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Old 05-22-2015, 04:42 PM   #21
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Old 05-25-2015, 03:33 PM   #22
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You guys are funny, next boat is a 130' Westport! Water slide and all.
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Old 05-25-2015, 04:02 PM   #23
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I agree

Parks should buy a Camano.

Cardude should buy Oliver's 47.

Oliver should build an N86' and let me drive it.

The OP and I should buy Honda generators and laugh at you 3 buying boats.

Lmao. Good one.
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Old 05-25-2015, 07:45 PM   #24
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Honda has some competition...from the usual player... Yahama.... 2of these generators tied together will do most anything you need, including starting a 16,500 btu AC. They are quite as a mouse, AND THEY HAVE A LONG WARRANTY. Extended beyond if you buy with AMX. BOth Honda and Yamaha should be great. I certainly would not spend $8000 to $12000 on the kobota powered Westerbeke I have that came with the boat. Read up on em.
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Old 05-26-2015, 06:45 AM   #25
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"I certainly would not spend $8000 to $12000 on the kobota powered Westerbeke I have that came with the boat. Read up on em."

The hassle is some folks are frightened of gasoline boats , generators and propane.

They can not sleep at night , and pointing out 90% of rec boats are gas doesn't help.

Such fear is not rational, but pointing that out is not PC.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:52 PM   #26
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Parks - you and Steve talk about "adding a capacitor" to reduce starting surge. Not trying to high jack the thread, but can you point me to a practical guide as to how that's done? Is it something like this: BestBuyHeatingAndAirConditioning.com * Save your Compressors Life * 1/2 Ton upto 3 Ton Compressor Hard Start Kit Bring Your Old Compresso
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Old 05-31-2015, 10:30 PM   #27
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SBU, the brand I used was Supco. Go to Supco.com for an explanation of how they work. Installation was easy with just the instructions that came with it. I think the one I used was an HS6. Should cost you less than twenty bucks.
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:44 PM   #28
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Parks - nothing. I read a lot of threads here with no particular plan or agenda. I'm fascinated by how many times I encounter a puzzling situation on my boat and recall, however faintly, something I read on this board that helps out. Not to mention the morale building that "it ain't just me" provides.

In any case, I was just curious as you and Steve casually mentioned "adding a capacitor" to the AC like it was routine. I had no idea there were kits and instructions to do it. You learn something new every day. Thanks, again.
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