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Forum: General Interest Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Take the lighthouse tour. Interesting and worth...

Take the lighthouse tour.
Interesting and worth it.
Forum: General Interest 03-22-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
A story related to those bull sharks... A...

A story related to those bull sharks...

A couple years back we did the same crossing.
Marathon to Bimini

Once we were tied up at Brown's Marina, I jumped off the stern into that inviting...
Forum: Fuel System 03-14-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By roadnsky
The carb we can talk you thru easily. Couple of...

The carb we can talk you thru easily. Couple of bolts and hoses.
I'll try and dig up some pics and post.

What kind of pump?
Electric or Mechanical?

What is your end game? Replace or...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-12-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By roadnsky
As Rick said, the Lock Nut has to be loosened...

As Rick said, the Lock Nut has to be loosened first.
Are you using 2 wrenches?

Since you're a Catalina guy, maybe look at these...
Forum: Electrical 03-01-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By roadnsky
So, pretty much how I figured the group would see...

So, pretty much how I figured the group would see this.
As I'm sure I said earlier, this is waaaay not for us. ;)
I should point out that the main reason I posted it was that I thought some of the...
Forum: Electrical 02-28-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By roadnsky
Yeah the cost alone may be their biggest...

Yeah the cost alone may be their biggest challenge getting this off the ground.
I will say, in a discussion I had about this a few weeks ago with a full time cruiser,
he said if it actually worked...
Forum: Electrical 02-27-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 529
Posted By roadnsky
VOODOO MAGIC?

Recent discussions have centered around Solar, Wind, Generator, Battery vs onboard power "needs" and I thought I'd add this to the crew discussion.
(Granted, it'd be much better sitting around in...
Forum: General Interest 02-20-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
You guys hafta go have a basket of fries and...

You guys hafta go have a basket of fries and watch the sunset at Burdines while you're there.
Forum: General Interest 01-31-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Ed- From very recent experience... try to get...

Ed-
From very recent experience...
try to get as far away from the mangroves as possible.
No-see-ums and skeeters will make sleeping ugly.
Forum: General Interest 01-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Hey Ed- We finally crossed from Miami to West...

Hey Ed-
We finally crossed from Miami to West End on Sunday. Wasn't too bad.
Beam Reach most of the way. Hit 10 knots when we got into the stream!

Did West End to Manjack Cay all in one long...
Forum: Polls 12-16-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By roadnsky
Yeah, they were recorded while under way. (I...

Yeah, they were recorded while under way.
(I have to confess over a year ago)
I'm not currently at my boat. (Sitting in the FL Keys)
Forum: Polls 12-15-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By roadnsky
800 RPM - 19” 1500 - 13” 1700 - 11” 2000 -...

800 RPM - 19”
1500 - 13”
1700 - 11”
2000 - 7”
Forum: General Interest 12-06-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Hey Ed- Where did you guys end up? Did you lay...

Hey Ed-
Where did you guys end up? Did you lay up in Ft Pierce?

We never made it up to Ft Pierce.
We got stuck down here in Marathon and have decided to launch from here because of the constant...
Forum: General Interest 11-21-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
No, sorry. S/V HONU 44’ Brewer Cutter Bill...

No, sorry.
S/V HONU 44’ Brewer Cutter
Bill and Francine
Forum: General Interest 11-20-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Ed- You're on the same tack as my friend's boat...

Ed-
You're on the same tack as my friend's boat Honu who is joining us when we do our crossing.
They just anchored in Daytona as well.

We're leaving Sunday from St Pete to sail down thru...
Forum: General Interest 11-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By roadnsky
ToddMJ- Welcome to the forum. As John...

ToddMJ-
Welcome to the forum.

As John said, posting a new thread will get you some more replies and advice.
As Al said, ask questions.

I would suggest just browsing around the different...
Forum: Introductions 10-22-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By roadnsky
Sloopy- As the boys have mentioned, this is...

Sloopy-
As the boys have mentioned, this is easily fixed by a slight adjustment of the dizzy orientation that involves some timing.
As Neil said... we can talk you thru it. ;)

I did this when I...
Forum: General Interest 10-20-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By roadnsky
Where are you at in Oahu? Tell us a bit about...

Where are you at in Oahu?
Tell us a bit about your vessel.
Forum: General Interest 10-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,529
Posted By roadnsky
Hey Ed- I'm gonna be sailing over to the Abacos...

Hey Ed-
I'm gonna be sailing over to the Abacos in early December.
Maybe we can hook up?
Forum: Ignition System 10-10-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By roadnsky
What were we talking about?....:confused:

What were we talking about?....:confused:
Forum: General Interest 10-09-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 994
Posted By roadnsky
Cold start... Starts right up. 1-2 seconds ...

Cold start...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds (Full Choke)

Warm...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds. (No Choke)
Forum: Overhaul 09-27-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By roadnsky
You don't have to remove the water pump to get to...

You don't have to remove the water pump to get to the AD bolts.
Here's a pic of the cavity with the AD removed and you can see the water pump.
(See pics)



You also do NOT need to remove the...
Forum: Overhaul 09-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By roadnsky
That is correct.

That is correct.
Forum: General Interest 09-20-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By roadnsky
All of the plugs or just some? Black plugs are...

All of the plugs or just some?
Black plugs are not necessarily "fouled".

Can you tell us a bit more on what you did to "set" the carb?

Also...
This may be a fuel SUPPLY issue as John...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-20-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By roadnsky
Excellent point Tom! Have you changed...

Excellent point Tom!



Have you changed the valve since it's installation?
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