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Yesterday, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Corndog38

Yanmar made a 27(??) hp three cylinder diesel...

Yanmar made a 27(??) hp three cylinder diesel back in the 80's/90's (??) but they are long in the tooth even if you could find one.

I don't think there is anything diesel available in the states...
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,864
Posted By Corndog38

Check your final step. 56 1/4.

Check your final step. 56 1/4.
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,864
Posted By Corndog38

15/16th of a mile per minute. x60min/hr gets...

15/16th of a mile per minute. x60min/hr gets 56.25mph.

I was paging through some differential equation textbooks from the 1950's. That stuff was hard core compared to the same stuff I took in the...
Yesterday, 06:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,164
Posted By Corndog38

Looks about normal to me now. Impeller does get...

Looks about normal to me now. Impeller does get a bit of a squeeze by cover plate. Make sure to put that plastic cap thingy in the central hole as that is what keeps the key from walking out and...
04-02-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,918
Posted By Corndog38

My boat is in the water full time, but a week or...

My boat is in the water full time, but a week or so a year or two for maintenance. X-ducer is 14yrs old. Its location is fwd of engine room about 2' below water line. So there is some water...
04-02-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,918
Posted By Corndog38

I'm skeptical of these things leaking internally...

I'm skeptical of these things leaking internally due to lack of electrical bonding, or the wrong paint.

To me it looks like they poured the epoxy into the bronze fitting and are counting on...
04-01-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,164
Posted By Corndog38

Wear plate in front of impeller pocket possibly...

Wear plate in front of impeller pocket possibly come out of position? I think it has a pin to hold it in place along with the cam. If that got boogered up plate could be resting on the pin, that...
04-01-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Corndog38

Maybe one of the cables is broken from tiller...

Maybe one of the cables is broken from tiller handle to the side of the motor where the cam arrangement is located? It's a pair of cables, for reverse it pulls one direction, rotating the cam...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-31-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By Corndog38

It's the end of the f@#king world. just...

It's the end of the f@#king world.


just kidding...
03-31-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Corndog38

Most twin engine boats the leading edge of the...

Most twin engine boats the leading edge of the rudders are slightly closer than trailing edges. How much, varies from boat to boat. Called "toe-in".
03-31-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,714
Posted By Corndog38

Definitely recommend a haul. Some of this stuff...

Definitely recommend a haul. Some of this stuff can be done in the water, but not very well. Add the cost of a diver and you could pay for a haul and do it right. It is had to do good quality work...
03-31-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,237
Posted By Corndog38

Dive boat rolling props with divers in the...

Dive boat rolling props with divers in the water?? WTH??
03-31-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Corndog38

With both engines at full power, go into the Cat...

With both engines at full power, go into the Cat display and log %throttle, %load, GPH, charge air pressure (might be called manifold pressure) and RPM. With those data troubleshooting will be more...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-30-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,690
Posted By Corndog38

Pivot bolt might be seized. that might be what...

Pivot bolt might be seized. that might be what broke it in the first place.

I was on a boat on the Miami river getting a punch list done for like a week. The coastal freighters moving in and out...
03-30-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Corndog38

If the comp is vibrating a little and is warm, it...

If the comp is vibrating a little and is warm, it is probably running. Could evaporator be frozen up? Might leave it off for a day and see if evap thaws. Also check if condenser coils are warm...
Forum: The Carolinas
03-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By Corndog38

I'm thinking of running two businesses at the...

I'm thinking of running two businesses at the same time: Wind turbines and charter boats. That way I make money when it blows and make money when it is calm.
03-29-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By Corndog38

New fuel filters screwed on without being filled?...

New fuel filters screwed on without being filled?

Did problem recur?
03-29-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Corndog38

Start relay could be configured a couple of...

Start relay could be configured a couple of different ways. See a capacitor? Got a control schematic?

Comp being warm does mean it is getting at least some power, but might not be getting...
03-29-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Corndog38

Is compressor getting hot? That would mean it is...

Is compressor getting hot? That would mean it is getting power. See a capacitor wired up to compressor leads? If it has a capacitor they do go bad.

I have a cheap bar fridge that I ran on a...
Forum: The Carolinas
03-29-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By Corndog38

My take on March on NC coast: If it is warm, it...

My take on March on NC coast: If it is warm, it is blowing. In the fall we get lots of warm calm days. Not often in the spring.
03-29-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Corndog38

I did not bother even investigating the tubing...

I did not bother even investigating the tubing pressure rating. Being rated for 650 probably includes a safety margin for burst pressure and also a margin for cyclic loading. What I knew is that...
03-28-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 497
Posted By Corndog38

Did you try running it with the motor lower?

Did you try running it with the motor lower?
Forum: The Carolinas
03-28-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By Corndog38

Down here in Wilmington, we get most of our fuel...

Down here in Wilmington, we get most of our fuel from tanker ships from refineries in the Caribbean. The central part of the state gets fuel from the Colonial pipeline from La and Tx. So as crude...
03-28-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By Corndog38

You can put a current transformer around your L1...

You can put a current transformer around your L1 lead (if 120V) or two CT's, one on L1 and one on L2. Output of these is a fraction of current in the lead. On the CT output you can put a dropping...
03-28-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 43,123
Posted By Corndog38

Nice. Love me some two stroke diesels, but that...

Nice. Love me some two stroke diesels, but that 53 is the loudest thing on the planet. They lasted forever because no one could stand to run them up at power. Makes my ears ring just thinking about...
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