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  Topic: Holding Tank pumpout issues
dmurraymaine

Replies: 1
Views: 24340

PostForum: Head, Septic System and Bilge   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:59 pm   Subject: Holding Tank pumpout issues
I installed a macerator pump! Now I can easily empty the tank when offshore.
  Topic: Anchor Light
dmurraymaine

Replies: 3
Views: 91290

PostForum: Electrical   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:48 pm   Subject: Anchor Light
I put a new led fixture in last spring. Had to replace the fixture anyway since the lens fell off the old one. Easy for me. the mast comes out every fall. I think the bulb had a bayonet base, but I' ...
  Topic: Dinette Pedestal
dmurraymaine

Replies: 1
Views: 10079

PostForum: Miscellaneous   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 6:20 pm   Subject: Dinette Pedestal
The castings that support the bottom of the dinette pedestals are completely shot and the pedestals themselves are corroded. The set up was manufacured by "BMO Products Tidee division" but a google s ...
  Topic: cutlass Bearing
dmurraymaine

Replies: 4
Views: 34762

PostForum: Engine, Transmission and Fuel System   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 6:58 pm   Subject: cutlass Bearing
Thanks guys. Looks like its doable!
  Topic: cutlass Bearing
dmurraymaine

Replies: 4
Views: 34762

PostForum: Engine, Transmission and Fuel System   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:12 pm   Subject: cutlass Bearing
Has anyone replaced the cutlass bearing? I'm wondering if the shaft can be removed from a P31-2 without dropping the rudder... again! I did it two yearsa ago to replace the rudder bearings and it was ...
  Topic: Rudder Bushing Removal
dmurraymaine

Replies: 4
Views: 20795

PostForum: Hull   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:21 pm   Subject: Rudder Bushing Removal
I replaced mine a couple of years ago. Old ones popped out pretty easily. Used a dab of epoxy to keep the new ones in place as others have. I did find that I needed to do a bit of sanding on the new ...
  Topic: mast partnering: wedges vs Locktite?
dmurraymaine

Replies: 1
Views: 10296

PostForum: Deck, Spars and Rigging   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:44 am   Subject: mast partnering: wedges vs Locktite?
Up here in Maine we have to pull the mast every year. I installed Spartite this season and it made a huge difference in the amount of weater leaking down the mast when it rained. I'll be interested ...
  Topic: Refinishing teak toe rails
dmurraymaine

Replies: 5
Views: 18646

PostForum: Deck, Spars and Rigging   Posted: Mon May 30, 2005 3:21 pm   Subject: Refinishing teak toe rails
I took my toe rails off last year. (1987 hull 89) It really wasn't too bad. The trim underneath the rub rail unscrews readily and the rails are held on by large phillips head screws. Having the rail ...
  Topic: Cooler Drain Pump
dmurraymaine

Replies: 0
Views: 10240

PostForum: Galley and Fresh Water System   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 5:38 pm   Subject: Cooler Drain Pump
Does anyone know where I can get a replacement for the little pump that empty's the cooler?
  Topic: Garmin Micro G-Chart card
dmurraymaine

Replies: 2
Views: 11924

PostForum: Wanted Items   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:22 am   Subject: Garmin Cards
Dave:

If you find a source for these cards, please let me know. i'm looking for one for the St. John NB area. Apparently Garmin no longer sells them.

David Murray
  Topic: engine power
dmurraymaine

Replies: 6
Views: 17606

PostForum: Engine, Transmission and Fuel System   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2004 5:42 pm   Subject: engine power
I have the same problem when starting cold. I have to give it nearly full throttle and get a big gout of black smoke, then it settles down and starts easily later in the day. I don't think it's anyt ...
  Topic: Stern digging in
dmurraymaine

Replies: 1
Views: 10551

PostForum: Engine, Transmission and Fuel System   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2004 7:53 pm   Subject: stern digging in
The P-31-2 has a theoretical hull speed of around 6.75 kts as I recall. With displacement hulls thats the point at which large amounts of additional power add little addditional speed. The digging i ...
  Topic: stiff or tender
dmurraymaine

Replies: 6
Views: 18669

PostForum: Hull   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2004 5:07 pm   Subject: stiff or tender
Keep it up and you will be single handing!
  Topic: Leaking Mast Boot
dmurraymaine

Replies: 3
Views: 13289

PostForum: Deck, Spars and Rigging   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:06 pm   Subject: Leaking Mast Boot
What's spar tite? We're getting inundated!
  Topic: stiff or tender
dmurraymaine

Replies: 6
Views: 18669

PostForum: Hull   Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:02 pm   Subject: stiff or tender
I'd agree abouth the stiff comment. Can't get the rail in no matter how hard I've tried. The rig depowers readily at angles of heel over 15-20 degrees. That said you'll get better performance if you ...
 
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