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Well, this joke was a joke played on any new engineer while I was in the Navy, and obviously has been around for Ages. The "Golden Rivet" was the last rivet hammered into place, usually near the keal of the ship in the bilge. They made you think it was "Golden", but in reality, they pissed on your h...
- Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:38 pm
- Forum: Events and Anouncements
- Topic: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo
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Well that's great to see that they are moving forward with it. I'm sure there will be a lot of people interested in courses offered on the island.
I believe the bladder tank pressure should be the same as the cut in pressure. I would put a check valve on the discharge side before the pressure switch, like was stated earlier. Pump the bladder up to 2 psi, charge the system, then see how fast it drops. If it's still dropping rapidly, the bladder...
- Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am
- Forum: The Workshop
- Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
- Replies: 83
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Well, the Tug was at the dock for 5 days, and we were able to get some work done. Fixed all the exhaust leaks, no more fumes in the engine room. New air cooler for the Port M/E. Had the old one cleaned and they found a hole. Valves/injectors/fuel rack was set up, they were all out. Now the engines d...