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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-28-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By stevemac00
You'll see quite a few iterations. Notice the...

You'll see quite a few iterations. Notice the space behind the starboard settee is different. I would not have requested the bulkhead change as it's one more place to bang your head.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-31-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,533
Posted By stevemac00
My PSC-31 Talisman is at the PSC factory in...

My PSC-31 Talisman is at the PSC factory in Washington. They are still without power but I talked to Thumper today and everyone is fine and they had no damage at the factory. Power should be restored...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-20-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,120
Posted By stevemac00
Hey Cielo Azul, In early May I think we passed...

Hey Cielo Azul,
In early May I think we passed you in the ICW after going north through the Kennedy Space Center Bridge. You turn starboard to anchor and we headed on up to Titusville.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-20-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,120
Posted By stevemac00
For my needs a holding plate does not work as...

For my needs a holding plate does not work as efficiently. Read this short summary from Frigoboatl (http://www.frigoboat.com/sysdesign/aluminumevap.html).

If you know you're going to motor several...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-16-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By stevemac00
Last year for my PSC31 I had a new 135% made...

Last year for my PSC31 I had a new 135% made using Challenge's 7.03 ounce Low Aspect, High Modulus sailcloth with a dacron UV cover. I got a 135 size but added a padded foam luff to give the sail...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-16-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By stevemac00
Last year I wet sanded by hand. Three passes with...

Last year I wet sanded by hand. Three passes with 600/1000/1500. Then followed with 3M rubbing compound, 3M FinesseIt and finally three coats of Collonite Fleetwax.

The results were amazing and...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By stevemac00
I replaced my Cold machine last October with...

I replaced my Cold machine last October with Frigoboat and posted some pics here in the forum. You could probably just swap with a Frigoboat water cooled but I went with air-cooled because my...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-06-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,468
Posted By stevemac00
If the pickup tube is not clogged it must be the...

If the pickup tube is not clogged it must be the pump since you just replaced it. Mine easily self-primes. Last year I replaced the fuel tank, reconnected the empty lines and started the engine.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-20-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 7,267
Posted By stevemac00
Slats are attached to vertical cleats. The cleats...

Slats are attached to vertical cleats. The cleats are epoxied and gelcoated to the hull. The slats are attached with screws and filled with teak bungs.

The only problem would be replacing the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-20-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 7,267
Posted By stevemac00
We have teak slats everywhere except some monkey...

We have teak slats everywhere except some monkey fur in the stern and that seems to stay dry.

I understand this is what the factory does when they replace the fur. It's not a problem to see behind...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-20-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 7,267
Posted By stevemac00
The mildew is the symptom but not the real...

The mildew is the symptom but not the real problem.

In the first photo I noticed much stain coming from the edge of the padding ceiling where it meets the wood bulkhead. How are you planning to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-09-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,854
Posted By stevemac00
Here's a relatively low cost solution that I...

Here's a relatively low cost solution that I ended up with. The bar across the top of bimini is 1" SS bent on ends and braced with Taco fittings. The Panel is Kyocera 135 Watt at cost of $375. Wiring...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By stevemac00
Look at the PSC blueprints I scanned and put...

Look at the PSC blueprints I scanned and put online.
Index of /talisman/psc (http://www.sail-talisman.com/talisman/psc/)
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-14-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,439
Posted By stevemac00
I have 3gm with the maxprop. I can hit around...

I have 3gm with the maxprop. I can hit around 3400-3600. I just talked to Larry Berlin at Mac Boring and he said you should run at max a few hours each month to burn off the varnish. he also said the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-12-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By stevemac00
On my boat it's shown clearly as the fiberglassed...

On my boat it's shown clearly as the fiberglassed cylinder in this picture.
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb236/stevemac00/closet.jpg

We never used the hanging closet and considered it a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-12-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By stevemac00
We're cruising from Wisconsin to the Bahamas and...

We're cruising from Wisconsin to the Bahamas and bought the Capri 35 at the boat show for a 20% discount. Rob from Frigoboat lives just a few blocks from our marina and delivered it to us.

The...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-09-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By stevemac00
I emailed Thumper and received a quick response....

I emailed Thumper and received a quick response. He offered to find me some if I can't find anything locally. What great customer service to an old boat!

Just by chance I found a West Marine part...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,489
Posted By stevemac00
Frigoboat Installation

My old cold machine runs all the time when it's hot and we're headed south (currently in Annapolis) and I bought a Frigoboat air-cooled unit at the boat show. But when I started looking into pulling...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-07-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By stevemac00
Propane Locker Seal

Does anyone have a supplier and part number for the round tubing that's used to seal the propane locker lid?
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-03-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By stevemac00
I bought the Apex A9 and it fits easily. Here's...

I bought the Apex A9 and it fits easily. Here's the stowed dimensions:
Stowed Length ft 7'11"
Stowed Width ft 3'5"
Stowed Height ft 1'6"
There's a significant space left to move it closer to the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By stevemac00
I don't have all the facts. Intercoastal filed...

I don't have all the facts. Intercoastal filed for chapter 7. At some point in the past manufacturing was transferred to a company in Costa Rico. They are still being made there. Fawcette took over...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By stevemac00
I don't think behind the mast would work. It...

I don't think behind the mast would work. It would be right up against the dodger. I used to be happy with the air floor and I've stored that behind the mast when I needed the stern berth room but...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-26-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By stevemac00
Lashing RIB to deck on PSC 31

We left Wisconsin, currently in Annapolis and heading for Florida and the Bahamas. In the Great Lakes our roll up with air floor was the best choice. But now we have longer distances to dinghy,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By stevemac00
Chk xantrx website. I recall they had technote of...

Chk xantrx website. I recall they had technote of compatible outlets.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-17-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,757
Posted By stevemac00
I've seen other boats (including a 31) store one...

I've seen other boats (including a 31) store one on the stern rail. My plan is to go down with the boat. Most likely she'll out live me.
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