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Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By dach side
My last boat (1989 Sabre) had the original manual...

My last boat (1989 Sabre) had the original manual toilets in it. My wife wasn't happy with the manual toilet, so I installed an electric toilet in the master and left the manual toilet in the forward...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 36,858
Posted By dach side
Bruce: where in RI do you keep your boat?

Bruce: where in RI do you keep your boat?
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-03-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By dach side
I had a 36' Sabre "trawler", about 25000 lbs with...

I had a 36' Sabre "trawler", about 25000 lbs with the DD 8.2 engines. We'd cruise about 1700(?) rpm and cruise ~8 knots and burn 4 GPH. We had the boat 4 years and the engines were reliable and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,982
Posted By dach side
I had a 36' aft cabin with twin DD 250 hp...

I had a 36' aft cabin with twin DD 250 hp engines. Cruised ~8 knots at 2 gph, wide open we could hit about 20 knots, but burned way more fuel. Never ran it long enough at WOT to gather accurate fuel...
Forum: Power Systems 08-20-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,603
Posted By dach side
I think originally they had cooling issues, but I...

I think originally they had cooling issues, but I think that was corrected. After that, it was pushed to 300+ HP. We all know how that works. When not pushed hard, I think the service life would be...
Forum: Power Systems 08-19-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,603
Posted By dach side
I had a pair of the 8.2t in a 25,000 lb. Sabre....

I had a pair of the 8.2t in a 25,000 lb. Sabre. We cruised at 8 to 8.5 kts, burning about 4 gph. Had close to 2,000 hrs on them when I sold it.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,480
Posted By dach side
Wayfarer: my wife and I were discussing this...

Wayfarer: my wife and I were discussing this yesterday, and I suggested the same Krogan 52 for the same attributes . Beautiful boat, I've been on one several times over the years at the Newport boat...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 08-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By dach side
So many great places to explore in RI!

So many great places to explore in RI!
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,009
Posted By dach side
I think a new set of pads is around $125? Maybe...

I think a new set of pads is around $125? Maybe $50 for a used pair of snaps.
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,009
Posted By dach side
Look on Craig's list for a used set

Look on Craig's list for a used set
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,511
Posted By dach side
I'm thinking the $120 radiator cap was priced as...

I'm thinking the $120 radiator cap was priced as a single job with a minimum labor charge. In my past business (outdoor power equipment sales/repair), if someone asked what the price was to do X...
Forum: Power Systems 03-31-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By dach side
Marin: we had a glen denning sybchronizer on my...

Marin: we had a glen denning sybchronizer on my boat and that was not to be engaged until approx. 1,000 rpm mark, or conversely, turned off when going below 1000.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 03-29-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By dach side
You can anchor in Newport harbor, just south and...

You can anchor in Newport harbor, just south and west of Ida Lewis yacht club. It's a small area but centrally located. Also, just west of goat island or between goat island and the eastern end of...
Forum: Power Systems 02-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By dach side
I know this isn't local to you, but Nopper marine...

I know this isn't local to you, but Nopper marine in fair haven, MA are great to deal with and fast shippers. I've never seen debris on the screens of my TD 501 transmissions.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-14-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,093
Posted By dach side
Have a northern lights 4.5 kW with sound shield...

Have a northern lights 4.5 kW with sound shield original to boat (25 years).
Pros: 1800 rpm, 3 cylinder, very quiet outside or on bridge/aft deck.
Plenty of power for normal use (no ac)
Reliable...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 01-13-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,765
Posted By dach side
Or, you could time how many feet per second (or...

Or, you could time how many feet per second (or seconds per feet) as you deploy your anchor, and use that to calculate how much chain is deployed. No drilling, messy epoxy, etc., you just need a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,440
Posted By dach side
On my northern lights 4.5k genny, there were 3...

On my northern lights 4.5k genny, there were 3 sensors: one oil pressure and two temps. The second one was in back of the genny, just before the elbow. Needing to hold the override switch to keep...
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-17-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,332
Posted By dach side
Hmason: if your significant other reads this, you...

Hmason: if your significant other reads this, you may have some crew trouble......
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By dach side
If you cant find one pre made, how about...

If you cant find one pre made, how about contacting a vocational school? They may be able to make what you want if you give them plans, etc. might save $ and give some kids some different challenges.
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By dach side
Yee viss, velcome aboard, Ja. Uff da, my mother...

Yee viss, velcome aboard, Ja. Uff da, my mother came from sarpsborg years ago( met my Swedish father in Bermuda).
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 10-03-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,762
Posted By dach side
Some follow up to original post; I did start...

Some follow up to original post; I did start getting odors again in the lines, not the tanks, if I ran the fresh water for a couple of minutes when I got on the boat, it was fine until it sat unused...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 10-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By dach side
Faulty fuel gauges

The setup: two sets of fuel gauges, port gauge on bridge & stbd. Gauge at lower station don't register, but others do. I'm guessing this means the senders are working, but where should I start...
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By dach side
Without pics it doesn't exist, eh?

Without pics it doesn't exist, eh?
Forum: Classifieds 09-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
For Sale: 1992 36' saberline
Views: 2,672
Posted By dach side
I have the same boat. 4 GPH at 8 kts., about 1600...

I have the same boat. 4 GPH at 8 kts., about 1600 rpm's
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,533
Posted By dach side
We got a set of duplex headsets called "marriage...

We got a set of duplex headsets called "marriage savers". They work well, especially in adverse conditions and/or docking in a strange location. No miscommunications, yelling, confusion etc. the only...
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