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Forum: Morgan   10-01-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By mzw
Re: morgan 462 engine repower

3 yrs, but it was more than just a re-power... I like to say that I spent 2yrs pulling the old stuff out and the last yr putting everything new in... So the whole engine room was emptied, walls and...
Forum: Morgan   09-24-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By mzw
Re: morgan 462 engine repower

Reading a thread about a M27 re-power project, I noticed my old post and thought I would follow-up for any interested parties.
Never had to cut the cockpit.... I based my selection of engines on HP...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By mzw
Re: Depth Transducer back plates and mounting locations.

I hope this provides answers to both replies:
the boat is a Morgan 462 ketch. Airmar did not recommend the transducer you both mention because they are designed for a max hull thickness of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,120
Posted By mzw
Depth Transducer back plates and mounting locations.

Poll: would you ever mount a depth transducer without a backing plate? (Y/N)
Would you ever mount a depth transducer (on a sailboat) mid-ship over the keel? (Y/N)

I'm looking for feedback from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By mzw
Re: New Pages on Frugal Mariner

Larry,
while i did not read through all the details, you seems to have covered the major points.

Only addition would be on where to buy boat stuff and on certain topics that sailors/boater should...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-25-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,362
Posted By mzw
Re: Transport of boat over land

Arrigoni Marine Movers... moved my Morgan 462 ketch from FLA to MA... I would recommend them. Located in CT, i believe they cover the whole US... Google them and get a quote... my boat arrived...
Forum: Morgan   06-22-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By mzw
morgan 462, hull thickness

Anyone familiar with this model? If so, Iím looking to confirm the hull thickness by the forward head area. I want to install a 3in traducer, but my concern is that after I drill the hole, Iíll find...
Forum: Morgan   06-20-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By mzw
Re: Any 461/462 Morgans on Buzzards Bay (MA)?

Hi Skip-old friend
it's Sable... Were going to be changing boat names...need to find the steps for the re-naming procedures/ceremony...
Forum: Morgan   04-25-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By mzw
Any 461/462 Morgans on Buzzards Bay (MA)?

Harding Sails (Marion MA) mentioned that there's a Morgan 462 in Mattapoisett MA. I'm in Wareham, will be on the water next summer, but would like to connect with any other Morgan 462/461 owners in...
Forum: Morgan   04-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,190
Posted By mzw
Re: Engine room sound-proofing

Soundown...was the choice. I did not use adhesive panels but "anchors" which the manufacturer sells. Each anchor is attached to the wall/calling with screws and epoxy adhesive.

It's still in the...
Forum: Diesel   04-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By mzw
Re: Old engine disposal...disposed

Jack,
my boat sat in FL for 7 yrs... The engine was seized, similar story with the genset...
I let my yard take care of it...meaning they put it on their scrap metal pile.

While I could have...
Forum: Morgan   07-25-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,190
Posted By mzw
Thanks, I have 3 manufacturers/sites to review...

Thanks,
I have 3 manufacturers/sites to review and compare. I did find an older post from 2008, the recommended self adhesive tiles are on my list of 3...
I'll update this once I make a selection...
Forum: Pearson   07-19-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By mzw
Pearson trailer

Good Luck...
I owned a 1970 Pearson 26 for 12 years on Buzzards Bay. I never considered what you are talking about as it was very cost effective to have a local yard launch the boat in the spring...
Forum: Morgan   07-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,190
Posted By mzw
Engine room sound-proofing

I'm doing a major refit of my Morgan-462.

While I'm re-paining the walls and bilge in the engine room to get the new engine and genset into the boat, I have not given soundproofing much thought....
Forum: Morgan   05-06-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By mzw
Thanks

I agree, after closer inspection, it appears that just new handles and cleaning (for most part) is all that is required.
Forum: Morgan   03-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By mzw
Morgan Thru-Hull fittings

My Morgan has through hull fittings that are glassed into the hull. Some of these have a screen on the outside, but most are flush with the hull. While I have owned an older boat (1970 Pearson), all...
Forum: Morgan   03-01-2011
Replies: 148
Views: 31,154
Posted By mzw
1980, M462, hull #40. In Buzzards Bay getting a...

1980, M462, hull #40. In Buzzards Bay getting a new life. Will be in the water this summer with a new Yanmar 4JH4_HTE.

Happy Sailing
Forum: Morgan   11-11-2010
Replies: 155
Views: 35,371
Posted By mzw
Nice!

I'm restoring a Morgan 462. My project is not as extensive as yours. I noticed that you went with a TAD rebuild. Which model engine do you have? I'm considering a Yanmar, but have not made a final...
Forum: Morgan   10-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By mzw
RH to LH prop rotation

I'm re-powering my Morgan 462. The original Perkins engines had a RH rotation. My replacement engine of choice is the Yanmar 4JH4_HTE which has a LH rotation.
Anyone see any issues with this???
Forum: Diesel   10-20-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By mzw
Old engine disposal?

I'm doing a major refit of my Morgan 462. The old Perkins 4.326 and transmission have been removed as well as the Onan 8.0 MDKD-A marine genset. While I can sell both at a local scarp metal yard...
Forum: Morgan   09-07-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,331
Posted By mzw
Morgan 462 repower - Yanmar?

I realize that I'm responding to an old post...but here we go..

I'm repowering my Morgan 462.
The Saber M90 is no longer produced... TAD is still selling rebuilds, but a local (New Bedrord MA,...
Forum: Morgan   07-28-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By mzw
morgan 462 engine repower

I googled a sailnet thread from 2009, regarding a Morgan 462 engine replacement. But when I'm logged in, I'm unable to find it in the forum search...

There were several post regarding this. One...
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