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02-13-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By peptide

Build quality. There are hundreds of design...

Build quality. There are hundreds of design factors that need to be considered but, at the end of the day, build quality is number one.
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,379
Posted By peptide

This is going to get lost in the sea of...

This is going to get lost in the sea of responses, but I'll try anyway...

I raised 4 children, two of which that had, by the standards expressed by many of you in this thread, a video game...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-12-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,874
Posted By peptide

I was going to make a post similar SOSC's, but...

I was going to make a post similar SOSC's, but will now just add that I work for a supplier that sells into Rivian and the supplier network considers Rivian to be serious and well-funded. I've been...
02-08-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,961
Posted By peptide

I love threads were the OP seems to make a...

I love threads were the OP seems to make a reasonable, well-described observation about a business and is attacked for hurting that business's image. I've owned businesses and, if you put yourself in...
02-08-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,930
Posted By peptide

OP - Good choice. The Durango is basically...

OP -

Good choice. The Durango is basically a Grand Cherokee and it's assembled at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant which is one of the best plants in the NAFTA region. I have a GT as a daily...
02-08-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By peptide

I have personally taken two Mercruisers over 2000...

I have personally taken two Mercruisers over 2000 hours without problems and I don't personally know anyone that had to swap out a Mercruiser with less than 2000 hours. I'm sure it happens...
02-04-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,047
Posted By peptide

Spam and a three-year necro on the first post....

Spam and a three-year necro on the first post. This has to be some kind of record.
02-03-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 33,683
Posted By peptide

You're basically asking what you should do when...

You're basically asking what you should do when the capabilities of your existing tools (VHF, cell) are exceeded, without buying a different tool such as a satellite phone. I would say, based on that...
01-29-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By peptide

I would agree, writing as a sport cruiser owner,...

I would agree, writing as a sport cruiser owner, with much of what has been posted about the difference in durability between sport cruisers and expresses. Some sport cruisers are better than others,...
01-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,942
Posted By peptide

Don't we have a thread like this literally every...

Don't we have a thread like this literally every couple of days?
01-22-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,989
Posted By peptide

Hi Teeps - I'm genuinely curious if you...

Hi Teeps -

I'm genuinely curious if you have been involved in powertrain projects, because the powertrain organizations that I've worked with would always rather underestimate demand than...
01-21-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,120
Posted By peptide

I would inspect the splines inside of the coupler...

I would inspect the splines inside of the coupler - these are the source of the only problems I've had with Mercruisers. The inner hub is meant to be sacrificial and you'll have to pull the engines...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,125
Posted By peptide

I used to own garages, also had a tool sales...

I used to own garages, also had a tool sales business and have watched similar things happen when garages filed for bankruptcy in possession of customer vehicles. Prudent trustees will issue a writ...
01-11-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By peptide

Not to be pedantic but the same data appears at...

Not to be pedantic but the same data appears at every point in a NMEA2000 network because it's a "broadcast" style network - messages are transmitted at a low-level to all listeners and it's up to...
01-09-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By peptide

You might want to try asking this on the...

You might want to try asking this on the Raymarine support forum:

Raymarine forum (http://forum.raymarine.com/index.php)

It's staffed by Raymarine employees and I've found them to be very...
01-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,874
Posted By peptide

I would, if I had any question about the language...

I would, if I had any question about the language of contract, reach out to an attorney and not ask a "community" that has no idea what your policy actually states. Asking the "community" is great...
12-23-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,657
Posted By peptide

As posted previously, I wrote PCM and TCM...

As posted previously, I wrote PCM and TCM software, and was a calibrator, for a Detroit OEM - more information available offline if anyone is interested. I know that this isn't going to settle some...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-22-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,659
Posted By peptide

I know that all of the speculation is fun, but......

I know that all of the speculation is fun, but...

https://www.fcc.gov/engineering-technology/electromagnetic-compatibility-division/radio-frequency-safety/faq/rf-safety
12-20-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,104
Posted By peptide

Out of pure curiosity, does the added thermostat...

Out of pure curiosity, does the added thermostat hole act as an air-bleed to keep ingested air from air-locking the cooling circuit?
12-13-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,539
Posted By peptide

I agree for the most part, and I've experienced...

I agree for the most part, and I've experienced accelerated coupler wear due to misalignment, but that wear accrued over several hundred hours - not just a few hours and three times in a row. But I...
12-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,539
Posted By peptide

Has the possibility of a problem internal to the...

Has the possibility of a problem internal to the upper or lower drive unit been ruled out? This almost sounds, based on my lay-person/owner experience with these drives, that there is something in...
12-08-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,748
Posted By peptide

NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 fill this need for...

NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 fill this need for lower-speed data, especially NMEA2000 with using DeviceNet connectors. It's the high-speed data such radar and imaging systems that are largely proprietary...
12-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By peptide

You're probably right and was my first though...

You're probably right and was my first though when I read the original post. That's one of the reasons that I directed the OP to the Raymarine thread as he probably needs to connect it via NMEA2000...
12-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By peptide

The Icom M506 has NMEA0183/NMEA2000...

The Icom M506 has NMEA0183/NMEA2000 communications options that will need to be set properly to get AIS targets to show up on an A Series. See this Raymarine Support Forum article:

A/C/E-Series...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,800
Posted By peptide

Nice first post. You seriously expect us anyone...

Nice first post. You seriously expect us anyone to believe that you didn't have an agenda in posting this?

BTW - TheHullTruth really isn't big with the trawler crowd and this isn't news to those...
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