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Water tank pick up
Steve_Catalina at 6:25pm 11.23.21
I haven't tried that because when I put the pick up side in a bucket of water it ran fine on both s
Need info on my Catalina 22 trailer
Richard19068 at 5:55pm 11.23.21
I had a Catalina 22 in the very early 70's. It came with a Trail-Rite trailer made in Santa Ana Cali
OK... it isn't a boat, but...
Brian D at 5:41pm 11.23.21
Unfortunately water is a bit hard right now.:( Water Softener. Works every time.
Pearson 30
dLj at 5:40pm 11.23.21
@dLj do you have insulation in the saloon floor? My diesel is under the floor as well but makes its
recirculating ball bearing outhaul car rebuild
shemandr at 5:33pm 11.23.21
You would not believe how much nest and bird crap I pulled out of my boom one fall. I couldn't beli
Pearson 30
DArcy at 5:29pm 11.23.21
@dLj do you have insulation in the saloon floor? My diesel is under the floor as well but makes itse
What brand of charger do you use to equalize batteries
shemandr at 5:26pm 11.23.21
Maine Sail also has a tutorial regarding leaving the batteries in the boat all winter. Which you ma
Water tank pick up
Rjm st.petersburg at 4:47pm 11.23.21
When I open the galley faucet initially it comes out with plenty of pressure and volume. Then both p
Water tank pick up
DayDreamer41 at 4:38pm 11.23.21
Can you describe the problem a bit more clearly, when you open the faucet at the galley what does it
Water tank pick up
Rjm st.petersburg at 4:29pm 11.23.21
It does pull water from the tanks, just not enough to maintain pressure and volume. With the water l
Water tank pick up
Tally Ho at 4:29pm 11.23.21
Thank you for the video. I do like the wash out ports. I do plan on installing them on each tank. W
Pearson 30
dLj at 4:25pm 11.23.21
The A4 runs pretty smooth and is quieter than a comparable diesel. It doesn't have the same sound a
Water tank pick up
Rjm st.petersburg at 4:25pm 11.23.21
I did blow air through the fitting and heard plenty of bubbles. The P.O. was from VA. But kept the b
Water tank pick up
Rjm st.petersburg at 4:21pm 11.23.21
Thank you for the video. I do like the wash out ports. I do plan on installing them on each tank. Wh
OK... it isn't a boat, but...
DayDreamer41 at 4:16pm 11.23.21
Matching duct tape......or gorilla tape, I see lots of them here in the Detroit area
Water tank pick up
Tally Ho at 4:15pm 11.23.21
Water tank pick up
TimFromLI at 4:09pm 11.23.21
Is your faucet clogged?
Water tank pick up
Tally Ho at 4:08pm 11.23.21
Whatever stuff was smeared all over the outside of the tank pickup line may have gotten inside the f
What brand of charger do you use to equalize batteries
captcoho at 3:50pm 11.23.21
Maine Sail mentions using a DC power supply to equalize batteries in this article: https://marineh
OK... it isn't a boat, but...
Leeward Rail at 3:48pm 11.23.21
Now, get off SBO and go sailing. Unfortunately water is a bit hard right now.:(

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