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Forum: Power Systems 11-25-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By Eddieandgail
I have struggled with high Iron content on my...

I have struggled with high Iron content on my rebuilt velvet drive that has total of 2600 hours due to failed oil cooler 2 years ago. It is the port side 10-13 or 10-14 model. I seem to be headed...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-05-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,626
Posted By Eddieandgail
After 2 seasons of ownership I discovered an AC...

After 2 seasons of ownership I discovered an AC freshwater flush from house water and I used it to drain my water tanks through the 3 AC systems and then use the HF pump to run pink through the units...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,303
Posted By Eddieandgail
Marine AC

We bought our 1987 trawler 2 years ago and the 12,000btu split system for 2 forward cabins died Just before purchase. Replaced with MarinAire 9000 btu which fit in the same space as the blower...
Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 10-29-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,999
Posted By Eddieandgail
A few years ago when we were ready to pull the...

A few years ago when we were ready to pull the trigger and buy a cruising trawler. this 44 was my boat of choice but, alas, the Admiral did not like the feel of the space. I liked everything about...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,904
Posted By Eddieandgail
Oh, so you wanna start that discussion. When I...

Oh, so you wanna start that discussion. When I read a thread about that a couple years ago I asked a few boat mechanics about the big nut/little nut thing and I managed to get 3 different answers for...
Forum: Power Systems 09-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By Eddieandgail
Stop solenoid

I have Lehman SP135 mains and the relay failed and energized the stop solenoid which burnt out with arm stuck on and took me an hour to get engine stopped as I tried everything except reaching into a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,244
Posted By Eddieandgail
Please qualify your statement that mat is the...

Please qualify your statement that mat is the worst thing. The only negative to mat with epoxy is that mat was designed to be used with polyester resin and epoxy doesnít break down what holds it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,530
Posted By Eddieandgail
I use them on my day/ Night shades also. Gotta...

I use them on my day/ Night shades also. Gotta love those Velcro dots. Admiral is never sure where they will show up next.
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,530
Posted By Eddieandgail
Shades

Photos of shades. Donít know why they are sideways:banghead:


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80169

80170

80171
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,530
Posted By Eddieandgail
I, also, installed the day/night RV shades I...

I, also, installed the day/night RV shades I purchased on Amazon. They were less than 1/3 the cost of new custom ones as they had some premade sizes if you could make them work. They are white on the...
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
High Iron

Concern is jump from 50 to 800 so is that the new normal and if it stays consistent is that 100s or thousands of hours before gears have no teeth or whatever it is that happens to them. I will use...
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
High Iron

Maybe clearer
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
Iron content

hopefully report shows this time
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
Posted reply with a pdf. Does that not work?

Posted reply with a pdf. Does that not work?
Forum: Power Systems 08-02-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
This was a rebuild due to being filled with water...

This was a rebuild due to being filled with water and was a basic rebuild of replacing clutches as far as I know. No metal parts replaced other than a thrust washer. This report is a total of 138...
Forum: Power Systems 08-01-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By Eddieandgail
High Iron in BW Velvet Drive

I have 1987 Lehman 135s with 2:1 velvet drives with 2500 hours. Port tranny filled with water 18 months ago when cooler went bad. Removed tranny, had it rebuilt at my trusted local tranny shop where...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,542
Posted By Eddieandgail
C- Marine Anode

I am also a not so lucky owner who also will need that anode in the near future. Please post what you used as substitute and what mod you did to make it work
Eddie
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-26-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,947
Posted By Eddieandgail
If Iím a serious buyer and think the boat is...

If Iím a serious buyer and think the boat is desirable then so might someone else. If I make an offer with no Ernest monies I would think that would allow broker/seller take other offers or use mine...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-16-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By Eddieandgail
Soft start with inverter

I have an 8000btu portable stand up type unit I was going to try with my magnasine 2800 watt inverter that has 1200 ah battery capacity. I can do the basic math but real life may be very different....
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Eddieandgail
Isotherm or Home Depot

We have discovered an unused space hidden behind a custom leather couch in salon that would fit a 2cu ft chest freezer accessed by making a hatch on our galley counter.
A $1300 ac/DC or an under...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,541
Posted By Eddieandgail
I have a 12 year old PVC inflatable that one of...

I have a 12 year old PVC inflatable that one of the tubes completely separated from the rubber curved arm that holds it to the transom. I contacted manufacturer, Harbor Products, who weren't sure of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,023
Posted By Eddieandgail
Dave, My 2 main salon windows surprised me when...

Dave,
My 2 main salon windows surprised me when I measured them, seemed identical but starboard side 108" and port 96". So I watched them come and go until one night I found 2-31" and 1-35" for...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,023
Posted By Eddieandgail
I bought a number of these on clearance through...

I bought a number of these on clearance through Amazon. A company called Mirage is selling some pre made sizes in a few colors for $30-$45 range but you need to be able to make their sizes work,...
Forum: Power Systems 12-26-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,261
Posted By Eddieandgail
My other vessel with a British motor is a 1972...

My other vessel with a British motor is a 1972 Lotus Europa Twincam that I've spent 16 years of driving thrills that included 16 years of battling oil leaks which I've won precious few. As the saying...
Forum: Power Systems 12-26-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,261
Posted By Eddieandgail
Rear seal

Surprised by suggestion to leave it alone. I had not seen any oil leaking under that motor for the 200 hours since I have owned it. About 2 tablespoons, at most, on bottom lip of bell housing when...
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