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    Kenneth K

    Mariah Part IV: Engine Monitoring Systems

    Before rebuilding my exhaust & cooling systems, I was alarmed at how easily the engine would warm up to 185 degrees, requiring me to back-down on the throttle and run at a lower speed. I was also...

    Kenneth K 08-14-2017 10:31 AM
    bgary

    Making do... oh, and a rendezvous (part 2)

    ....(continued from part 1)

    I knew I'd have to sail out of Langley, down a stretch of Saratoga Passage and across Possession Sound to get back home. None of that seemed like a problem. But I...

    bgary 08-09-2017 12:42 PM
    bgary

    Making do... oh, and a rendezvous (part 1)

    I've begun to think that a good part of "seamanship" might just center on being able to pick the least-bad option out of a spectrum of sucky choices...

    I spent a lot of time on Makana in June...

    bgary 08-09-2017 12:26 PM
    trickdhat

    A few more core pics

    sealing the deck penetrations meant removing some old hardware...unfortunately it was bedded in 5200. Northing worked until I found this stuff:


    The first layup. Note the shifted peel ply and...

    trickdhat 08-07-2017 09:50 AM
    trickdhat

    New Core...the wrong way I'm told

    [FONT=Calibri]The first step with replacing the core was identifying justhow much core was rotten. [SIZE=3][COLOR=#000000]As you canexpect, the affected area...

    trickdhat 08-05-2017 06:24 PM
    toddster

    Gadgets Gone Wild

    Well this has gotten a bit out of hand. Arcturus' Electronics mash-up was collected piece by piece over the years. More than half of it from Craigslist or Ebay. This all started from a depth...

    toddster 06-24-2017 05:33 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Jon Libby

    36C Mast step

    Nice clean install,...

    I have knowledge of a 2nd 36c that is struggling with what to do with this iron I beam. He may be doing his before

    Jon Libby Today, 05:20 AM Go to last post
    bigd14

    E38 Chainplate U-Bolts and Replacements

    Thanks Al. Unfortunately these ones are 27 inches long. This is a pretty fussy system, it seems like a better solution could have been developed. Just

    bigd14 Yesterday, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    trickdhat

    Wow

    That turned out great. What did you use to finish the plywood? I was planning on a light stain (color matched) and teak oil.

    trickdhat Yesterday, 05:55 PM Go to last post
    markvone

    A few more pictures

    You want epoxy to ooze out all around the teak plywood/cabinside port cutout on the outside. The jig saw will cut right through it and the plywood using

    markvone Yesterday, 05:51 PM Go to last post
    markvone

    Atach Cabin Side Plywood

    Nick,

    On my boat the teak plywood fits between a trim piece of wood on the bottom edge and the 90 degree corner of the side/top along the

    markvone Yesterday, 05:27 PM Go to last post
    Afrakes

    Rods

    I have four in excellent shape. Two at 16" long and two a 6" long. Let me know if I can help. Point of clarification, these are from an

    Afrakes Yesterday, 04:42 PM Go to last post
    frick

    Forgot a step...

    I also used a rolled on Rubber Cement on the surface of the Wood and the Cabin Top.... Let them dry for 15 or two minutes, and stuck them on, with the

    frick Yesterday, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    bigd14

    Chainplate Tie Rod Head Cracked

    I finally got around to cleaning off the corrosion and inspecting the rod heads. Here is what I found on the starboard aft one. This is the only crack

    bigd14 Yesterday, 11:46 AM Go to last post
    trickdhat

    Genius!

    I've been worried about this step since I started the project, but now I'm feeling pretty good with your advice.

    Did you trim the bottom

    trickdhat Yesterday, 09:02 AM Go to last post