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Search: Posts Made By: rbyham
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By rbyham
Re: A little traffic

Very cool even if a bit inaccurate
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 88
Views: 4,123
Posted By rbyham
Re: I Paid a Dude. And I Liked It.

In certain situations I am with you Smack. Like an job that will send me to chiropractic for an $800 shot and therapy or when a pro who lives on boat next to me gives me huge discounted rates cuz I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By rbyham
Need to replacey Pro Mariner charger with what?

Didn't get but about 4 years service out of the Prosport 12 battery charger. Anyone have a recommendation or see a good deal out there on another dual bank charger?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By rbyham
Re: A rigging option?

Sounds like consensus here ☺ I can't actually recall the last time I saw 5 people agree on anything on SN. So I guess it is on to the further question which I have begun to research via other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By rbyham
Re: increasing and consolidating standing rigging size

I have a related question. How does one know that the 35 year old boat he just bought is rigged as per original or designed wire size? If history of rig is unknown do we just assume that what is on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By rbyham
A rigging option?

I see minor rust and hairline cracks at most of my swagged terminal ends but the 3/8 wire looks and feels good. What is the thinking of folks in terms of cutting swagged ends off and going mechanical...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 6,716
Posted By rbyham
Re: packing gland

Let me bring this thread back. The rubber sleeve/gland on my stuffing box is toast. Was leaking badly the other day. When I checked on it, I found a large tear in the rubber that appeared to have...
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By rbyham
Yanmar parts source... starter?

I am new to diesels and thus anything Yanmar. Diagnosing a hard starting problem with a 1978 3qm30 raw water cooled, it appears I may need a new starter. For those with more years of diesel/Yanmar...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,910
Posted By rbyham
Re: Spreading ashes?

Nice words weinie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,910
Posted By rbyham
Spreading ashes?

I have become aware of someone in my marina who recently lost an immediate family member. The family would like to spread the deceased's ashes in the harbor. Unfortunately the deceased's boat is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By rbyham
Re: Barnacles clogging through hull

I may be facing something of the same sort as I resurrect a yanmar 3qm30 that is in the water but run since 2010.she starts and runs well but only steam comes out and she jumps to 220 in about 5...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By rbyham
Re: Helping an old head

Thanks folks. I am presently focused on getting the yanmar rounded out, install new battery bank, followed by good overall cleaning, mount a new prop, then the head before sails are bent on. But...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By rbyham
Re: Yanmar 3qm30 hoses needed

sorry folks yes RWC
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By rbyham
Re: some version of the Hyde Streamstay One Solid Rod Furling System

Thanks Sony. I looked into the furlers (jib and main) today after reading this thread. It sounds like these furlers can create problems but as i tested mine today they seem to turm very easily and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By rbyham
Yanmar 3qm30 hoses needed

I am working with a 1978 Yanmar 3qm30. All the hoses water and fuel as well as filters, zincs, etc. need to be changed. This being my first diesel, can anyone point me to a good parts source. I also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,103
Posted By rbyham
Re: some version of the Hyde Streamstay One Solid Rod Furling System

Sony I am interested in lubricating a Hyde without dropping. Any chance you took pictures of the process or can say more about how you did this?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By rbyham
Helping an old head

I have recently purchased a new to me boat. This will be my first marine head. It is a basic jabsco manual with 30gal holding tank. The head and tank have not been used for many years. I am curious...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By rbyham
Re: Small DIY Swim Platform

I am thinking about adding a foldable this year. Will be watching this thread for ideas. Both these options look good so long as access is easy.... For me that is key. I ain't no kid no more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 53
Views: 5,903
Posted By rbyham
Re: How to run aground properly

Funny story. I have a few of my own. But I did kind of cringe thinking about an 8 year old daughter possibly watching her parents get hammered. I am no teatotaler but hopefully the hammering and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By rbyham
Re: When is a dirty bottom hopeless

All the logic here is impeccable. The research goes on but I am leaning out some at this point.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By rbyham
Re: When is a dirty bottom hopeless

I forgot to mention that osmosis issues remain a big concern. Diver indicates he saw a zinc which makes no sense after all these years. He evidently dove the hull for someone a couple months ago....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By rbyham
Re: What are the implications of buying a uSCG registered sailboat?

Yes I am in SC. Sounds like I need to call Dr to learn more about applicable local excise taxes. I don't see myself doing much international. She would be a coastal cruiser. Bahamas maybe but beyond...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,788
Posted By rbyham
Re: When is a dirty bottom hopeless

Well I am back after a couple days of further research. I am hesitant to say much here as one never knows who is reading? However I will say that after much looking the hull remains the major hurdle....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By rbyham
Re: Help with engine ID?

Need to look tomorrow for name plate... thanks for confirm of RWC... that was my best guess too... and I am pretty sure it is 2QM30... just not sure which one which only makes a diff in terms of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By rbyham
Re: Help with engine ID?

With further research I am suspecting it to be a RWC 3QM30H... now to find out if that is good news or bad. :-)
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