Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Baker
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,135
Posted By Baker
There is a flaw with this. The majority of...

There is a flaw with this. The majority of sailboaters do not monitor their radios. It is extremely rare that they answer a radio query.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,260
Posted By Baker
I hope heal up and get out of there soon. I have...

I hope heal up and get out of there soon. I have heard that usually a burst appendix is a solid week in the hospital. I had mine out 5 years ago. I woke up with classic symptoms. I had to fly...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,146
Posted By Baker
When it gets down to buying a new one, I highly...

When it gets down to buying a new one, I highly suggest you check these people out first....especially since the reside in your home state!!

Marine Connection Liquidators - Propellers...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 03-28-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Baker
Hi Kent!!!

Hi Kent!!!
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-27-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,085
Posted By Baker
Pretty sure it is solid glass below the...

Pretty sure it is solid glass below the waterline. I will do some research to confirm.
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Baker
I am learning nobody services these things except...

I am learning nobody services these things except the manufacturer. You must ship it to them. Servicing and freight are about the same price as a new bottle. And a new bottle is not cheap. I have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Baker
And I am subscribing to this since I am going...

And I am subscribing to this since I am going through the same thing.
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-25-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By Baker
I think you missed the point. It doesnít mean...

I think you missed the point. It doesnít mean your engines are developing 120hp ALL THE TIME!!! His point was if your 120hp Lehmanís are running at 50% then they are burning 3gph.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,135
Posted By Baker
Not sure where youíre coming from here....

Not sure where youíre coming from here. MotorSAILOR has sails to steady the boat. And not sure if youíre aware...but Nordhavn makes a motorSAILER at 57 Feet. And I will defer to you as I do not have...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-25-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,085
Posted By Baker
Most certainly!!! It was just rare to have the C...

Most certainly!!! It was just rare to have the C series Cummins in the 411. The vast majority are Bs....370Bs to be exact although I have seen some 330B. I have 3 friends with the 370Bs in the...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-25-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By Baker
What you missed is you said "it takes so and so...

What you missed is you said "it takes so and so amount to TWO HOURS"
ANd then you said "It takes so and so amount to go TWO HOURS"
ANd then you said "It takes so and so amount to go ONE...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Baker
ANd Blue Seas does make a small little panel...

ANd Blue Seas does make a small little panel mount ammeter that you can hook up to your alternator and read amps. I had them installed on my previous boat. It only went up to 99.9 amps and would...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-25-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By Baker
Hey....17kts@18gph sounds fairly efficient to...

Hey....17kts@18gph sounds fairly efficient to me!!!...and it is 17kts to go 34nautical miles in two hours. You must work in marketing or work for the media...;)
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,135
Posted By Baker
Boathealer I do love those Fisher Pilothouses!!!!...

Boathealer I do love those Fisher Pilothouses!!!! The only one I have been on had twin Lehman 90s...how about that??!!!!
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-25-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,085
Posted By Baker
It was actually a fairly smart solution the way...

It was actually a fairly smart solution the way they did it. It was incorporated into the dinette and only took up a small amount of space. There was one recently listed on YW....PNW boat as you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,135
Posted By Baker
If I ever did choose to cruise across the oceans...

If I ever did choose to cruise across the oceans and the world, it would likely be in a very stout motorsailer! I am kinda fond of that Nordhavn 57 Motorsailer....
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-24-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By Baker
I will agree....somewhere between 3-4 gallons per...

I will agree....somewhere between 3-4 gallons per hour at 7 knots. Enjoy!!!
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Baker
Check out the SeaPower generator/alternator. ...

Check out the SeaPower generator/alternator.

I will say this....diesel engines do in fact have lotsa torque....which means you need hardware to handle it. The brackets that held those SeaPower...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-24-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,085
Posted By Baker
Very nice. I actually found a 411 with 450C...

Very nice. I actually found a 411 with 450C Diamonds...quite rare but tickled pink(or white). Quite possibly one of the finest "smaller" marine diesels out there....although I am a bit biased. I...
Forum: Power Systems 03-24-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Baker
Somebody asked "Why does one need to fill their...

Somebody asked "Why does one need to fill their tanks all the way up?"......because the world is *&^%*&^%*&^%(&^% ENDING!!!!! Come on man. Get with the program. We will be trading rolls of toilet...
Forum: Power Systems 03-24-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,681
Posted By Baker
My Wendy would certainly agree with you there!!!!...

My Wendy would certainly agree with you there!!!! And I do too!
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,135
Posted By Baker
I honestly thought I would miss sailing when I...

I honestly thought I would miss sailing when I made the switch. I made it 21 years ago at the ripe old age of 33. I really don't miss it. I realize it is the most sensible boat or ocean...
Forum: Welcome Mat 03-24-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,085
Posted By Baker
I love your strainer story!!!! Sorry if I took...

I love your strainer story!!!! Sorry if I took some sort of twisted joy out of it...because that is sooooo me!!! How something so simple can turn into a major CF is beyond me. And also good job on...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Baker
Yep, the output of the alternator is related to...

Yep, the output of the alternator is related to the speed of the engine. There's work to be done. That energy doesn't come out of nowhere....;). As our friends down south say..."No comida gratis"!!!
Forum: Boats | For Sale 03-24-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,624
Posted By Baker
You keep mentioning the Range Four deries engine....

You keep mentioning the Range Four deries engine. I am pretty sure that engine did not come out until the mid to late 80s. The Range Four was to Perkins what the "Super Lehman" was to Lehman and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012
×