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Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,886
Posted By Bluevee
Can I suggest -even though it sounds a bit...

Can I suggest -even though it sounds a bit strange a toilet float mechanism rigged into the top of the tank- just donít use a used
one
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bluevee
I'd settle for that- had some hairy moments...

I'd settle for that- had some hairy moments docking.
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks for the replies and info- I've been...

Thanks for the replies and info- I've been looking at prop options here according to the vic props calculator, it seems to indicate a possible 9.5kts at 2100 rpm with a larger courser prop- we'll...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bluevee
My average from the navionics app says 5.9 kts...

My average from the navionics app says 5.9 kts over 41.1nm. fuel burn is about 6 litres / hr - (about 1 1/2 gal) which is probably an enviable amount from most boat owners. I run the engine at 1800...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By Bluevee
Slow boat

Hello all, I just completed a great holiday from Lake Macquarie to port Stevens ( ocean coastal) -myall lakes and back home. I love the boat - a Chung hwa clipper 30 with the 80hp lehman but the time...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Bluevee
I think the main advantage for us is that a lot...

I think the main advantage for us is that a lot of online retailers eg Amazon - won't send to customers without a US address
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks Pau

I didn't see any big promotions here- go figure! Hopefully it will shake up the local retailers. There aren't many lehman parts available here that I know of ,so it could be hugely helpful - thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
Qualified on the subject

Psneeld, I've read some of your other posts on this subject - sounds like you've felt the pain. Would you ever remove the shaft log unless completely necessary? It looks as though a lot of these...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
love that blue prop

I think on consideration I wouldn't remove the the shaft log, just remove the bearing insitu. I think a press could be fabricated by using the shaft log mounting bolts to hold it square to the tube...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
Wished I'd known

I wished I'd known the bearing was that worn, the little difficulties of boat ownership become apparent - not like I can just jack it up and get stuck in. Thank you all for your knowledge & input -...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks all

I haven't measured the shaft dia - but guessing about 1 1/8 " I was curious about the two bolts on the sides of the housing- shaft tube (I presume this houses the cutlass bearing)
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Bluevee
If anyone is interested

Found the problem- the middle gear had separated and was spinning without driving. Welded them back together with tig. Needed to be well clamped to stop the weld misaligning
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
Chung hwa clipper

Thanks Ted, don't fix what isn't broke -yet. I don't think I've got a cutlass bearing, I'm trying to post a photo of it. Hopefully I can. The CHB owners might be familiar with these
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bluevee
Prop play

Hello all,
Just completed slipping the boat. Mostly went ok, just a bit concerned about a bit of prop shaft play. I would say about 3 mm (1/8) play. It doesn't vibrate or leak- just wondering if...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-28-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,458
Posted By Bluevee
The sena ones I have require no mobile phone (...

The sena ones I have require no mobile phone ( cell tower) to operate, they are completely hands free once the intercom is activated- which at the moment they can intercom with up to four sets ( 1...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-28-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,458
Posted By Bluevee
My wife and I ride motorcycles together and use...

My wife and I ride motorcycles together and use bluetooth headsets that are 100% reliable (up to a KM away) they have a microphone boom and speakers that are stuck inside the helmets (Im not...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By Bluevee
Pity it's not a little later ( weather wise)- I...

Pity it's not a little later ( weather wise)- I just had a great weekend on the water at Lake Macquarie - about an hour north of Sydney. I'm a sydney boy mr firefly - happy to point you in the wrong...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Bluevee
south pacific 900E windlass slipping

Hi all,

this may be more of a question for the aussies (not sure if these windlasses are sold much elsewhere) My south pacific windlass 900E has stopped engaging or slipping at the gypsy (all...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bluevee
Same here, the flooring is good even where the...

Same here, the flooring is good even where the galley is. I do have some panel water damage I suspect from wet teak decks. I'm hoping to get her up to a decent standard- close to yours Adelaide would...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks for the info fellas, now I've got an idea...

Thanks for the info fellas, now I've got an idea what I'm looking at needing. might have to do a quick dive beforehand to make sure ( hopefully I've got one of those divers dreams - I've got no idea...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bluevee
Anodes in Tung hwa clipper 30

Sorry I posted this in welcome mat- should have been here

Hello all,
I'm taking my 30 ft chb clipper onto the slip for the first time in November - just wondering if any one has an idea of what...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Bluevee
Anodes for clipper chb 30

Hello all,
I'm taking my 30 ft chb clipper onto the slip for the first time in November - just wondering if any one has an idea of what anodes I might be looking at replacing- thread size , mounting...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks for the welcome boys. Those damned NH lads...

Thanks for the welcome boys. Those damned NH lads haven't got a clue we're taking over.
Who are NH by the way?
I just spent the day at Lake Macquarie going through some manoeuvring docking skills...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Bluevee
Thanks Steve, I gave that a go. I trawled the net...

Thanks Steve, I gave that a go. I trawled the net (excuse the pun) for lien hwa/tung hwa owners assn but this site seems to be the best. I've already picked up a few good tips just reading some other...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Bluevee
Hello from Lake Mac

Hello everyone, another aussie joining in. Just bought a Clipper 30 (Taiwan built who's name eludes me right now)with my dad and cruised her from pittwater to lake mac, all went well- except for a...
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