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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,371
Posted By capn_dave
Re: wrong color foulies?

Hello Groggy,

Nope........ it only matters if you fall overboard and want to be seen.

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-16-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,810
Posted By capn_dave
Re: What's it really like out there?

Boring with a little terror on the side
Forum: Morgan   05-30-2012
Replies: 155
Views: 35,456
Posted By capn_dave
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Ok I got a question,

We have 3 of these boats at our Marina. All of them are in storage and I have personally hauled all of them. The keels on the boats in the pictures do not look like the ones...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-10-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By capn_dave
I'll bet there is one wire going to the Alternator

If that's the case, you have a self exciting alternator. That is, the Alternator will not turn on until the engine reaches a set rpm. It has to make it's own magnetic field. Once it starts...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-03-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 15,227
Posted By capn_dave
A cat 5 cable can be over 500' Long

The Bullet will work just fine between 9 and 27 VDC. You should be ok without doing all the fancy wiring. Besides I am not sure I would really want to put a wifi antenna up really high. Believe it...
Forum: Electrical Systems   11-21-2011
Replies: 104
Views: 5,796
Posted By capn_dave
Izzy

That is the most intellegent thing said in this whole thread.

LOL

Dave
Forum: C & C   10-11-2011
Replies: 5
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Views: 921
Posted By capn_dave
Well you can call Don Moyer

Or follow my suggestions:


Most parts are interchangeable between early and late model engines. However, a few parts (particularly some of those used in fuel, ignition, and cooling systems) are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By capn_dave
Smile Well they don't really emit darkness

They actually absorb or suck in light. You can see this effect, if you hook a LED up backwards. The room will go dark!

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-15-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By capn_dave
Thanks John

I pray you are still doing well. Man you scared the crap outta me. We miss you

Take care buddie and give a hug to your wife from all of us

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By capn_dave
Untold story of boats and 911

Wow! Just watched this, I never knew this about 911.

I guess we ain't such a bad bunch.
BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience - YouTube...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-24-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 6,657
Posted By capn_dave
I did that once

I am still paying alimony

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Living Aboard   02-16-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 17,325
Posted By capn_dave
Smile Check your in box

Hi Brian,

I just seny you an email.

I also second Dog's advice. Please don't put your email address for all
to see.

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 7,368
Posted By capn_dave
Here Is a Post I made about Kiwi Grip awhile Back

I have 3 Gallons That I still have to get down LOL Anywho here is a report I did awhile ago.
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/34341-kiwi-grip-non-skid-3.html

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Diesel   10-11-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 3,060
Posted By capn_dave
Are you tyring to get hot water?

If so, can you tell me where the hoses from the water heater go to.

They should be hooked to the fresh water side of the engine. The raw side will never get hot enough.

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,611
Posted By capn_dave
Search KiwiGrip On this site

Denise,

I did a post on KiwiGrip a while back http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/34341-kiwi-grip-non-skid-3.html

I was impressed with the stuff and recommend it to our do it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 17,342
Posted By capn_dave
Now this is weird and shouldn't work

Even if this post is a couple of years old, it is a subject that is ongoing.

A couple of cruisers at my marina have been experimenting with black Magic Marker
Yep you heard me Black Magic...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,896
Posted By capn_dave
Smile When the cat's away the rats wanna play Eh

(the EH part is me talking Canadian.) Hog, I'll betcha granny didn't show you her tribal tattoo, did she.
Imagine and I are now wearing tinfoil hats. We know the goverment is using mind...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-25-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,896
Posted By capn_dave
Well If you have 2" draft

Have no problem like Imagine, LOL besides he has 2 hulls and is 30 FEET WIDE. That boat of his don't turn to good.

Now If you would have 4.5 foot draft you would be allot better off. I would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By capn_dave
Well I'll Take A Shot

The top photo looks like a depth transducer mount. The second thingy is the bottom rudder mount. It holds the rudder on.
I know the name of it, but for the life of me I can't spell it right now....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,403
Posted By capn_dave
Island Time PC

uses the Bullet made by the same people that make the Nano Station.

The Bullet is designed to plug into a WIFI antenna. Ubiquiti makes both units.

I used to push the Radio Labs antenna, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By capn_dave
You should use a selector switch

Something like this Amazon.com: Sima SSW 4 Speaker Selector (4 Speaker Pairs): Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Sima-SSW-Speaker-Selector-Pairs/dp/B00005NCWM). as was stated before the diodes...
Forum: Diesel   01-02-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,371
Posted By capn_dave
Is your Engine

Below the waterline? I could be a stuck anti-siphon valve.

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Florida - Eastern   12-12-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,550
Posted By capn_dave
It aint pretty

It seems the Port really doesn't want to spend the money to repair them. At least with the solutions presented so far. I think they had 4 different engineering reports(divers inspect) done. One...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   12-11-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,550
Posted By capn_dave
Why not Cap'n Dave?

They are 165.00 a month including showers etc.

Fair Winds

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,495
Posted By capn_dave
The two handed crank, HUMmmmmm!

:) I used to have one, I called it Sweet Heart.

Fair Winds

Dave
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