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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 16,896
Posted By Kuapaa
Aloha Peter, Looks like you've already...

Aloha Peter,

Looks like you've already received some very good advice... just my $0.02 worth, but I'd spend the extra money and get a bracket rated for the type and size OB I intended to use and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 6,937
Posted By Kuapaa
Well, there's also singing loudly (and off-key)...

Well, there's also singing loudly (and off-key) into your hailer.

But then, a well placed bullet or two just about an inch below their waterline might work too.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Kuapaa
Guess I wasn't very clear. I'm not changing...

Guess I wasn't very clear.

I'm not changing the injectors because they're rusty, it's part of scheduled repair or replacement. The engine has sufficient hours on it to warrant scheduled and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kuapaa
Well Starwindy, as sailingdog so eloquently...

Well Starwindy, as sailingdog so eloquently phrased it, "Been there, done that!".

I won't bore you with a longwinded tale, but when I launched my first 'real' boat many years ago, it immediately...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Kuapaa
Hi, Sorry guys... it's a Perkins 6.354 ...

Hi,

Sorry guys... it's a Perkins 6.354

John
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Kuapaa
Rust Problems

Help!

What's that old saying, "Ships and men rot in port"? Well, after being away from Pomaika'i for a couple of months, I've returned to find the injectors on my Perkins engine covered in rust...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-08-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 7,839
Posted By Kuapaa
... another vote for the 'rip it out and do it...

... another vote for the 'rip it out and do it right' approach.

Some years ago I bought an almost brand new Catalina 34 and to this day am convinced that the company went down to the local bus...
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