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Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By HopCar
Dave beat me to it. Google Dorade Vent. There are...

Dave beat me to it. Google Dorade Vent. There are all kinds.
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,462
Posted By HopCar
Wow! You guys are bad ass! Iíve done some...

Wow! You guys are bad ass! Iíve done some exciting things in my life. Iíve raced hydroplane boats and Iíve flown hang gliders, ultralights, and various general aviation planes including seaplanes.
...
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-29-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 226,325
Posted By HopCar
I make artisanal water several times a day. Silly...

I make artisanal water several times a day. Silly me, I just flush it.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-28-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By HopCar
Welcome aboard! Post a picture of both the front...

Welcome aboard! Post a picture of both the front and back of one of the hinges. Someone might recognize it.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-22-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By HopCar
Beckson makes some nice plastic cowl vents...

Beckson makes some nice plastic cowl vents including a soft one.
https://www.beckson.com/vent.html
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-21-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By HopCar
Iím a big fan of the Groco APHS scoop strainers....

Iím a big fan of the Groco APHS scoop strainers. You can clean inside the thru-hull without removing the strainer from the hull. If you use an APHS you may never need to clean your internal sea...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-18-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By HopCar
It’s going to be really embarrassing when I’m...

It’s going to be really embarrassing when I’m wrong. It could be other things too.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-18-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By HopCar
The Henderson MK5 has two pivot points on the...

The Henderson MK5 has two pivot points on the rocker arm. If one or both of those pivot points are worn the pump can lock up as you describe.
Forum: Covid-19 03-18-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,665
Posted By HopCar
The Canadians are way to nice to build a wall....

The Canadians are way to nice to build a wall. They’ll just plant a nice hedge.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-18-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,045
Posted By HopCar
Ted, I think he was just pointing out that at...

Ted, I think he was just pointing out that at between 5:1 and 7:1 the pull is almost horizontal without taking into account the catenary. Add chain to the equation and I bet it gets horizontal at...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,045
Posted By HopCar
Going from 5:1 to 7:1 only makes a 3 degree...

Going from 5:1 to 7:1 only makes a 3 degree difference on the angle of the rode. Compass Marine published an interesting test on this subject. Going beyond 7:1 is pretty pointless....
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By HopCar
You used to be able to just bring it back to a...

You used to be able to just bring it back to a dealer for a trplacement. They lost their shirt on that one.

All warranted replacements of vinyl fenders and buoys must meet this simple criteria:...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-16-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,045
Posted By HopCar
You can adjust the angle of the blades for mud....

You can adjust the angle of the blades for mud. The traditional Danforth is designed for sand.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-16-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,045
Posted By HopCar
Only thirty feet of chain? Thatís not nearly...

Only thirty feet of chain? Thatís not nearly enough and you should go up a size. Also what ever anchor you decide on is too small and the wrong kind.;)
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 03-15-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By HopCar
The Moron Brothers Cruise the River

I love these guys!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JejnkdtmjWk
Forum: Covid-19 03-13-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,975
Posted By HopCar
Mark my understanding is that fever is the first...

Mark my understanding is that fever is the first symptom.
This was posted on Facebook by a doctor.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By HopCar
Sure looks like a Jabsco 109370. ...

Sure looks like a Jabsco 109370.
https://www.xylem.com/en-us/products-services/pumps-packaged-pump-systems/pumps/positive-displacement-pumps2/flexible-impeller-pumps/10970-flange-mount-34-pump
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By HopCar
First buy Peggie Hallís book.

First buy Peggie Hallís book.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By HopCar
Take a look at the Depco catalog. I think it...

Take a look at the Depco catalog. I think it might be a Jabsco 109370. Note it says 4236 / M80 Engine.
https://online.anyflip.com/ucrc/jfuq/mobile/index.html#p=136
Forum: Harbor Chat 03-12-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,632
Posted By HopCar
Tom Hanks has the damn virus! I hope that won’t...

Tom Hanks has the damn virus! I hope that won’t delay the release. I’d guess that the filming is finished by now so it probably won’t be delayed.
Forum: Power Systems 03-08-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By HopCar
A gear pump is what you want for diesel transfer...

A gear pump is what you want for diesel transfer and you can get them small enough. I think any of the three mentioned above would do the job. I was a dealer for Reverso and never had a return on one...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By HopCar
Like Clectric I suspect an air leak. As to the...

Like Clectric I suspect an air leak.
As to the subject of cork or rubber gaskets, older Perko strainers used cork and newer ones use rubber. Perko says you shouldn’t interchange them and the last...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By HopCar
The advantage of the the through hole fenders is...

The advantage of the the through hole fenders is that you have more contact area that a two hole fender of the same length. Also in theory they can roll around the center rope. I don’t think that...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-08-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,976
Posted By HopCar
Stainless is strange to drill. You can be...

Stainless is strange to drill. You can be drilling with no problem and suddenly the stainless will harden and become undrillable.
I donít know if it work hardens or heat hardens but it happens fast...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-04-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By HopCar
An anti-syphon loop would be a better solution...

An anti-syphon loop would be a better solution than a check valve.
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