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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,152
Posted By dwhatty
Boy do I have! 30 + gals of 25 yr old diesel, 4-5...

Boy do I have! 30 + gals of 25 yr old diesel, 4-5 five gal jugs of mixed paint thinner, paint and god knows what else, ancient partially full paint cans innumerable, 3 five gal jugs of old motor oil,...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-04-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By dwhatty
Disappearing steering fluid

Hydrive system. Upper and lower helms. Auto pilot. Loss of fluid noticeable at upper helm. Refilling with a couple of syringe squirts daily. Some minor dribble from upper helm seals but not enough to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 969,353
Posted By dwhatty
"Sea Fox" seen at the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta...

"Sea Fox" seen at the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta Brooklin, ME, yesterday. Lots of gorgeous classic sail boats but this is Trawler Forum.
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 07-31-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By dwhatty
We have seen it before, but I'm too lazy to...

We have seen it before, but I'm too lazy to search for the thread.
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-30-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By dwhatty
Welcome aboard.

Welcome aboard.
Forum: Ocean Alexander 07-24-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,047
Posted By dwhatty
I did mine (all by hand, groan :banghead:) a few...

I did mine (all by hand, groan :banghead:) a few years back. I was advised to use an aluminum primer as a tie coat, which I did. So far, so good.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,553
Posted By dwhatty
I enjoy a few days without my wife (as can she...

I enjoy a few days without my wife (as can she without me), whether on the boat or wherever.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,553
Posted By dwhatty
Definitely Ditto here.

Definitely Ditto here.
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-14-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 208,925
Posted By dwhatty
Me or the boat.

Me or the boat.
Forum: General Maintenance 06-13-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,549
Posted By dwhatty
Stink from hot water tank? When was the anode...

Stink from hot water tank? When was the anode last changed?
Forum: General Maintenance 06-11-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By dwhatty
Sometimes I lapse into grammar/pedantic mode....

Sometimes I lapse into grammar/pedantic mode. Sorry. Apologies.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-11-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,437
Posted By dwhatty
Had the GPS, tide/date, issue this spring after...

Had the GPS, tide/date, issue this spring after launch for the season with our Garmin 17x GPS antenna, GPSMap 4208 and 4210. 1999 dates showing.

Installed latest legacy software.

Didn't solve...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-11-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By dwhatty
Look like USB chargers to me.

Look like USB chargers to me.
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,333
Posted By dwhatty
This a prop cage. Highly desirous in Maine waters...

This a prop cage. Highly desirous in Maine waters due to lobster trap buoys.
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,333
Posted By dwhatty
Since we put the prop cage on 8kts is about it....

Since we put the prop cage on 8kts is about it. Can do 9 or 10 but then pushing a big bow wave and consuming much more fuel.


Before the cage we could get 12kts at WOT, still pushing a big bow...
Forum: Power Systems 06-05-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By dwhatty
Maine. But email or talk with Tony Athens. I got...

Maine. But email or talk with Tony Athens. I got the impression that his position is that the cooler is not needed on a recreational boat that isn't running hard all day. But I may misremember.
Forum: Power Systems 06-04-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By dwhatty
Ditto here. Also, I removed the fuel cooler per...

Ditto here. Also, I removed the fuel cooler per Tony Athens. Made accessing the pump for impeller changes much easier.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,997
Posted By dwhatty
LOL. Once again you've nailed it Firefly.

LOL. Once again you've nailed it Firefly.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By dwhatty
I've gotten veneer (and other material) from Buck...

I've gotten veneer (and other material) from Buck Woodcraft:

(http://www.buckwoodcraft.com/teak-veneer-plywood/)
Teak Veneer Plywood (http://www.buckwoodcraft.com/teak-veneer-plywood/)
Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 12-23-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,203
Posted By dwhatty
I thought that it was Madeira. ...

I thought that it was Madeira.

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hO4qvEtPZ4)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hO4qvEtPZ4
Forum: Grand Banks 12-18-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By dwhatty
If you want to pay the $$$, these guys do good...

If you want to pay the $$$, these guys do good work. Have a custom high/low from them. https://www.arrigonidesign.com/tables/ (https://www.arrigonidesign.com/tables/)
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-15-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 208,925
Posted By dwhatty
Absolutely amazing! And now that I...

Absolutely amazing!



And now that I have your attention, there's this bridge...in Brooklyn..
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 12-14-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By dwhatty
Also this: Gulf of Mexico HAB Conditions Report...

Also this: Gulf of Mexico HAB Conditions Report (https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx_condition.html?region=swfl)
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-10-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 208,925
Posted By dwhatty
Thanks. I was looking for an appropriate...

Thanks. I was looking for an appropriate Christmas gift for my wife that we both would appreciate. :thumb::ermm:
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,254
Posted By dwhatty
Yeah, but a dandelion eating Basselope can...

Yeah, but a dandelion eating Basselope can thankful for the usefulness of his rudder.


https://www.gocomics.com/bloom-county/2018/12/04 (http://https://www.gocomics.com/bloom-county/2018/12/04)
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