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Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By JimW
Thanks Captain, so in short, the 2 AMG’s will...

Thanks Captain, so in short, the 2 AMG’s will replace current lead acid group 31’s serving the 2 Diesel engines (starting batteries) then later I will change out the lead acid house battery to AGM . ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By JimW
ProMariner ProNautic 40amp charger

This charger will charge 3 battery banks . . . Do all batteries have to be the same type? I currently have all lead acid (house (1) and cranking(2)) and want to move to AGM for starting, and later...
Forum: General Maintenance 05-21-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By JimW
OK you will get a lot of conversation here . . ...

OK you will get a lot of conversation here . . . I have these engines (DeFever 41T, 1988 w/Volvo TAMD 41A Engines) with a few more hours. The beef is that upon cranking they do not have an...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,291
Posted By JimW
Not the total solution as you still have to place...

Not the total solution as you still have to place them normally in a location not easy to get to . . . But the “reusable wire ties” work great as you can open them to remove or place new wires....
Forum: General Maintenance 05-11-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,606
Posted By JimW
Well initially tried rebedding with Black 4200 ....

Well initially tried rebedding with Black 4200 . . . Didn’t work, today attacked it again using “bed-it butyl tape” then DOW 995 black silicone. The glass guy at Saunders Marine said that is what he...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 04-06-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By JimW
Did you just purchase the top or top and frame,...

Did you just purchase the top or top and frame, from them? Just wondering if you had purchased the top & frame if they would have made any “beef up” supports.

Looks nice!
Forum: DeFever 03-29-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,063
Posted By JimW
We have a 41, Instagram mv_classea@instagram have...

We have a 41, Instagram mv_classea@instagram have several pictures of things we did to get her ready.
Forum: DeFever 03-29-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By JimW
We have a 1988 DeFever 41T . . . Art DeFever (a...

We have a 1988 DeFever 41T . . . Art DeFever (a Naval Architect/Designer) created his DeFever designs for Trawlers that were brought to life over the years by various builders, most with...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 03-16-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By JimW
Very nice boat Captain . . . Well laid out and...

Very nice boat Captain . . . Well laid out and maintained, you should have no trouble selling her!
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 03-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By JimW
Thank you all for this thread on Hard To Top, I...

Thank you all for this thread on Hard To Top, I have been strongly considering this product, near time to make a decision as my bimini needs replacing. So other than the mediocre customer service the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By JimW
85548 These TODD seats work great for the...

85548
These TODD seats work great for the Admiral and I.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-15-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By JimW
85415 Pacific Yacht Systems a leading...

85415

Pacific Yacht Systems a leading authority on marine electric and electronics installations (and wiring redo’s) adamantly says that inverters used to create heat are a waste of power and a...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 12-22-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By JimW
What kind of pricing are you looking at on a...

What kind of pricing are you looking at on a recon . . . What model and HP? Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By JimW
My neighbor in the marina has one, made the loop...

My neighbor in the marina has one, made the loop last year with her and they absolutely love the boat, there’s is a ‘84.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,343
Posted By JimW
#3

#3
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By JimW
Purchase new and replace . . . You will be glad...

Purchase new and replace . . . You will be glad you did when you get in a tight situation and have to have precision control of transmission and throttle.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 11-02-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By JimW
Marinco CS503-50 Shore Power Cord $200

Tink, don’t know much on this subject, if you run 50 amp, why would it not fit unless you had the new type male plug on your boat! I am interested.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-20-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By JimW
No, that would be personal preference.

No, that would be personal preference.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-20-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By JimW
Not a 2 part, but AWLGRIP AWLWOOD 6 coats gives a...

Not a 2 part, but AWLGRIP AWLWOOD 6 coats gives a very nice finish, periodic light sand (200 grit) and coat (1 time 9-12 months) gives a good finish. Initially went down to bare teak, sealed first...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,703
Posted By JimW
MV CLASSEA has a 4’ swim platform that we love,...

MV CLASSEA has a 4’ swim platform that we love, don’t like ladders, boat has no more than 3 steps at any point . . .81891 81892
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,023
Posted By JimW
Purchased a similar Antenna, not sure about the...

Purchased a similar Antenna, not sure about the range but picked up 20+ HD channels and worked fine, used it in the aft cabin that wasn’t hooked up to the Shakespeare antenna. Can’t beat the price,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,859
Posted By JimW
8099380994 Underway in Pensacola ICW and at...

8099380994
Underway in Pensacola ICW and at rest.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-27-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By JimW
Are you live aboard . . . That could limit your...

Are you live aboard . . . That could limit your selection of marinas . . . If not, options are much greater . . . Many mentioned above work well except Lafitte Cove, definitely not a hurricane...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By JimW
Yes, very much so . . . the mechanic check the...

Yes, very much so . . . the mechanic check the can and no oil residue . . . Thanks for you reply.
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By JimW
Was running generator, however it has its own...

Was running generator, however it has its own exhaust tube . . . Great thought . . . Just puzzling.
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