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Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 04:20 PM
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Posted By palasz
So, we are passing on this boat. The broker said...

So, we are passing on this boat. The broker said North Harbor Diesel did an upgrade to increase HP and was required to place new sticker.. But, no paper work to support any of this from Cummins or...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By palasz
Here is larger image.

Here is larger image.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By palasz
According the the surveyor these QSB engines do...

According the the surveyor these QSB engines do not have an ESN stamp on the block.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By palasz
GH41- Good question. I do not know and no...

GH41-

Good question. I do not know and no one has looked..Im out of the area now or I could check.

So, according to Cummins those decals can only be issued by them and installed by them and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By palasz
Ski in NC, Yes, I called Cummins. They...

Ski in NC,

Yes, I called Cummins. They confirmed the build date in 2004 and have never issued another data plate. So, we do not know why the MFG date of 2/19/2008 does not match the data plate. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,860
Posted By palasz
Boat build date and Engine MFG. date are 3 years apart..why?

Hi-

We are in the process of doing our due diligence with the purchase of a 2005 43' Selene.

This boat is a 2005 and Cummins has confirmed the engine SN matches a build date of 10/1/2004.
...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By palasz
Thank you! That is a great checklist. I have a...

Thank you! That is a great checklist. I have a marine electronics person accompanying us on the sea trial.
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By palasz
Haulout and Survey checklist

Good Morning-

My wife and I have an accepted offer to buy a 43' 2005 Selene and will be visiting the marina for a sea trial and haulout in the next few weeks. This is our first "big boat".
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By palasz
Charter companies...

Hi -

A yacht came up for sale that my wife and I may want to make an offer and put into charter service. The vessel has been in charter service before and we would use the same company.

There...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Follow up: I contacted a few companies that...

Follow up:

I contacted a few companies that repair hulls and learned A LOT from one East Coast shop. Wet, cored hulls can be repaired and the cost is 400 to 500 dollars a square foot. Once the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Ok.. Lots of great information and feedback. ...

Ok.. Lots of great information and feedback.

Are there any trawler makers that have solid fiberglass hulls AND solid superstructure and or decks?

Thanks in advance for replies.
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Don't worry...we are patient and...

Don't worry...we are patient and persistent....I'll wait for a hull after #7 when they went to solid fiberglass. I'm not afraid of projects as long as there are professionals around to fix issues..
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Holy Smoke..thanks for posting...It looks like...

Holy Smoke..thanks for posting...It looks like the space shuttle heat tiles.. So, is the repair with Airex again or can you just go to solid fiberglass at this point.

I wonder what that cost...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Do you know if KK used solid glass around the...

Do you know if KK used solid glass around the thru hull fittings? I found this article very informative.

https://cpyb.net/aws/YBAA/pt/sd/news_article/80496/_PARENT/layout_details/false
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
I saw this on on internet search and will make...

I saw this on on internet search and will make some calls next week.
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Thanks Larry. I read everything on this...

Thanks Larry.

I read everything on this forum regarding cored hulls. I just want to make sure a wet hull can be repaired, roughly what it will cost and if there are companies in the PNW that do...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
How is the core material dried?

How is the core material dried?
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,789
Posted By palasz
Can a wet cored hull be replaced?

Hello-

My wife and I are looking at 1994 Kadey-Krogen with a cored hull. The coring material is Airex?

IF the hull is wet what are my options? There were only 30 of these yachts...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By palasz
Ok. I appreciate all of these answers. I see...

Ok. I appreciate all of these answers. I see that this engine may be mechanically more simple compared to the Cummins engines on the NT....that had the turbo and intercoolers... On to the next...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By palasz
Those gates on the gangways to the boats are...

Those gates on the gangways to the boats are locked and for tenants only....I thought...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By palasz
Well, we had been looking at some Nordic Tugs...

Well, we had been looking at some Nordic Tugs with what I thought were low hours (under 3K) and several of them needed a lot of engine work after surveys and it was really adding up fast.
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By palasz
I am just looking at worst case scenario and...

I am just looking at worst case scenario and complete rebuild or new engine. I am unfamiliar with these engines. My wife and I are getting started with offshore coastal cruising...coming from...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By palasz
Cost to replace Cat 3208N

Hi-

My wife and I are looking at trawlers with Cat 3208N engines..all with 5K hours or more.

Can anyone provide a guesstimate on what this engine would cost to rebuild and/ or replace?

I...
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