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Old 06-05-2015, 07:47 PM   #1
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What is it?

So...rummaging around underneath the floor of the master stateroom. What is this black box? Nothing but a couple of wires going into it.

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Old 06-05-2015, 07:50 PM   #2
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Autopilot compass.
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Part of the Patriot Act; monitors bedroom activities.
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Listen to Oliver on this one, Jim. The guy really knows shoes and electronics.
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Damn, did you have to remind of those shoes again!
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It's a marinized Flux Capacitor Unit, allowing you to go back in time to reset your anchor after drying out on the only rocky knob in a crowded anchorage, retry that costly bumper boat entrance into the marina, or any manner of embarrasing cockups.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:29 PM   #10
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Autopilot compass.

Thanks Oliver! I'll trust you on this one. But could it possibly be a F***-up monitor, tweeting to coast guard? If so, it's "tweets" will have to stand in line with my AIS, which is still tying up the main VGF antenna!


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It's a marinized Flux Capacitor Unit, allowing you to go back in time to reset your anchor after drying out on the only rocky knob in a crowded anchorage, retry that costly bumper boat entrance into the marina, or any manner of embarrasing cockups.

LOL! Thumb! See you in McMicking in a couple?


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Old 06-05-2015, 08:43 PM   #12
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See you in McMicking in a couple?
Maybe...I have 4 weeks off starting early July. So many options on the north coast!!
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Looks like a heading sensor to me too.
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US Military term. Pure F-ing Magic.
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Is there a royalty on the term? I can use it in so many ways.
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RTF started it.
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