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Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By mike50
It’s well known that some Hatteras boats have...

It’s well known that some Hatteras boats have blisters. Our 53’ MY is 1972 vintage and has a lot of small surface blisters 1/2 to 3/4” dia and less than 3/16” deep. The hull is solid glass and 1”...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 08-02-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By mike50
Pls post (or pm me) the physical size and specs...

Pls post (or pm me) the physical size and specs with charging amp output, and source frequency. Is it 50/60 cycle compatible? Thanks, Mike
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By mike50
If itís a non-structural area, dry it out best...

If itís a non-structural area, dry it out best you can with a heat gun and use Smith & Company Clear Penetrating Epoxy Sealer. The product works by wicking into the wood and displacing the moisture....
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,358
Posted By mike50
If you are ok with an older model boat, a...

If you are ok with an older model boat, a Hatteras 53í 1510 model came in both a motor yacht and sport fish version, both are aft cabin, and some MYís have aft cockpits. Also, they built Long Range...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,924
Posted By mike50
:thumb::thumb: the car will go first....

:thumb::thumb: the car will go first....
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,308
Posted By mike50
If you have Detroitís and Allison gears you might...

If you have Detroitís and Allison gears you might also want to look at the motor mounts. Sometimes the old Detroit version motor mounts will sag over time causing high axial shaft loading on the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,308
Posted By mike50
This approached worked on 20+ year old 2” dia...

This approached worked on 20+ year old 2” dia shafts. Used a 10ton porto-power with a pancake cylinder placed between a 1/2 “ steel plate. The plate was bolted to the shaft flange with long bolts...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,355
Posted By mike50
:iagree: Use 2 part polysulfide, aircraft tanks...

:iagree: Use 2 part polysulfide, aircraft tanks are sealed with it all the time. Smith and Co may still sell it, if not aircraft supply companyís carry the product.
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,400
Posted By mike50
68 ft LOA

68 ft LOA
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,059
Posted By mike50
Our boat has twin 671ís, 3:1 Allison gears,...

Our boat has twin 671ís, 3:1 Allison gears, going through 3:1 casell V drives, swinging 40Ē 3 blade props. At 10 knots the 671ís are at 1200 rpms, the props at 200, so vibration is minimal. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By mike50
Replaced all mounts on 2 DD 871ís with R&D mounts...

Replaced all mounts on 2 DD 871ís with R&D mounts from PYI, followed the wt distribution specs and had a big reduction in vibration, and less noticeable noise.
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 12-13-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By mike50
Victron charger

Sent you a PM. Regards, mike
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By mike50
Just spoke with them and he has 1 or 2 depending...

Just spoke with them and he has 1 or 2 depending on your configuration. The contact # is good to call.
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By mike50
Try C-Nan Company, Detroit Diesel Parts; 2253...

Try C-Nan Company, Detroit Diesel Parts; 2253 Lincoln Av, Tacoma, WA 98421
(253) 275-7306. They are also on eBay selling DD parts. If they don't have one they chase one down for you.
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,434
Posted By mike50
Went to Bahamas and back from Ft Lauderdale on...

Went to Bahamas and back from Ft Lauderdale on our 53 Hatteras MY with the Niaids in off/locked position, trip was enjoyable because the Gulf Stream sea conditions were less than 3' at 15 sec. Moved...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12,031
Views: 1,617,185
Posted By mike50
Someone ruined a perfectly good...

Someone ruined a perfectly good Hatteras.....:banghead:
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,226
Posted By mike50
That does seem light on fuel. Ours holds 4,500...

That does seem light on fuel. Ours holds 4,500 in 5 main and 2 day tanks, and 800 water in two 400 gal tanks.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,226
Posted By mike50
Here is the boat I was referring to in BC. ...

Here is the boat I was referring to in BC.
Length:68'
Engine/Fuel Type:
Twin / diesel
Located In:
Vancouver, BC
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
YW#:
27424-3031358
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,226
Posted By mike50
Don't have any info about this particular boat,...

Don't have any info about this particular boat, however ours is 1972 steel flush deck model that was the base design for later versions using FRP like the one listed. They are great sea boats esp...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,048
Posted By mike50
Got the same non-CG "renual service offer". ...

Got the same non-CG "renual service offer". What PO'd me the most is; why our data is being given to non-government enenties without our approval?
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,526
Posted By mike50
There is a 65 Hatt LRC in Seattle listed on...

There is a 65 Hatt LRC in Seattle listed on YWorld that's been on the market for over a year. She's in great shape, well outfitted and worth checking out. Wish I could buy her, but the resulting...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By mike50
Try Napa Marina, if they can't do it they will...

Try Napa Marina, if they can't do it they will know someone who can.
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,526
Posted By mike50
Go with the Hatt, for all the reasons already...

Go with the Hatt, for all the reasons already mentioned. Most of their older models have sold glass hulls. We have 1971 53 MY, with twin DD 871's, not fast but built like a tank. Ran her in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By mike50
Agree, moved a 53' Hatteras MY on dockwise from...

Agree, moved a 53' Hatteras MY on dockwise from Ft Lauderdale to Vancouver BC; not cheap, however it was painless, boat arrived undamaged.
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,611
Posted By mike50
2nd it.

2nd it.
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