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Search: Posts Made By: Pub911
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,975
Posted By Pub911
SIMRAD got my vote after comparing the heft of...

SIMRAD got my vote after comparing the heft of the drive unit to its competitors at the same boat-size rating. There are big forces at work, so installation matters at least as much as the mfg. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-04-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
ok guys, thanks for the additional comments and...

ok guys, thanks for the additional comments and clarification. Good idea on upping the wall thickness.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-03-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
I really don't know how it was set up when the...

I really don't know how it was set up when the boat was brand new. It's been like this since I bought it in 97. the PO's version lasted until 2001 or 2002 and my copy lasted till now.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
Stu, I'm sure your tone is for my well being, not...

Stu, I'm sure your tone is for my well being, not to berate me.
My motives are pure, I swear. I'm not a square wheel sort at all :)

Please read from the top. My current set-up is not what you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
Thanks for all the input everyone. I will take...

Thanks for all the input everyone. I will take some pictures and post as soon as I can work it out.

I know I'm pushing the issue against the advice above - at least in word, anyway. I really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
Mititempo and JimsCal, thank you. but i spent...

Mititempo and JimsCal, thank you. but i spent some time talking to silicone hose distributors. I haven't gotten to the actual manufacturer, but the distribution network challenges your conclusion:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
Thank you. Do you or does anyone know a good...

Thank you. Do you or does anyone know a good source to assist in a redesign?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pub911
Replacing Exhaust again...need to get it right this time

The PO of my 1972 Northstar 38 re-powered it in 1992 with a new Universal M4-30. The exhaust setup consists of a riser where raw(salt) water cools the hot exhaust via a double-walled metal riser...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-31-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By Pub911
Glad i spurred the count discussion....Serena is...

Glad i spurred the count discussion....Serena is a small 38, 10'2" on the beam and 18000lbs of displacement. she's been on 7 for the 12 years I've had someone else manage this for me, so I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By Pub911
Boat Stands

Any one have any information on which of these is the better deal?

Sail Boat stands for sale by Scaffold Mart (http://www.scaffoldmart.com/boat-stand/sail%20boat%20stands/sail-boat-stands.html)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-30-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By Pub911
Long shot here, but if you heard pop(s) and saw...

Long shot here, but if you heard pop(s) and saw or smelled smoke around the unit, but didn't see it come directly OUT OF the unit, the pop or pops may be related to fuse(s) in the wiring external to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Pub911
Thanks for the ideas! I think I'll just replace...

Thanks for the ideas! I think I'll just replace the filter (it's an old Racor 200 with a 2-micron cylindrical filter element. The filter element is replaced regularly with no affect on the problem,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Pub911
Ball-squeezing can't be the only answer.

I've got a Universal M4-30 diesel with an intermittent issue where after a few hours of running under load, it shuts down due to lack of fuel. All the obvious ideas (obvious to me anyway) I've...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 7,557
Posted By Pub911
Glad your purchase worked out. I have an ancient...

Glad your purchase worked out. I have an ancient Johnson 6hp that used to get my Zodiac air-floor 9'6'' up on plane with 2 adults, 1 child and a 90 lb yellow lab named Loosie.

I then bought a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By Pub911
I have used their aluminum polish on the polished...

I have used their aluminum polish on the polished rims of my '78 911SC, but I've not used the stuff you're talking about. I did attempt use of the metal polish on my compass to clear a haze that has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,207
Posted By Pub911
I like my angled pedestal guard. I did have to...

I like my angled pedestal guard. I did have to have it modified to get it offset from my rather large pedestal diameter so that I could add an Edson table without it interfering with the pedestal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,485
Posted By Pub911
That's weird. I've never seen that happen,...

That's weird. I've never seen that happen, except when 'cleaning' bare teak using lye-based products such as Snappy Nu Teak.

All i can offer is you're going to have to undo and redo to get it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By Pub911
I adapted an Edson pedestal mounting ring-plate...

I adapted an Edson pedestal mounting ring-plate designed for Edson pedestal guards to a non-Edson pedestal and it worked out great.

Edson makes 2 versions, a 9 and a 12 inch diameter if i recall...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By Pub911
How old is 'expired'? I recall someone saying it...

How old is 'expired'? I recall someone saying it is something like 2 years past the date on the package. Am I making this up or is this true? It'd be sorta like the "sell by" date on milk...a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 8,127
Posted By Pub911
That strip looks like an 'eyebrow' above your...

That strip looks like an 'eyebrow' above your portlights...it's supposed to deflect water running off your cabin top so that your ports don't take the full brunt and leak. I can see a bung in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-24-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,695
Posted By Pub911
I put a Navpod on my Edsen mount and ran the...

I put a Navpod on my Edsen mount and ran the cable for my Radar/Plotter up one side and inside the other side of the SS tubing, I ran the cables for my autopilot. The process involved notching the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-16-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By Pub911
I couldn't locate a replacement toe-rail for my...

I couldn't locate a replacement toe-rail for my discontinued Hughes / NorthStar 38, so remove and restore was my only option. It took me a while to find a place that could handle the 4 pieces each...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By Pub911
I had my alum' toe rail removed, sand-blasted and...

I had my alum' toe rail removed, sand-blasted and then powder coated - that's right, not anodized as it was originally, but powder coated in black (matching original). 8 years later and it looks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By Pub911
PaulinVictoria: I hadn't considered that...you...

PaulinVictoria: I hadn't considered that...you are probably correct, that a throughbolt provides additional strength given the head of the bolt provides additional resistance to a stud that's just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,252
Posted By Pub911
I've tried honey-teak from Signature Finish. It...

I've tried honey-teak from Signature Finish. It does last long but it has a coloring I'd prefer to not use for this job. I'm doing brand-new teak handrails -the looped grab-bar type that are...
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