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Search: Posts Made By: Icarus05
Forum: Electrical Systems 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Which batteries for us?

Everyone, thanks for all the input!

So wet cells it is! I'm on board with golf cart but before I go down that path I have to make sure I can fit them but am a little reluctant to reconfigure the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Which batteries for us?

Your right...that is all great stuff.

I've been digging into all this stuff quite a bit. I'm very handy with about every mechanical system on the boat and descent at individual electrical...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Which batteries for us?

Thank you, great feedback.

The winter discharge rate is a good point.

Regarding charge rates, we have a 125Amp Alternator. I believe I can set the charge rate with the Heart Interface but...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Which batteries for us?

Thanks for the reply and I agree. I've been meaning to layout the numbers and will for the bank size.

What about AGM vs FLA with some of the other issues such as charging etc...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Icarus05
Which batteries for us?

Sorry as I know this question has been exhausted but I feel its relative to each boat and user.

My wife and I are the proud new owners of a new to us 36' boat. It currently has 24D AGM house...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-05-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Thoughts on 2 survey items

Hi all

Thanks for the feedback. It is a balsa cored hull from a very reputable and high quality European mfg.

The entire rest of the hull was dry and solid. This was a small area and dry too....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By Icarus05
Re: Thoughts on 2 survey items

Thanks. No the overall for the bottom was a good review. Good bottom paint, good soundings, and overall average moisture reading of 8-12%.

Any idea of what the repair would cost? It is likely...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By Icarus05
Thoughts on 2 survey items

Hello all,

What would your impression of the seriousness of below surveyor comments be? The survey also said the overall condition of the boat was very good and it was well cared for. I'm just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2010
Replies: 2,947
Views: 358,089
Posted By Icarus05
Bad Bfs

:laugher I think this guy has the spirit (if not a bit extreme) of BFS but I think the execution was definately lost on him.

Video: Sailor crashes boat for 13th time - Telegraph...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,221
Posted By Icarus05
Thanks gentlemen, good info. Is there...

Thanks gentlemen, good info.

Is there anything in particular to watch out for structuraly, mechanicaly, etc...with these boats?

I've noticed a pretty broad range in price (25% difference)...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,221
Posted By Icarus05
Thanks guys. Yes I realise the First...

Thanks guys.

Yes I realise the First series is a race boat; I race against one every week and am familiar with the breed. I'm partial to the idea of a boat that can weekend cruise on lake...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,221
Posted By Icarus05
Question Helm on Beneteau First 345

Hi all,
I'm planning on buying our first boat in the next year to year and a half. Doing a ton of leg work for the last six months or so and will contine to the bitter end. I over analyze but what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-08-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By Icarus05
Thanks! I'll be there!

Thanks! I'll be there!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Icarus05
Go to this link: Re-Packing A Traditional...

Go to this link:

Re-Packing A Traditional Stuffing Box Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/stuffing_box)

Either click or cut and paste in your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4,042
Posted By Icarus05
For Wind

I just got the windAlert app I saw on sailflows website but am not very impressed.

Then today I just got Windfinder which seems to be great. I wanted a good wind app to get an idea of how the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-19-2009
Replies: 57
Views: 4,368
Posted By Icarus05
Citizen Ecodrive Skyhawk

I would go with this b/c I've had one for 6 years with no problems. No batteries or winding. I has the digital bit for stop watch etc... plus can store and switch between timezones world wide. I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-03-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Icarus05
Add this to the list

How about fire. The only thing scarier to me than fire on a boat at sea is fire on an airplane in flight.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-07-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Icarus05
Biding Time

Hey all,

I absolutely love this forum.

I've been sailing on and off since I was about 14. First with little sunfish and then J boats and now a C&C 110 and occationally a Coranodo 25:eek: I...
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