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Search: Posts Made By: gallilaw
Forum: CS Yachts 09-10-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By gallilaw
CS 30 - basic info needed

Need to learn a few things about the CS 30:

Am I right that the hull is solid, NOT balsa cored anywhere?

Did the factory overbore and epoxy the drill-throughs where the deck hardware was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By gallilaw
Re: Can't drop gear case to change impeller on Tohatsu 6HP

Problem solved (I think). I took the lower rig apart once more to make sure that the cam rod was turned in the correct direction. I pressed it down to seat it in the reverse position.

After...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By gallilaw
Configure Tohatsu 6HP cam rod and shift rod

When re-assembling after a difficult water pump rebuild, I messed up coordinating the cam rod and shift rod orientation. Both rods are in place and connected at the shift rod joint, but I don't know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By gallilaw
Re: Can't drop gear case to change impeller on Tohatsu 6HP

Finally got it apart. It took an unbelievable amount of force. I actually snapped a pry bar. Used a heavier pry bar, applied more force than I want to remember, and the drive shaft finally released....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By gallilaw
Can't drop gear case to change impeller on Tohatsu 6HP

I need to change the impeller on my 2-year-old Tohatsu 6HP SailPro.

I have the Service Manual and have followed the instructions.

I removed the rubber grommet and loosened the shift rod joint...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By gallilaw
3M General Adhesive Remover is no longer carried...

3M General Adhesive Remover is no longer carried by my local West Marine -- blocked for environmental reasons -- and a 3M customer service rep told me that it has been or is being replaced by a less...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-12-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By gallilaw
remove 3M tape residue from topsides & interprotect

I used 3M 2080 "60-day" tape when applying Interprotect barrier coat. Although 3M says the tape leaves no adhesive residue, in my case when I peeled it away the tape left plenty of adhesive gunk on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By gallilaw
I have spray painted in the past, but am looking...

I have spray painted in the past, but am looking for up-to-date equipment that can actually handle two-part barrier coats like Interprotect.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By gallilaw
Help me choose sprayer for Interprotect

I am almost done sanding the bottom of my 27.5 foot boat, and now confront the problem that my hoped-for roll-and-tip partner will not be available. I have to finish the job myself, outdoors, in New...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By gallilaw
Angled Shims for deck hardware?

I need to install a Navpod Companionway instrument pod. Its stainless-tube stanchion crosses over the cabin hatch, and is held up by left and right footing plates with four screw holes each. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By gallilaw
Sequencing Jack Pads after new barrier coat

After soda blasting and sanding the bottom, I will put on Interprotect 2000e and an antifouling paint. The boat is on a trailer with six removable pads. When putting on the barrier coat, I can do two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By gallilaw
How to merge the high and low patches?

With the exception of the occasional red spot, that sands off well, all of the stuff remaining on the boat, as pictured, is stuck pretty hard.

My concern is that the edges between the patches are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By gallilaw
Is this soda blast result OK? / How to finish job?

Just had the bottom soda blasted by someone recommended by several folks on more than one forum. Please let me know if the result is what should be expected.

I thought that the bottom would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,433
Posted By gallilaw
Steering tighten fix?

I looked closely at the parts diagram, then noticed that the thumbscrew is not drilled through. I speculated that the leading threads on the friction band were "bottoming out" inside the thumbscrew...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,433
Posted By gallilaw
Thanks for the replies so far. It seems...

Thanks for the replies so far.

It seems strange that the user manual would tell me what NOT to do in order to keep the motor pointing straight ahead, while not telling me what I should do. It's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,433
Posted By gallilaw
Tohatsu 6: How fix steering position?

I have a Tohatsu 6 Sail Pro (extra long shaft) to which I added the remote control box and cables, so that now I adjust shift and throttle with a single lever in the cockpit, rather than using the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-02-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,159
Posted By gallilaw
Outboard remote control box mounted on tiller

For a few reasons we have to keep our boat at a slip instead of a
mooring, and to make docking easier -- especially when the wind picks up
-- I mounted a remote control box on the tiller. Now I can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2010
Replies: 242
Views: 129,105
Posted By gallilaw
Awlgrip ? How to know for sure ?

After practically memorizing the steps and equipment mentioned in this post, and buying a lot of it, I discovered that the used boat I bought might have been Awlgripped.

The deck is the original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2010
Replies: 242
Views: 129,105
Posted By gallilaw
Hookit pads fit Makita 9227 polisher?

Will the 3M hookit SBS compound and polishing pads fit the hook and loop backup pad that comes standard with the Makita 9227?

3M's promotional copy makes it seem that their hookit SBS system is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,096
Posted By gallilaw
Sander and Polisher - one tool for both?

I have a 23-year-old 27.5 foot sailboat and don't plan on getting anything bigger. I have read some reviews of random orbital sanders, and other reviews of polishers (buffers), but I can't help...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 242
Views: 129,105
Posted By gallilaw
Sander/Polisher combo ?

I have a 23-year-old 27.5 foot sailboat and don't plan on getting anything bigger. I have read some reviews of random orbital sanders, and other reviews of polishers (buffers), but I can't help...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By gallilaw
Starboard/Seaboard Alternative?

I need to fabricate some stuff for the cockpit area using 1/2" white sheet plastic. Want it to be UV resistant and pretty stiff; but also need to be able to glue it and use sealant.

What's the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 5,048
Posted By gallilaw
Beckson port to mount instruments

Sailingdog:

Your use of a Beckson port was interesting because it could solve a couple of problems I have in replacing instruments that were poorly positioned and mounted by a previous owner more...
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