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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By alaska67
Re: DC Refrigeration Wiring

^^^^this bare minimum

when your bat charger burps or when shore ac is lost you risk compressor damage as well as bat damage. sure thing i did say when not if. an adjustable low volt break off set...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By alaska67
Re: How to remove old instruments

with set screws they sound like old datamarine gauges. i had the same problem and lots of debond was a big help. po had put them in with 5200 so short of some c4 or dynamite debond worked but took a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 5,341
Posted By alaska67
Re: Lifespan of a Diesel Engine

a well respected marine author that boat owners might actually consider a real expert on the subject of diesels disagrees with a sailnets "god". oh my

you type as a god on every subject you speak...
Forum: Diesel   04-10-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By alaska67
Re: Yanmar parts source... starter?

there are options.

rebuild - pretty cheap local automotive electric shop

replace from tractor or industrial dealer - reasonable

boneyard - cheap

buy from marine dealer - arm + leg +...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,057
Posted By alaska67
Re: Congratulations go the flying Gunboat....

let me know how this thing does with crab pots and lobster traps? what happens when you hit a floating weed slick?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 5,341
Posted By alaska67
Re: Lifespan of a Diesel Engine

now you are a diesel god? :D:D:D:puke

from what i have read in your postings you are sailnets most likely candidate to repeat a louis jordan.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   09-24-2012
Replies: 125
Views: 11,593
Posted By alaska67
Re: I'm Done

I don't post here often I am usually at sea but i do read. i have read seahunter here and on cruisers.



some of his famous digs are below. it seems he was the "know it all" and could not stand...
Forum: Electronics   08-14-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,256
Posted By alaska67
Active Captain & iPad Aarghhhhhh

don't know who to be more po'd at active captan for needing flash or apple for not supporting it on the pad. i guess the ipad is bigger more popular so I guess I feel as if active captan should try...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2008
Replies: 254
Views: 22,565
Posted By alaska67
just an interesting observation. it took 1 1/2...

just an interesting observation. it took 1 1/2 years to get to 460+/- posts and with mr ross & crew heavy handing the forums this thread has hit 210 posts in just two days. it seems their muscle and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-01-2008
Replies: 254
Views: 22,565
Posted By alaska67
how is warning

how is warning potential buyers to what is already public knowledge bashing? as of yet i have not seen any bashing in this thread and only concern over the rash decision by tartan to threaten sailnet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2008
Replies: 174
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Views: 9,375
Posted By alaska67
i like them

i like them and even though i have none i think after viewing these forums for a long time that it seems to actually work. what i like is to see someone with a lower number of overall posts but high...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 10,373
Posted By alaska67
great post gryzio

nice post and lots of good info!

i'll add one more great tool.

a photoelectric tachometer. i use it to double check my tach, alternators pully ratio etc. etc. about $70.00 at eastwood.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 10,373
Posted By alaska67
infrared thermometer

i really like my infrared thermometer model raytek mt-6. i can troubleshoot lots of engine issues and more with it including knowing exactly when the beer is cold enough. they are easy to use just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 3,097
Posted By alaska67
See this thread

take a look at this thread currently going on over in "sailboat design and construction" http://www.sailnet.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39779


it may be the same thing going on with your own keel.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 9,031
Posted By alaska67
Holy cow!

i looked at the other parts of your web site - cool stuff
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 5,676
Posted By alaska67
quite simply put there are cars/trucks that will...

quite simply put there are cars/trucks that will be just as much fun and perform similarly to both the corvette and the hummer that don't scream look at me, look at me, I have insecurity issues and I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 4,952
Posted By alaska67
ok

no problem..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 5,676
Posted By alaska67
its

it's a yacht if you have a small wee wee and a boat if you are a self confident human being. it's the same thing as the loser who drives a hummer or a bright red corvette they have issues with the...
Forum: Ericson   01-03-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,618
Posted By alaska67
i use

i use alligator cliped jumper wires and just jump from a hot lead on the solenoid to the electric fuel pump as this avoids the alarms from screeching. don't run the electric pump for long perids and...
Forum: Catalina   01-03-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,934
Posted By alaska67
i had

i had to remove the plywood in my keel sump to. this was a very cheesy and bogus way to build a boat. look at most late 80's and 90's cats and you don't see the smile like you do on the plywood...
Forum: Catalina   01-03-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 4,808
Posted By alaska67
chill

chill the cutlass in ice before you re install it and it will slide in easier
Forum: Catalina   01-03-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,875
Posted By alaska67
i see.

i've seen plenty of catalina 42's that have crossed but not as many 36, 38 etc.. the 42's are all over the carib with cruisers.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-03-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 9,594
Posted By alaska67
what about

how about a used alerion 28 they are not too expensive. you could also buy a older j-30 or j-29
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 62
Views: 4,952
Posted By alaska67
this guy

this guy xort needs to take some chill pills or something
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By alaska67
52

we spent 52 days on board and about 18 overnights this season. life just seemed to get in the way.
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