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by kimbo
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Battery parasitic draw
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: Battery parasitic draw

Jeff, Visited the boat last night. All batteries were charged up. With the charger off, each battery had 13 plus volts and with the shore power/charger off started checking batteries for amp draw. Have three on/off (no both) switches, one for each battery. House battery is on starboard and two crank...
by kimbo
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Battery parasitic draw
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: Battery parasitic draw

Wayne, Jeff, I'll check the frig switch tonight. I have yet to use frig, ice maker or any other electrical device on the boat other than bilge pumps and windlass. Only use windlass when dropping or raising anchor. I also keep the house service water pump off. All batteries tested excellent with a ba...
by kimbo
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Battery parasitic draw
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Re: Battery parasitic draw

Joel you are right. The only items switched on are the bilge pumps front and aft . I also leave the shore power switch on after leaving the slip. Not sure if that makes a difference.
Kim
by kimbo
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Electrical and Electronics
Topic: Battery parasitic draw
Replies: 10
Views: 924

Battery parasitic draw

Fellow M boaters, This is my first summer with my new to me M-39 double cabin. Every time I go out for just 15 to 20 minutes, the starboard engine crank battery is to weak to start the motor. The only way to re-start the starboard engine is with the parallel battery button that uses the port engine ...
by kimbo
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: LOOSE WIRE NEAR ALTERNATOR
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Re: LOOSE WIRE NEAR ALTERNATOR

Thanks Jeff

Kim
by kimbo
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: LOOSE WIRE NEAR ALTERNATOR
Replies: 2
Views: 480

LOOSE WIRE NEAR ALTERNATOR

Fellow Marinette's, I was reaching for the port 440 engine oil filter on my new to me M-39 when a spark flashed only to find a loose red wire near the alternator. Further investigation found the wire connected to a "MAR-70A alternator filter" silver box (photo's attached). When the Marina ...
by kimbo
Sat May 12, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Marinette 39 rudders
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: Marinette 39 rudders

Thanks Jeff, is there anything I need to do before painting?
by kimbo
Fri May 11, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Marinette 39 rudders
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Marinette 39 rudders

Hello All, While preparing the hull for bottom paint I couldn't help but notice that the rudders have specks of rust on them (see attached photo). The rudders must not be aluminium so what are they made of and what would be the proper preparation of the rudders before painting them with bottom paint...
by kimbo
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Hull Rub Rail M39
Replies: 3
Views: 1113

Hull Rub Rail M39

Hello All,

Have about four feet (4') of aluminum rub rail missing on the M 39. Any ideas where to find new rail and how to reset the rail?

Thanks in advance,

Kimbo
by kimbo
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Bottom paint recommendation
Replies: 10
Views: 2965

Bottom paint recommendation

Hello,

Recently acquired a beautiful M-39 and need advice. From the attached photo, what is the recommended procedure and estimated cost for painting the bottom of this 39.

Thanks,

Kim

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