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Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-30-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 2,691
Posted By Gunga Din
Re: Inheriting two sailing vessels

The chilean are the most serious people I know. It's a good and a bad thing. You won't find a maze of paperwork and corrupt officials to solve things up. But you won't get ANY shortcut either.
On...
Forum: Electrical Systems   11-27-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Gunga Din
I've bought all my LED lamps at a chinese "free...

I've bought all my LED lamps at a chinese "free shipping" website, except the mast top one. All 12v and all working fine for more than an year. Very very cheap and very good light.
I bought the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Gunga Din
Re: Hi from Brazil

Hi, Gi

The truth is I'm kind of new on this and I don't sail 1/10th of what I wanted to.
Paranaguá bay and north of Paraná is amazing. Beautiful natural scenery but not much of sailing - most of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-22-2012
Replies: 3,447
Views: 955,322
Posted By Gunga Din
Southern Brazil. Paranaguá.

Southern Brazil.
Paranaguá.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-22-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Gunga Din
Bem-vindos! Gabriel

Bem-vindos!

Gabriel
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-01-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
Posted By Gunga Din
It's almost perfect in all senses. I've just...

It's almost perfect in all senses.
I've just got mine and tried just once but am really impressed.
A small boat like mine has too much contrast in a sunny clear day - sail shadows, cabin, bimini....
Forum: Electronics   09-14-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 4,179
Posted By Gunga Din
I don't know much about radio, antennas or...

I don't know much about radio, antennas or cables. That's why I'm following this thread. But every mannual I've read said not to use the radio without an antenna.
Sometimes, we ruin one thing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,994
Posted By Gunga Din
Re: Diesel engine compartment ventilation

Hi, MarkSF
I didn't mean to correct you or be rude but you're wrong. Not literally if you wanted to differentiate exhaust gases from air but, then, there's no air in the exhaust.
What I meant it's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,994
Posted By Gunga Din
Or the same amount the engine is taking in? If...

Or the same amount the engine is taking in? If they're connected and the compartment is sealed.
Anyway, the hoses help to direct the flow to desired areas - like the alternator.
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-13-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By Gunga Din
Hi, I have the same problem, with the same...

Hi, I have the same problem, with the same windlass in a 27ft boat. I'm using rope only and totally happy. Instead of kgs of chain, I'm using a heavier anchor. I've used in quite strong winds and...
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