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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By sailrmon
Re: Replacing old VHF

Defender has the Ram 3 remote mic for $89.99 plus shipping. it was $99.95 at W.M so i included it with the GX2150 since there were no shipping charges.

Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By sailrmon
Re: Replacing old VHF

Thanks for the replys everyone. while planning for our trip down the east coast in 2008 i checked our signal strenght with a S.W meter and we were only transmitting 1/3 of what we should have been....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By sailrmon
Replacing old VHF

The display on my old (14+ years) Standard horizon Intrepid has failed and i am replacing it. the technology has changed a lot and i am looking at the Standard Horizon Matrix 2150 with AIS. also the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By sailrmon
Re: Spartite and new mast boot

Well, thanks fellas for all the good advice, i really did consider the dead inner tube. after pushing an old ejector pin down the sail track i realized the Spartite had leaked into the track at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By sailrmon
Re: Spartite and new mast boot

Thanks for the reply Faster, i think i am leaning towards splitting it to get it off. the problem is that when the Spatite was poured into the deck collar the t-slot (sail slidetrack)was not sealed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By sailrmon
Spartite and new mast boot

Hello all, i would like to replace the mast boot before restepping mast but i have the Spartite mast wedge system at the base of the mast. any ideas how to get the spartite off the mast base to get...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-09-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,829
Posted By sailrmon
Personally i could not agree with DaveBernard52...

Personally i could not agree with DaveBernard52 more. while on our trip in 2008 i used this site along with several other sources, cruising guides and talking to the locals to make what i felt was an...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-29-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,829
Posted By sailrmon
What is your destination in Florida? while on our...

What is your destination in Florida? while on our 1 year sabatical out of the Great Lakes in 2008 my wife and i chose to take the outside route from Charleston to Fernandina Beach, Fla. avoiding a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 2,325
Posted By sailrmon
My wife and i did this very trip last year,...

My wife and i did this very trip last year, leaving our home port in Sandusky, Oh. in July 2009 and sailing to Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, in the Florida Keys. we took the canal, had the mast...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By sailrmon
Boat is a Catalina 42, 60' to Vhf antenna. ...

Boat is a Catalina 42, 60' to Vhf antenna.

Bill
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-06-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By sailrmon
Thanks to all for the responses. fortunetly our...

Thanks to all for the responses. fortunetly our insuance has no restrictions on where we can store, still looking at northern Fla. for safety. will check on them all.

S/V Wendy Michelle
Sunset...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-01-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By sailrmon
Summer storage in Fla.

Happy New Year to all,

I am forced to return home early (end of Feb.) from my 1 year off due to buisness but would like to leave the boat in northern Fla. I came down from Ohio. will return around...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By sailrmon
I seem to have the most expensive one out there...

I seem to have the most expensive one out there at $73.00 dollars, Yanmar 4jh2e. I know, i sound like a tight %&^#.

Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 3,798
Posted By sailrmon
Impeller hrs

Does anyone have a recommended service schedule for raw water impellers. I know a lot depends on the water you are in salt/fresh debris or mostly clean. the last time i changed mine i had 262 hrs on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By sailrmon
Transmission woes

Coming into Solomans island Maryland yesterday my wife and i began having some transmission problems. when we shifted into forward it would not engage, then after several seconds 10-30 it would....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2008
Replies: 3,406
Views: 883,203
Posted By sailrmon
Bill and Boop S/V "Wendy Michelle" ...

Bill and Boop
S/V "Wendy Michelle"
Sandusky,Ohio and Western Lake Erie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By sailrmon
Heat exchanger zincs

Hi all,

Big year, she has always been in fresh water but were taking her into the salt (the boat that is). I have replacesd all zincs but the heat exchanger, can't find em, we are on a Catalina 42...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2007
Replies: 245
Views: 16,113
Posted By sailrmon
Sorry, just read the first page on this thread...

Sorry, just read the first page on this thread and came out swinging. we also sail Lake Erie and the boats on the hard in Huron, oh, also had our first snow. blame it on cabin fever or maybe winter...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2007
Replies: 245
Views: 16,113
Posted By sailrmon
ok, take your punches. but to knock the...

ok, take your punches. but to knock the Catalina's (we own a C-42) they sure seem to be in every continent and every ocean. my G..... even a hunter circumnavigated. this debate will go on forever...
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