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Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 08-27-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,493
Posted By Billylll
Extremely nice looking Gulfstar 43 trawler. I...

Extremely nice looking Gulfstar 43 trawler. I like the upgrades and reconditioning, this appears to be ready to do the loop.
I think she will sell quick.
Bill
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 11-15-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
For Sale: Bristol Stove
Views: 5,267
Posted By Billylll
Northern Spy it's a great deal but another member...

Northern Spy it's a great deal but another member close to you has expressed interest. I have to pass on this great deal.
Bill
Forum: Gulfstar 11-01-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
I'm actually making new panels and making sub...

I'm actually making new panels and making sub assemblies for various systems and components using the starboard. The least expensive place that I could purchase 2 X 4' 1/2" starboard was Home Depot....
Forum: Gulfstar 11-01-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
My medical issues are still there and will have...

My medical issues are still there and will have to be dealt with, however I'm going to have as much fun and be as productive as I can until the surgery. Then it could be a long boring recovery. My...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By Billylll
He's been rescued twice this will probably be his...

He's been rescued twice this will probably be his 3rd rescue.
Bill
Forum: Gulfstar 10-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
Capt Bill, I sure am glad I decided to fabricate...

Capt Bill, I sure am glad I decided to fabricate the new panels out of starboard and at my shop. I'll be posting some pictures soon. I'm actually really having fun with the Gulfstar project!
Billylll
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-31-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
For Sale: Bristol Stove
Views: 5,267
Posted By Billylll
Anything yet? Let me know.... Depending on if a...

Anything yet? Let me know....
Depending on if a lift gate is needed or not I can arrange for a commercial shipping company to pick up the unit.
Thanks,
Bill
b.lentz@certifiedrf.com
Forum: Gulfstar 10-31-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
Thanks I made the panel slightly larger than the...

Thanks I made the panel slightly larger than the marina measurements so it can be trimmed down without much effort. I'll post some pictures of the new equipment that is mounted on the new starboard...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-31-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,987
Posted By Billylll
It sounds like a wonderful trip to make. How is...

It sounds like a wonderful trip to make. How is your new Praire 29 equipped?
Best of luck!
Bill
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,941
Posted By Billylll
In order, FLTR, the AIS transponder (class B) a...

In order, FLTR, the AIS transponder (class B) a full blown NMEA2000 network and probably the most important when anchored or docked a great WiFi system.
Since I have all of the above a bow thruster...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-30-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,878
Posted By Billylll
George I think this is the 1st time I have ever...

George I think this is the 1st time I have ever heard anyone call you "Dude"!
Regards,
Bill
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-30-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,830
Posted By Billylll
AIS and DSC calling and monitoring through a...

AIS and DSC calling and monitoring through a NMEA2000 network is fantastic and cake to use.
Most AIS transponders must be factory programmed you get 1 shot (that was in the old days) also most VHF...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,126
Posted By Billylll
Since we are talking about heating elements if...

Since we are talking about heating elements if you have a wind generator and or solar panels there are 12 and 24vdc heater elements you use instead of your dump load.
I know they are limited from...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,878
Posted By Billylll
My wife and I actually enjoyed cruising at night....

My wife and I actually enjoyed cruising at night. However there was never a time when one if not both of us were at the helm. If you really enjoy night cruising I highly recommend a FLIR along with...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-28-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Billylll
Perhaps if you post a picture of the elbow and...

Perhaps if you post a picture of the elbow and the dimensions there is a substitute part that might be available?
Bill
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-27-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
For Sale: Bristol Stove
Views: 5,267
Posted By Billylll
Thanks let me know! Bill

Thanks let me know!
Bill
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
For Sale: Bristol Stove
Views: 5,267
Posted By Billylll
Is this still for sale? What would be approximate...

Is this still for sale? What would be approximate shipping to 08087 Tuckerton, NJ?
I imagine by the time you got done crating the unit it might not be worth it overall.
Sure looks like it would be...
Forum: Gulfstar 10-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
Anyone I really could use these measurements to...

Anyone I really could use these measurements to get started on the electronic and electrical upgrades.
I'm leaning towards keeping the boat.
Bill
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,126
Posted By Billylll
AC powered on demand water heaters are power...

AC powered on demand water heaters are power hogs. You might be able to run it while plugged in or on a 220VAC generator. They do make Propane versions but then you have to deal with all the safety...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-27-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By Billylll
I always thought these boats would make good...

I always thought these boats would make good diesel electric powered boats, meaning using a DC generator, solar and wind to replenish the batteries used for the propulsion (3 phase electric) motors....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-27-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,970
Posted By Billylll
I did something very similar for the new owner of...

I did something very similar for the new owner of my old Mainship Sedan Bridge. I had added 6 DC circuit breaker sub panels to various areas of the boat, installed a Xantrex 2500 invert/ charger with...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-27-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,112
Posted By Billylll
Unless you have the real estate for a large solar...

Unless you have the real estate for a large solar array and a smart MPPT charger to replenish power to the house bank 2 8D's will never cut it. Excess solar can be used to heat water with a special...
Forum: Gulfstar 10-25-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,573
Posted By Billylll
Measurement help needed 36 MarkII lower station

I would like someone with a Gulfstar to measure the wooden insert below the lower helm. I intend to replace it with either stained wood or starboard. Also if you could measure the lower helm from...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By Billylll
There are many variables when trying to get...

There are many variables when trying to get satisfactory OTA digital TV reception from a boat. Most if not all have been covered in this thread. I still think getting a high quality Omni (UFO) with...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-24-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,154
Posted By Billylll
You are absolutely correct Ron, my test lab has...

You are absolutely correct Ron, my test lab has the antennas being tested inside a 2nd story window so I have building attenuation that wouldn't be there when mounted in the clear on a boat and I...
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