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Forum: Racing   04-20-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By MoncSail
Re: When do coast guard regulations not apply?

Yea, But what about drag racing down Canal Street.

OK, I see your point and I think I have at least a basic understanding. It is a private contract between multiple parties, with reasonable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 4,902
Posted By MoncSail
Re: Generator Question

I have a 2000 Honda and have run my 8000 btu AC unit just fine. I do have to keep the gen on high speed at all times due to the start up current. 18 amps is pretty high start up current but if it is...
Forum: Racing   04-20-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By MoncSail
Maybe we can race

First, Thank you for continuing this discussion. I believe we are getting into some real issues that can be helpful, at least to beginning racers like me.
Sandy, I do not think I am racing with a...
Forum: Racing   04-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By MoncSail
ai believe the coast guard regs always apply

Stumble
Permit! That changes everything. A quick google search reveals a 79 page document that to me very much shows that the coast guard cares. I have only scanned the document, but I have the...
Forum: Racing   04-19-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By MoncSail
Coast Guard rules do not alwasy apply

Stumble, This is the kind of response I was looking for when I posted the question, although the answer is not what I expected. Everyone should take the time to read the case you provide the link...
Forum: Racing   04-18-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By MoncSail
When do coast guard regulations not apply?

I have been sailing several years and I know the Coast Guard Navigation Rules well enough to fell comfortable cruising in our area of the Pamlico Sound North Carolina. I have recently joined in with...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-26-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By MoncSail
Just what is an algorithm

OK Maine Sail, you have made me feel good about my purchase. But, I have questions.
I don't know how to do the quote thing so:
"These chargers use what I refer to as "adaptive learning"...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-25-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By MoncSail
smart chargers need to go back to school?

Main Sail
Thank you for your well thought out response. Your list of variables that I CAN control, will go to the boat. I just bought my first hydrometer, so I will be careful. Your explanation...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-23-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By MoncSail
recovering battery abuser. Another mistake?

I recently purchased 2 new Trojan T-1275 12V 150ahr@20hr batteries. They replaced 2 Trojan 30XHS batteries only 2 1/2 years old. Batteries+ convinced me that I abused the batteries by sulfating them...
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