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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,775
Posted By oz_hole
Using plain old lemon juice gets the brown/rusty...

Using plain old lemon juice gets the brown/rusty discoloration off our hull like magic! Just put the spray top right on the juice bottle and spray it on, or you could probably wipe it off with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By oz_hole
I'm planning on trying that; the relay was, of...

I'm planning on trying that; the relay was, of course, the part not in-stock when I went to pick up the other pieces.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By oz_hole
My apologies if I offended you, we've got a tank...

My apologies if I offended you, we've got a tank so as to cut down on the thru-hulls.
AC's coming from shorepower/genie/inverter.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By oz_hole
I was told by the local electronic components...

I was told by the local electronic components store that the blue jobbies were the MOV's. There is absolutely nothing written on them.
The one inline from the switch to the green wire seems to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By oz_hole
Thanks Faster, that's what I initially thought as...

Thanks Faster, that's what I initially thought as well, but checking on the specs of that relay made me look in other directions. That Zettler relay is supposed to have 10 million mechanical and 1...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By oz_hole
Greywater Blues

I've got a grey water pump out problem and it all seems to boil down to this circuit board. I need to draw up a schematic for it but I'm hoping until then someone can help me out with a few...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-06-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By oz_hole
Newport, RI to Caribbean

Thanks to all for checking the original post out, crew positions have been filled.
Best Regards, Oz
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By oz_hole
Do it once, do it right.

Hello all,
I''m having a "little" problem with with a boatyard here in NE. Been here since last Nov. and had my generator pulled out for it''s 7000H service. Just got it back from the yard and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-15-2005
Replies: 12
Views: 3,632
Posted By oz_hole
oil slick calming seas

next time you''re out just try throwing out some vegetable oil, it doesn''t have to be engine oil.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By oz_hole
A/C Light switches

Answered myself there again...
The problem that I''m having is that the words "FOR A/C USE ONLY" are stamped onto the switch.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By oz_hole
A/C Light switches

So are you saying that it''s in the construction of the switch that causes a problem? And what happens?
I was looking at the 20A switch (assuming that a switch was a switch), should I be dividing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By oz_hole
Limiting Prop & Shaft Barnicles

You can coat the shaft and prop with either Tef-gel (expensive) or anhydrous lanolin (cheap).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By oz_hole
A/C Light switches

can anyone tell me why I can''t use a A/C light switch for a D/C circuit?
Got a wash-down pump (12V/20A) that I want to put a switch for in a potentially wet spot, so I''m looking at those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,114
Posted By oz_hole
Stern docking

I "read a story somewhere" and the idea was that you should always have the boat facing the direction you''d like to go, in case you need to move quickly.
But of course the wind, tide and amount of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-29-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By oz_hole
Stowing Inflatable on Deck

Unfortunately it will cover the forepeak doghouse and two hatches, but no other alternative.
Getting ready to bring the boat back to MA from St. Maarten. Last time we lashed the collapsable dinghy...
Forum: Provisioning   05-27-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 6,634
Posted By oz_hole
Menu Planning

Check out these Men''s Health books: "A Man, A Can and a Plan" or "A Man, A Can and a Grill". Pretty interesting and healthy recipes using canned goods.
Oz
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By oz_hole
Stowing Inflatable on Deck

Was wondering what the general consensus was of stowing an inflatable on deck. Just got rid of a collapsable dinghy and went with a hard bottom. Getting ready to install some padeyes on the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-18-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 1,304
Posted By oz_hole
Crew Wanted

Headed to Newport, RI from St Maarten the first week of June on a classic 66'' PJ ketch.
I need at least 2 competent crew with offshore experience for a paid position. Please send a CV and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By oz_hole
Wireless Networking

Hi, was wondering if anyone knew of conflicts or problems that could occur between a wireless network for computers and other electronic equipment onboard.
Thanks, Oz
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-23-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By oz_hole
Newport-Carib

Hi, I may be needing crew for the run from Newport to Antigua, SXM,? Looking to leave mid-Oct.
She is a beautiful 66'' McCurdy designed, PJ built ketch. Built in ''74 of aluminum and featured in ...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-19-2003
Replies: 0
 
Views: 538
Posted By oz_hole


Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By oz_hole
Repowering

The boat I work on was repowered from 90hp to 200hp. I guess they figured they could save some money by not changing the prop. But, in all fairness, we are stuck with that prop as there is no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By oz_hole
Bilge pumps

I''ve got a Rule 3700 submersible pump in my deep bilge which is not easily accessible. If it''s not the switch, it''s the pump that''s acting up. I pulled, cleaned and replaced the pump and it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By oz_hole
aluminium prep

Got a bit of fairing to be done to a section of aluminium below the waterline and was looking for for some advice on products etc.
Thanks, Oz
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-23-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By oz_hole
Looking for crew.

Looking for experienced "amateur" crew to leave Newport for St. Maarten via Bermuda midish December.
Selemat is a 66'' ketch built by P&J in ''74.
You can check her out in the member''s section...
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