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08-12-2011, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Lowranger

Are you running any L.E.D. light bulbs ??? ...

Are you running any L.E.D. light bulbs ???

They CAN create electrical interference.
06-05-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 712
Posted By Lowranger

Cell Repeater/Booster

After searching for a solution for my 22' C-Dory Cruiser http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a67/Lowranger7/CopyofAtAnchor2.jpg

I narrowed my choice to the Wilson repeater/cradle(801213)...
04-25-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By Lowranger

I love my plotter but...

Overall, I love my Standard Horizon CP1000C ... lightning quick redraw, fairly intuitive, lots of neat features like the anti-grounding function. I REALLY like the C-Map Max Cartography.

BUT...
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03-20-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By Lowranger

I agree! Standard's reputation for attentive...

I agree!
Standard's reputation for attentive customer service was a major factor when I selected my electronics.
In addition, their 3-year warranty demonstrates that they have confidence in their...
03-09-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Lowranger

This is the FF520 Black Box Sonar Module...

This is the FF520 Black Box Sonar Module displaying on my CP1000C. The heavy line is the downrigger ball. There are 2 things that I don't like...1) The data boxes at the top of the display cannot be...
02-26-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,749
Posted By Lowranger

Has anyone successfully removed one without...

Has anyone successfully removed one without disturbing the anti-glare coating ? I installed mine nearly 3 years ago and was going to replace it because it's gotten hazy from repeated wipe-downs....
02-23-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Lowranger

Re: Hand held chartplotter

If you're already carrying a Palm or Winmo phone you can add a full-featured plotter for just $20.00. http://www.activecaptain.com/GM.php
02-22-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 18,065
Posted By Lowranger

RE: Best budget Chartplotter/Fishfinder

For the best value I'd look here first-http://www.boemarine.com/searchresults.aspx?SearchText=reman
01-21-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Lowranger

Cellular repeater/amplifier and/or antenna

This concerns internet and phone service. My boat is a small (22') cabin cruiser and I have a Sprint (HTC) Touch ppc. My device doesn't have a jack or connector for an external antenna. Are there...
12-21-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,012
Posted By Lowranger

RE: Protecting Deck From Anchor Chain

I made a cardboard template and had TAP Plastics(a national franchise) create a shroud that I secured with 4200. http://www.c-brats.com/albums/Adeline/Crate_1.sized.jpg
12-15-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,824
Posted By Lowranger

RE: SMALL PILOT HOUSE OUTBOARD MPG

My 22' Cdory runs a Johnson 70 and gets the same 2-2.5mpg as you. When fuel was higher I thought about repowering. As was already stated I can buy alot of gas for the $9,000-$10,000 a new motor will...
10-28-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lowranger

Re: C-Map support kinda sucks

Thank you Amy, Now I have some elementary questions.
The CP1000C performs wonderfully. What is the purpose of the update ? Is it to correct problems or simply to increase performance. Since I'm real...
10-27-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lowranger

Re: C-Map support kinda sucks

How is the update accomplished ? Does CMAP send out a card or does the unit need to be returned.
10-27-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lowranger

RE: C-Map support kinda sucks

Whoops, One more...
FF520 V 1.017
10-27-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lowranger

Re: C-Map support kinda sucks

I finally got to the boat to see which firmware version(s) I have. My unit is a refurbished CP1000C purchased from BOE on March 02, 2006. It came pre-updated to accept the new(at that time) CMAX...
10-24-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Lowranger

Re: C-Map support kinda sucks

Please report back what you learn. I too have the CP1000C and the FF520 and would like to upgrade MY firmware as well.
10-20-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,639
Posted By Lowranger

Re: Refurbished electronics

I'd sat on the fence for years before a plotter appeared that met my needs at a price that I could afford. It was a refurbed Standard Horizon CP1000C from BOE. I was nervous about buying a refurb but...
10-10-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Lowranger

RE: Sat TV Update

There ARE alternatives. Especially for inland boaters. My laptop will pick up the internet via wi-fi while I'm moored at many marinas. Once I have the 'net I'm able to view my home cable tv/dvr by...
10-02-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,432
Posted By Lowranger

Re: Sea Foam?

Will using it this way have any cleaning effect on the carbs ? My outboard has a high-speed stumble that COULD be a partially clogged jet.
06-04-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,262
Posted By Lowranger

RE: How'd this happen?

Years ago I would periodically find water in my lower-unit. I eventually took it in and had it tested by an OMC tech. A-OK.
Here was the problem. Every 50 hours I simply loosened the lower...
06-03-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Lowranger

RE: replacing water pump

Best advice I was given was to use my B&D Workmate. %3Ca%20href=http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a67/Lowranger7/IMG_2136sized.jpg" />
05-22-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,212
Posted By Lowranger

Re: Marine Coolers

I purchased an Icey-Tek and had to return it because it wouldn't seal. Inside my garage in the dark I placed a flashlight inside to show the...
05-21-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,143
Posted By Lowranger

RE: Racor Fuel Filter and Floscan

The s3214 is a 10 micron filter. http://www.reddenmarine.com/site/new-detail.cfm?id=RACS3214
04-01-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Lowranger

Re: WTB- Standard Horizon cp1000c

I picked up a CP1000C 2 years ago and I think it's great. I needed to replace my 15 year old Lowrance Global Map 1000 because my aging eyes could no longer quickly focus/refocus from water to...
02-21-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,558
Posted By Lowranger

Re: Inflatable Dinghy Questions

Find a used hypalon boat. I carry mine atop the roof of my 22' Cruiser. Avoid the inflatable keel as it will smoosh down onto the roof better without it. Ebay or Craig's list. I went through this...
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