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Forum: Fuel Check 06-06-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,148
Posted By CaptFun
The Primary. The Secondary is a NAPA 10 Micron.

The Primary. The Secondary is a NAPA 10 Micron.
Forum: Fuel Check 06-06-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,148
Posted By CaptFun
Micron size filters

Could I use a 30 Micron Racor filter or should I use a 10. Naturally aspirated 100 HP diesel??
Forum: Fuel Check 06-06-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,509
Posted By CaptFun
Many thanks. Parallel sounds like the plan. Is...

Many thanks. Parallel sounds like the plan. Is there a site where I could get a diagram of how the two filters would be plumbed? Should I have 10 microns for each filter?? I was thinking 10...
Forum: Fuel Check 06-06-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,509
Posted By CaptFun
2 filters in series

How would I go about setting up 2 Racors in series so if one plugs, I could switch a valve and run off the second filter. Small, hot, engine room.
I know Racor sells series set-ups, but they are...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 09-21-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By CaptFun
In Trenton Ontario

Schedule changes and fuel problems are keeping me a Bay Marina in Trenton, Ontario for the winter. Already hauled and wrapped. I'm planning to travel the Trent/Severn first thing in spring. Should...
Forum: Power Systems 08-09-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By CaptFun
I have inspection plates, about 8"x12" on each...

I have inspection plates, about 8"x12" on each tank. Not sure about the bottom drain. I have not cut the filters open yet. It looked black from what I could see.
Forum: Power Systems 08-09-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By CaptFun
I have not been able to locate someone to polish...

I have not been able to locate someone to polish my fuel in Trenton, Ontario.
Perhaps I could get 2 empty 5'ers with lids, a 12 volt pump, soft copper, and rubber hose. It is a straight shot from...
Forum: Power Systems 08-08-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By CaptFun
no one to "polish Fuel"

My tiny tug is at Trenton Marina for August. I've been to many marinas, but this marina is the greatest.
Craig, the manager is beyond helpful. I talked with Craig and a local mechanic but...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By CaptFun
Bad fuel

I bought a Tiny Tug out of Brewerton NY, headed to Oswego, crossed Lake Ontario, crossed west to Trenton.
During the voyage I had to change my Racor 3 times.
Question, could I install a second...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 07-10-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By CaptFun
Shortest, fastest route

I need to bring a boat from the Erie Canal to southern Lake Michigan. I originally planned on using the Trent Severn System. I'm short on time, is the Great Lake route quicker? I realize it would...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-10-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By CaptFun
Dorades too low in stack?

I have a "tint tug" with a 4 cyl. keel cooled diesel. My intake and exhaust dorados are well below the top of the stack. Should I add a bilge blower to the intake dorad blowing fresh air in the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-21-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By CaptFun
Thank you one and all. I also thought about...

Thank you one and all. I also thought about securing a block and mount to the block. The idea of tacking on a 4x4 quarter inch of steel after it's ready for the transducer is an awesome idea.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-20-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By CaptFun
Garmin echo map and plotter

I bought a Garmin 73sv. I comes with a transom mount transducer. I have a steel hull boat. How should I go about mounting the transducer to my hull? I was thinking of using 5200 and not using...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-08-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By CaptFun
no electronics, no idea

I'll be running the Erie and Trent Severn this summer. I have no electronics now. I was thinking about the Garmin GPS MAP 741 Coastal-plotter or the Garmin echomap 73D. My question, will either...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-07-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By CaptFun
Thanks for the info

Thank you all for the info on traveling the Trent Severn Waterway. Sounds like I have a homework assignment for the next few months...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,197
Posted By CaptFun
History of Sable Trawlers

I just bought a 2004 31' Sable steel offshore trawler. It is one cool little tug:):)
I've tried to find out it's history and a possible "owners site" but to no avail. Anyone have an idea on the...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-05-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By CaptFun
Voyage

I'll be bringing a 31' Sable steel trawler home to Saint Joseph Mi from the Erie Canal. I'll be traveling on the Trent Severn Waterway for the first time. Anyone care to share the hidden surprises...
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