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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 08-11-2014, 05:39
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For Sale: Fuel Filter
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Posted By D.D.
Re: Fuel Filter

$8.00 for shipping? :nonono:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-11-2014, 06:02
Replies: 35
Views: 2,539
Posted By D.D.
Re: Gentlemen, break out your fenders!!

Congrats on the boat! :) Teak is THE choice of deck woods due to it's resistance to rot. Yes, it's $$$$, but to use any other type of wood would be less than ideal. I believe if there was a lesser...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-06-2014, 10:51
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By D.D.
Re: Volvo Penta NMEA Interface

1. Go to the "search" section and list your topic.
2. Contact Volvo
3. Google for information. See #1 above.
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-06-2014, 13:00
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By D.D.
Re: Any info on this anemometer

Any idea how old it is? What brand are the other instruments on the boat? Perhaps same company? Age of it would help...is it the same as the boat? If so, perhaps dealer installed when new? I am not...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-05-2014, 11:14
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By D.D.
Re: Tartan 372/3800 prop advice

Have a friend who had a Tartan 37, which was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy thathad a Vari Prop on it. I said on the boat many times and the prop was outstanding. It performed MUCH better than a fixed...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-05-2014, 11:01
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By D.D.
Re: Macgregor 25/26C vs Aquarius A23

Have you looked at a Catalina 22? PLENTY of these boats around and fulfill your requirements.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23-05-2014, 14:03
Replies: 4,222
Views: 570,090
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Lost Wife

A husband went to the police station to report his wife missing:
Husband : - Iíve lost my wife, she went shopping yesterday and has still not come home.
Sergeant : - What is her height...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 17-05-2014, 14:53
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By D.D.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 09-05-2014, 14:42
Replies: 54
Views: 2,699
Posted By D.D.
Re: Automatic charge relays - good or bad

I just installed a Xantrex Echo and did not re-wire the alternator. There was no indication of this with the instructions nor any indication that this was remotely necessary. Please explain the need...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-04-2014, 11:48
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By D.D.
Re: Charger/AC Panel Lights Dim

Thanks Mark...I ordered three lights and will replace them this weekend.. Appreciate the help......

Dale
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 29-04-2014, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By D.D.
Charger/AC Panel Lights Dim

The A/C and Battery Charger indicator lights on the main fuse panel are much dimmer than all other indicator lights. All A/C electrical components function perfectly. Checked 30 amp power connection,...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 29-04-2014, 12:42
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By D.D.
Re: Transworld - Fantail 50 Pilot Trawler

Pics, links, more info.....:whistling:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 18-04-2014, 03:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By D.D.
Re: Best way to run wires through the hull or deck

I would also run the AIS wire for future use. A few extra $$$ now for cable will save much aggravation in the future......
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 15-04-2014, 08:47
Replies: 43
Views: 8,099
Posted By D.D.
Re: Suggestions for Removing Barnacles from a Bronze Propeller

I use a brass wire wheel in a drill. Takes less than 30 min, and leaves the prop shiny and smooth. I also have a folding prop. You do not need any type of chemical cleaners. Brass wire wheels can be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-04-2014, 03:42
Replies: 4,222
Views: 570,090
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Daddy , how was I born?

A little boy goes to his father and asks 'Daddy, how was I born?'

The father answers, 'Well, son, I guess one day you will need to find out anyway! Your Mom and I first...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 26-03-2014, 07:06
Replies: 34
Views: 2,369
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

Glad it's clear........Now......You may want to McLUbe the sheaves and look the rigging over. I take a trip aloft every spring and late summer to keep things working at the top. Most mast head...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-03-2014, 05:55
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By D.D.
Re: Bedding question

A couple of things can be done. My wife purchased a tufted topper for the V Berth and it fits like a mattress cover. She then made fitted sheets for the V Berth as well. Another way is to purchse...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 23-03-2014, 12:53
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By D.D.
Re: How to prevent attachments to pullpit from sliding?

This is the best way......You can purchase SS hex head set screws. Drill home in bow rail and insert hex head screw. Does not need to be oversized as it's purpose is not meant to load carry. FORGET...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 23-03-2014, 12:40
Replies: 34
Views: 2,369
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

Did you pull out the halyard and run a new messenger line from thetop w/ a chain weight on? It seems this would find a new way and run free. Tried to understand, but if the halyard is all wire, then...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 20-03-2014, 12:10
Replies: 34
Views: 2,369
Posted By D.D.
Re: Halyard stuck inside mast

If there are tangles with other internal lines, then you will need to pull the halyard out. You can attach a messenger line, but when running the halyard down again, do NOT use the messneger line. A...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 20-03-2014, 11:30
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By D.D.
Re: Pettit Barnacle Barrier compatability w/ Anodes

Thanks for the reply. Yes, I am in brackish water. The only thing that seems to work well is Prop Speed, but at a very high price. I have also read that some boaters are using Rustoleum Galvanic Rust...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 20-03-2014, 06:51
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By D.D.
Pettit Barnacle Barrier compatability w/ Anodes

I was told to check the compatability of Pettit Barnacle Barrier for my prop and the aluminium anodes I use. I want to paint the prop using the Pettit, but have aluminium anodes on the prop and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14-03-2014, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By D.D.
Re: Fortress FX-125 Anchor Test

After that test, I need some advice on what anchor to use for the Mini Van? Geez, I thought the Navy tested those things....What the Hell.....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13-03-2014, 07:23
Replies: 4,222
Views: 570,090
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Why Old Guys Stay Unemployed.


Job Interview:
Human Resources Manager: "What is your greatest weakness?"
Older Man : "Honesty."
Human Resources Manager: "I don't think honesty is a weakness."...
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-03-2014, 04:30
Replies: 30
Views: 2,122
Posted By D.D.
Re: Radar (What do I really need)

Have you considered a back stay mounting? Ous is there and I really like it....No wear on sails, (mast mount), and no concerns with a deck/transom mount. I installed it myself in a day and am very...
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