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Forum: General Sailing Forum 19-06-2016, 19:23
Replies: 18
Views: 6,763
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Wanted: Yanmar Instrument Panel advice

I got the same problem on my 3ym30, looks like a common problem. Sounds like Yanmar needs to lift their game and issue a recall.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 18-03-2016, 19:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,609
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Repeated failure water pump Yanmar 3ym20

Hi there I have had repeated same problem to. A good way to fix any scores under the lip lip is to get it metal sprayed at an engineering shop. Regards to belt dust you may have paint lifted from...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 20-03-2015, 02:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Interior Halyard Slap

I place a ballon where there are openings in the mast. Once inflated it takes a lot off the slapping away.
Forum: Navigation 30-01-2015, 20:15
Replies: 0
Views: 1,011
Posted By bouncingyellow
Lorentz river, West Papua

Hi anyone sailed up the Lorentz river in West Papua and got any advice on this or about sailing around Papua


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Forum: General Sailing Forum 20-01-2015, 14:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Sail Indonesia 2015

Sailing there myself but on the "sail2indonesia" rally in late July. Similar route to your rally but we sail from Thursday island direct to Suamlaki, perhaps the 2 rallies do meet further along the...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 19-01-2015, 06:19
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By bouncingyellow
Combining 24v & 12v to Mppt

Hi I currently run 12 volts solar to my quality MPPT which charges my batteries at 12 volt, I just purchase a used 24 volt silent wind generator question is can I wire the silentwind directly to the...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 31-10-2014, 13:06
Replies: 40
Views: 31,049
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Anyone using Rainman water maker

Thanks Rainman,


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Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-10-2014, 01:03
Replies: 40
Views: 31,049
Posted By bouncingyellow
Anyone using Rainman water maker

I am thinking of maybe buying the new Rainman electric water maker, I like the portability of it and price wise suits my budget , anyone out there like to share their thoughts on this manufacture.
...
Forum: Meets & Greets 16-09-2014, 00:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: hello from Malaysia

Hi Mishiwa, I am sailing into Indonesia in July from Qld. Then spend a couple years sailing around S.E Asia, how much a day should one budjet for, I have budgeted on $60 a day.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 28-08-2014, 05:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Yanmar 3ym corrosion

Cheekato , I agree. I found out that the engine installers did not use the right coolant, the coolant they used only had a half life compared to the yanmar specs thus turning bad and becoming very...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 22-07-2014, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: InReach SE, Australian price gouging..

Yeah your right could be a delay, I definitely want the freedom plan too.
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 22-07-2014, 18:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By bouncingyellow
InReach SE, Australian price gouging..

Looking at buying the inReach SE for the Indonesian Rally next year, typically Australians have to pay more for less .
US monthly contract $65, unlimited TXT & track points.

Australia...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-05-2014, 06:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Yanmar 3ym corrosion

Okay thanks Steve I will check those. Thanks again
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-05-2014, 06:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Yanmar 3ym corrosion

I gave it a little taste and no sign of salt ???? Think I am going to pull of the heat exchanger and have a look at that,, . If my anode has fallen off my shaft could that be the culprit ? .
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-05-2014, 06:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bouncingyellow
Re: Yanmar 3ym corrosion

There was a slight coolant leak visible from outside around the pump on inspection, then prising the centrifugal pump away from the block in noticed the male end of the housing severely corroded, the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-05-2014, 06:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By bouncingyellow
Yanmar 3ym corrosion

Hi I need help , my 3ym has suffered servere corrosion on the aliminium block housing the centrifugal pump. Globs of yellow stuff also found inside choking the plumbing up, what had cause this? , I...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 06-12-2013, 19:58
Replies: 675
Views: 112,380
Posted By bouncingyellow
We might be slow but where f-ing rough.

We might be slow but where f-ing rough.
Forum: Marine Electronics 27-09-2013, 18:06
Replies: 44
Views: 6,666
Posted By bouncingyellow
https://m.brisbanetimes.com.au/it-pro/business-it/g...

https://m.brisbanetimes.com.au/it-pro/business-it/gadget-turns-iphone-into-satellite-phone-20130927-hv1ty.html
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-07-2013, 17:48
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By bouncingyellow
I noticed there was a few retirees on this thread...

I noticed there was a few retirees on this thread perhaps someone could be generous enough to produce a quick snap shot of the demographics by using the posters in the last 24 hours
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-07-2013, 16:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By bouncingyellow
You could also add to the spreadsheet the members...

You could also add to the spreadsheet the members recent activity so you get an up to date look at the realtime demographics, plus as an added bonus show historical data so you can see the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 12-07-2013, 03:58
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By bouncingyellow
I was pleased to see everyone on this thread...

I was pleased to see everyone on this thread stating there home port.Looks like we got a few sandgropers , some mighty cane toads and well cockroaches here in good numbers.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-07-2013, 05:31
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By bouncingyellow
You must be Aussie if you know of...

You must be Aussie if you know of Seabeeeze.com,,,,,,,, interesting thought though I wonder how many of us there are and where we come from ?????
Forum: General Sailing Forum 10-07-2013, 03:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By bouncingyellow
The traffic on the water is quite busy make sure...

The traffic on the water is quite busy make sure you call in to the harbour master, be wary of floating pipelines and changed channel markers, I did it before sunrise because the tides gave me no...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-06-2013, 21:12
Replies: 39
Views: 13,169
Posted By bouncingyellow
Sounds interesting having a compactor onboard,...

Sounds interesting having a compactor onboard, how much room does it take up, is it hand operated, would be interested to hear other cruisers thoughts on this.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 25-06-2013, 05:42
Replies: 39
Views: 13,169
Posted By bouncingyellow
After reading thru all the posts it's pretty...

After reading thru all the posts it's pretty clear that plastic is the biggest headache with regards to storing and disposal. My girlfriend loves her soft drink and I drink it too as a mixer and find...
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