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04-15-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Help with Ray install/connections

The heading sensor comes into the C120 via NMEA, and the GPS (RS125?) can be wired for either NMEA or Seatalk- use it as seatalk.
04-01-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,531
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Pelican cases

I use pelican cases and Otter Boxes

http://www.otterbox.com/products/otterbox/
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-30-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,787
Posted By prodigalson

Re: best choice for concealed carry?

For concealed carry in warmer climates:

http://www.maxpedition.com/store/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=20&idproduct=31#details

holds a 1911 very nicely, and actually is IMO, a bit less obvious...
03-15-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Raymarine CP/Radar Overlay/Heading Sensor??

the Cseries will use COG to give you overlay without a heading sensor, but you must bear in mind that the boat must be making way for it to align correctly.
03-15-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By prodigalson

Re: new Plotter for Family Sailboat

I've done similar setups on sailboats with this product:

http://www.airmartechnology.com/airmar2005/ex20/RMProducts/ElectCat.asp?ProdID=79&Man=All&PageNo=157

It's an all in one blackbox...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-14-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,027
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Cheapest warm place to honeymoon?

Go to the last great 'secret' in the Carribean:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culebra,_Puerto_Rico
03-13-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,642
Posted By prodigalson

Re: spider droppings on gelcoat

Try Barkeeps Friend- 1.89 at publix. Cleans rust stains, waterlines, stainless, brightens teak. Basically powdered Oaxlic acid, which is the active ingredient in a lot of boat cleaning products....
03-10-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,968
Posted By prodigalson

Re: pros and cons of Parker boats?

I hate wood. I believe that if God wanted us to build boats with wood, it would come in 55 gallon drums. the only good wood is firewood. I even hate trees.

That said, I worked for WhiteWater...
03-08-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

I do think that was the whole point of the thread- 'Oldmako' taking exception to Tred Barta's epulets...
03-08-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

"difficult" is a very good, diplomatic word to use. I returned to the shop after the last time I seatrailed with him to find the office manager holding money on weather He or I would come back alone....
03-08-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

I certainly have a dress code for ME on the boat- but I am an employee, and expect I should maintain a prossesional apperance for the money I make. And no, we don't have names on the pockets- but we...
03-08-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

I have known of Tred since the '80s, when he was still that crazy guy going offshore in a 23 mako, killing piles of tuna with light tackle, and coming back in on fumes and luck- though after he kept...
03-08-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

Yes, absolutly, hands down, the best. That man has forgotten more about sportfishing than I'll ever know.
03-08-2008, 05:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

Everybody knows that epulets raise fish!

He's a pilot, and his Day Job is running a company that has something to do with Corporate Jets, so maybe they are just a pilot thing. And Khaki shirts and...
03-07-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By prodigalson

Re: SSB Help Needed Please!

Florescent lights.

Very noisy at low voltage.

Just a guess, but do make sure none are on...
03-07-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,208
Posted By prodigalson

Re: WhyTheF....

Tred's a client, and yanno what really pisses me off?

he's a good as he thinks he is.

Really.
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-07-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Dodged a bullet yesterday

It's called a line-squall. I have sailed in three hurricanes in open water (Gloria, Hugo, Floyd) and it was a line squall on LI sound that almost killed me.
03-06-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,569
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Any Builders Messing with "Serious" Electric Power?

I *think* that's across the range, and that they are a little better than props at the top end, but I could be wrong...
03-06-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,733
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Arneson surface drives

Blue Eagle is a custom Huckins built Hull, 81 feet long, built in 1985. with those Arneson Drives, she floats in less than four feet of water, with her running gear clear of the bottom. They are...
03-06-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,302
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Cleaning the GPS screen

Use this:

http://www.monstercable.com/productPagePrint.asp?pin=2105

or this:

http://www.touchofpurple.com/ (no, really- I go thruogh a big bottle of this purple crap twice a year, and shill...
03-06-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,490
Posted By prodigalson

Re: What type of knot to secure anchor rode in locker?

Welder beat me to it!

Indeed- make the loop large enough to be able to untie it without hanging upside down in a tiny wet hole. at night. off a lee shore...
03-06-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,733
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Arneson surface drives

Mine are bigger.

http://lh5.google.com/myblueeagle/R9CPM1FJjVI/AAAAAAAAAkA/1FJdJuwJ3rE/s400/DSC03466.JPG (http://picasaweb.google.com/myblueeagle/Bigwheels/photo#5174793422418578770)
03-06-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,733
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Arneson surface drives

Actually, they can trim above the fairbody draft (hull bottom) in most installations.
03-05-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,569
Posted By prodigalson

Re: Any Builders Messing with "Serious" Electric Power?

at the top end, yes, but they are still throwing a lot of HP away...
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