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05-14-2012, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Ditto....great setup, great performance.

Ditto....great setup, great performance.
04-06-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I installed a 4212 in place of a C-120 several...

I installed a 4212 in place of a C-120 several months ago and I just LOVE it. Probably one of the better decisions I've made in recent years. <grin> Its a personal choice re touchscreen, but I did...
02-15-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,905
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

This is NOT true (anymore). The later models of...

This is NOT true (anymore). The later models of GHP10 will take a speed feed from the GPS. Works well. (Yes, I have one....no speculation)
02-13-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Got a console cover--its just a PIA to use all...

Got a console cover--its just a PIA to use all the time for all reasons.........

Skip
02-13-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,905
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I recently went with the GHP10 and the best...

I recently went with the GHP10 and the best decision I EVER made was the upgraded 2.1L pump. Its quick, its extremely quiet, and its not working its heart out like a smaller (but mathematically...
02-13-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Sun Covers for Yamaha Instruments

Does anyone know if Yamaha (or any after-market firm) makes snap-on plastic sun covers for the Yamaha (round) Multifunction Tach or Speedometer or Fuel Mgmt instruments?

Sunlight just kills those...
01-25-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Power and HSB2 cables included, of course

Power and HSB2 cables included, of course
01-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I have a DSM300, S/N 050402DF, updated to latest...

I have a DSM300, S/N 050402DF, updated to latest software V4.20 11/2011. Working perfectly with C-120 and P66 TDX when removed this week. (I went 100% Garmin)

$300 + ship. PM if interested
12-24-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

You need to download the 'webupdater.exe' program...

You need to download the 'webupdater.exe' program from Garmin's website first. Then you can connect the 276c to your computer and then run the webupdater program.....it will do the work for you.
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10-30-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,900
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Thanks, Rare. I was a little concerned 'cause I...

Thanks, Rare. I was a little concerned 'cause I just don't see anyone running Si-Tex stuff here in S. Florida.

Skip
10-29-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,900
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Si-Tex SP-110-2 (18ci) Autopilot

Anyone have any experience with this autopilot on hydraulically steered twin outboards?

I don't need the AP to dance---just hold a heading or follow the GPS.

Simrad and Garmin make some...
10-28-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,356
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I don't know what happened, but the...

I don't know what happened, but the transportation this year is the most FUBAR situation I have ever seen and I have been going to the show since 1990.

Took over TWO HOURS to get from Bahia Mar...
10-15-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,032
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I am running twin 2005 model 300HPDI's on a boat...

I am running twin 2005 model 300HPDI's on a boat that grosses over 13000# fully "wet". Have put about 100 offshore hours on them since buying used. (now in low 500 hour range)

Clean fuel, clean...
10-15-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,818
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

Non-ablative bottom paints become extremely...

Non-ablative bottom paints become extremely porous as they age. This is from leaching the antifoulant, usually copper, into the water. Older paint is like dragging a rag across the water.

I...
10-10-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I have Ray C-120 plotter with Std Horizon 2150 ...

I have Ray C-120 plotter with Std Horizon 2150 AIS and it works great. and I CAN turn off the AIS display on the C-120 when I want to.
09-04-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I have a Standard Horizon GX2150 vhf with AIS and...

I have a Standard Horizon GX2150 vhf with AIS and I positively love it. Its hooked up to my chart plotter (for display) and works flawlessly.

As to degradations of radio performance, I really...
08-28-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

If its a C-120, then you have to use 256mb UNTIL...

If its a C-120, then you have to use 256mb UNTIL the upgrade is done. After the upgrade, it will read larger cards.
08-27-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I have the Std Horizon 2150 and interfaced to my...

I have the Std Horizon 2150 and interfaced to my MFD for AIS display.. I LOVE it. Its a solid radio with great specs. Think about putting in a new antenna---the best radio is worthless with a...
07-20-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

They won't let me print here what you get for the...

They won't let me print here what you get for the extra $1000. <grin>

I run boats for a living (35 years) and I cannot tell you how many times I have set a "baby" Garmin down at the helm beside...
07-20-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

IMHO, anything built by Garmin is superior to...

IMHO, anything built by Garmin is superior to anythng coming from Raymarine. In particular, Garmin's cartography is without equal in terms of ACCURACY compared to the Navionics or C-Map, tc...
07-16-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Skip Ft Laud

I just went thru the same thing with C-120. You...

I just went thru the same thing with C-120. You will need to go back into Menu and reset ALL of your preferences. I am not in front of the machine now (obviously, huh?) but try "Menu" then "Chart"...
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