Showing results 1 to 25 of 364
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Brisyboy
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10,585
Views: 1,325,342
Posted By Brisyboy
Bruce, A timely post - I had just finished...

Bruce,

A timely post - I had just finished reading the article on ABC online before I logged in to the TF

Ironically we have a lugger in the Marina at Manly, walkway aross from mine. Rarely...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,212
Posted By Brisyboy
Plus one for the Victory hook

Plus one for the Victory hook
Forum: General Maintenance 06-28-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,373
Posted By Brisyboy
Hi Brian, I know this post is a few years...

Hi Brian,

I know this post is a few years old now, but how did that test with the cap rail go- Cabots Exterior Poly over Deks Olje #1?

George
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Brisyboy
Ah Debi - a nice easy question for your...

Ah Debi - a nice easy question for your first..............good plan to ease into the group.

The bilges on a Hyatt 37 are at the bottom of the boat, under the floor boards, similar to most boats
...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-16-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By Brisyboy
Hi Octaman and welcome, Could be the valve...

Hi Octaman and welcome,

Could be the valve for turning on the water for the windscreen washer - I think it runs off the fresh water pump
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 05-11-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By Brisyboy
Wow2 - thats a bit of grunt you have down in the...

Wow2 - thats a bit of grunt you have down in the engine room - we have two good old boys - Ford Lehman 135s- I calculate about 16Litres per hour total @1700rpm so you may be able to extrapolate from...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 04-18-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Brisyboy
As Black Adder would say - "a cunning...

As Black Adder would say - "a cunning plan"
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By Brisyboy
Oh Bruce, thats sad- but you are right though -...

Oh Bruce, thats sad- but you are right though - you need to live in this neck of the woods to understand:socool:
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,922
Posted By Brisyboy
Logical question ..........in most cases the fuel...

Logical question ..........in most cases the fuel tanks are linked (or can be) so if the return fuel only goes to one-no big deal as the level between the two eventually equalizes.

Even though...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-19-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Brisyboy
Horizontal is a must for extended sitting - our...

Horizontal is a must for extended sitting - our body is very sensitive to picking up anything that isn`t - horizontal,vertical, flat etc so even sitting on something that was only 5 degrees off would...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-23-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,448
Posted By Brisyboy
@Brisyboy - on the Gb32 the mast isn't attached...

@Brisyboy - on the Gb32 the mast isn't attached to the superstructure. Its freestanding and sits about 6" behind it. Its supported with 2 wires to the flybridge railings.

Thanks for remembering
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Brisyboy
The format, as I voted is fine. What annoys...

The format, as I voted is fine.

What annoys me about our current system are the morons who believe they have a chance to make "helpful/caustic/rude or just plain ignorant comments about the boat...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-13-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,448
Posted By Brisyboy
Hey Bruce, Awesome pace so I am loath to ask...

Hey Bruce,

Awesome pace so I am loath to ask you to interrupt your project schedule for the ceiling shoot of how the mast is braced from underneath the floor of the flybridge- I`m assuming there...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-03-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,448
Posted By Brisyboy
Thanks Bruce- I suspected it would be something...

Thanks Bruce- I suspected it would be something like that - prepares me for getting it off and hopefully back on in one piece. Once you figure out the photo issue, pics under the mast would be...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-03-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,448
Posted By Brisyboy
Bruce, Great progress, You may be able ...

Bruce,

Great progress,

You may be able help with a post I made a day or so ago - how was the headlining attached to the ceiling beams and secondly, If your boat has a mast - what are the...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 01-01-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Brisyboy
Salon headliner

Hi everyone and good luck and fortune for the new year,

Probably the last remaining major task on my list is the fly bridge sagging deck. The weight of the mast has caused two or three floor/roof...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,110
Posted By Brisyboy
Wasn`t said by a Boeing engineer by any chance...

Wasn`t said by a Boeing engineer by any chance who worked on the Max?
Forum: Power Systems 12-15-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,886
Posted By Brisyboy
When you activate the pre heat, on our Westy, you...

When you activate the pre heat, on our Westy, you hear a loud click/clunk which is an electronic solenoid opening the fuel shut off valve. This solenoid stays activated as long as the engine is...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,520
Posted By Brisyboy
Gee Alaskaflyer, if you aren't careful you will...

Gee Alaskaflyer, if you aren't careful you will gain a reputation for being the master of the understatement:socool:
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10,585
Views: 1,325,342
Posted By Brisyboy
Bruce, Nice distraction from the Alaskan...

Bruce,

Nice distraction from the Alaskan fishing- hope it works:blush:
Forum: General Maintenance 12-01-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Brisyboy
Thanks for the replies - I do have a tube of...

Thanks for the replies - I do have a tube of silicone grease which I shall try - take the point though that the threads may have galled with age and maybe its time.
Forum: General Maintenance 12-01-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Brisyboy
Fuel and water fillers.

Our Island Gypsy has what I suspect are very common (for the era) flush deck mount fillers with a circular cap with two holes for fitting a "spanner" They are made of brass (or bronze?) and...
Forum: Grand Banks 12-01-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,448
Posted By Brisyboy
Time to draw a line under this one? It has...

Time to draw a line under this one?

It has been an interesting thread (so far) but I think "run away", or words to that effect have been the general summary of the posts so far. There have been a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,669
Posted By Brisyboy
"Foiled" or not - the pressure on the rudder when...

"Foiled" or not - the pressure on the rudder when in reverse must be ginormous- don`t let go of the wheel!
Forum: Californian 11-20-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By Brisyboy
I agree with all comments about the pumps...

I agree with all comments about the pumps capacity and crews ability - perhaps it was never designed to "save the boat when all else fails" - it could have been installed to clean up small spills and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 364

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012