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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By f182
Re: Experience installing portlights without fasteners?

I have used a different product here in Aus. Have look at the FixTech products and a product FS200. Have used this system on Gallivant with great results.
Web site fixtech.com - fixtech...
Forum: Electronics   07-27-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By f182
We just replaced our old 4000 series with X5 GP...

We just replaced our old 4000 series with X5 GP tiller pilot took a few circles to swing the compass.
The auto learn went well under sail in 15knts just reaching in a 1.5m swell. Passed our auto...
Forum: Oceania   01-18-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 6,098
Posted By f182
Tasmaina Crusing Tasmania J....

Tasmaina

Crusing Tasmania J. Brettingham-Moore
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,541
Posted By f182
I run 3 reefs on Gallivant she is easy driven and...

I run 3 reefs on Gallivant she is easy driven and off shore in 30 knots we run the third reef and the storm jib.
We swap the first reef line to the third reef for off shore work this makes the first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 23,424
Posted By f182
We have a storm jib on Gallivant on our crossing...

We have a storm jib on Gallivant on our crossing of the Australian Bight last month, most of the crossing was under a Storm Jib and 3rd reef in the main (25 -35knts).
This combination allowed us to...
Forum: Diesel   10-05-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,949
Posted By f182
Hi Superick On my MD2030 setup you have to...

Hi Superick

On my MD2030 setup you have to shut off the fuel as tank is the above the hieght of the engine and the line is pressures by fuel.
As for changing the filter just unscrew, bleeding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,104
Posted By f182
We have a Natureshead no major problems...

We have a Natureshead no major problems liveaboard so need to empty once a month, pee bottle every 2-3 days.
Have increase the edge with silicone near the solids trap door due to liquid flow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By f182
I have a Ampair 300 its output is about 75% the...

I have a Ampair 300 its output is about 75% the rated current for wind speed.
This I believe is caused by the yacht sailing on anchor or mooring. If the unit can get clear air this increases the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,995
Posted By f182
HI on Gallivant we installed an Australian system...

HI on Gallivant we installed an Australian system Ozefridge this has be a great system. Easy to retro fit in a tight, small opening ice box. Its 12 volt system with water assissted cooling for the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By f182
Thumbs up Thanks chaps, a bit more of a fill in my wife and...

Thanks chaps, a bit more of a fill in my wife and I ran away from Tassie in 2004 and travel around in Aus in a 4x4 and trailer. Seen a fair bit by road in 3 years, settled in Kalgoorlie for 3 years....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-18-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By f182
Hi all for Bunbury WA

Great site for info.
My wife and sail a Farr 36 we converted to a cruiser.
We have cut the mooring lines and are a drift at present in Bunbury Western Australia.
The intention is to run back up...
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