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Forum: General Interest Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By ndutton
Edward, I am so enjoying traveling with you...

Edward, I am so enjoying traveling with you vicariously with the strains of Jimmy Buffet's One Particular Harbor playing in my brain. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: General Interest Yesterday, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By ndutton
It might need a little TLC but check this out: ...

It might need a little TLC but check this out:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Boaters-Resale-Shop-of-TX-1901-0752-04-DUAL-LEVER-ENGINE-CONTROL-ASSEMBLY/273756027547?hash=item3fbd217a9b:g:~JkAAOSwOHpcRi9m
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-20-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By ndutton
Are you using any fuel additives?

Are you using any fuel additives?
Forum: Electrical 03-13-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By ndutton
Is the after market starter ignition proof??? ...

Is the after market starter ignition proof??? That's seriously important.
Forum: General Interest 03-12-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By ndutton
Many questions: Did you remove the...

Many questions:

Did you remove the distributor at any time during this work?
Did you set the points gap at the peak of the distributor cam?
Do the points open and close as the engine rotates?...
Forum: Reversing Gear 03-11-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By ndutton
Here ya go . . . ...

Here ya go . . .
https://www.catalinadirect.com/index.cfm/feature/291_342/atomic-4-transmission-control-clevis.cfm
Forum: Electrical 03-02-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By ndutton
I would love to read John Harries' article but I...

I would love to read John Harries' article but I am unwilling to pay for a membership to do so.
Forum: Electrical 03-01-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By ndutton
Say WHAT???

Say WHAT???
Forum: Electrical 02-28-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By ndutton
A few thoughts: It looks to me like an...

A few thoughts:


It looks to me like an updated big alternator, big battery bank system. Nothing earth shaking there.
The big power they're getting has much to do with the higher voltage...
Forum: Ignition System 02-25-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 115,985
Posted By ndutton
Did the engine ever run following the electronic...

Did the engine ever run following the electronic ignition installation?
Please measure the voltage between the small + post on the coil to the engine block with the ignition turned on and report...
Forum: General Interest 02-10-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,932
Posted By ndutton
Have you established a not-to-exceed budget for...

Have you established a not-to-exceed budget for this project yet?
Forum: Fuel System 02-10-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By ndutton
Sounds to me like you found another problem which...

Sounds to me like you found another problem which has nothing to do with the original problem of a stuck mixture screw.
Forum: General Maintenance 02-03-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By ndutton
Pressure test of the water jacket eliminates the...

Pressure test of the water jacket eliminates the guessing or wonder.
Forum: General Interest 02-02-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By ndutton
A significant meteor crashed into Cuba yesterday...

A significant meteor crashed into Cuba yesterday on a North to South trajectory. Reports said it was visible from the Keys in the western sky, big smoke trail.
Forum: General Interest 02-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By ndutton
Did you see the meteor today?

Did you see the meteor today?
Forum: General Interest 01-31-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By ndutton
Maybe everybody knows about it but I recommend...

Maybe everybody knows about it but I recommend the No Name Pub on Big Pine Key (a few miles down the road, maybe you're headed there?), cool place. Look for my dollar bill on the far left side way...
Forum: Exhaust System 01-30-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By ndutton
Part of the smoke problem may be the orientation...

Part of the smoke problem may be the orientation of the backfire flame arrester. However, if there is budget for a Moyer rebuilt, you can't go wrong.
Forum: Exhaust System 01-29-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By ndutton
The Catalina 30 (over 7000 boats built) exhaust...

The Catalina 30 (over 7000 boats built) exhaust system is close to being a compromise of the drawing with the high point about mid way between Joe's red and green lines. During my recent exhaust...
Forum: Exhaust System 01-25-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By ndutton
Yeah, it's stinking up the joint right now but we...

Yeah, it's stinking up the joint right now but we will see if it cooks off after a decent run. On the other hand, as long as things were opened up I also did some repainting in the area including a...
Forum: Exhaust System 01-25-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By ndutton
Finished

The new stainless hot pipe is installed and working. The project was not without drama however. Removal of the old pipe uncovered coolant inside the dry exhaust path of the manifold so that...
Forum: Exhaust System 01-25-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By ndutton
If you put the high point in the exhaust hose as...

If you put the high point in the exhaust hose as soon after the waterlift as possible you will minimize the backwash into the waterlift when turning the engine off.

I'd be interested in learning...
Forum: Reversing Gear 01-23-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By ndutton
I knew a guy 45 years ago who had a downwind slip...

I knew a guy 45 years ago who had a downwind slip in Newport Harbor and no engine, a real handful coming and going. On his way in he would drop a stern hook and use it as a brake, left it there when...
Forum: Reversing Gear 01-22-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By ndutton
A technique I learned with my previous full keel...

A technique I learned with my previous full keel boat was to give her a burst of power in reverse to get her moving, then take her out of gear and let her coast. Steering is much more responsive...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-20-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By ndutton
It depends on the rating of the fuel hose. When...

It depends on the rating of the fuel hose. When I relocated my oil pressure senders/switches off the engine to a bulkhead I used hydraulic hose, 300 psi rated available at NAPA. Be sure to use a...
Forum: Troubleshooting 01-19-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By ndutton
Some of the things that can result in low oil...

Some of the things that can result in low oil pressure:

Worn rod, cam and main bearings.
Oil pressure regulating valve, poor seat condition.
Worn or failed oil pump.
Clogged pickup screen...
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