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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 07:45 AM
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I just did a complete Raymarine install including...

I just did a complete Raymarine install including Axiom displays, AP, radar, AIS, etc. at two helms. I installed the AR-200 to be my external GPS antenna so I'll be able to use the AR feature with...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-07-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Woodstock
Not in the PNW but still relatively new to TF. We...

Not in the PNW but still relatively new to TF. We also bought a slip almost a year before we found our boat as slips in our area are hard to come by. Welcome to TF :)
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,037
Posted By Woodstock
Thanks for all the great input! The largest I can...

Thanks for all the great input! The largest I can put on the swim platform without interfering with the transom door is 9' using the horizontal pull-up style (Hurley or Trickdavits). I do like the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,037
Posted By Woodstock
First dinghy question

We purchased our first cruising boat last winter. Until this year, this was always an inland lake boat and we have been busy getting her set up for cruising the east coast and hopefully the loop in...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 10-28-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 34,883
Posted By Woodstock
I remember seeing you. This is our home marina...

I remember seeing you. This is our home marina and we love Joseph's too. They make an awesome soft shell crab appetizer or main which is my favorite. :thumb: Rusty Hooks is getting their act together...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-23-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Woodstock
They made the pedestal as part of the order. Here...

They made the pedestal as part of the order. Here are two pictures showing the mount upright and folded down. This radar dome is also WiFi but I also have a GPS antenna and navigation/anchor lights...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-22-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Woodstock
I used a company called Nautical Creations to...

I used a company called Nautical Creations to fabricate a hinged radar mount for me a couple of months ago. He's in Louisville, KY.
Custom makes everything to fit customer's specific needs at a...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-02-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Woodstock
Thanks for all the great suggestions. :thumb: ...

Thanks for all the great suggestions. :thumb:
Now my biggest challenge is finding a 60# assistant that can get to the vacuum generators to do these things. :banghead:
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-27-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Woodstock
Rather than start another thread titled "Another...

Rather than start another thread titled "Another Vacuflush Question" I thought I would tag on to this one.
I have two Vacuflush heads and both seem to function well with vacuum recharging after...
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By Woodstock
We hired a transport company to move our 47'...

We hired a transport company to move our 47' pilot house boat 1,200 miles from Oklahoma to the North Carolina coast. He did the job turn-key with his crew removing much of the flybridge and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Woodstock
I have the same transmissions and used Castrol...

I have the same transmissions and used Castrol Transmax DEX/MERC transmission fluid from Advance Auto. Says it meets Dextron III....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-26-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Woodstock
Thanks for the input. I had not considered the...

Thanks for the input. I had not considered the different frequencies that these devices cover. I assumed a cellular antenna would cover all common frequencies. Looks like the Wave WiFi MBR550 would...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-24-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Woodstock
Does Glomex weBBoat work with Verizon?

I've read some past threads that indicated the Glomex weBBoat antenna did not work with a Verizon account/SIM card. Does anyone know if this is still the case? I have a Verizon unlimited prepaid plan...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 07-14-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Woodstock
I believe all 120/12V marine fridges actually run...

I believe all 120/12V marine fridges actually run on 12V all the time. When 120V is provided, it goes through a transformer on the control unit to convert it to 12V. If no 120V is provided, it...
Forum: General Discussion 05-26-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,144
Posted By Woodstock
Would like to tag onto this thread with a related...

Would like to tag onto this thread with a related question. If 12V operation is usually more efficient, why would anyone need an AC/DC unit as opposed to a less expensive DC only? I have an AC/DC...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By Woodstock
We recently purchased a 2008 Navigator 46 that...

We recently purchased a 2008 Navigator 46 that also has primary underwater exhaust. We brought it down to her home port on Easter Sunday which was our first good 2 to 3 hour run. At higher RPM’s I...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 04-26-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Woodstock
Riverguy, I think you nailed it but I will check...

Riverguy, I think you nailed it but I will check all my connections too. I don't think my signal is weak, it just looks like analog TV from 10 years ago and we're not used to that. Didn't know if I...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 04-25-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Woodstock
Marina cable is analog

We're new to the cruising scene so please excuse our dumb questions. Our home marina has cable to the each pedestal and it seems to work fine but the signal is analog so not very clear. While there...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-04-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By Woodstock
Carpet cleaning?

Our new to us boat has carpet throughout. We're not fans of carpet but it's still in good shape so we will keep it for a couple more years before we swap it out for hard flooring. My question is what...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-04-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Woodstock
I will admit that I like having a display (mine...

I will admit that I like having a display (mine are all Simrad) verifying the AP is or is not engaged via the MFD and/or the AP head unit. So not having either of those in the lower helm might be...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-04-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Woodstock
I was suggesting you could use the remote from...

I was suggesting you could use the remote from the lower helm station in place of a second hard wired control. If you normally engage and adjust your AP by line of sight or course as displayed on...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-04-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Woodstock
Adding a second AP head via Simnet should work. ...

Adding a second AP head via Simnet should work.
Also, an alternative would be to install a Simrad WR10 wireless remote if your autopilot computer is a Simrad AC12, AC24 or NAC-x. With this wireless...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Woodstock
We chartered with them last summer for the same...

We chartered with them last summer for the same reason. Wife and I loved it and we have since purchased our cruising boat. SWF Yachts was great!
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Woodstock
USCG documented vessel name change

Upon closing on our boat in December, the applications for changing the ownership and vessel name were submitted to the CG per their requirements.
With the holidays and now the government shutdown,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-14-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Woodstock
We bareboat chartered the Salty Peanut Mainship...

We bareboat chartered the Salty Peanut Mainship 40 last summer for 5 days from SWF Yachts. We had a great time with lots of things to see and do in that area and the folks at SWF Yachts are awesome!...
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