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Search: Posts Made By: beanctr56
Forum: Electronics 10-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By beanctr56
Re: VHF Output

Thanks all, I guess I should test the radio with the engine running although I keep the boat plugged into the dock so I should have full power. I also tested another spare radio and it showed 15w....
Forum: Electronics 10-22-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By beanctr56
VHF Output

I just installed a new antenna on my sailboat. My old one was blasted off by a lightning strike. I used a shakespeare tester to make sure the antenna had a good connection and the tester said it did....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By beanctr56
Re: Sequitur- We Bought a Sailing Skūtsje

Michael,

Thanks for taking the time to write your blogs, I've enjoyed reading them. Good Luck with your new boat!

Rick
Forum: Electronics 08-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,540
Posted By beanctr56
Re: Raymarine SeaTalk Troubleshooting

My boat was hit by lightning a few weeks ago (direct hit everyone saw it). After replacing a relay my ST6001 says "seatalk failure". This is with only the ST6001 and compass plugged into the S2 core...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By beanctr56
Re: Advice Required on Deck Footwear

They are called "Tennis Shoes" here in the deep south! You forgot that one.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 7,989
Posted By beanctr56
Congrats on your purchase. Thats a good boat,...

Congrats on your purchase. Thats a good boat, I've sailed on it. Fast for its rating. Need any help let me know. Your neighbor to the west. Rick
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By beanctr56
Is this the Gary Mull Ranger 26? I had a 1973 at...

Is this the Gary Mull Ranger 26? I had a 1973 at one time which I restored. I had a manual but if I remember right there was not much to it. I might have a copy I'll check.
Any specific questions?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By beanctr56
Whats the tank made of? I had an aluminium tank...

Whats the tank made of? I had an aluminium tank on my Catalina 28 devlop a pinhole leak. Put alot of fuel in my bilge. One corner of the tank had been sitting in a a very small pool of water for a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By beanctr56
Looks like you had a nice breeze!

Looks like you had a nice breeze!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-13-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By beanctr56
Update, Blue Seas recommends this unit. It...

Update,

Blue Seas recommends this unit. It would be in my cockpit locker wired to my new shorepower input with 10ga wire.

Detailed Specifications for SMS ELCI Main + 3 Blank Circuit Positions -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,368
Posted By beanctr56
A 135 is a nice all around sail. Rick

A 135 is a nice all around sail.

Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By beanctr56
Thanks all for the information so far. I plan...

Thanks all for the information so far.
I plan on having a 30amp breaker in the boat on a panel then wiring the a/c to 1 or 2 15amp breakers on that panel.

Since this is more than 10' I also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By beanctr56
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg90/beanctr/22...

http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg90/beanctr/2289169_50.jpg

I'm looking for one of these green boxes with breakers or something similar that would work.

Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By beanctr56
Rick, where abouts are you? Merlin Gerin are now...

Rick, where abouts are you? Merlin Gerin are now part of the Schneider Electric monster and very readily available world-wide... alternatively, you can find replacements from ABB, Telemechanique,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By beanctr56
Second shore power line

Hey All, Question,

I need to install a second shore power line for my AC. My question is coming in from my stern I need a beaker. My current setup has a dual pole breaker in a plastic box with a...
Forum: Beneteau 08-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,797
Posted By beanctr56
Thanks PorFin, I meant to reply to 2d wind. And...

Thanks PorFin, I meant to reply to 2d wind. And the bots already have my Yahoo address so i'm not real concerned!

Rick
Forum: Beneteau 08-30-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,797
Posted By beanctr56
Hi PorFin, I have a PDF from Beneteau called...

Hi PorFin,

I have a PDF from Beneteau called "Wood repair Techniques". If you or someone else can tell me how to post a PDF let me know and I will. Otherwise email me at and I'll send it to you....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By beanctr56
Done with Irene

Lakico in NC made it through Irene with just a broken stantion. Of course my garage is full of water!

Water out then in.

Rick


http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg90/beanctr/DSC_5188.jpg...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By beanctr56
Don't worry I went through that headache on my...

Don't worry I went through that headache on my last intall with a shiny "Cal" pump. I changed it out with a March and all was well. Cost more but well worth it.

Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By beanctr56
I got one from US Spars. Good price and works...

I got one from US Spars. Good price and works well. I don't use a topping lift and secure my main halyard to the end of the boom when not sailing.

Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By beanctr56
Air Conditioning

Hi All,

Does any one have a recommendation for a 16,000btu self contained A/C unit?

I want to intall a unit on my Beneteau 34 this winter and it seems like there are a lot of new smaller units...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,573
Posted By beanctr56
Marking anchor chain

Hi All,
I have an all chain rode and windless. Whats the best way to mark the chain and not get caught in the windless. I was thinking a piece of string every 25'. Whats everyone else do?
Rick
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,444
Posted By beanctr56
When I used a tiller pilot in the past I tried to...

When I used a tiller pilot in the past I tried to only use it when I was motoring to save my batteries. It also worked best and was alot of help when motoring. R
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,335
Posted By beanctr56
Thats not a regular ferry run, that was a special...

Thats not a regular ferry run, that was a special trip. I guess they are not used to running at night?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2011
Replies: 198
Views: 12,590
Posted By beanctr56
Behind the house cuts down on costs! Of course no...

Behind the house cuts down on costs! Of course no marina fun weekends.
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg90/beanctr/100_1100.jpg
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