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Search: Posts Made By: Ronbye
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 4,219
Posted By Ronbye
I would check out the Alado system as well, and I...

I would check out the Alado system as well, and I highly recommend it. I was able to furl my jib in when I got hit by a 50 knt gust a couple of years ago and had no problems. I particularly like the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,720
Posted By Ronbye
Well, I bought the engine, and it will fit the...

Well, I bought the engine, and it will fit the space that I have available. Next is to start getting the hardware to make it work.
For example: It looks like I will have to replace my exist. two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,720
Posted By Ronbye
Good points John. I was up at the boat this...

Good points John. I was up at the boat this evening and got some measurements. It looks like it will fit in the engine bay. With respect to Bubb2's observation that it is a big engine for a 32' boat....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,720
Posted By Ronbye
Thanks, John. Now I have to recheck the engine ...

Thanks, John. Now I have to recheck the engine id. plate, check the space that I actually have and hope I can get it in.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,720
Posted By Ronbye
Yanmar 3HM35F Information

I am seriously thinking about buying a used Yanmar 3HM35F to replace my Volvo MD2B engine. I was originally going for a Yanmar 3GM30F however the 3HM35F became available. Do these two Yanmar engines...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ronbye
SailingDog, what sizes do the filters come in and...

SailingDog, what sizes do the filters come in and what thickness?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ronbye
Under Cushion Material

Some time ago I came across a material that you put under your cushions that helps keep the cushions from becoming damp. This material also provides a means of air circulation under the cushion. My...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ronbye
I also have to replace my batteries and I am...

I also have to replace my batteries and I am thinking about changing my house battery to two 6 volt golf cart batteries and keep one 12 volt starting battery. Anybody have any suggestion as to what...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By Ronbye
I have used it. Highly recommended. It goes on...

I have used it. Highly recommended. It goes on great, looks great, easy to touch up when needed and one litre(quart) goes a very long way. It is also very shiny and is non slip. Only use on interior...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-04-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 5,640
Posted By Ronbye
Consider this: Boating is any form of craft that...

Consider this: Boating is any form of craft that can carry a person(s) on the water from point A to Point B. That can be by motor boat, canoe, sea kayak, and by sailboat. As the name implies, motor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By Ronbye
This is great. The information and assistance I...

This is great. The information and assistance I get from this site is second to none. Thanks to everybody.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By Ronbye
Good point about the air filters. I have a spare...

Good point about the air filters. I have a spare engine with another set of air filters. I will try this first, and while doing so, clean both sets of filters. I suspect that the fuel adjustment...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By Ronbye
Volvo MD2B

I have a 1975 MD2B engine that I completly rebuilt approx. 7 years ago. I have some questions that maybe someone can help me with.
1. My engine is equipped with a DynaStarter. What is the charging...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By Ronbye
Icebergs Ahead

This is a website where you find out where the icebergs are in my area. Hope you find it interesting.
Home | Iceberg Finder | Find icebergs in Newfoundland and Labrador...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-22-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 4,205
Posted By Ronbye
Congratulations: I did a few days on a similiar...

Congratulations: I did a few days on a similiar CS36 and I can honestly say, it is a good coastal/offshore boat. Very nice indeed!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,634
Posted By Ronbye
Dyna Starter

My Rival 32 has a Volvo MD2B Diesal engine which is equipped with a Dyna Starter (some people refer to them as a starter-generator). I have had no trouble with this dyna starter but have noticed for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2007
Replies: 91
Views: 13,778
Posted By Ronbye
I saw a picture of a boat named "BOW...

I saw a picture of a boat named "BOW MOVEMENT"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2007
Replies: 131
Views: 11,124
Posted By Ronbye
I looked at the video Sailingdog, and was...

I looked at the video Sailingdog, and was disappointed that nobody was wearing PFD's. If something were to happen which it can and very quickly. Would any of the crew have time to go and search for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-11-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Ronbye
Yachting Monthly Video Site

Yachting Monthly(British Magazine) has a You Tube site for sailing videos. Here is the link: YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. (http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=YachtingMonthly)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 3,056
Posted By Ronbye
SailingDog: I will do that.

SailingDog: I will do that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 3,056
Posted By Ronbye
I sent the Voyager people a request for an...

I sent the Voyager people a request for an estimate on line. I hope to get an answer soon.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 3,759
Posted By Ronbye
If you are coastal sailing or cruising with the...

If you are coastal sailing or cruising with the occasional fun race thrown in then it isn't really necessary to worry about luff tension while you are sailing. On the Alado system the halyards are on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 3,056
Posted By Ronbye
I like the look of the the Voyager WindVane. I...

I like the look of the the Voyager WindVane. I don't know what it's price range is yet. So I will check that out. In the meantime, I will keep looking. Any advice or recommendation will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 3,056
Posted By Ronbye
Windvane Self Steering

I am currently looking at buying a new or used windvane self steering system for my Rival 32. I am also researching whether or not it is more feasible to build my own. There doesn't appear much in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2007
Replies: 56
Views: 3,759
Posted By Ronbye
I also have an Alado, and it is excellent....

I also have an Alado, and it is excellent. Previous to that I owned a CDI unit. Both worked very well, but the CDI system was old and parts such as foil links, and furling drum components are no...
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