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Forum: Power Systems 11-04-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,675
Posted By DennisB1
A question on after coolers on cat 3208 being...

A question on after coolers on cat 3208 being bypassed: How did you by-pass? Are they still in place and the water loop coupled. I have two 3208TA 375 hp. I never use the rate power requiring...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By DennisB1
I have the same pumps on a two Northern Lights...

I have the same pumps on a two Northern Lights gen sets. The ceramic seal requires careful installation. You need to have a tool that will slip over the shaft that is larger in diameter than the...
Forum: Fuel Check 10-21-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,838
Posted By DennisB1
If you know the internal dimensions accurately...

If you know the internal dimensions accurately the math works. If you have odd shapes break in down in the rectangles and angular sections and calculate the volumes. It becomes a book keeping...
Forum: Fuel Check 10-21-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,838
Posted By DennisB1
Correct 1 gal = 231inches cubed

Correct 1 gal = 231inches cubed
Forum: Fuel Check 10-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,838
Posted By DennisB1
Do you have access to measure tank. Basically...

Do you have access to measure tank. Basically if you calculate the volumns of the tank in inches i.e. height x width x depth. Break the tank sections into rectangle, and triangular sections. ...
Forum: Grand Banks 10-18-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By DennisB1
Opening Cabin Window continuous Pivot to allow window to open on 1990 Grand Banks 49

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=109040&stc=1&d=1603052553

The pivot rolls in two cupped tracks rather than than a piano type hinge. The picture is an end view...
Forum: Grand Banks 10-03-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By DennisB1
After reading about the piano hinge on the...

After reading about the piano hinge on the opening window, I looked at my 1990 49 classic. It has a hinge that is continuous with no leak paths. The metal is rolled and the window part slides into...
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By DennisB1
To me you should have a separate lines for each...

To me you should have a separate lines for each engine from each tank. In your current installation you could have a single failure issue (i.e, air leaking into the manifold feeding both engines)...
Forum: Power Systems 09-26-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,422
Posted By DennisB1
Air Leakage and Pressure Drop during Operation.

Feeding the 2 engines and gen set off of a single manifold suggests that you may have an air leak or possible you are pulling a suction on the lines causing air to com out of solution in the fuel to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,416
Posted By DennisB1
Fuel Polishing and cleaning at the dock

No on has mentioned having your tanks polished. There are companies the will flush/cycle the the fuel from the bottom using a dual hose the enters through the fill plate returning the filter fuel...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-17-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,356
Posted By DennisB1
I am using an Ultra swivel with a Rocna Vulcan...

I am using an Ultra swivel with a Rocna Vulcan anchor 55kg. It was very wild lifting without, coming up backward and too heavy to manhandle to guide into the pulpit. The swivel always turns so it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,843
Posted By DennisB1
Seems like high boil off, What are your charge...

Seems like high boil off, What are your charge and float voltages during operation and when connected to shore power?
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 06-19-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,542
Posted By DennisB1
I am assuming that you have a smart charging...

I am assuming that you have a smart charging system of some sort. The charge varies on the state/charge of the batteries. Along with amp meter voltage would be helpful (digital volts xx.x) The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,105
Posted By DennisB1
I towed a dingy with my sailboat (41 ft) for over...

I towed a dingy with my sailboat (41 ft) for over 35 years. These were a 12 ft Gig Harbor rowing dingy, 11 ft inflatable and a 13ft Boston whaler. Key was using a floating tow line. In smooth...
Forum: Power Systems 06-05-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By DennisB1
Remote mount the pressure transducer off the...

Remote mount the pressure transducer off the engine --- vibration does a job on the service life. I used fittings and a about 3 feet of hydraulic hose and extended a ground wire and the hot wire...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,775
Posted By DennisB1
I have installed the Dometic Masterflush electric...

I have installed the Dometic Masterflush electric toilet. These replace two Head Hunter Royal Flush units. These work great except that they use about 2 gallons per flush and filled the holding...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 02-09-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,687
Posted By DennisB1
Spend a day looking all over the Vessel before a survey

I would recommend spending a good amount of time looking at everything in the boat from the bilge to the fly bridge before you have the surveyor day. Develop a list of questions and observations. ...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 02-09-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,763
Posted By DennisB1
The 55kg Vulcan that I am using sometimes brings...

The 55kg Vulcan that I am using sometimes brings up maybe a 100 lbs or more of mud which requires shoveling and a good wash down. My winch will pull over 2000lbs and will stall if you attempt to...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 02-09-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,763
Posted By DennisB1
I have a GB49 which loaded weighs about 70000...

I have a GB49 which loaded weighs about 70000 lbs. Came with a 30kg bruce which was difficult to set and drug anchor in 70 to 80 kn gusts. Now have a Rocna Vulcan 55kg which sets reliably if you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,443
Posted By DennisB1
Dragging Anchor

I have a Vulcan 55kg on my 49 GB classic. A 3 to 1 scope is marginal at best. I typically use about 5 to 1 with the anchor setting very quickly. I would not trust any anchor that I have used at...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 10-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,544
Posted By DennisB1
I replaced two Head Hunter water jet heads which...

I replaced two Head Hunter water jet heads which worked great, but filled the holding tanks in 3 to 5 days with 2 people (70 gallon tank). I researched and talked with a number of people, general...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,640
Posted By DennisB1
I have the Mathers Controlls on my GB49 classic. ...

I have the Mathers Controlls on my GB49 classic. I have problems shortly after purchase of the boat in 2015. I had problems with the controls first and replace the old twin engine control with a...
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