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Forum: General Discussion Today, 04:49 PM
Replies: 81
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I have to give the helm to my wife. Mans gotta...

I have to give the helm to my wife. Mans gotta know his limitations
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,084
Posted By Easting
If it’s not comfortable we don’t travel. Depends...

If it’s not comfortable we don’t travel. Depends on the weather and current state of mind. It’s supposed to be fun.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By Easting
“Has anyone ever computed how fast an engine...

“Has anyone ever computed how fast an engine water pump could empty a five gallon bucket of water?”

To winterize my engine I stick said hose into a 5 gallon bucket. I never timed it but my Yanmar...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By Easting
Put a bronze T in the raw water hose just after...

Put a bronze T in the raw water hose just after the thru hull but before the raw water pump. Add a ball valve and hose barb. Run a hose into the bilge. Close the sea cock and open the ball valve with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,712
Posted By Easting
It’s said that Hunt never received any royalties...

It’s said that Hunt never received any royalties on the Bertram as he never applied for a patten on the design.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,712
Posted By Easting
“Nassau race proved that a deepvee could run at...

“Nassau race proved that a deepvee could run at speed faster and safer than any other design. It made Bertram the company it became.”

But you wouldn’t want to be hauling pots in a 4 foot swell...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,247
Posted By Easting
The Nobletec Time Zero chart plotter program on...

The Nobletec Time Zero chart plotter program on my IPad has the capability to overlay the Furuno 1st Watch (wireless) Radar on the chart plotter IPad. No 1st hand experience as I do not use it.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 10-12-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By Easting
[QUOTE=HeadMistress;706056]I would like to add an...

[QUOTE=HeadMistress;706056]I would like to add an additional vent but not sure if a threaded barb will thread into a plastic tank. Dont want to have to go inside of the tank for obvious reasons. ...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 10-12-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By Easting
“Replace with a threaded/barbed fitting. The...

“Replace with a threaded/barbed fitting. The closest I could find was a 1 1/4" fitting, but I couldn't find a 1 1/4" through hull, so I necked it down to 1 1/8 using an adapter. Attach the hose, you...
Forum: Power Systems 10-12-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By Easting
You are playing a dangerous game installing a...

You are playing a dangerous game installing a turbo from an unknown source. If the turbo fails it could easily ruin the engine. Get an OEM turbo from a reputable company. The Chinese turbo could be...
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,289
Posted By Easting
Ive lived in New England all my life. Had many...

Ive lived in New England all my life. Had many boats and been through a few hurricanes while on a mooring and at a dock. Been paid for damage at least once. Never heard of Yacht insurance that...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Easting
“Just looked at the NOAA ENC chart viewer........

“Just looked at the NOAA ENC chart viewer..... thats exactly why I use Raster charts until they put a log more work into any other type charts....that is as long as there IS a Raster for the area.”
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Forum: Marlow - Mainship 10-05-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Easting
Not sure where you store the boat but building a...

Not sure where you store the boat but building a winter shed will be a real luxury if you can do so. I built mine for under $1,000 in materials and never looked back. They just back the boat in at...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-03-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Easting
If storing out of water, When you run the anti...

If storing out of water, When you run the anti freeze through the salt water side it will force it into the drip less hose and therefor the seal. You will probably see the antifreeze dripping out...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By Easting
As DJ said ohm out that zinc / bonding system. I...

As DJ said ohm out that zinc / bonding system. I am betting that it is not working and your prop is taking the hit. That is not the cause of your barnacles however the zinc if working correctly will...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,400
Posted By Easting
No need to walk away. However pay special...

No need to walk away. However pay special attention to the turbo’s. The Mainships with the small Yanmar’s (nice engines by the way) are known to have salt water damage due to the lack of a proper...
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,210
Posted By Easting
The Boat US magazine that arrives is as good as...

The Boat US magazine that arrives is as good as any / better than most as far as useful information is concerned. My 2 cents.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,527
Posted By Easting
So, clean out the clog, and I say this with no...

So, clean out the clog, and I say this with no direct experience but the theory supports its use, put some bromine tablets in the raw water strainer to control the critters.

Sorry for your loss...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6,214
Views: 729,419
Posted By Easting
Yeti cooler just doesn’t fit on that boat :)....

Yeti cooler just doesn’t fit on that boat :). Sure is pretty!
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,733
Posted By Easting
“As soon as the boat is out of water I plan to...

“As soon as the boat is out of water I plan to make some maintenance like changing all oil hoses, water hoses and rebuilt support for the oil coolers.”
Not sure why any of this requires removing...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Easting
Nor am I. However the s means the connection is...

Nor am I. However the s means the connection is secure. It doesnt mean the the sheet is clean......I dont think. Maybe I am just a little gun shy. :). No offense intended
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-25-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,342
Posted By Easting
Good point Dan. :thumb: Electronic engines open...

Good point Dan. :thumb: Electronic engines open up a whole new world.
Forum: Power Systems 09-25-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,959
Posted By Easting
Be careful to not waterlock the engine while...

Be careful to not waterlock the engine while cranking engine to bleed. You might want to shut the seacock first.
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Easting
No offense intended here however I am concerned...

No offense intended here however I am concerned about opening a spreadsheet from an unknown source. Just my 2 cents.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-24-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By Easting
:thumb: Sticking to the basics is what is...

:thumb: Sticking to the basics is what is important.
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