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Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,627
Posted By Delta_JimS
Carl, New paint looks great. Ditto the...

Carl,

New paint looks great. Ditto the water tanks.
Thru hulls in Transon were from a long-ago diesel heater mounted in the ER.
Oil leak is likely from a worn hydraulic rudder cylinder.(as best...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By Delta_JimS
Post #3 & 4, in conjunction with the priming...

Post #3 & 4, in conjunction with the priming pump.(that little switch by the pump is for local manual use)

Filters will not fill by gravity alone.

they should be good for 2 years.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-19-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,054
Posted By Delta_JimS
I am definitely in Ski's camp on this one. ...

I am definitely in Ski's camp on this one.
Only, I am questioning a 5k BTU AC unit that only draws 450W. seems to me it should be twice that at least.

Though it costs some dough, a good sized...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Delta_JimS
So, that's what has been ailing me lately.....

So, that's what has been ailing me lately.....
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Delta_JimS
Carl, Quite an accomplishment! Great to...

Carl,

Quite an accomplishment!
Great to see she survived all the bridges.
Should all be much easier from there.
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,973
Posted By Delta_JimS
Looked at a trawler not long ago that was in good...

Looked at a trawler not long ago that was in good shape except it had the lower corners of both saddle tanks pretty badly rusted. Not yet leaking, but highly questionable.

Broker swore that they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Delta_JimS
RT, That is rather how I always envisioned...

RT,

That is rather how I always envisioned her......
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-18-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,169
Posted By Delta_JimS
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By Delta_JimS
Just Love those NP 52's!

Just Love those NP 52's!
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,505
Posted By Delta_JimS
I agree with what Marin and Cappy had to say. ...

I agree with what Marin and Cappy had to say.

I started Way too late and wish I had started 20 years ago. I have had to skip a few steps as a result.

I now have an offer on my "retirement"...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 11-08-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,169
Posted By Delta_JimS
34' 1985 Fu Hua Golden Star Sedan, Europa Style Trawler

Satori for Sale. Priced to Sell quickly. Looking to move up to larger boat.

$40,000; Firm, No Dickering. Do not even ask. PM me for more info.



34' 1985 Fu Hua...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-13-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By Delta_JimS
Just got through replacing 10 of them. Got...

Just got through replacing 10 of them.

Got them at Fastenal for about $7 apiece.
They call them Hanger bolts.
...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,587
Posted By Delta_JimS
GFC, Did you use a local MI transport or a...

GFC,

Did you use a local MI transport or a National chain moving corp.?
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,515
Posted By Delta_JimS
That much Rust on an '85 TT iron tank? How...

That much Rust on an '85 TT iron tank? How lucky are you feeling these days?
Time to buy some lottery tickets or a trip to Vegas.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-29-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,121
Posted By Delta_JimS
I agree with Dave. A couple more questions come...

I agree with Dave.
A couple more questions come to mind.
Is your battery charger a fairly new model with 3 or 4 charge stages?
If so, probably no problem at all - it should drop out around 14...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 07-28-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By Delta_JimS
Great point Larry! I thought something there...

Great point Larry!
I thought something there looked weird....
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 07-28-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By Delta_JimS
I see a number of Fu Hua similarities to mine. I...

I see a number of Fu Hua similarities to mine. I think my '85 has a pretty solid hull overall.

Price may look good, but I see what looks from a distance as maybe leaking iron tanks. Add $20K+ ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By Delta_JimS
Looks like a nice boat for $60K. Don't sweat...

Looks like a nice boat for $60K.
Don't sweat the Volvos tooo much. Just keep them well maintained.
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,513
Posted By Delta_JimS
If you have to worry about fuel costs, you...

If you have to worry about fuel costs, you probably cannot afford the boat.
Forum: Classic Wooden Power Yachts 07-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By Delta_JimS
For anyone interested, here is a Virtual Tour...

For anyone interested, here is a Virtual Tour that Katie did of St. Jorge's.
Some of it is redundant, but covers much of the winery except the Tasting Room which was too busy to access.

Test Tour...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-20-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Delta_JimS
I have a couple of Standard Horizon 390i units...

I have a couple of Standard Horizon 390i units from a few years ago and the work OK with the internal antenna from both the upper and lower Helm. these are perhaps a little slower getting their...
Forum: Classic Wooden Power Yachts 07-16-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By Delta_JimS
Al, Is your list up-to-date? What about...

Al,

Is your list up-to-date?
What about Steve and Patty?
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 07-09-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,250
Posted By Delta_JimS
Stern of Bluewater

Larry,

I do not have pics of the Twin screws, but here are 2 shots of the stern of the single-screw one in Vancouver:

My preference would be for a single with Thrusters, but could live with a...
Forum: Chris Craft Cabin Cruisers 07-09-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 23,250
Posted By Delta_JimS
Well, now that you bring it up....

Scary,

I was not going to bug you about this, but now that this thread is active again....

I have run across several yachts that have been "extended". Is it at all reasonable that that 2-3...
Forum: Classic Wooden Power Yachts 07-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,435
Posted By Delta_JimS
What time are we expecting to congregate for this...

What time are we expecting to congregate for this event?
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