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by alanocean
Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Engineering Cadet Assignment: Looking for some knowledge
Replies: 6
Views: 3275

Re: Engineering Cadet Assignment: Looking for some knowledge

Onw word to also help with idea's.... "Friction" inside and out!
by alanocean
Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:09 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: Atlantic Towing
Replies: 2
Views: 4154

Re: Atlantic Towing

I work for them now... what would you like to know?? Private message me if you like.
by alanocean
Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 2nd Class Mtr Orals
Replies: 6
Views: 3564

Re: 2nd Class Mtr Orals

You are looking at it as each question is worth 11.11% and you are only alowed to do 6. This is not true you will only be marked on 6 and if you do more than you will be marked on the 6 lowest. This is so you only do 6 and not try to squeeze marks by half assing a question or 3. If you do 6 and they...
by alanocean
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Speed - Power - RPM - Pitch Question
Replies: 20
Views: 8784

Re: Speed - Power - RPM - Pitch Question

Just wondering if there is much marine growth on your hull. you could loose up to 15-25% from drag esspecially on a small boat with low HP in general.
by alanocean
Wed Sep 30, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: CAT Problem
Replies: 21
Views: 5115

Re: CAT Problem

Just as a bit of a follow up. The wear plate was the problem and all is working fine again . Thanks for the few tips... could be used down the road!
by alanocean
Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:14 pm
Forum: General Job topics
Topic: TC marine medical
Replies: 3
Views: 4316

Re: TC marine medical

I am not 100% sure but I belive as long as your medical is valid when you sign on the vessel you are clear untill you sign off even if it expires while onboard. As for obtaining you copy from Ottawa My local marine safety office( Transport Canada) told me if I didn't recive it when there is only 6 w...
by alanocean
Sat Sep 26, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: The last Rivet!
Replies: 9
Views: 4086

Re: The last Rivet!

No activity so I will spill it..... The last rivet is placed in.... the last hole!
by alanocean
Fri Sep 25, 2009 3:34 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water and oil
Replies: 10
Views: 4062

Re: Water and oil

True that is would be hard to guess so here it is... When finish pumping slops ashore the chief wanted to blow through the line but there was no fitting after the discharge valve so he put his air line to the pump casing and blew it through with the suction shut. There was a small solinoid with fres...
by alanocean
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: The last Rivet!
Replies: 9
Views: 4086

Re: The last Rivet!

Yup most times gold but where is it placed... If you know JK see if others find out... I won't let this go on for too much longer..
by alanocean
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water and oil
Replies: 10
Views: 4062

Re: Water and oil

Right as far as possible causes but not this one.. A hint would be something you wouldn't do but something someone might.
by alanocean
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Problem solving
Replies: 17
Views: 8012

Re: Problem solving

I think I have it now...... Box up the tank and pressurize it... The fuel will go back through where it came in.
by alanocean
Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Problem solving
Replies: 17
Views: 8012

Re: Problem solving

Another option would to raise the fuel with large bucket/medium sized barrels via chain falls and pour into another larger pail with a valve on the bottom and run the fuel to the tanks . The engines are small enough that with lots of hard work you could keep ahead of it.
by alanocean
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water and oil
Replies: 10
Views: 4062

Water and oil

Here's a problem we had a bout 4 years ago....... On watch one day the oiler on watch came to me a said there was oil skim in his mop bucket that has never been there before. We figured that he must have mop a bit of oil that was unnoticed. The next day he cleaned his bucket and filled it and sure e...
by alanocean
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: The last Rivet!
Replies: 9
Views: 4086

The last Rivet!

Here's one that is so old but thought I would throw it out anyway... Does anyone know where the last rivet is placed on a ship back when they used rivets??
by alanocean
Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Problem solving
Replies: 17
Views: 8012

Re: Problem solving

I take it that you didn't use the vent idea i posted. Haha.. Can't wait to here how it was done!!

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