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12-15-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,810
Posted By mawyatt

We installed the Raymarine R424HD dome with a...

We installed the Raymarine R424HD dome with a radar mount that allows the the cable to come up thru the center from the bottom, then exit thru the mount shaft near the top just under the mounting...
12-10-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,584
Posted By mawyatt

We use about 34GPH at 22mph on our 38DA with two...

We use about 34GPH at 22mph on our 38DA with two 8.1L Mercury Horizons (gas) and V Drive. We thought about diesels but the cost difference didn't make sense for our bost use.
11-13-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,622
Posted By mawyatt

This was discussed on another forum. The 14"...

This was discussed on another forum. The 14" Glomex with LNA/switch and variable gain module has peformed well. We have a Glomex and get 15~20 with ~10 in HDTV at the dock, more away from the dock.
11-04-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By mawyatt

We installed a heading sensor (KVH) to the E120...

We installed a heading sensor (KVH) to the E120 via NMEA 0183 interface. Really helps because with GPS you can't get a good heading when at rest or moving slowly.
10-15-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,587
Posted By mawyatt

Down here they use a channel that records your...

Down here they use a channel that records your request and plays it back, verifying your transmission and reception.
10-14-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,233
Posted By mawyatt

Had a similar problem on about a 1' by 2' section...

Had a similar problem on about a 1' by 2' section on the port side. First I thought it was they (dealer) had missed this during the hull waxing. I tried to wax the area but little improvement. I...
10-09-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 23,710
Posted By mawyatt

Maybe Porsche should bring in the 3.6L GT1 split...

Maybe Porsche should bring in the 3.6L GT1 split block flat 6, it generates ~500ft lbs tq at 2000rpms and up to 550~600hp.
08-27-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By mawyatt

Just got an ACR AquaFix 406 with GPS PLB from Jim...

Just got an ACR AquaFix 406 with GPS PLB from Jim at BOE. Good deal.
08-20-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,544
Posted By mawyatt

I just ordered one from Jim. Good deal.

I just ordered one from Jim. Good deal.
08-19-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By mawyatt

Our RD424HD 24" Dome radar was assembled in...

Our RD424HD 24" Dome radar was assembled in Hungary. Being an electronics engineer I took it apart and was impressed by the design and build quality.
08-17-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By mawyatt

We have the classic E120 MFD and installed the...

We have the classic E120 MFD and installed the DSM30 FF and RD424HD dome radar. Very happy with these RM products.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-16-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,786
Posted By mawyatt

One of the nice things about Porsche is they are...

One of the nice things about Porsche is they are one of the most reliable cars available. They have won top initial reliability awards over Lexus quite a few times reciently, amazing considering they...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-13-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,097
Posted By mawyatt

Wow, thanks Shamus. Brain said the 917 4.5L NA...

Wow, thanks Shamus. Brain said the 917 4.5L NA (non-turbo) version could do 246MPH at LeMans. I wonder what the top end was for the monster 5.4L twin turbo 917/30?
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-13-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,097
Posted By mawyatt

For you sports car fans, the Porsche 917/30 back...

For you sports car fans, the Porsche 917/30 back in late 70's was a monster with a 5.4L flat 12 (2 911 2.7L flat 6 butted together). Twin turbos produced between 1100hp and 1800hp. They set the...
08-02-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By mawyatt

Do you run in salt water? How's the anode? I...

Do you run in salt water? How's the anode? I think this is due to Suzuki having a painting issue or prep since in a production run. I do not see this on other Suzuki motors that, like you, have many...
07-27-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By mawyatt

Suzuki corrosion

This is a new Suzuki 2.5hp outboard purchased Aug 2008 used on our dingy. I have run less than 3 gallons of fuel and less than 15 hours use. Sukuki is claiming this due to me not changing the anode....
07-27-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,551
Posted By mawyatt

Try Whink Rust Remover from Supermarket ($5)....

Try Whink Rust Remover from Supermarket ($5). Works well on all rust stains I have encountered.
07-26-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By mawyatt

BTW what radar did you get? I have the RD424HD...

BTW what radar did you get? I have the RD424HD dome and very impressed.
07-26-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By mawyatt

In addition to what others have posted, make sure...

In addition to what others have posted, make sure your radar beam (usually +-12 degrees) does not cover your GPS, or TV/Sat antenna. Using a mount like aristocraft mentioned (I use a SV mount as...
07-25-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,958
Posted By mawyatt

Use it to spot channel markers and poles. Would...

Use it to spot channel markers and poles. Would not have a boat without it.
Forum: The Carolinas
07-23-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,926
Posted By mawyatt

We have 2 in our marina, a mom and baby. They...

We have 2 in our marina, a mom and baby. They come around often, one morning I was cleaning the boat and the baby poked his/her head up next to the boat. I remembered my youngest daughter's technique...
07-19-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,406
Posted By mawyatt

Ouch!!! What happened??

Ouch!!! What happened??
07-19-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,406
Posted By mawyatt

No one ever said this was a Porsche engine, it...

No one ever said this was a Porsche engine, it was designed by Porsche for Mecury. The Porsche Engineering is a engineering staff that is a consulting/design service for others, besides supporting...
07-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By mawyatt

I reciently installed the Raymarine RD424HD 24"...

I reciently installed the Raymarine RD424HD 24" dome radar with a small mount that raised the radar beam above the GPS antenna and Glomex TV antenna. The radar beam is +-12 degrees above an below the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,700
Posted By mawyatt

The 993 is a great car and last of the famous air...

The 993 is a great car and last of the famous air cooled 911s. Get Excellence car mag., they have some good info and the tech writer (Anderson I think) can provide good information on what to look...
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