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06-13-2019, 04:13 PM
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Posted By marketic

3rd....and when I do my own install, it’s Furuno...

3rd....and when I do my own install, it’s Furuno across the board
06-11-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By marketic

I would not remove that B175 you have now—-a...

I would not remove that B175 you have now—-a clean picture at troll speed gets the job done

Last year I installed a DFF3D that’s hung off my engine mount—-no faring block, just bolted the...
06-10-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By marketic

Wow, I checked out your link—-you have an Arima!...

Wow, I checked out your link—-you have an Arima! That answers lots of questions for me.

Here’s a story for you—- about 10 years ago, I mounted an SS164 (1Kw) in my 21 foot Arima. I spent a large...
06-10-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By marketic

Without pictures of your B175HW install (boat on...

Without pictures of your B175HW install (boat on trailer etc) it’s hard for the knowledgeable transducer guys on this site to comment on your noise problem at speed.

But based on your verbal...
06-09-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By marketic

Not hard to do—-that stuff cuts like buttah... I...

Not hard to do—-that stuff cuts like buttah... I made my heading sensor mount out of marine plywood...but it’s hidden away where nobody can see it—-
06-09-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By marketic

With the exception of my P-66, I steered clear of...

With the exception of my P-66, I steered clear of any Airmar product that had a “TM” prefix in the model number for precisely the reason you’re complaining about. From the description of your...
06-05-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,915
Posted By marketic

My experiences similar to the other posts...

My experiences similar to the other posts above—-excellent customer service and knowledgeable staff willing to provide detailed information on installation of their items. Their website has detailed...
06-04-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By marketic

Lots of good advice in those posts for you to...

Lots of good advice in those posts for you to consider. And I agree—Moisture meter readings will drive you nuts—-I went through that on my last purchase and they are not always the final word on...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-02-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By marketic

Salt Water Dock RE-Hab—-Best Wood?

I have a 30 foot ramp that connects a piling dock to a floating dock (big tides so ramp is on rollers)

I scraped the ramp to bare wood today—former owner let it go to hell and it’s time to try...
06-02-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By marketic

I run both a P66 on a FCV 588 and an M260 on a...

I run both a P66 on a FCV 588 and an M260 on a FCV 587 and there is a clear difference between 50/200 and 1Kw. You should step up for a Dff1 per above recommendation—-you can pick those up pretty...
06-01-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 20,355
Posted By marketic

An even simpler question: If you fish alone,...

An even simpler question:

If you fish alone, do you have some way of getting back into your boat if you fall out of it with your PFD on?
05-31-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,912
Posted By marketic

Every time I bring my boat in for service someone...

Every time I bring my boat in for service someone says...wow, who the hell did your wiring? I say ... I did, and even though it looks a bit funky, I know every wire and cable by heart because I...
05-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By marketic

I have a wheelhouse full of electronics and...

I have a wheelhouse full of electronics and almost every piece was purchased used on either Craigslist or eBay. The trick is to buy the best available quality that has the best customer support to...
05-29-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By marketic

Thanks the prompt response. Yes, the DF300 is FBW...

Thanks the prompt response. Yes, the DF300 is FBW with a push button stop/start—— ignition key turned on once for the day, then shut off at the end of the day to kill power.

If you think it’s...
05-29-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By marketic

Hi Moonlighter, Not to de-rail OP’s post,...

Hi Moonlighter,

Not to de-rail OP’s post, but a peripheral question that might be pertinent. I did a recent C-10 install , pulling out a Lowrance LMF-400 and dropping the
C-10 in its place. ...
05-29-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By marketic

I have the TzT , not the TzT2, but my guess is,...

I have the TzT , not the TzT2, but my guess is, the general chart functions operate in a similar manner between the two systems That being said, the answer is yes, you can save your Abaco track and...
05-27-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,401
Posted By marketic

Here’s a picture of my set-up. I have a 12 Volt...

Here’s a picture of my set-up. I have a 12 Volt deep cycle out on the tongue to run the winch so I don’t beat up my truck battery

Rollers promote both backwards and forwards movement of your...
05-27-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,401
Posted By marketic

I’d worry way more about having a winch cable...

I’d worry way more about having a winch cable break then pulling out a bow eye. Get a nice burly electric winch. Load it with the heaviest duty winch cable you can (it’s a question of how much length...
05-25-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By marketic

I just did my 400 hour on a DF300. So far, zero...

I just did my 400 hour on a DF300. So far, zero issues. There is an excellent thread on this site for DYI maintenance on the DF300—detailed with pictures—-read it!

I agree that the bigger...
05-22-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By marketic

Bump— $ 225 shipped with Ethernet and power cord ...

Bump— $ 225 shipped with Ethernet and power cord

SOLD. THANKS
05-21-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By marketic

Faring Block for Furuno DFF3D B64 Airmar Transducer or Similar

Brand new, unused faring block with brass bolt

Will fit other thru-hull transducers similar to the B64

$ 50 shipped...
05-20-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By marketic

Thanks for the comments, Gents. Very helpful. ...

Thanks for the comments, Gents. Very helpful. I’m running a DF300 for the main so when underway, no problem keeping batteries fresh and topped off when both TzT”s are fired up. As noted, it’s...
05-20-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By marketic

I have a relatively small boat (24 feet) with a...

I have a relatively small boat (24 feet) with a lot of electronics. I've already crashed my Furuno TzT's by running them both simultaneously when trolling on a small kicker motor so it's clear the...
05-19-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By marketic

Clear and succinct, smac...thanks. The addition...

Clear and succinct, smac...thanks. The addition of a windlass is the reason I'm interested in tracking current draw and yes, that would be specific to the house battery.

The Blue Sea installation...
05-19-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By marketic

Noted your comment about no fuses in the negative...

Noted your comment about no fuses in the negative wiring....I meant to say distribution boxes, but nonetheless, still not clear on where the shunt would connect to capture two neg leads from two...
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