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Forum: Helmsman/Camano 05-28-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Greg S
Hull number 2 there is a floor board just at the...

Hull number 2 there is a floor board just at the base of the stairs, in front of the head door, that lifts out. Has to wiggle a bit: in there is the black water tank and shower sump.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,215
Posted By Greg S
Ya. What Ted says.

Ya.
What Ted says.
Forum: Power Systems 04-10-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,013
Posted By Greg S
Your cabin heater went cold because it ran out of...

Your cabin heater went cold because it ran out of coolant.

You said you added a gallon of coolant. I bet that fixed the cabin heater. Could be a vapour lock in the cabin heater though after...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By Greg S
As a matter of fact I just happened to go by...

As a matter of fact I just happened to go by Pender Harbour on Thursday. I stopped by to see your boat but you weren't there (she was). I chatted with the guy with the nice ex-commercial fishboat...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,643
Posted By Greg S
Yes. Thanks for the memories. Weldwood, one of...

Yes. Thanks for the memories. Weldwood, one of the big forest companies, had one and I used to fly into camp on it.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-04-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,376
Posted By Greg S
Lou. Your anodes are in wonderful condition. If...

Lou.
Your anodes are in wonderful condition. If that's all the depletion you get they'll last for many, many years. (Many years.)

Take the miss matched one off. It is likely causing the pitting...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 658,870
Posted By Greg S
Gotta love this one. I know it's way up there on...

Gotta love this one. I know it's way up there on my list. https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rch/bod/d/classic-monk-cruiser-in-new/6459236072.html
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 01-20-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Greg S
The correct answer is the simplest and shortest....

The correct answer is the simplest and shortest. Go look at post 7.
Wearing rubber gloves and a facemask with the right chemical cartridge would be a good idea. Get an old cotton rag or old towel...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-20-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By Greg S
They hold the windshield onto my motorcycle...

They hold the windshield onto my motorcycle fairing. KAWASAKI .
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,392
Posted By Greg S
A Yacht is a pleasure boat and can be any of many...

A Yacht is a pleasure boat and can be any of many designs.

"Trawling" is a type of commercial net fishing. A Trawler is the type of boat that fishes by trawling or a person that fishes by...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,568
Posted By Greg S
Your voltage is directly related to the rpm. It...

Your voltage is directly related to the rpm. It is either running slow because of a high load or dirty fuel filter, poor/old gasoline or the speed screw has vibrated out. Bring the engine rpm up to...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 12-03-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By Greg S
2) oil isn't drained. It gets pumped out,...

2) oil isn't drained. It gets pumped out, usually through the dipstick tube. Careful, the tube can come off. Make sure the oil is warm so it is thin enough to suck out, generally with a vacuum...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,349
Posted By Greg S
EXACTLY! You and I know this but nobody...

EXACTLY!

You and I know this but nobody else seems to. Especially the idiot buyers at the hardware stores that buy that crap square drive.

The two don't mix and the non-taper "square drive"...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By Greg S
The blow-boaters were happy 9 of those 10 days by...

The blow-boaters were happy 9 of those 10 days by the sound of it.
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 658,870
Posted By Greg S
They leak. Too many seals and they are a "hands...

They leak. Too many seals and they are a "hands on" engine complete with individual bits and pieces and levers. Far to fidgety for modern boaters. Don't you want to just turn a key and have your...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By Greg S
Not wrong thread. Did you read original post?

Not wrong thread. Did you read original post?
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By Greg S
H'mm! I drive a 47 yo vehicle that has probably...

H'mm! I drive a 47 yo vehicle that has probably 500,000 miles on it. It is due for some routine maintenance and once that's done I'd be ready to go for a 3000 mile drive before an oil change. What's...
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 658,870
Posted By Greg S
Ballast? That would be a typo. Displacement would...

Ballast? That would be a typo. Displacement would sound correct.

As far as preferring a single - normally so would I BUT in this case the tiny twins open the interior completely and give you so...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 658,870
Posted By Greg S
I've been shopping for just the right boat for a...

I've been shopping for just the right boat for a very long time. Will I buy another someday? Time and finances will tell. Mind you, I still have 5 boats, 3 kayaks, 1 canoe and a 15 foot fishing boat....
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-07-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Greg S
Thank you. We have lots to give thanks for. ...

Thank you. We have lots to give thanks for.

Do we eat turkey? Farm fresh turkey tonight. Tomorrow we have the only thing better - leftover turkey. Sunday, with family coming over, we'll have ham....
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,423
Posted By Greg S
A list you say. Some new boats, right from the...

A list you say.
Some new boats, right from the manufacture, come with movable weights positioned for proper trim. Once the owner loads the boat, you are supposed to shift the ballast weights to gain...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Greg S
BTW. CO kills and maims. If you look up safe...

BTW. CO kills and maims. If you look up safe levels for the workplace, they don't apply to a home or boat because the workplace exposure is for a maximum of 8 to 12 hours and then the person is off...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By Greg S
Cross contamination is common. As mentioned...

Cross contamination is common. As mentioned failed batteries on charge, solvents new paint or upholstery gassing off. Add cleaning products to the list. A boat I was looking after had a sensor go...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,094
Posted By Greg S
There was a comment about NT having lots of bow...

There was a comment about NT having lots of bow up at high speeds. I have to say, this isn't something I've noticed on the 42. Very comfortable layout (very). Easy to handle, predictable movements...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,094
Posted By Greg S
The standard engine is 450 hp and wot will give...

The standard engine is 450 hp and wot will give you 17 knots. 14 knt cruise is easy if the fuel consumption is easy for you. The 650 hp option will give you higher speeds and higher fuel...
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