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Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 03-29-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 16,544
Posted By Toolbuddie
Beauty. That's what you are creating. Thank you...

Beauty. That's what you are creating. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us all. You crafty ones make this forum fascinating for me. I am handy, but not in the creative way the builders...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Toolbuddie
COOL. I expect we have all used our "favorite". I...

COOL. I expect we have all used our "favorite". I have never conceived a way to test the products as a comparison. I have also used Marvel's Mystery Oil with some success. I see the optimum solution...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-24-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Toolbuddie
Starter? Well you should be considered WELL...

Starter? Well you should be considered WELL started. Beautiful choice. Congrats.
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By Toolbuddie
Cool, should be little surprise considering the...

Cool, should be little surprise considering the impressive builds chronicled here. Thanks for the post.
Dave
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-17-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Toolbuddie
Well Dave, if you can back one of the screws out...

Well Dave, if you can back one of the screws out a few turns may discern if it is machine threads. If so there is a nut. Can you access one somewhere below to see what it is. A few builders installed...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Toolbuddie
Beautiful cabinet work.! Like it like it like...

Beautiful cabinet work.! Like it like it like it!!!
Is that the Kicker compact sub?
If you are using a breaker in your main panel, does the ammeter isolate or "always on"?
I powered my amplifier...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-05-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Toolbuddie
Welcome aboard Rob. Good luck with the hunt. Tis'...

Welcome aboard Rob. Good luck with the hunt. Tis' the Season!
Dave
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By Toolbuddie
Obx you will have fun crusing. Go ahead and sweat...

Obx you will have fun crusing. Go ahead and sweat it this time. You don't own it yet. As mentioned ask if the current owner has protection plan, and what is it? You may want to use it. Ask others in...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 01-05-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,917
Posted By Toolbuddie
Talking You may find the 40Ft with twins is ALOT easier...

You may find the 40Ft with twins is ALOT easier to handle. Training is always a good idea.
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,948
Posted By Toolbuddie
Great looking restoration. I envy the courage and...

Great looking restoration. I envy the courage and persistence. Beautiful work!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By Toolbuddie
Are the panels adjacent to the smiley failing...

Are the panels adjacent to the smiley failing also? Just the center "window? Odd indeed. Just soap and water? maybe. Doing something forever never ensures it is done right. Also if it was caused by a...
Forum: Californian 12-15-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Toolbuddie
Jump the switch. Disconnect a wire touch it to...

Jump the switch. Disconnect a wire touch it to the other wire. OR take short wire naked on each end touch each end to a different wire. Assuming there are only two wires on the switch. Quick and easy...
Forum: Power Systems 11-25-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Toolbuddie
Good call Gdavid.

Good call Gdavid.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By Toolbuddie
I promise it will feel good..When it stops...

I promise it will feel good..When it stops hurting! I hate when that happens.
Ice it down make it cold. IF it was recent.
Ouch.
Forum: Liveaboards 11-22-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,586
Posted By Toolbuddie
Welcome Aboard, Jesse I am not a live aboard so...

Welcome Aboard, Jesse
I am not a live aboard so no help with that lifestyle. Good luck, Life on the Water was a drastic change for most of those I Know who have done it. Some stayed some...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Toolbuddie
No sweat. I like electricity and talking about...

No sweat. I like electricity and talking about it. Still a good idea to make some notes in regards to current draw under loads. Call it baseline can be very useful later if problems occur. Cheers....
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 11-21-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,901
Posted By Toolbuddie
Welcome to the forum, I have never seen one of...

Welcome to the forum, I have never seen one of the vessels to which you are inquiring.
Donsan makes some valid points to your interest. The replacement parts could be the more important aspect of...
Forum: Californian 11-21-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,064
Posted By Toolbuddie
Welcome Aboard. Ask a lot of questions. Many very...

Welcome Aboard. Ask a lot of questions. Many very experienced people here waiting to "help".
Look at lots of boats. Matters not whether you fancy the destination OR the Journey. Each person...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Toolbuddie
Sparingly with the grease. A little does a lot....

Sparingly with the grease. A little does a lot. the thinner application the better.
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Toolbuddie
Boatguy. Alright I see where you are coming from...

Boatguy. Alright I see where you are coming from now. If you are repeatedly having the problem of burned connections this is suggesting that you persistently have an overcurrent situation. Are you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Toolbuddie
MV, the ground? My initial reaction is that you...

MV, the ground? My initial reaction is that you have a severe wiring problem. The ground should not carry ANY current routinely. Do you in fact intend to say the neutral?
If you do mean to say...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Toolbuddie
I had a friend who's dog managed to burn his...

I had a friend who's dog managed to burn his house partially chewing on the 110electric cord. Maybe one made for pets? For safety of all.
May have been prior to GFCI's.
Forum: Power Systems 11-20-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,964
Posted By Toolbuddie
RT, well of course. Ok I am changing camps. Wait...

RT, well of course. Ok I am changing camps. Wait for the mechanic.
Forum: Power Systems 11-20-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,964
Posted By Toolbuddie
So how long after installation of the new senders...

So how long after installation of the new senders did the problem start?
Forum: Power Systems 11-20-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,964
Posted By Toolbuddie
Toney sounds like you tried almost everything...

Toney sounds like you tried almost everything already. Perplexing to be sure.. does the pressure stabilize somewhere?
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