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by newendeavor
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: engines seem locked up
Replies: 17
Views: 2256

Re: engines seem locked up

I have a 91, 41ft with 502's. I have rebuilt both and chose to slide them up the companionway on 4x8 plank, after stripping down to Short Blocks. I was afraid to screw with the window openings. Once on the Aft Deck it was easy to pick them up with a Boom.
by newendeavor
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Refrigerator Replacement
Replies: 27
Views: 7013

Re: Refrigerator Replacement

Remember standard Frig like the GE's on newer Marinette's have a defrost circuit that is a Heater with a timer that drains batteries fast. Consider disabling that feature.
by newendeavor
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Fresh Water Tanks
Replies: 3
Views: 1443

Re: Fresh Water Tanks

Do any of you guys have your Water Tanks electrically Bonded together and are they Bonded to the Engine ?
I notice my Fuel Tanks are Bonded together and the Sending Unit is "above Ground". The Sending Unit on the Water Tank is also "above Ground"
by newendeavor
Wed May 10, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: 37 sedan flybridge removal
Replies: 6
Views: 1526

Re: 37 sedan flybridge removal

I had 1991 41ft transported from DC to Louisville and my Bridge unbolted and was laid on the Bow with heavy pads. All the factory work was well marked and easy to reattach. But all after market stuff, radar, stereo, plotter, Marine radio had the wiring cut and spliced with wire nuts. You can't do th...
by newendeavor
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Number of Boats' built ?
Replies: 8
Views: 1943

Number of Boats' built ?

Does anyone know how many were build and the number of different Models ?
by newendeavor
Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: net wt.
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: net wt.

My Boat was shipped down from DC and Bridge was laid on fore Deck. But a lot of the wiring that did not unplug was cut, which means both VHF antennas, both FM radios Speaker wiring etc, my Depth Finder, Gas Alarms
Antenna cables are not meant to be spliced.
It was a real mess.
by newendeavor
Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust in the cabin
Replies: 9
Views: 1442

Re: Exhaust in the cabin

I had a 32 Sedan for 12 years and never noticed the problem, but always had fwd port holes or hatch open. Only a Following Sea/Tail wind was a problem.
by newendeavor
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Cabin and Interior
Topic: Fresh Water Tanks
Replies: 3
Views: 1443

Fresh Water Tanks

My tanks have started leaking maybe due to City Water chemicals and the PO use of small amounts of Clorox. I've checked for Bonding corrosion. Do any of the archives have the original shop Drawings ? What's the current opinion on Aluminum vs Poly plastics ? These tanks are 75 gal and 40x21x21".
by newendeavor
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Where can I get a proper thermostat ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2268

Re: Where can I get a proper thermostat ?

Correct me if I'm wrong, i thought it was a standard automotive style but had a 1/8" bypass hole drilled in it.
by newendeavor
Mon May 23, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Shakespeare VHF/AM/FM Band separator
Replies: 5
Views: 1325

Re: Shakespeare VHF/AM/FM Band separator

Ben, it has too much signal loss. I would use separate antennas for best xmit and reception.

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