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    hilco woudstra

    Oil pressure line on universal motor

    I have a 1983 3 cylinder Universal diesel in my 35' Ericson, Sketcher.

    There is a rubber hose from oil pressure gage-bar to engine. This is just forward of heat exchanger. The small hose then...

    hilco woudstra Yesterday 01:50 PM

    Sewmanship - New Curtains and Pillows - Part 2

    ...continued from Part 1

    I also made a test pillow with the striped fabric and...

    woolamaloo 03-26-2015 12:07 AM

    Sewmanship - New Curtains and Pillows - Part 1

    When I bought my 30+ in April, 2013 the survey was very positive. There were a lot of little things to do nothing too serious. Something that was not on the survey, nor did I probably even look at...

    woolamaloo 03-26-2015 12:01 AM

    Exhaust Rebuild E-26

    pictures: engine with new taller riser, old siphon break, new siphon break, transom with new bypass through hull over exhaust outlet.

    The little Westerbeke in my 1985 E-26 had been rebuilt a few...

    Shelman 03-21-2015 02:43 AM
    Loren Beach

    Reducing Winter Rain Stains

    I imagine that many sailors in rainy areas probably have heard of this, and several years ago a friend introduced it to me. Simple idea and cheap, and it works.

    We get more dirt in our rain than...

    Loren Beach 03-17-2015 01:11 AM
    Christian Williams

    Sewmanship 6--Repairing Upholstery Fabric; Singer Model 15-91

    It's a tribute to the bulletproof velour upholstery that Ericson used in 1985 that in many boats it survives and even flourishes. My zippers remain sound. The cloth is robust and unstained. Even so,...

    Christian Williams 03-03-2015 02:29 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    E35-2 boarding ladder

    Happy with my Mystic SS track mounted. Opted for the teak treads.
    I use a couple of small fenders tied horizontally to the ladder to protect the

    steven Today, 11:04 AM Go to last post
    Randy Rutledge

    Atomic 4 Questions/Advice

    If I were you I would run it forever, I think that is the life expectancy of there engines if maintained. I had a thermostat hang and overheated Rumkins

    Randy Rutledge Today, 09:42 AM Go to last post
    Lynda Radke

    Fixing blistering

    We did what you suggested a few years back. We had blistering all over. My husband stripped the bottom, sanded out the blisters and built the bottom

    Lynda Radke Today, 12:06 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Exhaust anti-siphon hose

    Come over to the Stainless Steel fitting side...
    Feel the power of the (shiny) Force!)


    Loren Beach Yesterday, 11:24 PM Go to last post

    Exhaust anti-siphon hose

    Thanks for the photos. Looks like you put something together with bronze fittings. I will look to do something similar. The marine sail photo kind

    mkollerjr Yesterday, 11:01 PM Go to last post

    bottom job

    Fred, Back in feb. I posted pics of work done to my '84 35MKIII. I had the bottom peeled because of blistering all over. I have owned the boat for 3 yrs

    cpcini Yesterday, 10:26 PM Go to last post

    Atomic 4 Questions/Advice

    If I get rid of it I will let you know. Right now I think that due to the great condition it is in and the fact that this boat has been on fresh water

    Unsettled1 Yesterday, 10:22 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach


    The transom arrangement of the syphon break outlet over your exhaust is now exactly like the stock scheme on our Olson 34. I might also want to copy your

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 08:57 PM Go to last post

    Exhaust anti-siphon hose

    First picture is my new siphon break with raw water bypass bolted to the underside of the counter next to the sink. The second picture is my transom

    Shelman Yesterday, 08:52 PM Go to last post