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Forum: Islander   01-02-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Deric
Islander 29 Cracked Rudder

I suggest having the rudder inspected internally; may need to cut skin away; may need to redo foam inside; may need to add support bars.

Holes in rudder may give you some hint of problem but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,446
Posted By Deric
Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

Sounds like you both acted upon many aspects of a "gentleman's agreement," which always works when both parties are happy. When one party is not happy then it will come down to contracts and law.
...
Forum: Diesel   11-05-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update: I purchased two injectors at $130 each.
I heard rebuilds are about 85-120 dollars for each injector. I wouldn't know what the typical rate for these.

Thoughts?
Forum: Diesel   11-04-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update: My injectors were pop tested by a Yanmar dealer located closer to NYC than the two previous dealers who were not able to perform the test.

The pop test was only a 15 minute task. They said...
Forum: Diesel   10-17-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Thank you, Rich, for your advice.

Update: I had sent the injectors to another Gold status rated Yanmar dealer in NYS. They should provide a status soon.


More to follow...
Forum: Diesel   09-20-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update:
Wonderful news: my non pop tested injectors arrived at my residence.

Next step is to send to third dealer located downstate NY to have them look at it.

MB they also sold parts to...
Forum: Diesel   09-19-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Injectors are manual and I have no clue how many hours on them; not sure if spray pattern is 100 percent.

More to come...,
Forum: Diesel   09-17-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update:
Called dealer owner this morning because I have not received my "not pop tested injectors last week in the mail," and he said he hadn't had time to send them; the same message I heard...
Forum: Diesel   09-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

"the first dealer said he couldn't do it because he did have the equipment"

--correction: the first dealer said he couldn't do it because he did NOT have the equipment
Forum: Diesel   09-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

I think the issue is that if the dealers are to take on the tasks of services that they should be able to perform pop test of injectors; the first dealer said he couldn't do it because he did have...
Forum: Diesel   09-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Larry was no longer teaching: John Farrell was our instructor. Sean Wolf was the young man who would have cleaned the injectors, but he is no longer there. The tour was great and I did see the area...
Forum: Diesel   09-11-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Re: Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update:

Since name of a company was mentioned in this thread, I shall offer additional information.

The dealer had been telling me that MacBoring is sending them the incorrect adapters and that...
Forum: Diesel   09-10-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Re: Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Update:

The dealer who has my injectors forgot to send my injectors back to me -- so I can mail them to the second dealer. He wasn't able to work this mismatch of injector and connector to the pop...
Forum: Diesel   08-22-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Re: Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

update:
Reason for the delay in the injector pop test ----

Yanmar dealer figured out this past week that the reason why they couldn't pop test the injectors is because what they thought were...
Forum: Diesel   08-14-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By Deric
Yanmar Fuel Injector Pop Test

Hello Folks,

I was looking to educate myself better regarding pop testing of fuel injectors.

I have a Yanmar GM20FV and sent the injectors to be pop tested at a nearby Yanmar dealer. They have...
Forum: Diesel   06-12-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,413
Posted By Deric
Cleaning my Yanmar injectors?

Update:
I learned this week that Macboring, NJ has closed down the fuel injector service shop. I wanted to have them service the injectors and they said that they don't work on them, even if one was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By Deric
I have a Herreshoff Cat Ketch with carbon fiber...

I have a Herreshoff Cat Ketch with carbon fiber masts and half wishbone booms. It is a 33 foot boat and 1 of 5 made by CKY, although there are dozens of the 31 footers.

GreatKetch
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,965
Posted By Deric
To Spartite or not to Spartite - that is the question?

I have Spartite on both masts of my cat ketch. It works great. Every year I unstep the masts for winter storage and then step them both in the spring. After four years, the Spartite sets the mast...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 10,271
Posted By Deric
Best way to soundproof engine compartment?

What about neoprene ? It is supposed to be oil resistant, water resistant; it's the same material scuba diving suits are made.


One can purchase sheets: various sizes and thickness.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 2,810
Posted By Deric
Paying for Document

Most people do not mind paying for service or products of value at an reasonable appropriate price -- open for judgement of course. Review any service or product for such judgement of your own...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2013
Replies: 90
Views: 7,006
Posted By Deric
Angry at my surveyor....

The written word has always posed communication issues because of the interpretation of the author and that of the reader. This may explain the continuous ongoings in the court of law.

If I was in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
Posted By Deric
Deck Flood Light

I agree with Tom. The plastic ring that holds the lamp in place appears to be missing.

It may be difficult to get that part but once you know the exact model, see if you can get the part.

The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 4,969
Posted By Deric
Boat Cards: Pompous & Anal or A Good Idea?

Boat cards? Heh, a guy at our marina had real boat cards; all his cards were shaped like boats, and each one capable of floating on the surface of water.

On occasion, we took bets to see which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2013
Replies: 87
Views: 8,441
Posted By Deric
US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts

I was told a long time ago by fellow sailors after I had my first grounding, "You are not a real sailor until you had a grounding."

It happens to the best of us, no?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By Deric
Caution: AIS Apps

Just a side bar commentary - - The iPhone device is so prevalent with the slick marketing, it is easy to understand how society in general see this device as the modern Swiss army knife; the magic...
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