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Forum: Electronics   01-30-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,361
Posted By wm1999
Re: Help choosing a new MFD and Radar needed

He new B&G Zues and Zues touch...the only mfd's designed specifically for sailing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By wm1999
Re: Time for new instruments

We just installed the new B&G Triton instruments. They are awesome and can also be autopilot control heads. They have a really big and bright display. We've had them for about 2 months now and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-26-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6,308
Posted By wm1999
Re: Mercury 3.5 4 stroke

There is a special tool that is made to clean the jets of those small carbs. It is a necessity if you are going to clean them. I've soaked them and blown them out only to have the same issues. 90% of...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-02-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By wm1999
Re: What is this?

That be a manual bilge pump.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-10-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,389
Posted By wm1999
Re: Sea Tow vs. Boat US

Sea Tow operators make money by selling memberships, Tow Boat US operators get paid only if they tow. I will always go Towboat US because they are always faster because they want to get paid. Sea Tow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,029
Posted By wm1999
Re: New thru hulls .. is this ok?

We changed ours to go with marelon w/marelon seacocks. Just personal preference, good arguments can be made either way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,029
Posted By wm1999
Re: New thru hulls .. is this ok?

DrB ya beat me to it. Our boat just splashed yesterday and all of the thru hulls were replaced, 4 3/4" and 1 1 1/2", all flush just like yours. The Forespars worked beautifully.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 2,029
Posted By wm1999
Re: New thru hulls .. is this ok?

Those look like Forespar Marelon thru hulls. I just replaced mine and they look identical to yours. The 3/4" flush thru hulls have an outside dia. of 2.43". Check out Forespar's website, has all the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By wm1999
Re: Big Question, need answers...

Is it just me, or does it seem we get one or two of these threads/questions a week? I would say that one common denominator I have noticed in all that have done this is exceptional willpower.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2012
Replies: 180
Views: 16,625
Posted By wm1999
Re: Why West Marine pi$$es me off

A business model based on having the lowest price will fail. There will always be someone who will sell it cheaper. It's every consumer's decision to decide the value of the product. The definition...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-03-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By wm1999
We went with a Master Volt a couple of weeks ago...

We went with a Master Volt a couple of weeks ago after the last charger died and brought two 4 month old agm's down to 5.8v. Installed new Master Volt and it brought them both back. Their chargers...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2012
Replies: 180
Views: 16,625
Posted By wm1999
I would say this is an example of the customer...

I would say this is an example of the customer experience 8 out of 10 receive, it's the other 2 that everybody hears about though. It is extremely hard to make everyone happy, but that is the goal.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,148
Posted By wm1999
Check out GoPro Official Website: The World's...

Check out GoPro Official Website: The World's Most Versatile Camera (http://www.gopro.com) Cool little cameras that can serve all purposes.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By wm1999
Congrats, great boat you have there. We owned one...

Congrats, great boat you have there. We owned one for about 5 years. We walk right past your boat to get to ours. We are out on North dock in a Morgan 30/2. We bought ours about a year ago and are...
Forum: Morgan   02-15-2012
Replies: 148
Views: 31,183
Posted By wm1999
This week marks the end of our 1st year owning...

This week marks the end of our 1st year owning our Morgan 30/2. We are still trying to fine tune the rig. These boats are different than most with forward lowers that are 3 or 4ft further forward...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,780
Posted By wm1999
The smallest should go 1st. Each layer of glass...

The smallest should go 1st. Each layer of glass needs to bond to the hull. If the biggest was 1st each subsequent layer would only be bonded to the to it and not the hull.
Forum: Morgan   04-05-2011
Replies: 148
Views: 31,183
Posted By wm1999
Thanks, it hadn't dawned on me that it was a...

Thanks, it hadn't dawned on me that it was a documentation number. That is absolutely my boat.
Forum: Morgan   04-04-2011
Replies: 148
Views: 31,183
Posted By wm1999
Hull number?

Anyone know how to decipher a Morgan hull id# to get an actual hull #? My title says DO559532. My hull has been painted, I can't verify what was on the transom. Thanks
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   02-28-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,926
Posted By wm1999
We just purchased a Morgan 30/2 a few weeks ago....

We just purchased a Morgan 30/2 a few weeks ago. How is or did the rebuild go?
Forum: Morgan   02-07-2011
Replies: 148
Views: 31,183
Posted By wm1999
Morgan 30/2

We just purchased a '73 30/2 fin keel 11'3" beam 5'3" draft Universal 25hp diesel. Now the fun starts!
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