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by shade2u2
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Engine, genny, A/C flushing
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Engine, genny, A/C flushing

Descaling aside for a moment (I never did that so don' t have expertise) - you may want to periodically close the intakes and run fresh water via your dock hose thru all the strainers for a few minutes. That should keep them pretty free from river silt Good idea. I hope to install a flush valve to ...
by shade2u2
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Engine, genny, A/C flushing
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Engine, genny, A/C flushing

What do you flush with? and not that... lol We dock on a river off of the Ohio that has a lot of mucky/silty/clay in it during rainy periods. I need to flush my twin 454 fresh water cooled engines and Kohler genny. What product and method would you recommend? I flushed my A/C systems with fresh wate...
by shade2u2
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 28 on the way to Uruguay
Replies: 8
Views: 3537

Re: 28 on the way to Uruguay

Well the boat finally arrived in Montevideo Uruguay last week. The owner had challenges coordinating the transportation. He sent me a picture of it unloading. No pictures on the water yet.
by shade2u2
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Over-wintering boat - in water???
Replies: 16
Views: 3291

Re: Over-wintering boat - in water???

For us in the water over the winter, it was over $100 per month for electric for a couple of months. We did not have a bubbler! We will if I do in again. We are pulling out this winter. I had 5 damp-rids, a fan, 2 bilge heaters and 5 100W heat bulbs on most of the time. We had everything that I coul...
by shade2u2
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: GPS Systems
Topic: CHART PLOTTER ON THE CHEAP
Replies: 8
Views: 6139

Re: CHART PLOTTER ON THE CHEAP

My old Garmin 76 was hooked into my laptop via a cable (available on E-Bay) and used a software program to make it come up on the laptop. Worked super slick! Jeff I did that 15 years ago also with a garmin 76... unfortunately I can't update the thing any more and it hardly works. Wayne, I hope you'...
by shade2u2
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Solar panels & house bank
Replies: 10
Views: 4514

Solar panels & house bank

Looking at solar panels and inverter with 4 6V batteries for our 39 Sedan.
Where have you installed the panels?
Where have you installed a 4 battery house bank?
by shade2u2
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Marinette name plate
Replies: 6
Views: 3423

Re: Marinette name plate

CNS CnC is making some out of aluminum...
https://www.facebook.com/pg/CnSCnCIdaho ... 9139991924
by shade2u2
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Crusader Heat Exchangers available on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 2367

Re: Crusader Heat Exchangers available on eBay

Any chance if you know it those will work on 454 big blocks?
by shade2u2
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: A/C Wiring
Topic: A/C wiring source
Replies: 3
Views: 3474

Re: A/C wiring source

barefoot99 wrote:What are the electrical questions John ?

thanx
I sent a message to you.
by shade2u2
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: A/C Wiring
Topic: A/C wiring source
Replies: 3
Views: 3474

A/C wiring source

Any recommendations on a good source for marine AC triplex wire? Or bus bars & such?
I've looked on Amazon, West Marine and a couple of other google finds.

2nd question - Any knowledgeable or certified marine electricians on here that would be willing to answer a few questions?

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