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Search: Posts Made By: junaido
Forum: Diesel 11-20-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By junaido
Re: Yanmar YQM15 - hard starting

@arf145 : Yes , typically in summer we can get the engine started with full throttle and cranking for about 5 secs or less, and then throttle back to idle quickly. However as the temps have cooled...
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By junaido
Re: Yanmar YQM15 - hard starting

Is there any harm to spraying a little "Heet" fluid into the air intake of a Yanmar 3GM30F diesel for cold starts? Its taking longer and longer, 20-30 secs of total cranking spread over two attempts...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-06-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By junaido
I think I have seen a book (Don Casey probably)...

I think I have seen a book (Don Casey probably) which recommends abrading the non-skid with bronze wool prior to painting it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-29-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 6,227
Posted By junaido
As VundaKid indicated, go to the Yahoo group. See...

As VundaKid indicated, go to the Yahoo group. See link in my earlier post on this thread. We have tons of pictures and some YouTube videos of various Mercators.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,355
Posted By junaido
I don't know how often you folks use your boats,...

I don't know how often you folks use your boats, most boats just sit in the water unused most of the time. A partnership seems like an eminently feasible solution to cut the costs of ownership. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
Posted By junaido
I used it to bed a stanchion in December. It was...

I used it to bed a stanchion in December. It was pretty dang cold, close to freezing. I used a heat gun to warm up the butyl tape a little bit. Seems to have done the job. I don't see any water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By junaido
Kerosene cooking stove questions

I have what appears to be a Force 10 Kerosene cooking stove on my newly acquired sailboat. Burners have little cups under them which are apparently used to preheat the burner by burning denatured...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By junaido
What is the procedure for teak with partially...

What is the procedure for teak with partially worn Cetol ? Can I reapply Cetol to the weathered areas that are bare, or do I need to strip all the teak down to bare wood and redo ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-01-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,513
Posted By junaido
I have recently acquired a sailboat with teak...

I have recently acquired a sailboat with teak cockpit coamings and caprail. Previous owner had used cetol on it. The cetol is mostly gone on the sun-exposed areas but intact in the shaded ones. So...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-22-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 6,227
Posted By junaido
I just purchased a Mercator 30 "Billiken" last...

I just purchased a Mercator 30 "Billiken" last week. Hull # indicates date of manufacture as March 73. I really like the boat and am trying to get her ready for extended cruising. Information on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 4,698
Posted By junaido
Check out this guy's blog. He had an engine...

Check out this guy's blog. He had an engine installed by this yard and it failed him in San Diego due to improper installation.

s/v Astraea: January 2010...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-09-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By junaido
Currently they are at par, and you are right that...

Currently they are at par, and you are right that US debt-laden economy does not augur well for the dollar riding high again, but weirder things have happened. Last summer USD/CAD were trading at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-08-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By junaido
According to the broker, there is no tax levied...

According to the broker, there is no tax levied on the sale in Canada and no duties if the boat was manufactured in US. Not sure what happens if it weren't.
Boat prices seem comparable between BC...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By junaido
Oregonian buying a sailboat in Canada

I am an Oregon resident looking to buy a sailboat in Vancouver, BC. Anyone know the tax implications and legal hassles of such a transaction ? Would I have to pay any sales tax in Canada? I believe...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 03-25-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 9,359
Posted By junaido
We bought our Tanzer 25, another Canadian boat...

We bought our Tanzer 25, another Canadian boat like the C&Cs, about 2 years ago with much the same objectives as you. It pays to bide your time and check out all the CL sections from Spokane to...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 11-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By junaido
Are you still offering sailing/boat camping in...

Are you still offering sailing/boat camping in the San Blas area. If so how much is your daily rate ?

Thanks

Junaid

P.S. I have sailing experience.
Forum: Tanzer 07-05-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 12,868
Posted By junaido
I finally got the boat, hull #57 built in 88....

I finally got the boat, hull #57 built in 88. Interestingly even though its a Tanzer, the builder is listed as Challenger Yachts of Canada.

Junaid
Forum: Tanzer 06-22-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 12,868
Posted By junaido
I am a newly minted T25 owner. Just bought a 1988...

I am a newly minted T25 owner. Just bought a 1988 Tanzer 25 sight unseen. I have yet to take delivery from seller. Will update hull # and info when I know it. It looks like a nice solid boat but the...
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