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Search: Posts Made By: musketteer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-09-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
The Best Choice....

Wow !!!
This forum rocks !!!! Thanks for all the awesome ideas & techniques.
I really like the yo yo plug idea !!!!

But this is what i have decided :

I have managed to secure a tow for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
OK i understand the emphasis on getting a proper...

OK i understand the emphasis on getting a proper seacock installed & am looking to get a diver mate to get under there and plug it up for me while i get something reliable.
I also have to say that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
Wink I Got Lucky !!!!

HEY HEY !!!!

OK so it seems the valve released itself while i was banging away on the wrench to open the main cap of the valve.

I started her up and got alot of very dirty & the seriously...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
Working on getting a diver - as I am on the BC...

Working on getting a diver - as I am on the BC Coast of Canada & no way am I going down there. Way too cold.

Valve is beyond ceased - I don't have a blow torch at my disposal, but working on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
i know what a plug is , i've been working in the...

i know what a plug is , i've been working in the boating industry for over 13 yrs , but more on the fiberglass side of things.

I did learn about diesel engines when i had my old yanmar 1 banger,...
Forum: Boat Reviews 10-07-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By musketteer
It's a rigid wing design sailboat, basically it's...

It's a rigid wing design sailboat, basically it's an airplane on it's side like all sailboats really...

not as crazy a design as L'Hydroptere which is still breaking all records set by an actual...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
pictures of the valve and location

here is the valve in question & the bilge area it lies in
as you can see there is my secondary bilge pump right next to it .
and the shaft of the valve handle is indeed sheared off
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
Typical Garden Gate Valve

Yes KBUckley you have the description of the valve i am dealing with.
& i am hoping i can do it with the technique you have mentioned .
I 'm thinking if i can find another handle forit i should be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By musketteer
Reopening a broken gate valve / raw water intake

Hi

I have just joined this site & require any kind of tip or trick .
I have just purchased an old wooden boat ( 1927 ) and the handle on my GAte Valve for my raw water intake has broken off!
...
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