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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-02-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,091
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
OK, here's a progress report... The info at...

OK, here's a progress report... The info at kollman-marine.com was incredibly valuable at determining my problem:

Looks like after testing the input voltage(OK, 12VDC or above), Fan(OK, will...
Forum: Orphan Brands   05-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,822
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Endeavour 38 CC Lake Texoma, TX

Endeavour 38 CC Lake Texoma, TX
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,091
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
I thought I posted on here Monday, but I guess I...

I thought I posted on here Monday, but I guess I didn't submit it right.

Jiffylube, thanks so much for the link. That site appears to be exactly what I need.

Thanks again to everyone else...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,091
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Thanks for all the replies! The...

Thanks for all the replies!

The Supercoldmachine is air and water cooled. There is a switch that turns the water cool option on, but I never keep it on because it works quite adequately sans...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,091
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Yes, I believe I have. However, the unit is...

Yes, I believe I have. However, the unit is mounted in such a way that I can't see(just feel) the terminal connection side of the unit. I really cant even see the LED, just the reflection of it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,091
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Adler Barbour Troubleshooting (LED Flash)

I have an Adler Barbour SuperColdMachine of unknown age in a 1985 model Endeavour Sailboat. As of about a month ago, it's cooling ability greatly diminished and then appeared to be non working at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 4,918
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
I do not see the stern anchor as a critically...

I do not see the stern anchor as a critically important system at least in my use. I am considering, though, of opting for spooled regular rode of the type sailingdog speaks of. Do you guys know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 4,918
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
You're probably right but it is something that I...

You're probably right but it is something that I am willing to deal with for the convenience factor. I'm leaning towards the quickline currently because the reel is stainless steel. I don't know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 4,918
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Ankarolina or Quickline Flat Rode System? Opinions?

I am trying to choose which flat rode system I will use on my Endeavour 38cc. I will be installing it(or two if I think I can afford them!) on an aluminum arch on the stern of the boat to be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,179
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Thanks again guys for the opinions. Again, not...

Thanks again guys for the opinions. Again, not exactly what I wanted to hear, but good info. I am definitely going to proceed with my arch system but will probably re-think my idea of putting the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,179
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
I figure if the stern is too heavy and is a...

I figure if the stern is too heavy and is a noticeable performance deficit, I will keep the arch and opt for a lighter RIB without a console.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,179
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Thanks for the opinions everyone...I do still...

Thanks for the opinions everyone...I do still plan to go through with the project and hope that it doesn't affect the boat as drastically as you're saying.

I like the comment about the SUVs and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,179
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Good question...I am having the ARCH itself built...

Good question...I am having the ARCH itself built by a qualified stainless steel welder, but not a marine welding company. Hence the savings. Looks like I can get this done for about $2500. I'd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Another consideration is using a window unit...

Another consideration is using a window unit while you are at dock. My marina flooded this summer and had no electricity. Consequently, I had to use a generator to run my ACs for a couple of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-28-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,179
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Arch Davit System for 38cc-Can your dinghy be too big?

Hello-I'm having an arch davit system built for my Endeavour 38cc similar to the type that WellsMarine offers(but hopefully a lot cheaper). I just purchased a Zodiac Yachtline Deluxe RIB with 30hp...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 11,451
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
I have been the route of trying to fabricate my...

I have been the route of trying to fabricate my own rudder for a Macgregor 25...I would've saved a TON of money if I would have just bought the Idasailor rudder that I ended up purchasing that worked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 4,688
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Don't know if anyone has suggested it or not, but...

Don't know if anyone has suggested it or not, but any silicone based cleaner such as Greased Lightningh should make it slide right off. I know you said you re without water, but once you let the GL...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-13-2007
Replies: 96
Views: 14,811
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
Lake Texoma Liveaboard

I have lived on Lake Texoma in my Endeavour 38 CC for about 4 years and have just about arrived at the perfect formula for heating. I never leave anything on when I'm away unless it's a ceramic...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-13-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 2,439
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
My Mercury Hypalon inflatable began to sprout...

My Mercury Hypalon inflatable began to sprout leaks all over(very small ones) after only about 3 years. I would make a warranty issue about it, but since the transom joint is coming loose(covered...
Forum: Morgan   12-11-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,007
Posted By FortAwesomeIII
I currently live on the exact boat on Lake...

I currently live on the exact boat on Lake Texoma. I have been for 4 years and love it. I cannot comment personally on its bluewater capabilty, but it has easily shrugged off the worst that this...
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