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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 28-08-2018, 16:43
Replies: 47
Views: 5,817
Posted By AB808
Re: Month 23 Expenses of Cruising and Living on the Boat

Iím happy I have a recently purchased cold water (thick) wet suit. It saved my bacon after wrapping a line on my prop in a fiord on the kenai peninsula hundreds of miles from anywhere in AK last...
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 20-08-2018, 22:46
Replies: 27
Views: 2,059
Posted By AB808
Re: Hurricane Lane

Itís a time distance calculation. You can move at 5 - 6 kts? The storms are moving at 13 kts or better. The big wind and wave affects will be 50-60 miles and greater.
Go earlier than later, If you...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 07-08-2018, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By AB808
Re: Non-return valves on Rule bilge pumps

Any restriction in the hose reduces the pump gpm flow. Considering the normal lift in the plumbing, it doesnít take much debris in the pump or restriction in the hose and they donít pump the water...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 06-08-2018, 22:32
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By AB808
Re: Non-return valves on Rule bilge pumps

If your boat is similar to my 420 the overboard discharge is below the waterline. The overboard hose goes up the inside of the inboard cabinet to provide the air lock. Even with this configuration I...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 04-07-2018, 13:59
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By AB808
Re: Books, price includes shipping

Sold. Thanks for looking.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-07-2018, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By AB808
Books, price includes shipping

Couple of books, passing along for reasonable price
$35 includes shipping to USA (USPS)

Thanks for looking
Aloha172840
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 28-06-2018, 14:22
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By AB808
Re: SD 50 spline socket

Sold. Thanks!
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 26-06-2018, 12:23
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By AB808
Re: SD 50 spline socket

Yes still for sale
PM to arrange payment and shipping

Mike
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 31-05-2018, 20:35
Replies: 1
Views: 266
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
170898
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 31-05-2018, 20:28
Replies: 4
Views: 441
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: 4
Views: 441
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: 927
Posted By AB808
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 15-03-2018, 09:27
Replies: 30
Views: 2,789
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: 310
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: 461
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: 310
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: 3,990
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: 4,853
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: 927
Posted By AB808
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 25-01-2018, 16:50
Replies: 34
Views: 7,157
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: 4,804
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: 1,736
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: 2,746
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: 7,995
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: 2,583
Posted By AB808
Re: Anchoring in Hawaii

Charlieís charts is a good start there are several other helpful books and blogs
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