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05-26-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,659
Posted By Steve_250

For now, boring and bland but easy on the VHF. ...

For now, boring and bland but easy on the VHF.
Original owner named it GW, his initials.
I left it alone 'cuz it really doesn't matter to me.

When I finally get the one the other half wants,...
04-20-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,926
Posted By Steve_250

Standard tools that fit everything, wood plugs,...

Standard tools that fit everything, wood plugs, bail buckets, new thru-hulls and hoses.
If that fails, thats when the radio gets used for my Tow Boat policy.
When is the last time everyone else...
04-16-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,926
Posted By Steve_250

CG boarded and checked my safety equipment. The...

CG boarded and checked my safety equipment.
The guy said he has never seen so much on one boat.

I have:
Legal red flares
Day orange smoke flares
Orange floating streamer
Orange water dye...
04-08-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 29,016
Posted By Steve_250

Anyone I have on board is smart enough and have...

Anyone I have on board is smart enough and have enough sense to already do the right thing.
But the basics are:

1. If there are bottles, it goes in a coozy when opened.
2. The ladies don't drink...
04-08-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,486
Posted By Steve_250

Just wondering, if you ever become incapacitated,...

Just wondering, if you ever become incapacitated, does the other person on board know how to run the electronics to find their way home?
Or the location of your real compass in the bag?
Perhaps...
03-03-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,812
Posted By Steve_250

I'll usually hit the Bahamas twice a year and...

I'll usually hit the Bahamas twice a year and generally do NOT stick to the tourist areas. There are other places out of the way outside Freeport and Nassau that are nice. Just go direct, no stops. I...
02-25-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 38,259
Posted By Steve_250

Now this would be an achievement. I have a six...

Now this would be an achievement.
I have a six year old female Yellow Lab that looks at the distant shore and whines.
I try to get her to let 'er rip on the deck but she is too polite.
She will...
02-03-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,159
Posted By Steve_250

In addition to the trip lines rigged to a siren...

In addition to the trip lines rigged to a siren and strobe, also hook 'em up so it will release a big can of pepper spray.
I actually have that set up on a seldom used basement door at home.
Door...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-29-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 23,905
Posted By Steve_250

As others have said, hydration and decent food. ...

As others have said, hydration and decent food.
I drink enough water, but will add barley & hops to flavor it. All well within legal limits mind you.
A normal day out is 10 hrs in 2-4 footers with...
Forum: The Carolinas
12-23-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,503
Posted By Steve_250

I kid you not

We decided to toss a line at Seven Mile Bridge and relax after dinner.
I am not kidding, never seen a beer bottle pulled in.
Her line was looped over the bottle neck.
No bottle cap on it....
12-04-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,050
Posted By Steve_250

Position holding thrusters and an elevator

Position holding thrusters and an elevator
10-01-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,640
Posted By Steve_250

LEO in MD

While trolling in the Chesapeake Bay, I was boarded by the CG. They came alongside and just hopped on without saying a word. Two of them proceeded to ask for safety gear and papers. I provided and...
03-28-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

Ain't easy yet... I had to order the correct...

Ain't easy yet...
I had to order the correct pink wire to make it the way it should be. I don't want same color wires all over the place. Hopefully done before Striper season in three weeks.
03-28-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

At the deck hatch where the sender is located, I...

At the deck hatch where the sender is located, I grabbed the wires and started reaching back blindly until I felt a barrel with only one wire attached, the other end of the barrel was empty. Stuck...
03-27-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

SOLVED!!! :thumbsup: After replacing the...

SOLVED!!! :thumbsup:

After replacing the sender (old, needed to soon anyway) and the fuel gauge (newer and easier to see model), I located a pink wire in the 4" gap between the deck and tank that...
03-24-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

No Radioshacks left around here. (dammit) Gonna...

No Radioshacks left around here. (dammit)
Gonna try post 19 next.
03-24-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

First lines, post #1: Bought a new sender and...

First lines, post #1:
Bought a new sender and gauge and installed.
Both units are 33-240 ohm.
03-24-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

New screw heads are crosspoint now. No issue...

New screw heads are crosspoint now.
No issue with the sender itself, it measures fine when disconnected.
I'm a gonna run a G straight to the sender like y'all have it and see what happens.
03-23-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

Yep, said that in posts 1 and 4. Thank you.

Yep, said that in posts 1 and 4.
Thank you.
03-23-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

The sender ia a WEMA, bought at...

The sender ia a WEMA, bought at https://www.fisheriessupply.com/wema-usa-sss-ssl-flanged-fuel-water-tank-sensor.
Fuel gauge is Faria Chesapeake SS Instruments.
Both are 33-240.
Paper said to...
03-22-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

Ok, so check continuity on the wires individually...

Ok, so check continuity on the wires individually with both ends disconnected. Then I'll run a 12 ga wire from batt across deck to sender hatch to check continuity on tank ground. I'm pretty...
03-22-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Steve_250

I can easily pull new wires. I just have no...

I can easily pull new wires.
I just have no clue where either end is supposed to go.
03-22-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22,244
Views: 28,969,801
Posted By Steve_250

Easy to find on google, it means Friends of...

Easy to find on google, it means Friends of Illinois Interscholastic Mountain Biking. Of course I have no idea how that applies here, LOL!
03-22-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Steve_250

Holy sheets.... Tunnel in for the wires, ugh. ...

Holy sheets....
Tunnel in for the wires, ugh.
Nope, no schematic.
The wires at the kill are black with a white stripe,
In the bilge where it all runs to the engines, all wires are black, LOL.
It...
03-22-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 810
Posted By Steve_250

Yes, the pink is "S" at the gauge and runs to the...

Yes, the pink is "S" at the gauge and runs to the sender.
Purple is running to the ignition off the gauge.

At the sender (brand new), the black and pink from the gauge are not currently connected...
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