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08-28-2017, 11:21 AM
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Posted By arimaguy

Boat Transport Question of the Day

I'm looking to find a generic price to transport a boat on it's own trailer.

Background: I'm searching for a Trojan F-25/26. Pretty common on the Great Lakes. Got a "free estimate" from Uship to...
01-15-2016, 01:18 PM
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Views: 456
Posted By arimaguy

Question Advice for a Friend - GO7?

I have a fishing buddy who is finally ready to upgrade from his ancient Eagle Plotter/FF combo. I took on the task of researching the options.

I have a pretty good Simrad suite on my boat so I...
05-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,985
Posted By arimaguy

You have received some good advice here and I...

You have received some good advice here and I won't argue any of it.

That said I am a firm believer in "go big or go home" when it comes to marine wiring. It doesn't show on BlueSeas online...
04-17-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By arimaguy

Simnet

Simnet
04-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By arimaguy

Your 7 port joiner should be good for your...

Your 7 port joiner should be good for your NMEA200 (simnet) network. The Evo and radar should come with the required simnet cables.

As twover mentioned you are going to be short on the ethernet...
04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By arimaguy

Did your friend do the install? I would...

Did your friend do the install?

I would recalibrate the compass before entering a huge (90 degree) offset. Recalibration is pretty quick and easy, but you have to be underway to do it.

A...
03-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By arimaguy

I am running an NSS-8 and 2 NSS-7s. One MFD port...

I am running an NSS-8 and 2 NSS-7s. One MFD port and starboard forward and one unit at the stern. I don't have the AP controller head. The AP can be controlled from any of the MFDs.

All of the...
01-14-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By arimaguy

Had a somewhat similar problem with 115 E-tec and...

Had a somewhat similar problem with 115 E-tec and Simrad MFDs with built in sonar. Only occasionally got the interference so didn't bother to track it down. Then I started to get bad static on the...
01-14-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,128
Posted By arimaguy

Yes the AP will follow a route. There is...

Yes the AP will follow a route.

There is quite a bit to learn in order to get the most out of the AP. (or the radar or the sonar for that matter). I would highly suggest you take the boat out...
08-11-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,063
Posted By arimaguy

I didn't know that there was anything other than...

I didn't know that there was anything other than OMC Triple Guard grease. :o
07-27-2014, 09:46 AM
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Views: 6,437
Posted By arimaguy

I'll be down at the boat today prepping for a 30...

I'll be down at the boat today prepping for a 30 mile run on Monday. Will try to grab some screen shots if I have the time.

Alan
07-26-2014, 10:31 PM
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Views: 6,437
Posted By arimaguy

I have an NSS8 and a couple of NSS7s on the boat....

I have an NSS8 and a couple of NSS7s on the boat. Installed the July 14 update on them today and then played with the 3D view because I read this thread this morning. I don't think I had even enabled...
06-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By arimaguy

I have a similiar but smaller setup. Arima 17,...

I have a similiar but smaller setup. Arima 17, 115 E-Tec, Tohatsu 8 for a kicker. Trolling mostly Puget Sound, but sometimes close off-shore at up to 5+ mph.

Have all Simrad electronics, so use a...
06-28-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By arimaguy

Yep, use the blue tape and mark out your cutout...

Yep, use the blue tape and mark out your cutout on that. I have actually come to prefer using a rotozip over a jig saw for cutting.

Alan
06-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By arimaguy

I use it occasionally. If I get into same fish...

I use it occasionally. If I get into same fish I'll voice call a buddy to see if he wants my location. If so I'll send a position report.

Hope I never have to use it for a Mayday - but I know it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By arimaguy

I use AyeTides. Fits my needs perfectly. I don't...

I use AyeTides. Fits my needs perfectly. I don't remember paying $7.99 for it, but if I did it's all good. Well worth it.

AyeTides (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ayetides/id287316432?mt=8)
...
05-20-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,414
Posted By arimaguy

thataway gave the right answer. "Blue Seas Cable...

thataway gave the right answer. "Blue Seas Cable Clam. There is one for up to 1.4 inches."

Anything else is a jury-rig. :nono:

Alan
05-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By arimaguy

Have purchased several items from them. SS...

Have purchased several items from them. SS steering wheel is one that I remember. Good prices, quick delivery, never had a problem.

Alan
05-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By arimaguy

Use the 3-M Stripe Off Wheel or one of the...

Use the 3-M Stripe Off Wheel or one of the knockoffs. Absloutely the quickest, easiest way to take off stripes and graphics AND it removes the adhesive too. Run the wheel, dust off the surface...
05-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By arimaguy

This from the Pettit website: "• To extend...

This from the Pettit website:

"• To extend the shelf life of an opened can of Hydrocoat, pour a skim of water over the remaining product; do not mix in. Clean rim and snap lid closed firmly. Next...
04-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By arimaguy

I have a few NSS MFDs not NSE. Asked the same...

I have a few NSS MFDs not NSE. Asked the same question to Simrad reps at the last boat show and was told "no" They suggested to use look ahead mode on the chart screen as their best suggestion -LOL....
04-24-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By arimaguy

I used both. My cordless has little better speed...

I used both. My cordless has little better speed control than my HF corded so I use that more often than not.
04-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By arimaguy

I got excellent results using a Mothers Power...

I got excellent results using a Mothers Power Ball Mini. Mothers advertises it as a metal polishing tool. Worked fine on my gel coat with buffing and polishing compounds.
04-22-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,642
Posted By arimaguy

I was able to remove a hatch frame using flexible...

I was able to remove a hatch frame using flexible x-acto blade with a small hook. Taped around the perimeter to prevent maring the gel coat. It took a while, but got the frame removed with no damage...
04-20-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By arimaguy

A good explanation of different types and brands...

A good explanation of different types and brands of window material here:

Canvas Boat Cover & Repair Advisor (http://www.canvas-boat-cover-and-repair-advisor.com/boat-enclosure.html)

The lady...
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