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Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 06-01-2018, 16:34
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Boat Parts Singapore

I would start with MarineTech... In the same shopping center there are a number of electrical shops selling all sorts of buttons and wires. The issue is that none of them are marine focused. I...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 06-01-2018, 02:10
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Boat Parts Singapore

There may be more in SG, but the only shops I know dedicated to yachts are as follows:

1) MarineTech in Jalan Besar Plaza. Good prices and helpful owners. Itís not so big, but I have seen others...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-12-2017, 06:10
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

Launched the boat today. The new Beta 50 ran fine in the yardís dock, but about 1NM away started overheating... anchored up to let it cool and confirmed sea intake, strainer, impeller, and coolant...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 15-12-2017, 08:07
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

True... It is getting sent to the dumpster next week. I put an add up locally but if anyone on here wants an older Lombardini 2004 for free send me a PM. Earlier poster saying the head and exhaust...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 15-12-2017, 02:39
Replies: 57
Views: 34,411
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 15-12-2017, 00:40
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

160548Progress. Engine is in and bolted to the stringers. Doing all the misc connections now.

The Lombardini was a very compact engine. The Beta 50 barely fitsóbut importantly it does fit. ...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 13-12-2017, 19:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Help me identify this portlight, and replace the gasket

Thanks KP. How did you connect the two ends of the gasket where they joined? That is where mine are currently leaking as the joint is simple silicon and not working...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-12-2017, 22:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Help me identify this portlight, and replace the gasket

I think you guys are right with the old standard. The oval shaped doesnít appear to be standard so now I canít find a factory gasket. Is it possible to use the rectangle shape? Any reliable DIY...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 12-12-2017, 15:36
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Newer to me boat, help me identify this sail

Still in the process of fully unpacking and taking inventory of my 44 foot Dromor Athena I bought in June. What I thought was the old worn out genoa in the sail locker actually turned out to be a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 12-12-2017, 15:19
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

Whats missing in this photo?? Old engine out and new sound proofing installed. They yard is adjusting the stringers and then cleaning up the bilge today / tomorrow. Engine should be in by the end...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-12-2017, 15:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Help me identify this portlight, and replace the gasket

Hi Cruisers. I am struggling to stop a leak in the portlight shown in the pictures. I believe it is original to my 1994 boat, but there are no manufacturing marks of any kind. I can't find similar...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 02-10-2017, 11:00
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

Thanks for the input. I spoke with Andrew at Beta who gave the following feedback:

2) 120a alternator includes serpentine belt - I am going for this option. I suppose that belt should last a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 01-10-2017, 07:47
Replies: 28
Views: 2,245
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Repowering with Beta 50 - misc questions and accessories?

I think I have finally decided to replace my Lambordini 2004 with a Beta 50. I have a few questions maybe someone can help with.

1) Gear ratio is currently 2.5 and the B50 only comes with 2.45. ...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-09-2017, 02:49
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Twin Disk TMC60P Stuck In Gear

Actually I got the model number wrong on my previous posts. I think it is the LDW 2204 M, not the MT. I am not exactly sure what the difference is, but all the dimensions line up perfectly with the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-09-2017, 02:21
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Twin Disk TMC60P Stuck In Gear

I tried this today. Screw 31 has an allen wrench on the end that is accessible from the fully assembled transmission. The hex fitting on my screw 31 was filled with some sort of waxy paper that was...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 05-09-2017, 08:05
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Twin Disk TMC60P Stuck In Gear

Has anyone tried the adjustment described above? Did it work?

Captsteve53 - that drawing looks like what I thought you were trying to describe. I will certainly try the adjustment next time I am...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 04-09-2017, 23:35
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Twin Disk TMC60P Stuck In Gear

Steve-any chance you have a picture showing which nuts and screws are being referred to?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 04-09-2017, 10:17
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Twin Disk TMC60P Stuck In Gear

Need some advice on my Twin Disk TMC60P transmission mounted to a Lombardini LDW 2204 MT with 5,000 hours. The motor is 25 years old, but the transmission is only 3-4 years old.

The transmission...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-08-2017, 09:16
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

Those do look good, are useful, and the price is right. Amazon won't ship to Singapore but they are also available direct ship from China on eBay and Aliexpress.

Does anyone know of something...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 31-07-2017, 07:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

Thanks for all the input everyone. I decided to order a like for like replacement of the controller from Aliexpress and it seems to be working fine now. Voltage is now stable. After replacement I...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 16-07-2017, 10:21
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

So people advise against Chinese no name charging equipment, but I have had a hard time finding any sort of established name brand for wind turbine charge controllers. Actually, I haven't found...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-07-2017, 16:26
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

Thanks everyone for the replies. I found on old manual in the depths of the nav station and found the manufacturer of the system who replied very quickly. Looks like I need a new charge...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-07-2017, 08:11
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Re: Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

The only thing turned on is the bilge pump when I am off the vessel... Once I set the charge off back to 13.8V when I come on the vessel in the morning by mid day the voltage is back up where it...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-07-2017, 07:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,638
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Wind & Solar Charge Controller - Does anyone use this one (VWG2008)

The boat I just bought came with a 300w wind turbine and 2x80w solar panels both routed to a VWG2008 wind & solar hybrid charge controller. It has set points for voltage to turn off the charging,...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 25-06-2017, 07:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By SpaceRnglr
Sealing screw holes that don't penetrate deck-necessary?

I am refurbishing my first sailboat that unfortunately hadn't seen any maintenance of any kind for 3+ years. I am rebedding most the hatches deck hardware and think I may have to replace some wet...
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