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Forum: General Interest 10-09-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By sastanley
Bruce, Hi...IF I had a folding prop on my boat,...

Bruce, Hi...IF I had a folding prop on my boat, it would be about 12 x 6..Those numbers mean 12" diameter, 6" pitch, Mark 3 Martec Eliptec.

It sounds like at one time you were in the 2,300 RPM...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-06-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By sastanley
David, How often do you use the boat? In the...

David, How often do you use the boat? In the mid-Chesapeake growth on the prop is a HUGE problem. The boat sitting for extended periods (a few weeks!) can let junk grow on the prop.
I highly...
Forum: General Interest 10-04-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Bill...Affirmative! Dave, What I am worried...

Bill...Affirmative!

Dave, What I am worried about is the block rusting thru on my old motor..it was not very well maintained and I am starting to have trouble keeping the side plate sealed from...
Forum: General Interest 10-03-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By sastanley
Thanks, Russ!! I will! We had an excellent...

Thanks, Russ!! I will! We had an excellent sailing day yesterday here in Solomons...almost Indian summer like. October is the best sailing time here in my opinion. :cool:
Here are a couple more!
Forum: General Interest 10-03-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By sastanley
Acquired a new-to-me A4

I have been working on buying a replacement A4 for a while. The objective being when mine finally blows a rod or something, I am ready to go.. When I re-painted the hull in 2019, this motor was being...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,463
Posted By sastanley
capn Ken, I had trouble with the one closest to...

capn Ken, I had trouble with the one closest to the exhaust side, and needed to overdrill and insert the oversized stud.
Here is what I did...I removed the manifold, and left the two good studs in...
Forum: General Interest 09-29-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By sastanley
Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:

Steve, We are still here! Welcome back!:cool:
Forum: Ignition System 09-19-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,433
Posted By sastanley
no..we are geeks too...It's entirely OK to keep...

no..we are geeks too...It's entirely OK to keep this thread going...Glad you had a fabulous cruise!
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-14-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By sastanley
Depending on how your electrical system is set...

Depending on how your electrical system is set up, the alternator probably only charges the battery which corresponds to the 1-2-ALL switch.. If you have to switch over to the house to start the...
Forum: General Interest 09-14-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By sastanley
I was about to go dig out your Christmas letter...

I was about to go dig out your Christmas letter if you didn't show up and give an update! I couldn't remember the status of the boat. :)
Forum: Cooling System 09-13-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By sastanley
2dogs... Just FYI..When I re-did my stuffing...

2dogs...
Just FYI..When I re-did my stuffing box (also replaced the cutlass bearing, and the shaft) I was only able to get 2 rings of the graphite packing into my new stuffing box, and I have it set...
Forum: General Interest 09-12-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By sastanley
Bill...let's hope...we exchange Christmas cards...

Bill...let's hope...we exchange Christmas cards but haven't heard from him or his wife since then!! ;)
Forum: Cooling System 09-08-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By sastanley
2 dogs...looks like a grease cup on that bracket...

2 dogs...looks like a grease cup on that bracket forward of the packing.
For testing, you need to be willing to experiment, but don't too many things at once.

One test may be to set the packing...
Forum: Cooling System 09-07-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By sastanley
Does anyone know if the Moyer flange pump would...

Does anyone know if the Moyer flange pump would fit on an early model? 2dogs, it definitely pumps more water..Also an Oberdorfer 202m7 should pump more water too..You could also run the bilge blower...
Forum: Ericson 09-07-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By sastanley
These are facts.! :) :D

These are facts.! :) :D
Forum: Ericson 09-06-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By sastanley
This thread is my life. I have re-wired 100%, but...

This thread is my life. I have re-wired 100%, but I need to to do what Joe did with the re-wire behind the panel with all the nice, fresh, clean terminals, and I need to build the exact same tunnel...
Forum: General Interest 09-06-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By sastanley
LIT, I bought an MMI pump from another forum...

LIT, I bought an MMI pump from another forum member several years ago, and it performs much better than the 202m3 Oberdorfer pump it replaced. I was working on upgrading my 202m3 to a 202m7, but then...
Forum: Electrical 08-28-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By sastanley
I think you'll find the arm in the correct spot...

I think you'll find the arm in the correct spot may help with the belt issues. Don't forget to follow up!!:D
Forum: Electrical 08-27-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,421
Posted By sastanley
I sent Ajax an email...hopefully he will provide...

I sent Ajax an email...hopefully he will provide some helpful input! Your selfie stick video was pretty cool, regardless! :cool:
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,421
Posted By sastanley
We need to get Ajax back in here to talk about...

We need to get Ajax back in here to talk about his drone pics. He takes 'em all the time.
Forum: Electrical 08-21-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,421
Posted By sastanley
2 Dogs..great update.. all the detailed...

2 Dogs..great update.. all the detailed information you are getting is awesome. You need a friend to take a few pics of your boat out cruising!!:)

Back to the technical parts, as regulators go, I...
Forum: General Interest 08-17-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up That totally changes the game:cool:, as does...

That totally changes the game:cool:, as does Neil's comment about theft. :mad:
Forum: General Interest 08-16-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By sastanley
Question I know everyone does their own thing, but I...

I know everyone does their own thing, but I cannot for the life of me see a reason to keep a 30 amp shore power plug connected to the boat 365/24/7.

I have a 5w solar panel that keeps my start...
Forum: Electrical 08-16-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By sastanley
What year is your C-30? Sounds like someone may...

What year is your C-30? Sounds like someone may have already re-wired it? My '77, which I know was still wired stock from CA, had the blower wires to the instrument panel. I am thinking about...
Forum: Electrical 08-11-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,421
Posted By sastanley
Thumbs up Yes...I can see it. This is so awesome. Get a...

Yes...I can see it. This is so awesome. Get a video of it running some day!!! :cool:

Does anyone on the forum have a 12V 35A motorola we can send to 2Dogs ?? Would this solve his problem ?
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