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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 01-07-2022, 18:45
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Forum: General Sailing Forum 14-06-2022, 07:07
Replies: 7
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Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Dacon Reinforcement HELP WANTED

good luck, being that this one website you listed is the only one on the entire internet that seems to know what Dacon/Dakon is, its going to be your one and only source.


Another option would...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-06-2022, 04:22
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: How to make gasket for large inspection hatch in water tank

i wound't use grease around a water tank..


how about a rope gasket or PTFE gasket tape.. or some self adhesive neprene tape/gasket material
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 10-06-2022, 04:10
Replies: 31
Views: 7,799
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Larger Heat Exchanger for Perkins 4-108

I have the bowman heat exchanger on mine. that is part of the exhaust manifold.


since i woke the boat up after a 9 year slumber have not had any problems with overheating last year. one day...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-06-2022, 10:47
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

well....did you get back together and working???
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 31-05-2022, 03:47
Replies: 40
Views: 4,445
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Fixing cabin sole water damage

but easier to repair and touch up though.



also glossy surface shows every single imperfection. satin finish not so much.


if you use a satin finish. stir the container well before...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-05-2022, 17:35
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Dacon Reinforcement HELP WANTED

Vii, you’ve asked this same question word for word on two other forums...

As the other forums have suggested, likely a misspelling and it should be Dacron
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-05-2022, 04:14
Replies: 40
Views: 4,445
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Fixing cabin sole water damage

let hope that since its been a year, he's figured it out...


that being said. don't be afraid to sand (carefully) and refinish the boards. did that on my moody over the last few weeks, cheap...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-05-2022, 04:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Insulation (or is it soundproofing?) recommendation

I would purchase some aluminum tape and patch the holes.


I used the soudown mylar tape to join the panels together, and cover the corners. ran out. and ended up at HD and bought some of the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-05-2022, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Insulation (or is it soundproofing?) recommendation

i used soundown 1.5" on my recent project.


it had been a whole season since I ran the engine so it was difficult to tell if it was any quieter. I think a lot less heat comes out of the engine...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-05-2022, 04:47
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Moody 35 cc 1993

head over to the Moody MOA. they know a thing or two and have a section you can join for Q and A for those thinking about buying a moody


https://www.moodyowners.info/


you might have...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 23-05-2022, 08:36
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

i smeared a little bit of lube on the o rings, and I did not use any sealant on rubber gasket I did smear some rtv on the paper gaskets
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 21-05-2022, 10:19
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

good job. i only did o-rings, crush washers and the vanes on the pump. I did not split open the case to the pump. so you will likely have stuff left over...


remember even though you might...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 17-05-2022, 03:09
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: What is this?

if you have a raymarine auto pilot. it could be an extra. My boat had the raymarine 4000, but came with a Raymarine 6002 not installed. when I installed the 6002 I was able to reuse the 4000...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-05-2022, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: What is this?

^what he said...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 11-05-2022, 11:51
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

I thought I had more notes and diagrams at work. i was mistaken. sorry.


I was very apprehensive to do the job, but I'm a bit mechanically inclined so I dove in. no matter how bad i screwed...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-05-2022, 05:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Anyone Else Using Plexiglass Deadlights With VHB Tape?

thanks for the info. I'll take a look at my edged and see if I have any issues with the silicone pulling back. Its been a bit over one year since Ive done mine...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-05-2022, 05:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Anyone Else Using Plexiglass Deadlights With VHB Tape?

Yes windows are proud... the edges are not flamed they are frosted and when I ran my bead of 795 around the edge Ive got a bevel of the 795 that covers the frosted edge.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 10-05-2022, 12:57
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

You can spin the motor and you can spin the shaft in the pump until the tide change. It can onlly go back on the motor one way. But you need to have an index mark on the pump and engine to get...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 10-05-2022, 09:10
Replies: 20
Views: 5,957
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Lucas CAV injection pump parts

@stormshag being the thread is 8 years old, you may not get a response.


on my 4108 the injection pump shaft is indexed. IE it cannot go in the wrong way. common practice is to scribe a mark...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-05-2022, 08:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,508
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Anyone Else Using Plexiglass Deadlights With VHB Tape?

i have done this with my moody 376

remove the windows and the frame tape off the opening straighten up the cut lines then vhb tape and the dow 795
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-05-2022, 06:06
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Chespeake Land Storage for PDQ 32 Cat

Herrington harbor North... up to 20' wide
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-05-2022, 12:37
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Topping Lift Question

Your rigid Vang holds the boom up, until it doesn’t. Honestly and extra string isn’t gonna hurt you any. Refresh one of you halyards and use the old halyard for your topping lift. And when at...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 06-05-2022, 18:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,285
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Restoring Perkins 4.108 after years of disuse

Here’s mine starting and running after sitting for 8 years
Noisy.... I did solve the exhaust puffing....

https://youtu.be/5jCUJvzJWVk
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 29-04-2022, 04:23
Replies: 135
Views: 14,397
Posted By marcjsmith
Re: Sistership EVER FORWARD Run Aground in the Chesapeake

Rob,


yes I am making an assumption. My thought process: If it was a mechanical issue, the humans involved(captain and pilot) would have wanted that information to leak out. And it would...
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