47 Photos - Jul 21, 2014
Photo: Pilgrim's original 3QM30Photo: After 4 hours of removing wiring, hoses, etc. Only the alternator, shaft couple, and motor mounts remain on the to do listPhoto: bouble stitching edge binding.  I used red for the port side cover and green for the starboardPhoto: using one nut locked against another to back out the motor mount boltsPhoto: motor mount boltPhoto: setting the travel lift over Pilgrim to hoist the engine freePhoto: chocking out 2X8 in the mast bucketPhoto: 2X8's chocked into mast buckets and parteners to serve as an snchor for sliding the motor forward into the galleyPhoto: using a come-along to side the engine into the galleyPhoto: tied off to both forward motor mountsPhoto: built up temportary beds  in the galleyPhoto: connecting two chain falls, one forward and one aft, on the enginePhoto: the yanmar hanging free above the cockpitPhoto: alomst down to the pallet aft of PilgrimPhoto: Prop & shaft as purchased - why is prop positioned so  close to the rudder?  Where is the zinc?Photo: packing gland removedPhoto: setting up our 34HP Beta Marine Engine for a bit of exercisePhoto: setting up our 34HP Beta Marine Engine for a bit of exercisePhoto: setting up our 34HP Beta Marine Engine for a bit of exercisePhoto: Time for the quarterly engine excercise.Photo: Hole remaining in bridgedeck after the removal of the engine instrument panel and a exterior electrical switch panel.Photo: engine compartment prior to clean upPhoto: engine compartment after cleaning with degreaser & TSPPhoto: Engine compartment prior to painting walls and overheadPhoto: Engine compartment after adding plywood panel, painting walls, and painting overhead.Photo: engine compartment masked and ready to begin sanding beds and hullPhoto: finshed grinding aft halfPhoto: Completed grinding on beds and hull.  Now time for hand sandingPhoto: Starboard side failed seam in fibergladd covering engine bedsPhoto: repairing an area of detached fiberglass on the starboard engine bed.Photo: filling low spots along the keel to eliminate standing waterPhoto: lower engine compartment ready for primerPhoto: I placed a 3/4" plywood board across the engine beds to access the aft portion of the engine compartment.  Thus the top surface of the engine beds will be painted at a later date.Three coats of primer on lower engine compartment.Photo: Used a piece of 3/4" plywood as a platform for painting the aft section of the lower engine compartmentPhoto: Four coats of epoxy primer on beds and hull (top of beds have one coat primer)Photo: looking aft into the freshly painted engine compartmentPhoto: Painting in engine compartment completed save the for top of the bedsPhoto: Painting in engine compartment completed save the for top of the bedsPhoto: The cutlass bearing in Pilgrim when we purchased the vessel stuck out over an inch from the hull.Photo: Preparing to remove Pilgrim's cutlass bearing.  Where are the set scews?Photo: Had a 1/4" thick stainless steel washer  fabricated to fit the inside diameter of the shaft log.  This will be used to create a puller to remove the cutlass bearing.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: