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Search: Posts Made By: P35juniper
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,546
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

I'm not saying to use a check valve, but if you are, try to use one that will most likely work best, think scupper valve,

Single pump is the old attage: one is none, two is one, because things...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,546
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

That depends on the type of check valve, large flap and wieghted ball generally have full flow and rarely fail closed they can fail open, small springed ones are only good for clear liquid and higher...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,546
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

I have a Greybeard pump to get the bilge right dry, I just need to hook up a sensor for it. I might try a fountain pump sometime hooked directly to a solar panel and just let it run.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Has anybody towed kayaks behind....

I have towed two kayaks behind before, one of them is out there somewhere, not sure where, $400 down :(
Forum: Pearson 02-27-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Wanderer / P35 Centerboard Tang Replacement

I won't see the one on Juniper till I do the same, I'm thinking about 3/4 X 1/8 X 6, may be longer,
Look here Center Board Issues (
Forum: Pearson 02-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Wanderer / P35 Centerboard Tang Replacement

my best guess is you will have to make it, on Juniper it's just two bronze flat bars through bolted on one end, then a hole for a clevis pin to hook the pendent to.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By P35juniper
Re: How to retrieve anchor when rode is covered in barnacles?

I would get help from a friend, then on a calm day at low tide work an old beat-up dinghy ( do not use your inflatable ) under the rode so as the rode goes water, one side of the dinghy across the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-09-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Using Reef Balls to make a mooring?

Habitat Mooring | A Mooring That Provides Marine Habitat (
these guys
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 11-14-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Pearson 33 Ice Box Conversion

I have the same unit in my Pearson 35, it works ok as Capt. says it will ice up, out of the boxit needs work, change out the inside fan to run all the time, I changed the fan itself, Ihave two 1 1/2"...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By P35juniper
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 07-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Adding an auxiliary electric motor might be fun...

Instead of chain use a cog belt sometimes called timing belts, as to clutches, just let it spin, unless you have a huge gear reduction there will be little drag,
Best would be if you could find a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,378
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Minn Kota Endura C2 30 $99

I'm using a c2 30 this year to push a 12 foot dinghy ( had a c2 40, they don't like being under saltwater, lasted two years before getting dropped, battery cable saved it from going to the bottom )...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2014
Replies: 172
Views: 11,316
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

I recall reading about a boat made of copper/nickel hull '60s-'70s time frame, if the boat was moving i think about 4 knots it would stay clean if sitting growth would start.
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 02-18-2014
Replies: 157
Views: 10,793
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

It would be a bit of a pain but if you had 7 panels up each rail and 3-4 across the back, that would be 1700-1800 watts, about 6 hours best, Just have tofigure an easy way of setting/ removing/...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-18-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 16,648
Posted By P35juniper
Re: What is the smallest dinghy with a cabin?

S.F Pelican, 12' , can have a small cutty,
Forum: Pearson 12-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Centerboard cable/rope?

So far so good, just replaced some sta-set after 3 years, that was not worn anywhere, just put the amsteel in this spring, to hook to the c/b just splice and stich in a loop w/ a thimble just like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2013
Replies: 82
Views: 10,961
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Is the Binnacle Compass Obsolete?

I've replaced my leaking binnacle compass with a bulkhead one that way I'm looking forward to see the compass and looking forward to see where I'm going. Just have to make sure noone sits in front...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By P35juniper
Re: DIY yard near myrtle beach sc???

Haque Marine is a great little boat yard, DIY and help if needed. Nice people.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Custom bimini maker

Gemini Marine Canvas
Rockland Maine
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-19-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 6,220
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Too big for a sunfish?

I'm 240# and sail a Snark, so a sunfish should be fine, you could even bring a friend.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Single Season Bottom Paint for Northern New England

I've used cheap paint for single season, Aquagaurd from Hammiltons $50/gallon on sale, been floating for a year on one coat haven't scrubbed, has just a bit of a beard, and Rockland harbor grows good
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Radar mast mount from fiberglass?

I would be thinking it would be easiest to mount it on a spreader, might need to reinforce it a bit depending on design and a bit of a mount plate
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-29-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,686
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Towed Generator that We Really Need


1) prop size was optimized for pushing the boat, not turning a shaft. Pitch, shape, are backwards from what you really need for a water turbine

How about using a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2012
Replies: 77
Views: 5,426
Posted By P35juniper
Re: Optimal propulsion system

I've thought about a hybred system leaving the diesel in place then attatching an electric motor to the prop shaft with cog belt, I then could run just diesel, just electric, diesel with electric...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 5,219
Posted By P35juniper
I've read about someone that had an old DR650...

I've read about someone that had an old DR650 that they kept on a boat, they took it apart and stored the parts all around the boat and the heavest piece was ~65Lbs then they would put it back...
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