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Search: Posts Made By: huguley3
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-04-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By huguley3
It was insured for less than it would have taken...

It was insured for less than it would have taken to fix it. Also there were other things wrong with it unrelated to the strike that would have taken even more. The shaft came out of the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-04-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By huguley3
The boat was totaled. All the electronics were...

The boat was totaled. All the electronics were cooked and something happened to the mast so the main could not be raised without a lot of effort.

So we are on land again. We will probably look...
Forum: Islander 09-12-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 4,487
Posted By huguley3
I was looking at the Beta when I was considering...

I was looking at the Beta when I was considering a new engine. They are really nice for the money. Looked at them at the Miami boat show last year and it seemed really well thought out. My MD7b is...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-20-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,499
Posted By huguley3
Lake Sylvia is quite nice we anchored there twice...

Lake Sylvia is quite nice we anchored there twice over the last couple of months. Once on the way to the keys and once on the way back. We draw five feet and I don't think we ever even touched the...
Forum: Islander 07-10-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,851
Posted By huguley3
Mine seemed to have some flexing of the wood that...

Mine seemed to have some flexing of the wood that spanned the hull under the floor where the compression post sat. Not sure if someone had overtightened the stays or if it was just age. The...
Forum: Diesel 07-07-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,098
Posted By huguley3
It was indeed a clogged filter. I replaced the...

It was indeed a clogged filter. I replaced the Racor and it ran fine today. The fuel was kinda brown looking though so I think I have some more work ahead... Will have to see if I can figure out a...
Forum: Diesel 07-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,098
Posted By huguley3
diesel engine surging up and down

After getting bounced around the other day in a storm our engine(volvo md7b) has started to surge up and down in rpm. I can set it to 2000 rpm and it will run for about a minute then go down to 1500...
Forum: Islander 06-30-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,396
Posted By huguley3
I am guessing that this event is in California?

I am guessing that this event is in California?
Forum: Living Aboard 06-30-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 3,035
Posted By huguley3
I third the "a newer boat is not necessarily...

I third the "a newer boat is not necessarily problem free" sentiment. I have a friend that bought an 07 because he was tired of fixing things on his older Ranger that he had forever. The warranty...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-23-2010
Replies: 41
Views: 4,230
Posted By huguley3
You could try something like this...

You could try something like this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By huguley3
Maraton to Key West - lightning and anchors

We switched to our Manson Supreme anchor in Marathon after our danforth drug again. There was a rain in Marathon and the mosquitos came out big time. I have not seen that many bugs since rural...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-20-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By huguley3
If your tank is like mine and it probably is....

If your tank is like mine and it probably is. Then the rounded bottom is going to throw off your calculation since it will seam like there is a higher level in the tank.

I go through about a...
Forum: Islander 06-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By huguley3
Bummer. I thought maybe the spring that was up...

Bummer. I thought maybe the spring that was up in the hatch was part of an arm. That spring must be for the door or something else.

I will start keeping an eye out for something. Right now I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By huguley3
Mine has an on/off button but it controls both...

Mine has an on/off button but it controls both the charger and the inverter. I can turn the inverter off. The trouble is knowing when the inverter has turned on if there is a blip in the shore...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By huguley3
Agreed it makes more sense in that limited case. ...

Agreed it makes more sense in that limited case. A small gen would let you do lots more stuff. Granted it makes zero sense to run the refridge with it.

I wanted the switch in the DC line of the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-06-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By huguley3
Don't do it! I have a Xantrex freedom...

Don't do it! I have a Xantrex freedom inverter/charger with a transfer switch. The biggest problem I have found with it is that if you get a glitch when connected to shore power the inverter...
Forum: Islander 06-06-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By huguley3
Islander 30 Bahama latch

Does anyone have an image for how the forward hatch on the Bahama worked? Mine just has a spring leftover from the mechanism and I can't figure out a way to make the thing stay open.

It is just a...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-01-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,033
Posted By huguley3
I looked into this a bit. If you look in the...

I looked into this a bit. If you look in the engine forums someplace there are a few threads on electric drives.

Diesel generators are pretty large. Unless some advance comes along it is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-30-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 15,134
Posted By huguley3
Good thinking on the hurricane season. Its...

Good thinking on the hurricane season. Its supposed to be a pretty active season. I did not find the heat to be that big of a deal. i was really expecting it to be bad so maybe that colored my...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-29-2010
Replies: 63
Views: 15,134
Posted By huguley3
That smell won't be the worst thing you will...

That smell won't be the worst thing you will encounter living on a boat. :) I spent all day yesterday replumbing our blackwater and fixing the head. Then in the middle of the night the smell of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-29-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By huguley3
Remetau do you know why there is no hot water in...

Remetau do you know why there is no hot water in the laundry at the city marina? And there is no hot water in the sinks either. I had to run the shower to get hot water to shave with. The city...
Forum: Islander 05-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,523
Posted By huguley3
What is your keel made of? Mine is internal and...

What is your keel made of? Mine is internal and lead and I don't think lead rusts. :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-28-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By huguley3
Still in Marathon. We were planning to spend a...

Still in Marathon. We were planning to spend a few weeks here but I think we will be moving on as soon as we can get some things done. Bahia Honda is just a bit south of here and Key west a bit...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-27-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By huguley3
Trip south to the keys

See bottom for the TL;DR.

Awhile back we started our trip south from Stuart Florida planning to go to Marathon. We came down with 2 other sailboats mostly on the inside. The lead boat had made...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-16-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By huguley3
I have a 20ish pound danforth with 10 feet of...

I have a 20ish pound danforth with 10 feet of chain and nylon rode. Scope is about 5:1(don't want a lecture on 5:1 minimum). It is springy so you are probably right about it running forward and...
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