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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By NewportNewbie
Backstay attachment options?

Here is the transom of my boat and you can see the backstay is attached to the transom with that strap. I would love to not have that strap on the transom. Is there a way I can attach across the...
Forum: Diesel   1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: 2GM20F doesn't reach full rpms

Great question…I assumed it was working properly and this was a new situation. Was it always this way or did this just start to happen? With me it started slightly and got worse over time until it...
Forum: Diesel   1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: 2GM20F doesn't reach full rpms

Its a clogged exhaust elbow….VERY common on Yanmar engines. There are 2 solutions.

1. Replace it.

2. Remove it and soak it for a week in distilled vinegar.

I did the second. Worked for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Schock Santana 30?

I'll resurrect an sold thread…I have a Santana 30 and LOVE it as well. Its got a great combo of utility, performance and ease of use. I looked at getting a newer boat a few years ago, but at the...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By NewportNewbie
I these 2 pics you can see where I'm talking...

I these 2 pics you can see where I'm talking about. The coiled traveler sheets are in the spot right now. I'd put one display on each side. Right below the traveler cleat. The ONLY thing that's...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By NewportNewbie
It's just the instruments. I think I have...

It's just the instruments. I think I have narrowed it down to 2 places. Making a board that slides into the companionway and puts them there. That's out of the way MOST of the time but even double...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Instrument Display Location?

Thanks! About 8 hours of waxing and it looks fresh again! The only problem with over the companionway is that my main sheet is right there. I had thought of doing a different sheeting system so...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By NewportNewbie
Instrument Display Location?

OK...SO I just got my Raymarine Wireless instruments up and running and I am now wondering where to put the displays. The cool thing is there are no wires and they are solar/battery powered so I can...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By NewportNewbie
I have a Raymarine Wireless system (Tack Tick).

I have a Raymarine Wireless system (Tack Tick).
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By NewportNewbie
NMEA wifi solutions??

I'm thinking about adding a NMEA wifi router to get instrument data to iPhones/iPads. Thinking eventually I'd like to control an autopilot with iPhone/iPad or even a Mac. Any suggestions and why? I...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: TackTick Raymarine T104 Super Sail System installation problems

Update 2. West Marine swapped out my system with a brand new one. 5 minutes later and it was up and running!
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By NewportNewbie
maybe it's the hardware in the original iPad that...

maybe it's the hardware in the original iPad that doesn't support the newer features of the operating system. If it was planned obselescence why haven't they dropped the 2nd or 3rd gen iPad from the...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: What to do with an I-Pad?

Lol battery life. It's the best in the industry on Apple devices. Don't believe the advertising lol. There's a reason the company has more cash than the govt. that original iPad can do EVERYTHING it...
Forum: Diesel   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 not revving past 3100 RPM

Anyone have any experience with these stainless steel/aluminum elbows on eBay? They state they are better than the cast iron Yanmar ones because they won't corrode as easily...and they are cheaper....
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: What to do with an I-Pad?

Gotcha....so Apple should allow you to keep a 6 year old iPad current...lol...Thats why you don't buy Apple products? ok....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Need new CF number stickers....where to buy?

I guess I am overthinking this...lol...yes just white letters will work...just remove the existing letters, then reapply white letter only. Thats easy to find. Thanks! I was making this much more...
Forum: Electronics   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: TackTick Raymarine T104 Super Sail System installation problems

Update...after charging over 7 days, no luck...After more research it seems my "open box" purchase was cobbled together from various pieces and it seems pieces from various generations. So West...
Forum: Diesel   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yanmar 3YM20 not revving past 3100 RPM

I have a Yanmar 3YM20 with only a few hundred hours on it. Last year I had a problem with revving and in fact it wouldn't rev at all and I slacked the exhaust elbow in vinegar and that helped. It...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By NewportNewbie
Need new CF number stickers....where to buy?

One side of the boats CF numbers are peeling and ratty looking. The boat is a medium blue and the numbers that are on there now are white and a matching blue background. Where can I get those same...
Forum: Electronics   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
Raymarine said the batteries need to be full for...

Raymarine said the batteries need to be full for the pairing. After the pairing they should be ok. One plus is that all these pairing and networking attempts have me comfortable with the system! ...
Forum: Electronics   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yup nothing. In go to health and see nothing...

Yup nothing. In go to health and see nothing connected for wind, hull or NMEA. Spoke to Raymarine This morning and they said the remotes and hull transmitter need to be charged for 5 days if they...
Forum: Electronics   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
The auto networking procedure is the only one I...

The auto networking procedure is the only one I saw. Is there a separate pairing procedure or is that it?
Forum: Electronics   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By NewportNewbie
TackTick Raymarine T104 Super Sail System installation problems

I bought the system over a year ago and I just hauled the boat out and installed the transducers when I did the bottom paint last week. I ran the wires and wanted to get the 2 displays and everything...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

FIXED!!!!

The vinegar did the trick! I soaked both the elbow pipe and the pipe that comes off the engine together. I didn't have a vice to separate them so I just dunked them connected in a...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

I replaced the raw water pump last year.
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