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Forum: General Interest 05-13-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By KeysCatalina
I was talking about the utility 4 which I read...

I was talking about the utility 4 which I read was used extensively by the navy on barges and small boats. I think its mentioned on wikipedia here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_4)
Forum: General Interest 05-13-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,728
Posted By KeysCatalina
Good little read. There is no doubt in my mind if...

Good little read. There is no doubt in my mind if the Navy was using this motor or its predecessor then its worth the rebuild and restoration.

As for the newport beach story its amazing that we...
Forum: Cooling System 05-08-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By KeysCatalina
500lbs is a lot of force for anything to handle...

500lbs is a lot of force for anything to handle especially laterally... im sure your not going to test this lol.
BTW how much did the install run you?
Forum: Cooling System 05-04-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By KeysCatalina
Thanks for the links. I want to replace my thru...

Thanks for the links.
I want to replace my thru hulls this summer when I have the bottom job done.
I like the idea of the tri-flange for extra strength. My big question is marelon better than...
Forum: Electrical 04-21-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,320
Posted By KeysCatalina
perko makes a off-1-all-2 switch with a...

perko makes a off-1-all-2 switch with a alternator field disconnect its about $6 more than the same switch without it. There are 2 extra poles on the back of the switch to connect directly to the...
Forum: Polls 04-13-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,844
Posted By KeysCatalina
This is really good to know thanks!

This is really good to know thanks!
Forum: Polls 04-03-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,844
Posted By KeysCatalina
Hes over 7 hours north of me so definitely cant...

Hes over 7 hours north of me so definitely cant buy him a beer for you unless hes down this way.
I will give him a call anyway.
Thanks for the lead!
kris
Forum: Polls 04-03-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,844
Posted By KeysCatalina
WOW glad I read this thread thru now, i thought...

WOW glad I read this thread thru now, i thought it was about drawing rain water from the beginning.
This is something I will have to look into soon as I am planning to have a bottom job done in a...
Forum: Polls 04-02-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,844
Posted By KeysCatalina
Wet due to AC

Always wet with fresh water.
I have my 8000 btu evaporative AC unit running on shore power 24/7 to combat mold and to keep the boat at 72* so when I arrive I can get out of the heat immediately. It...
Forum: General Interest 04-02-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,000
Posted By KeysCatalina
Bonus! Was this your first motor teardown and...

Bonus!
Was this your first motor teardown and reassembly and/or rebuild?
I will be getting into my a4 for a complete rebuild and fwc kit sometime in the next year but I have experience with...
Forum: General Interest 06-16-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By KeysCatalina
Thats interesting, with all that weight right in...

Thats interesting, with all that weight right in the middle of the hull, i wonder how that affects the dynamics of operation.
Forum: General Interest 06-08-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,611
Posted By KeysCatalina
I looked up TSP, seems like home depot might have...

I looked up TSP, seems like home depot might have it. Do I have to rinse that off after all the scrubbing or will any residue aid in adhesion?
Forum: General Interest 06-07-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,611
Posted By KeysCatalina
That's why I started this thread in General...

That's why I started this thread in General Interest because I realize this is an A4 forum but i figured a Moderator would let me know if I had broken any rules.

A few hours ago i finished off...
Forum: General Interest 06-07-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,611
Posted By KeysCatalina
Cleaning and re-painting interior

What I've done is remove all the teak and wood trim pieces and then scrubbed with bleach based mildew cleaner all the way to the upper edge where the white interior liner meets the deck and all the...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-07-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By KeysCatalina
Thanks for the replies thus far! The manual is...

Thanks for the replies thus far!
The manual is at the top of the list now, there is a hand crank that I was able to use to rotate the motor, so its not seized, it did however seem way to easy to...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-05-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By KeysCatalina
Just bought a 78' C27 with Atomic 4

Hello,
I am new to your forum and just bought a 78' C27. So far after a week of reading on here...I can say that finding this forum right away was probably the best thing that could have happened...
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