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Forum: Cooling System 03-06-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By sdemore
I had to move my boat to the travelift, to pull...

I had to move my boat to the travelift, to pull the mast a month or so ago. Learned that even drained and winterized, water stays in the pump and freezes, and when you crank the engine, the impeller...
Forum: Cooling System 02-14-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By sdemore
The old one doesn't unscrew, maybe made that way,...

The old one doesn't unscrew, maybe made that way, maybe corrosion. The new one does unscrew and I found that by accident.

The one on the Moyer page says overall length 2", length of zinc 1.3". ...
Forum: Cooling System 02-12-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By sdemore
Thanks for the advice guys! I'll pop it open and...

Thanks for the advice guys! I'll pop it open and see what I can see! It's been cold (frozen water cold), so I haven't been working on the boat as much as I need, so I'll open the heat exchanger at...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 02-11-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By sdemore
This is what Josh posted on Facebook about it: ...

This is what Josh posted on Facebook about it:

1977 Universal Atomic 4 in excellent condition w panel & key!
$1,250
Stevensville, MD
This engine was recently taken out of a 27' sailboat. I...
Forum: Cooling System 02-10-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By sdemore
Heat Exchanger Zinc

I bought a used heat exchanger last year from a working boat (same model sold on the Moyer site). I pulled the zinc out to replace it today and it is about half the length and thickness of new. I...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-05-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By sdemore
Whatever you do, don't try to crank it over! I...

Whatever you do, don't try to crank it over! I had to move my boat yesterday to demast it. I fired up the engine and apparently had a few drops of water (now frozen) left in the water pump, even...
Forum: Fuel System 01-06-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By sdemore
I may have an alternate method, if I can find...

I may have an alternate method, if I can find something that will work to dissolve the varnish. I can slide it over into the lazarette enough to get the level sensor back out. I can drop that side...
Forum: Fuel System 01-06-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By sdemore
I replaced the float sensor last year and had to...

I replaced the float sensor last year and had to slide the tank as far as I could into the starboard lazarette. With the curve of the hull and only having an inch or two of room under the cockpit...
Forum: Fuel System 01-05-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By sdemore
Al, It is a C&C 30. The tank is mounted to the...

Al,
It is a C&C 30. The tank is mounted to the bottom of the cockpit floor and I suspect it was placed before the deck was put on the hull. I had to slide it to the side (into a locker) to change...
Forum: Fuel System 01-05-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By sdemore
Tank Cleaning

Need some advice on cleaning my fuel tank.

When I picked up this boat, it had been sitting on a mooring ball for 3 + years and the fuel tank had evaporated dry (along with the rest of the fuel...
Forum: General Interest 01-02-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By sdemore
Free A4 on Facebook

Saw a post on Facebook tonight, that some guy in Florida is repowering with diesel and giving away his A4. He thinks it may be seized, but isn't sure. If anybody is interested, I can copy and paste...
Forum: General Interest 12-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By sdemore
Facebook is like the lottery. On Facebook, don't...

Facebook is like the lottery. On Facebook, don't post anything you want to keep private. On the lottery, don't spend any money you can't afford to lose.
Forum: Cooling System 12-20-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,456
Posted By sdemore
I have the older style Indigo (Johnson) pump with...

I have the older style Indigo (Johnson) pump with no ballast resistor. Haven't had any trouble yet, but it's only been in this year.
Forum: General Interest 12-20-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By sdemore
I went in and looked at the Facebook group that...

I went in and looked at the Facebook group that you guys were talking about. One of the common things I saw was complaining about the prices shopping here. I don't like marine prices either, but...
Forum: Polls 12-14-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By sdemore
On my list, but behind a bunch of other things. ...

On my list, but behind a bunch of other things. If only boating were cheap, I would have everything automated and instrumented!
Forum: Ericson 12-09-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 17,656
Posted By sdemore
Two cents (and probably not worth it) on those...

Two cents (and probably not worth it) on those allen head bolts. I used to use those unknown stainless alloys on motorcycle repairs. After shining them up, a dab of clear nail polish will help to...
Forum: General Interest 11-28-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By sdemore
If you are building it, watch the material you...

If you are building it, watch the material you build it from. Most epoxy isn't potable water compatible and will leach toxins into the drinking water. West Systems told me that if the epoxy...
Forum: General Interest 11-21-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By sdemore
Is that Ryan and Jessica's Honu? I've been...

Is that Ryan and Jessica's Honu? I've been following them on Youtube for the past couple of years.
Forum: General Maintenance 11-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 26,727
Posted By sdemore
Shawn, I'm interested in what your friend finds....

Shawn, I'm interested in what your friend finds. My boat came with an ST60 wind sensor on top of the mast, but no display unit for it. I would love to get wind information, but I can't see...
Forum: Fuel System 11-09-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By sdemore
I can't speak for all of them, but mine has a...

I can't speak for all of them, but mine has a drain plug on the bottom, right in the front.

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Forum: General Interest 10-31-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,373
Posted By sdemore
The "mounts" on mine are two large pieces of...

The "mounts" on mine are two large pieces of angle aluminum. They go across the top of the angled boards and down the outside. They are bolted through the boards from the sides. Each of them is...
Forum: Fuel System 10-29-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By sdemore
Thanks guys! That was the reason for the...

Thanks guys! That was the reason for the question. This is the cable that was in the boat (for a long time, from the looks of it), but something doesn't seem kosher. It slides easily on its own,...
Forum: Fuel System 10-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By sdemore
Choke isn't hard to pull when the clamp is loose,...

Choke isn't hard to pull when the clamp is loose, but the clamp doesn't hold it unless it is fairly tight. Maybe the assembly is wrong. I would have expected it to be like most other sheathed...
Forum: Fuel System 10-28-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By sdemore
Choke Cable

On the carburetor end of my choke cable, the little metal ferrule is missing. When I tighten the the hold down clamp enough to hold it, it pinches the sheath against the cable and keeps it from...
Forum: General Interest 10-22-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By sdemore
I've been told that once I have everything...

I've been told that once I have everything together, I should have the CG Auxiliary do an inspection. When finished, they give a sticker that goes on your mast to show you did it, and that is...
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