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Search: Posts Made By: Dave_E
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By Dave_E
Re: How unsafe would this be for occasional heat?

No, no, no. If you did have a carbon monoxide detector it would be going off in 60 seconds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 702
Views: 50,007
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

What Capt Jack is saying is something you're not getting. He doesn't need anyone's approval to do anything. That's what's wrong in our world today... everything you say and do has to be PC approved...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 2,023
Posted By Dave_E
Re: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations - Sailing Related

I wouldn't get all excited about anything to do with sailing around Cuba just yet. Remember who we're dealing with here: Our President and their communist government. I want to be as optomistic as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Dave_E
Lowrance 3G Radar

Hi All,

I posted this in the "electronics" sub forum, but it doesn't get travelled as much. Are there any 3G/4G broadband radar owners here? I pulled the plug for a 3G radar and Lowrance HDS...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Automotive Heater

Our boat came with one installed. No way for the hot water from the engine to be turned off, so the water hoses going to the heater in the compartment next to the engine are always hot (not a big...
Forum: Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Dave_E
Lowrance 3G Radar

Hi All,

I pulled the plug and got the good ship her radar. I got the Lowrance 3G along with a HDS gen 2 combo plotter. Looking for feedback (installation, use, issues) from those of you familiar...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Plastic 3 way valves

25+ years ago, that's what boats came with. I've got one and had to R&R and dissassemble it. After going through all that, I left the handle off and closed the sea cocks - have to use the holding...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,500
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Making a living as a "professional" sailor, or having a pocket full of licenses means you are a Professional sailor and or have a pocket full of licenses.... That's it. This is just one of those...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,500
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Absolutely NOT! Never even been out on the open ocean (certainly like to though). Kind of like football, baseball and everything else. Evereyone has the better way and an opinion. It doesn't take a...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,500
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Arm chair ocean racing skippers, navigators and crew. Don't you just love em? :cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 9,593
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Topping lift vs. boom kicker

Topping lift and boom vang. You'll be glad you have both.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,701
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Hunter 356 Owners

Unless you know EXACTLY where your rudder is, how do you know your "pulling"? Does the Hunter have an offset prop shaft?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Engine Raw Water Plumbing Diameter

Hey 59r,

You didn't do anything except make the hole in your boat bigger. If your raw water cooling system works with 1/2", reduce the inlet and no worries. I have 3/4" everyhing to the pump, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Lets Talk Radar Mounts.

Ron,

Next time you're down to the boat and remember, will you take a picture of your pole installation for me. I'm doing the same thing this winter and would like some ideas for install. Thanks....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Bilge blower location question?

Minimal if any. Diesel... no concern.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Lets Talk Radar Mounts.

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/162609-radar-talk.html

I asked this question a few months ago. Lots of good answers. Although expensive, I'm going with the pole mount. Don't want to...
Forum: Engines 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Dave_E
Re: How many volts at the glow plugs

ME07 (http://www.tb-training.co.uk/MarineE07.html)

Check this out, make sure you don't have an old system that is in fact 2 volt plugs. Otherwise, these schematics should show you everything you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Dave_E
Your opinion about touch screens

Hi All,

Still trying to decide on a radar system for the boat. Sales on combo units are everywhere. One that is coming up is the Garmin GMR18 that includes the GPSMAP 741xs. It is a touch screen....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By Dave_E
Re: 2014 Sailing, another season almost finished...

Lived in Va Beach while in the Navy at Oceana... that was before my sailing days, but I remember the bay. Thanks for sharing. Beatiful family! ;)

Dave
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Engine running cool

The galley sink of course has a brand new faucet mixer thingy. :cool: The "mixer" adds cold water directly to the hot water output of the heater. The adjustment there allows you to set the "max"...
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Engine running cool

Found this while researching. Just ordered one. :) (Just the mixing valve, not the heater).
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Dave_E
Flashing oil light

Hi All,

This might be linked to my new thermostat temp of 180. After running at cruise RPM (2300) for 2 hours yesterday, I pulled the RPM back to around 1000 and the oil light and buzzer did this...
Forum: Diesel 11-18-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Engine running cool

OK, got me thinking... What could I do to keep the water temp down in the hot water heater? The wife and I agree... It was hot before (I cussed at it more than once). :cool:
Forum: Diesel 11-17-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Engine running cool

Hi All,

This is a follow up report on my Universal 5424 that ran cool. The manual calls for the 5424 to run a temp of 170 to 185 degrees F. I could never get it above 160. As noted in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By Dave_E
Re: Silly Anchoring Question

Now there's an idea! :) If one knows their area you could plan ahead.
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