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Search: Posts Made By: jritchie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 2,989
Posted By jritchie
Atomic 4 Quits

If your idle varies that much I would suspect a fuel delivery problem or vacuum leak.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-03-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

I found that the metal prep would not last more than a day before the rust would start again so I''m coating the metal prep with pettit#6980 primer to stop the rust. This is just temporary until warm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-20-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

Mike--the problem is that the keel has to be faired into the fiberglass above the keel. It looks like the ''dutch'' cast iron was not perfect coming out of the mold. It has a deep gouge on one side...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

Cost is the primary factor on this repair. i can grind and sand on the iron on my own but it is going to be small batch coatings until I get the whole keel coated.I checked on the different epoxy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-14-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

cont: Using metal primer will allow me to grind, etch and prime one area. While the primer is drying[2hrs], I can move to another area and work.
I have reviewed the cold temp procedures from West...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-14-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

My thanks to all the input. I have started grinding on the keel and it''s obvious that there will be small minute areas where I can''t get all the rust out thus requiring the etching for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-08-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

Jeff: Where does West have their description of coating the iron keel?
How do you deal with amine blush from the cured epoxy? Doesn''t that become difficult when you use a notched trowel?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-07-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

Mike: Any brand rust converter come to mind? The only thing I can find here in Ct is petit metal primer. There is West Marine,Boaters World, and Defender warehouse in my area so I can check them for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-04-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

Mike: i''ve heard of zinc chromate for steel--will that work for cast iron?
Does this sound like the process you recommend: clean until shiny,zinc chromate,dry!!!,penetrating epoxy twice,epoxy coat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-03-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

sounds good but why penetrating epoxy after metal etch? I''m thinking to minimize fiberglass work by mostly epoxy coating the keel then paint but would penetrating epoxy be better than regular epoxy[...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 7,737
Posted By jritchie
cast iron keel coating

rust stains on the figerglass covering the cast iron keel led me to strip the fiberglass and start removing the rust . What is the best way to coat the keel and resheath: epoxy,fiberglas ,paint? This...
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