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Yesterday, 05:02 PM
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Posted By BackEastDon

The 2452 was one of the boats suggested to my...

The 2452 was one of the boats suggested to my wife and I when we decided to transition from motorhome to boating. It is probably the closest thing you'll find as a marriage between boat and RV. ...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By BackEastDon

If you have a google account you can upload to...

If you have a google account you can upload to YouTube

Click on "Your videos" and your YouTube home page should have an option to upload.
...
05-24-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By BackEastDon

Can you address the practical differences between...

Can you address the practical differences between the 20 & 20+? Not so much interested from the bird mode but rather navigational aid perspective. Trying to decide if the 20+ is worth the bump in...
05-23-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,244
Posted By BackEastDon

A YouTube guy named Mike Smedley has some good...

A YouTube guy named Mike Smedley has some good videos on Simrad Evo settings and details on what you are seeing.

Start here perhaps.

https://youtu.be/S0MpGwKUVNA
Forum: Northeast
05-22-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,066
Posted By BackEastDon

My read of this was the hydraulic hoses to the...

My read of this was the hydraulic hoses to the trim cylinders. You can almost make them out on the picture of the drive but not the condition of them.
05-17-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By BackEastDon

Here are a couple diagrams that should help you...

Here are a couple diagrams that should help you figure out how it supposed to work.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-17-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By BackEastDon

charcoal is one thing, that last loaf of bread...

charcoal is one thing, that last loaf of bread that was stocked on the shelf almost a week ago, no thanks. For fresh food products it means you got the least fresh one. Many people shop the...
05-16-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By BackEastDon

You can find this line at Pacific Boats Homepage...

You can find this line at Pacific Boats Homepage (http://www.pacificboats.com/)
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-15-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By BackEastDon

Baratza makes a broad line from the Encore to the...

Baratza makes a broad line from the Encore to the Forte. With good precision burrs and mechanism along with a lower speed DC motor, coarse is easier and cheaper than at the espresso fines range...
05-15-2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By BackEastDon

A couple of factors to ask. How often is this...

A couple of factors to ask. How often is this circuit likely to be a max draw? How long a run is the 10 gauge to the buss bar? For me personally, I'd separate many of these circuits based on...
05-13-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By BackEastDon

Thanks but I just replaced all the through...

Thanks but I just replaced all the through hull's, re-wired the breaker panel and added a battery switch and ACR, installed two new transducers along with manifolds, risers and elbows. Not looking...
05-13-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By BackEastDon

A couple years ago it stuck at about 2k but a...

A couple years ago it stuck at about 2k but a solid rap on the gauge got it to move. It sat all last year as I was too busy to use the boat. Started by drilling a small hole on the side between the...
05-12-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By BackEastDon

I just upgraded the Totalscan I had on my boat...

I just upgraded the Totalscan I had on my boat for the Active Imaging 2 in 1. The Totalscan had the notched plastic bracket too that neither click seemed right. I made up a couple shims to get it...
Forum: Northeast
05-12-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By BackEastDon

We did the berth and dinette cushions in the...

We did the berth and dinette cushions in the motorhome with fairly cheap memory foam mattresses. Was either 6 or 8 inch thick but slept as good as my expensive Temperapedic at the house. Used a...
Forum: Northeast
05-12-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,198
Posted By BackEastDon

Still locked out of RI and cannot use my boat...

Still locked out of RI and cannot use my boat there. Been keeping busy working on various parts of the boat, spending far more money than if it was in the water. Might launch it out of Buzzards bay...
05-11-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By BackEastDon

I have a 19AH battery I use as a third battery...

I have a 19AH battery I use as a third battery for squid lights and to run the stereo off of (just head unit at modest levels). I otherwise have the single engine battery and house battery with an...
05-11-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By BackEastDon

Tach is Toast

Actually it's an oddball multi-function gauge with Tach, oil pressure and water temp. Also it's 5 inch diameter. Hoping to get 3 much smaller individual gauges to fit in the space I have. Biggest...
05-10-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By BackEastDon

Me too as I'd swap for the smaller cabin and...

Me too as I'd swap for the smaller cabin and larger cockpit. Wife liked the dinette and found the Steiger too "utilitarian". It gets us out on the water though. Judge would make it on my list as...
05-10-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By BackEastDon

Foul weather gear built in. :grin: I do...

Foul weather gear built in. :grin:

I do keep a couple sets of Grundens on board though.

...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-08-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By BackEastDon

Labor contracting company with little overhead...

Labor contracting company with little overhead due to mostly being mobile. Been shut down since March. We are classified communications and essential but our clients all shut down. At first we...
05-07-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By BackEastDon

With a few branding names for down and side scan,...

With a few branding names for down and side scan, I initially found it confusing. There's StructureScan HD then 3D along with TotalScan and Active Imagining. If you are not interested in 3D and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-04-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,030
Posted By BackEastDon

Ooh, one of my favorites ...

Ooh, one of my favorites

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Forum: Northeast
05-04-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,814
Posted By BackEastDon

The moot point in my case is the marina still is...

The moot point in my case is the marina still is saying their understanding is there is no change in out of state boaters being able to access the water.

While I more than get what you are saying...
Forum: Northeast
05-03-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,814
Posted By BackEastDon

Nor does the new guidance lift the restrictions. ...

Nor does the new guidance lift the restrictions. I contacted my marina as I needed to reschedule the bellows replacement service as I had to cancel my earlier appointment due to the previous order. ...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,828
Posted By BackEastDon

Even though we had hoped for an early spring,...

Even though we had hoped for an early spring, water is still cold and consistently so. I went through some screenshots from previous years of water temps and compared today's. We are still on just...
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