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Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By RobertLeatch
On reflection I think your right. The Uniflow...

On reflection I think your right. The Uniflow served both helms but the internal version will only serve itself.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By RobertLeatch
Looking at the schematic, it would seem to...

Looking at the schematic, it would seem to suggest that you only need to change out the lower helm pump rather than upgrade both. Has anyone done this? Those pumps are pricey but if you only have...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-16-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,414
Posted By RobertLeatch
Thanks. Will certainly be interested in your...

Thanks. Will certainly be interested in your eventual design. Hadn't thought of storing them horizontally but that may actually help accessing the pole ends if they align about near the swim...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-16-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,414
Posted By RobertLeatch
Brian, have you worked out how these would...

Brian,
have you worked out how these would attach on the MK1. For example, are you planning to install the deck mount on t he cap rail or side. I liked the look / reviews of these but was a little...
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8,525
Views: 1,024,985
Posted By RobertLeatch
Should mention that the PO in mine lowered most...

Should mention that the PO in mine lowered most of the ER floor by about 10 inches. In this photo the section nearest the door would be the normal configuration 91400
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 07:18 PM
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Posted By RobertLeatch
Definitely not walk. Itís about 4ft headroom in...

Definitely not walk. Itís about 4ft headroom in the ER. Once there I can sit normally to do stuff but have to move around hunched over.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,525
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Posted By RobertLeatch
That (3 easily removed in the galley floor and 2...

That (3 easily removed in the galley floor and 2 less so) and there is normally a small door at the bottom of the steps down from the saloon to the main cabin.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8,525
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Posted By RobertLeatch
Very nice OA50 MK1 that has been extended....

Very nice OA50 MK1 that has been extended. Possibly overpowered but canít complain about any repower at that age. Brian on Insequent may know more about its history.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-20-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By RobertLeatch
The part numbers are in the attached (see around...

The part numbers are in the attached (see around page 68). Try Kohler but given the age of these units you may be better off trying to find one second-hand online. Depending on the display (2/4...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-19-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By RobertLeatch
I have the 5EOZ model and it comes with a remote...

I have the 5EOZ model and it comes with a remote start panel on a 10 meter harness. There is also a 2 or 4 instrument remote panel available. I'd assume yours would be the same. The manul is here...
Forum: Cruising and Events-Down Under 04-18-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,949
Posted By RobertLeatch
We will be around Berowra Waters area for a...

We will be around Berowra Waters area for a couple of nights. Currently at Joe Crafts Creek (will stay here tonight and decide tomorrow if weíre moving).
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By RobertLeatch
Never spent to long researching it but I assumed...

Never spent to long researching it but I assumed that the old and new gaskets werenít interchangeable. Certainly Perko still sells both gaskets as separate part numbers. Itís probably the gasket...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By RobertLeatch
About 6 months ago I replaced both my strainers...

About 6 months ago I replaced both my strainers with this style of Perko strainer. Both were "new in the box" but one was identified as the old version (it has a cork gasket instead of the newer...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-12-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By RobertLeatch
Not based there but recently did a road trip from...

Not based there but recently did a road trip from Mackay to Brisbane scouting marinas and co-located realestate as possible retirement options. The great sandy bay marina at Urangan (Hervey Bay) was...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-14-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,899
Posted By RobertLeatch
When we downsized our generator I was able to put...

When we downsized our generator I was able to put some tool storage under the generator platform. Used the lockable style heavy duty sliders ($$) but was relatively easy to do. Not a great photo...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,209
Posted By RobertLeatch
Some details here: ...

Some details here:

https://www.opticsreviewer.com/fujinon-techno-stabi.html

I did also look at the 14 x 40 but they were a little too expensive for me at at the time.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,209
Posted By RobertLeatch
Not really. They have a battery pack on the strap...

Not really. They have a battery pack on the strap which can be a little awkward but you get used to it. Iíd strongly recommend that you try any binoculars before buying online etc (especially if...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,209
Posted By RobertLeatch
I recently purchased the Fujinon 12x32...

I recently purchased the Fujinon 12x32 TechnoStabi IS and have been very happy with them. Waterproof (most arenít) and the Fuijinon IS technology seems better for boats than the Cannon approach. ...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-09-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,636
Posted By RobertLeatch
I think it depends on the browser you used. In...

I think it depends on the browser you used. In Chrome they can be seen under Settings/Passwords (and then quick the eye symbol displayed on each password line).
Forum: Power Systems 07-29-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By RobertLeatch
Bruce - we must be doing a similar project. I...

Bruce - we must be doing a similar project. I just bought some 51 mm marine exhaust hose (IRME-051) from Pirtek down on Salisbury road in Hornsby. About $90 a meter. Havenít installed it yet but...
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-23-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,495
Posted By RobertLeatch
Bruce - being obliged to collect the GST on all...

Bruce - being obliged to collect the GST on all orders was the reason that Amazon no longer ships to Australia (as of 1 July). Only the Australian Amazon site is now available and it has far few...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-29-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By RobertLeatch
Probably not a viable option for you unless...

Probably not a viable option for you unless thinking of replacing the Inverter. However, I had a similar situation and went the Victron Multiplus PowerAssist option which I find works very well for...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-03-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,232
Posted By RobertLeatch
I have the same basic set up (the older Capilano...

I have the same basic set up (the older Capilano models with 3 lines). When I originally researched replacement options, there were some on-line references to a Vetus k30/140 non-return valve as...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-01-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By RobertLeatch
As an aside, what do you think those 2 deck...

As an aside, what do you think those 2 deck fittings near the base of the pulpit are? I know the one with the cap on port side is a holding tank pump out (same as mine) but wondered if the other 2...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-01-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,255
Posted By RobertLeatch
Understand the concern about the pulpit option...

Understand the concern about the pulpit option but have posted below as an example of what it could look like. This is from a very nice OA Mk1 (currently for sale in UK) so should look very similar...
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