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11-14-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By h18

solution to day trip to launch and retrieve your boat trailer for fishing

I found an alternative to enjoy my boating and fishing trips better. If you tow your boat, then you know how much work it is involved to tow a boat. I am just tired of towing my boat trailer in the...
11-14-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By h18

Yes. I have my boat captain license. Yes, i also...

Yes. I have my boat captain license. Yes, i also posted youtube video to show people how I studied it in a couple months to pass, where to get online help for the written test. The in-person...
11-14-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By h18

Thanks for your inputs and questions. Just love...

Thanks for your inputs and questions. Just love these electronic gigs other than the obvious reasons for a radar arch on a 17 feet boat. We had occasions where we saw clouds and thunders on the sky...
11-13-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By h18

Watch how I upgrade my 2” PVC boat radar arch to aluminum radar arch

Watch how I upgrade my 2” PVC boat radar arch to aluminum radar arch without expensive aluminum welding.
why?
(1) strong 1.5” by 1.5” aluminum 80/20 extrusion
(2) with a pivot adapter and you can...
11-06-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By h18

Display my Yamaha 70 hp RPM, eng hours on Raymarine Axiom 9 fishfinder

Display my Yamaha 70 hp RPM, total engine hours and battery voltage etc. on Raymarine Axiom 9 fishfinder again after my Yamaha engine interface black box 6YG-8A2D0-00 (cost $350) crashed and burned...
11-01-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By h18

Got it to display my Yamaha 70 hp engine data on my Raymarine Axiom fishfinder

Instead of spending another $100 to buy Yamaha engine interface cable to link Command Link multi hub to NMEA 2000 back bone.
i just salvaged the 2 plugs on the broken Yamaha gateway black box (cost...
11-01-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

My trailer is running great now and bearings are cool to touch

My trailer is running great now and bearings are cool to touch. I really didn’t do anything more than keep checking my trailer bearings before I put it into water. Yes it is a small 17 feet boat and...
11-01-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

Ok i got my Yamaha 70 hp engine data to display Axiom 9

Ok i got my Yamaha 70 hp engine data to display on my Axiom 9 by connecting CL hub to NMEA2000 with the plugs I salvaged from the Yamaha gateway black box to pass the data to my Raymarine Axiom 9”...
10-13-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

yes, I thought about using my heat gun but afraid...

yes, I thought about using my heat gun but afraid to destroy the components I want to salvage.

Glad u had success with yours.

i will melt the rest of the circuit board to see what is exactly in...
10-13-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

Yes, I was not able to get RPM, total engine hours displayed on my Raymarine Axiom fi

Yes, I tried better BBB and TowBoatUS without help because Yamaha marine USA insisted (1) it has to be installed by their dealers, (2) electronic goods Warrenty is only good for 30 days instead of 1...
10-04-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

More pictures to show the Yamaha gateway chip and...

More pictures to show the Yamaha gateway chip and the Command Link multi-hub plug and plug for NMEA2000.
i have purchased a Yamaha round gauge TAC MFD to interpret my Yamaha 70 hp outboard F70LA...
10-03-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

i did check my NMEA 2000 Tee using a light tester...

i did check my NMEA 2000 Tee using a light tester and they were getting power. Did try switching to different Tee too.

the Gateway died after My Raymarine Axiom screen engine data flashing for a...
10-03-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By h18

Does anyone open a YAMAHA engine data gateway to NMEA 2000?

Does anyone open a YAMAHA engine data gateway to NMEA 2000?mine broke after only 3 times on the water and Yamaha refused to repair it so I am cutting it open and see if I spot the bad components and...
08-28-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By h18

WOW, u guys never disappoint

WOW, u guys never disappoint. Thank You!
08-28-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By h18

Coast guard boat capacity plate 120? 750? Does anyone know what they are?

Coast guard boat capacity plate 120? 750? Does anyone know what they are?...
08-12-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

Please elaborate after i find out the temperature then what?

Please elaborate after i find out the temperature then what? Don’t want to spend money to buy tool unless necessary. Just a poor guy trying to save a few bucks by diy.
08-12-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

Many Youtube Videos suggested finger tight only

Many Youtube Videos suggested finger tight only. I noticed when i opened the dust cap when hot. The castle nut was too tight to be loosen by hand.
good to know freshly packed grease run hot a bit....
08-11-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

yes, i used channel lock plier to tighten it five...

yes, i used channel lock plier to tighten it five times and then back off. Final tightening by hand. Yes the tires seem to be spinning fine. Just worry why the hotness in the wheel hub. Not sure...
08-11-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

I hand tighten the castle nut then back off 1 tooth so I can insert the cotter pin

I hand tighten the castle nut then back off 1 tooth so I can insert the cotter pin. I don’t have any play when i rocked my tires back and forth, left and right.
am I supposed to have some play for...
08-11-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By h18

Please help - should i loosen my castle nut more or tightening the castle nut more?

Hi, i never packed my boat trailer bearings grease until a couple weeks ago. Trailer spindle is #84, so it is 1.375” (1 3/8”) for inner bearing and 1.0625” (1 1/16”) for outer bearings. First time I...
07-20-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By h18

Just added another U-bolts before the spring hanger

Just added another U-bolts before the REAR of the spring hanger. I think this will work. What do you think?...
07-20-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By h18

DIY nightmare- replace my boat trailer leaf springs-never smoothly?

DIY nightmares- replace my boat trailer leaf springs-never smoothly? Did this ever happen to you?...
07-12-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,913
Posted By h18

yes, i see the weld marks

yes, i see the weld marks. the most left of my arrow behind the square plate. I also saw a guy did it in youtube video.
07-12-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,913
Posted By h18

Any tips? Have u done it?

Any tips? Have u done it b4?
07-12-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,913
Posted By h18

Yes line up to the new spindle b4 cutting

thanks 4 for the tip. Yes, need to make sure b4 cut the old spindle off.
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