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Search: Posts Made By: tankersteve
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Minne,

We're good - I went back and reread some posts and I think I attributed some things to you that you didn't say. I got a little defensive, too, with folks offering commentary without...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

^^^^THIS^^^^

Minne, this is the point I (and I think VallelyJ, but I don't obviously speak for him) were trying to make. You have an idea of one way that works, yet you present it as the RIGHT...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Thanks, I wondered if it was bad practice to add on to a bilge pump exhaust line. What about teeing in (Y-fitting) to the engine exhaust? Thoughts? Or should I just add another fitting? I'd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

So after some deliberation (and price-checking - a 3-way is only $25 or so), I am still going with the original schematic that I linked and Miti advised me on. I will add an audible buzzer to it.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Minne,

While my post was directed to you, I do recognize that you have a fairly robust amount of experience to offer. However, I do wonder if you have investigated the propensity of 2-way vs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Manual windlass operated by foot

I like the idea of a removable system that plugs into a very low-profile vertical windlass at the top. It would require handholds so you don't push yourself backwards. Perhaps nylon straps with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Mitiempo,

Thanks for clarifying that. I think that schematic is exactly what I want to do.

On a side note, I have often noticed threads on Sailnet take some pretty hard courses, often by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Aloof,

Great point. It will be a process to ensure me and my crew/family know that you only turn on the bilge pump switch when you want to hear the pump working...

I really need to get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Aloof,

I hear you - it would be the cleanest solution, certainly. But keeping my electrical board looking neat is also appealing to me.

BarryL,

I think you hit it - that is the way I'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Bilge pump switch retrofit

Thanks for the reply!

I am not sure I can fit the typical 3-way switch you refer to without modifying my breaker board, or adding a separate switch from it (neither of which, I wish to do).

So...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By tankersteve
Bilge pump switch retrofit

Been a lurker here for quite a while, and only just got my own boat. One thing I found is that the PO had a good bilge pump, but it was only wired to an on/off switch on the circuit board. I...
Forum: Racing 12-05-2014
Replies: 147
Views: 8,748
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

I am a bit amazed at the hubris and superiority exhibited by many here. These are world class sailors. They have exceptional tools. A serious mistake was made, potentially by the navigator, or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2014
Replies: 610
Views: 47,593
Posted By tankersteve
Re: I hate boats...

Congrats, Med!

I have been casually following this thread and as a new boatowner, I am happy to hear your news. Let us know how the rebuild and install go.

Tankersteve
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-26-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

The lowest was from the shady guys - 2200 or 2300, I think. Joule was well over $3K. A-1 was 2640, but would have been significantly less if I had gone directly with Warren.

Sailor to Sailor was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

Yeah, he seems to have a professional, good reputation. He just never seemed to see my emails. He responded quickly to my texts.

Warren's Marine Service has a very nice, very expensive hydraulic...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

Ah, should have added, Warren uses Styrofoam blocks to help secure the mast and prevent it from rubbing on the pulpit. Anything that could come undone was well secured. The ratchet straps were...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

My dad had the dodger and bimini removed. He put the boom in the cabin, after wrapping it in carpet and shrinkwrap. The mast was on a wooden frame, and wrapped with the running rigging and headsail...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

My final try at shipping my 1984 Cal 31 was again off a google search. I found Bill West at A-1 Haul Your Boat or RV Transportation. I submitted a quote request and got a prompt response. I then...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Shipping my new-to-me boat

Continuing on with my boat shipping saga...

So I requested a quote from another internet source, Joule Transport. Very quick response, and a good email, but their quote was rather high, compared...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tankersteve
Shipping my new-to-me boat

I recently purchased a Cal 31 from my father, who has owned it for over a decade, has bought a larger boat, and made me a truly awesome deal (I think!).

I found the process of shipping my boat...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-11-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,825
Posted By tankersteve
Re: USCG Boarding Procedures

Coast Guard Boardings and Your Fourth Amendment Rights, Part 1 | Sailfeed (http://www.sailfeed.com/2012/10/coast-guard-boardings-and-your-fourth-amendment-rights-part-1/)

This is a pretty...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-10-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,825
Posted By tankersteve
Re: USCG Boarding Procedures

Actually, yes you do. There are threads about it, or check this out:

http://www.uscg.mil/d1/prevention/NavInfo/navinfo/documents/Enforcement.PDF

Tankersteve
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2014
Replies: 245
Views: 13,213
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Both of those that Jak linked are very handsome sailboats. The first looks a bit broad of beam but may be the camera angle. However the hulls look very fair, and the second really is an eye-turner....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-24-2014
Replies: 120
Views: 10,055
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Are we in over our heads?

I'll be watching your adventure with interest. If you can go, you need to. I had big dreams with a specific plan to culminate in 3 years or so. A surprising career impact (thanks, Army) has pretty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,461
Posted By tankersteve
Re: Salts in the oil

Really fascinating thread. I have nothing special to add, other than it's nice to hear of mechanics not wanting to just take your money, and the guy in Lagos sounds like a real good one.
...
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