Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-24-2018, 01:36 PM   #1
Member
 
City: Peekskill
Country: USA
Vessel Name: NoRegrets3
Vessel Model: Mainship 43 Aft Trawler
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 8
Glendinning Cablemaster

I am looking for some information on installing a Glendinning Cablemaster in my 2000 Mainship 430 aft cabin. 1. Is there anyone out there who has installed one 2. Does anyone know how they run the wiring to the rear shore power plug. 3. I looked in the compartment were the steering gear is and there is no wiring running up to that plug. If anybody out there can give my some info I would really appreciate it. Stepping over that 50 amp cord while cruising is a real pain .

THANKS
__________________
Advertisement

noregrets3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2018, 03:45 PM   #2
Guru
 
seasalt007's Avatar
 
City: Punta Gorda, FL
Country: U.S.
Vessel Name: Aweigh
Vessel Model: Nordic Tug 42
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 628
I had one installed last year by my mechanic. He had never installed one but said the the factory was extremely helpful.

My cablemaster is in the lazerette...port side..running out aft just over the swim platform and the old plug was on the starboard side forward of the pilot house door. He used my old shore power cord to run from the breaker panel just under the pilot house through the engine room to the lazerette. I had him install 70' of new cord for the cablemaster.

I got the wireless remote too. Wouldn't do without it. Both the wireless and manual switch are on a breaker at the 12v panel under the pilot house. That way if someone kicks the manual switch it won't operate.
__________________

seasalt007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2018, 12:03 PM   #3
Guru
 
wkearney99's Avatar
 
City: Bethesda, MD
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Solstice
Vessel Model: Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 519
Quote:
Originally Posted by seasalt007 View Post
I got the wireless remote too. Wouldn't do without it.
Hey, thanks for mentioning that. I have a pair of remotes on the Eastbay we bought and I haven't yet figured out what they control. Looking at Glendinning's website tells me they might be for the Cablemaster. I've been using the manual switch under the gunwale.
__________________
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice
wkearney99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2018, 10:07 AM   #4
Guru
 
wkearney99's Avatar
 
City: Bethesda, MD
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Solstice
Vessel Model: Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 519
Any suggestions on how to best unkink the last few feet that are in the tub? Mine's got a mess of tangles in what looks like the last 10 feet or so.

Or is the only real solution to disconnect it and untwist it down there in the tub/engine room?
__________________
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice
wkearney99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2018, 11:57 AM   #5
Guru
 
Woodland Hills's Avatar
 
City: Jacksonville
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Alzero
Vessel Model: Hatteras 63' CPMY
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 656
Have you tried running it in and out while twisting the cable in the desired direction?
Woodland Hills is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2018, 12:03 PM   #6
Guru
 
wkearney99's Avatar
 
City: Bethesda, MD
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Solstice
Vessel Model: Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 519
Will it carry the twist back through the rollers? Because where it's twisted is between the tub and the roller motor. But to answer your question, no, I haven't tried because the other day was the first time I got a look down into the tub and saw the problem. I wasn't sure if it'd be possible to untwist that section or not, thus asking here.

The cable is quite possibly original to the boat so it wouldn't be unexpected to need replacement. If I have to get all the way in there to get the old one loose it'd be tempting to just replace it. All that twisting can't have been good for the wires inside the cable. I'll look for any obvious signs of wear.
__________________
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice
wkearney99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2018, 12:17 PM   #7
Guru
 
caltexflanc's Avatar
 
City: North Carolina for now
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Small Incentive
Vessel Model: Boston Whaler 130 Sport
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 4,813
Glendinning is typically extremely helpful if you give them a call.
__________________
George

"There's the Right Way, the Wrong Way, and what some guy says he's gotten away with"
caltexflanc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2018, 01:43 PM   #8
Guru
 
wkearney99's Avatar
 
City: Bethesda, MD
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Solstice
Vessel Model: Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 519
Quote:
Originally Posted by caltexflanc View Post
Glendinning is typically extremely helpful if you give them a call.
Ah, good suggestion. I haven't yet been able to figure out what model is installed, as it's tucked up into a part of the gunwale. I did manage to take a picture of it.

I've only just ordered some foam to help cushion my aged knees while crawling back to get a look at it. It was hassle enough just getting a look into the tub!
Attached Images
 
__________________
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice
wkearney99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2018, 06:00 AM   #9
Guru
 
wkearney99's Avatar
 
City: Bethesda, MD
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Solstice
Vessel Model: Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 519
I picked up a kneeler and a larger folding pad. Soooo much better than my bare knees on the teak slats and fiberglass!

This is the mess in the bucket. And it's now raining buckets around here, so it'll be a few days before trying to untwist it.

Disconnecting from the main connection would be a fair chore as it snakes up and over to a junction box. Along the way going through a few holes (one you can see in the top of the picture). If I go through that much effort I'd probably be better served just replacing it.

I may consider using an extension for our home dock. To save from rewinding/twisting all the time. But the shore power inlet is on the port side (away from the dock) and the shore power post is about amidships. Though a standard 25' extension would probably only reach barely to the shore (back to the transom hawse pipe and across the 15' beam).
Attached Images
 
__________________

__________________
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice
wkearney99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012