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- Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:41 pm
- Forum: Electrical and Electronics
- Topic: Fold Down Masthead light
- Replies: 3
- Views: 87
Under 40', as I read the regs, your masthead light covers the 225 forward arc, the stern light, facing aft, covers the remaining 135 degrees so there's light visible all around. That forward light should come up higher than the windshield. That said, we had a 360 light forward plus the stern light. ...
A cleaning alone will improve the situation. I'd also clean the wire contacts on the meter itself. Did that once and got a slightly better reading. I was in brackish (Chesapeake Bay) water and sometimes got low readings, too- 6 or 7. We had no galvanic problems discernible. But this is always fascin...
- Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:27 pm
- Forum: General Topics
- Topic: Marinette Owner's Manual
- Replies: 5
- Views: 424
Thanks for posting! Are your velvet drives 1:1 of do you have reductions? If that was directed to me, I no longer own the vessel but loved it and love to keep up with you guys (and offer bad advice). As I recall it did have velvet drives at, if I recall properly 1:52-1 (I have I stated that correct...
If it were me and I got a quote of $81 for "handling" on top of shipping.. and the place had a bad BBB rating (they're fairly objective while online reviews are suspect), I would have bestowed my bucks on another vendor. But that;s just me.
Just a warning to my friends out there. Bought two starters from Basic Power Industries ( also on the web as eBasic Power) They are in Harkers Island NC .Phone (252) 728-5566. I paid $67 for postage and $81 for "handling" for the package. Talked to customer service, and their attitude was...
- Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:14 pm
- Forum: For Sale or Wanted
- Topic: insurance providers
- Replies: 11
- Views: 175
I am also a fan of Boat US insurance. They paid out my (only) claim - a very large one - with little static and pushback. I am guessing that today, they'd want a survey on an older boat. But surveys are cheap, relatively, and provide very good feedback on things you may overlook.
- Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:50 pm
- Forum: Boat and Hull
- Topic: Retrofitting bow anchor platform
- Replies: 11
- Views: 231
The placement logistics aside, I once posted an article from a boating how-to magazine which urged that the electric winch be powered from a separate battery placed forward to save running very heavy duty wires up to your main batteries. These winches draw heavily. A very small, separate charger wou...