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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,187
Posted By sundown2
is there anything fouling the prop or the prop...

is there anything fouling the prop or the prop shaft? IE: can you turn the shaft by hand (with the engine shut off and out of gear)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-07-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By sundown2
In the interest of General Information this is an...

In the interest of General Information this is an excerpt of an email from my brother (who is an electronics tech) in response to my query of "how efficient is it to drive my via an inverter"?
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Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-07-2006
Replies: 3,410
Views: 888,891
Posted By sundown2
Gulf of Georgia, Mainland Inlets, Inside Passage ...

Gulf of Georgia, Mainland Inlets, Inside Passage British Columbia
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By sundown2
Thumbs up Thanks everone for all the help. I am not sure...

Thanks everone for all the help. I am not sure which make/model laptops I have on the boat but I will check in the morning then order Kensington adaptor if they have the right ends. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By sundown2
I appreciate ALL advice

I appreciate everyone's input to my questions - I hope no one felt I was slagging thier replies.

Hellosailor: I like the idea of a dedicated battery - that would give peace of mind. It is funny...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By sundown2
thanks for the advice

Thanks for the advice about the dc to dc. I will definitly explore that one more. RE: shut off plotter. After more than 30 years of pushing commercial boats around on DR I am more than willing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2006
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By sundown2
pc chart display

I just found out how much juice my laptop is using. I need to find a less expensive (in terms of power comsumption) way to display my boats position while cruising. I already own my NobelTek...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-20-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 19,658
Posted By sundown2
alternator test - diesel engine

a real simple test to check an alternator is to take a piece of metal (screwdriver etc) and hold close to the back of the alternator while it is running. If it is producing electricity it will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-19-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By sundown2
metric waste fittings?

I am in Canada and we are ''suposed to be'' a metric country. If you elaborate a wee bit on what it is that you want I will check my local plumbing supplier and see what I can find. I am not sure...
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