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by Crikey
Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Move the helm to port
Replies: 9
Views: 1085

Re: Move the helm to port

My previous experience before the :macm: was a 18.5' Sandpiper, with a cockpit tiller. I really like the wheel but definately think a larger diameter is the way to go (32"?). Even better would be one of the folding models that I've seen at the annual boatshow, however they seem to ask way too much m...
by Crikey
Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Removing a Motor - How to?
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Removing a Motor - How to?

This is what I did for my new Suzi DF60A - weight about 270lbs:

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by Crikey
Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Removing a Motor - How to?
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

Re: Removing a Motor - How to?

Remember to plug the engine bolt holes if you take it off and go sailing!
by Crikey
Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Ports in bow that open (Opening Portlights)
Replies: 12
Views: 1057

Re: Ports in bow that open (Opening Portlights)

Chris, I've seen somewhere, in the past, pictures of an :macx: with two front and rear mounted ports and from the outside, looking very slick. Since then, and for the same reasons (light, visibility, ventilation and sound) wanted to pursue the same modification myself. Top hatches will work for airf...
by Crikey
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Hydraulic steering cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Hydraulic steering cylinder

Thanks for your kind replies Mastreb and Wa2paa! I am certainly going to look into the cylinder you mentioned Mastreb. My strong preference is to go with a Seastar internal system, attached to the port rudder pittman. This, combined with a BWY quick disconnect should provide a much lower loading whi...
by Crikey
Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Repairs and Modifications
Topic: Hydraulic steering cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Hydraulic steering cylinder

Hi everybody! I'm new to the site, though have been following posts for over a year now. We (The admiral and me), have a new 2010 :macm: and I'm hoping to add a Teleflex Seastar hydraulic system to the other mods we've already done so far. My problem is that searching this site (as well as others) d...