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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By TRMN8R
Re: Stuffing box leak

Should be an adjustable nut on the threaded sleeve? If so, turn it down maybe a quarter or half turn and observe drip rate. Also, have you had the packing gland replaced recently?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By TRMN8R
Re: Isolated battery's forward for specific tasks...

Or find some battery operated fans? As others have already said, way more work than it needs to be, extra weight, outgassing issues if not using sealed batteries, who wants to move them when they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 7,511
Posted By TRMN8R
Waiting for FEDEX to deliver my BU-353 to my slip...

Waiting for FEDEX to deliver my BU-353 to my slip today, already downloaded OpenCPN and local NOAA ENC and RNC charts which came up great on the GUI. Can't wait to put it all together today! This...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2011
Replies: 41
Views: 7,511
Posted By TRMN8R
Where are people mounting their GPS receivers if...

Where are people mounting their GPS receivers if the laptop/netbook remains below? Many thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By TRMN8R
Agreed, I'd always go through a breaker panel,...

Agreed, I'd always go through a breaker panel, even if it had to 'share' with other low current devices.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By TRMN8R
According to your manual, the spec is 15 watt...

According to your manual, the spec is 15 watt draw. That translates to just over 1 amp if batteries are in fully charged state. Not knowing if you have other devices, ie VHF, AM/FM/CD, DS, KM, etc...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2008
Replies: 285
Views: 85,760
Posted By TRMN8R
Radio Shacked.

Radio Shacked.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By TRMN8R
Yeah, I noticed that too:confused:

Yeah, I noticed that too:confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By TRMN8R
Having same probs...............

Having same probs...............
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By TRMN8R
Problem with this scenario is that this is a very...

Problem with this scenario is that this is a very congested channel, and I would always assume that not everyone here understands the ROTR particularly when overtaking. I also noticed in the images...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 6,274
Posted By TRMN8R
I guess I better 'kick my Koolatron' to the curb...

I guess I better 'kick my Koolatron' to the curb tonight.......................
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By TRMN8R
Might want to insert a blocking diode which will...

Might want to insert a blocking diode which will prevent the panels from draining the batteries at night or depending on your electrical setup, preventing the alternator (motor) burning out the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-29-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,762
Posted By TRMN8R
No hi-jack here, but, staying glued to this...

No hi-jack here, but, staying glued to this thread and a couple others, since I'm just going through the research/learn/purchase process of GPS and chartplotters for my E27. Great info...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-26-2008
Replies: 3
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Views: 470
Posted By TRMN8R
Hello!

Hi! Newb here, just signed up, got back into the world of boating after 22 years............and just purchased a '78 Ericson 27 which I'm very excited about!! Did some reading here first,...
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