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04-28-2004, 01:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,657
Posted By catmandu

RE: Another 12v/24v question

Buck Wild,

I think we've discussed this before. If you have the 1953 radar, you'll need 7.5 continuous amps out. I think Analytic Systems referenced in the above web site is a manufacturer who...
04-24-2004, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By catmandu

RE: Chart Overlay / Autopilots

ditto the bird guy

have the furuno 1953 with the new Furuno AP. System is awesome.
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-24-2004, 01:48 AM
04-10-2004, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By catmandu

RE: RADAR and EPIRB BOUGHT - - - Miss-Be-Haven

Good choice dude. Now you'll see the birds.

cat :grin:
04-05-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By catmandu

RE: 12v - 24v question?

Buck Wild

hi,
I think we did have dialogue some time ago. Anyway, the DC/DC converter I use is from majorpower.com (model MajorVTC305-12-24). There are other choices but I needed a minimum of 7.5...
04-04-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,692
Posted By catmandu

RE: Clarion XMD3 / Sirius Ready?

ditto Stretch

Sirus has been offering a free satellite receiver with purchase of XMD3 and antenna. The dealer should have known this. You'll also need to pay a monthly fee for the satellite...
04-04-2004, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By catmandu

RE: 12v - 24v question?

There is an efficiency to running the 24v system but at the expense of adding a converter. One way is maintain your 2 12v batteries in parallel for charging purposes and have a 12v feed into a DC/DC...
03-22-2004, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By catmandu

RE: Chesapeake Bay fishing

Welcome,

fish the middle bay out of eastern shore and will be going to OC in the summer/fall for offshore stuff.

cat
03-10-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,652
Posted By catmandu

RE: Two batteries providing both 12v and 24v

Buck Wild,

you can get the 1953 specs from one of the repair centers.


U.S.A.
FURUNO U. S. A., INC. Phone: +1 360-834-9300
4400 N.W. Pacific Rim Boulevard Fax: +1 360-834-9400
Camas...
03-10-2004, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By catmandu

RE: Reel's for father's day

You mentioned dolphin, kings, tuna, marlin...that's a pretty wide rage of fishing. Some people might argue that king fishing is in and of itself a separate catagory needing a high speed retrieve (eg-...
03-07-2004, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By catmandu

RE: AVET SX REELS

I just ordered an SX (2004) also for fishing blues and strippers in the Chesapeake bay. If it works I may add 2-3 more. The price is certainly right. I watched an episode of saltwater sportman this...
03-07-2004, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,652
Posted By catmandu

RE: Two batteries providing both 12v and 24v

tunatyme,

what are you using the 24v to drive? If it's for radar over 10-12kw, make sure the continuous/peak amps meet the manufacturers specs (for the Furuno 1953c it's min of 7- the only 12-24...
03-03-2004, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,652
Posted By catmandu

RE: Two batteries providing both 12v and 24v

PierPressure ,


I'm assuming you're using an AC feed at the dock for your 3 bank charger. What do you do when on the move?

cat
02-27-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,555
Posted By catmandu

RE: Best King reels?

Swami,
what about the new Shimano Torium reels? Less expense than the Trinidad with the same retrieve.
02-24-2004, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By catmandu

Transducer Question for pbraffitt

VC,
my electronics guy basically said he would be unable to get access to the aft sponson in the WC 270 and recommended putting in a smaller transducer (600kw). Since the boat is currently in the...
02-23-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By catmandu

Transducer Question for pbraffitt

Peter,
I never did get a return call, but fortunately you answered my question via e-mail.

vc,
per Peter, don't worry about the copper in the paint. The main issue is avoiding it's use in a thru...
02-21-2004, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By catmandu

24 volt requirement - - - Miss-Be-Haven needs your help

Buck Wild

Yes I ordered the 53C

I'll let you know in April when I finish the electronics sea trial. congrats on choosing a solid commercial grade radar.
02-19-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By catmandu

24 volt requirement - - - Miss-Be-Haven needs your help

auguste,

I had to deal with this issue for a 12KW unit. The 12/24 step up is the way to go. E-mail me and I can give you the specifics.


Cat
02-19-2004, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By catmandu

Transducer Question for pbraffitt

cmi

thanks for the reply. I called that number and got the phone run around. Never did speak with a real person but did have a nice conversation with a recorder detailing the problem. Hope that...
02-18-2004, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By catmandu

Transducer Question for pbraffitt

Peter,

I'm putting an airmar M260 into a World Cat 270SC. Unfortunately I'm going to have to have the bottom painted. What impingement will this have on the transducer signal? What are your...
01-22-2004, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By catmandu

electronic pricing problem

Happyfisherman,
you're spending over 8 grand for electronics. why are you looking at a transom mounted transducer? Get a decent accoustic window for the ultrasound signal and go with a thru hull or...
01-03-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By catmandu

Furuno vs. Northstar

Buck Wild

I also want the bird finding capability of radar. Don't look at anything less than 6kw (1943c). I'm looking at the 1953c (12kw).
12-28-2003, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By catmandu

Electronics pkg on a realistic budget

JAGSARE1
Thanks for the reply. I think you've got the right idea. I've never installed radar before but have put in radio/antenna and used to build computers as a hobby. If I do decide to install I...
12-28-2003, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By catmandu

Electronics pkg on a realistic budget

JAGSARE1,
you indicated that you budgeted approximately $10,000 for the hardware and installation. Are you installing yourself? I'm looking at a 1953c with a furuno blackbox sounder, an Icom 502...
12-24-2003, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,348
Posted By catmandu

Garmin Sounder Reports Wrong Depth

pbraffitt

Thanks for the quick response. The m260 was my choice but one installer said he couldn't get access to fit it into the sponson. I'll be checking the physical attributes of a similar hull...
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