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Search: Posts Made By: sailak
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By sailak
Re: What doesn't kill you....

I found Balmar's tech guy to be very, very helpful and friendly.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 839
Posted By sailak
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

LMAO!!!

You think I can afford to do this? Naw, I just do it because life is too short to care about the little stuff….I'm going to have fun while I can.

I retired at 45 with an okay pension,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By sailak
Re: What doesn't kill you....

I've printed the Mantus template and cut it from cardboard to test fit. Eyeball says it won't fit my roller, will know this week.

Alternator was Hehr Powerline 100amp with Balmar ARS5 regulator. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By sailak
Re: What doesn't kill you....

We are going to install smoke and CO detectors in the boat….had planned that before this happened with the alternator.

I am installing a completely new charging system -- 150amp Balmar, Balmar...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 146
Views: 6,047
Posted By sailak
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

Uh, take a very, very close look at that boat before thinking serious about it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By sailak
Elnora's July trip to Nuka Bay Alaska

You can find the pics here. (http://www.dalefalk.com/Boats/Nuka-Bay-July-2014/43242449_QcxzfP#!i=3420506149&k=tKGV5R5)

We had planned on 3 to 4 weeks but an alternator failure took us home early. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 4,809
Posted By sailak
Re: The run aground poll

I find talk of "those that have and those that will" somewhat alarming. My sailing area is very deep with very steep shore in general. I've been within a boat length of the shore and still been in...
Forum: Beneteau 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By sailak
Re: Where to find transom latch

Thank you very much!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By sailak
Re: Flat Fenders?

I have two of the flat fenders. One is used to pad the dinghy transom when it's inverted on the foredeck and the other one is put on the cockpit deck so the Admiral can see over the dodger when she...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By sailak
Re: Cabin heater?

We had a Red Dot heater in Cirrus that worked great. If I can find somewhere to put it I'm planning to install one in Elnora. They are very handy for drying clothiers/gloves/footwear.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By sailak
Re: New Head... salt water rinse?

The OPs problem could get worse. Our Groco was "returning" stool to the bowl during flushing….not good.

If we're going to be away from the boat for a few days we pump the bowl dry then refill...
Forum: Beneteau 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By sailak
Where to find transom latch

I was "helping" a friend repair the transom door latch on his 381 and managed to let a small part leap into the ocean. I would like to replace his latch.

The latch is a sliding bolt that engages...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By sailak
Atta boy for vender

I was on the phone, surfing online sores or waiting for phone calls yesterday trying to purchase a Balmar alternator, regulator, serpentine belt kit and arm with belt buddy adjustment device.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By sailak
Re: What doesn't kill you....

You are correct re scope/rode/depth.

I think the shallowest I've been able to anchor in here is 40-50', waters here are deep eith steep bottoms near shore. If I'm able to get 4 to 1 I'm giddy.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By sailak
What doesn't kill you....

My wife and I had been looking forward all year to our planned 3-4 week cruise SW out of Seward, AK. Our departure was delayed a week waiting on weather to improve but once out we enjoyed awesome...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By sailak
Re: PS 37 boarding ladder size

When underway I lash the ladder to the mast pulpit which allows me to slide the mounts all the way forward on the track…only lose about 6-8 inches of track.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By sailak
Re: PS 37 boarding ladder size

I have a folding ladder that hangs from the track at the gate on my 37, I don't know for sure how long it is but I'm sure it isn't 70 inches long and it does have two steps in the water....48 inches...
Forum: Hunter 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By sailak
Re: How to install spinnaker halyard on Hunter 306

I hate tape sticky on my lines. I work a set of forceps thru the halyard near the end, "grab" the messenger/tracer line and pull it thru the halyard then tie a bowline. A bit of rigging tape to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By sailak
Re: Elnora trip to Day Harbor Alaska

Yes it is. We're back in town for a week to work a couple shifts (and avoid the 4th of July crowds) then we're heading SW at least as far as the Nuka Bay/Tonsina area…maybe on around to Seldovia and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By sailak
Elnora trip to Day Harbor Alaska

http://www.dalefalk.com/photos/i-6vgk6PB/0/L/i-6vgk6PB-L.jpg

My wife and I spent last week in Day Harbor and Resurrection Bay, saw a few whales along with porpoises, jelly fish, seals and otters. ...
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By sailak
Re: Yanmar 4JH2E - how to drain antifreeze?

One thing however, some of the drains are for seawater out of the exchanger, others drained the engine coolant itself.
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By sailak
Re: Yanmar 4JH2E - how to drain antifreeze?

The different petcocks allow you to drain all the low spots.
Forum: Learning to Sail 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By sailak
Re: high wind gybing technique??

That is correct. I wonder if they had laminate sails. :D
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By sailak
Re: Yanmar 4JH2E - how to drain antifreeze?

This was on my 3GM30 but the 4JH2E (which I have in current boat) has the same style. The drain is the brass fitting left side of photo next to my thumb.

Off the bottom of the exchanger is...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By sailak
Re: Backing up a Pacific Seacraft

As Keith said once you get the boat moving astern go to idle or neutral and it's fairly easy to back in a straight line. There will be a bit of prop walk to the left until you get moving.

I back...
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