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Search: Posts Made By: xcbxer
Forum: Beneteau 04-04-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 4,593
Posted By xcbxer
If your propshaft seal is a Volvo, it's a triple...

If your propshaft seal is a Volvo, it's a triple lip oil seal design with no moving parts - very smart and simple, with a water pick up and discharge below the WL. To burble you squeeze/deform the...
Forum: Beneteau 04-04-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,734
Posted By xcbxer
My Bene 473 blower runs off the engine switch....

My Bene 473 blower runs off the engine switch. With the very quiet 4JH3-TE the blower becomes the noise maker under power. I remounted the blower on rubber feet with no improvement. Final solution...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By xcbxer
My teak deck is less than 5 years old and the...

My teak deck is less than 5 years old and the caulking is already a bit higher. I was told a belt sander works, if and when you want to get at the teak.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 9,123
Posted By xcbxer
I started that mispell. Being a fan of the...

I started that mispell. Being a fan of the Queen's English and watching it hit the pooper with our current crop of educaters is disheartening. For my contribution to the downward spiral I apologize....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 9,123
Posted By xcbxer
wow, that's got my curiosity peeked

wow, that's got my curiosity peeked
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-05-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 9,123
Posted By xcbxer
for any new new really new lurkers (to any...

for any new new really new lurkers (to any forum)-----

lurk for a while to get the drift

do a few topic searches to get some depth

watch for the shoals that other newbies hit

check out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By xcbxer
sailingdog - I'm new here also, just wondering if...

sailingdog - I'm new here also, just wondering if you were inferring cnc could have somehow posted better.

CnC30 - I had a C&C 30 decades ago. Brick solid hull and sails very stiff. Won many a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 24,457
Posted By xcbxer
Peggy Hall is dead against ozone generators (p....

Peggy Hall is dead against ozone generators (p. 32). She also quotes a long statement from the EPA, the gist being that ozone concentrations not exeeding public health standards are not effective in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 121
Sticky: Product Reviews
Views: 57,494
Posted By xcbxer
Get Rid of Boat Odors by Peggie Hall

Just received "Get Rid of Boat Odors" by Peggie Hall. Great book on marine sanitation, only negative is that the section on boat odors not related to your head is only 2 pages long, plus another 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 24,457
Posted By xcbxer
Just received "Get Rid of Boat Odors" by Peggie...

Just received "Get Rid of Boat Odors" by Peggie Hall. Great book on marine sanitation, only negative is that the section on boat odors not related to your head is only 2 pages long, plus another 2...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,994
Posted By xcbxer
This will work well in most apps where the trip...

This will work well in most apps where the trip signal is electrical and can close the relay. To sense a specific vaccuum level you will also need a pressure sensor switch to feed the relay to feed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 121
Sticky: Product Reviews
Views: 57,494
Posted By xcbxer
Home Depot 110v flourescent trouble lite - also halogen

From my aircraft mechanic friend, I use a flourescent tube style work lite. It has soft rubber ends and an unbreakable soft tube lens and hook for hanging. Never gets hot so you can lay it down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,994
Posted By xcbxer
A buzzer can be set for lower than max limits but...

A buzzer can be set for lower than max limits but will require a sender and electrics and calibration.

A vac gauge will show a trend line or alert you to an anomoly such as a bad load of fuel....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6,591
Posted By xcbxer
Thanks for the feedback. Your 46 footer and...

Thanks for the feedback. Your 46 footer and maritime climate isn't far off my spring/fall application.

Do you have the unit under a settee or out in the open and how's the noise level?

These...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6,591
Posted By xcbxer
marine dehumidifiers

First new thread - looking for any commentary/experience with marine dehumidifiers such as the Mermaid Dry-Pal, eBac CD30 ($600) or even cheaper the D-H-51 at edehumidifier.com

Bottom line,sure it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2008
Replies: 157
Views: 24,457
Posted By xcbxer
Once on a previous boat had a strong rotten egg...

Once on a previous boat had a strong rotten egg smell from the hot water tap regardless if the water was coming out of the tap hot or cold. Was told this was from potable antifreeze getting heated up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,994
Posted By xcbxer
Generally straight forward. Go to...

Generally straight forward.

Go to designatedengineer.com - he's got all the stuff, good on-line advice and sells on ebay. Even got him on the phone.

I've bought a vac gauge set up from him but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 3,999
Posted By xcbxer
First post here - and just my luck, Sailingdog is...

First post here - and just my luck, Sailingdog is watching....

I don't know the Freedom 32 layout but in my view it's critical that the incoming raw water has no possibilty to siphon into the...
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