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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-04-2020, 19:02
Replies: 18
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Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Rudder shaft - Grease or oil?

Yes, I think you're right - I'm going with that.... much appreciated.

Please note; No more comments from grease and oil people.. thanks anyway :)
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-04-2020, 01:59
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Rudder shaft - Grease or oil?

Thanks bud - much appreciated
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-04-2020, 19:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Rudder shaft - Grease or oil?

It has a nylon bushing at the top and the bottom of the shaft
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-04-2020, 19:56
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Rudder shaft - Grease or oil?

No it doesn't have a zerk. So grease then, not oil?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-04-2020, 19:20
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Rudder shaft - Grease or oil?

Hi,

I've almost finished a refurbishment of a 28 foot Endeavour which has a tiller steer rudder. I removed the rudder because it was very stiff, so I've cleaned it all up and repainted it (the...
Forum: Emergency, Disaster and Distress 27-01-2020, 15:58
Replies: 100
Views: 22,516
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Merchant Bulker Rescues Four from Sailboat in Mid-Atlantic

Something's definitely not right here - it's a "SAILING" boat...... so try sailing it... der
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 20-01-2020, 22:28
Replies: 72
Views: 42,616
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Mercury or Tohatsu outboard motor?

Not in Australia. Pull the cowlings off and place them side by side - they are not the same engines. Power heads might be the same, but carby's and emission control gear is different.
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 20-01-2020, 15:25
Replies: 72
Views: 42,616
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Mercury or Tohatsu outboard motor?

My preference has always been Yamaha.... but in your case, Merc V Tohatsu.... Tohatsu hands down. Great reliable engine. I've always found Mercury's flood too easily.
Forum: Meets & Greets 06-01-2020, 16:03
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Hi from Karratha - Western Australia

Hi Jim,

Our dry pen is a spot we keep our jinker (a boat stand with wheels). It's used for defouling, painting and repairs. It's good for up to a about a 35 foot yacht. To put the boat on it, we...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 16-12-2019, 22:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Thumbs up Re: Lightning Strikes

Thanks everyone for your advice. I have read some interesting articles that people have directed me to, and although there are a few mixed opinions and theory's, I think the winner is.... "ground the...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 16-12-2019, 21:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Re: Lightning Strikes

Hmmm, scary!!
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 16-12-2019, 00:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Lightning Strikes

Hi all,
Has anyone here had any experience with lightning strikes? If you're out in the open ocean and you get hit by lightning, what actually happens? Should I "earth" my mast or does that just...
Forum: Meets & Greets 15-12-2019, 21:04
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Greg_Colleen
Hi from Karratha - Western Australia

Hi all! Greg (Wolfy) & Colleen from Karratha, Western Australia. Love reading all the posts as we renovate our Endeavour 28 for sailing to the Montebello's and northern islands around WA. If any...
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