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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Bill, Thanks for all the quality info. I'll...

Bill,

Thanks for all the quality info. I'll send a follow up post on how everything worked out. If you have radios for sale, maybe shoot me an email with the details. I can, at the very least, ask...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Bill, Thank you! I'm going to try the entire...

Bill,

Thank you! I'm going to try the entire rig to start with and tweak from there. This will be the quickest install and time is a factor. I have rod rigging and adding insulators is not easy.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Bill, To clarify, when I asked about using...

Bill,

To clarify, when I asked about using the whole rig as an antenna, I meant the boat's standing rigging. Basically, hooking the antenna tuner to a chainplate and using the mast, shrouds, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Bill, Thanks for the reply. A new...

Bill,

Thanks for the reply.

A new tuner may be an option in the future, but we're leaving for a season in mexico in a few weeks. This rig was a last minute purchase ($400.00 for both...too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Need Ham Radio Installation Advice

I've purchased a used Kenwood TS-430S radio and a Kenwood AT 250 tuner for my Newport 41 sailboat. I'll be using a single wire antenna.

My questions to any xperts out there:

I need to keep the...
Forum: Diesel   10-11-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Palmetto, Take it easy, man. It's...

Palmetto,

Take it easy, man. It's fuel...it's always fuel.

Change the filters. There should be 2. April was a long time ago. Be sure to fill up the filters with fuel before puting them back in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 4,255
Posted By VenturaBoatDoctor
Many great ideas! Just to add one: As you start...

Many great ideas! Just to add one: As you start to improve your system, the first thing you may want to install is a quality battery moniter (I like the old link 10). This way you know exactly what...
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