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Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,586
Posted By The Other Gary
You will not feel pulses but the pressure will...

You will not feel pulses but the pressure will vary a few pounds as the pump cycles through the accumulator tank. The problem is that there is more restrictions in your hot supply than in your cold...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,586
Posted By The Other Gary
I had exactly the problem you describe with a...

I had exactly the problem you describe with a ParMax pump and an acumulator tank.
I removed the accumulator tank and pump and installed a variable speed pump with no tank.
No more problems.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-01-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By The Other Gary
My port engine battery is stand alone as is my...

My port engine battery is stand alone as is my generator battery. The starboard engine start battery also charges the house bank through a combiner that cuts off so that start battery will not be...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By The Other Gary
Plus one on the dinghy caddy. They mount in...

Plus one on the dinghy caddy.
They mount in slide in tracks anyway so Kevin the owner, who is a great fabricator may be able to fabricate a longer track with several mounting points.
Looking at...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,169
Posted By The Other Gary
I guess my biggest fear is my lady finding out...

I guess my biggest fear is my lady finding out what I ACTUALLY spend on boating.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 06-04-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,607
Posted By The Other Gary
I own my Dockominium east of Toronto. Condo fee...

I own my Dockominium east of Toronto. Condo fee is $115 per month including electric and water. Property taxes are $350 per year and I own the bottom under my slip. Slip is 47 x 16 with 33 foot...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,335
Posted By The Other Gary
I have been a full time liveaboard on my 1997...

I have been a full time liveaboard on my 1997 3988 for 13 years. I use it to cruise a lot and as my home. Over the years I have enjoyed it and spent $$ on upgrading the systems. 2 new engines...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 03-17-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,068
Posted By The Other Gary
A friend, C-Shels used them for head gaskets on...

A friend, C-Shels used them for head gaskets on his Cats. He was pleased with their work.
Forum: Power Systems 02-17-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,985
Posted By The Other Gary
The lower oil pressure may be an indicator of the...

The lower oil pressure may be an indicator of the turbo lag.
Oil pressure entering a ball-bearing turbocharger needs to be between 40 psi and 45 psi at the maximum engine operating speed.
Forum: Power Systems 02-07-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,767
Posted By The Other Gary
Cummins Part #: 3903834 Fits 1994-2007 5.9L...

Cummins Part #: 3903834
Fits 1994-2007 5.9L Cummins only. These DO NOT work with a starter spacer.
They are M10x1.5x35mm long.
Replacement starter bolts, takes 3 to replace all.
Forum: Power Systems 02-02-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,767
Posted By The Other Gary
As you can see it is 12 point bolt head. 10mm ...

As you can see it is 12 point bolt head. 10mm

Get a socket and label it for the future, don't depend on your mechanic to know
what is needed. He may mess your engine up before admitting that he...
Forum: Power Systems 02-02-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,767
Posted By The Other Gary
Most real Cummins Mechanics know that the starter...

Most real Cummins Mechanics know that the starter bolts are special and require a 10mm 12 point socket. It is the only 12 point socket needed on the entire engine.
I have one taped to the lid of my...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 01-25-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By The Other Gary
When reprograming your control there is one very...

When reprograming your control there is one very important item, #16 I think, as to the type of fan motor. Old style Shaded pole ( like a soup can attached to the unit) or new style Split capacitor...
Forum: Power Systems 01-22-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,569
Posted By The Other Gary
When I bought my 97 in 2006 the westerbeke coil...

When I bought my 97 in 2006 the westerbeke coil would not pull open but would hold when running.
For me I found that the linkage was all corroded for the pull down and binding making it hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,468
Posted By The Other Gary
Lake Ontario marinas and Yacht Clubs monitor 68. ...

Lake Ontario marinas and Yacht Clubs monitor 68.

I was in the St Lawrence overtaking an ore boat of 700 feet. I radioed on 16 "CSL Salarium, Adios Dinero Two Whistles". The response immediately...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-14-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By The Other Gary
There are several Fuel Docks in the West palm...

There are several Fuel Docks in the West palm area that advertise no tax for Foreign Flagged vessels.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-13-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By The Other Gary
I am Dockmaster at www.fairportyachtclub.ca...

I am Dockmaster at www.fairportyachtclub.ca (http://www.fairportyachtclub.ca) and welcome TF members for a couple of free nights during our season April 1 to October 31. LOA up to 46 feet only.
Lust...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,470
Posted By The Other Gary
We build and sell new homes. Granite is a natural...

We build and sell new homes. Granite is a natural product and we warranty for one year only. Quartz is a man made product and we warranty our work for ten years. 'nuff said.
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,439
Posted By The Other Gary
Since Mr. Firefly seems to be MIA I wall comment...

Since Mr. Firefly seems to be MIA I wall comment that my lady thinks I need a bigger rudder. Apparently, smaller high speed rudders are not adequate for longer slower cruises.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,666
Posted By The Other Gary
I'm from Prince Edward Island. There are no...

I'm from Prince Edward Island. There are no pleasure boats in Tignish Harbour this early in the season. Opening Day for lobster. Enjoy the sound of the DDs

...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By The Other Gary
The pressure regulated inlets are designed to...

The pressure regulated inlets are designed to fail to zero rather then fail to full pressure.
This will not save your boat in the event that a hose breaks onboard but it will regulate the flow so it...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By The Other Gary
There is an optional Anode you can install and...

There is an optional Anode you can install and this will stop the smell/taste issue
Forum: Liveaboards 11-30-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,631
Posted By The Other Gary
71 next month and 16 years aboard. They have been...

71 next month and 16 years aboard. They have been some of my happiest years. I am blessed with good health, no medications and a positive attitude. Planning to retire soon and do the snowbird thing...
Forum: Power Systems 11-24-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,901
Posted By The Other Gary
Great Innovative approach and it obviously worked...

Great Innovative approach and it obviously worked very well. Good luck with the hookups and it will be turning and burning on no time.
Forum: Power Systems 10-20-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,901
Posted By The Other Gary
Here is how I did an engine swap in the water. 30...

Here is how I did an engine swap in the water. 30 ton crane, a 24 foot house beam attached at the centre. Engine swivel mount at one end and a skid of interlock bricks at the other stabilized with a...
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