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Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
I had to cut the shaft and replace it as part of...

I had to cut the shaft and replace it as part of the PSS dripless installation.
Forum: CS Yachts   12-17-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Val v
CS33 Grounding question

Digging deep into the bilge of my 1982 CS33 I noticed that one of the most forward keel bolts is used for grounding. There is a screw threaded on top of the keelbolt and the screw holds down some...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-11-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Re: Bronze prop pitting filing

I disagree. The amount of epoxy used to fill in those tiny voids is in milligrams. It would weigh less than the barnacles that were stuck to the blades. Even when engine runs at 3000 rpm I would bet...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-11-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Re: Bronze prop pitting filing

I had a brand new zinc i installed before the boat was put in but at some point it fell off. Probably some months ago because there isnt even a trace of it on the shaft where it was. I will use the...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
How do I get a zinc on the prop?

How do I get a zinc on the prop?
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Re: Bronze prop pitting filing

While I agree with the "proper" fix it seems that in my case the pitting isnt very deep....
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Re: Bronze prop pitting filing

By the way. Here are the pix
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Re: Bronze prop pitting filing

Thanks Maine, that was funny about the bandaid but true. This is the first year I own the boat. When I bought it and it was pulled out of the water for inspection the prop wasnt as pitted. Before the...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   12-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By Val v
Bronze prop pitting filing

Zink fell off this past season and my max-prop got a lot of pitting. I'm trying to fill the voids. Are there any better methods than jbweld for a diy?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Val v
Loose clamps on stuffing box

When removing the old stuffing box today as part of my project switching over to the PSS, I found the clamps on the stuffing box "hose" were not tight at all enough for me to be able to unscrew them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Val v
Re: Profurl help needed

Looking and thinking about the setup further, I have another question about this specific model. Do the set screws "squeeze" the track or do they go through the drum and the track just sits on top...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-29-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Val v
Re: Profurl help needed

Yes it maybe N31. This is the number profurl thought it may be also. The extrusion is 31mm so it would make sense.

The dimples for the set screws on the extrusion are elongated. The thread on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-29-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Val v
Re: Profurl help needed

We may have different models. My drum is made of two round parts (top and bottom). I know, there are some other models that have the drum also made up of two pieces but they are two half circles as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-29-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Val v
Profurl help needed

I have a 1982 33' boat with Profurl (old "classic" model) it became very hard to furl in and out. Since the mast was removed for the winter, today I was able to remove the drum to see whats going on....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Val v
Thanks everyone. The tanks is secured now....

Thanks everyone. The tanks is secured now. Today, I attached a strong aluminum angle profiles to the stringers going across from port to starboard using #14x1 screws. They are holding down on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Val v
Thanks. 5200 might work. I didnt think of that....

Thanks. 5200 might work. I didnt think of that. My problem with tabbing fiberglass is preparing the surface. Inside the hull is all painted. Sanding it down to bare fiberglass is going to be a big...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Val v
This space is under the vbirth cushions. Inside...

This space is under the vbirth cushions. Inside there is no liner there but there are 2 on each side 2x4s "ribs" for the boat stiffness, which makes all these surfaces not flat.
Yes glassing is an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Val v
Ideas on securing holding tank

Hi,

I'm trying to get some ideas on how other people managed securing holding tank in the V birth.

Installing a brand new trapezoid tank on the old space. It's much smaller than original and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Val v
Adding several vents throughout the boat

After owning our CS33 for several months now we are noticing several places that don't get enough ventilation which causes mold or at least musty smell. All the holding tanks compartments, hanging...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Val v
I was under the impression that dorate box and...

I was under the impression that dorate box and nicro non-solar type operate principally different. Dorate allows for the air in and the nicro sucks the air out on the Venturi pricipal.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Val v
How effective is a passive air vent on mooring

Could someone please share their experience using a passive air vent on a mooring. Where my boat is anchored is plenty of wind usually. I'm wondering how strong the wind is required to generate...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-01-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,276
Posted By Val v
I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a...

I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a nightmare. It seems trucking company did some damage to the boat but the rest of the issues were engine related. The story there reinforces what I see...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-31-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,276
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Paul, I did not look into trucking it. It's actually only 1 hour of driving but about 2-3 days of sailing because i have go from Delran NJ all the way to Perth Amboy, NJ (Delaware River, around Cape...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-30-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,276
Posted By Val v
My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He...

My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He said don't forget a diving mask and a wet suit in case I have to go under and cut an entangled line. Wouldn't have thought about it but it does make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-22-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Val v
Bronze Y valve instead of plastic waste valves

Was wondering if anyone was able to use bronze ball Y valve 1-1/2 typically used for plumbing but in a waste system on a boat. The cost is the same for about $65 you can get either Jabsco Y valve or...
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