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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
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AC Dependent upon how you wire your induction...

AC
Dependent upon how you wire your induction cooktop, they can run off an inverter quite easily. When cruising our induction cooktop and convection microwave work fine without genset. Save the big...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 427
Posted By sunchaser
AC Have you considered an induction cooktop? If...

AC
Have you considered an induction cooktop? If I had the space I'd go with an induction cook top, electric oven and convection microwave. BTW, we have a conventional Bosch washer and vented to...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,924
Posted By sunchaser
The success or failure of different types of...

The success or failure of different types of complicated mechanical and instrumented installs is largely dependent upon the capability of the technicians, users and designers. I could point you...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 12-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By sunchaser
The Wesmar website lists several FL sources of...

The Wesmar website lists several FL sources of potential tech support. Since you acted as your own instrument electrical installer contractor, the whose at fault here discussion does little good....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-05-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 440
Posted By sunchaser
You ordered them online? Interesting. So they're...

You ordered them online? Interesting. So they're hydraulic powered with 24 V for the controller? I can't even measure the electric draw on my Wesmars (trouble free after 15 years) so power needs...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-04-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,289
Posted By sunchaser
H When at anchor, what are your power needs...

H
When at anchor, what are your power needs that a battery bank cannot cover for an overnight? A passive diesel stove/heater is not uncommon plus you can ditch that questionable safety alcohol stove.
Forum: Power Systems 12-03-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,977
Posted By sunchaser
How long since the CAV filter had been replaced?...

How long since the CAV filter had been replaced? Be sure the Racor is the right size (yes there are different dimension Racors) and installed correctly.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By sunchaser
This. Good builders have done it this way for a...

This. Good builders have done it this way for a very long time.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-03-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 801
Posted By sunchaser
Ian For the time being why not a non GFCI?...

Ian
For the time being why not a non GFCI? Unless outdoors or around a sink non GFCI should do just fine. On our DF, we have several of the "boxes" - seems standard DF practice.
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By sunchaser
CuNi and Monel are usually same thing. Monel is...

CuNi and Monel are usually same thing. Monel is the copy right trade name for the alloy developed by INCO over a century or more ago. The name faded away with dozens of other fabricators alloying the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By sunchaser
These type engines are taking over the outboard...

These type engines are taking over the outboard market for boats in the 40' to 60' range.
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,061
Posted By sunchaser
A trip or two into the real backwoods, mudholes...

A trip or two into the real backwoods, mudholes or desert 4 wheeling will quickly show you why the winch is on the front.
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,061
Posted By sunchaser
We carry a 1.5 ton come along that when attached...

We carry a 1.5 ton come along that when attached to a cleat can be used (never needed) for moving the boat forward, sideways or aft. In the high tide PNW kedging seems a remote idea.

When boating...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,061
Posted By sunchaser
My Selene internet data is listing the 43 at...

My Selene internet data is listing the 43 at about 42,000 dry. But, running aground can be such a variable as to tides, currents, rock vs sand that maybe focus on not running aground at high tide :D ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 577
Posted By sunchaser
Derik Precisely what I would do. To go a step...

Derik
Precisely what I would do. To go a step further follow Jay's advice and hook it up as per post 11. You'll never look back.

For additional knowledge go to seaboard's site and read Tony's...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,468
Posted By sunchaser
What a great thread. My favorite for years...

What a great thread.

My favorite for years was Dashew's Set Sail. Definitely not a DIYer site though. As mentioned, m/v Dirona. The Hamiltons, like the Dashews really raised the bar for owner...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 12-01-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By sunchaser
Too bad I didn't see this thread earlier. Three...

Too bad I didn't see this thread earlier. Three years ago my Par Maxx 4 was behaving similarly. I carry a spare. Replaced pump and voila, no more chattering. Naturally, I bought a new spare for what...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By sunchaser
If this is the Selene referenced above, it is...

If this is the Selene referenced above, it is equipped as well as one would hope. But in person inspection and not internet sleuthing tells the tale. Possibly you could tell us what bothers you...
Forum: Power Systems 11-30-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By sunchaser
Possibly the exhaust system contacting other boat...

Possibly the exhaust system contacting other boat systems such as fuel lines, stringers, water lines, tanks etc.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By sunchaser
If it were me and I otherwise liked the boat I'd...

If it were me and I otherwise liked the boat I'd get the owner's permission to go talk to NH Diesel. The mods could have been done by a previous owner and fairly innocuous. Possibly the engine was...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-29-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,289
Posted By sunchaser
Haloo Do you have diesel heat/stove combo on...

Haloo
Do you have diesel heat/stove combo on the vessel? If so, your very nice Kingfisher should be ready to go with a few Fireflys. Especially if you can charge your batteries adequately during a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,020
Posted By sunchaser
Hopefully you use the T&C tables too? Maybe even...

Hopefully you use the T&C tables too? Maybe even first and foremost?
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,020
Posted By sunchaser
IMHO, Pau, Walt, Spinner and others on the thread...

IMHO, Pau, Walt, Spinner and others on the thread have chosen to spend their boat $ on having some additional and likely helpful boat data - fuel flow. Those with newer vessels get the fuel flow data...
Forum: Power Systems 11-27-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,131
Posted By sunchaser
Not me. Remembering though this is the internet...

Not me. Remembering though this is the internet where uncommon things can be bandied around.
Forum: Power Systems 11-27-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,131
Posted By sunchaser
[QUOTE=mvweebles;824057] Here's his response: ...

[QUOTE=mvweebles;824057] Here's his response:
It is also very difficult to get anything resembling a good flow match for the cooling system, since the flow isnít linear with engine RPM, like an...
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