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08-19-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,133
Posted By MikeAqua

White-snake fan and proud :thumbsup:. "Here I go...

White-snake fan and proud :thumbsup:. "Here I go again on my own" is an accurate summation of my life :)
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-02-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 38,973
Posted By MikeAqua

Today I am in the dog-box because of something I...

Today I am in the dog-box because of something I did in her dreams last night.
06-26-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,894
Posted By MikeAqua

I have a PLB, a strobe, a sun-mirror, a dive...

I have a PLB, a strobe, a sun-mirror, a dive torch and a portable VHF in pockets on my life jacket. I put my life jacket on at the ramp and it stays on all day.
05-27-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By MikeAqua

I have the relay at the link below on my boat. It...

I have the relay at the link below on my boat. It has been running about 2 years now without any issues controlling a high capacity raw water pump. Note I have the relay in a sealed box. The link is...
04-29-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 379,777
Posted By MikeAqua

Do you have installed photos?

Do you have installed photos?
04-15-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By MikeAqua

Interesting to read this. The main cause of...

Interesting to read this. The main cause of mould that I see is dried salt absorbing water and then mould growing on that. For that reason I thoroughly wash my lifejackets in freshwater and sun dry...
03-11-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By MikeAqua

Normally there is rubber gasket/seal that...

Normally there is rubber gasket/seal that effectively isolates the SS from the alloy. Should be no issue.

Otherwise use something like Tefgel on the hole before the transducer is fitted.
03-05-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,627
Posted By MikeAqua

It's possible that a repeater station is causing...

It's possible that a repeater station is causing those distances .
02-21-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By MikeAqua

Do you have a fuse box or similar in your boat? ...

Do you have a fuse box or similar in your boat?

I would just run a red cable back to the fuse box (via a switch) and a black cable back to negative bus-bar. Don't join cables buy some new...
02-21-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,786
Posted By MikeAqua

Nice. Also good to see that the...

Nice.

Also good to see that the professionals end up with boxes of stuff everywhere when rigging as well.
02-19-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By MikeAqua

For any Volvo hook the vacuum gauge to your...

For any Volvo hook the vacuum gauge to your wallet - to measure the rate at which money is sucked out.
02-19-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By MikeAqua

That alarm panel is enormous. The panel I have...

That alarm panel is enormous. The panel I have has the double throw bilge switch, buzzer and LED light all in a much smaller area.
02-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By MikeAqua

I just wanted to say what great advice Seahorse...

I just wanted to say what great advice Seahorse gave in this thread.

Due to recent surgery I've been off the water for about three months. My boat hasn't run in all that time. I decided this...
02-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,741
Posted By MikeAqua

My galv trailer has a welded chassis. Every galv...

My galv trailer has a welded chassis. Every galv trailer I have ever seen up close is welded.
02-14-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 181,960
Posted By MikeAqua

I'm unhappy because I don't own one.

I'm unhappy because I don't own one.
02-13-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,741
Posted By MikeAqua

That's such a nice peiec of craftsmanship, it's...

That's such a nice peiec of craftsmanship, it's almost sad to put it in salt-water.
02-12-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By MikeAqua

I have both. Base station on the boat and a...

I have both. Base station on the boat and a handheld attached to me at all times.
02-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 46,344
Posted By MikeAqua

I know smokers who don't smoke in their own cars...

I know smokers who don't smoke in their own cars or their own home. They presumably want to avoid the the smell and stains it can leave.

Even in open-air areas frequented by smokers there is a...
02-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,843
Posted By MikeAqua

I used to use sequenced rings of coloured (not...

I used to use sequenced rings of coloured (not red or black) heat shrink for labelling terminals. I got the idea from a guy who is a fish and game ranger - they use bands on birds legs.

3 bands...
02-11-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 168,088
Posted By MikeAqua

Cars with rotary engines tend to be very noisy. ...

Cars with rotary engines tend to be very noisy. You can hear them coming from miles away.
02-06-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 168,088
Posted By MikeAqua

If the outboard sticks up further above the...

If the outboard sticks up further above the transom, it can be harder to work a fishing rod around.
02-01-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,843
Posted By MikeAqua

What are the little orange things in your photo?

What are the little orange things in your photo?
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-31-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 46,344
Posted By MikeAqua

Lots of experience ...

Lots of experience ...
01-31-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,843
Posted By MikeAqua

Well that's simply not true. At a bare...

Well that's simply not true.

At a bare minimum several different chilli powders are needed, and various spices and blends to make curries.

And I'm not allowed to add salt to anything...
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