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10-07-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By wingless

The raw water cooled OEM exhaust parts would last...

The raw water cooled OEM exhaust parts would last 3-5 years before I redesigned my exhaust from impossible to drain and impossible to flush, to now drain after each usage, flush w/ fresh water, then...
09-29-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By wingless

My boat now has a custom five-zone high-volume...

My boat now has a custom five-zone high-volume high-pressure oil change system that I designed and installed.

The engine drain plugs were replaced w/ banjo bolts. The transmission drain plugs were...
09-15-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By wingless

My fresh water cooled engines have raw water...

My fresh water cooled engines have raw water cooled exhausts.

On my boat, the exhaust manifolds are below the waterline, so the dripless seal ensured the inside of those parts are wet 24/7/365.
...
09-15-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By wingless

Thank you.

Thank you.
09-15-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By wingless

Topic Replies Not Showing

There were two attempts for me to reply to this topic. Those replies don't show in the topic. The link in the reply counter shows both replies, but they don't appear when clicked. When resolved, only...
09-15-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By wingless

The raw water connection on my exhaust manifolds...

The raw water connection on my exhaust manifolds is below the waterline.

When the boat was built it was impossible for me to drain my manifolds because the dripless seals would backflow water.
...
09-15-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By wingless

When I perform my annual service to disassemble...

When I perform my annual service to disassemble and clean my intake plenum, throttle body and flame arrestor, part of that includes removal, inspection and possible cleaning of the IAC.

The...
09-12-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,969
Posted By wingless

Math goof aside, still not using a 2:1 ratio.

Math goof aside, still not using a 2:1 ratio.
09-12-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,969
Posted By wingless

Okay, let's scientifically assume that the...

Okay, let's scientifically assume that the reported 2:1 ratio is wrong. According to their selection guide (https://fortressanchors.com/selection-guide/) that FX-16 has 5,000 pound of holding power,...
09-12-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,969
Posted By wingless

According to the Fortress Anchor Guide...

According to the Fortress Anchor Guide (https://fortressanchors.com/resources/safe-anchoring-guide/) a 2:1 scope has only 10% of the rated holding power.
09-12-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 558
Posted By wingless

The Davis FSR...

The Davis FSR (https://www.davisinstruments.com/product/fsr/) cleaner is safe and effective for removal of those stains.

On my boat I use the garden hose mixer from Salt Away w/ the Turtle Wax Zip...
09-10-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,969
Posted By wingless

My Fortress anchor has been a solid performer for...

My Fortress anchor has been a solid performer for several decades.

This sets incredibly well, burying itself plus many feet of rode deep into the seabed. By contrast, the plow anchor installed by...
09-09-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,860
Posted By wingless

My night operation has not encountered an...

My night operation has not encountered an instance where underwater lights on other boats have caused me any issue.

The only problematic lighting instances I've encountered are boats operating w/...
09-06-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By wingless

My boat now has five of the 220 cfm Shurflo...

My boat now has five of the 220 cfm Shurflo blowers.

Two were installed by the factory, sucking low, below each engine, wired to the dash blower switch, to exhaust the fuel fumes, if they ever...
09-06-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,860
Posted By wingless

My underwater lights have been treated w/...

My underwater lights have been treated w/ Propspeed Lightspeed (https://propspeed.com/marine-products/lightspeed/product-information) (which is a great product, incidentally), the lights have zero...
09-04-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By wingless

The blowers should both suck air out of the...

The blowers should both suck air out of the engine compartment, drawing from the lowest point in the engine compartment, because gasoline fumes (if they exist) are heavier than air.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-02-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,942
Posted By wingless

One of my zipper walking feet has one side...

One of my zipper walking feet has one side narrow, exposing part of the hole, as shown in this image. Retaining the ramp on the front of the walking foot helps to ensure the fabric doesn't get stuck,...
09-02-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. According to the...

Welcome to the forum.

According to the manual (https://bbg1.my.salesforce.com/sfc/p/#E0000000Z21E/a/E00000000UDz/YAacEVIEhFtMGhLWHJ.aVkQk3edMMDyPXFVy5J3gOvo) page 3.7, that is the fresh water pump.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-02-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,942
Posted By wingless

Thanks. This was my first ever attempt at sewing....

Thanks. This was my first ever attempt at sewing. Being a dinosaur, I approached the learning process with reading and mental planning.

For those inclined to pursue sewing projects, here are some...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-02-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,942
Posted By wingless

Mine has the Consew CSM550 servo motor. Great for...

Mine has the Consew CSM550 servo motor. Great for going fast or one stitch at a time. Plenty of power, will punch through ½" of layers w/o issue.

Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-02-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,942
Posted By wingless

My Juki DNU-1541-S has been a solid performer,...

My Juki DNU-1541-S has been a solid performer, as-shown in my custom enclosure topic (http://forum.sailrite.com/wingless-custom-enclosure_topic2801.html).

The support from Sailrite cannot be...
08-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 755
Posted By wingless

When I use my 6L ultrasonic cleaner...

When I use my 6L ultrasonic cleaner (https://www.bikeforums.net/20341232-post6.html) I use water w/ dish soap in the tank, when cleaning parts w/ that solvent.

When I need to use other solvents...
08-17-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. When I was updating my...

Welcome to the forum.

When I was updating my 1994 Edey & Duff Columbia dingy...
08-14-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By wingless

My Magma round party grill works great. This...

My Magma round party grill works great. This topic (http://forum.sailrite.com/gas-grill-cover_topic2795.html) show the custom covers I designed and created for those parts.

This video shows the...
08-14-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By wingless

Still works great.

Still works great.
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