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Search: Posts Made By: 510datsun
Forum: Islander 04-25-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

Thanks for putting out your input and questions dacap06.

You are correct, I'm looking for an approximation to have an idea about the propeller size before going to a shop. I really don't trust...
Forum: Islander 04-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Forum: Islander 04-21-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

I'm guessing you didn't read the first message I posted at the start of the thread, but I will recap it for you.

In my initial post at the start of the thread, I stated I have an electric motor....
Forum: Islander 04-19-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

Anyone out there that can answer about what prop is being run on the diesel power units?
Forum: Islander 04-19-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

Thank You very much for the help! :)

I will check it to make sure.
Forum: Islander 04-19-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,161
Posted By 510datsun
How I Jacked Up My Islander 28 Cabin Top for Compression Post Repair

I thought it would be better to put this as a separate topic versus adding it to "Compression post repair". http://www.sailnet.com/forums/islander/49806-compresion-post-repaired.html
When I first...
Forum: Islander 04-19-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

WOW, no help.:confused:

This is why I have posted detailed information and pictures of important fixes for the Islander 28, seems help is most likely non-existent or long time coming.

I guess...
Forum: Islander 04-14-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 510datsun
Islander 28 propeller location from shaft support?

I'm going to replace my prop shaft, its bent, worn in grooves, and appears to short. My prop is within an inch or two of the shaft support. I bought the boat with an electric motor, and the prop...
Forum: Islander 04-13-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Ah, I was the one who gave you the advice not...

Ah, I was the one who gave you the advice not Sailho, sorry Sailho, at least I think I was. I'm 510datsun, I posted up how I fixed the compression post with plenty of pictures, just didn't have the...
Forum: Islander 04-12-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Thank You for your positive comments on my fix post. I was hoping the effort was worth it to the Islander 28 community.

I do wish I had taken pictures of how I did the cabin top jack up part. I...
Forum: Islander 04-12-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

I kinda covered how I jacked up the cabin top, mast, from my whole experience with this fix, you really need to de-mast the boat. To fix the counter top sag, you need to completely remove the metal...
Forum: Islander 03-30-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Ok, I finally finished the "Compression Post Repair", I'm going to attempt to recount my process of this fix for you.

First, after doing this repair, the best thing to do for this repair is to...
Forum: Islander 03-30-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,553
Posted By 510datsun
Re: I-28 Vinyl Headliner Replacement

downeast450,
thanks for the links on the spray on foam, may check in to using it on the boat. I have seen a spray on rubberized product used for car undercoating, an Eastwood Auto Supply product,...
Forum: Islander 03-27-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,553
Posted By 510datsun
Re: I-28 Vinyl Headliner Replacement

gknott, I would think the easiest method, and one I plan to use, is to attach 1/4 to 3/4 Styrofoam pieces cut out around all visible hardware. I know I'm lucky living were condensation is minimal...
Forum: Islander 03-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,553
Posted By 510datsun
Re: I-28 Vinyl Headliner Replacement

I'm not sure we are talking about the same material. Did you check the link I posted?
The material I'm referring to is .09(3/32) inches thick, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, it's all synthetic,...
Forum: Islander 03-20-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Moisture around chain plates

I would make sure silicone has never been used, silicone won't seal with gel coat. If silicone has been used, sand the area until all silicone is removed, water will not bead up on the surface.

I...
Forum: Islander 03-20-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Here are some pictures of the two support for the compression post under the cabin sole. You can see the fiberglass cloth cracking and separating from the supports.

Here is the Aft support, and...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,553
Posted By 510datsun
Re: I-28 Vinyl Headliner Replacement

I have started part of my solution to this problem. I have attached several 3/4 inch thick plywood blocks in locations I want to space the FRP material away from the boat hull. I will use the...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compresion post repaired

LOL, for sure, maybe not using it on the face is such a good idea.

I have totally squashed the idea of concrete in the bilge as part of the fix, for the reasons you have given. That is whats nice...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compresion post repaired

Here is the current condition of my bilge.

Before:
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s224/69datsun510/Islander%20Refit/Bilge1.jpg...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Hellosailor has a great solution for the icebox.

The cross members are several piece of plywood fiberglassed together. One is two pieces and the thicker one is three pieces, then glass mat used...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compresion post repaired

Genius, I'm changing mine up to this set up, but with my current pump, ASAP.
I used an old thru hole for the exhaust, I have an electric motor, so an easy change.

Just a nice cold splash on the...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Poor preparation in the hull prior to fiberglassing the joices from the looks of it, and soaked in bilge water for long periods prior to my owning the boat. I bought the boat basically from a lean...
Forum: Islander 03-19-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

Point taken, I will not use concrete, I will just use joices fiberglassed to the hull. I will still use the aluminum plate for to support the compression post. Yes, aluminum can be attacked and...
Forum: Islander 03-15-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,187
Posted By 510datsun
Re: Compression post repaired

I would disagree with any organic wood being stronger then GP03 electric grade fiberglass. Wood absorbs water, it's suppose to supply the tree with water and is more easily deformed the more it...
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