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Old 07-06-2013, 10:15 AM   #21
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Nothing much to report. Sitting in a dock at the brokerage.

Got in late yesterday.

A/C works well!!
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:17 AM   #22
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:37 PM   #23
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Just Did a run out to the Stuart Inlet and back. Boat runs great and handles well!

Having an issue with the holding tank, it's plugged up. Tried pumping to no avail. Hopefully the run along with adding enzymes will soften everything up.

Did a quick fuel burn calculation on the onboard computer and the difference between 6 knots and 17 is less than .1 per hour per distance traveled.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:23 PM   #24
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Just Did a run out to the Stuart Inlet and back. Boat runs great and handles well!

Having an issue with the holding tank, it's plugged up. Tried pumping to no avail. Hopefully the run along with adding enzymes will soften everything up.

Did a quick fuel burn calculation on the onboard computer and the difference between 6 knots and 17 is less than .1 per hour per distance traveled.
Dave, check the vent for the holding tank. Sometimes wasps and dirt dobbers will stop it up with mud. Don't ask me how I know.

St. Lucie Inlet must have been very calm today. It is not noted to be docile.
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Dave, check the vent for the holding tank. Sometimes wasps and dirt dobbers will stop it up with mud. Don't ask me how I know.

St. Lucie Inlet must have been very calm today. It is not noted to be docile.
I'll check that thanks.

We didn't go out just ran up the river to the ICW. Back at Sunrise Marina for a couple of nights. Making sure all systems are "go" before we bring her home.

This is my first twin screw and I'll never own anything else. It's so easy to run. I love it.
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Looks like macerator pump is jammed. Guy is coming by in the morning to fix it before we shove off.
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Fueled up today and one of the gauges went to E. Hoping it dropped a ground.
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Looks like we are here another day. Between the vacuflush pump, a clogged waste line and the float falling of the fuel gauge, things won't be repaired today.
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Fuel gauge fixed. Vacuflush pump rebuilt but waste line is solidly clogged.

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Long day on this sewer crap...
Looks like vacuum pump needs a new power head. Clog is fixed.

And I pulled the damn control off of the shower when I almost fell over.

Back panel of shower stall has to be R&R'd inorder to correct.
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Thinking of changing the name to, "Broke & Drunk"...
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you might just have begun to discover what problems there are...hope you didn't expect the surveyor to find them.
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you might just have begun to discover what problems there are...hope you didn't expect the surveyor to find them.
Not really. My wife stuffed the head with TP. The motor ran all night and burned out.

I have a celiac attack and was trying to turn on the shower when we were waked. Pulled the handle off.
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It is surprising how quickly things can go to sh**. It seems one thing goes wrong, and it just keeps getting worse. One problem can pretty easily be handled. It's when multiple problems pile on that it goes to hell in a hand basket.

I feel for you Dave. Been there myself as probably most boaters.

The boat looks great, and she will be right.
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It is surprising how quickly things can go to sh**. It seems one thing goes wrong, and it just keeps getting worse. One problem can pretty easily be handled. It's when multiple problems pile on that it goes to hell in a hand basket.

I feel for you Dave. Been there myself as probably most boaters.

The boat looks great, and she will be right.
Thank you. We are not worried. Two days of running her through her paces, she has performed perfectly.

I still need to replace anchor chain and line, eisenglass on flybridge, wax hull more than a buff and do a general inside clean.

The 7.4's run perfect, even if they didn't, 415 HP's are readily available with a 20% economy increase with the rollers.

Interior is beautiful. Fridge and freezer is great.

And we are into this boat below current market. So if things dont work out I can trade into a trawler.

Which I'm going to do anyway.
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