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Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-12-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,225
Posted By bayview
I suggest a non traditional approach. Finish the...

I suggest a non traditional approach. Finish the boat into a clean useable condition and use it. It will never be Bristol but can be nice with a simple approach.

By simple I mean scrub all the...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-12-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By bayview
I would not be surprised if the was a rustolium...

I would not be surprised if the was a rustolium spray can that matches.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-11-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,019
Posted By bayview
Rubber plugs often have a nut or T handle that is...

Rubber plugs often have a nut or T handle that is used to expand and tighten the plug in place. I you loosen that the handle should turn easily
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,428
Posted By bayview
From your description the top controls seem the...

From your description the top controls seem the problem. Try disconnecting them from the bottom controls and see if they are still stiff. That would point to cables.
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By bayview
It's not necessary to go to the trouble of using...

It's not necessary to go to the trouble of using a jack etc to bend strips to the hull if you just use pieces of wood glued to the hull then screw your teak to those. Construction adhesive works but...
Forum: Power Systems 03-10-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By bayview
Take the old one to any NAPA store and buy two.

Take the old one to any NAPA store and buy two.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-10-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By bayview
Even with a direct beam wind your forward speed...

Even with a direct beam wind your forward speed will make the apparent wind shift aft.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,242
Posted By bayview
Even hen it should be 16+ KTs to be fully on...

Even hen it should be 16+ KTs to be fully on plane or below 9
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,634
Posted By bayview
I like individual displays. My Furuno had key...

I like individual displays.
My Furuno had key pad problems after ten years. Furuno replaced the keypad, repaired it and upgrades the software for $500.
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 03-07-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By bayview
The hole is not round because that is how the...

The hole is not round because that is how the pump works. Water comes in on the open side then the vanes turn and are compressed by the small side forcing water out into circulation.

Some pumps...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-06-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,365
Posted By bayview
Never used one though I had it aboard. Chain is...

Never used one though I had it aboard. Chain is its own snubber, at least until the catenary is pulled out.
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By bayview
If they are hidden just use pressure treated

If they are hidden just use pressure treated
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,055
Posted By bayview
I cant remember ever reading a post about engine...

I cant remember ever reading a post about engine failure due to the wrong oil.
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-05-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By bayview
Get a pitch gauge and calipers to measure he...

Get a pitch gauge and calipers to measure he current threads so that you know what you are looking for.
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-05-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By bayview
Ifall else ails you can retread the rod to SAE,...

Ifall else ails you can retread the rod to SAE, not perfect but will work especially if the threads are similar in pitch.

I think the nuts should be bronze. If you can get a tap of the correct...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 03-05-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,769
Posted By bayview
I dont understand. If the anchorage is crowded...

I dont understand.
If the anchorage is crowded you want to swing with the crowd. If not what is the purpose.

It is customary to do what other do so that all boats behave similarly.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By bayview
Often there are rubber stoppers in the top...

Often there are rubber stoppers in the top channel that once removed allow the glass to be lifted up and swung out at the bottom.
Forum: General Maintenance 03-03-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By bayview
Glass never touches metal. Sliders usually run on...

Glass never touches metal. Sliders usually run on rubber pads.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By bayview
I have boated that area for years and used...

I have boated that area for years and used multiple yards. The ones I know are OK for basic stuff but for that level of work you might consider the Miami and Lauderdale yards.
Yards do specialize...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-03-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,223
Posted By bayview
If you cant do it right at this time. Just rough...

If you cant do it right at this time. Just rough it up, remove any flaking areas and painnt away. Later you can decide to blast it off and do the fine job.
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,074
Posted By bayview
In fog be very careful running from marker to...

In fog be very careful running from marker to marker. Everyone else is doing the same and some will be going fast. Before plotters I always insisted on identifying the next marker by getting close. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By bayview
Sarasota YC has directions here ...

Sarasota YC has directions here

https://www.sarasotayachtclub.org/visitors/arriving-by-water
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,242
Posted By bayview
12 knots is not a good speed for a 40' boat. It...

12 knots is not a good speed for a 40' boat. It will not be on plane and too fast for economical cruise. Just pushing water for no real gain.
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By bayview
look up starlink FAQs. they say it is not...

look up starlink FAQs. they say it is not geofenced but limited to the foot print of the assigned satellite. They dont say how to move to another satellite but that should not be hard to do.
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By bayview
The new starlik sounds great for boats.

The new starlik sounds great for boats.
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