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03-02-2019, 10:39 AM
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Posted By capecuddy

Just to wrap this up, I added the Airmar P39 back...

Just to wrap this up, I added the Airmar P39 back onto the N2K network. I then went into the Network menu and selected it as the data source forboth depth and water temperature and it worked fine. To...
02-28-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By capecuddy

SH Gx6000 has AIS and nmea2000.

SH Gx6000 has AIS and nmea2000.
02-27-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By capecuddy

I had it installed, experienced all the obvious...

I had it installed, experienced all the obvious interference problems and then pulled it off the N2K backbone and terminated it.

I just assumed they stopped updating software way back but surprise...
02-26-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By capecuddy

I believe it is this: Airmar...

I believe it is this:

Airmar (http://www.airmar.com/productdescription.html?id=105)

Installation instructions don't even address the NMEA connection much less any menu to turn off sounder.
02-26-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By capecuddy

Backup Depth Finder

Is there any way to have a backup depth finder on the N2K network that is turned off via an MFD setting unless I need it?
What I have is connected and running all the time and it interferes with the...
02-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,592
Posted By capecuddy

Wells are routine here in Venice. Do do too...

Wells are routine here in Venice. Do do too shallow or you'll get a rust spouter that will stain everything it touches. Go as deep as you can afford and discuss it with your well driller and say you...
02-24-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By capecuddy

Newer radios now support NMEA2K network interface...

Newer radios now support NMEA2K network interface (about time). I just saw SIMRAD and Standard Horizon models are now N2K. While you're at it, get one with an AIS receiver and you can plot the...
02-23-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By capecuddy

But....you can't count on it.....get the 8 footer.

But....you can't count on it.....get the 8 footer.
02-23-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By capecuddy

You want the tallest antenna you can muster....no...

You want the tallest antenna you can muster....no product defeats the laws of physics. You want DSC for the emergency capability and you just might want AIS if you have a MFD and want the best way to...
02-22-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By capecuddy

I just use the transom transducer that came with...

I just use the transom transducer that came with my HDS-10. I would probably be happy with a chirp sonar that worked well. I fish inshore and close offshore Gulf of Mexico out of Grove City, FL,...
02-22-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By capecuddy

What's the difference between NSS EVO3 and GO 12...

What's the difference between NSS EVO3 and GO 12 (which seems more akin to the Lowrance HDS10)
Why Simrad vs a Lowrance Carbon for example?
02-22-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,732
Posted By capecuddy

I'll take overlay every time for inshore...

I'll take overlay every time for inshore navigating. In close quarters of channels and rivers you don't have lots of time to integrate the radar image with your nav image. I find it far better to...
02-21-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By capecuddy

Finally Replacing HDS-10/Gen 1

Ok. My menu pushing patience is finally wearing paper thin. I'm going to replace my old HDS-10/Gen 1 and what I'd like is similar functionality only with touch, 3G radar compatibility, Point-1, of...
Forum: Gulf Coast
02-21-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By capecuddy

Certified Evinrude Service Techs Near Venice

Does anyone have any suggestions for no sh** no foolin' certified ETEC service techs near Grove City/Englewood/Venice area? Tired of dealing with guys who pretend they know ETEC's.

Anyone have...
02-04-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,927
Posted By capecuddy

The West is the best.....get here and we'll do...

The West is the best.....get here and we'll do the rest!

Jim Morrison was inadvertently correct IMO when that tune is applied to Florida. We looked for about three years. Started near Jax where my...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By capecuddy

Provincetown, and Orleans should both be doable...

Provincetown, and Orleans should both be doable on boat but Rock Harbor could be a problem vs. tides.
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 29,356
Posted By capecuddy

Official responses read like a Month Python skit....

Official responses read like a Month Python skit. First they try weather....no one buys that. The latest response said they mistook some buoys and sailboats as channel markers. If you looked at the...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 29,356
Posted By capecuddy

I don't think heading sensor "improves accuracy"...

I don't think heading sensor "improves accuracy" per se, but it allows an integrated chart and radar display with an accurate overlay. An integrated display helps make faster decisions.
07-10-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,461
Posted By capecuddy

Best advice I've ever received 1) Red RIght...

Best advice I've ever received 1) Red RIght Return and 2) Go ridiculously slow in the slip area in a marina. (You can't hurt anything if you are going real slow. #2 is a challenge in real windy...
07-09-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,344
Posted By capecuddy

The two are quite different. EP 85 is a scratch...

The two are quite different. EP 85 is a scratch pad memory that stores the amount you say is the tank capacity and then decrements it for time X fuel rate of run-time of your engine. The EP60 or 65...
06-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By capecuddy

Time to tear the bulkhead open again....thank...

Time to tear the bulkhead open again....thank heavens for my DeWalt driver.

Thanks for the input , folks
06-25-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By capecuddy

Lowrance EP85 Memory Device

I noticed my fuel remaining was flashng on the LMF-400 gauge and started rooting around in menus. The engine fuel flow rate was reporting just fine. The EP85 is used as a scratchpad of sorts I guess...
Forum: Northeast
06-07-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By capecuddy

Nauset Marine East in Orleans off Barley Neck Rd.

Nauset Marine East in Orleans off Barley Neck Rd.
Forum: Northeast
06-07-2015, 02:44 PM
05-18-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,271
Posted By capecuddy

In Cape Cod Bay, I get the best results using the...

In Cape Cod Bay, I get the best results using the generic shore station USCG MMSI or USCG Boston. I'm supremely irritated that USCG SE NE turns off their response....WTF!?!?!?

It takes...
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