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Forum: Diesel   10-18-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By mikogold
Re: Water in Cylinders

I justdid as sugested, I spun the engine with the decompression levers open for a few seconds and then bled the engine, replace the oil and voila, it runs!!
Forum: Diesel   10-14-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By mikogold
Re: Water in Cylinders

YEY!!
Engine is up an running
Thank you all for the help
Forum: Diesel   10-13-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By mikogold
Re: Water in Cylinders

stupid question but, how do I drain the water from the intake manifold/lift?
Forum: Diesel   10-13-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,373
Posted By mikogold
Water in Cylinders

Hi, I tried to start my yanmar today and after a few minutes that Icould not start it, the engine began to throw salt water through the air intake. Then I realized that my water separation filter was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-06-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,372
Posted By mikogold
Cal cruising 36

I will appreaciate any input on this boat, JEFF please your opinion:)
my intended use is for the caribbean with 2 children.
thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By mikogold
those are good points you mention. I meant...

those are good points you mention.
I meant tempering not anheling.
I'm trying to evaluate if it worrth recovering at all.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By mikogold
first, I'm in dominican republic and laws are...

first, I'm in dominican republic and laws are very flexible around here. the boat just washed ashore in many pieces but the rigging is still underwater. I didn't see the rigging myself. my question...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By mikogold
Mast and Rigging from burnt and sunk boat , are they any good?

A catamaran caught fire and sunk in the sea close to shore, I think I could use the mast and maybe the rigging. the question is if the fire damaged the mast and/or the rigging? the boat burnt for 3-4...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-14-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,823
Posted By mikogold
no i did not, it does not matter how it broke?

no i did not, it does not matter how it broke?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,823
Posted By mikogold
I wish I could talk to a local rigger but there...

I wish I could talk to a local rigger but there is not one close by. what about mast section? how do you adapt the through deck hole if the mast shape is different?. If I have to reposition the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,823
Posted By mikogold
thanks Knothead, I was thinking on cutting the...

thanks Knothead, I was thinking on cutting the bottom probably between 10 to 15 ft. the gooseneck, winches, halyard exits, cleats and such will all have to be reinstalled. any advice?
Miko
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,823
Posted By mikogold
Replacing wooden mast

I'm looking at a ketch with a broken wooden main If I end up buying it I would like to replace it with an aluminum spar. I can find some used masts around here but all of them are longer, one of the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-07-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,452
Posted By mikogold
thanks for the link but that is too technical for...

thanks for the link but that is too technical for me, and biased. dont unswer my questions, or I dont understand enough. any other opinions????????
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 818
Posted By mikogold
cost of new decks

I'm trying to estimate the cost of aplying epoxy to seal leaking plywood decks on a 40foot sailboat, how much epoxy do i need? old teak was removed.what are the options after sealing the deck...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   12-26-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 5,452
Posted By mikogold
To Airex Or Not To Airex?

I'm trying to find some definite opinion on airex cored hulls, though I know it is imposible. anyway I would like to hear some kind of final judgement. some questions that I have: how many boats are...
Forum: Boat Reviews   12-25-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 10,307
Posted By mikogold
Alan Pape cuttyhunk 41

any body knows anything about these boats?
there is one for sale in the ABC and I cant find no data about them?
thankx
JG
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