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Forum: Power Systems 08-27-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,426
Posted By Poach
SE 100 vote

I installed a SE 100, 24v on its own charger on my Sabreline 36. I have not regretted it. It has plenty of thrust to move the boat in all conditions. I would not go bigger. When I hit the...
Forum: Power Systems 08-20-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,602
Posted By Poach
Oil

I have CAT 3116 diesels--vintage 1994. The manual specifies single viscosity 30wt or 40wt, and explains briefly that the multi-viscosity oils have undesireable additives for this motor.
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 18,735
Posted By Poach
Jeff POACH is a 1994 Sabreline 36 Fast Trawler...

Jeff
POACH is a 1994 Sabreline 36 Fast Trawler with twin 300 Cats. It's a tri-cabin. It is very comfortable at 8-9kt, but it's nice to be able to make a speed run at 16+ when I need to. I think...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 06-21-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,224
Posted By Poach
Thanks and I agree with your observations about...

Thanks and I agree with your observations about wiring, fusing, breakering and safety and will triple check that.

I wanted to keep to the question of what possibly might cause the windlass to...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 06-21-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,224
Posted By Poach
Thanks. The windlass motor breaker I found. ...

Thanks. The windlass motor breaker I found. It's a push-pull on off, I would guess at least 90A, possibly 135A. It cuts the power to the windlass entirely.

As for the new switches, does it...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 06-21-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,224
Posted By Poach
Windlass solenoid problem

I have a slightly different issue. I have a Maxwell 1200, with foot switches at the bow and 2 newly installed remote switches at the up and down helm stations. I was on the boat the other night...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Poach
I had the same problem. It was caused by some...

I had the same problem. It was caused by some light corrosion at the upper station.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,812
Posted By Poach
Chris Good thoughts if I go that route, and I...

Chris
Good thoughts if I go that route, and I don't intend to be impolite, but I'd like to stick with what I asked rather than be in another hijacked discussion. Besides, what's the plan if your...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,870
Posted By Poach
I have twins screws, but I always back into my...

I have twins screws, but I always back into my moorage. It eliminates concern for cross winds. And the way I analogize it is that it's like front-wheel drive, pulling rather than pushing. Because I...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,812
Posted By Poach
Anchoring Single-handed

This may have been covered before, so if so, and you have the link, let me know.
I plan to cruise single handed in the Northwest this summer (wife still working). I dock, lock through and pick up...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-19-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,996
Posted By Poach
There will? When?

There will? When?
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By Poach
It won't repair the hole, and might not restore...

It won't repair the hole, and might not restore what you have, but Mermaid makes a good product for cleaning and protecting the glass.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-14-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,186
Posted By Poach
Thank you. I avoid the outside most of the year!...

Thank you. I avoid the outside most of the year! And, I was asking about non-tsunami waves.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 12-14-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,186
Posted By Poach
Is there a theoretical maximum wave height?

Is there a theoretical maximum wave height?
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By Poach
[QUOTE=markpierce;503892]Joy of a starboard helm...

[QUOTE=markpierce;503892]Joy of a starboard helm with controls within arm's reach from the deck.



Ditto Mark. Starboard helm and controls right next to the slider. We cruise 12 months a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,318
Posted By Poach
I had mine going into Point Hudson (Port...

I had mine going into Point Hudson (Port Townsend) early one morning--schedule driven of course. At the time I was running a 50' flushdeck (name withheld on request) with twin GMs. The winds were...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-29-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Poach
Starbrite also makes a deck cleaner with a UV...

Starbrite also makes a deck cleaner with a UV element as well. I have used it on my non-skid decks and it works well. Be sure to rinse it off completely including any surface the rinse-off gets on...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Poach
I just googled Teleflex hydraulic steering parts...

I just googled Teleflex hydraulic steering parts and got a boatload of hits, including Jamestown and West Marine.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Poach
Is this the seal on the helm station fill fitting...

Is this the seal on the helm station fill fitting itself? If yes, a rubber O ring from the hardware store will work.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,948
Posted By Poach
We encountered something similar on a bright...

We encountered something similar on a bright sunny day with a 15-20 south wind against an ebbing tide in Haro Strait west of San Juan Island. As for Puget Sound, back in the mid-90's I came out of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,850
Posted By Poach
It's also possible that the listing broker didn't...

It's also possible that the listing broker didn't like the buyer's broker taking 1/2 the commission and was trying to shop the offer around to get an offer from an unrepresented buyer.
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,977
Posted By Poach
42 years in the legal profession--I put myself...

42 years in the legal profession--I put myself through both undergrad and law school. I have spent the last 20 years as a government attorney for a large City on major public works...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By Poach
I am very satisfied with the engine/generator...

I am very satisfied with the engine/generator work performed by Hatton. For hull and other, I have used Bill Evans--Blue Water--on several boat surveys and been quite pleased.
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,110
Posted By Poach
Ditto on SF Bay French. Our Costco is now...

Ditto on SF Bay French. Our Costco is now carrying it.
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By Poach
That would take the attraction right out of...

That would take the attraction right out of Flamenco dancing
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