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Search: Posts Made By: MedSailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,267
Posted By RichH
Re: What are the pros/cons of the Max Prop

Most Max-Props have 'set screw' ports for applying grease. To do this while underwater, obtain 2 MONEL (and with MONEL internal spring) 'zerk fittings' (grease fittings) of the exact same (metric)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By night0wl
Re: POR 15 for Anchor Chain

For the amount you'll spend on POR treating, then repainting...dealing with all the hassle, just buy new chain. POR is expensive stuff. $50 a quart. How many quarts are you going to go through for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 4,433
Posted By jimgo
Re: Sea Delivery from SFO to PNW how feasible?

Med, I'm sorry this thread went so far afield. To the extent that my attempt at a joke early on contributed to that, I am sorry. I hope it will get back on topic now - I was enjoying reading about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,126
Posted By Yachtjuno
Re: Top Down Furlers

I said that i would feed back on my experience with the top down furler that i was planning to install on my Oyster 57.5 monohull. So here it is:
I have a short carbon bowsprit made by Formula, a...
Forum: Diesel 08-14-2013
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tea House
Re: Conversion to oil as coolant?

One key factor with DEAC (Diesel Engine Antifreeze Coolant) is to AVOID CHLORINATED/CHLORAMINATED TAPWATER for mix & top off at all costs.

It rots header tanks, piping etc.

Always mix or top...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By SalNichols94804
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Yes sir, I'll try. First off, this entire tale, as told by these two makes it sound like an episode of Sharknado, where but for their magnificent skills, everyone would have perished. So one of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By SlowButSteady
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Almost every post in this thread make me happier that I neither race, nor sail with ANY of the knuckleheads who have posted here. It's pretty obvious that the entire line-up on that boat (Skipper,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-05-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By Sal Paradise
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

you know what?

I'm not interested in escalating this argument.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Its easy to say "I would have taken one look at the boat and got off".

But thats a big ask when you've paid for your air flights (a lot of crew fly into the Canary Islands for a trans atlanitc and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

There are always two sides to every story, that's why my own post only wished RD well that he's back and suggested this had to be a good learning experience. I don't know the whole story, nor does...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2013
Replies: 1,048
Views: 155,881
Posted By GeorgeB
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

I was shocked when I read about your horrific experience on the Transpac. I have heard stories from friends about their “race from hell” but your story beats them all hands down. One common...
Forum: Diesel 07-28-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Perkins 4.108 flame starter questions...

As I assume you know, the flame start system works by one activating a glow-plug in the throat of the air intake assembly that heats a tiny dribble of fuel to the point at which it ignites. If one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-08-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By SlowButSteady
Re: Halogen to LED

Boat/RV/Other LED Replacement Bulbs | Boat, RV, and Other Lighting | Super Bright LEDs (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By eherlihy
Ground Tackle for an O'day 35

Several people have asked me about my ground tackle setup, so I thought that I would post this here to explain what it is, and how I use it.

Below is a diagram of how I would deploy the anchor if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2013
Replies: 1,024
Views: 306,517
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Well. I needed a new holding tank, one was stinkin and only 6 gallons, decided to take advantange of available space so I made one. New one holds 14 gallons and still fits in same location as old one...
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