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Search: Posts Made By: argofred
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 12,682
Posted By argofred
Actually I removed the roll pins by pressing them...

Actually I removed the roll pins by pressing them out (not all the way) with a c clamp and a pin as a "drift", rebuilt the top hatch with new lexan and weatherstrip seal and just pressed the old pins...
Forum: Diesel 04-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,778
Posted By argofred
Thanks guys! Went with brass fittings with hose...

Thanks guys! Went with brass fittings with hose barbs for running the fuel lines. I just doubled up (2) hose clamps on barbs for insurance. The fuels lines are low pressure on the feed up[ to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By argofred
Diesel fuel lines - universal 3 cyl

All: Just having replaced all filters for the season I found that the fuel line from the pump to the secondary (spin on ) filter is in need of replacement. They all probably should be replaced...
Forum: Diesel 04-03-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,778
Posted By argofred
Diesel fuel lines -Universal 3cyl diesel

All: Just having replaced all filters for the season I found that the fuel line from the pump to the secondary (spin on ) filter is in need of replacement. They all probably should be replaced...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By argofred
Thanks chef but where are the screws?? (see...

Thanks chef but where are the screws?? (see image) Removed trim ring from inside... no screws that I can see top or bottom. Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By argofred
Thanks OF. Now what do you mean by "slip in" to...

Thanks OF. Now what do you mean by "slip in" to the hole? Interference (press) fit? Pry off?? Thanks!
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By argofred
older Nicro solar vent mounting question

All: I am trying to figure out how my old (10-15 years +) 4" nicro solar vent is mounted. Nicro website did not help. Would it more likely be a threaded ring that the vent is on? It's old but works...
Forum: Diesel 09-12-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By argofred
Thanks Maine sail! Just what I needed to know...

Thanks Maine sail! Just what I needed to know with pictures. Will check pan vs weep hole as the source of the leak. It would be nice if the source is the pan as I just (last year) rebuilt the tranny...
Forum: Diesel 09-12-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By argofred
replacing rear main oil seal universal 5424

Dear Sailnet: Anyone know whether the rear main oil seal on my Universal diesel is replaced by dropping the pan and crank or from the rear of the engine? After chugging along for 27 years without a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-12-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By argofred
replacing rear main oil seal universal 5424

Dear Sailnet: Anyone know whether the rear main oil seal on my Universal diesel is replaced by dropping the pan and crank or from the rear of the engine? After chugging along for 27 years without a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By argofred
thanks guys........... anchor line is a heckava...

thanks guys........... anchor line is a heckava lot of chain and nylon rode. I rechecked after this episode! fred
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By argofred
My mistake ............I meant polyester. I keep...

My mistake ............I meant polyester. I keep getting polypro and polyester terms mixed up. What a way to get a lesson in lines! Thanks all!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By argofred
Raymarine does not support and service the st...

Raymarine does not support and service the st 4000 here in the states anymore. Things different over across the pond? Can't comment on your problem but the original owner of my boat had the foresight...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-20-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By argofred
Thanks all for your input. Seems that I am...

Thanks all for your input. Seems that I am learning a hard lesson here about different types of line and their proper use. I was under the naive impression that most boat line was nylon but now know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-19-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By argofred
When you say wrong line for the application are...

When you say wrong line for the application are you referring to braid vs three strand? Vasco: this is nylon line in pic? Thanks all!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 2,442
Posted By argofred
Dockline failure from snubber

A few month's ago my number on the waiting list finally came up at the community marina so in I went. Not the best slip as it is somewhat exposed to the south during a blow (15 to 20 K +). Chop can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-20-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 12,682
Posted By argofred
Thanks Capnblu!

Thanks Capnblu!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 12,682
Posted By argofred
I am looking to separate the lid from the base...

I am looking to separate the lid from the base via the hinges so the frame can be sandblasted and refinished. The base at this time does not need removing. The hinge appears to connect the base to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-18-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 12,682
Posted By argofred
bomar hatch repair

I have a low profile bomar hatch that I am replacing the lexan on. Is the lid easily removed from the base? Manufacturer website does not give me a clue. Can't tell by looking but it appears to be a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 11,150
Posted By argofred
Sunbrella fabric and 303 retreatment

I am attempting to renew my sailcover, bimini dodger etc sunbrella fabric with 303 protectant. Sunbrella recommends two lighter coats of 303 to renew and UV protection but reading the fine print on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By argofred
C: Yes, I found that website but they say nothing...

C: Yes, I found that website but they say nothing about parts. Besides, I would like to find a supplier on this side of the pond. Certainly will go to them if needed. Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By argofred
aerogen parts and service: Where?

Anyone out there in sailing land know if Aerogen of UK is still in business? Seems a google search comes up with aerogen products but it seems to be part of a larger corporation. Parts search yields...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By argofred
Low sulpher diesel in Older engines

I have gleened more than 1 opinion in research as to whether it is safe,over the long run , to use newer low sulpher on road diesel in an older diesel engine (mine being a 1982 5424 universal). Some ...
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