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Old 07-16-2014, 10:12 AM   #1
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Hi all,
My name is Trav. I'm a sparky. I'm not new to ships but I am new to small boats and just bought my first. She's a 1985 34' Californian sport fish. Twin Cat 3208 with a M&W twin turbo kit on each.
I have creped on this page a few times and couldn't believe the wealth of knowledge on here ! So I had to join just to dumb it down

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Old 07-16-2014, 10:53 AM   #2
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Old 07-16-2014, 11:15 AM   #3
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Old 07-16-2014, 11:35 AM   #4
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Greetings,
Mr. A. I suspect a radio tech, a HAM or...
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What's a "Sparky?"
My guess is electrician
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Old 07-16-2014, 02:07 PM   #8
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You are correct!

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Old 07-16-2014, 03:53 PM   #10
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Welcome Electro,
FYI there are several plumbers already here, so you cant dumb it down any more than it already is.
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Welcome aboard, Sparky! That 34 Californian SF with turbo Cats probably gets up and moves pretty quickly. Keep an eye out for guys like Moonstruck, Timjet and GFC who like to boat faster than the rest of us can think.

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Old 07-16-2014, 06:25 PM   #12
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WOW ! Thanks guys !
Yes Sparky is another name for us Electricians
She does 25 knots @ WOT..... I only did that once.... maybe twice.. the rest of the time im at 1100 rmp aprox 8 knots.
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Old 07-18-2014, 10:56 AM   #13
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Welcome aboard! How about some pictures of your new baby
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Old 07-18-2014, 01:04 PM   #14
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ill post pics when I get back to land. I have 6 more weeks at sea and the bandwidth is horrible
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