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Search: Posts Made By: mjak42
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-12-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,293
Posted By mjak42
Thanks everyone, bought a 24Lt Isotemp Basic,...

Thanks everyone, bought a 24Lt Isotemp Basic, dimension size was the deciding factor, with just the 2 of us most of the time, 24 lt mixed with the warm water out of the tank at say 4:1 will give us...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-27-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,293
Posted By mjak42
Hot Water Heater what size/type?

Currently we have a Gas (LPG) hot water system that is getting very old, am looking at getting away from the gas system, I thought about a 50 litre, what size does everyone else have, also all these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,768
Posted By mjak42
Went down today, put into gear, prop turned right...

Went down today, put into gear, prop turned right through to motor, no problem at all, was hard to turn due to engine compression, but no sign of problems, gearbox oil is milky due to lower seals. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,768
Posted By mjak42
Slipped boat today, anodes were still fine, no...

Slipped boat today, anodes were still fine, no problem with leg, after waterblast clean up everything looked fine, a couple of hours later noticed some oil seeping out of the driveshaft seal, turned...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-11-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,768
Posted By mjak42
saildrive failed

Boat has been stuck in marina for 12 months, while I worked on her, ran motor every couple of weeks in gear,went to take her to slipway today, could only get 1.5 knots, figured prop had barnacles...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By mjak42
New Winch - Which One ?

Going down to Sanctuary Cove boat show in a couple of weeks, 2 new winches are on my list, currently have 2 x 27 Barlows (std) want to upgrade to self tailers, I have 38ft mono masthead rig, Hutton...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-29-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By mjak42
Survey report on my new boat

Hi everyone, we finally did it, put an offer on a yacht we like, it is just what we were looking for around 40', centre cockpit sloop, fibreglass. She's a 1985 38' Chieftan, built by cook bros of NZ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-08-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By mjak42
Sorry everyone

I have been away for a couple of days working, thanks for all the posts, very interesting, to put all your minds at ease here is the link to boatpoint where i found it
ROBERTS 44 OFFSHORE KETCH...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-06-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By mjak42
Roberts 44 in australia

I am looking at buying an unfinished Roberts 44 Ketch, it needs rigging and a blast and paint job (steel), can someone in oz give me some idea as to the costs of rigging a ketch and to blast and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By mjak42
Valiente, what is a "triactic stay", more I think...

Valiente, what is a "triactic stay", more I think about it, the more I should sail a ketch first, then make my decision, wife says she likes how there is nothing on the aft deck of a sloop, can walk...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By mjak42
Nothing against Ketches, but they dont do...

Nothing against Ketches, but they dont do anything for me, never sailed one so can't say anything bad about them, just like the simplicity of a sloop, plus less maintenance and less sail to play...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By mjak42
Thanks John, I knew the boom would be smaller and...

Thanks John, I knew the boom would be smaller and the main may not be as tall but was not aware the mast may be stepped further forward, hopefully someone may know, will do my homework, if possible...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 3,935
Posted By mjak42
Convert Ketch into Sloop?

As soon as I sell my house in Australia, I will be doing the same as SimonV and going to the U.S to buy a boat, am looking at buying a Morgan 461, but there are only a couple available, and the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By mjak42
How is SimonV going

Does anyone know how SimonV is going with his yacht purchase in the U.S, tried to send him a personal message, but i don't have enough posts, am thinking of buying a Morgan 461 and shipping it back...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,388
Posted By mjak42
hi tdw, thanks for your input, as this will...

hi tdw, thanks for your input, as this will possibly be our one and only boat purchase i want to make the right decision, I had a look at Bluewater yachts they are very nice, but too expensive for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,388
Posted By mjak42
What do you suggest to be used to reinforce deck...

What do you suggest to be used to reinforce deck where whinches etc are, to purchase a boat complete is more expensive than other boats of its size, when you do the D.I.Y option with him you pay him...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,388
Posted By mjak42
Thanks "sailorman" for reply I will ask about...

Thanks "sailorman" for reply I will ask about "gun Metal" and "pvc foam" all deck fittings are reinforced with marine ply pads and marked clearly in the moulded traction pattern on the deck. As for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-04-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,388
Posted By mjak42
Martzcraft 46'

Hi everyone, newbie here, I am looking at buying a yacht for wife and I to go cruising when the rugrats leave home 5-6 years, so am looking for a boat now that we can holiday on, and over the years...
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