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Forum: Diesel   05-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By SoC
Re: Fuel tank drain

Hartley,

You asked a question and i have had experience along the lines of your inquiry. Thanks for your input on my prop qusetion. Well first off i'll explain a little about myself, I'm not very...
Forum: Diesel   05-16-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By SoC
Re: Props for Saildrive, Stainless vs. Bronze

Hartley,

Thanks for the reply. The Autostream is obviuosly the all stainless prop I refer to. I was completely in agreement with the simplify the metal combo submerged in salt water theory...
Forum: Diesel   05-16-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By SoC
Props for Saildrive, Stainless vs. Bronze

Looking to replace the prop on my Volvo Saildrive from the factory 2-blade folding to a 3-blade feathering for better performance under power. There are various choices in bronze and one in...
Forum: Diesel   06-08-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,474
Posted By SoC
Volvo D2-40 fuel filter

I don't know if this has been addressed previously but I have a 2007 Volvo D2-40 diesel and cannot replace the fuel filter. It seems that Volvo discontinued the filter for the engine and gave to same...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-08-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,528
Posted By SoC
Feedback on J-109

My current boat has an offer on it so I will will be replacing it very soon. The only boat I have any real interest in, is recent model J-109's, so I'm curious to get any sort of feedback on them. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-23-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,956
Posted By SoC
awking, Never sailed a Watkins 25, but back...

awking,

Never sailed a Watkins 25, but back in the day when I had an old beat up O'Day 22 there was a nice newer Watkins 25 in the same yard. I would always talk with the owner about the boat as...
Forum: Tartan   07-21-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 5,629
Posted By SoC
support for stern rail

If there is a concern about adequacy of the stern rail there is a company in Annapolis, Kato Marine which makes a set of reinforcement bars for mounting their davits, though they can be used with any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By SoC
This is late in coming and what responses you did...

This is late in coming and what responses you did get weren't of much use. You didn't mention what type of traveller it is. McLube, though a good product, it is not recommended you use it on Harken...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-17-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By SoC
ajf10, The other replies don't offer much...

ajf10,

The other replies don't offer much in the way of answers to your questions and to a certain extent they are correct in that the ultimate solution lies in correction of what you did, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-17-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,162
Posted By SoC
Loose bolts

La Bestia,

I will offer a suggestion, it is necessary when tightening the bolts to do so in an alternating procedure where by you tighten one a bit than the other a bit more than back to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,926
Posted By SoC
RanAweigh, Thanks for the reply. The...

RanAweigh,

Thanks for the reply. The problem is that Volvo doesn't have a parts break down on the hub, they only list it as an assembly. The cost is to purchase a new hub. The local Volvo dealer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 2,926
Posted By SoC
Spun prop Volvo saildrive

When doing the final job to launch the boat, servicing the 2 blade folding prop on my saildrive, I found that the prop was partially spun. The situation appears to be that the internal spline insert...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-01-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By SoC
Taking delivery

Forty5120,
I am currently involved in a nightmare from a new boat purchase, and rejection standpoint. I urge you to contact me immediately(before you sign off on that deal) off message board for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-22-2005
Replies: 2
  J 37
Views: 1,592
Posted By SoC
J 37

I am also interested in the J37. Looked at one recently, liked the layout and interoir, deck was well laid out, was impressed with the large cockpit locker. Which model has the motor mounted under...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-21-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,118
Posted By SoC
How to sell Crusing Boat located in North Carolina

Chuck711,
Start buy placing an add on Boats.com. It is the most frequently visited site next to Yachtworld(which is restricted to brokers only). Your selling a Cal, which is fairly popular, so if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-20-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,077
Posted By SoC
JEFF ... urgent roll call

I don''t want to speculate on the future of Sailnet, but as long as it''s running let''s ride it to it''s conclusion. It''s been a great forum for us and it deserves our support. Hopefully with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 6,050
Posted By SoC
To buy a J109?

I am considering the purchase of a lightly used or new J109. Any info or feedback on the 109 would be appreciated. I am particularly interested in feedback on build quality and fit out. Also,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-20-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By SoC
Keel Bolt question

Catamount,
Not to confuse matters, but it is not uncommon in boats of that age to show rust from iron filings mixed with the lead in the keel casting. I had an experience with a ''79'' boat that had...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-07-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By SoC
best boat for lake

Ken
In the size range you mentioned an older C&C Encounter 26 could be a nice choice. It is a huge boat for 26'', with a 10'' beam, 4'' draft.
They are very stable due to 6300lbs. displacement....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-06-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,346
Posted By SoC
Feedback on J-109

I am interested in purchasing a new or used J-109 and would appreciate comments good or bad. Of particular interest is how it sails short or even single handed. J Boats makes lot''s of claims that it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,950
Posted By SoC
New Boat Selection: C&C / Dufour

Lungdoc,
I cannot comment about the Dufour''s, other than I have seen the exterior of the 40, and personally found it very attractive. As to the C&C 121, I can only provide my own experiences,...
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