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Re: [SabreSailboat] Re: Removing head foot pump-- WasSeacocks and hoses -- size issue

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  • Carter Brey
    That s a very dark thought, Dick. Very dark. On Mar 31, 2011, at 10:54 AM, R Coerse wrote: Y all think Sabre might just be a silent partner
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      That's a very dark thought, Dick. Very dark. 

      On Mar 31, 2011, at 10:54 AM, R Coerse <rcoerse@...> wrote:

      Y'all think Sabre might just be a silent partner in the specialty tool business? *LOL*

      Dick Coerse
      "Early Light"
      1982 Sabre 34� MK I� #160
      Solomons, MD

      On 3/31/2011 9:53 AM, Carter Brey wrote:


      Cool! I have some small ratcheting wrenches in 10, 11, 12 and 13 mm, but I've never seen the flexing heads before.

      I see a couple of these in my future when I install new mooring cleats aft of the anchor well.


      On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 9:44 AM, vanbeckump <vanbeckump@...> wrote:

      Try these puppies!


      Invaluable when I torqued the hull/deck joint. They reach into otherwise inaccessible places and then ratchet.


      --- In Sabresailboat@yahoogroups.com, Carter Brey <carter.brey@...> wrote:
      > Dave,
      > I've removed the head foot pump, a Whale double-action diaphragm pump,
      > twice, for rebuilding. I'll bet our setups are not that different. I have a
      > 1982 28 series II.
      > My pump is fastened to an aluminum plate, which in turn is fastened to a
      > glassed-in wooden platform with two hex-head lag screws. There's no room for
      > a socket in there. The trick is getting an open-ended wrench onto the lag
      > screws, because you're almost working blind. But it can be done. I found
      > that a dental-type mirror helped in locating the exact placement of the
      > wrench.
      > Carter
      > On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Dave Lochner <davelochner@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Harry,
      > >
      > > The sink hose is firmly attached to the head sink drain on my 30-I. The
      > > other end lies next to the seacock as it doesn't want to fit, either. It's
      > > been there a couple of seasons, maybe more. Not a big issue, because the
      > > water pump for the head doesn't work either. No need for a drain hose if
      > > there is nothing to drain, that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
      > >
      > > In reality it is a project that I spend an hour or so on each spring when I
      > > don't meet with immediate success, I move on.
      > >
      > > If anyone knows how to remove the foot pump in the head of a 30, I'd love
      > > to hear how you did it.
      > >
      > > Dave
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >

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