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by Cruising
Wed May 29, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Coolant loss from heat exchanger
Replies: 5
Views: 253

Re: Coolant loss from heat exchanger

Agreed. If you see no evidence of a leak the first item to check is the heat exchanger. Chances are coolant is being pumped into the raw water side of the system. This can be checked quite easily by removing the hose where the raw water is injected into your exhaust riser. Utilizing a 5 gallon bucke...
by Cruising
Tue May 14, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Mechanical system to raise forward-hinged mast
Replies: 1
Views: 849

Re: Mechanical system to raise forward-hinged mast

Ken-
I’m not sure how far the mast needs to be dropped but have you considered the use of a Bansbach gas spring cylinder? Installation might require slight modifications but I feel this might be an interesting approach. Good luck!
by Cruising
Thu May 02, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help

Thank you! We’ll be spending 6 weeks aboard this. Summer and desperately needed a better refrigerator/ freezer set up.
by Cruising
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help

Completed Project!
by Cruising
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help
Replies: 13
Views: 3277

Re: Refrigerator Removal tips/ help

Getting close to finishing the project. Installing Isotherm freezer 55 in cabinet under the bar and replacing refrigerator with Isotherm 160. Attached are some prelim photos. I’ll post finished pics next month. The freezer took a little doing. It’s impossible to remove the bar/cabinet as it’s not on...
by Cruising
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Crusing RPMs on a Cummins 210
Replies: 2
Views: 2098

Re: Crusing RPMs on a Cummins 210

Max torque on a decidedly is typically 75% of max rated rpms. So based upon this calculation 1800 RPM would yield max torque. But since our boats are a semi displacement hole and we typically run in displacement mode the max torque is not required as we don’t lift the boat to plane. We have a 42E w/...
by Cruising
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Can't loosen bolt on exhaust elbow
Replies: 5
Views: 1507

Re: Can't loosen bolt on exhaust elbow

Use Kroil. Spray a couple of times a day for three days. Don’t touch the bolts!
The third application should do it.
by Cruising
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Cleaning Teak decks
Replies: 10
Views: 3932

Re: Cleaning Teak decks

Follow up. I read the brochure. Very high pH, Oxalic acid. Very strong stuff. Direction indicate to rinse off and the grey is washed off- along with the wood pulp.
If it sounds too good to be true, it is.
by Cruising
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Cleaning Teak decks
Replies: 10
Views: 3932

Re: Cleaning Teak decks

I had our decks recaulked last winter by a top teak company in Ft. Lauderdale. He normally does very big boats, not small toys like a GB42eu. He was emphatic. “DON’T USE TEAK CLEANERS”! and “DO NOT OIL” a natural oily wood like teak. End of story. Learn to love the grey of a healthy teak deck. Let t...
by Cruising
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Specifications
Topic: Cleaning Teak decks
Replies: 10
Views: 3932

Re: Cleaning Teak decks

I had our decks recaulked last winter by a top teak company in Ft. Lauderdale. He normally does very big boats, not small toys like a GB42eu. He was emphatic. DONT USE TEAK CLEANERS”! Do not oil. End of story. Learn to love the grey. Let them stay grey and wash with salt water, (accords the grain wi...
by Cruising
Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Dinghy Chocks
Replies: 3
Views: 1655

Re: Dinghy Chocks

Hello,
I am very interested in these. My I send you my ups no.?
by Cruising
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Auto pilot replacements
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

Re: Auto pilot replacements

We have the Simrad/ Roberson w/AP24 heads.circa 2003. I really love these controls.
by Cruising
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Crusing RPMs on a Cummins 210
Replies: 2
Views: 2098

Re: Crusing RPMs on a Cummins 210

We cruise at 1600-1700 rpm in our 42E. We have twin Cummins 210’s
by Cruising
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Repair Questions
Topic: Original engine room lights for 2003 42 Europa
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Original engine room lights for 2003 42 Europa

Thank you Noel. I purchase high quality LED’s for all fixtures. Really improved things and wanted to expand things.
Adding strip lighting was not my first choice. I guess this is what I’ll have to do.