[Sentoa] Re: Sentoa Digest, Vol 15, Issue 26
jbg2 at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 2 08:17:33 EDT 2004
Thanks Steve. That's all great advice. I'm encouraged
to hear that your problems are so minor.
--- Steve Weiser <s.weiser at comcast.net> wrote:
> Jeff: we took delivery of our 37 in mid-June.
> Here are a few
> Exercise all systems you can think of, including
> head, gray water pump,
> thruster, genset, reefer, anchor windlass, heat,
> macerator, etc. Run
> it at various rpms and check the speeds with a
> handheld GPS if you
> don't already have electronics installed.
> Check bilges for any leaks, and determine if they
> are salt or fresh
> water. Observe shaft seal after sea trial to see
> if there are any
> abnormalities. Crawl under master berth, open
> stowage hatches, and
> look underneath for any abnormalities. Feel around
> under head and
> galley for any leaks. Observe hydraulic steering
> mechanism in aft
> cockpit lazarette for any abnormalities.
> Go through the bilges after a week or so and check
> all hose clamps to
> make sure they are tight.
> Nordic is real good about following up on warranty
> items, so make a
> list (it'll be short) and get your dealer or the
> factory to fix
> whatever is on the list. Our list was minor stuff
> and I can't remember
> all of it, but some examples were: the slide-out
> chopping board in the
> galley swelled a bit and wouldn't move; vacuflush
> fresh water supply
> line leaked; overhead light in pilothouse port side
> did not work.
> Steve Weiser
> Nordic Tug 37 #114
> Alameda, Calif.
> On Sep 28, 2004, at 9:00 PM,
> sentoa-request at lists.samurai.com wrote:
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