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12-10-2019, 09:43 AM
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Posted By diver dave

You learnt me a good lesson on this one. I...

You learnt me a good lesson on this one. I didn't know LT came in lots of colors, even clear!
Another question. Did ACR manual call for two large fuses? seems like one would be enough.
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12-07-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 775
Posted By diver dave

whoops. Now u have done it. Cover that POS post a...

whoops. Now u have done it. Cover that POS post a bit better😎
And the terminals are too pretty. Either this job is very new, or its a durn fresh water boat. Slather some liquid tape on the exposed...
12-04-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By diver dave

Good recovery! :thumbsup:

Good recovery! :thumbsup:
11-25-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By diver dave

ThAt is pretty cool. Now, i have a mayday to...

ThAt is pretty cool. Now, i have a mayday to call. Where is that hand unit 😳

Shoot. Just scatter a few around.
11-20-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By diver dave

I think your bilge pump warning light is across...

I think your bilge pump warning light is across the manual switch. Should be pump + to GND.
So, when the batt switch is OFF, and the bilge float is UP/ON, the Manual switch connection to the...
11-18-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By diver dave

Of course; Lowrance is the guilty party!

Of course; Lowrance is the guilty party!
11-16-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By diver dave

What beads did u order? Pretty clear that the CP...

What beads did u order? Pretty clear that the CP has significant vhf emissions.
11-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,094
Posted By diver dave

It is helpful to have a 10’ lead to a clip that...

It is helpful to have a 10’ lead to a clip that will hang on the batt post. The other lead is just a couple feet long, but more important to use a needle probe on that one.
Also, everything has a...
11-14-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,558
Posted By diver dave

In my experience with "small" electronic stuff...

In my experience with "small" electronic stuff going nuts with VHF radiated RF, is usually the VHF energy is heading into the problem unit by wiring.

Try several of these on all cables headed...
11-07-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,390
Posted By diver dave

The up north issue is the sometimes sudden change...

The up north issue is the sometimes sudden change from 40 deg to 20 deg, putting dew or frost on things. Same happens inside engines that are exposed. If it just stayed 20 deg, no issue, since cold...
11-06-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By diver dave

Very unlikely there is not a fuse in the path to...

Very unlikely there is not a fuse in the path to any T/T switch and IGN switch at the controls. It might be in the wire harness under dash, but any eng. manuf. not having a fuse in the path from BATT...
11-06-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By diver dave

Voltmeter or small 12V lamp would be my tool of...

Voltmeter or small 12V lamp would be my tool of choice. Lay on the trim switch, and start taking readings. Is there a control fuse that feeds both ign-crank switch and trim switch?
11-05-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,487
Posted By diver dave

Natural gas line for SWFL LOL. How about a...

Natural gas line for SWFL LOL. How about a gasoline pipe for refills from the driveway!
But, I will add that you are allowed to be 79" max from deck level to the highest circuit breaker. SInce,...
11-05-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By diver dave

My last steel box trailer looked bent, WAS bent,...

My last steel box trailer looked bent, WAS bent, and then, crack. It broke just behind that last U bolt. 200 miles from home in hill country.. Internal, un-inspectable rust inside the channel.
11-05-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By diver dave

There is a dude in NYC running that hull (even...

There is a dude in NYC running that hull (even older) with the etec90. Loves the combo. Meet him on the KW forum. Later 1720 hulls were redesigned to run the heavy 4s. btw; just put in...
11-05-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,112
Posted By diver dave

Curious that the two zincs are in better shape...

Curious that the two zincs are in better shape than the aluminum crankcase. C90 is metered injection, btw. I have one too. Don't you have an oil tank on engine??
11-04-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By diver dave

Galvanized wire rope will fishhook and warn you....

Galvanized wire rope will fishhook and warn you. SS may not. BUT, two years is way too soon in my world for replacement. Read about cold work hardening.
11-03-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 69,522
Posted By diver dave

On a run to the islands with a lot of empty space...

On a run to the islands with a lot of empty space around us. Running big blocks at 3200. Friend tried to sync the engines but pulled a shift lever instead, unloading an engine before it grenaded. ...
11-02-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By diver dave

Typical is 10” wood piles, wrapped. But, are some...

Typical is 10” wood piles, wrapped. But, are some here putting in 10x10 concrete?
11-01-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,960
Posted By diver dave

that worked great. Lets make this a sticky.

that worked great. Lets make this a sticky.
11-01-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,960
Posted By diver dave

I was going to start a new thread, but don't now...

I was going to start a new thread, but don't now feel like it. It should fit in well right here.

so, what is a "google account"?? Is that a gmail account? or something really special?
10-31-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By diver dave

No. I am just saying get something like the edson...

No. I am just saying get something like the edson wheel with the spinner shaft drilled right thru the rim to get u most clearance.
10-31-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By diver dave

no reason at all. But center the spinner on the...

no reason at all. But center the spinner on the rim for xtra clearance. I ran a small wheel on the tower, big wheel below with hydr. and no power assist. Not a big deal.
10-31-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,487
Posted By diver dave

That reminds me. My city also demands that the...

That reminds me. My city also demands that the boathouse roof match the main house. Shingle color, etc. And, no attachments to the actual seawall or any unattached dolphins. Only real downside is...
10-31-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,487
Posted By diver dave

I have a similar canal/seawall situation. Only...

I have a similar canal/seawall situation. Only allowed 16' of intrusion into the canal, and that is with a pie lot with over a hundred feet of water. Most in my area are limited to 12'.
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