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Search: Posts Made By: jasn
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By jasn
Re: Chainplate Fabricator Recommendations?

Thanks all.

These are great suggestions. Since they're close to me, I'll start with getting some estimates from Carter Fab and Metalcraft.

Jason
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-08-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By jasn
Chainplate Fabricator Recommendations?

I've pulled all 6 chainplates out of my 1991 Contest 35S. Two are pretty standard looking rectangular bars, but the other four are more elaborate featuring plates welded to tubular metal. I'm looking...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-07-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By jasn
Chainplate Fabricator in Annapolis Area

Any recommendations for good chainplate fabricators in the area would be appreciated. Also if you used someone out of the area you liked, I'd be interested in hearing those recommendations too,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-03-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By jasn
Re: Help Finding Maine Statute that provides for an Affidavit of Heirship

Thanks David. I've searched all over that site, (and this (http://www.maineprobate.net/index.html) one, and this (http://ursus.maine.edu/) one). I can't find anything that describes what an Affidavit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-03-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By jasn
Help Finding Maine Statute that provides for an Affidavit of Heirship

I'm trying to find the Maine statute that describes the format and content for an Affidavit of Heirship.

I received one when I purchased my sailboat, and now the NVDC wants me to provide a copy of...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-07-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By jasn
Re: Recommend a portable battery charger/maintainer

I don't know if it perfectly fits your needs, but I recently purchased a CTEK 7002 (http://smartercharger.com/battery-chargers/#CTEK%20Multi%20US%207002), (cheaper from Amazon), which can do float...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-07-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

Thanks again.. I think I'm leaning in that direction. Lastly for me, if you have recommendations along the lines of good solar panel controllers, and good brands of solar panels, I'm all ears.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-07-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

Maine Sail,

Many thanks for this, (and your many other), informative post. I've come to the conclusion that I'm going to drop plans for adding an inverter, and concentrate on upgrading the battery...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-06-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

Thanks Colin..

I was guessing that most marine inverter uses underway, involved traditional home appliances, (more or less). I'm thinking at this point I'll hold off on an inverter. Down the road,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-06-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

I do have a Frigoboat refrigerator but I don't mind overbuilding the system this winter. That way when I get to adding the updated entertainment electronics, cell and/or wifi boosters, and start...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-06-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

OK.

BTW, are most marine applications of inverters used under way for things like running the hot water heater, and AC appliances, (TVs, microwaves, etc.)?

Jason
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-05-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

Thanks Brian..

I appreciate the explanation of the battery switch. Would this (http://www.bluesea.com/products/1406/3_M-Series_Single_Circuit_ON-OFF_Horizontal) series switch accomplish what you...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-05-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Re: Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

(Given the scope of the electrical refit, I considered moving up to lithium batteries. However, I think that this time, I'm going to focus on upgrading the bank size, adding a combined AC/DC panel,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-05-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By jasn
Considerations for Upgrading Electrical System

I purchased a 1991 Contest 35s sailboat at the end of last season, and she's now on the hard, and being refit for this coming season. Which includes an electrical refit. Currently, all 3 Group 31...
Forum: Electronics 01-25-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By jasn
Re: Configuring New System - Which Components?

Thanks for all the suggestions.. I really appreciate it.

I was able to do some more research by reading through several of the product manuals as well as reference documents, (like the SeaTalk...
Forum: Electronics 01-24-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By jasn
Re: Configuring New System - Which Components?

Truth is there's no need to replace anything. (My first plan was to simply connect the ST60s to the Garmin 740, via an NMEA2000 network). However, I'm a geek, and I'd like to add some new toys...
Forum: Electronics 01-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By jasn
Re: Configuring New System - Which Components?

Thanks for the response.

To be fair, my boat currently came with these classes of components, un-integrated, from different manufacturers, (and prior generations). Given her current state, I was...
Forum: Electronics 01-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By jasn
Configuring New System - Which Components?

I have my 35', (14k lb), sailboat derigged and on the hard for the winter, and I'm seriously contemplating doing a complete electronics refit on her. Initially I just wanted to get a sense of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By jasn
Re: Replacing Pedestal Guard on older Whitlock Pedestal

Thanks again Faster and Samson1..

I was opting to look into a Lewmar, (who bought Whitlock), replacement, but especially with samson1's confirmation that the Edson was a good fit, I will look into...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-18-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By jasn
Re: Replacing Pedestal Guard on older Whitlock Pedestal

Thanks Guys,

I appreciate the responses. I'm going to go the route of servicing this pedestal, (removal, powder coating, etc.), and while I'm at it, upgrading the pedestal guard to one that is 12"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By jasn
Replacing Pedestal Guard on older Whitlock Pedestal

Hello All,

I purchased a 1991 Contest 35s this past October, and I'm considering moving the Garmin 740 GPSmap plotter and the Raymarine ST60 wind, depth and speed gauges, to a pod configuration,...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-22-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By jasn
Re: Best Homes w/Slip in the Chesapeake Bay Area

Good point. I should have been clearer in that it was the National Harbor properties that got me thinking about the subject but I'm partial to living on the bay. Having said that, if someone has a...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-22-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By jasn
Best Homes w/Slip in the Chesapeake Bay Area

I was checking out the new National Harbor website (http://nationalharbor.com/), and I noted that in addition to their existing condos, they've got a new townhome development going in called Potomac...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-13-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,297
Posted By jasn
Re: Replacing Head Plumbing

Found some blog posts that might be helpful too;

SailSense - Plumbing (http://www.sailsense.com/plumbing1.html)
Attainable Adventure Cruising - PVC Pipe...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 5,358
Posted By jasn
Where's the Best Liveaboard Marina?

This was prompted by a discussion I recently had with someone who mentioned to me that Connecticut by state law, doesn't allow any liveaboards, and some threads here which mention various other...
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