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Forum: General Interest 10-12-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Oldlaxer1
As EdwardC pointed out to me, mine starts ...

As EdwardC pointed out to me, mine starts quickly even after a lengthy hiatus indicating perhaps too rich a mixture. Anyhow, copying and pasting from below:

Cold start...
Starts right up. 1-2...
Forum: General Interest 07-19-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By Oldlaxer1
This about sums it up...

I think we've all been there
Forum: Introductions 05-04-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Oldlaxer1
I have a spin pole and chocks that came off a...

I have a spin pole and chocks that came off a Tartan 30.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1974106916151767/permalink/2101114640117660/?sale_post_id=2101114640117660

In the Baltimore Area.
Forum: General Interest 03-30-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
I guess this is more a spring project...

Got down to the boat after work, put the coil wire back on, opened the fuel petcock, opened the thru hull and turned the key. 15 seconds later she fired up, belched a little MMO and settled right in...
Forum: Ericson 03-14-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,667
Posted By Oldlaxer1
And then there are those of us who check the site...

And then there are those of us who check the site religiously....I think it is an affliction...:(
Forum: General Interest 02-22-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Looks like fun!

Looks like fun!
Forum: Ignition System 02-18-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,940
Posted By Oldlaxer1
To further the discussion...

Received this from Indigo:

Thank you for purchasing an Indigo Electronics Ignition Kit for your Atomic 4. Over the years we have learned a tremendous amount about the operating...
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-30-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Oldlaxer1
No, I'm keeping mine!! I'm one of the few people...

No, I'm keeping mine!! I'm one of the few people in the world who bought a Parts Boat! I told everyone I had 60 feet of Tartan Yachts😎
It was at the same marina as mine and was beyond repair. I...
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-29-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Tartan 30 owners looking for interior teak trim

I have a number of pieces of trim, drawers, door,... off a 1974 Tartan 30 Stb Galley model that I'm going to end up discarding since we're in the process of downsizing. If you are in need of any...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-28-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Al, is yours the starboard or aft galley T-30? I...

Al, is yours the starboard or aft galley T-30? I have aft galley and am planning on checking the lower reaches of the fuel tank this spring. Just wondering how hard it was snaking the pex down the...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 01-20-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Shawn, come get this A4 that I have and I'll give...

Shawn, come get this A4 that I have and I'll give you a Martec folder. 1" shaft. That offer is open to anyone looking for a rebuildable FWC motor. We're moving and I've got to get it out of here.
Forum: General Interest 01-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Oldlaxer1
and another one worth looking at....

https://youtu.be/Zb1U6aaTozI
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-05-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Welcome to the forum from another Tartan 30...

Welcome to the forum from another Tartan 30 owner. You'll get plenty of good advice here from the true experts. Once you free up the cylinders you may find that you also have stuck valve(s). Head...
Forum: General Interest 12-20-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Ram, from the pictures you posted on another...

Ram, from the pictures you posted on another thread it appears that maybe you already have the moyer oil change kit.
http://www.moyermarine.com/cgi-bin/shopper.cgi?preadd=action&key=KTAS_05_90...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-20-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Sure looks like a wire nut at the lowest point of...

Sure looks like a wire nut at the lowest point of the bilge also.
Forum: General Interest 12-19-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,072
Posted By Oldlaxer1
I wish I had the facilities to pull mine when I...

I wish I had the facilities to pull mine when I bought it if for nothing more than to inspect every nook and cranny and then repaint it properly. Now would also be a good time to replace the cutlass...
Forum: General Interest 12-16-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Thanks Shawn. Like you, I have no gates so when I...

Thanks Shawn. Like you, I have no gates so when I release the stern pelican hook the entire lifeline goes slack. Even at the dock that's not good. I'll send some pics of what I have in mind on...
Forum: General Interest 12-16-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Jerry, looking really good. (As pretty much...

Jerry, looking really good. (As pretty much everything on your boat does) I was fortunate to have met TomG here who graciously offered his boot stripe jigs that really made my life easier. I...
Forum: General Interest 12-16-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
You probably also have access to swaging tools...

You probably also have access to swaging tools and know how to use them😎
Me, not so much.
Forum: General Interest 12-16-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
There's a pretty complete rigging guide at...

There's a pretty complete rigging guide at colligomarine.com. They use their brand called Dux and use all their fittings and a pretty cool tensioning method using a "whoopie sling". They use it for...
Forum: General Interest 12-15-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
I saw them and that convinced me to do the...

I saw them and that convinced me to do the conversion. Because of how my lifelines are laid out I only need two 75.00 gate kits and then the dyneema. Not bad.
Forum: General Interest 12-15-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Oldlaxer1
I saw a video where they used an impact driver...

I saw a video where they used an impact driver with it. that must be the industrial model.
Forum: General Interest 12-15-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Cool Tool

Just saw this on one of the 2,000,000 ads that come across my email/facebook and for once I think it is something I could use. I have pretty good access to my motor but this may come in handy for...
Forum: General Interest 12-14-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,065
Posted By Oldlaxer1
Forgot dyneema lifelines and gates. Currently I...

Forgot dyneema lifelines and gates. Currently I don't have gates.
Forum: Introductions 12-14-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,038
Posted By Oldlaxer1
You've come to the right place. Welcome! The...

You've come to the right place. Welcome! The part that intrigues me is the "my wife just purchased me". And I saw in the winter projects thread she did it without you seeing it. Seems to me you...
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