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Forum: General Maintenance 11-23-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Coalman
I've got a plug in my Monk36. I think its a good...

I've got a plug in my Monk36. I think its a good thing. of course you can argue that since 1983 it hasn't been a problem?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-16-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By Coalman
BKay, I feel your pain and letting you know you...

BKay, I feel your pain and letting you know you are not alone. I'm going thru the same, not electrically proficient, batteries crapping out after 8 months, batteries being overcharged, 250w solar...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coalman
Helpful and informative everyone. Thank you. ...

Helpful and informative everyone. Thank you.

We have been off the boat since April this year due to Rona V. Going to get back on the boat in Jan. '21 with maintenance lists, parts, fluids, manuals...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-16-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By Coalman
regard to solar panel monitoring output voltage...

regard to solar panel monitoring output voltage check at charging and at off. consider throwing a blanket over the panels during the sunniest part of the day. Should work.
Forum: Monk 11-09-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Coalman
Just saying, we do not have a level gauge. with...

Just saying, we do not have a level gauge. with 220 gallons capacity its not been a problem. from experience water volume lasts us 2 weeks with normal use, fuel tank lasts forever, blackwater tank...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 10-23-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Coalman
That sounds good.

That sounds good.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-19-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Coalman
Dripless shaft seal maintenance ??

Previous owner of our boat installed a dripless shaft seal. it must be 2 years old now and has not had any maintenance or adjustments made. Should I be doing any maintenance? no leaks or water entry...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 10-19-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,784
Posted By Coalman
oops, I meant 36...my bad

Yea my bad, meant Monk36
Forum: Power Systems 04-27-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,167
Posted By Coalman
Fantastic everyone, really appreciate your...

Fantastic everyone, really appreciate your advice! I know I have one pencil zinc (will include a photo of it and location) on our engine, located on upper rear, port side of engine. Also the previous...
Forum: Power Systems 04-15-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,167
Posted By Coalman
Changing engine zinc anodes

I have a Perkins 6.354M natural aspiration Diesel engine in my 1996 Monk 36 trawler and have a question regarding changing out the pencil zincs. I believe there are only one or two zincs to maintain,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Coalman
Thanks to everyone that offered advice and...

Thanks to everyone that offered advice and response. I guess I’ll YouTube and do the work myself next year. Ouch
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Coalman
Yamaha 9.9 hp annual maintenance cost?

I took my Yamaha 9.9 hp dinghy engine to the Yamaha service shop for the first annual service, 5 hrs later I got a call from them letting me know that they completed the work. Great. However the cost...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-02-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Coalman
Thanks again Peggie

Thanks again for your great advise as always. I took the easy way out of fixing macerator toilets not draining...I had service person at GTB marina change out motor assembly then I did nearly the...
Forum: Monk 09-13-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Coalman
Dual thanks everyone

Thanks for all the suggestions for tank monitoring systems a also recommendation for sea strainer and installation tips(Head Mistriss). You got me excited about some new projects and Iím looking...
Forum: Monk 09-13-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Coalman
Sea strainer for forward head ??

I noticed that my aft head was carrying what looks like leaves, slime, etc when flushed. Wow that stuff is going into my holding tank too. To my surprise I donít have a strainer between the head and ...
Forum: Monk 09-13-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Coalman
Monk 36 waste tank monitoring, any ideas

Need some advice about monitoring the level of waste in my fiberglass black water holding tank on a monk 36 trawler. The boat didnít come with a monitor system, has anyone installed a system. I would...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-26-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Coalman
Tx for your advice, yes I am talking about a...

Tx for your advice, yes I am talking about a toilet. I’ll start working thru your suggestions.
Forum: General Maintenance 08-25-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Coalman
Macerator not draining when flushed. It my pump...

Macerator not draining when flushed. It my pump bad? Possibly a plugged drain hose? Anyone have any ideas how I can fix this problem? We have never pooped in it so I’m thinking the line isn’t...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coalman
Yea I agree. The surveyor I have is a good guy...

Yea I agree. The surveyor I have is a good guy and he welcomes me to be aboard while survey is done. he's very helpful.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coalman
thx to everyone

thanks for all the good advise, I will definitely add USCG safety inspection to survey.

To add some more background, The surveyor and I have already done a walk through inspection on the hard in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By Coalman
Do you think I can use this checklist as a go/no...

Do you think I can use this checklist as a go/no go checklist during upcoming on the water sea trial and to determine what things on the boat are repair/replace items before we make final offer....
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,535
Posted By Coalman
Thanks Steve. Gayle got back to me yesterday and...

Thanks Steve. Gayle got back to me yesterday and was a great help and you are now corresponding to probably the newest member of M36OA. Additionally it was really great to talk to her about the boat...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-08-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By Coalman
Online courses ??

Does anyone know of online courses for new boat owners that my wife and I can take from an accredited organization other than Power Squadron in association with Western Florida State? 1) I am...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,535
Posted By Coalman
Monk36ownersAssociation wannabe

Hello Steve, I'm in the process of purchasing a '96 Monk 36 trawler, hull no. 179 and excited about the possibility of joining the Owners group. I have left messages with M36OA secretary and also...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Coalman
DIY boat buyers checklist needed

I'm going out to do a personal inspection of the boat we are buying. Does anyone have a primary system checklist to guide me along. Any help is appreciated
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