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06-01-2008 12:49 PM
Originally Posted by eMKay View Post
It was probably this...
Yes that is what the mystery switch is for!! When you are overwhelmed with pirates (from another thread). You throw the switch and abandon ship.
06-01-2008 12:11 PM
eMKay It was probably this...
06-01-2008 12:10 PM
Originally Posted by LarryandSusanMacDonald View Post
You guys' boats have P.O.S? (Previous owner syndrome) Stories? - Oh, I could tell you stories.
Oh, hell yeah. Like the wire bundle that runs down the center of the bottom-side of the cockpit sole that has a newer cable run tied to it... with an in-line fuse holder smack dab in the middle of it??? "What the hell..." I wondered? (Since figured it out. It has to be for the automatic fuel shutoff that was added.) Then there's wiring for the radio/CD/MP3 player that was added to the cabin. *shudder*, along with the new VHF radio's wiring. Gotta do something about that. And the cables for the replacement depth and knotmeter transducers: Just kind of wandering through and across the port and starboard locker areas under the settees--just waiting for something to be carelessly stowed or retrieved from them, destroying a cable. (Necessitating transducer replacement.) What else... well, at least the batteries are now secured. Can't believe the PO just let 'em sit there in the bottom of the lazerette, loose.

Which reminds me: I really need to i.d. all the fuses and lightbulbs on her and get spares on board. And a handy little multi-meter. Really should have one of those on the boat...

All in good time. All in good time.

06-01-2008 11:17 AM
Schuckerman Guess not
05-24-2008 11:49 PM
Schuckerman So are we ever going to learn what the mystery switch was for?
05-17-2008 04:50 PM
Schuckerman " I see an inline small cylinder looking thing with power to it in the fuel line"

That says it all. I still say it's an electric fuel pump.
05-16-2008 11:29 PM

I have a problem with an overhead light switch on the boat of my dreams. Whenever I flip it to the on position, it sucks all of the light out of the cabin. Could I have a wiring problem? Or could it be something else?

Sorry...just got finished reading the entire survivial enema thread...tired, sleepy, but vastly entertained and giddy. Thank you and good night!

05-16-2008 10:17 PM
cardiacpaul don't laugh too hard, we got some of these... she likes the red ball and leather better....

ok, so whats the GD switch do??????
05-16-2008 07:52 PM
Originally Posted by NOLAsailing View Post
Any one else here think the SailNet advertising links are a little out of control?
You think!
05-16-2008 06:03 PM
Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
I like the passenger noise reducer:

It is so much quieter when they can't scream. MUHHHAHHAHHAHAHHHAHHAAHHHAA!!!!!
This is the best thread EVER...!

I fallen off my chair 3 times...

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