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Search: Posts Made By: eherlihy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 50
Views: 2,266
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Any way to check keel bolts?

I haven't read all the replies but... wow...:rolleyes:

If you are concerned about the keel, and if the seam seems to be getting wider, PULL THE BOLTS. It's not rocket science, and it can be done...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Stinky Foul Weather Gear

I find that OdoBan smells like a veterinarian's office...

I have used PureAyre Marine to combat odors. It supposedly has enzymes in it to help neutralize odor;...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Which batteries for us?

Then let me point you to this thread (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/electrical-systems/96436-portable-generators-safe.html) for more discussion.
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 799
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Which batteries for us?

Your question falls into two parts; what is the best bang for the buck battery, and how big of a bank do you need for your anticipated loads.

The answer to the first question is easy. Right now...
Forum: Electrical Systems 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Third / starting battery?

Similar to Faster's suggestion, I would connect all three identical batteries in parallel to have a large house bank. Remember to have the + and - at opposite ends of the bank. This large bank would...
Forum: Diesel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By eherlihy
Finally, because I know you'll eeventually ask,...

Finally, because I know you'll eeventually ask, it is based on a Kubota D850 block.
Forum: Diesel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By eherlihy
Also, do not load pix to SailNet from your phone....

Also, do not load pix to SailNet from your phone. Sailnet hosting software does weird things to attachments. Insyead use a picture hosting service, like photobucket, and use links.
Forum: Diesel 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By eherlihy
That is an M25 with the upgraded alternator...

That is an M25 with the upgraded alternator mounting bracket, and the hot water bypass installed. It also seems to have an oil leak at the crankshaft seal.
Forum: O'Day 11-20-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 5,144
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Just bought ODay 28, a couple of questions

Welcome to SailNet AERCEN.

The only dumb question is the one that you don't ask. Ignorance can be cured; stupidity cannot.

The only rope on a sailboat is the "Bolt Rope" all other cordage is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 6,825
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Changing A Raw Water Impeller (How To)

Look at your "oil change" thread... I believe that I gave you the answer there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Very nice!

How long were the dolphins with you? My last sail of the season I had a pod of 6-7 dolphins with me for about 10-15 min, as I made the trip from Block Island to Fisher's Island...
Forum: Diesel 10-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Easy way to add temperature alarm?

BTW - the reason that it read low is that I believe that an air bubble would get trapped in the T fitting... Also, the T was not in the flow of water through the system.
My drill and tap fix...
Forum: Diesel 10-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Easy way to add temperature alarm?

My M25 had a T fitting where the water temperature sender was mounted. I didn't like this because it always read low. Here is a pic;...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-18-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Offer Accepted

Nope.

Assuming that the problem is, in fact, the heat exchanger (which is copper/brass/bronze and stainless), and not the exhaust manifold (which is cast iron/steel), I would simply buy a new one...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-17-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Offer Accepted

Congrats!

Engine is probably a Universal (aka Kubota) Diesel.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By eherlihy
Re: This delivery was quite challenging!

Nice editing.... I can fully understand your gratitude to be home! That was a long slog..
Forum: P30 08-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Has anyone had or seen this problem ?

Also betting that Denise is correct...

I don't recall where the chainplates attach on a P-30, but I believe that he P-30 does not have a pan-liner. I would look carefully at any bulkheads that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,212
Posted By eherlihy
Re: RI Broker?

Ryan Miller - Latitude Yacht Brokerage in Jamestown - his background info (http://www.latitudeyacht.com/about-us/brokers/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,186
Posted By eherlihy
Re: The WTF challenge!

The ones that you have drilled pilot holes into may be a problem. However, you MAY be able to key them directly into the chuck of the above pictured drill/driver.

If you cannot use the drill,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Adventures with a Lewmar Concept windlass

You may find inspiration here: winch-removal-made-easy (http://themarineinstallersrant.blogspot.com/2014/05/winch-removal-made-easy.html)
Forum: Chartering 08-06-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Newbie renting a keelboat - dumb idea?

Check out;
New Jersey Sailing School & Charter | NJ Sailing (http://www.njsailingschool.com)
and
Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters | Learn to Sail with Confidence...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2014
Replies: 131
Views: 6,715
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

How about one of these?

http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/oanow.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/b/ab/bab76e20-6ccb-11e3-a29a-0019bb30f31a/52b9d6b77a2b0.preview-300.jpg

With a...
Forum: Chartering 07-24-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,977
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What license should I pursue?

The boundary line is delineated here (http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title46/46cfr7_main_02.tpl).
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal M25 Fuel Injector Replacement

The filter pictured is a K & N RU-2450 Universal Air Filter. You can find it here; Amazon.com: K&N RU-2450 Universal Rubber Filter:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Cutless Bearing Sledge Hammer Installation

I did the whole driveline over a couple of years ago, and documented it here; http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/80089-contemplating-drive-line-overhaul.html
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