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Forum: General Maintenance 10-15-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Codger2
Thanks for all the info but I'm going to follow...

Thanks for all the info but I'm going to follow the suggestions from the guy who's making the enclosure. He recommends .060 Lexan Margard. He has used a lot of Makrolon in the past but had trouble...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-12-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Codger2
Makralon vs. Lexan

I'm having a new flybridge surround (4 sides) installed next month and I'm wondering what the membership thinks is the best polycarbonate.

.040 Makralon or .060 lexan?
Forum: Power Systems 10-12-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,139
Posted By Codger2
Over the years I've had 3 different FloScans and...

Over the years I've had 3 different FloScans and had trouble with calibrating all of them to match what I was taking at the pump. I finally bit the bullet and went to a Maretron Fuel Management...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,961
Posted By Codger2
I used to single hand my old 54 sport fisher and...

I used to single hand my old 54 sport fisher and later, my 32 Halvorsen Gourmet cruiser. My present boat is a 42 Ocean Alexander that has no down helm. The starboard door, however, makes single...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By Codger2
I had a pair of 3116s in a 2000 Tiara and the...

I had a pair of 3116s in a 2000 Tiara and the only problem I encountered was a "mid range whine". At certain rpm, the sound was really annoying! Other that that, no problems but I sold the boat after...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Codger2
I'll have to check on the type of Lexan.The...

I'll have to check on the type of Lexan.The installer is the oldest shop in San Diego. He has done several jobs for me in the past but this is the first Lexan product for me. He has done others and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Codger2
Tom, I'm scheduled for a new 4 sided enclosure in...

Tom, I'm scheduled for a new 4 sided enclosure in November....(Lexan- polycarbonate.)
Anything I should be aware of? :huh:
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Codger2
No & No! :facepalm:

No & No! :facepalm:
Forum: Grand Banks 09-17-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Codger2
Do you understand that WOT for your engine should...

Do you understand that WOT for your engine should be 2600rpm? You should determine if your engine can reach that rpm before you do anything else. I had a pair of 210s years ago on a sport fisher and...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 09-16-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Codger2
154' of Ocean Alexanders in 1 weekend!

We started with "Sandpiper" (a 42 OA) on Friday, "Koulakani" (a 48 OA) on Saturday & we are hoping for the "go ahead" on 'Encore (an OA 64) on Sunday!. Dinner on Saturday was at 'Fiddlers" on Shelter...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,742
Posted By Codger2
Larry, I can think of no reason why that won't...

Larry, I can think of no reason why that won't work! :popcorn:
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,742
Posted By Codger2
Although I didn't buy from this supplier, this is...

Although I didn't buy from this supplier, this is the exact model I bought & I paid $450.00ea in 20105.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,742
Posted By Codger2
[QUOTE=Codger2;69655Before I leave the bridge, I...

[QUOTE=Codger2;69655Before I leave the bridge, I go to "camera" on the plotter and bluetooth sends the pic to the salon iPad. Even in pitch dark", the picture is quite clear.
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 09-09-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Codger2
I had the pleasure of being invited aboard John &...

I had the pleasure of being invited aboard John & Mary's boat and was duly impressed with the quality & overall design of the boat. Truly, a lot of bang for the buck! :thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,742
Posted By Codger2
I drive from the flybridge on my boat and have 2...

I drive from the flybridge on my boat and have 2 cameras that talk to the Raymarine Es127 & Es128 plotters. When I go below for a cup of coffee , etc: I have an "old" iPad that was in a drawer for 2...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,394
Posted By Codger2
I agree and that's the way I use them. :blush:

I agree and that's the way I use them. :blush:
Forum: Power Systems 09-04-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,004
Posted By Codger2
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: Power Systems 09-02-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By Codger2
That is what I intend to do. Below is a...

That is what I intend to do.

Below is a service note I pulled out of the installation manual.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,394
Posted By Codger2
I have Lighthouse II, C-map & Navionics on my...

I have Lighthouse II, C-map & Navionics
on my boat and almost always use Navionics. Easy to use, auto routing, etc. Love it!

I don't however, cruise in Canada!
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-30-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,271
Posted By Codger2
I Love it! God help me!...

I Love it! God help me! :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::blush:
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-30-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,271
Posted By Codger2
:rofl::rofl::rofl::peace:

:rofl::rofl::rofl::peace:
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-30-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,271
Posted By Codger2
Now that is funny! (To me at least :hide:):blush:

Now that is funny! (To me at least :hide:):blush:
Forum: Power Systems 08-28-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Codger2
Duel Racors 75/1000-30

Just added twin Duel Racors to the boat. These are the first "Duels" I ever had. Am replacing the fly bridge enclosure in November. I'm going with .060 Lexan. At 77 years old, it's just money!:blush:
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-26-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Codger2
A Walk Back in Time...

I returned to "yesteryear" today by looking at some old posts in the Ocean Alexander section of TF. What fun! One thread that that I always enjoyed was about my old boat and its "Not Friendly...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-20-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,271
Posted By Codger2
Aint gonna happen, Don! I'm having a little...

Aint gonna happen, Don! I'm having a little boating get together of my own during that time. Just 10-12 close boating friends.:dance::blush:
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