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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By scottcallahan
On-board waste treatment

the way i see it anything that goes overboard isn''t good
its like having a fish tank and washing your dishes in it and going to the bathroom in it. after a while the fish in the tank die. plus...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By scottcallahan
bilge pump DQ

i''ve never seen a rule product that doesn''t leave 1/2 inch of water. the best you can get is 1/4 inch with a different setup. the setup goes as sutch you get a diaphram pump and mount it close to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By scottcallahan
What should I budget for annual maintenance costs?

after the first year do you haul out or do you have a diver check everything?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By scottcallahan
On-board waste treatment

ok here''s how lectrasans work and their pro''s and cons.
the way they work is water is pumped into the unit along with salt. the mass gets passed through a mascerator. then passes through some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-03-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 5,560
Posted By scottcallahan
Stuffing Box

dave that stuff sounds good. i have to try it. i''m stull trying to understand how it molds into place but doesn''t burn.

denv or how ever you spell it. thanks alot for making fun of my learning...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-03-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By scottcallahan
What should I budget for annual maintenance costs?

hey don if you add bottom paint your at 20-30
percent. and bottom paint IS yearly maintainance, along with zinks. if your not counting that stuff then you aren''t doing them and if you dont do them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By scottcallahan
Water system

are you nuts shaman there are no vented loops in a fresh water system.
i would open up every hatch in the boat and
follow the fresh water lines drawing it as you go. fill the fresh water tanks....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By scottcallahan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 5,560
Posted By scottcallahan
Stuffing Box

you dont want a dripless unless you want to spend a lot of money and time on your boat.
plus you dont want to remove your shaft. i do it every day and it sux. just haul it. douce the stuffing box...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By scottcallahan
What do I dooooooooooooooo!!!!!!?????

everyone has a prefrence. i like the good old "on/off". rince with water then compound and wax the whole hull. if you compound do not use a cheap buffer. you must use the grinder style buffer....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 4,142
Posted By scottcallahan
seacock difficulties

enough of this fixing and re-fixing it just replace it. it takes me 1-2 hrs to replace a seacock. that includes taking the hoses off seacock off and thru hull out. also
putting in the new one. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,966
Posted By scottcallahan
gelcoat hardener

i think the speed of curing changes
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By scottcallahan
Resheaving Main Halyard

oh well i guess i was too late
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By scottcallahan
Resheaving Main Halyard

i would use hi test twine and put a teardrop sinker on the end and just toss the sinker over the shiv let it drop down the mast. tie the sheet to the end WITHOUT the sinker on it . then tape up the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-15-2001
Replies: 9
Views: 2,914
Posted By scottcallahan
wanted: crew around the world

I''m a graduate of the landing school of boatbuilding and design. I am educated in
boatbuilding, and also i am certified as a marine technition. i raced lightenings for 5 years taking first place...
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