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- Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:48 pm
- Forum: Props
- Topic: question about propeller racing in foul seas
- Replies: 9
- Views: 103
In bad weather, passengers should be told to stay put, roaming not very safe. If you have strong/heavy/big following seas (not good), tabs should be off/retracted/up. Or at least in a neutral positon. If they are down, they will keep the nose down and when you ski down a fast moving roller, the bow ...
If you want a quick, informed briefing on marine radar, go to the West Marine site. I just checked for you and found two articles- easy to understand, not a lot of tech mumbo jumbo. Go here and then scroll down to ELECTRONICS to get the link to two good pieces: https://www.westmarine.com/WestAdvisor...
- Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:41 pm
- Forum: Electrical and Electronics
- Topic: Fold Down Masthead light
- Replies: 3
- Views: 98
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: 427
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...