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Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Searios
If the deposits are "large" then you can add this...

If the deposits are "large" then you can add this fuel strainer to your system.
https://www.parker.com/Literature/Racor/14401_Rev_-_PS120_Series.pdf.

That's what I have installed on mine as a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,942
Posted By Searios
I replaced all 3 Seabord squeeze bulbs with...

I replaced all 3 Seabord squeeze bulbs with electrical pumps...In the process I removed the clear hoses.

Bleading has never been easier, highly recommended.
Forum: Power Systems 04-06-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By Searios
I've got Simrad autopilot computers which can put...

I've got Simrad autopilot computers which can put out approximately 25Amps directly to the Kobelt 7201 steering pumps. These pumps come either with direct connection to the A/P's or with a relay on...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-21-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Searios
Sounds to me like its a good piece of equipment.

Sounds to me like its a good piece of equipment.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-06-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Searios
I've got Foscam. POE connections from camera to...

I've got Foscam.
POE connections from camera to the Network Video Recorder (NVR), then hard wired to my 4G boat router. Video is available either real time (up to 9 cameras on same screen) or via...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-01-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Searios
It's a steel boat, the coat was applied with...

It's a steel boat, the coat was applied with spray on top of the mandatory coatings.

But we did many areas with a brush where it was impossible to use a spray gun
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-01-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 27,222
Posted By Searios
They can be installed with air circulation - then...

They can be installed with air circulation - then they should last long.
Forum: General Maintenance 11-01-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Searios
You can try to paint the aluminum boards with...

You can try to paint the aluminum boards with sound absorbing paint on both sides - as a test.

I've got Mascoat Sound reducing paint on all engine room surfaces. It's VERY effective in combination...
Forum: Power Systems 10-22-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,007
Posted By Searios
I have an articulated rudder on my Duck, It was...

I have an articulated rudder on my Duck, It was installed during the build. I agree with the comments above - it's fantastic.

One thing not mentioned is that it reduces the autopilot working...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-14-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By Searios
Kobelt 7003, 7004, 7005, 7012 and 7031 helmpumps...

Kobelt 7003, 7004, 7005, 7012 and 7031 helmpumps also have an adjustment screw
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,191
Posted By Searios
hydraulic trash pump

If you have a hydraulic system then a hydraulic trash pump is a good option. Its basically an Ericsson Pump rebranded and connected to a hydraulic pump...Low maintenance and a fantastic performance, ...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-22-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,120
Posted By Searios
I will probably install an in-line pressure...

I will probably install an in-line pressure switch too..
Forum: General Maintenance 07-22-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,120
Posted By Searios
That's correct. But a normal dip stick check...

That's correct. But a normal dip stick check should reveal if oil is disappearing as an early warning. A complete failure means the engine is dead as oil cannot be refilled, unless there is a shutoff...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-20-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,975
Posted By Searios
Solaris

Check out Solaris water tanks, they are copper lined which reduces / prevents bacterial growth, some have 2 heating elements (could be DC or AC) so they can easily use any excess power from solar or...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-20-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,120
Posted By Searios
I just had a failure of a mechanical pressure...

I just had a failure of a mechanical pressure gauge...the internal mechanism failed and the oil was pumped out in the bilge through the adjustment grommet port on the side.

There wasn't a shut-off...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-28-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Searios
Thx, I will try that.

Thx, I will try that.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-28-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Searios
Vitrifrigo door gasket replacement

Does anyone know how to change door gasket on a Vitrifrigo C130L fridge/ freezer....can't find any info anywhere.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-28-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Searios
agree, PVC pipes are much better than...

agree, PVC pipes are much better than hoses...they never absorb any smell.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-28-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Searios
In my case, the toilets are the biggest users of...

In my case, the toilets are the biggest users of freshwater. I changed to seawater which has extended my cruising time by about 7-10 days. We live on board.
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,878
Posted By Searios
Sabb makes reduction gears too

Sabb makes reduction gears too
Forum: Power Systems 02-09-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,752
Posted By Searios
I have a CPP. I'm operating it at max torque RPM,...

I have a CPP. I'm operating it at max torque RPM, where the engine performance chart says that max fuel burn is 19 liters/hour. The max fuel burn is 32 liters/hour @ max RPM.

My actual fuel burn...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,913
Posted By Searios
Quote: "When adding them to steel boats,...

Quote:
"When adding them to steel boats, usually an indent is added to the hull so the cooler doesn't stick out beyond the hull plating." End of Quote.

An indent is a good idea if you proceed...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-03-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,240
Posted By Searios
Wouldn't a squirt of white vinegar, left in the...

Wouldn't a squirt of white vinegar, left in the bowl, clean it up?
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-21-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Searios
I have 300' of 7/16, G70 tied to a 139 lbs Sarca...

I have 300' of 7/16, G70 tied to a 139 lbs Sarca Excell.....the other end is attached to an Ideal H6 winch and a Diesel Duck Sedan, about 75.000 lbs displacement.

This setup is heavier at the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-21-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,413
Posted By Searios
I leave mine running, have no concerns about it...

I leave mine running, have no concerns about it as the system is keel cooled so water intake is not required...
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