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Forum: Electronics   08-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Neicy
Re: Radar from stern to Mast help

Yes, I am sure I can get the cable when I identify what is needed. However I will have to splice the existing plugs in to be able to use it. Wasn't sure if splicing works really well. Thought I...
Forum: Electronics   08-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Neicy
Radar from stern to Mast help

Recently bought a 04 Catalina 36 MKII that had Raymarine dome mounted on the stern. Bought a mast mount and cable from WM, mounted everything and now find the cable does not connect to my SL70 RC...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-22-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Neicy
Re: Surveyor in CT?

Thanks to all for the recommendations. I will contact them and see what comes up.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-21-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By Neicy
Surveyor in CT?

Could anyone recommend a really honest and thorough surveyor near New London, CT. I live in SC and would like to maybe not have to be there, however would make another trip if I needed to. Thanks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Neicy
Re: Catalina 36 "A/C Compressor" Placement

OK, just wondering if there is any telltale signs regarding whether the unit is factory or put in at a later date? Like type of vents etc. This one has a vent over the entertainment cabinet and one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Neicy
Re: Catalina 36 "A/C Compressor" Placement

OK Thanks for your input. I have looked at about 5 boats and it is always under the salon seat, but this one boat (of course one I really like) it is under the aft berth. Just couldn't figure why...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Neicy
Catalina 36 "A/C Compressor" Placement

Currently looking at Catalina 36 MK's 2001-2005 and was wondering about the placement of equipment. Most are located under the settee in the salon port side, however I have just viewed one that is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By Neicy
Insulate Icebox Using Foam Spray

Does anyone have any experience with the Dow Froth-Pak Polyurethane Foam kit for trying to insulate around the outside of an existing ice box?
Is this a recommended method? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Neicy
I have emailed Interlux and will see what they...

I have emailed Interlux and will see what they say. I am not an expert, but know it should not turn to jelly in one week whether the lid is 100% air tight or not.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Neicy
No it is not humid and I am working inside. Just...

No it is not humid and I am working inside. Just not sure what it is. I feel the lid is on as I hammered it. I used this stuff 5 years ago on my galley workwork and had no problem. Also I am not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Neicy
Congealed Varnish

Help! I have purchased 2 Interlux Goldspar Satin cans of varnish. I have used this before and did not have a problem, so what am I doing wrong.
I open it, pour a little into a separate cup for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,592
Posted By Neicy
I used American Plating Services Inc, Baltimore,...

I used American Plating Services Inc, Baltimore, MD. Had 2 winches plated, also door hardware (hinges & handles). Just had them done last summer and all seems to be good. He is at the Annapolis...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Neicy
Thanks, I will forget it. They are too heavy for...

Thanks, I will forget it. They are too heavy for moving about. Also they are charged.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Neicy
I was mainly thinking of the heat as maintaining...

I was mainly thinking of the heat as maintaining a temp for the batteries, as I have read they last and perform better when kept around 65 degrees.
Just didn't know if there would be any gas, fume...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Neicy
Warming Batteries

Was wondering if there would be a safety issue with leaving a lightbulb burning in the battery area. During the cold months I leave a bulb burning in the engine compartment. It makes for a quick...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-08-2009
Replies: 59
Views: 4,827
Posted By Neicy
We have tried the 12 volt, taste OK, but took 45...

We have tried the 12 volt, taste OK, but took 45 minutes to brew the equivalant of 4 eight oz cups. Also tried the french press, coffee ok, but did have grounds in it. Also it did not stay hot and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-28-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By Neicy
Thanks for the input. I am seriously considering...

Thanks for the input. I am seriously considering the RC800. The defender boat show price cannot be beat, if there aren't any major problems with the design. Mainly I wanted to make sure there wasn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By Neicy
Maxwell Windlass

Does anyone have any experience with the Maxwell Freedom 800? Defender has this on sale for $599 special purchase.
I have a Dufour 31.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-14-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,113
Posted By Neicy
I do not have any experience, but am also...

I do not have any experience, but am also considering the Lofrans. If you make a decision or learn any other information, please share. I am surprised no one on this forum has any comment of...
Forum: Diesel   07-27-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By Neicy
Thanks to bubb2, that is what I was looking for. ...

Thanks to bubb2, that is what I was looking for.

Sorry Sailing Dog, since I posted on the Diesel Engine part of the forum, I assumed you would know what I was talking about. Should have been...
Forum: Diesel   07-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By Neicy
Flushing Salt Water

A week ago I was reading a forum (forgot what) and it talked of several products to make flushing simple. It was a choice of products from about $100 to $300 that would make hooking a hose up and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,770
Posted By Neicy
About 2-3 yrs ago I sent a compass to Connecticut...

About 2-3 yrs ago I sent a compass to Connecticut Compass and was very pleased with their prices and service. Still Am. Can forward address, phone if anyone interested.
Forum: Diesel   07-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By Neicy
We just had the same thing. Thought it was...

We just had the same thing. Thought it was several things, head gasket etc. Ended up being bad injectors. Removed both, one totally clogged, and had them rebuilt with new tips. Just ran this past...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Neicy
Exhaust Replacement

Would like any suggestions on exhaust replacement. My 30 yr old has a stainless steel exhaust silencer that has become degraded with a few holes.
Was thinking of replacing with a plastic type. Any...
Forum: Diesel   07-09-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,494
Posted By Neicy
Bilgediver

Thanks for the info. Have tried all the suggestions except the heating of the copper washers. On the old injector I replaced and used new white washers however, the new injector I have purchased did...
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