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Topic Review (Newest First)
03-31-2008 10:36 PM
Alden68 I thought Giu didn't want us making fun of those awful boats anymore.
03-31-2008 10:31 PM
T34C Just had to go back more than 6 years didn't you....

Its a mac, no one cares if he used a chainsaw for the hole!
03-31-2008 09:57 PM
artbyjody
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Originally Posted by old5town View Post
I''m about to install a Depth meter on my Macgregor 26. The instructions indicate that it is to be install within 10 degree’s of horizontal but there doesn''t seem to be a place on the hull that meets that criteria. It also say that it should be forward of the keel, which might interfere with the trailer loading. It is a through hull design Looking for some ideas, what works for you?
You'll be fine trailering... best to have it forward if you can if the water disturbance is not bad... Gui has that setup on his boat....
09-14-2000 12:28 PM
TMazur
Welcome to Outfitting

I have just purchased a Moody 34 with well maintained standard equipment for a weekender, i.e., not set up for extended crusing. Moving up from a 21''er, I''m not sure just where to start to set up for an extended singlehanded cruse. Generator? wind?,solar?,diesel?,Inverter?,Refrigerator? Radar? Chartplotter?
09-09-2000 11:21 AM
andrea
Welcome to Outfitting

Looking for air condition for sail-boat.
Where I can find it?
09-06-2000 05:57 PM
cherev
Welcome to Outfitting

Scanario: 1973 41''Morgan / 30hp Westerbeke.
On the transfer case is an oil to saltwater heat-exchanger. I''m thinking of replacing it with a truck-style oil radiator and an engine-room blower.

Is this a practical idea?
08-31-2000 04:02 PM
curtis
Welcome to Outfitting

To mount a depth finder vertically on the hull, find the most accessible location you can forward of the keel and after pulling the boat, use a hole saw to drill your hole. Measure with a protractor the angle of the hull, immediately both for and aft of the hole. Prepare a mounting block from a large piece of mahogony (available from custom woodworking supply houses or a local boat yard) by first drilling it for your sender then cutting horizontally across it to match the hull''s angle at the mount point. Don''t worry if you''re off a little. Keep the top piece, as it is a mirror to the inside hull. Use 3M 4200 or 5200 (if you never intend to remove it) for mounting.

Curt
08-30-2000 09:01 PM
ChesapeakeBay
Welcome to Outfitting

Yes, I purchased some and did a test area. I wouldn''t say it dramtically improved traction but there was no less traction either. Does bead up when wet so dirt tends to hose off more easily. Kinda pricey for what you get but it is a one of a kind!

08-29-2000 01:04 PM
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08-28-2000 03:51 PM
matt35
Welcome to Outfitting

Does any one know if the GibSea 472 is equiped with a DC to AC inverter as standard equipment?
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