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Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,702
Posted By PMF1984
Menzies, this is why I like AIS. But that aside,...

Menzies, this is why I like AIS. But that aside, horn blasts indicating the pass you intended, followed by 5 blasts to say WTF, and then dodge outside of the channel to avoid.

I had a similar...
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By PMF1984
C lectric, This Engine was not sold in the US....

C lectric, This Engine was not sold in the US. The Mazda ZB was in Ford Traders in Great Britain, a Isuzu (I think) bus in Chile, but mostly as the driver for the Mazda T4100 truck which sold...
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By PMF1984
Westerbeke 100 valve collets needed

Hi there,

I took off my head to replace the head gasket and decided to take the head in for inspection. Good thing too as the guides wear worn enough to warrant replacement. Thing is, the shop...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 11,313
Posted By PMF1984
Well the regulations donít make it any less...

Well the regulations donít make it any less beautiful.
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By PMF1984
Yeah forgot to check link first, itís the right...

Yeah forgot to check link first, itís the right green
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 1,000,001
Posted By PMF1984
Wallace Foss?

Wallace Foss?
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By PMF1984
End of Year Giving?

Its that time of year.

Just wondered if there was any thoughts from the retired Coasties out there about the Coast Guard Foundation.

A donation to them might be a good way to say thanks to the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,887
Posted By PMF1984
Look at a Pilgrim 40. Designed to be a loop boat...

Look at a Pilgrim 40. Designed to be a loop boat for 2.
Forum: Power Systems 11-22-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By PMF1984
Jacksonville Machine Shop?

I could use some suggestions for a machine shop in Jacksonville to rebuilt/check the head to my Westerbeke 100.

John
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-16-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,380
Posted By PMF1984
Just read the original post again. It was not the...

Just read the original post again. It was not the outlet that was getting hot, it was the plug. Could just be an undersized crap plug. Iíd cut off the end and replace with a plug rated for 15 amps....
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By PMF1984
Aquamap Master. Has ACOE surveys built in. Will...

Aquamap Master. Has ACOE surveys built in. Will display both AC and WG.
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,637
Posted By PMF1984
Not a pint, but 16 oz. Ill let you know when I...

Not a pint, but 16 oz. Ill let you know when I get to JAX, right now at mile 0.
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By PMF1984
And just want to add why you donít see it...

And just want to add why you donít see it anymore. In the 1980ís and late 1970ís there were a lot of nice old bots in yards that would sink if you put them in the water, but they had fine lines and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By PMF1984
You can get the book by Alan Vaitses at Amazon....

You can get the book by Alan Vaitses at Amazon. Some wooden boats with really nice interiors had low hours on the engine and been designed too poorly or worked too hard. Vaitsesí method solved that...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,637
Posted By PMF1984
They look like they are in the off position

They look like they are in the off position
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By PMF1984
Looks like you are due for rebedding. If so, bite...

Looks like you are due for rebedding. If so, bite the bullet and remove it all.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 10-23-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By PMF1984
PM sent on chain

PM sent on chain
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-19-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By PMF1984
Thanks for the reply. I tested this solenoid...

Thanks for the reply. I tested this solenoid today with new leads off of it to the controller. Works to push bow to port but the starboard push is dead. I could get it to work if I jiggled the...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-19-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By PMF1984
A piece of wood should not touch something else...

A piece of wood should not touch something else without proper bedding. Water will sit in there and rot out the contact area, wick up the screws and rot out the screw holes.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-19-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By PMF1984
Vetus bow thruster control

I have a 1988 12v bowthruster. The voltage from the battery is good. The solenoid went bad, part BP19. The replacement solenoid, part BP219, has been finicky.

I have tried different joysticks...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-10-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By PMF1984
I just had my green paint done. Pick a yard that...

I just had my green paint done. Pick a yard that has a dedicated paint crew, thatís a given. Then ask about a break if you bring it in during their slow period. I got a 17% break because the crew was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By PMF1984
Beautiful boat!

Beautiful boat!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-13-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By PMF1984
I have Aquamap Master, the version with the ACOE...

I have Aquamap Master, the version with the ACOE overlays. It runs on IOS platform. Has a WiFi connection to my Vesper AIS. The app also has a good anchor alarm function. The Facebook group ďICW...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By PMF1984
Should be a decal on board showing maximum...

Should be a decal on board showing maximum capacities (and yes it is 40hp)
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 97,981
Posted By PMF1984
I have a distant memory of the Foss tugs from my...

I have a distant memory of the Foss tugs from my youth in the PNW, but all I remember was green, not the lines. The first boat I fell in love with was the one that carried me to my home for the...
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