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Old 11-30-2019, 08:44 AM   #21
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@fractalphreak Thank you for taking the time on the details on navigating Deception Pass, and the CruisersCollege. Information abounds in blogs, youtube videos, etc. I'm working on navigating the information load to get to the nuggets of applicable knowledge for where I am now. Right now concentrating on the electricals, battery banks, charger & genset.
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Old 11-30-2019, 12:48 PM   #22
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YW. There's also a Cruiser's College class next weekend on boat electrical needs!
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Old 12-01-2019, 10:08 AM   #23
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Sorry. Blue Sea MRBF. These are fuse holders and fuses which attach directly to the battery terminals. 30-300 amp
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Consider moving anything that needs to be done by some other "repair professional" towards the front of the list, to be done this winter. As we get closer to spring and cruising season it will be more difficult to get those people.
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Old 12-01-2019, 11:39 AM   #25
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Short list to prioritize work....

1: Will the boat sink, burn, or blow up.
2: What doesn't work, or work right, or scares you to use.
3: What will make it more enjoyable.
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Old 12-02-2019, 04:24 PM   #26
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Make your list and then fix whatever breaks first

Accumulating tools, knowledge and experience all take time. I agree with what others have said:

1 - Safety first (which is its own long list)

2 - Whatever will help you to enjoy the boat as much as possible
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