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Search: Posts Made By: pvanv1
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By okawbow
Re: Last one for tonight. Tiller pilots

It's really not the displacement that counts, but how well your sailboat balances under all conditions. I used a Simrad TP10 on my Cheoylee 31 ketch, for several thousand miles of cruising, without...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By bratzcpa
Re: Last one for tonight. Tiller pilots

We have the ST1000 Raetheon/Raymarine on our Catalina 27. About 8,000 lbs. Works great - love it. BUT, the comments above about being NON-water proof are "dead on accurate." It isn't waterproof...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By TQA
Re: Last one for tonight. Tiller pilots

I have bad news and worse news.

The bad news. Never buy a tiller pilot that is underspcced. Always go up a size. IMHO the ST 2000 is underspec.

Now the worse news. They are hopelessly...
Forum: Outboard 08-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By dabnis
Re: Yamaha 9.9 problems

Any/all that can be taken apart. Suggest you lay them out from left to right with the "up" side up in sequential order of dis-assembly. Pictures & a good shop manual or at least a parts diagram...
Forum: Outboard 08-31-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Yamaha 9.9 problems

Valvetec was another that got all excellent anti-corrosion ratings in the Practical Sailor testing.

With ethanol gasoline I many are under weighting the effect of corrosion on carbs. Aluminum...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 5,438
Posted By denverd0n
Re: How many sailors actually know how to sail?

Of course, there are always extremes. You can always find the ex-racer who is never satisfied and has to tweak the sails every 20-30 seconds. On the other side, you can find the cruisers who almost...
Forum: Outboard 01-26-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 60,026
Posted By alphacarina
Re: Nissan / Tohatsu 6h 4 stroke

Golly . . . . I had to go back and reread every word I wrote to see where I was 'bashing' or attacking you personally. I sure don't see that, nor was it my intention

All I said about you...
Forum: Outboard 01-25-2014
Replies: 255
Views: 60,026
Posted By alphacarina
Re: Nissan / Tohatsu 6h 4 stroke

First, I've read every post on every single page of this 'thread that won't die' and I've joined here just to resurrect it to post what's still missing - Although it was stated here in the last...
Forum: Outboard 12-09-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By RTee
Re: Outboard Starting Procedure

Sorry for the motherhood but are you in possession of the owner manual? If not, have you tried to find it online? To me, that would be the place to start. Beside ensuring that the kill switch is...
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