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03-05-2021, 02:32 PM
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Posted By raduray

Did you leave the grease in place, or replace it...

Did you leave the grease in place, or replace it if you cleaned it out?
03-05-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By raduray

Replacing lens on Perko Nav Side Light

Has anyone ever replaced the lens on a Perko 0963 navigation sidelight, the ones built like a dome? The green light lens was broken and when I went to pull the lens off, there was a thick layer of...
03-01-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By raduray

[QUOTE=techres;14523850]Thanks! and I'm...

[QUOTE=techres;14523850]Thanks! and I'm definitely working on position requests as opposed to normal DSC calls. Passed your success along to StdHorz, guess that's what I get for buying anything with...
03-01-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By raduray

From the Garmin Manual. Need a response to a...

From the Garmin Manual. Need a response to a Position Request.

Position Tracking

When you connect the chartplotter to a VHF radio using NMEA 0183, you can track vessels that send position...
03-01-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By raduray

If you read the entire thread you'll note that I...

If you read the entire thread you'll note that I gave up on the 0183 and got a N2K radio which worked fine. See my last post on the thread. Should have made that clear.

Also note that I updated my...
03-01-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By raduray

I just hooked up a Standard Horizon GX1850G to a...

I just hooked up a Standard Horizon GX1850G to a Garmin 942xs via a N2K network and had no problems getting DSC position marked on the Garmin. See this thread:...
03-01-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By raduray

So here's an update. Installed my new Standard...

So here's an update. Installed my new Standard Horizon GX1850G radio and connected it to the N2K network (damned Garmin changed the keying on their tee connectors and I had to find an old one on...
02-26-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By raduray

Windlass Foot Switches

Any recommendations for foot switches for my Lewmar windlass?
I already have a DIY switch at the end of a cable, but it's a pain to open a hatch and fish it out whenever I want to activate the...
02-26-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By raduray

Good information from jhebert and artodea. I...

Good information from jhebert and artodea. I hadn't changed any settings on my Garmin chart plotter, bu I can't test it right now because I decided that I don't want to deal with the uncertainty of...
02-25-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By raduray

So I tried what you suggested using my DSC...

So I tried what you suggested using my DSC capable handheld. Initiated a position request to the handheld from the fixed VHF. Received position on the VHF. Nothing showed up on the GPS map...
02-24-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By raduray

I don’t want to disable the VHF onboard GPS. I...

I don’t want to disable the VHF onboard GPS. I want the VHF radio to pass on DSC distress location to the GPS.
02-24-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By raduray

How do I test VHF to GPS NMEA 0183 interface?

I have a Standard Horizon GX1700 VHF radio with onboard GPS. I also have a Garmin 942xs GPS Chartplotter. I finally decided to connect them together via the NMEA 0183 interface. I thought it would be...
09-23-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,116
Posted By raduray

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Forum: Dockside Chat
09-11-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,216
Posted By raduray

Taking disadvantaged kids boating

Thinking ahead to post pandemic times, I was wondering if there's a way I could take disadvantaged kids out on boat rides. Are there organizations that facilitate this. And?, of course, how would one...
05-25-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By raduray

Unfortunately, I don't have an RV, so this isn't...

Unfortunately, I don't have an RV, so this isn't helpful.
05-25-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By raduray

How do I prep toilet holding tank and fresh water tank for long term storage?

I'm leaving my boat on a boat lift in Florida until January. In the past, I’ve just emptied out the fresh water tank and pumped out the toilet holding tank, but I’m wondering if there’s a better way...
03-31-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By raduray

DIY Windlass Wired Remote

Another way to keep busy while social distancing: A DIY wired windlass remote. The Lewmar version costs $150 and has bad reviews as the membrane switches fail. So I found this guy on Amazon:...
03-29-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By raduray

Good question. JL Audio blames it on the iPhone....

Good question. JL Audio blames it on the iPhone. Just tried it with my MacBook Pro and it had the same problem. Unfortunately, due to the corona virus social distancing, it may be some time before...
03-28-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By raduray

So it turns out the windlass was defective. ...

So it turns out the windlass was defective. Lewmar Tech Support sent me a new control arm kit with instructions on how to install it, but I was unable to remove the windlass cover, Even bent the...
03-28-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By raduray

JL Audio MM100s-BE volume control over Bluetooth

I generally like my JL Audio system, but one thing that drives me nuts is that I can't control the volume when streaming music from my iPhone to the MM100s-BE via Bluetooth. It just ignores the...
02-20-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By raduray

So my neighbor was having some work done on his...

So my neighbor was having some work done on his boat and I asked the mechanic to come over and check our my windlass. He says the control arm should be moving freely, but it's not. It's stiff and...
02-20-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By raduray

Windlass Control Arm

I have an issue with my recently installed Lewmar ProFish 700. I got the bundle from Defender including 200' of braided line and 20' of chain.

When raising the anchor, when the line/chain splice...
02-03-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By raduray

4000 vs 4200 for ...

I need sealant for two applications:

1. Bedding two new motorwell hatches
2. Transom hole for transducer cable (might want to replace transducer with newer technology down the road).

4200 or...
01-14-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,427
Posted By raduray

Here's what you want. Asking price is a bit...

Here's what you want. Asking price is a bit outside your range, but there's always negotiations: https://www.boattrader.com/listing/2008-hewes-18-redfisher-103667894/
Not mine, BTW.
01-14-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By raduray

P66 pin-out going from Garmin 740s to 942xs

I have a P66 which I purchased connected to my Garmin 740s which has a 6 pin transducer socket. The P66 has a 8-pin connector and I needed a 8-pin to 6-pin adapter cable to make the connection. I'm...
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