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  1. Fstued
    05-15-2017 01:26 AM
    Fstued
    Neil, I think I am getting close to solutions but if your down this way I would love to talk and show you my problems My boat is on Shelter Island and I live in OB so when your here we're close Thank you Stu
  2. ndutton
    03-02-2017 09:55 PM
    ndutton
    Got it Frank, thanks. I hope the condition of the Kendall isn't what brought me to mind.
  3. romantic comedy
    03-02-2017 09:05 PM
    romantic comedy
    Hello Neil,

    I just hauled out in a no frills, DIY, junky marina. Anyway, there is a 1970 Kendall 32 up on land, for sale. Thought of you. Should be 2 pictures attached. Funny, it is from CA.

    Looks like I cant attach a picture. I will post in the thread I started about rudder rebuilding.

    Fair winds, frank
  4. Shrek
    12-13-2016 05:51 PM
    Shrek
    Thanks for this Neil. Sorry for the late response to this message - it has been a while since I have looked on the forum. As it happens I did get the PCV kit but because of other ancilliary equipment locations my mechanic was unable to install it as supplied but the supplier refunded me in full for the returned unused item. Indigo was very nice to deal with and I was extremely impressed with their service. I will post photos asap as soon as I figure out how to do it. all the best for now, Gordon Foster.
  5. tomsailmaker
    06-25-2015 10:25 PM
    tomsailmaker
    Neil I hadn't been on the Moyer site for some time as I was moving my boat down to New Port and now I haven't seen you post for some time. I hope all is well with you and that you come back and join the site soon
    I really miss your expertise and knowledge that you offer to the rest of us users. I am hoping you are just taking a vacation or some such thing. Please let me know whats going on, I miss you!.
  6. Launchpad McQ
    03-16-2014 04:42 PM
    Launchpad McQ
    Hi Neal!
    I'm admiring your "pre FWC" fresh water tee fitting on your water pump
    Is that a collection Moyer parts or something Home Depot-ized? I ask because aside from wanting one for future engine flushes, my raw water through-hull just broke off in my hand a couple weeks ago so I'll need to do my post-overhaul preliminary engine runs with a different source of water until I can get the through-hull sorted out.

    Thanks!
    Jonathan AKA Launchpad McQ
  7. tomsailmaker
    02-02-2014 11:51 PM
    tomsailmaker
    Neil Thanks for the info and measurements,should fit into the smaller instrument control panel nicely. I had been thinking of making a back cover to protect the gauges any way. I had such good luck with my recessed, choke cable I thought why not. Still need to mount it- a little MACHO putty,cabo and polyester resin, and shoot it with jell coat that will cover a few holes.
    I sent my E mail and got to thinking that calling the Early Warning Device, IDIOT LIGHTS might be offensive and I sure didn't mean it that way. I will take any warning / pre- warning I can get. I am going to try and get up that way Tues and Wed Or Wed and Thurs and I will try and swing by in my dink . if your there that would be great but I cant count on my being there. I do look forward to meeting you
    Went by Crystliner the other day and they have sold out and changed the name. Dont know if there still building boats / they do sell resin and glass still. Costa Mesa is no longer the Fiberglass capital of world
  8. ndutton
    02-02-2014 03:53 PM
    ndutton
    Thanks Tom, it was quite a project that took a little over two years. Monitored parameters and trip points were all of Don's choosing. I initially sent him a prototype system with only three lights (oil, temp and raw water flow) and he loved it so much he came back with two more (coil input voltage and fuel pressure). He and I would love to do more but price was always an underlying concern. About 3 years ago we were working on a much more elaborate system with memory too but the price quickly approached a couple of grand. To be able to do what we've done at under $200 was no easy task.

    The dimensions of the indicator panel are 1½" high and 3½" wide. A drilling template is included in the instructions. You really should have 2½" clear in the back to avoid stressing the lights. You might consider fashioning a protective shield or guard back there.

    If you like we could meet and you can see one up close before purchasing.
  9. tomsailmaker
    02-02-2014 03:24 PM
    tomsailmaker
    Neil The new IDIOT LIGHT panel looks great and what a real good idea. I am working up my 2 new "control panels" for my instruments and wonder what the size of the light bar is and how deep the panel sticks out {depth with wire). I am thinking of putting it in the smaller control panel 7.5wide x 7.0high. The depth is the real-problem as it will stick out into the lazerett locker and blocks access. You and Don have come up with something we should all have GOOD JOB
    THANKS
  10. fred bertoni
    07-07-2013 10:36 AM
    fred bertoni
    I'm a new member to the forum & I noticed your reply re. the throttle tension & the link you sent. I am looking for a throttle cable for my 1976 Islander. There was a cable listed in the link you sent (Jamestown Dist.), do you know if that would work by any chance?

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  • About ndutton
    Boat Name
    Kalina
    Home Port
    San Pedro, CA
    Location
    Torrance, CA
    Biography
    Lifetime boater, worked at SoCal sailboat mfrs in the 70's, built my own Westsail 32 in the 80's.
    Occupation
    Electrical Contractor, 38yrs.
    Interests
    Boating, diving, U/W photography, woodworking. All around know-it-all and PITA.
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    Neil
    1977 Catalina 30
    San Pedro, California
    prior boats 1987 Westsail 32, 1970 Catalina 22
    Had my hands in a few others

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