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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,909
Posted By thedude
Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?

i would agree, the nettle model is drastically different than what we've encountered in the last two weeks.

model shows high probability on the sassafras, and we didn't see one.

model shows...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,909
Posted By thedude
Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?

thanks for that link bubblehead.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,909
Posted By thedude
Re: Chesapeake Sea Nettles--where are they now?

they're in the magothy now. my son got blasted by one yesterday.

we're fairly new to the nettles. what do you do to alleviate the sting?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,773
Posted By thedude
Re: battery availability at sam's club

chef - this is exactly what i'd like to do as well. was planning my trip to sams club for later this week. when i check there website now, they all seem to be unavailable. awesome deal for good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,773
Posted By thedude
Re: battery availability at sam's club

sorry, guess my original post wasn't totally clear. maine sail educated my on the batteries in a previous thread, so i know the value. so my question should have been,does anybody know why all the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,773
Posted By thedude
battery availability at sam's club

anybody know the story with the duracell branded batteries? ready to replace my house bank and looks like there's a change with stock. i'm not a member, and don't plan to be unless they have the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By thedude
Re: 3/8 npt to 5/8 barb

yeah, hamilton is one of the first sites i checked. but being that i need these for the raw water pump, i'm avoiding brass.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By thedude
Re: 3/8 npt to 5/8 barb

it's on a jabsco 2620 series pump with a bronze body.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By thedude
Re: 3/8 npt to 5/8 barb

the fittings are for my raw water pump.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By thedude
Re: 3/8 npt to 5/8 barb

yes, that would help. i need a straight fitting, male 3/8 npt to 5/8 hose barb,

http://images.jamestowndistributors.com/woeimages/250_250/00003895.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By thedude
3/8 npt to 5/8 barb

I'm having no luck finding this fitting in bronze or marelon. Groco, perko, forespar, apollo. None of these manufacturers make 3/8 stuff. Any ideas?
Forum: Diesel   12-26-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By thedude
Re: looking for pathfinder parts

I'm certain it's the raw water pump. Here's a picture of the pump with and without the pulley.

http://i46.tinypic.com/9fz3mf.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/313ioes.jpg
Forum: Diesel   12-26-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By thedude
looking for pathfinder parts

I've got a Pathfinder 42hp diesel, and need a new raw water pump pulley. I know of the Pathfinder company in Quebec, but haven't been able to reach them yet.

Anybody holding on to 1 or 2 of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-06-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,424
Posted By thedude
Re: Spearguns

before moving to the muddy waters of the chesapeake, i lived in socal where the spearing was outstanding. looking forward to doing more when we set off to nova scotia this summer.

as for gear, it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By thedude
Re: did someone pee in my racor?

thanks bob, i'll try that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By thedude
Re: did someone pee in my racor?

thanks everyone. think i'm understanding it's workings a bit more.

to calebd, that book is already part of the library. it's a really good one
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By thedude
Re: did someone pee in my racor?

faster

when motoring, where do you like to run your engine? what is your typical water temp at that cruising rpm?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By thedude
Re: did someone pee in my racor?

thanks guys. i thought any liquid in the bowl was water. the bowl was full and that made it hard to decipher what the liquid was. good info on the follow up procedure as well, thanks. and yes, that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By thedude
did someone pee in my racor?

Hey everyone
Jokes aside, I've just purchased my first boat and therefore my first diesel engine and I know nothing about it. The boat is an Islander 36 with a 42hp Pathfinder engine. Both are 1982...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2012
Replies: 256
Views: 187,949
Posted By thedude
Re: Tips For Compound, Polish & Wax

Thanks for the great info. I plan on doing a quick wax for the winter, and tackle the full compound, polish, wax in the spring.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-18-2012
Replies: 104
Views: 10,300
Posted By thedude
Re: Winter Moisture Control

we are a family of 4 (lots of condensate) living on a 36fter off the magothy. we're currently heating with 2 small ceramic heaters that both heat and dry our boat quite well. haven't insulated yet...
Forum: Islander   11-17-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By thedude
new owner of an i36

hey all

i'm the new owner of a 1982 islander 36. it's my first and i'm loving it. my boat is fairly simple, almost as it came from the factory. would love to get some insight on the boat from...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By thedude
Re: Intro from Baltimore, MD

hi all

newbie here too. just moved aboard our boat a couple months ago. we're off the magothy river.

we looked at anchorage marina too, but they very bluntly told us no liveaboards.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-17-2012
Replies: 3,451
Views: 957,349
Posted By thedude
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   12-01-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 27,057
Posted By thedude
Bob, of Boat Bits fame, now has a blog dedicated...

Bob, of Boat Bits fame, now has a blog dedicated to fishing from sailboats.

Check it out...Fishing Under Sail (http://fishingundersail.blogspot.com/)
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