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Forum: Liveaboards 07-17-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By Bugmon
Congrats ! She looks like a great place to live.

Congrats ! She looks like a great place to live.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-09-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,416
Posted By Bugmon
The East coast of what continent? ... OMG...

The East coast of what continent?

... OMG this takes the silly prize! :D
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-08-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,416
Posted By Bugmon
I have two radios as do alot of folks .....maybe...

I have two radios as do alot of folks .....maybe he was checking his other?
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,128
Posted By Bugmon
Where did you get the information for the 90%...

Where did you get the information for the 90% failure rate from ? .... I'ld love to read that article.:flowers:
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,128
Posted By Bugmon
That's just wrong... Back then the hulls...

That's just wrong...

Back then the hulls were stronger - the interior layouts were a masterpiece of space conservation - the engines ( mostly 6-cyl) were economical ; built to last and easy to...
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,428
Posted By Bugmon
Cap - ... read Edelweiss Gun - My 120...

Cap - ... read Edelweiss

Gun - My 120 Lehman turns a 4 blade 23 x 18 to rated rpm ... to tweak props to rpm the formula is usually 1 inch pitch = 300 rpm / 1 inch diameter = 150 rpm . Cupping...
Forum: Power Systems 06-07-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,902
Posted By Bugmon
I'm with Swampu on this one ..... just flush your...

I'm with Swampu on this one ..... just flush your cooling system out if you're that worried .... a few flakes of rust wont stop you in the water , but clogged filters will .

... but you will need...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-07-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bugmon
I also like Newmar chargers . I have one that has...

I also like Newmar chargers . I have one that has served my lobster boat for over 10 years without any probs.
I have a Charles charger on my MT , and I'm not too fond of it ...it makes alot of...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Bugmon
'Dire Straits' --- I like that name !:)

'Dire Straits' --- I like that name !:)
Forum: Power Systems 06-07-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,037
Posted By Bugmon
^ This looks like an appology to me ... kinda......

^ This looks like an appology to me ... kinda... I thought he was presuming as well :)
Forum: Power Systems 06-06-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,037
Posted By Bugmon
"and shaft bending and premature wear on things...

"and shaft bending and premature wear on things like cutless bearings at worst"

You will Not bend your shaft from an out-of-alignment shaft. Statements like this are why you should take comments...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 06-06-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,473
Posted By Bugmon
I thought bow-thrusters were illegal :horse:

I thought bow-thrusters were illegal :horse:
Forum: Power Systems 06-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,666
Posted By Bugmon
Did the new air filter fix the problem ? Is it a...

Did the new air filter fix the problem ? Is it a paper filter ? .. did it get wet when you had that wet exhaust leak ?..or even damp?
Forum: Power Systems 06-04-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By Bugmon
If his dripless shaft seal has a stainless...

If his dripless shaft seal has a stainless 'donut' shaped object on the shaft just before a rubber bellows , then loosten the 2 set screws on the sides of the donut . Then he can slide the shaft...
Forum: Power Systems 04-30-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By Bugmon
I have the eggsact same noise coming from my ZF...

I have the eggsact same noise coming from my ZF gear on my lobster boat. It only does it if its alittle low on fluid , and its louder if the gear is cold (winter months).

It's been making that...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-30-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bugmon
I can confirm that Garmin has Great telephone...

I can confirm that Garmin has Great telephone support . I just went through some issues with them concerning transducer compatability , and they had all the answers.:)
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,845
Posted By Bugmon
Let He / She, who has never swore at his boat (...

Let He / She, who has never swore at his boat ( talked to it) at some juncture - raise his hand now .
... and I will call you a liar. :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 25,893
Posted By Bugmon
First number is the diameter ( diameter X pitch)

First number is the diameter ( diameter X pitch)
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,266
Posted By Bugmon
There won't be many of those ' beat-up '...

There won't be many of those ' beat-up ' shrimpers left either after a few more years. There are still a few fishermen up here that would rather fish a wooden boat and wouldn't mind the maintenance...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-24-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,642
Posted By Bugmon
Very glad I stumbled on this thread as I'll be...

Very glad I stumbled on this thread as I'll be getting to re-caulking seams soon. I suppose a ships supply would have the tape ?:confused:
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,218
Posted By Bugmon
^ AGREE^ I can tell you through many years...

^ AGREE^

I can tell you through many years of commercial fishing and a few years of schloping around on my trawler that the dolphin / porpoise will easilly overtake any trawler and play with you...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,266
Posted By Bugmon
Yes ... in most any sea conditions a wood boat...

Yes ... in most any sea conditions a wood boat will 'ride' alot smoother- be alot more comfortable than a glass hull boat ( of the same type hull ).
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,845
Posted By Bugmon
Horses 'servicing ' you ?

Horses 'servicing ' you ?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-20-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,200
Posted By Bugmon
My canadian trucker charged me $2.00 / per mile...

My canadian trucker charged me $2.00 / per mile for my last boat ... but that was back in 1997:)... I thought I heard $3.00 / mile lately ... anyway - the cheapest way to get a boat from point A to B...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,845
Posted By Bugmon
You can ' animate ' any item that you want to and...

You can ' animate ' any item that you want to and enjoy that as long as you wish , as long as you have a good imagination.

There is nothing wrong with that :)
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