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Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 02-03-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By olegreg
Broughton Islands

Hello Everyone,
Last year we had a quiet 4th on Sucia Island. This year we will be in the Broughton Islands. Just coming out of the Seattle Boat show, I am making early reservations. Any favorite...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-31-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Been there, done that Tried to find parts for...

Been there, done that
Tried to find parts for a low pass LC filter
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-31-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Been out of coverage... Not to change the...

Been out of coverage...
Not to change the thread but I used to spend a fair amount of time in the Hydro Generation dams on the Columbia and Snake when I reped ABB motors and controls.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-28-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Curious, I used to work in that world before I...

Curious,
I used to work in that world before I retired.
Can you elaborate?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-28-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Dave, Yeah, .009 vac on the DC with charger...

Dave,
Yeah,
.009 vac on the DC with charger off.
.115 with it on.
Wes,
This is definitely a 60/120 hz hum being transmitted .
I am am going to add a LC filter when I get back from our...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-28-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Dave, Charger mode.

Dave,
Charger mode.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-28-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Keith, MS2000 is a true wave, mine is the...

Keith,
MS2000 is a true wave, mine is the Freedom modified wave.
I use only one radio, Raymarine Ray/70 with a remote Ray Mic . The Standard Horizon is a backup unit sharing it's antenna with the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-26-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
BTW, The chopped up wave fried my new Keuric, ...

BTW,
The chopped up wave fried my new Keuric, had a fan smoke on another boat. Inductive loads do not like square wave.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-26-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Just added water several days ago. Thanks

Just added water several days ago.
Thanks
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-26-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Dave, The hum was first reported to me from a...

Dave,
The hum was first reported to me from a dock master when we requesting berth assignment. Other guys just said I was hard to hear. He described is as an AC hum. So, later I started tracking it...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-25-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
Grounds good, Thanks

Grounds good,
Thanks
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-25-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By olegreg
VHF transmit interference

My VFH radios transmit a AC hum which makes it hard to hear me. I have 2 sets with their own antennas. Even my handheld. Tracked it down the house charger/inverter. It is a Xantrex modified sine...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By olegreg
Also curious Wife and I like to see out when...

Also curious
Wife and I like to see out when cooking, etc.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By olegreg
Albin

Hi Kieth,
What are the features that draws you an Albin? The 42 I looked at had too many hours on the engines. (12k) and smelled bad. But I liked the gallery up and extra stateroom for the...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-18-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By olegreg
Kieth, I looked at an Albin 42 before I decided...

Kieth,
I looked at an Albin 42 before I decided on this Ocean Alexander 40.
Let's continue this on another thread. General Trawler.
Greg
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-16-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By olegreg
South Sound is great in the winter. Check out...

South Sound is great in the winter. Check out Fair Harbor up by Grapeview. No services, though.
Forum: General Maintenance 08-08-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,377
Posted By olegreg
I discovered that that I had a clogged vent with...

I discovered that that I had a clogged vent with a blowback during fueling. Geyser went 10' in the air. Diesel every where. Cleaned up the teak with a 100 lbs. of cat litter.
Yard had to replace...
Forum: General Maintenance 08-08-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By olegreg
Don I used plastic plumbers tape tightened by a...

Don
I used plastic plumbers tape tightened by a small bolt and nut through 2 holes.
Forum: General Maintenance 08-07-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,656
Posted By olegreg
Having worked in the metal fab industry many...

Having worked in the metal fab industry many years ago, I had used a pneumatic needle gun for descaling. It would leave a dimpled surface in aluminum .
Google "pneumatic needle gun".
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-07-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
Change of plans. Leaving Wednesday and going up...

Change of plans. Leaving Wednesday and going up through Gulf Islands to Desolation.
Idea is to get the better weather up north and work our way down the east side late August and then September. ...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-31-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
Thanks Dave

Thanks Dave
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-30-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
BTW, We happened on Sucia Island on the 4th of...

BTW,
We happened on Sucia Island on the 4th of July. Everybody else was somewhere else watching fireworks. Totally empty, not even a single bang.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-30-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
Jeesh... Coppercove1

Jeesh...
Coppercove1
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-30-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
I meant Coppercover1 Auto correct jumped in...

I meant Coppercover1
Auto correct jumped in when I wasn't looking
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-30-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,070
Posted By olegreg
HW, FYI.... Leaving Gig Harbor around 8/8, ...

HW,
FYI.... Leaving Gig Harbor around 8/8, Langley, Blaine Coal Creek so far on the agenda.
Out 5-6 weeks, would like to get to Toba Inlet mentioned on another thread.
Copper cover, I...
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