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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  


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  1. Prop size for an Erickson 35

    3500 RPM is really high, likely right up on the governor, I usually run it about 2400-2700. Thanks for the advice, I found a prop calculator and realize my prop is too small and does not have enough pitch. Time to find a reputable (sp) prop shop in San Diego.
  2. Prop size for an Erickson 35

    The engine is 18 HP universal diesel with a 2 to 1 reduction gear transmission. The prop on it now is a fixed 12" dia with a 6 pitch. I believe wide open throttle is 3500 RPM. thanks.
  3. I have an Erickson 35 that just can't seem to get out of its own way under power. When I bought the boat, I had to put it in reverse to go forward. As it turns out the boat had a large three blade prop on it that looked like it would be more at home on a trawler. While cleaning the junk out of the boat I found what I assumed was the original 2 blade prop so I installed it. Now I can put the boat in forward to go forward, but it is still really slow under power. The engine seems like it is not working very hard so I am assuming either the transmission is slipping or the prop is wrong. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  4. Tankless "boost" water heater anarchy

    Caca, with the water heater being so far away, you may want to install a recirculating pump. You can buy one on Amazon for about $200, no repiping required. Water is recirculated thru the cold water pipe. It saves a lot of water.
  5. OH&S reps

    Meli, the only way to fix this is to cite the part of your OSH code that applies. Tell Management how and why it applies. If you can't do that, then you should just drop it... Through my career I worked with a lot of OSH people and even had some that worked for me. OSH people have a reputation for making things up based on their personal wants or ideas. Are you sure this is a violation or does it just gross out a lot of people (including me)? If you can't cite what code is being violated, and continue to push this, no one will believe anything you say about OSH in the future. Good Luck
  6. skull fracture anarchy

    Pete, sorry to hear about Nick. I am pretty sure he is eligible for VA benefits. Check here http://www4.va.gov/healtheligibility/ keep the updates coming. Jack USA 1178
  7. i550

    Tim, thanks for the quick reply, but that's not the pic I was looking for... The one I was looking for showed the spreader being layed up over a wood form and then being bonded to a mast rather than a sleeve. I guess I was in another topic when I saw it. I appreciate the help. jack
  8. i550

    OK, this is a longshot, but... I was looking at this thread last week and saw some pictures on building carbon spreaders. I didn't bookmark it and now I'm trying to find it again. I used the search feature, but it didn't help. Anyone have pictures/descriptions of building spreaders? Sorry about the hijack, feel free to say fuck off. pm me if you know where I can find the info. thanks, jack