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Forum: Northeast
03-09-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,909
Posted By ClassicGuy

Also bear in mind that especially if you in the...

Also bear in mind that especially if you in the waters are east of Chatham, heavy fog is a pretty frequent event so that will be a factor even if you have radar. There is a finger of very cold water...
03-09-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 117,431
Posted By ClassicGuy

Larger boats inevitably have lots of through...

Larger boats inevitably have lots of through hulls for livewells, generator, AC, etc etc., not to mention transducers. Inboards do give you a possible for of salvation. I have a "crash pump" setup...
01-27-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By ClassicGuy

It is not really clear what you are trying to...

It is not really clear what you are trying to accomplish by starting up the motor in the condition you describe. It is more likely to do harm than good. I would go ahead and fix everything that is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-23-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,966
Posted By ClassicGuy

You are not alone. I am also quite fit and...

You are not alone. I am also quite fit and healthy but pushing towards 70 now. The combination of wind, sun, noise, and the thousands of small movements you make to hold steady for hours on a small...
01-14-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,734
Posted By ClassicGuy

A few years back when Tom was out sick, I had a...

A few years back when Tom was out sick, I had a problem with tab position sensors and dealt with a person named MJ Thomas mjthomas@bennetttrimtabs.com, who was quite helpful and sent me repair parts...
01-14-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,915
Posted By ClassicGuy

You just made my point once again. Lots of noise...

You just made my point once again. Lots of noise about how many boats you have built and your fabulous expertise but you are not willing to say "I worked for xzy boat manufacturer and oversaw...
01-14-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,915
Posted By ClassicGuy

Why is it that over and over again, tunnles will...

Why is it that over and over again, tunnles will dodge completely questions relating to his own experience and where he has worked to demonstrate some level of credibility? He tries to sound like a...
01-14-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,915
Posted By ClassicGuy

What does any f this have to do with you Tunnles?...

What does any f this have to do with you Tunnles? We know you did not build those aluminum boats since you are the master craftsman/technologist of fibreglas. We also know that you don't have a boat...
01-13-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,915
Posted By ClassicGuy

Bet that is an FDA approved food-safe shovel...

Bet that is an FDA approved food-safe shovel mixing up the candy for the little kids. Or at least that is what it will say when the package shows up at your local Wal-Mart.
01-13-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By ClassicGuy

Well perhaps you have made up your mind that a 28...

Well perhaps you have made up your mind that a 28 Henriques is the right boat. If you are staying near shore most of the time, then the efficiency and stability drifting of the Henriques are big...
01-13-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By ClassicGuy

Just to be clear, it's not the sale paperwork you...

Just to be clear, it's not the sale paperwork you need to have on board, it's a copy of the completed USCG application forms for documentation that the third party company would have filed. If that...
01-13-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,185
Posted By ClassicGuy

One obvious question then -- is your MFD...

One obvious question then -- is your MFD registered to AC and showing up in the device list? Maybe you need to create a new AC card in the MFD and pair your phone with it again to update its device...
01-13-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By ClassicGuy

That is completely incorrect except in a handful...

That is completely incorrect except in a handful of states that require a variant of state registration without state numbering to impose fees. The bigger question is whether your bank has already...
01-13-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,915
Posted By ClassicGuy

It will be entertaining some day to get the full...

It will be entertaining some day to get the full truth on tunnles. A self-described size doesn't matter guy with no boat and apparently a job in the boat building industry notwithstanding his...
01-12-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,185
Posted By ClassicGuy

I checked mine this morning and AC shows the...

I checked mine this morning and AC shows the 12-19-18 software updates available to download for my all various Garmin devices including v 14.10 for the 8617 and 7612 MFDs that I have. Try closing...
01-11-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By ClassicGuy

Yes, absolutely true. Also a bigger array will...

Yes, absolutely true. Also a bigger array will always do better for small targets like birds when like-for-like such as a 25kW Garmin xHD2 with 6 foot will be better than then same pedestal with...
01-10-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By ClassicGuy

I know you are in the business and have lots of...

I know you are in the business and have lots of experience with electronics. But from my experience, there is an awful lot going on that contributes to whether a radar does a good job showing...
12-24-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,185
Posted By ClassicGuy

My boat is in storage for winter not near home so...

My boat is in storage for winter not near home so I can't apply the update for a while. Just curious from those who have done it with an 8600 series what is meant by this change list item:

"Added...
12-24-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By ClassicGuy

From your post it appears that you will be having...

From your post it appears that you will be having the yard crack the coupling to slide a new seal on the shaft so you will still have a spare. If that is what you intend to do, it would be a minor...
12-21-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By ClassicGuy

I think you got that wrong. The relationship is...

I think you got that wrong. The relationship is the inverse from my observations over the years. The formula is more like +1' in boat size= -0.75".

But seriously for the original poster, you...
12-19-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By ClassicGuy

The Marlin tower from Pipewelders on my boat cost...

The Marlin tower from Pipewelders on my boat cost about $50K but that is the whole assembly from the deck upwards including the hardtop, although that does not include the cost of the engine controls...
Forum: Northeast
12-17-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By ClassicGuy

Hadn't thought about the disinfectant aspect,...

Hadn't thought about the disinfectant aspect, that is a good point. With a low concentration of bleach, there wouldn't bee much effect if any on the fibres. Your slip is indeed very stressful and if...
12-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By ClassicGuy

Hard to answer your question because 33-35 center...

Hard to answer your question because 33-35 center console covers such a broad range. I have direct experience with the CC28 having owned one for five years and a Regulator 32 for four years, which is...
Forum: Northeast
12-17-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By ClassicGuy

If you have a front loading washer with no...

If you have a front loading washer with no agitator, it is quick and easy to run the lines through in warm water with a long soak cycle. They come out looking like new. I don't agree with Ttaxi's...
12-16-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,623
Posted By ClassicGuy

How do builders get away with such inaccurate and...

How do builders get away with such inaccurate and phony performance claims? The rated WOT of the QSB 425 is 3000 rpms, not 2600 so that is a seriously overpropped boat if her top speed is 31kts at...
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