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by SecondWind
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Fort Myers area Boatyard
Replies: 8
Views: 439

Re: Fort Myers area Boatyard

Gulf Marine Ways ( https://www.gulfmarineways.com ) in Ft. Myers Beach can handle your PDQ- They worked on our 36.
by SecondWind
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Destinations / Trip Reports / Crew
Topic: Need info on Bahamas trip please
Replies: 5
Views: 480

Re: Need info on Bahamas trip please

Sam, We spent 4 1/2 months in the Bahamas, mostly the Exumas. I would recommend trying to get to Georgetown in time for the Cruisers Regatta, usually around the end of Feb or early March ( https://georgetowncruisingregatta.wordpress.com ) ( https://www.facebook.com/GTRegatta/ ). You will need a set ...
by SecondWind
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Transmission Maintenance Schedule
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: Transmission Maintenance Schedule

According to ZF there is a reference plate on the transmission (page 2): https://www.zf.com/global/media/en_zf/l ... -ML_04.pdf
by SecondWind
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Boat Maintenance Log
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Boat Maintenance Log

I have an Excel sheet that I use . Send me an email to sailgreen@embarqmail.com and I will reply with the attachment. This forum will not allow me to attach an .xlsx file.
by SecondWind
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: iPad navigation program
Replies: 8
Views: 1091

Re: iPad navigation program

iSail.Uses NOAA charts for free and the app is free.
by SecondWind
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Question about tabbing under bulkhead between berths
Replies: 7
Views: 1751

Re: Question about tabbing under bulkhead between berths

Check inside of the fiberglass crossbeam where the trampoline attaches. There should be access ports in each of the forward lockers. There have been leaks through the attachment rail of the trampoline.
by SecondWind
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 in Punta Gorda
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: PDQ 36 in Punta Gorda

Thanks Sam. I believe that we met Warren several years ago in the local multihulls club. The boat was previously "Brigadoon" owned by the Hendersons.
by SecondWind
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 in Punta Gorda
Replies: 2
Views: 953

PDQ 36 in Punta Gorda

There is a 36 anchored off of Gihlcrest Park in Punta Gorda. Anyone here know the boat/owner?
by SecondWind
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Engine burns excessive oil at high RPM's
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: Engine burns excessive oil at high RPM's

A compression test may be in order. Since Diesels are oil burners there may not be any blue smoke. In addition to the leaks Duane mentioned, the other possibilities are worn valve seals and/or piston rings.
by SecondWind
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WANTED: 2006 PDQ PowerCat 34' - 100 Hp or higher
Replies: 3
Views: 1297

Re: WANTED: 2006 PDQ PowerCat 34' - 100 Hp or higher

ALLEZCAT IS FOR SALE ON THIS FORUM!!!!!!!
by SecondWind
Wed May 17, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals
Replies: 11
Views: 2378

Re: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals

I would consider locking the shaft with vice grips rather than chance expensive damage. We're only talking about a temporary situation here, in limp home mode.
by SecondWind
Mon May 15, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals
Replies: 11
Views: 2378

Re: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals

Put the non running engine in gear to keep the shaft from turning.

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