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Search: Posts Made By: ECS-IB30
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Scared of inboards and the Volvo md7a

To The OP - MD7A is not a bad thing!
When I first got my boat (an abandoned salvage job) it was filled with water, mosquitoes, mold, and dead mice. A friend and fellow restorer of other people's...
Forum: Electronics 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: st1000 autopilot remote by smart marine

Gentlemen - I'm looking for more information on this unit as I am in the market for a decent and low-priced autopilot for my Islander Bahama 30 - with a wheel.

Googling SmartMarine ST100 did not...
Forum: Diesel 07-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Wrapping Exhaust Header

I went down to the local advanced auto and bought header tape ($20) it was enuf on a roll to wrap mine (smaller engine) and have half left over - secured with safety wire and does a great job - been...
Forum: Islander 07-18-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Leak detection help-- I30 Bahama

Welcome to sailnet and to the world of Islander Bahamas! So you likely have the same leaks I had - it is unlikely the toenail or Genoa track - it is most likely that your windows are the main...
Forum: Diesel 07-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Volvo MD7A fuel injection pump

I just did this same job on my Islander 30 - I found the place listed below online - they had everything I needed in stock and shipped it to my door - arrived on schedule and was exactly what I...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By ECS-IB30
Diver for bottom cleaning and Zinc replacement - In or Near Kent Island

Hi folks - looking for a good diver in the Kent Island Area for the usual, bottom cleaning and zinc replacement - overall inspection of the hull and running gear. basically looking for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Alternator pulleys!

Hey Denise -
Look up places that support race car parts - one comes to mind is Summit Racing - they will likely have something you can use - here's the link...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: I just bought a project boat - now what? Project Boat - Part I

I just looked at your blog - very impressive and extensive work and a beautiful boat - I have long admired the Alberg 35 -and yours is a great example of the breed - shoot me an email sometime -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By ECS-IB30
I just bought a project boat - now what? Project Boat - Part I

An Introduction
Some of you have seen previous posts and replies I've submitted. I thought it appropriate to introduce myself as a way of framing this post (or series).
I am a project management...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Maiden Voyage

...like I said, its hard to explain - it had been literally nearly 30 yrs since my last sailboat. There's nothing quite like adding a quarter turn to the genoa sheet and feeling her shift gears! ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By ECS-IB30
Maiden Voyage

OK - so for those of you who frequent this forum, this will not be a 'must-read' - for those of you who are new to this site, new to sailing, or just dreaming of sailing, this note might interest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,361
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Sailing around the world on a $10,000 sailboat

....it seems to me boats are like old houses or even some people I've know - what I might see as potential others see as a mis-fit - our boat is a great example of this theory -
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Decision to Make

To the OP -
With respect and admiration for the common problem you and I (and many of the other sailnetter's I think) share, here is a solution I have used successfully in the past that serves...
Forum: Islander 02-27-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Leak detection help-- I30 Bahama

Congrats on your IB30 - I have an 81 that I've been through similar issues with - it ended up being an issue with the windows in the salon - the big ones - water was literally pouring in and sliding...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-29-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: spirit 23 window frames ?

Sorry guys...Mark is a bit Old school. ..I ended up calling the number on the site and he returned my call later the same day.
Forum: North American Yachts 12-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By ECS-IB30
I used them on my. Islander bahama 30...great...

I used them on my. Islander bahama 30...great product and service. ..no brainer Install and perfect fit...take paper off plexi immediately though...else its a problem once the sun hits it...follow...
Forum: Diesel 12-19-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By ECS-IB30
Send me a pm....ive got a pdf of the shop manual...

Send me a pm....ive got a pdf of the shop manual I can email you...
Forum: Cal 10-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By ECS-IB30
I rewired my mast this past yr...some of these...

I rewired my mast this past yr...some of these have a conduit that runs the length and keeps the wiring from fouling on the halyards. ...tech drawings from the manufacturer should indicate the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By ECS-IB30
I've found muriatic acid to be the best cleaner...

I've found muriatic acid to be the best cleaner at local hardware store and cheap compared to boat cleaners...paint it on w a paint brush generously. ..scrub a bit w brush...rinse w clean...
Forum: Islander 09-20-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By ECS-IB30
Islander Bahama 30 Genoa

I have an Islander Bahama 30 - 1981 which we rescued from a salvage - it has an OK Main but no headsail - does anyone out there have a used Genoa they are willing to part with - something in the 110...
Forum: Diesel 09-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By ECS-IB30
I did mine on a volvo 13.5 with schedule 40 galv...

I did mine on a volvo 13.5 with schedule 40 galv from ace hardware....cut a hole for inlet pipe...welded it together...3 coats hi temp rustoleum and some exhaust wrap...about $40 and my time....used...
Forum: Atomic 4 09-14-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By ECS-IB30
Doing that project over winter. ..order quality...

Doing that project over winter. ..order quality gauges (unless you're looking for oem) lay it out on rhe bench, ailder and crimp and shrink wrap all connex...a loose ground is most common cause of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-03-2013
Replies: 204
Views: 15,212
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

The picture looks to be the fuel level sender - it should have a single ground wire headed back to the gauge -
I agree with Seaduction - if the leak only occurs when the engine is running it should...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-27-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 4,598
Posted By ECS-IB30
I was given the tip to get on the opposite side...

I was given the tip to get on the opposite side of the wheel facing astern when backing into the slip...if the boat starts to walk or get out of shape shift back into forward to straighten out...have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-24-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By ECS-IB30
If you Have the rule switch for auto manual...

If you Have the rule switch for auto manual operation check the screw in fuse on the panel. ..
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