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by SecondWind
Mon May 15, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals
Replies: 11
Views: 2459

Re: Crossover water supply to Tides shaft seals

Put the non running engine in gear to keep the shaft from turning.
by SecondWind
Tue May 09, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 Rudders
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: PDQ 36 Rudders

LRC or Classic. The rudders are different.
by SecondWind
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Cooktop replacement?
Replies: 7
Views: 1681

Re: Cooktop replacement?

Have you consider going electric and using an induction unit. You will need steel cookware if you do, but I have found ours to be extremely easy to use.
by SecondWind
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Need some information
Replies: 3
Views: 1169

Re: Need some information

Send a private message to mikeandrebecca (Zero to cruising) who are members on this forum. They have spent a lot of time in Grenada and can probably help you with local sources.
by SecondWind
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: PDQ Altair (PDQ 32) Forum
Topic: Solar panels
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Re: Solar panels

Look on e-bay and find the best bargain in a solar kit. Try to find a MPPT controller if you can. I would suggest going to 4-6v golf cart batteries, 2 each in series for your 12v output. As far as the panels go, you want enough wattage to run things onboard (Fridge, watermaker, etc.) and still have ...
by SecondWind
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: URGENT - Rudder replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

According to my records hull 36057 is a classic. PDQ rudders are different for classics and LRCs.
by SecondWind
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Fridge compressor water intake location?
Replies: 11
Views: 2335

Re: Fridge compressor water intake location?

As far as I know, all of the original installations were Nova Kool refrigerators. An Adler Barber unit was probably installed by a previous owner. None of the originals used cooling water.
by SecondWind
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Surveyor recommendation
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

Re: Surveyor recommendation

I would recommend that you find one on the BOAT US list: https://www.boatus.com/insurance/survey.asp
They list competent surveyors since they also insure boats.
by SecondWind
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Surveyor recommendation
Replies: 4
Views: 1678

Re: Surveyor recommendation

Where in Florida? It is a rather large state.
by SecondWind
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Weight and dimension of Hardtop
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

Re: Weight and dimension of Hardtop

Take a look at this option. We put one on our present boat and love it. You can't walk on it, but it's a great way to replace a canvas bimini. http://www.hardtotop.com/
by SecondWind
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Galley sink saltwater faucet
Replies: 9
Views: 5129

Re: Galley sink saltwater faucet

We had a factory installed unit in Second Wind. It was connected through the A/C cooling hose and used only a foot pump.
by SecondWind
Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: White gelcoat color?
Replies: 2
Views: 2667

Re: White gelcoat color?

I'm not sure about the 34's, but our 36 did not have gel coat. It was painted.
by SecondWind
Sun Nov 06, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: New Bimini color
Replies: 3
Views: 1031

Re: New Bimini color

Maybe a hardtop replacement? http://www.hardtotop.com/
by SecondWind
Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Where does head hose connect to holding tank?
Replies: 8
Views: 2001

Re: Where does head hose connect to holding tank?

Try a couple of doses of Odorlos. We had the same problem and it got rid of the smell without replacing the hoses. you can buy it at Campingworld (cheaper) or West Marine.
by SecondWind
Sun Aug 07, 2016 6:16 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Stern mounted outboards
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: Stern mounted outboards

The hatch was cut from 3" above the shower floor, across the angle to 3" below the upper (3" all around). A seal was placed and it was secured with sliding pins. We had it done in Annapolis by a professional marine carpenter. I don't have any pictures and we no longer own the boat. Af...

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