Oil change

By: ycd0108, 2:10 AM GMT on January 18, 2015

If you have ever needed to change engine oil in a boat (without pulling the engine out) you need read no farther.
There is no room under the sump to place a receptacle for the old oil and if you do squish something flexible down there it will, I promise, spill whatever you have captured when you try to retrieve it.
So yesterday we bought a Pela 6 litre oil suction pump = $100 CDN plus tax.
I took the new thingy (I have two old oil suction tools but co...

Updated: 12:25 AM GMT on January 20, 2015

Bandwidth access

By: ycd0108, 5:29 AM GMT on January 07, 2015

Seems to me that access is slowing down.
WU is not too bad when it is up and running but even BBC is hiccuping.
This terminal is faster than any other I have access to and even it has slowed lately.
Maybe we are asking too much from a still developing system?
"It doesn't matter to me
But you don't have
To live like a refugee"
Tom Petty

Light Emitting Diode

By: ycd0108, 3:50 PM GMT on December 17, 2014

Bought time I corrected spelling Busy lately swapping out old fly specked light fixtures for new fixtures with LED bulbs.
One reason for this is the LEDs run cool. Prices have come down significantly lately as well.
I don't know that the new bulbs will live up to the promise of 25,000 hours.
Guess we'll just have to wait and see.
http://electronupdate.blogspot.ca/2014/10/facto-r ona-led-light-bulb-teardown.html

Updated: 6:06 AM GMT on December 25, 2014

"I'll Go to sea no more"

By: ycd0108, 4:41 AM GMT on December 11, 2014

Stan Rogers:The Jeannie C. Lyrics Edit Talk0 1,716,251PAGES ON
StarIconGreen This song is performed by Stan Rogers.

Come all ye lads, draw near to me, that I be not forsaken
This day was lost the Jeannie C. and my living has been taken
I'll go to sea no more

We set out this day in the bright sunrise, the same as any other
My son and I and old John Price in the boat named for my mother
I'll go to...


By: ycd0108, 3:50 PM GMT on December 08, 2014

It seems that most that needs to be said has been.
"lerts for: East Vancouver Island
5:15 AM PST Monday 08 December 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

East Vancouver Island
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A frontal system will cross Vancouver Island this afternoon bringing southerly winds of 70 km/h gusting to 90. These winds are expected to diminish early Tuesday morning as the fron...

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