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Old 07-18-2011, 01:00 PM   #41
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Susan- get the Raritan Marine Elegance with the smart flush controls- they are great!!!
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Old 07-18-2011, 07:56 PM   #42
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Ok JAT - here's a challenge. (Think of it as a punishment for skiting = Oz for boasting), as it was supposed to be the top 3 pluses and minuses about your vessel. Now do the hard stuff and whittle it down to the top 3 outa that long list...let's see what your priorities are...
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Wow, I'm going to have to think about it...that's a tough one!!
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:03 PM   #43
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Ok JAT - here's a challenge. (Think of it as a punishment for skiting = Oz for boasting), as it was supposed to be the top 3 pluses and minuses about your vessel. Now do the hard stuff and whittle it down to the top 3 outa that long list...let's see what your priorities are...
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Wow, I'm going to have to think about it...that's a tough one!!

*OK, here goes:

Pluses:

1.* Very fuel efficient.

2.* Very comfortable.

3.* Meets every requirement we have/had.

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Minuses:

1.* Some items are hard to get to when repair or service needs done.
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Old 07-19-2011, 06:19 AM   #44
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Well done JAT, diabolically cunning, but well done.
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:38 PM   #45
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Well done JAT, diabolically cunning, but well done.
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RE: Top 3 list for your current trawler...good AND bad.

Likes
  1. Raised pilothouse gives multiple living spaces
  2. Big efficient engine (Cat 3406) gives great performance and economy
  3. Hydraulic anchor windlass and bow thruster
Dislikes
  1. Large*hull to sand and paint for antifouling
  2. Engine and genset access is awkward (under saloon floor)
  3. Chine slap - chines have been re-shaped and noise is greatly reduced but
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RE: Top 3 list for your current trawler...good AND bad.

48'6" custom timber coastal cruiser
Likes,
1. Single low reving fuel efficient diesel
2. Large black steel fuel tanks, built by me, tested by me , installed by me and cared for by me. ( will last for ever)
3. full walk around decks with largish back deck

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1. Noisy heads
2 .Master bed is not walk around.
3. Not enough hanging locker space
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