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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-11-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Tri-Matrix ports, glass or acrylic?

I installed the Tri-Matrix ports on my boat and had the same question. After discussing it with NFM, if I recall, if you take the glass lens option, they give you the glass lens and you swap out the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,825
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Catalina Direct

Another very satisfied customer here. I used them several times in the past when I owned a Catalina 25.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-04-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Garmin BlueChart g2 or BlueChart g2 Vision

I have the Vision card for my 441S chartplotter. I don't find the satellite imagery and aerial photos to be that helpful. I was dissapointed to find they are quite low resolution and lack detail....
Forum: Diesel   08-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JustinC25
Re: 2QM20 Tach wiring

Did you ever get your tach working or try another solution. I'm back to looking at my options and came across the TinyTach Design Technology, Inc., Home of the Tiny-Tach - Diesel Tiny-Tach Tachometer...
Forum: Diesel   08-18-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Yanmar 2QM20 Smoke Opinions?

Yeah, I would feel much better knowing what RPM I've been running. I came across the Tiny-Tach Design Technology, Inc., Home of the Tiny-Tach - Diesel Tiny-Tach Tachometer...
Forum: Diesel   08-18-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Yanmar 2QM20 Smoke Opinions?

Yesterday was a great day on the water. I ran the engine for the first 30 minutes motoring us 5.5-6 knots into a 10 knot breeze. There was no smoke that I could see, but the wind could have quickly...
Forum: Diesel   08-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By JustinC25
Re: Yanmar 2QM20 Smoke Opinions?

I checked the oil and it appears to be where I filled it to when I changed it. I've probably only put a few hours (<10 guessing) on the engine this season, so I guess depends on the rate it burns, if...
Forum: Diesel   08-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By JustinC25
Yanmar 2QM20 Smoke Opinions?

I'm troubleshooting my Yanmar 2QM20. The engine has gotten air in the lines once each of the past three seasons. Each time I think I found the leak and fixed it. This last time was a month ago...
Forum: Diesel   05-27-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JustinC25
Re: 2QM20 Tach wiring

Did you get it calibrated? I meant to take a closer look at my alternator yesterday. Is the signal line used for the engine panel light that goes off once the engine is running? Do you have any...
Forum: Diesel   05-18-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JustinC25
Re: 2QM20 Tach wiring

Are you using a tachometer similar to this?
Laser Photo Tachometer measures RPM for Model Airplane Engine Electric Gas Motor | eBay...
Forum: Diesel   05-15-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JustinC25
Re: 2QM20 Tach wiring

Can you tell me which Faria model number you used? From my previous research, I found we would have to buy the magnetic sender and screw it in to the transmission where there is currently a bolt....
Forum: Diesel   05-15-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JustinC25
Re: 2QM20 Tach wiring

I'm interested to read about your progress. I have a 1978 Endeavour 32 and want to put a tach on my 2QM20 as well. I have seen in diagrams that the transmission has a plug where a tach sender is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By JustinC25
Sailboatlistings.com and Sailingtexas.com are two...

Sailboatlistings.com and Sailingtexas.com are two free sites I used a couple years ago to sell my last boat. The only emails I recall receiving were from my sailboatlistings.com ad and the first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2009
Replies: 436
Views: 57,609
Posted By JustinC25
I just turned 27 last month and bought my first...

I just turned 27 last month and bought my first boat, a Catalina 25 a few years ago. I'm the "young one" at my marina. I also find it rare to come across other people of my generation into sailing....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By JustinC25
Thumbs up I took advantage of the lifetime warranty...

I took advantage of the lifetime warranty replacement when two of mine developed cracks on the eyelets causing them to leak. That was considered a defect and they replaced them. They do not cover...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 5,643
Posted By JustinC25
Denise, glad to hear your input. I've been...

Denise, glad to hear your input. I've been thinking upgrading to a 30' sailboat but then think I shouldn't and don't really need to. One of my thoughts was maybe I would have friends join me more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 5,643
Posted By JustinC25
That's what I'm looking for! :D

That's what I'm looking for! :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 5,643
Posted By JustinC25
I completely relate to this topic. When I bought...

I completely relate to this topic. When I bought my sailboat almost two years ago, I was thinking I would be taking my friends and family out all the time. One of my main reasons of buying a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2007
Replies: 137
Views: 8,034
Posted By JustinC25
I like this thread and agree with a lot of what...

I like this thread and agree with a lot of what is said. I’m 25 and bought my first sailboat almost two years ago. I never grew up around the water or boats; I just had the dream that it was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-09-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,094
Posted By JustinC25
Yeah that Zingara catamaran was huge! Not that I...

Yeah that Zingara catamaran was huge! Not that I would want to own it or will ever be able to afford it, but a week charter sure would be awesome. I asked our tour guide Frans, "So, how do you get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 3,321
Posted By JustinC25
I just got onto a Sprint SERO plan which has...

I just got onto a Sprint SERO plan which has unlimited high speed data access for only $30 a month. It also has 500 anytime minutes, no roaming charges, unlimited nights starting at 7pm/weekends,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,037
Posted By JustinC25
I am almost finished with connecting up new hoses...

I am almost finished with connecting up new hoses to my holding tank. I have one question though... How far do you really need to get the hose on the barb? Of course some are very tough and I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2007
Replies: 49
Views: 34,689
Posted By JustinC25
I just washed and polished my Flag Blue Awlgrip...

I just washed and polished my Flag Blue Awlgrip hull this passed Sunday before finally being put into the water this season (had many projects to complete). The hull looks beautiful, but it does...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-15-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By JustinC25
Hi Kasey, I'm always up for meeting new...

Hi Kasey,

I'm always up for meeting new people that enjoy sailing, especially in our age range. I sail about 5 miles south of Annapolis with my Catalina 25. I'm currently on the hard getting a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By JustinC25
I've been very happy with Defender. I've placed...

I've been very happy with Defender. I've placed several orders in the past 1.5 since I bought my first boat and their service has been very good and they have excellent prices. I really like how if...
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