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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-08-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,023
Posted By sebez
Re: Tohatsu troubles

Just as a side note, Tohatsu is the manufacturer of all small outboards. They build them and badge them as Suzuki, Mercury, Evinrude etc. Kepp your fuel clean and run them periodically. I dont...
Forum: Diesel   08-07-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By sebez
Re: yanmar YSE8 Fuel problem

Loosen the lines at the injectors and try it again until you get fuel there...you might have to crank the engine with the lines loose...sounds like you have an air lock in the injector lines...just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,081
Posted By sebez
Re: Docking help

Yes thats it " Neutral is a gear to!"...can I use that in a conversation? Its all about speed and control...If you don't have forward motion you have no control with the rudder, if you don't have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,081
Posted By sebez
Re: Docking help

Here's what I do....It may work for you and it may not. I purchased a 32 morgan several years ago and was terrified every time I took it out, but not any more. When leaving the slip I have to back...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-19-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,877
Posted By sebez
yanmar idle speed

With out looking at the shop manual I'm not sure how to lower the idle speed. What I do is take the engine out of gear and coast to bleed off speed then as needed just pop it in and out of gear to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,229
Posted By sebez
Re: Diesel consumption.

What size and make of engine do you have?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By sebez
Re: Outboard Issues

I seem to agree that it is a fuel issue...have you tried squeezing the bulb on the tank to see if the problem goes away...weak fuel pump or clogged strainer/filter
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 10,260
Posted By sebez
Re: Torqeedo electric motors

I love the smell of gasoline in the morning! Tried and true and fossil fuels are not going away anytime soon. Some day the technology will be there when we can all move about with electric power,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By sebez
Re: Replacing Lifelines

I found this interesting snippet of info...where else but on the interweb...
Metals (http://www.vmrgladstone.org.au/metals.html)
Guarding against crevice corrosion within PVC jacketed stainless...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By sebez
Re: Ya git what u pay for I S'pose

I was always taught that if you pay cheap you pay twice! perhaps the sail could be taken in and restitched with a UV resistant thread. When I had my Jib in the shop for conversion to roller furling...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By sebez
Storm Sail with roller furling?

Several month ago I installed an Allado roller furling system on my Morgan 32. I really enjoy the furling system but I am wondering how best...if the need should arise to attach the storm jib. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By sebez
Re: Replacing Lifelines

Im not really a fan of coated lifelines as they dont allow the stainless steel to breath and could set up corrosion thru oxygen deprivation. Am I correct or am I missing something?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,346
Posted By sebez
Re: Opinions: What do YOU think is the best method of climbing your mast

I used a mast mate that I borrowed from a neighbor. It worked well with the exception of the safety harness which had to be unhooked at the spreaders and then again at the top of the upper shrouds. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 7,990
Posted By sebez
Re: Closing seacocks

I usually only get down to the boat ever couple of weeks and when I leave all the seacocks get closed. Peace of mind and it exercises the valves. I do like the idea of hanging the engine key on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By sebez
Re: New Hatch for the Morgan 321

I could send you the mold and then you could have the fun I did. A friend of mine is building a vacuum form table in the near future and I was thinking of trying to make one out of lexan. The cost...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-17-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By sebez
Re: New Hatch for the Morgan 321

lets see if this works, ok the first one is of the old hatch and the mold. next is the mold, after that is the new vs. the old plastic hatch and the last is the semi finished product. I will try and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-17-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By sebez
New Hatch for the Morgan 321

Last July I purchased a 1981 32 foot morgan sloop. The forward hatch was barely hanging on and was so cracked and crazed I was concerned that if someone fell or stepped on it it would shatter and...
Forum: Atomic 4   03-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By sebez
Use a helicoil thread repair, it easy, fast and...

Use a helicoil thread repair, it easy, fast and strong
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