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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-09-2020, 13:20
Replies: 263
Views: 14,341
Posted By Ryan
Re: Sail boat engine choice - electric or diesel

If it was me, I'd rebuild that Volvo, fix your fuel leaks, get the injectors tested and serviced. It might be all you need is a better propeller and some gaskets.
Put in good filters, clean/replace...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-06-2011, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 9,309
Posted By Ryan
Re: Coronado 34 for Offshore ?

I happened upon this thread after the fact, buy if you are not familiar with a boat, you shouldn't comment. The Coronado 34 was a low freeboard boat entirely unlike the Colombias or later Coronado 35...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 12-11-2008, 12:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,564
Posted By Ryan
HATCHES HAVE BEEN SOLD

HATCHES HAVE BEEN SOLD
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 29-10-2008, 10:27
Replies: 18
Views: 8,566
Posted By Ryan
Whoosh, I like your idea, easy, invisible, and no...

Whoosh, I like your idea, easy, invisible, and no dissimilar metals.

If the hole is already threaded, I wonder if a bevel is necessary? There are a few larger (1/4 & 5/16) un-threaded holes near...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 28-10-2008, 15:23
Replies: 18
Views: 8,566
Posted By Ryan
I would think that anything stainless is just...

I would think that anything stainless is just begging for future paint failure.
I agree with Gord that welding would cause more problems than it would solve.
aluminum rivets would work, but how is...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 28-10-2008, 10:47
Replies: 1
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ryan
SOLD

Anchor is SOLD
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 28-10-2008, 10:45
Replies: 18
Views: 8,566
Posted By Ryan
Question Filling screw holes in mast.

I'm rebuilding/repainting my mast and there are a number of holes which will no longer be needed. Most of these are tapped #10 holes from a try-sail track which will no longer work due to a new...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 20-07-2007, 14:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,729
Posted By Ryan
FS: 35# CQR, 14# Delta, 26' 5/16 chain

In Beaufort, NC
35# CQR retail $675 asking $315
25# Delta retail $135 asking $65
26' of 5/16" PC chain retail $75 asking $30

Ryan
(252) 622-7872
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-06-2007, 18:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,564
Posted By Ryan
Lewmar Atlantic 30 ports NEW! 2 available

I have two new Lewmar Atlantic 30 ports which I have decided not to install.
https://images.westmarine.com/full/279250.jpg
The acrylic window has an aluminium frame making the hatch very reliable,...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-09-2005, 07:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ryan
why the positive...

The high end trawler I installed the link on does not have a common ground point! There are large batteries scattered throughout the vessel. There is a common positive point. Bringing the grounds to...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 31-08-2005, 22:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ryan
link 10 shunt on +?

Does anyone know a trick to use a link 10 with the shunt on the positive side?
Calls to Xantrex weren't very helpful.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 18-08-2005, 14:03
Replies: 5
Views: 4,554
Posted By Ryan
Try PE Luke...

Try
PE Luke (https://www.peluke.com/Heritage_Galley_Stoves/heritage_galley_stoves.html)

My luke stove was kero before it was converted to propane. Expensive but very well made.
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-08-2005, 13:55
Replies: 17
Views: 4,351
Posted By Ryan
yes, more info please.

There's so much mysticism in HF setups these days that until I see an explanation based in physics it's hard to put much credibility into some claims.

I recently heard a "guru" claim that GTO was...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-08-2005, 13:57
Replies: 28
Views: 13,092
Posted By Ryan
A system I installed...

I installed a PC based system into a larger vessel which works very nicely.

The PC is a 1GHz small form factor by shuttle, but any other brand would do. There is a dual output video card which...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-08-2005, 15:11
Replies: 372
Views: 118,292
Posted By Ryan
we live aboard our Creekmore 40 Whale II...

we live aboard our Creekmore 40
Whale II Currently in North Carolina
https://www.dneve.com/dk/images/southcat_anchored_side_small.jpg
Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-08-2005, 14:51
Replies: 34
Views: 7,418
Posted By Ryan
Before I was married, I singlehanded my 40'...

Before I was married, I singlehanded my 40' 28,000 lb Creekmore 40. I'd say the hardest part on a larger vessel is docking and getting the ground tackle up (without an electric windlass). It's very...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-08-2005, 13:58
Replies: 6
Views: 2,625
Posted By Ryan
If you need a fish finder, you want the 178c, not...

If you need a fish finder, you want the 178c, not the 172c. Unless the unit will be mounted inside, or under a hard top I'd go with the internal antenna. It's easier to install, and the BNC connector...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-08-2005, 00:41
Replies: 1
Views: 1,788
Posted By Ryan
Question source for RCBO? aka GFCI breaker

Does anyone know a US source for a dual breaker 30A RCBO (Residual
Current Breaker Overload) also known as a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit
Interrupt) Breaker?

Here's an example:
...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 19-05-2005, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Ryan
To answer your questions, Although there is no...

To answer your questions,
Although there is no flex coupling, the faces of the coupling and engine are aligned within .005". I'd rather not have a flex coupling.
There is very little movement by...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 14-05-2005, 03:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Ryan
Supporting Shaft in boat

I've just finished replacing a Volvo MD3B with a new Yanmar 4JH4. Everything is working great, but I'm a little concerned about the length of unsupported shaft. This is about 4' on a 1.25" shaft. The...
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