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Search: Posts Made By: hangupndrive
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-08-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Bad compass?

Not surprised from what I read about that model. Even still, kind of anti-climactic!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Bad compass?

Here's why I couldn't find the calibration/compensation/swing procedure:

Danforth are bulkhead mount compasses originally made by the Aquameter Co.. When ITT purchased the Aquameter Co. the Saturn...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Bad compass?

if your compass card reacts to the steel screwdriver, i'd say you have an adjustment/calibration problem, not a mechanical problem with the jewell. It's kind of difficult to describe without a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Bad compass?

Very intriguing problem. I would be curious if you were able to move the card by holding a magnet, cell phone or steel screwdriver near it. if the card does not move, that would lead me to believe...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-05-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Sail replacement or repair?

Absolutely check Craigslist. There should be plenty to choose from in Florida. Just measure your Headstay (luff). Remember if the size is close, sails can be re-cut. Check with a local loft on...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-28-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By hangupndrive
Treehouse Cafe Needs Help!

If you are not familiar with this Keystone Institution in Ganges, BC, you are missing out on one of the most wonderful, intimate music venues in North America. I don't know of another place where I...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-29-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: US Sailing Vs. ASA Sailing classes

Lots of great comments. I have a couple of things to add.

US Sailing is analagous to US Fencing, US Gymnastics, US Archery, US Rowing. That is, they are the US governing body for Olympic...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Standing Rigging is really slack

What is your chain plate setup? Is it ine that all shrouds connect to or is there a separate one for each shroud? If you have a single chain plate, and, If its only one shroud, the problem is...
Forum: Outboard 06-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Honda 2.3 for 9"6" inflatable?

I'd go with 4 minimum. If you go with 8hp you should be able to get it up on a plane with two people. I have a3.5 tohatsu on my 8ft. I could really use a little more.
Forum: Outboard 06-27-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Can you repair prop with spline?

Guess that's why some genius invented the shear pin.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 3,505
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: First Accident What Did I Do Wrong?

You went wrong in turning down wind to de-power. You need to head up and luff the sails to de-power. Also when you head downwind the slugs will bind in the mast track. That is why the sail tore. ...
Forum: Electronics 06-26-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 1,404
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Airmar / Raymarine DST800 Transducer Issue

I never would have thought that there are boat owners out there who regularly remove a transducer while their boat is in the water. have the same DST800. It has been in salt water for over four...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-24-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Sailing lessons

I fully endorse ASA courses. They are nearly universally accepted as proof of competence. Power squadron is fine but ASA is far more comprehensive. I will, contrary to other posters suggest that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Key switch

I use a screwdriver to turn the key switch on my boat. Funny, it's the same way I used to start my '81 Ford Festiva in college.
Forum: Electronics 06-05-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Raymarine ST4000 MK2 Autopilot Gearbox info?

Check e bay for a unit you can use for parts.
Forum: Electronics 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: ST 4000+ Slipping out of engagement

Sounds like your belt tension is off. Do not use wd40 or any lubricant including silicon spray. There is a warning to this effect in the owners manual. The belt relies on friction. If you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Off-season storage--Additive to keep plumbing sanitary?

Here in Seattle, freezing is not a problem. To sterilize (sort of) I run a couple of gallons of white vinegar through the system each spring. Cheap at Costco. If you have a cheap source, vodka...
Forum: Beneteau 06-05-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Beneteau 40 transmission problem

You posted this under "Beneteau". This reduction gear is found in thousands of boats of all makes. You will have no shortage of responses (some may even be worthwhile) if you post under "gear and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Rafting in Victoria?

You can also reserve a spot at the Sidney marina. In my opinion it is the nicest marina anywhere at any price. There is regular, easy, bus service to Victoria. Sidney is also a wonderful town to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-03-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Boat Consultant vs Broker

Excellent point by the prior poster. Educate yourself as much as possible. I am not yet in a position in life to venture much beyond a 2 week summer cruise but i do plan on extended cruising...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-03-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Boat Consultant vs Broker

A friend of mine who took two years off to cruise uses Bob Perry's consulting services and was very pleased. he (Bob Perry) also has a very enjoyable blog:

Yacht Design According to Perry...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-02-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Learning navigation while land-locked?

Asa 105 is the best, most methodical coastal nav course anywhere. It is more intensive than that which is required for the USCG Captain's exam. Unlike Power Squadron (which is a great...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-02-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: sailing at night

There are not going to be any crab pots in the Juan de Fuca Strait or Haro Strait. Obviously one needs to be extra vigilant in the bays during the season. Yes there are some logs and other flotsam...
Forum: Diesel 04-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: 3 GM 30 Yanmar, White Powder

sure sounds like some sort of galvanic corrosion. When whas the last time the coolant was changed. There are no anodes on that engine. Diesel coolant contains comopounds that act to inhibit...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Where to anchor out near Seattle ?

A Waggoner's guide (Home | Waggoner Cruising Guide (http://waggonerguide.com/)) Will be your best reference for all cruising matters from olympia, wa to southern Alaska. There is an extensive...
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