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Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 875
Posted By jleonard
It is/was a sub forum in the Harbor Chat section...

It is/was a sub forum in the Harbor Chat section so I also think the new rules are too restrictive.
That is MY opinion.
You can now close this thread if you'd like.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-31-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 434
Posted By jleonard
Holset 3LD I believe. You can also use a Holset...

Holset 3LD I believe.
You can also use a Holset H1C if you modify the intake hose. This model Turbocharger was used on the early Dodge/Cummins pickup trucks and is very easy to find at a reasonable...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,939
Posted By jleonard
LOL cause that's where I'd be if I were still up...

LOL cause that's where I'd be if I were still up there boating.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-30-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 434
Posted By jleonard
Do you know about the starboard forward engine...

Do you know about the starboard forward engine mount bolts and their reputation for leaking oil?
They are actually studs, and two of them are threaded into a pressurized oil gallery.
You can...
Forum: Power Systems 07-29-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By jleonard
"PAM" or other non stick cooking spray will also...

"PAM" or other non stick cooking spray will also work.
Forum: General Maintenance 07-29-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,050
Posted By jleonard
That's exactly how I fixed mine. First a drain,...

That's exactly how I fixed mine. First a drain, 1/2 NPT tapped into the fiberglass, and an allen head plug (so there is no protrusion), and lots of 5200 to seal it.
It took about 4 winter haul out...
Forum: Power Systems 07-29-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By jleonard
You want a reading as close to the temperature...

You want a reading as close to the temperature sending unit as possible. This will give you confidence in the gage reading.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By jleonard
Yes, I did my own.

Yes, I did my own.
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,939
Posted By jleonard
I never liked the windy forecasts. I thought the...

I never liked the windy forecasts. I thought the weather channel was better.
I'd STAY anchored at Block.;)
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By jleonard
I don't know who this was directed to, but in CT...

I don't know who this was directed to, but in CT we have to dodge lobster buoys/pots (and sailboats). Easy to do with the SP 70.
Forum: Power Systems 07-26-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By jleonard
A rebuild CAN be done in a few hours if they have...

A rebuild CAN be done in a few hours if they have the parts in house.
I had mine rebuilt a couple of years ago. I left it overnight and picked it up the next morning. They had the solenoid in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By jleonard
How about something like "Trex"? Maybe butt two...

How about something like "Trex"? Maybe butt two pieces together to get your thickness?

I would probably use exterior plywood and fiberglass it, then gelcoat.
Forum: Power Systems 07-24-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By jleonard
I think you’ll be fine for a couple more seasons.

I think you’ll be fine for a couple more seasons.
Forum: Power Systems 07-22-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By jleonard
Or the mechanism was hit and no longer will work....

Or the mechanism was hit and no longer will work.
If this were my boat I would be removing the sending unit to inspect and test it.
And replace if need be.
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,725
Posted By jleonard
I was just going to make a similar post. This...

I was just going to make a similar post. This happened to a friend at my marina except it sent the chain and anchor out while he was tied in his slip.
Not an uncommon thing I am thinking.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By jleonard
Ii don't stick my hand into moving machinery....

Ii don't stick my hand into moving machinery. That would be the time I would take the velcro off and kill the engine.
I have a friend who is an 8.5 because he stuck his hand into a snow blower to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By jleonard
I carried a set of 25 foot jumper cables for over...

I carried a set of 25 foot jumper cables for over 20 years and never had to use them LOL
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-19-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By jleonard
My detector used to go off sometimes but only in...

My detector used to go off sometimes but only in the spring right after launch when the batteries were down from the winter and being charged a lot.
It would only last a day then never again for...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By jleonard
We used to use "210" plastic cleaner.

We used to use "210" plastic cleaner.
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By jleonard
I am facing a similar decision with my travel...

I am facing a similar decision with my travel trailer. To me I think deep cycle 6 V are still the way to go. I've learned how to maintain them and I get 7 years or so out of a bank and I don't have...
Forum: Power Systems 07-17-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By jleonard
I have a prop curve in my manual. At 1700 rpm it...

I have a prop curve in my manual. At 1700 rpm it looks like about 70 hp which is about 58% of full power.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By jleonard
That also could have been my quote..LOL I used...

That also could have been my quote..LOL
I used to hang the control head thru the flybridge enclosure window so we could sit on the bow on the way to Block Island or in Gardner's Bay and have a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By jleonard
Yes. I believe it was only one wire that needed...

Yes. I believe it was only one wire that needed to be connected from the GPS to make it all work.
The Garmin was a 192C
Forum: General Maintenance 07-15-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By jleonard
They can get very thin as they age or are the...

They can get very thin as they age or are the subject if corrosion, therefore are called worn out. I've heard that term many times.

You can buy key stock via McMaster-Carr or other industrial...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,058
Posted By jleonard
After looking at the results and after comparing...

After looking at the results and after comparing with the sampling from the Velvet Drive gear that was in my 40 Albin, I am going to now say it does NOT look that bad to me.
I would be most...
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