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    terry_thatcher replied to the thread chain plate bolts.
    One way to do it may be to drill off the heads and pound them in from the outside. But that would take powerful drill and patience and...
  • datswite
    datswite replied to the thread chain plate bolts.
    I was able to remove the nuts from the forestay chainplate pretty easily. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the bolts out to replace them...
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    terry_thatcher replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    My method in photos. Four 6 volt batteries and one Group 27 12 volt starting battery. First shows an example of the L Brackets my...
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    terry_thatcher reacted to dickkilroy's post in the thread Securing Battery Box with Like Like.
    I used the same method is John English. Especially cut 2 x 4 that had screws that screw through the existing base of the quarter berth.
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    jimcleary replied to the thread Yanmar 3QM30 F.
    John The Yanmar 3QM30F is known as a rock crusher. It is a slow RPM very heavy diesel. It weighs in at about 200lbs heavier than a more...
  • john english
    john english replied to the thread Yanmar 3QM30 F.
    Hi John Do not try this at home! Confronted with the same problem 25 years ago I decided on the Aquadrive CVB 05.5 It stared at me for 3...
  • john Gonzalez
    Has anyone tamed this beast? Had the motor mounts replaced by an experienced mechanic yesterday followed with a reasonably good...
  • dickkilroy
    dickkilroy replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    I used the same method is John English. Especially cut 2 x 4 that had screws that screw through the existing base of the quarter berth.
  • john english
    john english replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    I screwed 2x4 blocks that rest on top of the batteries to the top of the access panel. The access panel is restrained by barrel bolts.
  • jimcleary
    jimcleary replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    I don't know if this photo shows how the batteries are secured in the locker very well. I'll try to explain. This shows 4 Lifeline group...
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  • Tim Eichel
    Tim Eichel replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    Yes please post some photos. Thanks
  • Tim Eichel
    Tim Eichel reacted to terry_thatcher's post in the thread Securing Battery Box with Like Like.
    Don't screw anything in to the hull. If the cored part, it will allow water intrusion. If the uncored part, it is not very thick...
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    terry_thatcher replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    Don't screw anything in to the hull. If the cored part, it will allow water intrusion. If the uncored part, it is not very thick...
  • Warren Holybee
    Warren Holybee replied to the thread Securing Battery Box.
    Look closely at the floor of the space. Most of it is flat, and that is not the hull, but a plywood floor. With 4 batteries, one will be...
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    How does everyone secure their batteries? I have three (3) 12V AGM Group 31s located in the forward part of the quarter berth by the nav...
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