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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-18-2009
Replies: 48
Views: 6,415
Posted By docbob5707
I just completed my set of lazy jacks with my own...

I just completed my set of lazy jacks with my own design the lines stow forward along the boom to the mast and then clip into place. A tug on the lines deploys them from the cockpit so they are only...
Forum: Lake Huron   07-03-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,852
Posted By docbob5707
Countdamonet sorry about the mispell - Doc Bob -...

Countdamonet sorry about the mispell - Doc Bob - AKA Captain Barbanigra hope to see you at the Pirate Festival Aug 1st.
Forum: Lake Huron   07-03-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 5,852
Posted By docbob5707
Hello Countdemorny; Welcome and good to see you...

Hello Countdemorny;
Welcome and good to see you realized the error of your ways. I'm located at the AuGres Yacht Club. Hope to see you out and about. Docbob - "Crysta" a Chrysler 26
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,112
Posted By docbob5707
The installation was pretty stright forward for...

The installation was pretty stright forward for me on my Chrysler 26. Threading the wires for everything was a pain (when is it not - LOL).
I used it all last season and am looking forward to this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,003
Posted By docbob5707
Thanks restraub I used the ST40 last season and...

Thanks restraub I used the ST40 last season and it works great. I haven't tried connecting it to the autopilot yet (haven't needed that feature yet) but, for the price (free) I'm very satisfied with...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-13-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,725
Posted By docbob5707
If a trailerable is what your looking for...

If a trailerable is what your looking for consider a Chrysler 26 - 5,000lbs, 6ft headroom, door for the v-berth. Me and my sail cat, Fog, live on mine during the summer months here on Lake Huron.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-13-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
Thanks Bill I'm trying to decided between the 55...

Thanks Bill I'm trying to decided between the 55 amp and 75 amp could save a little cash with the 55 but, want to be efficient as possible with my charging schedule.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
Thanks Cam, Yeah that looks about the way I'm...

Thanks Cam,
Yeah that looks about the way I'm going to end up going, All you guys have been a great help.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
SD- Veery kool thanks no need to do the math I...

SD- Veery kool thanks no need to do the math I get the concept. The way I was factoring my use time for the banks is wrong according to formula you decribe as I'm using capacity amps for the 3 banks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
Thanks Bill I might be able to save some money on...

Thanks Bill I might be able to save some money on this deal. I did have the Pro Sport 20 + charger w/multiple leads and it did the job but it was boiling my batteries so I chucked in the trash. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 9,719
Posted By docbob5707
Great list thanks a bunch. chucklesR could use...

Great list thanks a bunch.
chucklesR could use a list like that myself.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
Hey guys If any of you are familar with the...

Hey guys
If any of you are familar with the Chrysler 26 y'all know there is quite a large volume (it's only my wife. the cats and me) of storage space in the stern area and the forward areas under...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
Thanks Guys Didn't catch the difference between...

Thanks Guys
Didn't catch the difference between inverter and converter - my bad.
My battery bank consists of six 6 volt golf cart batteries divided into 3 banks + the starting battery (my motor has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By docbob5707
IOTA DLS90 Battery Charger

Hey Guys;
Some of you (SD for one) recommended the IOTA brand chargers. I've decided on the DLS90. What I need from you guys is a couple of recommendations.
1. Should I get the smart charger option...
Forum: Lake Huron   12-22-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 5,852
Posted By docbob5707
Oh yeah Sailing a Chrysler 26 out of AuGres,...

Oh yeah
Sailing a Chrysler 26 out of AuGres, Saginaw Bay, Michigan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By docbob5707
Mine is installed at the helm. I have wheel...

Mine is installed at the helm. I have wheel steering and a pedistal guard where the mike is installed. Just my opinion, I would think any where within reach of the helm would work. I find when I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By docbob5707
You guys are great!!!! What a knowledge base....

You guys are great!!!! What a knowledge base. Thanks again to all of you for your input and opinions. Kudos to all.
"Doc" Bob
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By docbob5707
SD sounds good didn't think of the shorting out...

SD sounds good didn't think of the shorting out problem I can switch over to wood rails real easy. Cells don't look low "yet" but, I check my batteries water level often. But that's not to say...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By docbob5707
Battery problem

Hey Guys
I have six (6) golf cart batteries hooked up to make three (3) 12 volt banks. They are held in place by threaded steel rod and half inch glavanized steel angle. I am seeing a white sulfur...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,003
Posted By docbob5707
Well guys I lucked out and met a Raymarine rep at...

Well guys I lucked out and met a Raymarine rep at West Marine. He said that it can be and is used on sailboats, BUT, it will not work well interfaced with my Raymarine wheel pilot for steering by the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 3,003
Posted By docbob5707
Raymarine ST40 Wind

Hey guys;
My slip buddy just offered to give me a Raymarine ST40 Wind indicator for my sailboat, The only problem is that the setup is for a powerboat it has a (if I read it right) rotovecta (no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 4,726
Posted By docbob5707
Had the same problem with my Mercury 9.9 Big...

Had the same problem with my Mercury 9.9 Big Foot. Ended up rebuilding and cleaning out the little orfices in the carb. (Real simple job BTW).
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   05-21-2008
Replies: 200
Views: 25,067
Posted By docbob5707
26' Chrysler - Just right for my wife, cat and...

26' Chrysler - Just right for my wife, cat and me. Makes a perfect (for us) vacation cottage on the water.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   05-06-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 6,709
Posted By docbob5707
I have a 90 mile drive to get to my boat but, I...

I have a 90 mile drive to get to my boat but, I stay on it for a week at a time so the impact is minimal, might make me want to stat even longer.
:-) and that's a good thing.
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-30-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 13,453
Posted By docbob5707
54 but feel younger. "Most days" :-)

54 but feel younger. "Most days" :-)
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