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    Foamtastic Fun, Part 2

    A couple of pieces at a time, I transported the foam cut-outs to the boat and tried them out for fit and quality control (more naps). While cutting, I usually assumed that straight lines would...

    toddster 04-06-2014 10:32 PM

    Foamtastic Fun, Part 1

    This winter, it is finally time to get some cushions made for Arcturus. I got over the first hurdle back in January - ordered the foam. It came compressed in bales. The instructions said not to...

    toddster 04-06-2014 10:14 PM
    Christian Williams

    Blogging on EricsonYachts.Org--How To

    What is a blog? How do blogs differ from threads? Should I start my own blog on EricsonYachts.Org? How do I go about it?

    Several good explanations were lost in the 2013 corruption of the site....

    Christian Williams 03-28-2014 03:24 PM

    seacock replacement

    when I bought my boat I had never heard of a seacock, I didn't know what marelon was, I didn't know what a backing plate was, I didn't know what a flanged adapter was, I didn't know about tapered and...

    Shelman 03-27-2014 06:52 PM

    house battery bank

    I had been wanting more battery capacity for quite a while. one group 24 with one as a spare just wasn't enough. I thought of using the existing battery compartment for two six volt batterys, with a...

    Shelman 03-27-2014 02:02 PM
    Loren Beach

    Mast Gaiter and SS hold-down Tang

    I took some photos of our mast collar area showing the gaiter that covers the original vinyl boot, and this also shows the little SS tang behind the spar that is tied to the mast inside the cabin...

    Loren Beach 03-25-2014 12:11 AM
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  • Recent Forum Posts


    starting battery for E34

    I am looking for a good place to install a starting battery in my E34. I want to connect the two existing deep cycle batteries in parallel for more capacity

    HerbertFriedman Today, 06:00 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    E27 fuel tank replacement

    I have also been told by several fabricators that the welds in the SS are the weak point. Melting the metal changes the alloy makeup.


    Loren Beach Today, 01:34 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    E27 fuel tank replacement

    I do not (yet) have an iPad, but do my computing on an iMac. I have found that the orientation I see on the screen is what shows up when I u/l a photo

    Loren Beach Today, 01:31 AM Go to last post
    Glyn Judson

    Tank material.

    Loren, I pose this question to stimulate further discussion on a topic that I'm not very well informed on. Come to think of it, that pretty much rules

    Glyn Judson Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post

    E27 fuel tank replacement

    I'm not sure what the price difference would be. I'll be getting aluminum, though.

    This has become a very frustrating job. There are far

    Haiku Yesterday, 10:06 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    E27 fuel tank replacement

    There might some price difference, one way or the other, but for diesel you would want 5000 series aluminum, AFAIK.
    Quite a bit less weight, too.

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 06:23 PM Go to last post

    E27 fuel tank replacement

    When I replaced the fuel tank in my E27 it was already its second tank. It was aluminum and the bottom was wasted out of it. I decided to go with a smaller

    jstaff Yesterday, 06:18 PM Go to last post

    Tank measurements?

    I was hoping someone out there in the the friendly Ericson community could measure a tank for me? I made the mistake of throwing out my original tank

    Haiku Yesterday, 05:57 PM Go to last post

    Olson 34 G$% D$%* F%$#&*G Exhaust Riser removal

    I had to remove the exhaust elbow on our O911 a couple of years ago, but we have the Yanmar engine. I don't remember it being all that difficult to remove.

    Slick470 Yesterday, 04:32 PM Go to last post