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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   6 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 6,495
Posted By Hush34
Re: chainplate followup

When I was searching for a sailboat a top priority was finding one that had easy to replace chainplates. I am like Dave...all parts of the standing rigging are suspect if once they are 10 years old....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Hush34
Re: Battery Switch

I thought about doing a modification like you have but opted to move the switch out of sight underneath a quick access hatch. The wood ring looks really nice though.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Hush34
Re: Battery Switch

Raindog, I assume when you are operating the boat you have the switch on both batteries. Did you have a problem in that position with starting the engine and having the electronics shut down? On...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Hush34
Re: Battery Switch

The switch has tree positions, Off, On, and Emergency. In On the banks are isolated from each other unless charging. In emergency they are connected together so you can start the engine or use...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Hush34
Battery Switch

I decided to add a dedicated starting battery to Hush, our PSC 34. Part of the modification included an automatic charge relay and new battery switch to replace the old Perko switch in the companion...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Hush34
Re: PSC 31 pros and cons

Since we spend most of the time moving forward, I wouldn't worry about the backing characteristics of the boat. With some practice, you can get most anything into and out of a slip. I looked at the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Hush34
Re: Bimini for PS34

Hey Cschrimpt, Do you have a dodger? If not you might want to design the Bimini and the dodger together. Off the shelf Biminis might solve the problem, but I would say you would be best to contact...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hush34
Re: Staysails as original equipment?

Newt, You made my point exactly. Seems when someone asks the simplest of questions, there are many who try to overcomplicate the answer.

See you are from Utah, I absolutely love your state. ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hush34
Re: Staysails as original equipment?

Overboard, Dave referred to the "Owners Manual," not the sales brochure.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hush34
Re: Staysails as original equipment?

Dave Mancini happens to know a bit about the Pacific Seacraft brand and has actually met Mr. Crealock, the actual designer of the PSC. He also happens to be what I consider to be an expert regarding...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Hush34
Re: Replace Cowls on PSC 34

I too have old a worn cowls. I have the vetus brand. I measured and the measurements don't match the current design. Are you having the same problem?

P.S. I can't budge the rings that would...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-14-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Hush34
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-12-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Hush34
Re: Overheating

Rain Dog, Thanks for those instructions. Going down to the marina to try again today.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-12-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Hush34
Re: Overheating

Thank you very much for the detailed reply. I haven't looked at the cam on the water pump and I am going to completely drain and refill the coolant in the manner you describe. Take care and fair...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-11-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By Hush34
Overheating

I have a PSC 34 with an overheating problem. Every part of the engine cooling system has been rebuilt and or replaced yet I still manage to overheat frequently. My mechanic is stumped by the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 5,288
Posted By Hush34
Re: Tiller or Steering Wheel for Single-Handing

This has been a fantastic thread. Can't remember who started it but thank you! Like many options on sailboats, it really depends on the end user. I plan on cruising a lot in the immediate future. ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-21-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hush34
Re: New suit of sails for PSC34

I have new sails on my 34. I purchased a loose footed, full batten main set up with cars to slide into my Tides marine Track. I shopped all the major lofts and found Super Sail maker, a loft in Ft....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 5,288
Posted By Hush34
Re: Tiller or Steering Wheel for Single-Handing

I have a Pacific Seacraft 34 with a wheel. I agree with those who have posted and believe the tiller would be a better set up. The wheel and the guard take up a considerable amount of room in my...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-29-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Hush34
Re: Bum a ride on a PSC 34 and/or 37?

I have a 34 on the Space Coast in Florida. How much time are you looking to have aboard? I wouldn't mind showing you around a PSC. Need more information.

P.s. Have a ICW transit planned in...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-16-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Hush34
Re: Online hardware/equipment retailer?

We outfitted our 34 using Defender Marine. Found that on average no-one beat their pricing on equipment for a refit. They are responsive to questions and are very quick to ship your parts. I have...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-04-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,966
Posted By Hush34
Re: cabin sole

Back in the Winter of 2014, I used a heat gun to remove the old finish from the cabin sole. After a considerable amount of work, I am not satisfied with the durability or the aesthetics. I am...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-13-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,075
Posted By Hush34
Re: cruising the Mediterranean?

IMHO, a crew of six is definitely not practical. In addition to the space and weight each person takes up, their provisions and gear would quickly overload the boat and reduce it's sailing...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-08-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,015
Posted By Hush34
Re: Fuel tank woes

It was 1/8 inch aluminum. Thought about going with 1/4 inch but I felt the tank was well supported in the bilge and I thought some flex would be reduce stress at the seams.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-31-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 3,015
Posted By Hush34
Re: Fuel tank woes

I just replace the fuel tank on my PSC 34. I used a company called Best Fab Inc in Florida. My tank out the door was less than $700 dollars. and they did a fantastic job. I made some simple...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 3,296
Posted By Hush34
Re: Anchoring Etiquette?

It sure is a shame that we have all but lost manners on the water. You should be able to pull along side a fellow boater, introduce your self, express your intent and ask what they have deployed. ...
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