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Forum: Power Systems Today, 12:50 AM
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Posted By Al
On my 4-236, the fuel shut off is actuated by a...

On my 4-236, the fuel shut off is actuated by a push button to the solenold. For reasons I am not sure, the PO instructed to always turn off the key first then piush the button. I do it as a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,318
Posted By Al
At the present, you had be able to make the trip...

At the present, you had be able to make the trip non-stop, no anchoring, on port calls, nothing. With the border closed, only non-stop traverse is available.
Let me know if this is bad information,...
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
:thumb:Tend to agree with Eric.to a degree....

:thumb:Tend to agree with Eric.to a degree. Reducing the pitch will allow increased RPM, however, I am doutful it will increase your SOG.

I would go with double checking thottle cable to the...
Forum: Covid-19 03-16-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 11,243
Posted By Al
Hi Murry, Fair enough, being a "Trumpster"...

Hi Murry,

Fair enough, being a "Trumpster" and have been from the announcement to run. Given that, and a desire not to politicize the situation even in the face of compaison to the Obama...
Forum: Covid-19 03-07-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 11,243
Posted By Al
A bit harsh, much as the Democrats are feeding...

A bit harsh, much as the Democrats are feeding off this virus in hopes of hurting Trump. which seems harsh reflecting Pete's term
I only use this as a example of what "Good Riddance" means to...
Forum: Power Systems 03-07-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Al
In a word: "No". There are cases to be made on...

In a word: "No". There are cases to be made on the subjct, but as to this boat specific No.
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
If your avatar represents your CHB, then we are...

If your avatar represents your CHB, then we are talking apples and oranges.
But thanks - Al
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
FoxtrotCharlie. The model in discussion is the 34...

FoxtrotCharlie. The model in discussion is the 34 foot aft cabin or Europa. Larger models don't seem to have the noted deficiencies. few have teak decks or if they do, one doesn't read much about...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
Talking :rofl::socool: And some obviously are Boat House...

:rofl::socool: And some obviously are Boat House kept:D:lol:
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
PM on its way-Thanks, :flowers:

PM on its way-Thanks, :flowers:
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
:flowers:Please Pete, calm down, I am aware of...

:flowers:Please Pete, calm down, I am aware of all the good attributes you have listed, it is noted your pleasure of ownership, reason enough to spend the time to fined one without the flaws I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By Al
CHB trawler construction sites

Greetings:flowers:- Often as I look at boats for sale, looking for sure, the perfect boat, I am drawn to the 34 foot CHB I have done extensive reading on these boats and have drawn conclusions...
Forum: Power Systems 02-27-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
Quote BandB:"You're running 20 RPM low? Are you...

Quote BandB:"You're running 20 RPM low? Are you now saying at WOT you're running 2480 RPM? You said 2300 before. So, no load, you're running in neutral? Why? What are you learning by doing that?"...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,402
Posted By Al
:flowers:Our temperments are vasty different!! I...

:flowers:Our temperments are vasty different!! I would not leave the harbor knowing the filter was in that condition.:socool: Just looking at that and reminiscing on grumpy water has me in a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,402
Posted By Al
Every oil change 150 hours when a oil change is...

Every oil change 150 hours when a oil change is scheduled. I have a single raycor. The peace of mind when in water i should have not chanced, is worth the small price of a filter cartage.
The first...
Forum: Power Systems 02-22-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
Thanks Sidclark-:thumb: There will be several of...

Thanks Sidclark-:thumb: There will be several of us "Over Propped" guys who will be really interested in the end result of your situation. :)
Forum: Power Systems 02-22-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
Thanks, from this branch of the wisdom tree, that...

Thanks, from this branch of the wisdom tree, that is a big "Vise Versa" when posing the original question. If it is the 1:47, my guess is that the engine power is struggling with the ratio to turn...
Forum: Power Systems 02-21-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
:flowers:Well, you did find the information, so,...

:flowers:Well, you did find the information, so, out of forum curiosity, what did the die stamp say???:angel:
Forum: Power Systems 02-21-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
Why not just look at the plate on the...

Why not just look at the plate on the gear????:confused:
Lest it is missing, then caculations are in order, of that no doubt. Lot of fuss if the plate is on the gear housing.
Forum: Power Systems 02-21-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
" Exactly!! For that same purpose on our...

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Exactly!! For that same purpose on our boat. I am over propped by purpose. The Perkins 4-236 max RPM is 2800 RPM. I am able to obtain 2400 RPM. I NEVER run anywhere close to that setting. In...
Forum: Power Systems 02-21-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,121
Posted By Al
You hadn't included your reduction gear ratio....

You hadn't included your reduction gear ratio. You need to know all the factors :
https://www.vicprop.com/calculator.htm

Work through this and let the forum know how the homework resulted.:dance:
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8,617
Views: 1,047,824
Posted By Al
My gosh!!!:eek: Sinful is all I can say, Sinful...

My gosh!!!:eek: Sinful is all I can say, Sinful in terms of anial clean. :blush:I could never exist comfortably in so much clean, like a hospital suite!!
But near a perfect example of boat porn...
Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8,617
Views: 1,047,824
Posted By Al
Not often one views the workings of interesting...

Not often one views the workings of interesting boats that serve to be of assistance to boaters of all size and configuration. Perhaps a moment to thank them for their unique service as you view one...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 20,626
Posted By Al
:thumb:Got that right!!! :facepalm: Sent some CBD...

:thumb:Got that right!!! :facepalm: Sent some CBD product to an elderly lady acquaintance in the Okanogan suffering from sever arthritis . The duty and postage exceeded the value. Not to speak to the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,382
Posted By Al
Hi Pete, here are two videos of placing a Gardner...

Hi Pete, here are two videos of placing a Gardner 6 cyl. in a 42 foot Grand Banks. Trust you will find them interesting. Al-Ketchkan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyKb0mPGxok
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