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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Swim Platform with Stern Hung Rudder?

Don't know the details on your boat (picture could help :)

This is a link to a Swedish company who make lot's of different swim platform kits, lots of ideas in the gallery Bathing platform Sailing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-19-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Homade Radome mast mount...

My local electronics installer installed a 3G radar on his car the other day....

He was on his way to the mountains to test if the 3G radar can be used on the cars that keep mountain passes open...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-19-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Antisense converters for NMEA 0183 to SeaTalkNG

It's the same as in your picture - but with a short converter cable that matches the SeatalkNG backbone.

The package contains this (DeviceNet Adaptor Cable)...
Forum: Electrical Systems   06-19-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Antisense converters for NMEA 0183 to SeaTalkNG

I have installed one on my boat.
The cable on the Actisense without plug is the NMEA 0183 side (called a pig tail), this has both send and receive wires.
The cable with plug is the NMEA 2000 side,...
Forum: Electronics   06-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By knuterikt
Re: AIS problem

My Furno NN3D only support AIS on NMEA 0183..
Even though it also have a NMEA 2000 port.
Check that the NMEA port is configured for high speed.
Forum: Electronics   06-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By knuterikt
Re: AIS problem

There is a high speed NMEA 0183 protocol that can be used for AIS
Plotters that support AIS need to have NMEA 2000 or 0183 HS
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2015
Replies: 70
Views: 3,286
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Labrador...

Nice post with lots of fine pictures.

For me this puts the geographical and climate differences into perspective.

You turned south again at 58°12′N, my home port is at 59°53′N almost 1.5°...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Homade Radome mast mount...

All chart plotters I know need acculturate heading information to be able to overlay the radar picture (which is always heading up) on top of a chart.
Seems all of them require a heading sensor to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Homade Radome mast mount...

From the Scanstrut web site

Sorry didn't mean to offend you:)
Mine is manually adjustable but I have never needed to use this feature.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,344
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Homade Radome mast mount...

You need to include some sort of damping into your design.
Explain why the ready made ones is costly.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Emergency tiller

It's good practice to test emergency equipment.
How could you know that the tiller fits the boat if you don't test it?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Masthead: Cotter pins or rings?

Reusing cotter pins is a no no...
Not likely that a rope will catch the split rings in that location
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1,861
Posted By knuterikt
Re: To worry or not to worry… blisters? (photos)

This does not look like blisters, look like barnacle footprints the edges is clearly visible in the picture.
Easy to find out.. barnacle footprints sit's on the surface just scrape the footprints...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Double braid rope eye splice woes

There is a reason why the rope manufacturers specify different splices for different rope constructions.

Different rope construction and fibers do have different effects on rope properties....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,479
Posted By knuterikt
Re: A Dragon in the anchorage

A good case for learning to read and use proper day shapes😄
No more you can see my anchor chain
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Knot failures

I'm having a hard time trying to visualize what you did..
1. Did you have the load on the end where you had the last (locking) half hitch?
2. Or did you tie using the bight - double'd up rope?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-20-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Knot failures

A square knot can easily collapse and get undone
From Square Knot (Reef Knot) | How to tie the Square Knot (Reef Knot) | Scouting Knots (http://www.animatedknots.com/reef/index.php?Categ=scouting&)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-19-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,676
Posted By knuterikt
Re: This PFD could have killed me!

It's important to start CPR immediately on persons with hypothermia.
The University hospital of North Norway - Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge - Home (http://www.unn.no/?lang=en_US) is one of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Top down Spinn Furlers ...

I don't have first hand experience with top down furlers.
But my system is similar - I have the Facnor AFX system that Facnor made before they changed to top down.

The AFX system is similar as it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Stuffing Box Mystery

Some "stuffing" boxes don't have packing but use shaft seals instead - not easy to distinguish from each other..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Parts for Old Pintail?

Can't see any shroud attachments in this picture?
Need to see the whole mast
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Parts for Old Pintail?

If your mast have had spreaders you should be able to find traces of the attachment to the mast.
Pictures of your mast is needed to find a suitable new spreader.
The next you need to now is the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,473
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Parts for Old Pintail?

There is little original equipment for boats, mostly the boat builders source parts from different producers.
Can you find any information about the make of the mast?
Post some pictures of the mast...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Oh Geess....

Michiel de Ruyter was a Dutch Admiral, don't think he falls into the Pirate category.

Michiel de Ruyter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Boom Brake Setup

That is a good solution if the main is loose footed.
Instead of using eye straps you could use a line along the underside of the boom to the main sheet bail and goose neck to prevent it from...
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