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by bcassedy
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Dual 30 amp shore power
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Dual 30 amp shore power

Port side panel installed today. This dual 30 amp shore power panel can be removed with eight screws to gain access to the port side fuel fill and hose. Now that I like!!! I'm considering building storage lockers in the sides of the cockpit. The port ones will utilize something in the same vein as ...
by bcassedy
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Splash Curtains
Replies: 10
Views: 422

Re: Splash Curtains

Jason,
Would suggest removing your fone #. The website is open to the public and anyone can see and use your fone #..

... you did want to talk about new siding on your boat, right? :-D

Bill
by bcassedy
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1973 28ft Marinette hull and parts for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 1320

Re: 1973 28ft Marinette hull and parts for sale

Do you have / is it for sale the salon hardtop? Looking to put a cover over the cockpit of our 32' SB.

Bill
by bcassedy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Bilge Blower Restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 669

Re: Bilge Blower Restoration

Great work!! ... and food for a future project. "Curse you, Red Carl..." :D Serious question.... Will you then route/add the passive 3" air intake hose up from the current side ports up to forward of the engines to allow for air flow collection from that point and back to the new exha...
by bcassedy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Help identifying switches at helm
Replies: 17
Views: 1207

Re: Help identifying switches at helm

Breakers control the hot ( + ) side of a circiit. The movement control switch will probably not be needed for your new lite, but the power / helm selection control may be still needed.

Bill
by bcassedy
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Help identifying switches at helm
Replies: 17
Views: 1207

Re: Help identifying switches at helm

You should verify that your new spotlight has both upper and lower controls. Be awful inconvenient to be out at night on the flybridge and not be able to shift the light up / down and/or left / right. And movement controls are, what many consider, a must. While you can't run a flood/spot light const...
by bcassedy
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration
Replies: 14
Views: 580

Re: Swim Ladder Question

Carl, I'm not at the boat but I can tell you that my '88 does NOT have that type configuration. Bottom rung/step is a full step (such as your 2 at the top). I believe the PO added that in order to make it easier to board the step platform (would extend deeper in the water). Actually, not a bad idea ...
by bcassedy
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Boating checklist
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Boating checklist

There's a scientific formula regarding the "get a paddle" notation.
Has something to do with mass / energy applied = results.....

Think it goes...
Big Boat (10,500 or more pounds) divided by "mere human" = "don't even think about it!" :lol: :lol:

bill
by bcassedy
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Boating checklist
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Boating checklist

Suggested "add ons" to "before leaving dock" - Discuss with "crew" what lines will be let go first, second, last (depends on currents and wind) so there's no confusion - Any "spring lines" to be used (in a tight departure space?) set up? - blower on 5 minutes ...
by bcassedy
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: First Post, First Boat, 32' Sedan
Replies: 19
Views: 671

Re: First Post, First Boat, 32' Sedan

David, To your depth question (and not to steal Ewrice's possible answer...) - It depends on your depth gauge. Allow me to explain. 1. All depth gauges measure the distance from the transducer to the bottom. 2. My 32' SB has a "draft" of 2'. This is the distance between the surface of the ...

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