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Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
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They don't need an exemption and shouldn't get...

They don't need an exemption and shouldn't get one. I have cruised Alaska and really liked starting in Vancouver with a final stop in Victoria.

Jones Act is important for US Shipbuilding, the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Keysdisease
WaterLIFT mufflers typically have inlets on top...

WaterLIFT mufflers typically have inlets on top or in the lower part of the muffler body, and outlets out the top or the upper part of the muffler body.

Best practice would call for raising the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By Keysdisease
Fisheries Supply in Seattle, one of the best ...

Fisheries Supply in Seattle, one of the best

https://www.fisheriessupply.com/browse?terms=engine%20controls

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Forum: Power Systems 09-16-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Keysdisease
The product John used is what the marine industry...

The product John used is what the marine industry calls acoustic foam. It is an absorber, but has no barrier. The description says 21 sq ft and the total weight 2.2 lbs.

Mass is what stops noise....
Forum: Power Systems 09-16-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Keysdisease
Carpet underlayment should be used under...

Carpet underlayment should be used under carpeting. It is missing a component (absorption layer) to be a good generator enclosure insulation.

You should use a 1" thick vinyl/foam insulation with a...
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 09-14-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Keysdisease
The reinforcing inside the plastic jacket is...

The reinforcing inside the plastic jacket is steel, and when it rusts it not only expands to burst the jacket but constricts on the core causing increased friction on the steering cable core.
When...
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 09-13-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Keysdisease
The Morse rack and pinion steering was preferred...

The Morse rack and pinion steering was preferred on many boats as it provides "no feedback" to the helm, that is you can take your hands off the wheel and the helm stays on course and doesn't veer...
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Keysdisease
[QUOTE=Austinsailor; In my sailboat world my...

[QUOTE=Austinsailor; In my sailboat world my mufflers were all stainless, this would never have escalated beyond an “oops”.

On your sailboat the engine was an auxiliary, you're under power full...
Forum: Grand Banks 08-26-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Keysdisease
A common tank coating in that era was coal tar...

A common tank coating in that era was coal tar epoxy. Is the finish hard?
This is still a very good tank coating today. The common marine supplier for this was International Paint which has plants...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Keysdisease
Hello Chris, Welcome aboard!:thumb: So...

Hello Chris,

Welcome aboard!:thumb:

So first off, is a CHB Heritage 38 (1985) single engine trawler likely to have hydraulic or cable??

A 1985 38' model just about anything will likely have...
Forum: Power Systems 08-17-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Keysdisease
Inboards almost universally use what's commonly...

Inboards almost universally use what's commonly called a 33c or a 3300 cable.
3" of travel, 10:32 threads at the ends. As gkesden said, the part number often ends in the length heat stamped into...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-12-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Keysdisease
Below is correct, the drawing below is of a...

Below is correct, the drawing below is of a Wagner helm pump, and you can see the eccentric cam (6) pushes the pistons (9) up and down to pump the oil depending on which way you turn the wheel. Out...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Keysdisease
Asbestos stopped being used in many items after...

Asbestos stopped being used in many items after the Clean Air Act of 1970 that classified asbestos as hazardous. There is little chance your boat built in Rhode Island in 1982 has asbestos in those...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-10-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Keysdisease
This is a Wagner helm cutaway view but shows the...

This is a Wagner helm cutaway view but shows the eccentric cam (#6) which pushes the pistons (#9) up and down as you turn the wheel in either direction. Check valves regulate which way the oil goes,...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-10-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Keysdisease
Hynautic systems only need to be bled initially,...

Hynautic systems only need to be bled initially, for an established system bleeding is not necessary. The 3rd line returns the oil to the reservoir and any air bubbles to the top of the oil in the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-10-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Keysdisease
Not familiar with this system, but all hydraulic...

Not familiar with this system, but all hydraulic systems are very similar. The helm is a hand operated rotary pump which sends fluid to the steering cylinder depending on which way you "pump" the...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-09-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,968
Posted By Keysdisease
I will second this. 40 year old copper tubing and...

I will second this. 40 year old copper tubing and valves are a failure waiting to happen. Easy sit down work with the engine out

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Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,024
Posted By Keysdisease
I also recommend Bolt Depot, they have it and are...

I also recommend Bolt Depot, they have it and are great people to deal with, not a big box or chain, family run

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Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-09-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Keysdisease
This is a Sea Star helm, the other system...

This is a Sea Star helm, the other system Mainship used.

Neither system is "power steering" They are hand operated hydraulic steering systems, the Hynautic system is pressurized, and the Sea Star...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-09-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Keysdisease
This what a Hynautic reservoir looks like, like...

This what a Hynautic reservoir looks like, like jg said for where to look for it

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Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-08-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Keysdisease
https://www.boatid.com/seastar-solutions/seastar-s...

https://www.boatid.com/seastar-solutions/seastar-solutions-cylinders-3246545419.html

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Forum: General Maintenance 08-08-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By Keysdisease
The carpet underlayment has a mass loaded vinyl...

The carpet underlayment has a mass loaded vinyl layer bonded to a medium density carpet pad. The MLV layer goes UP. The pad acts as a decoupler and provides a very plush feel underfoot.
For privacy...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-08-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By Keysdisease
Awesome! :thumb:

Awesome! :thumb:
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-06-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Keysdisease
Sea Star Steering is not Mainship Sea Star...

Sea Star Steering is not Mainship Sea Star steering, they are all the same systems. DiverDave called it correctly, the clear hose connects the 2 bleeder valves which are closed and bubbles in that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By Keysdisease
I actually HAD the same concerns, but this has...

I actually HAD the same concerns, but this has been done so many times now with no reported issues that if I was going to do it to a MKI I would not think twice about it.

I get all the...
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