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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 31-05-2018, 20:35
Replies: 1
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Posted By AB808
Sherwood impellers, 2 new

These were for an Onan generator
10615k-SHW, complete kits
No longer need these, $50 for both shipped to USA address
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 31-05-2018, 20:28
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By AB808
Re: SD 50 spline socket

Price drop; sailing by soon, $45 shipped to USA address. Iíll Accept PayPal
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 26-05-2018, 13:04
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By AB808
SD 50 spline socket

Great tool for lapping and working on the cone clutch. $80 includes shipping if shipped in USA
I found the Tool A hard to obtain and expensive.
This is made from the spline sleeve. Ready to pop...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 28-03-2018, 11:03
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By AB808
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 15-03-2018, 09:27
Replies: 30
Views: 2,617
Posted By AB808
Re: Pressurized fresh water pump triggered every 2 hours

Be sure to check your accumulator. Many have an air bladder with a valve, just like you find on a bike or tire tube, pump this bladder up to about 10 or 12 psi with a bike tire pump. Check it with a...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 05-03-2018, 10:36
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By AB808
Re: L420 aft end rubrail

ok might take a little while- gotta go get them out again
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 02-03-2018, 23:46
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By AB808
Re: Does the air intake of a forced air heater need to draw outside air?

Drawing air from outside decreases the moisture in the boat in a cold climate. Cool / colder air holds less moisture. So drawing in some outside air will reduce moisture
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-03-2018, 09:27
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By AB808
L420 aft end rubrail

Garage purge, up for sale replacement rub rail for both hulls shipping consideration Iím in Honolulu
$100 for both plus shipping
PM your zip and Iíll get a quote165248165249

New old stock Some...
Forum: The Library 02-03-2018, 07:20
Replies: 16
Views: 3,358
Posted By AB808
Re: 15 Year Old Sailor Releases New Weather Forecasting Book

Good on you Olly. This looks to be a handy & fun reference. Iíve preordered a few. Good luck in your sailboat racing. Aloha [emoji41]
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-02-2018, 09:53
Replies: 31
Views: 4,484
Posted By AB808
Re: Month 17 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

Thanks again for another financial quick look, I find it reassuring. Confirming that itís almost time to go sailing. [emoji41]
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 09-02-2018, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By AB808
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 25-01-2018, 16:50
Replies: 34
Views: 6,090
Posted By AB808
Re: why didn't this happen???...

Anything you can trail to provide resistance will work each situation will be different as to how much will be required to achieve the desired affect the greater the forces on the boat the greater...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 20-01-2018, 07:44
Replies: 50
Views: 4,544
Posted By AB808
Re: Making Major Changes To Get You Closer To Your Dream

Retirement pay is not an annual discretionary budget item, nor are VA benefits or the GI Bill funds. These are funded with separate legislation. However, Active Duty paychecks could be delayed next...
Forum: Destinations 31-12-2017, 08:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By AB808
Re: Chesapeake to Jax backwards ?

I'd recommend staying the ICW all the way to Charleston SC. The ICW is fun, it is to be traveled during daylight. From personal experience meeting a tug at night in a narrow channel is no thrill I...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 31-12-2017, 07:57
Replies: 19
Views: 2,318
Posted By AB808
Re: how big a problem is sd 50 cone clutch

Not that big Really. The sampling while interesting won't be conclusive. Perhaps if the responses are just from original owners, then only if also included is how the drive was maintained and...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-12-2017, 07:48
Replies: 77
Views: 7,724
Posted By AB808
Re: Month 15 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

As we prep to cast off this summer I thank you for the time you spend keeping track of your cost and posting these. Itís comforting to know cruising is fits our budget and your posts provide some...
Forum: Challenges 26-11-2017, 15:17
Replies: 14
Views: 2,129
Posted By AB808
Re: Anchoring in Hawaii

Charlieís charts is a good start there are several other helpful books and blogs
Forum: Challenges 26-11-2017, 00:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,129
Posted By AB808
Re: Anchoring in Hawaii

I've been sailing for over 20 yrs here. Anything is possible depending on your tolerance for abandoning comfort. I see folks anchored beyond the 48 hour limit. I've also seen a boat owner make a...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 07-11-2017, 21:09
Replies: 29
Views: 2,931
Posted By AB808
Re: Mercury 9.9 won't start for the life of me... what's next?

You need fuel, air, compression, spark.
Since you replaced the plug was it wet? To check for spark, remove the plug connect it to the wire and leave it hang on the block. As you pull the cord look...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-11-2017, 10:08
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By AB808
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 21-10-2017, 00:02
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By AB808
Re: Yanmar SD40 & SD50 "slipping" Saildrive Upgrade

Can you elaborate on this post I've had my 50's apart and re-lapped both. The washer spacers I recall were hundredths thin, a combination of these was required to obtain an exact tolerance
I don't...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 18-10-2017, 18:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By AB808
Re: Looking to do a bareboat charter in Feb 2018 in Tahiti/Bora Bora. Recommendations

Wow! Just returned form 13 days on Mooring 4800 on 8 Oct. Wow!

Water is gorgeous, 3 & 4 shades of blue. We began in Raiatea, took on stores in Uturoa, the Tahitian rum makes a great boat drink. We...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 08-10-2017, 22:09
Replies: 1,178
Views: 283,174
Posted By AB808
Re: Lagoon 420 Owners & Fans

Yes it's a#10 size. There are three sizes on the 420
X6 10s theses are 3 each side mid boat, X5 60s one above each bow and three along the front deck. The remaining X6 are 44s, mounted above the...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 22-09-2017, 17:05
Replies: 70
Views: 4,831
Posted By AB808
Re: Did Victron BlueSolar Kill My Batteries?

Actually the wiring in #4 looks complicated, but the only difficult part is making sure the interconnecting wires are the same length, so you don't set up an unbalanced draw or charge.

Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 20-09-2017, 22:38
Replies: 37
Views: 3,894
Posted By AB808
Re: 1 Year Cruising Anniversary

Congrats SB!
Thank you for posting your monthly. We are about 10 months from casting off the lines, so I appreciate you sharing your factual expenses.
Good advice on the installs and stuff, we're...
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