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Forum: Diesel   08-08-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,116
To make sure it is an engine problem, I'd drop...

To make sure it is an engine problem, I'd drop off the shaft behind the clutch and run the engine. If the problem goes away something with the prop is not right. Varible props need to be greased...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-28-2011
Replies: 47
Views: 4,647
This time of year includes daily weather checks. ...

This time of year includes daily weather checks. Watching out for that next big storm coming over the horizon...Planning future maintenance,including that long postponned varnish project. wonder...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,971
Fly down to the Caribbean and buy your next boat...

Fly down to the Caribbean and buy your next boat there and leave it there while not using it.
Forum: Diesel   06-29-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,038
He will need to raise the engine if the pan is...

He will need to raise the engine if the pan is holed in order to remove the pan to repair the hole or replace it. Ouch!

The oil cooler on the 4JH2-E is described in Section 5 of the Service...
Forum: Diesel   06-28-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,038
Just happen to be reading through a 4JH2E Yanmar...

Just happen to be reading through a 4JH2E Yanmar Service Manual for another unrelated problem. I'd replicate your situation. Pour a litre or two of oil into the sump. Have some one else turn the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Another good source of general background...

Another good source of general background information:

The Marine Electrical and ... - Google Book Search...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Found interesting info for repairing the Ideal...

Found interesting info for repairing the Ideal Regulator on this web site:

Willow (http://www.sltf.com/boat/)

Electronics (http://www.sltf.com/boat/system/electronics/)

"** The high voltage...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-02-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
I doubt one has been written. You would do...

I doubt one has been written. You would do better to find reports on each of the categories of equipment and then try to write your own book. When you get the first draft done, you should be ready...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 4,858
Sorry to read of her demise. May she rest in...

Sorry to read of her demise. May she rest in peace. I hope her crew were spared.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Received the XAR 12 from Xantrex. Read through...

Received the XAR 12 from Xantrex. Read through the spec sheet/installation guide/troubleshooting guide. This part is designed to work with monitor equipment in some future version of the part but...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   01-30-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,182
I wouldn't call it a great hurricane hole. There...

I wouldn't call it a great hurricane hole. There are 20 - 50 boats in around the main bay (Ensenada Honda) at any given time but at least you have civilization for land based creature comforts near...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2009
Replies: 58
Views: 7,840
Looks like an aeroplane with one wing in the...

Looks like an aeroplane with one wing in the water. Wonder at what wind speed it will kite ? Reminds me of that unfortunate crew on the South africa to Seattle delivery that were lost a year or two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Charlie was a 2004 storm

I recall prepping the boat for Charley in Coconut Grove. It was my first hurricane experience. Fortunately for us, Charley went to your side of Florida, unfortunately Charley slipped a feeder band...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Ray - The phone numbers to arlington, Wa, no...

Ray - The phone numbers to arlington, Wa, no longer work. So I think that Xantrex facility has been shut down or redirected to other products.

There are 3 units left in the West Marine inventory...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
How do you stop your engine when it is running? ...

How do you stop your engine when it is running? Have you pushed that switch back to the running mode ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Ray - I will call the arlington phone numbers...

Ray - I will call the arlington phone numbers once the work day begins. It is still too early here on the West coast but the info from Xantrex support is not encouraging.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
How Badly does Xantrex Suck

So I tried to order the somewhat identical replacement part from Xantrex last Sunday. Its now Wednesday morning and to date no notification that the part is on its way. I haven't checked but I...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   01-27-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 5,182
I do the Spanish Virgins often, my boat is just...

I do the Spanish Virgins often, my boat is just across from there in Puerto Rico.

Culebra: You can anchor in Ensenada Honda but it is just as easy to go around to the West side where there are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
I ordered the XAR 12 from the Xantrax accessories...

I ordered the XAR 12 from the Xantrax accessories list just now to use as a spare and until I get the original module removed/repaired. It may be a while before I get back to the boat to remove the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Xantrex bought out both Heart Interface and...

Xantrex bought out both Heart Interface and Cruising Equipment Co. Heart made the Link 2000R while Cruising Equipment made the Ideal Regulator Output Module.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2009
Replies: 27
Views: 5,590
Ok, I've got a similar problem, the 12 VDC fuse...

Ok, I've got a similar problem, the 12 VDC fuse which feeds the Ideal Regulator keeps blowing even with the diesel motor off. The 2000R seems to be working fine, when I feed it from an external gas...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 7,144
I tried the self ascent method to work on the...

I tried the self ascent method to work on the radar at spreader height. I used 3 Petzl Ascenders; 2 with stirrups and one to hold the bosun's chair. It worked fine but was tiring. I ended up doing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-24-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,594
Back when I had insurance, the company zinged my...

Back when I had insurance, the company zinged my boat for yellowed lifeline jackets during the last survey. I ended up replacing the life lines. Then I replaced the insurance co.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 3,348
Sab30 - I'm embarassed to answer your question:...

Sab30 - I'm embarassed to answer your question: No, not yet worked. Still broken. I did eventually, recently, gain access to the rear of the ST60 unit. The trip to the top of the mast still lies...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
More thoughts on this problem. The bilge pump...

More thoughts on this problem. The bilge pump has two sensors that are separately wired which turn on the pump and the second sounds an alarm in the companion way entry as well. I don't know if...
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