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Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Lou_tribal
Helm pump pressure is up to 1000 psi so you...

Helm pump pressure is up to 1000 psi so you should size for it.
On my boat I have all copper tubing except the last foot in flex hose.
However I plan to replace everything with hydraulic hoses...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-30-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 431
Posted By Lou_tribal
If you were able to take a "look" inside, any...

If you were able to take a "look" inside, any chance you can toss a high pressure washer in it? Or even better a high pressure hot water washer. Pretty sure it would break out everything and allow...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-29-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
In the episode today, primer, paint and wiring. ...

In the episode today, primer, paint and wiring.
Sorry but no pics as I did not take any while being busy and hands full of paint, some will come later.
In the past few days I did some...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-29-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By Lou_tribal
I am too looking at the 2400 model. Does it...

I am too looking at the 2400 model. Does it requires any addon to support wireless ram4? I read it requires SCU30 access point?

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Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,655
Posted By Lou_tribal
300' of chain, low hat I am impressed, I don't...

300' of chain, low hat I am impressed, I don't even have 300' in chain and rode!
Usually my wife is retrieving the anchor by hand while I go forward to give some slack, with 300' of chain she should...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-28-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,050
Posted By Lou_tribal
Your keel contained 60gal of water so you want to...

Your keel contained 60gal of water so you want to pump in 60gal of epoxy???
Beyond the price, the heat that would result of that amount of epoxy setting would melt the whole earth and create a new...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Lou_tribal
What type of Antifouling, self abraded? L

What type of Antifouling, self abraded?

L
Forum: General Maintenance 07-27-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By Lou_tribal
3M VHB 5952 double side tape, supports up to 90...

3M VHB 5952 double side tape, supports up to 90 pounds per inch.

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Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-25-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Lou_tribal
What I like about the accumulator tank since I...

What I like about the accumulator tank since I installed one is that the pump does not start each time you open a faucet for few drops.


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Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,092
Posted By Lou_tribal
Fiberglass is used to add structural strength not...

Fiberglass is used to add structural strength not to prevent rot.
Permeability to water depends on the resin used, not fiberglass. As an example fiberglass with polyester resin is permeable to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Lou_tribal
Be careful Canadians are sometimes too much...

Be careful Canadians are sometimes too much welcoming! [emoji3]

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Forum: General Maintenance 07-20-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
In today's episode: sanding, tearing out the...

In today's episode: sanding, tearing out the galley and some interesting findings.

Starting with sanding, V dining is almost ready for primer, very few details to iron out and my beloved wife will...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-19-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,808
Posted By Lou_tribal
Chaining outlets is usually limited to one or two...

Chaining outlets is usually limited to one or two outlets so usually there is no challenge to find what outlet is triggering the breaker as it is the one you are using.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,194
Posted By Lou_tribal
What makes the right way the right way? ...

What makes the right way the right way?
Something written in a book? One experience? Who decide what is right or wrong?
80% of pleasure boaters who would see (or have seen) my shaft to tranny...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Lou_tribal
I am so glad to have a universal join! L

I am so glad to have a universal join!

L
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Lou_tribal
Indeed no clue about pricing or effectiveness. On...

Indeed no clue about pricing or effectiveness. On that side one positive aspect is that is has been developed with PPG and not an obscure Joe in his basement. Also not sure this can apply to all type...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Lou_tribal
What surprised me too is the film expected life...

What surprised me too is the film expected life of 5 years. I guess that for adhesion, everything will be about preparing the surface properly. But after having done it once, if you just change the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Lou_tribal
Interesting: Antifouling adhesive film

I went over this, very interesting. Sorry the article is in French but you can have it translated by google
...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-13-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By Lou_tribal
A bottle of wine and two glasses. After dealing...

A bottle of wine and two glasses. After dealing with a boat issue this is a well due reward.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By Lou_tribal
Am I the only one to find odd to seal a damp...

Am I the only one to find odd to seal a damp plywood? Ok it is not rotted but you will seal moisture in and be at risk of delamination because of the moisture.
Well I am not an expert in any way so...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-13-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
Yeah, my arms and shoulders are aching, like all...

Yeah, my arms and shoulders are aching, like all my body parts, I guess I am getting old!
I must admit sanding is no fun, but the pleasure is to work on the boat and to think about the final result....
Forum: General Maintenance 07-13-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
I am thinking to cover all walls with mirror...

I am thinking to cover all walls with mirror tiles and to add one or two lights but I shaved my hair and I am not wearing any pink shirt :[emoji3]
Joke apart one day a cigarette boat participating...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-13-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
In today's episode: Fairing and sanding I spent...

In today's episode: Fairing and sanding
I spent the last few days playing with quick fair. First thing I must say is that this product is very nice to use, very creamy and soft to apply and quite...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By Lou_tribal
We found out finally? What is the best one?...

We found out finally? What is the best one? [emoji48]

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Forum: General Maintenance 07-08-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,810
Posted By Lou_tribal
So I will have more fun fairing all this [emoji3]...

So I will have more fun fairing all this [emoji3]

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