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10-23-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,854
Posted By Hank496

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news; some jobs...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news; some jobs can’t be done on the cheap. Gluing a winch on a boat trailer is just dumb. Why not just use duct tape? Result will be the same and cost less.
10-20-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Hank496

Depends on device, but probably it won’t work. I...

Depends on device, but probably it won’t work. I know the Ray transceivers can’t use a generic gps source. The issue is that standalone gps units are 12 v and dedicated units by virtue of being...
10-05-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Hank496

You probably will be the most successful by going...

You probably will be the most successful by going to Volvo directly. You can start with imputing your engine and pod serial numbers into the equipment look up on VPís website. Everything is geared to...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Hank496

Thatís a good question. I would suspect No Wake...

Thatís a good question. I would suspect No Wake markers to protect property, or personal safety, like marina docks and swimming areas are seasonal and would only be enforced during the season when...
Forum: Northeast
09-30-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Hank496

That is technically correct, however depending on...

That is technically correct, however depending on the size and age of the boat Documentation is often required by lenders. USCG Documentation provides proof of title that is recognized in every...
09-29-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By Hank496

Guys, get it straight; D6-330 NO to supercharger,...

Guys, get it straight; D6-330 NO to supercharger, YES to turbocharger
09-29-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By Hank496

Uh, small issue with your comment; no...

Uh, small issue with your comment; no supercharger on the D6-330 engine. Iíve got two and there is definitely no supercharger on this model. Quite possibly on higher horsepower rated models.
Forum: Northeast
09-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Hank496

I'll second Riverfront. We used them for years...

I'll second Riverfront. We used them for years with our old Sea Ray. As for Brewer/Safe Harbor in Plymouth, my experience with them is terrible. We bought a boat that was in storage there. Work...
09-23-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By Hank496

According to the calibration instructions for the...

According to the calibration instructions for the indicator display, the taps should be fully deployed after 15 seconds from full up position. So a slow 15 count will do the trick.
Forum: Northeast
09-15-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Hank496

We keep our boat Newburyport. When we had our...

We keep our boat Newburyport. When we had our previous boat (31’ Sea Ray with radar on arch) we winter stored at Riverfront Marina that’s just on the other side of the 1A bridge. We made the trip...
09-13-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Hank496

I have a 45’ down East style boat and I find the...

I have a 45’ down East style boat and I find the touch screen aspect our Axioms sucks. The technology doesn’t, it’s the inability to accurately touch and hold a spot on the screen when the boat is...
09-12-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,265
Posted By Hank496

Ten years ago we were returning to Newburyport...

Ten years ago we were returning to Newburyport from a weekend stay in Boston on a Sunday morning in the fog. I was only going about fifteen knots when we came into a clear spot about a boat length...
09-11-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By Hank496

Brian, The issue is not that the Volvo parts...

Brian,

The issue is not that the Volvo parts network is poor, but that Volvo relies on its dealer network to support the customer base. Bad dealer bad experience, good dealer, good experience. ...
09-11-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By Hank496

I’ve read this thread with interest. I have twin...

I’ve read this thread with interest. I have twin D6-IPS-450s (EVC-C2) diesels and wanted to upgrade my engine display to Glass cockpit. Both my local dealer and a Volvo Service Engineer have told...
09-09-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Hank496

Boater, I’m just spit balling here, but I...

Boater,

I’m just spit balling here, but I think your issue has nothing to do with cleaning products. Hypalon is a chlorinated rubber product. It’s been a long time since I have done anything with...
Forum: Northeast
09-06-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Hank496

Nick at American sold our Sea Ray in no time...

Nick at American sold our Sea Ray in no time flat. Great guy to work with. Needless to say we were very pleased.
09-01-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,969
Posted By Hank496

If we’re going out for less than a couple hours...

If we’re going out for less than a couple hours we run the inverter, otherwise the gen is on before the mains. We rarely anchor overnight, but when we do we run the inverter only for sleeping. ...
08-14-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Hank496

If you have the SMX II control, it may be bad. ...

If you have the SMX II control, it may be bad. There’s a company in PA, Flight Systems (flightsystems.com) that will rebuild yours as well as sell their new upgraded design. I replaced ours on our...
08-12-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Hank496

I have the older Elite control panel and that has...

I have the older Elite control panel and that has the ability to control and configure the fan operation. You might look into the configuration profile by going into the program mode. At the very...
Forum: Northeast
08-12-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Hank496

Voyager Marine in Essex. Phone...

Voyager Marine in Essex. Phone (https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&hl=en-us&q=voyager+marine+phone&ludocid=12904119477458925585&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjtmJL3u5brAhWPg3IEHTSXC0kQ6BMwEnoECBoQDQ):...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Hank496

It was the beginning of the season and the boat...

It was the beginning of the season and the boat was still in storage (inside on stands) at Brewer/Safe Harbor in Plymouth so he did the bulk of non operation stuff like hull, inventory, operational...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Hank496

I used Peter Spang for a survey on our current...

I used Peter Spang for a survey on our current boat (38 Sabre) last year. His business address is in Marstons Mills. Phone number: (508) 737-5052. He came when he said he would. Did an excellent...
08-09-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Hank496

Is this on tank or city water? Have you...

Is this on tank or city water?
Have you inspected tank lately?
Are you at home, or visiting another location?
Are there filters in your water system (between tank/shore inlet and shower)?
is...
07-22-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By Hank496

Glad things worked out for you. I laid out 15K...

Glad things worked out for you. I laid out 15K for twin axiom pro 12s, transducer, external gps and autopilot and when the software upgrade killed the radar, the best they could do after sending a...
07-22-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By Hank496

Here I can help: Post a question on...

Here I can help:

Post a question on Raymarine support forum. - No wait, they shut that down.

Send a message to the support people with new system. - No need to do that. I know the answer (itís...
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