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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By overbored
Re: Is this autopilot behavior normal?

you are correct. Anytime you have a shaft in a hub the friction between the parts is what should be transferring the twisting force. the cross bolt is there to keep the hub from slipping off the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,451
Posted By overbored
Re: Why buy new rigging?

not so much the tooling but the metal has been worked. the metal was reshaped by the tool and therefor the surface of the stainless has iron exposed to the surface and the iron is rusting, you need...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By overbored
Re: How to template stainless tubing?

are you sure the one in the picture is starboard? I am sure it is fiberglass. starboard is not going to be available that large and is very heavy and is not very stable in the hot sun. it will warp....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,118
Views: 51,190
Posted By overbored
Re: Steel vs Fiberglass

Bob, there is third edition on amazon for $11
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Day Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By overbored
Re: Time for a new exhaust elbow

it is good to know that all the owners with Yanmars have not been using there engines because if they did they would be doing so with the wrong type engines mounts and exhaust elbows
Forum: Electrical Systems   2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By overbored
Re: This could be incredibly stupid

your GPS and Nav systems run on 12 volts from the DC panel. the batteries power the system. the batteries are charged by the charger which is connected to shore power through the ac panel. some...
Forum: Ericson   3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By overbored
Re: Ericson 31, new engine?

repair or rebuild the A-4, diesel will be over 10k. 3YM20 will be over 15k just for the engine and trans if you can find a used one new they are around 20k installed
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By overbored
Re: What kind of hardware for a Bow pulpit?

that is a good price but the OP is about 30 minutes from mcmaster and if time is money? james town is 3000 miles and plus shipping and 1 week away and it is sailing season. better then g 10 is this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By overbored
Re: What kind of hardware for a Bow pulpit?

best source for g 10 is Mc master carr or call OC plastics
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By overbored
Re: What kind of hardware for a Bow pulpit?

G10 glass fiber/ epoxy. stronger then the cotton/phenolic. the G 10 works better then metal because it is bonded to the under side and becomes part of a thicker layup. metal works but does not do as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By overbored
Re: Pogo Structures 30, 10.50 and 12,50

Standing head room for a 5'4" frenchman. I am 6' and my sons are 6'3' and 6'4". the first 30 has 6' 3" to 6' headroom at the forward end of the main cabin. V berth is 6'2" but a bit narrow at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,507
Posted By overbored
Re: Exhaust Steam

the raw water cools the exhaust hose. without the water you would have dry exhaust like a car running through the boat with insulation on it keep from burning things. you have the water brought into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By overbored
Re: State Registration (Again...)

HS you need to read this http://www.paradiseyachtsales.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Sojourner1.pdf
the non titled form is used in this process
No such thing as Snowbird registration...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By overbored
Re: Pogo Structures 30, 10.50 and 12,50

I was very close to buying a Pogo 30. It is the boat I want to sail but did not want to wait 2 years to get one even if it would fit in my slip. to wide to fit. after very long hard look I finally...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By overbored
Re: Main sheet location

post 14 http://www.sailnet.com/forums/sailboat-design-construction/38315-traveler-vs-twin-mainsheets-2.html
its been talked about before and works. use snap shackles and you can go from traveler to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By overbored
Re: Boater education certificate

it says not required in California upper right hand corner. the law does not take effect until 2018 just as capttb said. you can take the class but there is no guaranty that it will be accepted when...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By overbored
Re: Looking for a good buyer broker

pick a broker and go looking. It will be an eye opener. 40 to 50 foot is a really big range. very big difference between 40 and 50 foot. a 40 foot boat for 100k maybe but 50 foot no way unless you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By overbored
Re: Sinking Feeling

Sinking will take a lot of the pleasure out of sail too. don't go off on us because you are to lazy to close them and did not expect a failure. the one thing that I have learned in 60 years of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By overbored
Re: Sinking Feeling

wow got lucky. why not close the seacock and leave the engine keys on the handle so you will remember to open it before using the engine. I never leave any seacocks open when leaving the boat. thats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By overbored
Re: Flexible Jib Battens?

sailmakers can get them for you. Ullman and Quantum both sell them
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By overbored
Re: Flexible Jib Battens?

RBS roller battens
Forum: Diesel   5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By overbored
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 Mysterious Death/Failure

ether should not be used on diesel engines
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,666
Posted By overbored
Re: Salvage claim in Louisiana against an abandoned sailboat

people leave all sorts of crap in the ocean, not that it is right. sounds like they took it upon them selves to remove it from the ocean and now they want someone to pay their bill. if they would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By overbored
Re: Does anyone recognize this brand of winch? On a 1930's schooner

also has Stainless square drive. did they have those in the 1930's, don't think so
Forum: Diesel   6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By overbored
Re: Yanmar 1GM10 Mysterious Death/Failure

the fuel lift pump lever will not pump fuel thru the fuel injection pump, only up to the injection pump. The injection pump needs about 2 turns of the engine to put out one very small drop of fuel....
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