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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By rg500
maybe a frame that the plexiglass fits into?...

maybe a frame that the plexiglass fits into?...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By rg500
I don't have any pics, but try this. It worked on...

I don't have any pics, but try this. It worked on my last boat.
Fold tiller up out of the way.Get table size. Three folding legs under the table, two at the back, one at the front.
the rear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,582
Posted By rg500
it worked for me....

it worked for me....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-22-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By rg500
anythings is possible, just be aware that BSW is...

anythings is possible, just be aware that BSW is 55 degrees , while everything else is 60 degree thread angle...it will screw on a little bit, but then....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,378
Posted By rg500
not a problem, it will be my turn next....

not a problem, it will be my turn next....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,378
Posted By rg500
excuse me, but 1 hp is 33,00 ft/lbs per minute. a...

excuse me, but 1 hp is 33,00 ft/lbs per minute. a larger than average horse can lift a 330 lb weight 100 feet in about one minute....therefore 1 hp.

550 is the amount of work done in one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-19-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 9,522
Posted By rg500
LOTS of swarf with a nibbler.....

LOTS of swarf with a nibbler.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 9,522
Posted By rg500
SS, remember , low speed , high feed to prevent...

SS, remember , low speed , high feed to prevent work hardening....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,971
Posted By rg500
wow, looks good....

wow, looks good....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,378
Posted By rg500
ok, I'll chime in.... torque= foot pounds. Let...

ok, I'll chime in.... torque= foot pounds. Let out as much chain as you like. Connect a fish scale to the arm. start to pull in the chain with the fish scale. see how many pounds it takes to lift the...
Forum: Boat Reviews   10-07-2011
Replies: 12
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Views: 7,160
Posted By rg500
I sure like mine...took 20 years but I finally...

I sure like mine...took 20 years but I finally got one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-04-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,317
Posted By rg500
And sometimes, some very very rare few times,...

And sometimes, some very very rare few times, they simply walk on water. Walking on water is generally discouraged, as it tends to start religions.

now that's just funny.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,962
Posted By rg500
try tie-raps, or zap-straps, or whatever you want...

try tie-raps, or zap-straps, or whatever you want to call them. Wrap them around the wires but don't cut them. Leave the tails long, and you will find that the self-center in the middle of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,600
Posted By rg500
a typical stuffing box is required to leak, 40-...

a typical stuffing box is required to leak, 40- 60 drops per minute. Most industrial packings are lubricated from the factory. When the stuffing box goes dry, the lube in the packing is squeezed out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,691
Posted By rg500
Don Casey had a good idea in one of his books....

Don Casey had a good idea in one of his books. Glue two wooded drawer pulls to each side of the port, run shock cord with a loop on each end thru the top of the curtain. The loops fit over the knobs,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By rg500
it won't work as a lock....either a flat washer...

it won't work as a lock....either a flat washer or a lock(spring, split end, whatever) but not both.....the purpose of a flat washer is to decrease friction between the nut and the mounting surface....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By rg500
if you use washers, use either a flat washer, or...

if you use washers, use either a flat washer, or a lock washer....never both, it defeats the purpose....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By rg500
carb is probably plugged up. Remove it, take it...

carb is probably plugged up. Remove it, take it apart, clean all the jets, back together and it will run. This comes from many years of 2 stroke bike experience.
good luck
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