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10-26-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jtcwhaler

Garmin should be willing to get you a new or...

Garmin should be willing to get you a new or refurbished unit for a lot less as a "repair" for the bad CCU...
10-26-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Ah that sucks. Sounds like the fluxgate compass...

Ah that sucks. Sounds like the fluxgate compass has gone bad in the CCU, so probably replacing is the only fix. Not sure what the refurbish / replacement cost is from Garmin, but may not be too bad,...
10-26-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Also I noted that my calibration quality was 53...

Also I noted that my calibration quality was 53 -- not sure how meaningful that is, but I know 100 is perfect. Nonetheless literally nothing has moved near the CCU in years so it will be very...
10-26-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Nomans - have you tried restoring the AP to...

Nomans - have you tried restoring the AP to factory settings and redoing the entire setup from scratch (seatrial etc)? If it's really a problem with the AP not remembering a new calibration, then...
10-25-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Quick followup - I did as Garmin tech support...

Quick followup - I did as Garmin tech support suggested and did a recalibration followed by shutting down the AP by holding down the red power button. I ran a trip the next day (after a complete...
10-25-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,523
Posted By jtcwhaler

My 33 Grady has its outboard mounted pretty far...

My 33 Grady has its outboard mounted pretty far apart which makes it reasonably easy to spin and back. But I'm never afraid to use my thruster -- it's the get out of jail free card, and I simply...
10-24-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By jtcwhaler

That’s crazy!! What does the “network sharing”...

That’s crazy!! What does the “network sharing” setting do then? And why did I buy all Garmin stuff if they don’t talk to each other?
10-24-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By jtcwhaler

Sync backlight on Garmin GHC 20 autopilot control unit

Anyone know how to get the GHC 20 display to dim the backlight in sync with my 7612?
10-21-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jtcwhaler

Did you make any progress. I had the same error...

Did you make any progress. I had the same error and fixed by replacing the proprietary cable between the CCU and ECU. If you have a smart pump the ECU is attached to the pump itself. If it has power...
10-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By jtcwhaler

Still available!

Still available!
10-20-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Hmm - maybe I will try resetting the system to...

Hmm - maybe I will try resetting the system to factory settings and redoing everything from scratch...
10-20-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Hmm damn. That’s disappointing. So my CCU has...

Hmm damn. That’s disappointing. So my CCU has probably gone bad?

Unfortunately I have limited opportunities to test different options before the boat gets pulled but hopefully will get a chance...
10-19-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By jtcwhaler

Garmin Reactor autopilot needing recalibration

My reactor autopilot has been mostly great since install 4 years ago (had an earlier problem with bad ECU connection cable), but 1/2 through the summer my heading sensor was off by up to 10 degrees...
10-19-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By jtcwhaler

Honestly I'd start by calling Garmin tech...

Honestly I'd start by calling Garmin tech support. They really are first rate.
Replies: 62
Views: 7,258
Posted By jtcwhaler

Wow - those came quick. Can't wait to try them...

Wow - those came quick. Can't wait to try them out. Thanks!
10-06-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 649
Posted By jtcwhaler

I tried Soundown on my old 225 Optis and...

I tried Soundown on my old 225 Optis and unfortunately, it did not make a difference. Those motors were very loud!
10-04-2020, 10:14 AM
10-04-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By jtcwhaler

Yes, I've used it several times this summer with...

Yes, I've used it several times this summer with varying success. It does exactly what you'd expect -- it tries to hold the boat's direction, but in reverse instead of forward. I find that it's only...
Forum: Northeast
10-02-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By jtcwhaler

JAY!! Call the coast guard!!!

JAY!! Call the coast guard!!!
Forum: Northeast
10-02-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By jtcwhaler

Not to beat a dead horse but I’m out in CCB right...

Not to beat a dead horse but I’m out in CCB right now and just watched a small mola breach repeatedly over 10 times! Saw him clearly with my stabilized binocs at less than 200 yds. This was near the...
Replies: 62
Views: 7,258
Posted By jtcwhaler

I'll take 2 handles for Tac 25's please!

I'll take 2 handles for Tac 25's please!
09-28-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,249
Posted By jtcwhaler

It's a wiring issue. If the horn works with the...

It's a wiring issue. If the horn works with the battery you should not adjust the screw or take it apart. If you are getting 5V across the horns when energized it means that there is significant...
09-27-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By jtcwhaler

Defender or LRSE

Defender or LRSE
Forum: Northeast
09-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By jtcwhaler

Damn! And I ran over 200 miles yesterday to...

Damn! And I ran over 200 miles yesterday to Veatch and Atlantis and came back empty handed.
Forum: Northeast
09-27-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By jtcwhaler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxIBSpwyTWs ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxIBSpwyTWs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH4WcF-JQnM

https://aquarium.org/the-high-jumping-sun-bathing-two-ton-ocean-sunfish/
"Sunfish have been observed...
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