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Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-16-2019, 10:35 AM
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Posted By richardschmidt2759
I just sold my 1981 MS1 sad day, after 15 yrs....

I just sold my 1981 MS1 sad day, after 15 yrs. boat was near perfect when I sold her. re-core, eng, the whole bit. post questions ,many former old MS members
Forum: General Maintenance 12-16-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By richardschmidt2759
clean glass

try bar keepers friend. only thing worked on my car windshield, rub like hell ! works!!
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By richardschmidt2759
cup prop

eng is not lugging , no black smoke at any speed. most likely buy new prop same size, thanks
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By richardschmidt2759
cup prop

I have a 200hp perkins in a mainship 1. 10 kt boat , but like i said 2350 wot ,book says 2400 wot, so close enough .1.91to 1 gear . type of motor has nothing to do with how I make the prop spin, just...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By richardschmidt2759
cupping prop

I am replacing the prop on my mainship1, 23/19 2350 wot now. I think it looks like it has a very slight cup in the wheel. any advantage to slight cupping on a 23 in wheel that turns 1.91 gear, about...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By richardschmidt2759
going to check with them mon.

going to check with them mon.
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By richardschmidt2759
prop size

I thought I had heard years ago that 1in of dia equaled 2in of pitch,depending on prop size, as far as using a bronze bushing , I used one years ago and didn't care for it. also the prop shop is not...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By richardschmidt2759
prop size

I own a 1981 mainship 1 34ft ,200hp perkins eng. need new prop, now have 23x19 ,1-3/8 . was told by prop shop I could only get a 23in prop with 1-1/2 in or bigger. was told could go with 22in wheel...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-28-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,402
Posted By richardschmidt2759
water in fuel

I've had my mainship for 15 years stored outside year round,decks have been awash many times. never had a drop of water in fuel. but I will say that I buy my fuel on land, a friend has a pick up with...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-28-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,402
Posted By richardschmidt2759
water in fuel

As I said in my last post, this MS does NOT have a flush fuel fill, it is on a raised mount, and has about a 1in male nipple coming out of that, ! then a proper CAP female thread with a O ring...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-27-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,402
Posted By richardschmidt2759
water in fuel

The fills are raised on the deck, not much chance of getting water in that way. caps should have O rings ,should be able to match them up at a good auto store.Good luck
Forum: General Maintenance 05-27-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,402
Posted By richardschmidt2759
water in fuel

I knew as soon as I saw the fuel fills what kind of boat it was.I have a 1981 MS 1 . You can stick the tanks from the fills. get some water paste and stick the tank. to the bottom. You will need...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-22-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By richardschmidt2759
They make doughnut sharped zincs about 1 in...

They make doughnut sharped zincs about 1 in thick. maybe that might fit.
Forum: General Discussion 05-22-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By richardschmidt2759
wire on starter (red)

I have a red wire on the starter of my perkins 6-354 200 hp. in a Mainship 1, It goes to a fuse holder mounted on the eng stringer next to eng, It goes into the wire harness , I think it may go to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By richardschmidt2759
fuel filter

Thanks a lot, that is a big help. probably do it today. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By richardschmidt2759
Thanks anyway

Thanks anyway.
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By richardschmidt2759
secondary fuel filter perkins 6 cyl range 4 eng

does anyone still remember what O- rings are needed to change the duel secondary fuel filter on an older (1981)Perkins 6 cyl range 4 eng.? I have done it before,but I can't seem to remember what O...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By richardschmidt2759
overboard zinc

I leave my boat in salt water all winter, I change my zincs in the spring,and dive mid summer. I have always hung a zinc over the transom grounded to the block (shaft) & rudder shaft. I have never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By richardschmidt2759
My boat is kept in New Jersey, near NY harbor, it...

My boat is kept in New Jersey, near NY harbor, it is in the water year round. only gets bottom job & new zincs in the spring. dive to change zincs mid season ,and is not used very much (...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By richardschmidt2759
I have used non copper bottom paint on my alum....

I have used non copper bottom paint on my alum. row boat ,and am very pleased with how well it works. haven't re-painted in 3 yrs. just hose it off in the fall, that's it, but the boat is never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By richardschmidt2759
non copper bottom paint

H as anyone ever tried non copper bottom paint ? I am thinking of putting it on over old water base copper paint . any thoughts ?
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By richardschmidt2759
bottom paint

I have an alum. row boat, kept in salt water most of the year. I have used (needed to ) non copper bottom paint on it for about 4 years, I have not needed to re paint the bottom in 4 yrs !! just hose...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By richardschmidt2759
mannie cooler

I there are NONE around !! last one I saw was from trans Atlantic diesel, they wanted $ 6500 14 yrs. ago!! just for the casting !! they are for Perk. 1979- 1983 I think. mine is a 1979, and I have...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By richardschmidt2759
heat ex Perkins 200 hp range 4 mani-cooler

If you have a 200 hp range 4 Perkins with mannycooler on star side of eng you know they CANNOT be replaced! but their is a guy who repairs them. BATTERY ELECTRIC 908 725 5344 Somerville NJ .just...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-24-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,090
Posted By richardschmidt2759
Sorry, mine has a spline on the imp. which I also...

Sorry, mine has a spline on the imp. which I also use grease on. must be a different pump . mine is 1981, but eng. was built in '79
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