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Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 01-20-2020, 07:11 PM
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Posted By mystery
btw, beam seas are not fun

btw, beam seas are not fun
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 01-14-2020, 07:17 PM
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Views: 425
Posted By mystery
depends on the yard's availability, weather, and...

depends on the yard's availability, weather, and application instructions of the bottom paint that will be used

could be as quick as 1-2 days and longer depending on the aforementioned variables.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 01-07-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By mystery
I dont know, I dont have measurements on-hand,...

I dont know, I dont have measurements on-hand, but I do know if you want the TVs to fit in the spaces they have to be small, too small for my liking.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 01-06-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By mystery
I have a 28" in my master salon. I filled the...

I have a 28" in my master salon. I filled the "cut out" with acoustic foam, put a board over it that fit into the cut-out, secured with brackets, mounted a TV mount to the board, and TV to the mount....
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-26-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
and some times repair is not possible. i have...

and some times repair is not possible. i have read plenty of stories of boats delivered by various manufacturers that were not repairable and had to be replaced. not the customer's issue to deal with...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-26-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
My thoughts: No one forced the dealer and...

My thoughts:

No one forced the dealer and manufacturer to enter into business together.

If the manufacturer is delivering a poor product, then the dealer should re-consider selling the...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-21-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
i'd say 10% is not enough!

i'd say 10% is not enough!
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-19-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
i disagree. i have a check list that covers...

i disagree.

i have a check list that covers what a surveyor does and more. not all surveyors work off the same list so its worth while asking surveyors for sample reports before hiring them. firm...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-18-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
you dont need a survey if you are capable of...

you dont need a survey if you are capable of checking everything yourself but for most people they probably can't do that. definitely should sea trial a boat before taking delivery. and mechanical...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-18-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By mystery
there are issues carried over from the beginning...

there are issues carried over from the beginning with beneteau builds that the factory never fixed in the production line. its crazy.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-04-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By mystery
was OP specifically looking for mods done to...

was OP specifically looking for mods done to Beneteau Swift Trawlers or any boat?
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 12-03-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,436
Posted By mystery
sea flush kit was also helpful in winterizing the...

sea flush kit was also helpful in winterizing the hvac. i was able to blow air out through the thru-hull, close the valve, then blow out the salt water, then introduce AF via funnel. unfortunately...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-29-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By mystery
just sent you a PM :)

just sent you a PM :)
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By mystery
performance / cruise speed depends on sea...

performance / cruise speed depends on sea conditions, wind, currents, weight/load, etc.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-24-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By mystery
Congrats Read all the existing threads here...

Congrats

Read all the existing threads here on TF at a bare minimum, lots of info on tips/tricks/maintenance/etc

As for taking delivery, I highly recommend a close inspection and sea trial...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-21-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,436
Posted By mystery
Engine winterization was easier than expected...

Engine winterization was easier than expected (first time I witnessed/did it on this boat). I changed the anodes ahead. Checked coolant freeze protection.

With mechanic help, I used the sea flush...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-16-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,436
Posted By mystery
thanks for that thought, i was concerned about...

thanks for that thought, i was concerned about accumulated water in the drain hoses but i think you are right, better not to block
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-15-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By mystery
Thanks but won't plywood eventually rot? Most...

Thanks but won't plywood eventually rot? Most people that use ply on exterior will encapsulate it with epoxy/fiberglass/etc. I was concerned about using wood because its potentially a wet area,...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-15-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By mystery
Can you please share what composite material did...

Can you please share what composite material did you use and which West adhesive?

I bought some king starboard and was going to 5200 it on then 3M said it won't work with starboard. So then I...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-15-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,436
Posted By mystery
some new items to add: - remove engine air...

some new items to add:
- remove engine air filters, put garbage bag over inlet ports on engine, taped tight, to prevent air flow to/from outside (another option is to inflate balls in the exhaust...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By mystery
thank you

thank you
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-12-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By mystery
any luck? i bought starboard, velcro cinch,...

any luck?

i bought starboard, velcro cinch, but having a hard time finding stainless hooks...was trying to avoid keeping it all velcro...wanted to see your bow locker setup....
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 10-02-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By mystery
@sojourn4 any chance you can please share a...

@sojourn4 any chance you can please share a picture? i am about to attempt something similar. for composite material i may just use a cutting board. just want to see how you placed everything. i...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 09-10-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By mystery
I would never assume anything. I keep a voltmeter...

I would never assume anything. I keep a voltmeter on-board.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 09-06-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,088
Posted By mystery
the one sysjos posted. it came factory installed....

the one sysjos posted. it came factory installed. it was not working initially. i found it had no coolant in it. sealed the leak, added coolant, and it works pretty good for the waters that we boat...
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