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12-02-2020, 06:04 PM
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Posted By coores14

based on those pics and the ones at the beginning...

based on those pics and the ones at the beginning of the thread, that tongue looks absurdly long.
12-01-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By coores14

i did a rebuild on my 900s for the main engines...

i did a rebuild on my 900s for the main engines about two years. Nothing cosmetic, just all the seals and stuff. But this 500 is beyond anything even a can of Rustoleum can fix. By the time I buy all...
12-01-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By coores14

I went ahead and decided to stick with the Racor...

I went ahead and decided to stick with the Racor 500.
With Port Supply pricing at West marine itís cheaper than anywhere else I can find by about 40$.
Plus, the spin on filters are double the...
11-30-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By coores14

hmmm...

hmmm...
11-30-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By coores14

maybe Iíll just bite the bullet and get a new...

maybe Iíll just bite the bullet and get a new 500. The spin on setup is cheaper but Iíll probably lose the savings each time I change the filter since the actual filters are more expensive, like you...
11-30-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By coores14

Northern Lights Generator Fuel Filter Sizing

as I prepare to replace the fuel tank in my Blackfin, I'm evaluating all of the various fuel related items on the boat.
I have a Northern Lights M643 diesel generator and the specs say that its max...
11-29-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By coores14

I remove my drain plug maybe once a year. Why...

I remove my drain plug maybe once a year.
Why does it HAVE to be removed every trip?
11-27-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 221,935
Posted By coores14

Ok, so I scheduled the haul out and the soonest...

Ok, so I scheduled the haul out and the soonest they can get me into the yard is the 16th of December.
In the meantime I've been chipping away at some interior stuff. Like I should've expected, the...
11-27-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

I believe 2008 was the last year for the 43.

I believe 2008 was the last year for the 43.
11-27-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,205
Posted By coores14

oh, and the 29 Blackfin is a legendary boat....

oh, and the 29 Blackfin is a legendary boat. Expect there to be issues because it's an old boat. Mine is almost ten years older than this one and it suffered from serious neglect. If yours had even...
11-27-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,205
Posted By coores14

well, thanks for the compliments. Undeserved, but...

well, thanks for the compliments. Undeserved, but thanks anyway. Wait until I post what I got into today...

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/936671-my-new-project-32-blackfin.html
11-27-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

lots of good things to consider in this post. I...

lots of good things to consider in this post.
I don't pay much attention to Nordhavns over about 60 feet mostly because I know I'll never come close to owning one. The 75YF is my wet dream, but I...
11-26-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By coores14

Iím running Bravo 26s. People scoff at me when...

Iím running Bravo 26s.
People scoff at me when I tell them that, but I have no reason to lie.
I would not run them if I was heavy all of the time, but the majority of my usage has me pretty...
11-26-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

yes

yes
11-26-2020, 07:11 PM
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Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

N43 pilothouse for comparison. and as mentioned...

N43 pilothouse for comparison.
and as mentioned before, the N43 has a midship master while the N40 has a bow master. Big difference in comfort, I'd think.
...
11-26-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/5669409_20160311113616231_1_xlarge_f17642a221295d66f40861bcb73048c9a31f6399.jpg
11-26-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

While Jeff Merrill is a trawler guru and I put a...

While Jeff Merrill is a trawler guru and I put a lot of faith in his word, I just can't buy into his opinion about the lack of a helm chair. If I'm gonna have a boat that comes about as close to a...
11-26-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

the N43 has a queen size master amidship. And...

the N43 has a queen size master amidship. And doesn't even have a stateroom in the bow. Almost positive that's the standard config on the 43.



The Fathom is a sweet boat and might be just right...
11-26-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,264
Posted By coores14

Nordhavn is what I plan on sailing away with. Not...

Nordhavn is what I plan on sailing away with. Not literally sailing, of course. But I'm willing to sell my house and move on board at this moment. I think the 47 is the smallest I could go, although...
11-26-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By coores14

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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11-26-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By coores14

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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11-26-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By coores14

and if you can't understand why I even referenced...

and if you can't understand why I even referenced the "likes", then this is all waaayyy over your head more than I ever thought.
11-26-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By coores14

it's the THT way. anyhoo, hell no I'm not...

it's the THT way.

anyhoo, hell no I'm not foaming the tank in. I had them add the mounting tabs for specifically that reason.
I'm a huge proponent of letting the tank breathe. I don't mind if...
11-26-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By coores14

if you don't understand that the "likes" I...

if you don't understand that the "likes" I referenced are more a comment about you than me, then bless your heart. Enjoy your turkey.
11-26-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,926
Posted By coores14

yeah, you clearly don't understand.

yeah, you clearly don't understand.
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