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by Curt233
Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 3rd Class Courses
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: 3rd Class Courses

Thanks Revovler
by Curt233
Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Training Room
Topic: 3rd Class Courses
Replies: 4
Views: 644

3rd Class Courses

Does anyone know if other Marine Colleges besides BCIT, provide courses for each exam for the Third Class or Second Class?
by Curt233
Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: THE GOLDEN RIVET
Replies: 16
Views: 1095

Re: THE GOLDEN RIVET

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, t...
by Curt233
Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo

Wow. Still a ways off yet.
by Curt233
Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:40 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo

Is there a time frame they are trying to shoot for?
by Curt233
Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo

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.
by Curt233
Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Events and Anouncements
Topic: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Western Maritime Institute (WMI) in Nanaimo

It would be nice to see them doing Engineering Courses to upgrade your ticket.
by Curt233
Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

Ya pretty much.
by Curt233
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water pressure system
Replies: 14
Views: 1335

Re: Water pressure system

Sorry 20 psi.
by Curt233
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Water pressure system
Replies: 14
Views: 1335

Re: Water pressure system

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...
by Curt233
Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

No, not yet. Gotta have more down time than a day or two. Go Go Go here.
by Curt233
Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

Ya you betcha!
by Curt233
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

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...
by Curt233
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

Ha
by Curt233
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Greasing stern shaft packing gland
Replies: 83
Views: 5654

Re: Greasing stern shaft packing gland

Nope nothing done yet.

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