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Search: Posts Made By: essman
Forum: Irwin 12-12-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By essman
Ceiling Trim

I have an Irwin 37CC.
I need to replace some on the ceiling trim in the aft cabin. Not the wood strips, but the fabric trim.
I will try to describe it. It's fabric, folded over so that it make 2...
Forum: Irwin 09-07-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By essman
There is some information in the manual section...

There is some information in the manual section at the following website -
Irwin Yachts (http://www.irwinyachts.com)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-30-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By essman
If you check the Interlux paint web site, they...

If you check the Interlux paint web site, they have a couple of good articles on using the roll and tip method for painting. Of course they do from the Interlux paint perspective.
I've been doing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 17,229
Posted By essman
Thanks for the info about the pump noise. I'll...

Thanks for the info about the pump noise.
I'll have to try one of that type.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 17,229
Posted By essman
Good job. Even though I have a Perkins 4-108. ...

Good job. Even though I have a Perkins 4-108.

I do have a question about the electric fuel pump being used.
I also have one on my boat. Not sure if it is a Facit brand or not - I also got it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-23-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By essman
The thing you learn on SailNet!!! I didn't even...

The thing you learn on SailNet!!!
I didn't even know elephants used Maxi Pads!!!
:p
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,791
Posted By essman
I have the NextGen also. Been very happy with...

I have the NextGen also. Been very happy with it.
Back when I was pricing gen sets, the NextGen was the best price.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2008
Replies: 39
Views: 6,019
Posted By essman
Headliner

On my previous boat I replaced the headliner in the method you described - using furring strips.
I used a product from Home Depot as the liner.
Can't remember the name, but it is white fiberglass...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-22-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,607
Posted By essman
Galveston Bay Sailing

When I lived in the area, I had a boat at one of the Clear Lake marinas. One of my favorite weekend trips was to Offat's Bayou.
From Clear Lake, Offat's Bayou is south down the Houston Ship...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,705
Posted By essman
On my last boat I used a product that I got from...

On my last boat I used a product that I got from Home Depot. It is a fiberglass paneling. The viewable surface is textured and very easy to maintain. The paneling is very easy to work with. You...
Forum: Irwin 09-11-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 4,312
Posted By essman
If you have any pictures, you might post a...

If you have any pictures, you might post a couple.
There's been quite a bit of discussion about it in the past.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By essman
I had one of the same offending items stuck in...

I had one of the same offending items stuck in mine one time. Clothes hangers or the like would not get it out. Seems these items tend to absorb vast amounts of liquid and swell accordingly.
I had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 3,698
Posted By essman
You probably have 2 ammeters for a reason - one...

You probably have 2 ammeters for a reason - one to indicate the output of the alternator, and the other to indicate the draw on the battery bank.
They are used in different ways.
An ammeter hooked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By essman
Normally, in most installations, there is a red...

Normally, in most installations, there is a red lead that goes from straight from the battery to the starter. Then there should be another red lead that goes from the battery bank through a some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By essman
Why not face it up or down? That way you get...

Why not face it up or down?
That way you get the best of both worlds.....
:-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-17-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 7,166
Posted By essman
7tiger7 - To answer your question you have been...

7tiger7 - To answer your question you have been trying to get to, the red positive wire usually connects to the breaker / fuse / switch of the panel. The black, negative wires usually eventually...
Forum: Irwin 07-16-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,008
Posted By essman
I was at my boat today and was looking at the...

I was at my boat today and was looking at the access area we have been discussing. I also have the depth sounders mounted there. One of them is a thru the hull type and has about a 2 inch hole. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,941
Posted By essman
Maybe ice melt rate would be a more effective...

Maybe ice melt rate would be a more effective measurement with the KoolerAire unit....... :-)
Forum: Irwin 07-14-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,008
Posted By essman
My '83 has the same beam - 11.5 feet. I think...

My '83 has the same beam - 11.5 feet. I think what mainly changed over the years with the different models is the interior layout.
The first ones had the split bed in the aft cabin (along each...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By essman
Or you can heat the end of the hose up with a...

Or you can heat the end of the hose up with a heat gun, if you have one.
Then stick in on before it cools.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By essman
The tach would not have worked with the belt off...

The tach would not have worked with the belt off because it is driven by the alternator which is one place we know that the belt went too......
Forum: Irwin 07-09-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,008
Posted By essman
I can tell you what mine has. I have a 1983...

I can tell you what mine has. I have a 1983 37CC.
I do have the Perkins 4-108.
I have a rubber hose that comes off the exhaust manifold on the port side of the engine and goes to the water lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-02-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By essman
I had an issue a while back that fits in here as...

I had an issue a while back that fits in here as a FYI (For Your Information).
My carbon monoxide detector was occasionally going off. Couldn't figure out why. No engine running - pulled the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-29-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By essman
One way you can easily accomplish the inverter...

One way you can easily accomplish the inverter powering the boat's AC outlets is to make you an extension cord with a male AC plug on each end. Plug into the inverter with one end and into one of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By essman
I fixed a cracked holding tank a while back with...

I fixed a cracked holding tank a while back with some West System epoxy. Replacement tank not needed. It is still working - and holding.
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