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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,287
Posted By koliver
You are. I have seen (up close) two vessels burn...

You are. I have seen (up close) two vessels burn to the waterline, the ignition caused in each case by an alcohol galley stove. The most serious problem is that the flame is hard and sometimes...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 12-04-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 41,820
Posted By koliver
Frank: You have again proven that slow and...

Frank: You have again proven that slow and steady will get you there quickly enough. Think of all of the places in your 1263 nm trip that you wouldn't have stopped had you been in more of a hurry. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By koliver
Fisheries folks don't want to know where you have...

Fisheries folks don't want to know where you have "Wheel dredged" as that can amount to a "harmful alteration of fish habitat" and can get you in Big Trouble.

Useful in your bag of tricks all the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-03-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By koliver
1 The trains on the 2nd Narrows CN RR Bridge...

1 The trains on the 2nd Narrows CN RR Bridge don't have any level crossings nearby, so they never use their horns. No danger of yours being confused with theirs.

2 You can mount your horns inside...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-03-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By koliver
You can get the quick release fasteners for your...

You can get the quick release fasteners for your Bimini, thus making it easier to lower than the mast. Just a little planning and a few parts.
Mine comes down in a minute or two. I stand the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By koliver
After reading all of the horror stories here...

After reading all of the horror stories here about leaky decks, when I had a leak into my fwd cabin I blamed the aging teak deck. I found a spot at the joint between the teak deck and the front of...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By koliver
How was the boat used before you got it? If you...

How was the boat used before you got it? If you can't get a reliable read on past usage, assume that it sat for quite awhile both before and while on the market, as many do.
Put some Biobor in the...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By koliver
My son recently had his boat hauled for a...

My son recently had his boat hauled for a different purpose, but had access to and replaced the fuel tank. It was a 40 yr old steel tank, hung from the cockpit floor in his 32' sailboat.
Replaced...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By koliver
Get Home?

"Interesting boats" has side tracked into explaining an outboard on the transom of a luxury yacht powered by a pair of 400hp diesel engines, as if that outboard is a get home engine.
Surely not. On...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 11-30-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 570
Posted By koliver
On my last survey, as there were no changes from...

On my last survey, as there were no changes from past surveys, he wanted the positive connection to the starter covered. The insurance Co naturally made that a requirement of getting re-insured....
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 11-30-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 41,820
Posted By koliver
Frank Thanks for the annual invitation to...

Frank

Thanks for the annual invitation to travel along with you. As usual, a very enjoyable trip, even for those of us thousands of miles from our own boat. Your choices of places to go and your...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 964,722
Posted By koliver
A quick look at their website discloses that you...

A quick look at their website discloses that you can get whatever propulsion you want when you order a custom built boat from them. Campbell River has had Daigle Welding (Eagle Craft boats) building...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,040
Posted By koliver
My previous post was with the assumption that "a...

My previous post was with the assumption that "a sailboat is taking up about 125 feet of space with 50 on each side of them" meant a 125 ft sailboat. On re-reading, I now see that it must be a small...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-28-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By koliver
Holy Cr*p! Lowering the mast on a GB 36 or...

Holy Cr*p!

Lowering the mast on a GB 36 or 42 is ridiculously difficult. It shouldn't be. Those masts are just way too heavy. They don't need to be,
The solutions I have seen are either way...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,040
Posted By koliver
:thumb: especially a big boat. You don't know...

:thumb:
especially a big boat. You don't know what special ttaention that size boat requires when you tie it to the dock. Chances are good that you can anticipate all the likely quirks, but there...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-28-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By koliver
Bruce: Mine look bright yellow too. They...

Bruce:

Mine look bright yellow too. They are gloss white paint on teak, then several coats of varnish over that, resulting in the yellowing.
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,705
Posted By koliver
You need the log book. If there is one. That...

You need the log book. If there is one.
That will tell you how many hours a year, over the life of the log book.
I have 3 separate sets of hour meters. Every time I get a survey, the surveyor...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By koliver
Since Snowbirding, we have learned that...

Since Snowbirding, we have learned that Thanksgiving is the biggest of the holiday times in SoCal and likely across the US. Very different from home in Canada, where ThxG is just another stat...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By koliver
Much more to this quote than just the hoses. ...

Much more to this quote than just the hoses.
For hoses, I would think the work could be done in a day, including time for the unavailable part to arrive from the dealer.
How does an expansion...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,778
Posted By koliver
You mean this? ...

You mean this? ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,414
Posted By koliver
Without more information, it is not possible to...

Without more information, it is not possible to know whether the 110 and 220 have the same pistons, rods, crank, etc.

I have a pair of TAMD41s. One has been rebuilt, using a long block. My...
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,681
Posted By koliver
The OP posted, mostly because he heard someone...

The OP posted, mostly because he heard someone calling rudely on the VHF. I would suggest that person encountered some rude behaviours among the waiting boats, and the comment was not directed at...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-24-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By koliver
https://www.amazon.com/MxEol-Recessed-Handle-Marin...

https://www.amazon.com/MxEol-Recessed-Handle-Marine-Stainless/dp/B07BMYN233/ref=sr_1_8?crid=U1MXBVS7CQJG&dchild=1&keywords=hatch+pulls+marine&qid=1574645272&sprefix=hatch+pull%2Caps%2C195&sr=8-8
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,778
Posted By koliver
I have a hose attached to the plug in the centre...

I have a hose attached to the plug in the centre of the sump on one engine, not on the other. There I suck through an OEM tube beside the dipstick tube.
I get exactly the same volume of oil out of...
Forum: Grand Banks 11-23-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By koliver
If you can take the damaged stanchions and an...

If you can take the damaged stanchions and an undamaged one to a foundry, they can replicate the shape from the undamaged one, using the bronze from the damaged ones and some supplemental bronze,...
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