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Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-04-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Hello to all

Sorry for the lack of information. I'm new to this form and having some trouble figuring out how to add photos to posts and to profile.
I didn't mean to be mysterious.
I'm moored in Centerport...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 1,406
Views: 501,019
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

In combination with the fan you can see in the photo it adds about 10 degrees or more to the ambient temperature. The temp at the stovetop is 170F degrees and at the deck ring its 90F. I didn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,738
Posted By sailor1924
Recommendations for an anchor washdown pump

I'm planning to switch my anchor rode to all chain and would like to install a good, reasonably priced, high pressure, saltwater wash down pump. Any any all experienced comments are invited. ...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By sailor1924
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 3,505
Posted By sailor1924
Re: How frequently Do You Change Your Raw Water Impeller?

I haven't replaced the main engine pump in 7 years. The generator pump I replaced each of the last two years.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,459
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Crew Wanted: US East Coast all Summer

Hi;

I'm in a similar circumstance to you and wonder if you've succeeded in your crew search.
Forum: Pearson   04-03-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By sailor1924
Countess 44 Looking for a portlight

Hi; I'm looking for a vendor that can supply a replacement for the fixed portlight located in the starboard number 2 hull portlight both metal ring and glass. Thanks for any leads.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-03-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By sailor1924
Hello to all

By way of introduction; I'm a retired builder operating a boat on a shoestring budget. I've owned boats off and on for 50 years. I'm hoping to live long enough and have health enough to cross the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 1,406
Views: 501,019
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

I made fins for the cabin heater from aluminum flashing, $ 15.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 374
Views: 152,047
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Thank you for the clear instruction and the link for purchase.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Barient/Barlow winches

Thanks for the info.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 2,980
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

In my new boat I have a Fab-all diesel heater, drip feed and very efficient use of fuel. I fabricated and installed fins on the exhaust flue and harvest the waste chimney heat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,980
Posted By sailor1924
Re: Canadian sailing + heating ?

On my last boat I used a drip feed diesel heater. I mounted it in a locker, to transfer heat to the rest of the boat I made a copper coil that I inserted into the fire box. I plumbed the rest of...
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