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Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Larry M
Rob Eberle is in New Bern and one of the best...

Rob Eberle is in New Bern and one of the best IMHO.

Eberle Marine Surveys, Rob Eberle, SAMS® AMS®, New Bern, North Carolina - Index Page (http://www.marinesurveyor.com/eberle/)
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 06-09-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,140
Posted By Larry M
Sorry for the inconvenience. The admin staff has...

Sorry for the inconvenience. The admin staff has been notified. Hopefully we’ll be back up and running as designed shortly.

TF Site Team
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,518
Posted By Larry M
:thumb: I love it when you can bend a spoon in...

:thumb: I love it when you can bend a spoon in the ice cream.

We spent 6 years in the tropics on our last boat and learned a lot about refrigeration in the heat. When we bought Hobo, we had a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,518
Posted By Larry M
Has anyone re-insulated or added additional...

Has anyone re-insulated or added additional insulation to a unit? This where the SeaFreeze and SunFreeze units shine. If you raise the ambient temperature around the unit from 70 to 90 degrees F,...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-11-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By Larry M
Would a check valve work after the filter for...

Would a check valve work after the filter for each feed?
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-11-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By Larry M
Or it could be the other way around. We had a...

Or it could be the other way around. We had a Webasto DBW2010. The gear pump on the unit, delivers fuel from the tank to the heater at ~140 psi if I remember right. We were recommissioning the...
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-11-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,775
Posted By Larry M
Thanks for that! Both are an easy fix.

Thanks for that! Both are an easy fix.
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-10-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,969
Posted By Larry M
Call Barbara Burke. She’s a personal friend and...

Call Barbara Burke. She’s a personal friend and is well respected in the industry. Tell her Hobo says hello. :)

(904) 310-5110 or by e-mail: barbara@curtisstokes.net.

Yacht Broker Barbara...
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Larry M
For what it’s worth, we did the rim route two...

For what it’s worth, we did the rim route two years ago with 7’ reported by the USAC. We bumped several times with the same draft you have.
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Larry M
You could cut the toe-rail as was done on Hobo. ...

You could cut the toe-rail as was done on Hobo. It would then be easier to remove it while the boats in the water. This was done by a po. If you want to go that route, I can take some close up...
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-09-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Larry M
Have you looked at the photos from Scott’s blog? ...

Have you looked at the photos from Scott’s blog?

https://caribbeansealife.com/about-our-boat/refit/
Forum: General Discussion 05-09-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,281
Posted By Larry M
I dont know but have you asked in your quotes...

I dont know but have you asked in your quotes for a set number of coats and specified the product? One venders quote maybe be for 5 coats and another 10 coats. Not all varnishes are created...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-09-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,181
Posted By Larry M
We use a lot of split loom tubing. It also adds...

We use a lot of split loom tubing. It also adds additional fire protection.

https://www.cabletiesandmore.com/black-wire-loom-tubing?
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By Larry M
Not that we’ve experienced. We’ve been using...

Not that we’ve experienced. We’ve been using Semco for 20 years with no seam issues. Semco is not a magic deck treatment. It does help keep the natural oils in the teak which helps keep the dirt...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Larry M
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Larry M
Try a headlight cleaner kit. For less than $20...

Try a headlight cleaner kit. For less than $20 it maybe worth a try. If the port windows are crazed, there is nothing short of replacement. Let us know what you end up doing.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-08-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,623
Posted By Larry M
VHF is no problem but we had to shut off the...

VHF is no problem but we had to shut off the inverters (OutBack and Freedom) to listen/use the HF radio. We would also have to shut off the refrigeration. Lena and I have both been net controllers...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-08-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,623
Posted By Larry M
A good, used 2500 watt inverter maybe hard to...

A good, used 2500 watt inverter maybe hard to find. If I had to recommend an inverter, it would be an OutBack. They're field serviceable, OutBack also has a MPTT controller that integrates well and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,668
Posted By Larry M
King County??? The Aquatic Invasive Species...

King County??? The Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Permit was authorized by the Washington State Legislature. Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) has been tasked to control...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 05-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Larry M
The lakes still going down. Route one, across...

The lakes still going down. Route one, across the lake, is 5.17’ today. The rim route is 3.37’.

USACE Jacksonville District (http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml)
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 05-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By Larry M
This time of year it maybe worth going around. ...

This time of year it maybe worth going around. The lakes pretty low. Route one, across the lake, is only 5.17’ today. The rim route is 3.37’ :eek:

USACE Jacksonville District...
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,775
Posted By Larry M
I don’t think it’s that bad. It still has good...

I don’t think it’s that bad. It still has good bones. I’d get a friend with some electrical knowledge, he doesn’t need much and start tracing everything out. A lot of it is a two person job. It...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,614
Posted By Larry M
Jim: I know you dont want to hear this but...

Jim: I know you dont want to hear this but hopefully youll be there long enough so you can post pictures. :hide:
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 05-06-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Larry M
All offers accepted. We’re leaving this coming...

All offers accepted. We’re leaving this coming weekend.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 05-06-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Larry M
You won’t be alone. When we brought Hobo down,...

You won’t be alone. When we brought Hobo down, we ran into a fleet of north bound boats. Some were the go fast-20 plus knots, 10-15 knot boats and then the rest of us. The groups would get holed...
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