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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-03-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 5,090
Posted By scud
Re: Who dives on their own Boat?

I dive almost every 2 weeks (40-footer racing). In winter I would use a sealed watertight suit while from April throughout October I use a 5mm wet-suit.

First I clean what I can without relying...
Forum: Electronics   09-24-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 674
Posted By scud
SSB wire antenna to antenna feed-line connector

System description
ICOM M710, AT130 tuner in the aft lazarette, fishing rod pole antenna.

I need a practical connection for quick and easy plug -in/off of the fishing rod antenna. I was...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

THANK YOU PAUL

I ran the engine for a while and warmed up the oil-
Looking at the rocker arm #1 from the top pinhole I could see lot of oil bleeding on the sides and some oil slowly climbing up...
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

Testata cilindro, SN-5101311299 - Dettaglio categoria...
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

http://www.volvopentashop.com/(S(r1gwmle5rkk1f034qka3pc2m))/Federigi/it-IT/Details/PentaPartsCatalog/7746410_002?path=MarineDieselEngines%2F7746410%2F7746410_21%2F7746410_002
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

Man I can't succeed posting any picture or drawing :-/
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=md2040B+cylinder+block&hl=en&rlz=1I7ADFA_itIT471&biw=1280&bih=762&tbm=isch&tbnid=hCnx0EFvEnYn4M:&imgrefurl=http://www.volvopentashop.com/(S(r1gwmle5rkk1f034qka3pc2m))/Fe...
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
Re: VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

I tried to post the exploded view of hte engine block but it doesn't allow me to post it allthou' it is smaller size than instructed both dimensions and Kb and also I tried to embed the picture from...
Forum: Diesel   08-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By scud
VP MD2040B rocker arms oil lube advice needed

Hello guys I think I need some advice.

I took apart the crank box 'cause its aluminum cast had fractured. replaced it and re-asembled all the rocker arms exactly in the position they were...
Forum: Electronics   02-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By scud
Just called and they don't seem to know either or...

Just called and they don't seem to know either or maybe they just don't wanna say

Scud
Forum: Electronics   02-22-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By scud
Ultrasoni speed Sensor

They all go down to one supplier
AIRMAR and their CS 4500 ultrasonic speed sensor
They sell them independently or supply Raymarine, CONMNAV Nexus, etc.etc..

Now here my predicament. I've got...
Forum: Diesel   07-18-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By scud
fuel filter leaks (or better sweats)

I have got a Delphi 296 fuel filter with metal bottom separator. It is installed downstream of the fuel pump so the fuel pump is actually pumping diesel into it and no matter what the little nag...
Forum: Electronics   04-14-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,400
Posted By scud
DITTO ICOM M710Rt ...AT130 tuner ... 10...

DITTO
ICOM M710Rt ...AT130 tuner ... 10 minutes to unfold the KISS and I was on air! **** the copper tape!
Scud
Forum: Electronics   04-13-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,702
Posted By scud
I've been using it and it works great! Scud

I've been using it and it works great!

Scud
Forum: Electronics   04-13-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By scud
My apologies I 've been carried away by other...

My apologies I 've been carried away by other immediate needs such as painting the mast, new rigging (short of a inch or so) and more.

The netbook RF interference has been shoved back to n- or so...
Forum: Electronics   04-06-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By scud
Of course John's idea is correct and in full...

Of course John's idea is correct and in full compliance with the rules.

I'm sailing most in the Mediterranean area and here is full of sloppy and improvised sailors who charter a boat for a week...
Forum: Electronics   04-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By scud
Hi John I agree about the confusion that a...

Hi John

I agree about the confusion that a strobe light might engender but in some sailing areas there is a certain latitude on what you can do and I keep seeing plenty of chartered yachts with...
Forum: Electronics   04-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By scud
OGM trianchor light how-to add a strobe

I have since many years a masthead OGM trianchor light. Sometime in a crowded anchorage it would be nice to have a distinct signature such as an intermittent light but unfortunately my OGM doesn't...
Forum: Electronics   03-14-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By scud
netbook RF interference

I've got one of those little ASUS IEEE netbooks. It works fine for my purpose but since I use it to control my SSB (ICOM M710-RT) I noticed that when I plug it in either to AC or DC then my SSB...
Forum: Electronics   03-01-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By scud
Raymarine C70 and E80 sharing same radar

the plan is simply outlined. Install the smaller C70 on the pedestal or close to and leave the E80 belowdeck.

But I'd like (in emergencies) to be capable of running the radar from the C70 while...
Forum: Electronics   02-14-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,224
Posted By scud
Hello Fairbank I assume you have got a serial...

Hello Fairbank I assume you have got a serial port on your laptop or you wouldn't be able to load a USB-to-serial driver under DOS, am I correct?

Scud
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By scud
well ... SailingDog ... you do have a point and I...

well ... SailingDog ... you do have a point and I ain't questioning it but I still think that the spark-stopper idea could be better than buttocks squeezing and hysterical panicking and...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By scud
Spark stopper and lightning

Hello
I've always been a firm believer and supporter of NON-grounding insulated keel- stepped masts since it makes your boat more likely to get a direct lightning strike but after going through...
Forum: Electronics   12-06-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,229
Posted By scud
HELP for ICOM AT-130 tuner installation

I was about to installing my AT-130 antenna tuner and I though I had all figured out but istead I was far away from shore still.

I got stuck on the control cable connection

Here my questons:...
Forum: Electronics   04-14-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By scud
Thank you. Actually for theantenna feed line I...

Thank you.
Actually for theantenna feed line I was leaning more toward a tinned copper braid (insulated) of about 1/4".

The question about the RG-58 was more aimed to duplicate a rope antenna...
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