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10-04-2020, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Eamon

Any luck with the sensor? You would’ve nearly...

Any luck with the sensor? You would’ve nearly able to post photos now?
09-26-2020, 03:05 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

thank you. That makes sense.

thank you. That makes sense.
09-26-2020, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Eamon

Thank you for your reply. I guess what I'm...

Thank you for your reply. I guess what I'm trying to understand is a bit more about what I should expect. I have been servicing my cars for 25 years, and understand the consumable service items,...
09-25-2020, 01:10 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

Thanks all, Does anyone know why there is a...

Thanks all,

Does anyone know why there is a difference in appearance/corrosion between the one externally mounted and the 'internal' ones? The external one has some small corroded pockets out of...
09-24-2020, 03:37 PM
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Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

I actually do not know what they put in. It is...

I actually do not know what they put in. It is used in Salt water/estuarine.

do you have any idea about the crusty coating? Is that avoidable?
09-24-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

Thanks Ironworker. Do you Have much experience...

Thanks Ironworker. Do you Have much experience with these? Do know if the coating is normal? I have no real issue with them being replaced but wondering if the new ones are going to get crusty as...
09-23-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

bump. Damn these threads scroll through...

bump. Damn these threads scroll through quickly....
09-22-2020, 07:16 PM
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Views: 829
Posted By Eamon

Advice re: anodes

Greetings,

I am only new to boating having just bought my first boat, which has just had its first service. I have no experience with the 'sacrificial anodes' on the motors. I have a 200hp Volvo...
09-16-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

sounds promising! it was the gauges that I...

sounds promising!

it was the gauges that I was told would be the problem.

i too have the ‘optional extra’ screen.

keep me posted. I’m taking mine out for a run tomorrow.
09-11-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

Hank496, I too was surprised when I figured...

Hank496,

I too was surprised when I figured out what they had provided. I thought I was getting a MFD that would have full functionality. It looks as though they didn’t realise it was going to be...
09-08-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

I am very interested in how you go.

I am very interested in how you go.
09-07-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

Neil, I have spoken to Simon on many...

Neil,

I have spoken to Simon on many occasions. He is the one who is convinced it will not work.

I’m interested to know who you spoke to at Whittley who told you About successfully using the...
09-07-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

Neil, I have got no further yet. I am still...

Neil,

I have got no further yet. I am still in dispute with the boat builder, Whittley about this. It is one of a number of build issues I am dealing with.

The lack of fuel data is not the...
05-08-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By Eamon

Volvo Penta ‘Glass Cockpit’ 8215 compatible with GFS-10?

Greetings,

I have a Volvo Penta 200hp gasoline engine (not EVC) hooked up to a glass cockpit 8215.

i have engine data displayed on the screen, however it does not include fuel usage. ...
04-13-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

This is where I was a few days ago, I was ready...

This is where I was a few days ago, I was ready to scream from the rooftops. I can always save that for later, lets see how they respond first. They are a family owned business, If they have even...
04-12-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Thanks, good idea. Looking at the unit, is it...

Thanks, good idea. Looking at the unit, is it listed in the settings menu as a 8215, I'd have to check but that would suggest to me that is is preloaded with US maps, and is the US version, not...
04-12-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Yep, you could import the data (not sure why you...

Yep, you could import the data (not sure why you would but it is possible I guess). What other evidence would you look for? How else can I ascertain if has been used before? Any and all ideas are...
04-12-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

I guess that is possible, but if it was as...

I guess that is possible, but if it was as demonstrator, I doubt it would have so many different waypoints in it, some of them are named 'snapper' etc. Even if it is a demonstrator, that is till not...
04-11-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Photos

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/1008x756/img_9943_smaller_954fb15226dea67d683edbf8768578ca8b758f3d.jpg
The tracks and waypoints, looks like I could probably track the...
04-11-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

one more so I can post photos.... edit.. I...

one more so I can post photos....

edit.. I bought the admiral's club. Cheap for the advice I am getting. Thanks
04-11-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Wajski, yeah, it certainly looks that way, I've...

Wajski, yeah, it certainly looks that way, I've calmed down a bit now, trying to work out what I am going to want them to do to fix this, trying to see the opportunity in it. I have documented a...
04-10-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Thanks, I am fairly convinced, just wanted to...

Thanks, I am fairly convinced, just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something before I took them on. The unit was sold with the motor, came from the Volvo Penta dealer. I've got a few doors to...
04-10-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Second hand unit?

OK, so I went with the 8215, with GSD 25 and the SS175HW transducer. Took delivery a week ago and with the COVID19 lockdowns in place it has sat in a shed for a week, Managed to find time to drag...
03-29-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

Thanks. I've decided to go with the 8015, For...

Thanks. I've decided to go with the 8015, For the price, it seems it will do everything i need for the time being. If I find in a few years that I want more, I will upgrade then. This is my first...
03-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By Eamon

The $10k figure was one I calculated based on...

The $10k figure was one I calculated based on Garmin's listed RRP on Aus website for the 8015 and GSD25.

I have clarified with the Vovlo Penta dealer, the 'credit' they would give me towards...
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