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Post by TheBroomside » Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:34 am

If every person who gets a copy would get the permisson and agree to make and distribute two copies to other people interested, the whole world could have the Macca pictures in no time, including our Chinese fellow boatbuilders.

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Post by nordmann » Fri Jan 26, 2007 8:24 am

jacquesmm wrote:Correct and that's why, when docking, after the engine runs idle for maybe 10 minutes or more, you run it at high rpm for 10 seconds just before you shut down.

I must comment, with all respect, remember if there is a turbo involved, the engine must always idle up to one and a half minute, so the turbo's bearings keeps lubrication when it slows down to the lowest possible rpm before the engine is shut off. Many owners/operators of big dieselengines has learned this the "hard" way.

When I had my debute as a cat operator 26 years ago I sometimes forgot that, and the owner almost crusified me when I did... I can insure you that he made me remember it... 8O :lol:
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Post by jacquesmm » Fri Jan 26, 2007 8:27 am

Correct about the turbo.
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Post by Daniel Huckleberry » Fri Jan 26, 2007 9:20 am

I once heard a story while working for a paving company about these two red-neck dozer operators who would wind their motors (or at least the company's) up to the governor and then shut them down at the same time just to see who's turbo would spin the longest! Explain that one to the boss.

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Post by Salty Dog » Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:25 pm

Greetings Macca,

I will apologize in advance for not being a bit quicker to add my request for a copy of your Stella CD, looking at the number that have chimed in I certainly would not want to fall into the PITA category, glad to cover what you want for the cost to send one this side.

Not sure of the best email path, I'll try sending you a PM.

Cheers,

S.D.-

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Post by TheBroomside » Tue May 15, 2007 10:09 am

Macca,

Do you have an update on the performance of Stella.
What is the speed at max rpm?
Fuel consumption?

Thanks.

Peter

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Post by Knottybuoyz » Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:05 pm

Anybody heard from Macca lately? His e-mail address doesn't seem to be working anymore.
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Post by Knottybuoyz » Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:34 am

Well, I'm guessin' Macca & Stella sail'd off the edge of the world! ;-)

Come back soon Macca. Your fan club is standing by!
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