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Search: Posts Made By: ewoden
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 3,686
Posted By ewoden
Avoiding 6 hours till the tide comes back...

Avoiding 6 hours till the tide comes back in...why? Beer's cheaper.:-)
Crack open a couple, getout agood book, revarnish that brightwork, etc.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,476
Posted By ewoden
Chester the wonderdog, half English spaniel and...

Chester the wonderdog, half English spaniel and half lab. He's 40 pounds. He's a velcro dog. He loves to sail, but absolutely hates to motor, hey I have a YSM8 single so I hate it too :-). My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By ewoden
OK gues I'm the hard a$$

You're going up a 60 foot mast to lure the critters out. They are gonna sting you, and then you are gonna fall. Not a good scenario. Go up there plastic bag the masthead, cut loose with a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Oh heck if she's gonna let me keep the crapper...

Oh heck if she's gonna let me keep the crapper iffin' I wash my own skivvies, then I'm in :-)

I do find addressing the problems of solid sanitary waste disposal far less vexing than the pleasing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Yep I scored a small 40mm on a side, <0.07A fan...

Yep I scored a small 40mm on a side, <0.07A fan from local Microcenter. She's a weeee tiny little thing, 5 cfm at 3200 rpm. Judging by the prototypes low, Ahem, signature I figure a few head box...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
Haha well I can't. But my post was preceeded by...

Haha well I can't. But my post was preceeded by one other mentioning the necessity for a pump and indeed one musn't be a naval architect to know that you are gonna need a pumped source of water to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
stainless mesh flex pipe like this perhaps? ...

stainless mesh flex pipe like this perhaps?
2.25" x 5" Stainless Steel Tripple Mesh Flex Pipe Tube | eBay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
i'd agree. sounds like the problem here is...

i'd agree. sounds like the problem here is stabilizing the pipes with adequate lagging and havind a nice stainless woven pipe, like a car for the flexi connection. Given the steel hull, exit temp...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
How so am I missing anything? Wet exhaust with...

How so am I missing anything? Wet exhaust with water pump (belt or electric) would still apply yes? We are not talking about cooling the engine in this case rather cooling the exhaust to allow for a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
Caterpiller has a nice discussion of exhausts for...

Caterpiller has a nice discussion of exhausts for their big diesels. Towards the end are some design ideas and specs for wet exhausts: ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
could also consider a water jacketed system. ...

could also consider a water jacketed system. Water will cool the exhaust run and dampen the vibrations a bit. But this would be pricey fabbing.

Example of jacketing butnote it is without...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 4,863
Posted By ewoden
Try this for starters: Good Old Boat - Cool...

Try this for starters:

Good Old Boat - Cool and Quiet and trouble-free article (http://www.goodoldboat.com/reader_services/articles/Marine_exhaust.php)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Girlfriend upon inspection of the prototype "It's...

Girlfriend upon inspection of the prototype "It's gonna smell" looks at me quizzically, turns and exits utility room.....Hmmm exterior vent for sure, I'm not giving up yet :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By ewoden
Soda or shell blast the interior, mild acetic...

Soda or shell blast the interior, mild acetic acid wash to etch, haul over to local truck bedliner place for a spray of Rhino or buy a gallon of Duron Herculiner roller and a detail brush.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-14-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By ewoden
Being a hill-billy myself...

Probably wouldn't use rubberized undercoating. Now Rhinoliner or Herculiner...those materials are the bomb when it comes to sealing and abrasion resistance and super UV resistance. Rhino can even...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Then we are all GTG. :-) Now the...

Then we are all GTG. :-)

Now the girlfriend comes over tonight and I will proudly display my prototype. She's got a pretty open mind, putting up with me at this point. Heck this isn't the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Yep I usually do this to keep the extinquished...

Yep I usually do this to keep the extinquished coals for the next burn so keeping those coarse bits of charcoal for alternative purposes would be easily doable.

Without a vent have you encountered...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
After a couple of days "hands on" with my...

After a couple of days "hands on" with my prototype I do have one observation I believe worth noting. Stirring, agitating the container, etc. without an airstream vented outside would tend to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Ha ha the difficulty with electronic exchange or...

Ha ha the difficulty with electronic exchange or perhaps a quote betraying a desire to seem scholarly and incontrovertible. Obviously I can't tell without knowing the poster personally not base...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Actually doesn't it state <120 days and usually...

Actually doesn't it state <120 days and usually <50 days? So I'd say this is compatable even at worst case.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
At last another use for my wood stove waste.:)

At last another use for my wood stove waste.:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
[QUOTE=HeartsContent;816159]2. Pooh gets dumped...

[QUOTE=HeartsContent;816159]2. Pooh gets dumped somewhere on land, could be laced with fecal bacteria that can cause sickness (unless you store it for a few years - yah right!).
-QUOTE]

Years?...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Media

Dust from my power miter saw. It consists of some unknown species of pine and a wee bit of red oak, both kiln dried.

I have a bag of potting soil and one of some cat litter made from wheat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
So I have reached 52 and in celebration, like a...

So I have reached 52 and in celebration, like a kid rushing down to the family room on Christmas morning ready to tear into the boxes containing my Red Ryder BB gun and HotWheel cars, I scampered...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-11-2012
Replies: 442
Views: 64,298
Posted By ewoden
Water to transport and operate the system is...

Water to transport and operate the system is included in flush water, yes that is what I am referring . The point being that is not a zero in its volume, indeed many millions of gallons for even a...
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