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Forum: Atomic 4   07-09-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By HorizonHunter
Fuel Pump

I am installing a new fuel pump. The new fuel pump came with a gasket. This gasket is for where the pump mounts to the engine.

Q: Can I just use the gasket, or do I need to use the gasket +...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By HorizonHunter
Ok, its done! You probably dont need a...

Ok, its done!

You probably dont need a charge controller with a panel this size, but I plan to add additional panels to this system or maybe a wind gen.

I still have some small tasks to do...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By HorizonHunter
Thanks for the info. That is what I was thinking....

Thanks for the info. That is what I was thinking. I just wanted to bounce my ideas off someones before landing the wires.

Alright I am off to land the wires. pics to follow :D
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-27-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By HorizonHunter
Solar Panel wiring

Hey everyone,

Last night I built a solar panel rack, mounted a 20watt 1amp panel, and installed a charge controller rated up to 4amps.

Now I am about to go run the wires. I have two 12volt...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By HorizonHunter
Thanks for all the tips. I am going to install...

Thanks for all the tips. I am going to install the marine check valve. I am also going to take off the carb and pump and service them. Its on the 'to do' list with about 100 other things.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By HorizonHunter
you think something like this would be fine ...

you think something like this would be fine

Horizon Hobby: Check/Anti-siphon Valve by Sullivan Products (SUL756) (http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdId=SUL756&utm_source=froogle)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By HorizonHunter
hey Tommays, so the check/Anti-siphon only...

hey Tommays,

so the check/Anti-siphon only lets fuel flow in one direction, and will only allow fuel to pass through when its being pulled by a pump or some force.

I am going to install a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By HorizonHunter
Fuel Valve

I have a mechanical question. I have two valves between my fuel tank and my motor. I have an Atomic4. I like to shut off both valves and then let the engine run out of gas and die. I do this to try...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-04-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By HorizonHunter
Welcome to SN Funsail.

Welcome to SN Funsail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,922
Posted By HorizonHunter
The marina that I am currently docked at does not...

The marina that I am currently docked at does not provide a haul out service. The few marinas that actually can haul the boat out, don’t offer a spot in a boat yard to do maintenance.

I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,922
Posted By HorizonHunter
Bottom Job

I bought an Ericson 29 in August of 2009, and I am in the process of getting it ready for the summer season. This boat is sitting in a fresh water lake.

What happens if you do not get your bottom...
Forum: Electronics   01-20-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By HorizonHunter
I just put this 10.2 LCD w/ DVD combo TV in my...

I just put this 10.2 LCD w/ DVD combo TV in my V-berth in my 1974 Ericson 29.

Walmart.com: Viore 10.2" Portable LCD TV, PLC10V59: TVs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By HorizonHunter
Well I ordered the Sew on Tail Slide Tape. The...

Well I ordered the Sew on Tail Slide Tape. The only curtains I could find at west marine had the button snaps, and I wanted to reuse the slide rails that were already on the boat.

I bought some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By HorizonHunter
ah perfect! thanks Faster - with that hardware, I...

ah perfect! thanks Faster - with that hardware, I will pick up some fabric and break out thew sewing machine. Finding the slide hardware was my big hangup.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By HorizonHunter
I need Curtains

Hey everyone,

I have searched the store and the forums, and maybe im just blind but Does anyone know where to order curtains for a sailboat?

My windows have a small horizontal rail above and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By HorizonHunter
yeah, good idea about the inline fuse or...

yeah, good idea about the inline fuse or dedicated breaker. I will be rewiring my boats bilge tonight.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By HorizonHunter
I always close my sinks, it just bugs me to know...

I always close my sinks, it just bugs me to know that my boat has a hole in the hull, and the only prevention is a hose and clamp. So I always close the unnecessary ones.

I am going to direct...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By HorizonHunter
Hey Everyone, Thanks for the warm welcome :)...

Hey Everyone,

Thanks for the warm welcome :) I will work to get my profile update with pics of my boat and gear later today.

-C
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By HorizonHunter
Through Hull

Hey Everyone,

I have a cockpit drain lines that run down to through hull fittings. If I did not follow the 'what can go wrong, will go wrong' mentality, I would always leave the cockpit drain line...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-16-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By HorizonHunter
Hello Sailnet

Greetings from Austin TX – After taking my ASA101 course, I purchased my first sailboat about a month ago. I was limited to the selection in my local area. While I did find many great deals on boat...
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