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Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-21-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
+1 on FP Marine

+1 on FP Marine
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-07-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
And made something of a cult ideal by Zippy the...

And made something of a cult ideal by Zippy the Pin Head:

Zippy The Pinhead: "No Muffler Man Is An Island"...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 06-26-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,516
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Spring commissioning is fun if you use this...

Spring commissioning is fun if you use this method. All you need to get going for the summer is a good supply of tonic water. Or orange juice.
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 06-24-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,516
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
You will need to empty the fresh water tanks...

You will need to empty the fresh water tanks using your fresh water pump through one or more faucets. Then drain the hot water heater with the bottom drain. Your bilge pump should take care of that...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 06-15-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Most people would frame this message inside a...

Most people would frame this message inside a congenial conversation to introduce the topic and set expectations of how the thread will be conducted. Nor so in this case……

I have to say “ Move...
Forum: Ocean Alexander 06-07-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
My Transpacific Marine Eagle 32 decodes to...

My Transpacific Marine Eagle 32 decodes to “Friday Harbor Yacht Sales” (Out of Business) who were probably the importers of the Taiwan built boat. I believe the HIN concept wasn’t a world wide...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 05-29-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,260
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Thankless jobs are what you make of them. No...

Thankless jobs are what you make of them. No reason to not treat people well. Just Sayin’
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-15-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Look for any piping that could contain an air...

Look for any piping that could contain an air bubble because your onboard fresh water pump will not have enough push to purge a bubble.

Also, commission only one faucet or outlet at a time to...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 05-13-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
My experience with Windy is - Don’t forget to...

My experience with Windy is - Don’t forget to look at the “Gusts” layer. I have found that more often than not will be the true measure of your comfort out there. It’s the gusts that tend to drive...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-09-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Try to analyze the stresses in the cabin side to...

Try to analyze the stresses in the cabin side to determine if you have even a slight amount of flexing. The screwed in and caulked frames are somewhat forgiving but if you glue in glass or lexan it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Takacat Inflatable Tenders

We are thinking about a new Takacat 260 or 300 for our tender on our Bayliner 288. We like the portability, light weight and quick setup features because we don’t have a davit system nor do we want...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,967
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Under the category of: “Can’t we move the Deer...

Under the category of: “Can’t we move the Deer Crossing signs down the road where it’s safer”…

Shouldn’t whales be outfitted with nav lights??
Forum: Cruising and Events - Interior Waters 05-03-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,437
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
The words are separated by commas and that makes...

The words are separated by commas and that makes each action a separate action. The comas are a shortening of the following statements.

“As long as the boat does not land on Canadian soil.
As...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-25-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,939
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Dave, thanks for the wax tip. We will try it when...

Dave, thanks for the wax tip. We will try it when we get back to the boat next January. Meanwhile, as we watch the temps dip into the 20's, yes, 20's tonight in Wisconsin, we are dreaming of cruising...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-25-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,939
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
My first and only application of Kiwigrip turned...

My first and only application of Kiwigrip turned out to be satisfactory but not outstanding. We put it over new plywood covered in West System. Following all the advice, we washed the anime waxy...
Forum: Harbor Chat 04-18-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,653
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Is it possible to block a thread…?

Is it possible to block a thread…?
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-12-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Look in advance to see if you need a faucet...

Look in advance to see if you need a faucet wrench… I didn’t and it cost me another trip that day. Every extra trip cuts into beer drinking time!
...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-04-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,260
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Pursuit is presently in Melbourne, FL. Vero Beach...

Pursuit is presently in Melbourne, FL. Vero Beach next, then Fort Pierce and Stuart. Then back to see what we skipped and on to Cape Canaveral for summer storage.
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 17,120
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Yes, Saloon. That’s where I drink on my boat.

Yes, Saloon. That’s where I drink on my boat.
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 17,120
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
RV’ers calls ‘‘em Bathrooms even if they are only...

RV’ers calls ‘‘em Bathrooms even if they are only a Shoilet. On a boat, it’s called a head. However, if you want to use “Pointy End” and “Blunt End”, I’ll give you a pass on that. Don’t discuss...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,989
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Having to bastardize your wiring for something a...

Having to bastardize your wiring for something a mechanic did wrong seems to be the least logical thing to do. Have the yard re-haul you, on their dime, and fix it.
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,143
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
On our boat, the loop stays on the boat and is...

On our boat, the loop stays on the boat and is attached to a cleat. Use whatever method you want here. For 30 years, on our 35’ sailboat, the loop was merely dropped over the cleat. Never a problem...
Forum: Grand Banks 12-19-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Gray plastic piping is probably “Qest” brand....

Gray plastic piping is probably “Qest” brand. Qest offered an in-line backflow valve that looks like an inline connector. If you have one, look for an obstruction there.
Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-02-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By Eagle Pursuit
The label on the pipe indicates PEX water...

The label on the pipe indicates PEX water distribution pipe. It will conform to standard PEX sizing charts.

Check out this Amazon listing for your fitting:
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