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Forum: Cheoy Lee   08-27-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 3,429
Posted By quinlanmw
Stuffing Box Grease

My 1985 Pedrick 36 has a grease cup connected to the stuffing box via metal tube and fitting. I'm considering coverting this to a grease gun arrangement...any Cheoy Lee owners out there who have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,202
Posted By quinlanmw
I installed the Simrad wheel pilot WP-30 three...

I installed the Simrad wheel pilot WP-30 three years ago and loved it until it started going wacky on me recently. I emailed Simrad last week but haven't heard back. I'm hoping they still support...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,273
Posted By quinlanmw
Micrologic ML-5000 Loran C Manual

I have the operator''s manual for the Micrologic ML-5500 Loran C dated July 1984 that I would be willing to part with.

You may email me at quinlanmw at aol.com if you''re interested.

Mike
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-13-2005
Replies: 3
  Tayana
Views: 1,360
Posted By quinlanmw
Tayana

Sorry for hijacking this thread, but a question for Rich H--

Your comment on the unsafe "exploding" Barient winches got my attention as all the winches on my boat (1985 vintage) are Barients. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-11-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,715
Posted By quinlanmw
Cheoy lee 44 Ketch

Hi, there are several Perry 44 owners active on the Cheoy Lee Association website BB. Suggest you try there...good luck.

Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By quinlanmw
Good Belowdecks Autopilot

Paul,

Thanks for the reference. I had given up on the retrofit option but now for the first time I have a ray of hope! The ComNav site is the first resource I''ve researched that even...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-11-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By quinlanmw
Good Belowdecks Autopilot

paulmcquillan,

It sounds like we have identical setups. My original goal was to do as you suggest and retrofit a control head and use the existing rotary chain drive, which I assume to be OK, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By quinlanmw
Good Belowdecks Autopilot

Thanks for the replies. Any advice on installation? My largest concern is the connection to the quadrant/rudder post.

Mike
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-27-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 5,327
Posted By quinlanmw
Wind speed vs safe learning?

After completing a whirlind sailing course I took my wife sailing in San Diego Bay aboard a Catalina 22. We were having a great time until becoming overpowered and getting knocked down. Funny, they...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By quinlanmw
Good Belowdecks Autopilot

I am researching autopilots for my CL Pedrick 36...displacement 16,000 lbs, cable/quadrant steering. I''m not interested in a wheel pilot and have decided to invest the bigger bucks into something...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-16-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By quinlanmw
SAN DIEGO

Good luck. My guess is a 60'' liveaboard slip will be very hard to come by.

You might give Chula Vista Marina a try.

Mike
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-10-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By quinlanmw
C.G. Documentation

I concur with the other comments..documenting yourself is cheap and ridiculously easy but it will take three months or more to complete.

I suggest you find another lender...$450 for filling out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 2,227
Posted By quinlanmw
VHF Radio License

I installed a new VHF w/DSC, interfaced with my GPS, and registered it online to obtain the ID number. Silmaril''s post is the first I''ve heard that DSC incorporation required licensing. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By quinlanmw
Carbon Monoxide Detector

I''m looking for advice on a CO detector. I''ve got my kerosene heater working but the wife is nervous, perhaps rightly so..

Which type would work best? If I install a powered unit I may need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,529
Posted By quinlanmw
Force 10 Cabin Heater

Jack and Pi, thanks for your help. Yesterday I started the burner just before the alcohol extinguished, she lit with an irregular yellow flame but no smoke so I left it on and watched it a while,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,529
Posted By quinlanmw
Force 10 Cabin Heater

Thanks to all for the input. I will try turning it on before the alcohol burns out...previously I allowed the alcohol to extinguish first but I thought I was being quick enough.

Failing that I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,529
Posted By quinlanmw
Force 10 Cabin Heater

Anyone out there with experience with this unit? When I light it up I get a large yellow flame with black sooty smoke..only once did I momentarily get the small, tight blue flame, then it got yellow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 3,569
Posted By quinlanmw
Cleaning badger hair brushes

I''ve had good results as follows: three rinses in laquer thinner followed by three rinses in mineral spirits. Store in original cardboard cover. Regards,

Mike
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-08-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By quinlanmw
Whoa...what are these charges

Obtaining your own USCG documentation is ridiculously easy.

I obtained my own documentation on my boat, purchased last December, through the internet. The title abstract cost $25, the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-08-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By quinlanmw
Picking a surveyer

All great advice, especially if your budget is unlimited...imagine your investment in hiring a general marine surveyor, a rigging surveyor, an engine surveyor, and paying for a haul out all before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By quinlanmw
Refrigeration Help

The Adler/Barbour Super Cold Machine on my recently purchased boat is circa 1985 vintage. The original installation appears to have been professionally done, there are no restrictions in the air or...
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