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  1. Shore power/electrical question

    I have a 37C. Stayed on the hook all weekend using the generator. All was well. Came back to dock, hooked back up to pedestal, turned on the salon a/c and it would not turn on and was making a weird sound. A couple of outlet breakers tripped in house also. I immediately shut off the 2 breakers on...

    Started by chrispuryear‎, 05-20-2019 03:38 PM
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  2. generator removal

    I am in the process of purchasing a 1982 61 cockpit motor yacht and need to replace Both the generators. Has anyone had experience with removing the generators on one of these boats.

    Started by rourkeh‎, Yesterday 09:56 AM
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  3. Replacing portlight - tip

    Hi,I'm in the prospect of replacing eight portlights on my 54MY 1989. None are lesning, but the PO obviously couldn't manouver very good as he broke most of the plastic trims.. I bought the original Fuller Busch here on Sam's and am ready to have a go. I've got a Fein and Pretty much all the tools,...

    Started by kflod‎, Today 02:47 AM
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  4. Help for Detroit 8V71Tis Low oil pressure at idle

    At idle one of my Detroits is only showing 3 to 5 lbs oil pressure. Once I increase the rpm's it increases to 45 lbs. Need help finding a 2 cycle Detroit guy in the Boca Raton-Delray Beach area. Most guys will travel. Would appreciate some advice or referrals for a Detroit mechanic on the East...

    Started by tomrealest‎, Yesterday 08:41 PM
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  5. Enough is enough--need Detroit mechanic

    I am in desperate need of a reliable Detroit mechanic to complete a 12v71 TA cylinder job in a 55' Hatteras. PLENTY of head and working room. I have been as patient as I can be for the last year trying to get my vessel repaired. The first mechanic fell ill and was unable to complete, understood....

    Started by ageless‎, 05-20-2019 02:19 PM
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  6. siezed turbo

    Last time I ran the boat we cruised at 1075 rpm for a few hours, all was well. Coming back in I went to run her up the last few miles as I usually do and the starboard engine didn't want to spool up and blew a bunch of black smoke. Hmmm, must be a turbo. So today I removed the air cleaners to get...

    Started by luckydave215‎, 05-19-2019 10:45 PM
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  7. Fresh water flush

    Ok I am totally confused. If you put a hose fitting on the zinc hole on the water pump, close the sea cock turn on a garden hose and run the engine at idle, will this be sufficient to flush the engine or will this not be enough water flow or will the hose pressure bend the impeller blades? I am not...

    Started by Scarlett‎, Yesterday 12:20 PM
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  8. Marinas in Stuart

    We are thinking about heading to Stuart for a couple days. Any suggestions on marinas?

    Started by Photolomy‎, 05-20-2019 09:50 AM
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  9. How Does One Remove Datamarine 330 Remote from Panel?

    Our boat has 2 Datamarine 3030 Remote displays (one on the flybridge and one in the master stateroom). The digital display inside the instrument in the master still works, but it has come loose within the unit and is sitting there at an angle. (See photo) I would like to remove the unit and...

    Started by Nick in Manitou‎, Yesterday 09:32 PM
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  10. Morning funny

    Here you go

    Started by SEVEN‎, 08-25-2017 06:04 AM
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  11. Partial blockage in fuel line

    We have 12V72's and each engine has a pair of Racors. Changed to T heads with Parker gauges and pair on the port engine show almost full vacuum when running at any speed. Changed gauges, filters and worked valves all without anything happening. Help!!!

    Started by bigreelsc‎, 04-19-2019 02:10 PM
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  12. Replacing hot water heater 1988 38c

    Just summarized my fresh water system and the bottom of my hot water heater seems to have rotted out. Best replacement and how do you get the thing out and in, doesn’t look like much room

    Started by captcrunch‎, 05-14-2019 01:41 PM
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  13. Diesel/Hatteras Smell & Seagull Guano

    Here's a great combination. I wanted to update the thread started by Seven and add a little something. I sprayed OdorGone, recommended by Seven, throughout my boat. I returned to ASLAN yesterday after four days of being shut up tight. I was pleasantly surprised to have found no stuffiness or...

    Started by racclarkson@gmail.com‎, 04-14-2017 06:42 PM
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  14. Bilge Pump check valve issue

    My a/c condensate sump and shower sump did not have check valves in the bilge pump discharges when I purchased my boat. Last year I installed one in my a/c sump because I was tired of water flowing back through the pump and standing pretty deep in the sump. After installing it sometimes the pump...

    Started by Briankinley2004‎, 05-19-2019 07:20 PM
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  15. Onan Genset Oil Pressure?

    I have an Onan MDJF 15Kw genset and was wanting to see if anyone knew what the normal operating oil pressure should be? At 1800 rpms with no load it is showing just under 40 psi on the gauge. According to my manual it says it should be greater than 25 psi but doesn't say what the top range should...

    Started by Play'N Hooky Too‎, 05-19-2019 11:37 PM
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  16. Hydraulic lines

    Each one of you should look up on YouTube under “cleaning hydraulic lines”. I was ready to change out my hydraulic lines for my stabilizers when I found this. I called the manufacturer and they told me that it is imperative whenever changing out hydraulic lines that they be cleaned this way. This...

    Started by SEVEN‎, 05-20-2019 08:47 PM
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  17. What's Your Guess?

    Assume the following 12V components are powered by the same two, new, Grp 26 batteries, and either there is a bad cell(s) somewhere or the charger stopping charging. My money is on the charger. It lights up and the needle indicates charging.... Have to wait to check. As the voltage steadily...

    Started by racclarkson@gmail.com‎, 05-18-2019 04:45 PM
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  18. Loosing hot water pressure in 3-5 seconds

    Weird issue: Water hooked up to the dock. Cold water water pressure is great in all faucets. for all faucets, hot water pressure drops from 100% to 50% (eye ball estimate) 3-5 seconds after turning the faucet on. I took the filters at the end of the faucets, and the filters are clean. I...

    Started by akintosyali‎, 05-18-2019 11:42 AM
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  19. Bathroom Update

    Time to give the boat updated bathrooms. I am wondering if there is a more modern design available for this tap set? It will not be available in Australia. Are there any tricks to removing the old? It has the plunger pole behind the spout for operating the plug. Any supplier/product...

    Started by scottinsydney‎, 05-18-2019 11:08 PM
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  20. Cockpit Mezzanine & Tuna Tube Winter Project

    Ok, so trying to get my final plans together for two pretty major wintertime projects on SOUTHPAWS. I'll be doing both these projects in tandem so only one single huge mess will be made on the boat. Hope to finish both projects off before april-ish. Be forewarned, these projects may upset the...

    Started by rustybucket‎, 01-07-2019 11:57 AM
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