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Search: Posts Made By: eherlihy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Thick fog and lots of dolphins...

Very nice!

How long were the dolphins with you? My last sail of the season I had a pod of 6-7 dolphins with me for about 10-15 min, as I made the trip from Block Island to Fisher's Island...
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Easy way to add temperature alarm?

BTW - the reason that it read low is that I believe that an air bubble would get trapped in the T fitting... Also, the T was not in the flow of water through the system.
My drill and tap fix...
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Easy way to add temperature alarm?

My M25 had a T fitting where the water temperature sender was mounted. I didn't like this because it always read low. Here is a pic;...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-18-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Offer Accepted

Nope.

Assuming that the problem is, in fact, the heat exchanger (which is copper/brass/bronze and stainless), and not the exhaust manifold (which is cast iron/steel), I would simply buy a new one...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-17-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Offer Accepted

Congrats!

Engine is probably a Universal (aka Kubota) Diesel.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By eherlihy
Re: This delivery was quite challenging!

Nice editing.... I can fully understand your gratitude to be home! That was a long slog..
Forum: P30 08-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Has anyone had or seen this problem ?

Also betting that Denise is correct...

I don't recall where the chainplates attach on a P-30, but I believe that he P-30 does not have a pan-liner. I would look carefully at any bulkheads that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By eherlihy
Re: RI Broker?

Ryan Miller - Latitude Yacht Brokerage in Jamestown - his background info (http://www.latitudeyacht.com/about-us/brokers/)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,057
Posted By eherlihy
Re: The WTF challenge!

The ones that you have drilled pilot holes into may be a problem. However, you MAY be able to key them directly into the chuck of the above pictured drill/driver.

If you cannot use the drill,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Adventures with a Lewmar Concept windlass

You may find inspiration here: winch-removal-made-easy (http://themarineinstallersrant.blogspot.com/2014/05/winch-removal-made-easy.html)
Forum: Chartering 08-06-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Newbie renting a keelboat - dumb idea?

Check out;
New Jersey Sailing School & Charter | NJ Sailing (http://www.njsailingschool.com)
and
Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters | Learn to Sail with Confidence...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2014
Replies: 131
Views: 6,385
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

How about one of these?

http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/oanow.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/b/ab/bab76e20-6ccb-11e3-a29a-0019bb30f31a/52b9d6b77a2b0.preview-300.jpg

With a...
Forum: Chartering 07-24-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,788
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What license should I pursue?

The boundary line is delineated here (http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title46/46cfr7_main_02.tpl).
Forum: Diesel 07-09-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Universal M25 Fuel Injector Replacement

The filter pictured is a K & N RU-2450 Universal Air Filter. You can find it here; Amazon.com: K&N RU-2450 Universal Rubber Filter:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,050
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Cutless Bearing Sledge Hammer Installation

I did the whole driveline over a couple of years ago, and documented it here; http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/80089-contemplating-drive-line-overhaul.html
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 06-30-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,661
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Malo 45' loses rudder, pulls an All is Lost

My thought too...

I am not sure how many of you have seen this video (from the guy that runs the yard where I keep my boat), but this is what I would have attempted;...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-24-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,833
Posted By eherlihy
Re: How is boat beer made?

Ginger beer is easy:

Peel and grate 1 tbsp of fresh ginger root
Boil 1 cup of water, add 1/2 cup of sugar and ginger root.
Remove from heat and add 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice.
Let...
Forum: Outboard 06-21-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??

Here; http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/85252-new-lehr-propane-outboard.html

here; http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/83857-propane-outboards.html

here;...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Just Finished ASA 101 - what a blast!

Hey Nancy,

I don't know where you are, but I suggest that you join some form of local sailing club. You will get to experience different skippers, different boats, and get out more often. Lessons...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 1,607
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Amega gauge

Recommendations:

ADHEDIVE LINED HEAT SHRINK crimp connectors
Only fuse the wires to the ignition switch, and fuel pump.
Select the amp rating of the fuse to based on the ampacity rating of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 7,091
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Oceanair vs. Lewmar skyscreens

Sadly, I have to agree. In my case, the latch that allows the screen to stay closed, while the blind is open, has broken off after three years. It appears that the plastic became brittle (UV?), and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Threadbare Gelcoat

Polyester resin, most likely what the hull is made from, will yellow if exposed to direct sunlight. Other than that, I don't know (perhaps someone else does?) of any structural issue that would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 30 Bilge Pump Recommendations?

Oh yes... the best time to swap out your bilge pump, and bilge pump switch, is while your current setup is still working. Think about that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Pearson 30 Bilge Pump Recommendations?

I have an Ultra Bilge Pumpswitch JR, and would not go back to the Rule float switch - ever.

The Ultra switches have a float that works in conjunction with a magnetic reed switch, so that they...
Forum: Diesel 03-25-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Perkins 4-107 Overhaul

Great post - that earned you a rep point. That and $3 buys you a coffee at Starbucks.:)
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