"Hey Steve, Well if I understand this correctly just plain old fashion rigging up to something topside on the ship could do the trick. Or a air float bag attached to the sea chest grading to keep it open. How much do the grading's weigh and how…"
sea chests methods needed for the following type. 3 of the 4 chests are vertical on the keel its self and they are also hinged at the top. ideas please to keep to open them and keep them open we have no current etc to worry about as its alongside. thanks in advance.See More
"sean sorry been away, hope you are up and running getting in the $$$$.
had a strange year to date cannot wait fo it to be over and start fresh in the new year.
we use umc pads they do 3 grades and polishes to a stunning finish. glad u…"
"also s/s fittings on the wet end both if poss but to start off you can just have them on the wet side. to save money, you can soon have them cut off and fitt the more expensive s/s ones a year down the line. unless of course you dont wash your kit…"
"yes thats a good tool i forgot the name of/from but you need 50+ltrs per min if i remember right.so for us it was a none starter.
also 5/8ths & 3/4 hose to heavy
umc much tougher than the stanley so i gather i.e.ref the shaft and bearings. i do…"
Steve thanks for the information. I am looking at a job that has 10 beams to cut and then is butted up to a new piece and welded in place sqoare and plum. Its 12 x 65 I beam, that figures out to 12" wide x 8" on each side x 1/2" thick. Really important that its cut and prepaired correctly for welding. Thanks for all of your information.
Hi Steve, would you mind posting a few photos as this Gibralter job as it provides an opportunity to provide rare instructional opportunities whether these new (an some older) divers realize it or not. Thanks-bill