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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems Today, 09:49
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Westerbeke W40 overheating under load

The coolant side of my cooling system had air trapped in it. Running the engine with the pressure cap off finally got it out.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-11-2019, 08:24
Replies: 73
Views: 13,115
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Anyone heard on painting a sail with outdoor paint?

Our fleet uses acrylic outdoor house paint -gloss - on the dacron mains to do graphics. This is heavily resinated racing dacron, super stiff. With the paint thined with water to get it to penetrate...
Forum: Meets & Greets 18-10-2019, 18:27
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Hello from San Francisco Bay!

We will likely row in.... [emoji4]
Forum: Meets & Greets 14-10-2019, 07:17
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Hello from San Francisco Bay!

Heya Jacob ~ we were hauled out next to you at BMC. You two have a good thing going with your boat!

Erik
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 13-10-2019, 17:31
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Beta 38 Anode Life

Thsnks Kelkara! Any body else?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 12-10-2019, 21:45
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By bad.wabbit
Beta 38 Anode Life

How long will the small pencil anode at the heat exchanger exit last. I got 3+ months with about 1/3rd left. Previous engine anode never corroded.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 04-10-2019, 15:31
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By bad.wabbit
New ICOM M700 Pro/AT-130

ICOM M700 Pro SSB radio and matched AT- 130. Both are brand new and still in the shipping box. Never installed. Never out of the box other than to look at.

Husband died before getting the boat...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 12-09-2019, 21:34
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

Yes, because of the limited interface the programming is a little awkward. But a lot of that is the way the manual is written. And I was impressed with the functionality.

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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 09-09-2019, 15:49
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

I agree regarding the leak,and will see if I can figure it out and how significant it is.




I've always wanted to use this...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 07-09-2019, 09:32
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

Thanks for chiming in. I can ignore the tach :)

Any thoughts on the voltage on the tach out when the engine is off?
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 06-09-2019, 20:29
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

And regarding the jumper... no. :(
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 06-09-2019, 20:28
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

Thanks for all the replies. Re the panel having relats/buttons rather than a key - that is correct and it is likely the reason the tach - as an impulse counter- does not go to zero when the engine...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-09-2019, 13:31
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

Ohhhh, I have bigger problems for sure. The only time the Tach goes to zero is during starting of the engine. Once the engine is running it reads idling RPMs or whatever seems to be correct if I am...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-09-2019, 12:52
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By bad.wabbit
Factory Beta 120 AMP Alternator Tach Out Tap

Issue - Tachometer will not go to zero when engine is off (stuck at 800RPM). It reads correctly when engine is running, and goes to zero as the engine is starting. I measure about 0.3V DC on the...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 27-08-2019, 06:42
Replies: 4
For Sale: Zeiss binoculars
Views: 757
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Zeiss binoculars

Can you send me a private message on this forum, else you can reach me at erik dot Menzel at gmail dot com.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 26-08-2019, 19:42
Replies: 4
For Sale: Zeiss binoculars
Views: 757
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Zeiss binoculars

Interested in the smaller binocular set. Do you have a price in mind"
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 08-08-2019, 08:08
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By bad.wabbit
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 29-05-2019, 08:47
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By bad.wabbit
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 16-05-2019, 11:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Replacing my fuel system; material and hoses

Our aluminum fuel tank has 1/2 female npt threads and the OEM used st. steel bushings to get to 3/8 brass barbs. 40 years an DC no corrosion. I had some stainless tubing welded onto the bushing...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-05-2019, 13:34
Replies: 2
For Sale: ATN Topclimber
Views: 423
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: ATN Topclimber

Sold pending payment.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-05-2019, 10:34
Replies: 2
For Sale: ATN Topclimber
Views: 423
Posted By bad.wabbit
ATN Topclimber

Bought used. In very good condition. Needed it for one job and am done.

Comes complete with 65-70 ft rope and storage bag that doubles as a tool bag while going aloft. Also note that this one...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 01-05-2019, 07:33
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Twin Disk 60P Shifting

Thanks for sending me back to the manual. Page 7...191178
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-05-2019, 06:13
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By bad.wabbit
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 01-05-2019, 06:11
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By bad.wabbit
Re: Twin Disk 60P Shifting

Thank you. According to the dealer, rotating the shift lever shaft counter clockwise engages forward. But he was not 100 percent sure, either....
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 29-04-2019, 20:10
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By bad.wabbit
Twin Disk 60P Shifting

I can't figure this or find documentation... new engine installation, standard prop rotation, etc. Gear shift lever on the transmission faces aft, shift cable comes from the top. Is forward gear a...
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