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Yesterday, 11:06 AM
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Cautiously optimistic that I may have fixed it. ...

Cautiously optimistic that I may have fixed it. I finally had a chance to complete the sea trial set up today. And brief testing afterward suggests it's working. I didnt get a hard turn to...
07-12-2019, 06:07 PM
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Views: 2,086
Posted By Prospective

Great suggestion. I had not thought about...

Great suggestion. I had not thought about testing this at dock with engines running. Definitely worth a try. And yes, I'm going to have to find that dam compass.
07-12-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,086
Posted By Prospective

I am just updating this, hoping you guys are...

I am just updating this, hoping you guys are still following along with me.

On my last trip the autopilot was consistently sending me into a hard starboard turn any time I turn it on. So whatever...
07-11-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Prospective

Great, I think you'll be pleased with the GE...

Great, I think you'll be pleased with the GE stuff. When I'm ready to caulk I tape off the window and the fiberglass, then I squeez as much of that stuff into the gap as I can. I flows pretty easy,...
07-11-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Prospective

That quote does not surprise me. Although I do...

That quote does not surprise me. Although I do agree 40 man hours shouldn't get anywhere near $8k. If he's using the Sikaflex primer and bedding, that stuff is expensive as hell. 2 cases of it...
07-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Prospective

Yeah, unfortunately this is a known problem with...

Yeah, unfortunately this is a known problem with these boats and I have it with mine as well. The BEST way is to have the windows completely removed and rebedded. But these are big windows as you...
07-09-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By Prospective

Those euro style strips look like a good...

Those euro style strips look like a good solution. What's the best source? I see them on amazon in a lot of different flavors. Do they carry them in auto parts stores?
07-09-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By Prospective

Best method for connecting NMEA0183 wires?

Wondering what the best method is for connecting together those fine gauge NMEA0183 wires is? Just small butt spices or is there something more clever/effective. Also, looks to be 4 wires (receive...
07-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,431
Posted By Prospective

43' Sport Fish. I am a mid tier DIY'r. I do a...

43' Sport Fish. I am a mid tier DIY'r. I do a fair amount but have been increasingly farming things out as my time becomes more limited and my budget increases. I store on the hard in the winter. ...
Forum: Northeast
07-08-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,145
Posted By Prospective

I was on a mooring in on Block Island for the...

I was on a mooring in on Block Island for the storm. We caught the southern edge of the cell which looked much worse toward mainland. Good news is it was over quick. I'd say it lasted 25 minutes...
Forum: Northeast
07-08-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,976
Posted By Prospective

Cool video. Glad to see that 43' Ocean is...

Cool video. Glad to see that 43' Ocean is working out for you.
Forum: Northeast
07-02-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Prospective

Have had Bristol Marine in Somerset do work for...

Have had Bristol Marine in Somerset do work for me a couple of times. I believe Kevin is the name of their head tech. Quality job at fair price. I'm sure they'll take care of you
Forum: Northeast
06-30-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,932
Posted By Prospective

Dale is a super nice guy. And a talented marine...

Dale is a super nice guy. And a talented marine electrician as well.
06-20-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Prospective

I just use the base charts. My understanding is...

I just use the base charts. My understanding is you need the upgraded charts to run auto guidance. So I believe the answer to your question is yes.
06-20-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Prospective

Your best charts, ie... the ones inserted into...

Your best charts, ie... the ones inserted into the card reader of either device, will appear on all networked devices.
06-20-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Prospective

Not reaching rated RPM is more likely a function...

Not reaching rated RPM is more likely a function of prop size. Buddy of mine just had to repower his pod drive boat with same power train due to engine failure at about 350hrs from overload...
06-19-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Prospective

It will show in any networked plotter. I have a...

It will show in any networked plotter. I have a similar set up with a 7612xsv and a 7412. Maps and sonar appear on the 7412 no prob.
06-17-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,239
Posted By Prospective

Congratulations on the new truck. I see a lot of...

Congratulations on the new truck. I see a lot of responses to your initial questions with older models and not same power train. I have had a 2019 RAM Rebel with the Edrive for about 8 months now....
Forum: Northeast
06-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Prospective

I did the trip about 7 years ago. From RI up to...

I did the trip about 7 years ago. From RI up to Canada via Champlain Canal and then back down. Did it in a leisurely 3 weeks with my family. Honestly it's pretty easy. The lake is pretty easy to...
06-13-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Prospective

Speaker wiring question. Please check me?

Okay, I am installing a new stereo to replace old on my Ocean. Current installation had 6 speakers, 4 of which have disintegrated which got this project started. I am NOT a big stereo guy and do...
06-05-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,086
Posted By Prospective

Latest update... Had a few minutes to crawl...

Latest update...

Had a few minutes to crawl around. Checked the connections at the j-box and everything appeared tight. I also crawled into my lazerett and jiggled the rudder angle indicator...
05-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,086
Posted By Prospective

Minor update for those that might be following. ...

Minor update for those that might be following. I went for a short cruise this weekend. The autopilot was still performing as described, either veering off course or a pronounced snake wake in very...
05-24-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Prospective

What about a Mako? Tons of them out there and...

What about a Mako? Tons of them out there and much more affordable the Whalers which seem to really command a premium, at least where I am in the North East.
05-24-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Prospective

This would not be a montauk. They have pretty...

This would not be a montauk. They have pretty flat bottoms. They're very stable but will kick the snot out of you in a chop.
05-23-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Prospective

Raced on a Quest 33 for many years and each...

Raced on a Quest 33 for many years and each season the owner would put on Pettit Vivid. We'd wet sand that down to about 500 grit and it was pretty slick. He also liked it because it was white.
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