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Search: Posts Made By: Gladrags1
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-07-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By DougSabbag
European antifouling paint - results

Hi folks!
Well, my wife and I spent a week sailing from Portorosa / Sicily amongst the Aeolian Islands last week and I noticed that the boats there - even the old fishing boats - seemed to have very...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

The problems are / could be:

1- Aged batteries beyond their useful life. No healthy 500+ Ah GEL battery bank should EVER drop electronics even at 50% SOC when starting a 4J Yanmar.. Something is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

Depends. If the current gel batteries are older and have lost capacity over time the problem may persist. If that is true it will only get worse. I would install a starting battery or you may have to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

No need for a starting battery if you clean up the existing problems, mainly putting in a good ground point and getting rid of the JB Weld kludge job. You might also take a good look at cable sizing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Steve523
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

Darn I just spent so long telling you how to check this, I lost the whole message when I tried to send because I was automatically logged out. Private message me and I will try again later. You can...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By redline
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

First, definitely clean up and fix that ground. I had a poor ground on the engine block which almost caused a fire as it heated up and melted the insulation on another wire passing beside it,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

Engaging the starter is pulling the voltage available to the instrument circuit below what is needed to keep the chartplotter on. I suspect that you may not have a fuse on your battery bank...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By newhaul
Re: Engine start shuts off chartplotter

Sounds like the starter is intact drawing lots of extra power and yes fix the ground on the motor BTW job weld is a verry poor conductor of electrical current. Any time you have poor connections it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Alex W
Re: Great customer support from Raymarine

You don't need to get the e7 onto the internet to update the firmware (I don't even think that is an option). The firmware is copied to a blank micro-SD card, then you power on the e7 with that card...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 09-11-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By wavedancer38
Re: Grow Oysters for CBF

Gladrags,
Found this on the CBF foundation website. There is a seminar in Annapolis this weekend:
New Oyster Gardener Workshop (MD)
Location: U.S. Naval Academy Greenbury Point Nature Center
289...
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