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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 3,379
Posted By sailnby
volvo penta parts

Try http://www.volvopentaparts.com
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2003
Replies: 16
Views: 1,927
Posted By sailnby
Members Directory Pictures

I used a photo editor and resized after some trial and error, before the shot was excepted and actually showed up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2003
Replies: 16
Views: 1,927
Posted By sailnby
Members Directory Pictures

Seems like there are image size constraints when you upload a picture. I had to resize our pics to 200 X 150 pixels.
Greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-11-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By sailnby
C.A.R.D. systems

Your radar detector web site is:
http://www.survivalsafety.com
Good Luck
Greg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 2,472
Posted By sailnby
77 dufour 28 info

Here''s the break down I have. Displacement=5180lbs. Ballast=2204lbs. Draft=5.18'' LOA=27.23'' LWL=20.34'' Max Beam=9.15'' Total Sail Area=431.3sf Genoa RSAF=265.4'' I=34'' J=10.3'' LPG=16''...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,472
Posted By sailnby
77 dufour 28 info

I have the Dufour 27 (139) and a few manuals.
Is your boat similar to the one at the bottom of http://home.houston.rr.com/sailnby/dufour2.html
Greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By sailnby
Noise on VHF from Fridge

Aerosail, The ferrite beads, RF chokes, torrodials and whatever other noise suppresion devices will work if the noise is coming through the power source, however as Jeff eluded this sounds as if it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,573
Posted By sailnby
magellan 6500 gps

You may want to download the manual before it goes away. http://www.magellangps.com/assets/manuals/oldprod/manual_NAV6500_6510.pdf
Hope this helps. Wilson
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-07-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 4,074
Posted By sailnby
Autohelm 1000

The Pirate is right unfortunately. I work on all sorts of electronics and have experience with that unit. If there is anyway to not open the controller, don''t. The boards are connected together U.K....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-04-2002
Replies: 1
  props
Views: 739
Posted By sailnby
props

Try http://64.216.70.130/myweb/ This link is a discussion area for Baumann Propeller in Houston. Most knowledgeable folks!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-04-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By sailnby
Magellans??

I have been using the Magellan 6000 chart plotter for several years. Check-out http://www.magellangps.com/en/
As far as a user group I have never looked.
Take Care Greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By sailnby
Health related Radar height concerns

When I wrote "mount it high as you can" I meant 10~25 feet.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-12-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By sailnby
Health related Radar height concerns

Tom, I have worked radar, sat. uplink, microwave, UHF and VHF Xmitters since the 1970''s. Some of that gear radiated over 5 million watts. I have had children, a head of hair like a bum, with no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By sailnby
Grounded!!!???

Several years ago I had a similar situation on a Hunt 17 swing keel with outboard. The boat was on a fresh water lake near Ft Worth TX so the lightning issue was major. I ran 1" wide copper as my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 3,021
Posted By sailnby
Internal Regulation

Ahhhhhh, the beef! Bruised engineer ego''s and all it always comes down to $$$.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By sailnby
Volvo intake valves for MD6A not avaiable from Volvo

Larry''s Pal: I have an MD6A also and have had excellent results from http://www.volvopentaparts.com/
Let us know what happens. Greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-19-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 3,021
Posted By sailnby
Internal Regulation

14.4 vdc is an ideal (room temp) value for flooded, and 14.1 vdc for gel type during bulk and absorption charge cycles. Wet cell float values should be near 13.3 vdc, with gels at 13.7 vdc. Very easy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 3,021
Posted By sailnby
Internal Regulation

Hi Jim,
Would you agree with the following?
Gelled batteries: They must be charged at a slower rate (C/20) to prevent excess gas from damaging the cells. Current must be limited. Other...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2002
Replies: 1
 
Views: 672
Posted By sailnby
http://www.redbeardyachtsystems.com/Marine%20Batte...

http://www.redbeardyachtsystems.com/Marine%20Battery%20Facts.htm
Just the facts....the guy writing this page sounds like he lives batteries.
Greg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By sailnby
Using My Computer Onboard

There are a multitude of board coating products (VCI/vapor corrosion inhibitors) to reduce oxidation problems with circuits in harsh enviroments. There is something called Board Kote that would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-01-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 3,021
Posted By sailnby
Internal Regulation

A resistor can reduce voltage. The formula R=E/I (R ohms,E voltage,I amps)determines some static value for R. The only constant value in a charging scenario is voltage, making a resistor no good. A...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 3,021
Posted By sailnby
Internal Regulation

Current limiting is the real concern with a gel cell. Highest current influx is during the bulk charge period, limited to whatever the manufacturer specifies. Around 80% of full charge current needs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By sailnby
Folding Prop

I have a Gori folding prop hung on my Volvo MD6A (Dufour27) that performs adeqately in most seas. When making a hard turn with power it makes a knocking sound that until checked out was somewhat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-13-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By sailnby
shaft position concerns Morgan OI 41

When we pulled the shaft yesterday I was surprised to see dimples machined near the set screw position, and now am unsure what he was refering to by no dimples. The dimples looked to be in great...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By sailnby
shaft position concerns Morgan OI 41

The guy has decided to install a flexible coupler, with new engine mounts (the old ones are originals from 79). He mentioned there were no dimples in the shaft at the set screws, just scoring from...
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