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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-11-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By captmorgan23
Experienced Marine electrician needed

I am in Tacoma and am looking for an experienced marine electrician willing to oversee my boat rewiring. I want to be heavily involved so I know my boats guts, as I truly need to rewire this thing...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-11-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: iPad, WiFi on Boats

Get yourself a MiFi from Verizon Wireless. This is a 3G hotspot that allows you to connect anywhere you have cel service. I bought one for my iPad and it also allows up to five devices to be...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By captmorgan23
First big trip

We did it........left Matts Matts bay at about 12:00 Saturday and made it into Shilshole Marina at about 3:00. We decided that we couldn't make it to Tacoma by dark so we stayed at Shilshole until...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,140
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Adding on to my flybridge....ideas?

PeterB, I love the look of what you did with the canvas...GREAT JOB! I think that is what I will do.



Steppan, Your boat looks amazing with the addition, you got me thinking, which is not good,...
Forum: Liveaboards 02-10-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: New liveaboard slip at Foss Harbor Marina

Yes they have both. So it must be a new addition.

MP
Forum: Liveaboards 02-09-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By captmorgan23
New liveaboard slip at Foss Harbor Marina

We did it......we are moving our boat to its new slip in the Foss Harbor Marina in downtown Tacoma WA. One step closer to living aboard. Anybody in the area? would love to get to know some peeps with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,140
Posted By captmorgan23
Adding on to my flybridge....ideas?

Just wanted to ask if anybody had any ideas or thoughts on if I could make the canvas top over the back deck into a hardtop....thus adding more room to my flybridge and making the back deck more...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Impress Your Guests with Cedar Planked Salmon on the Grill

I have seen this done where they build a big bonfire and plank the salmon, then they stake them around the fire. I have not had better tasting salmon. Thanks for the memory jog, I am going to try...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

I love pop tarts.....my favorite ones are the cinnamon and sugar with the frosting. I am also a huge fan of 50's detective movies.....anybody...anybody.

MP
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

I have noticed that threads really tend to go off on crazy tangents on this forum.........and also tend to get a little hostile......you guys need to play nice with each other.....I mean thats why we...
Forum: Power Systems 10-24-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,477
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Red Dyed Diesel?

We talking about BMW's now?
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 10-22-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By captmorgan23
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

There is nothing dripping at rest. I think the little water that is in my bilge is water that comes in to the boat via the windlass hole (where the rode feeds out) and possibly the little that may...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By captmorgan23
Boat yard suggestions

My boat is in Port Ludlow WA, which is about 19 miles from Port Townsend WA. Would love to know about good boatyards in the area, and what people think of the boat yard at the Port of Port Townsend.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

There is no dripping when the engine is off and my bilge pumps cycles very little, in fact I was just on it for a few days and I didn't hear it come on at all. I did notice that where the anchor rode...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

Here is the stuffing box picture....look familiar to anybody?.......any comments?http://www.trawlerforum.com/attachments/photobucket/img_16276_0_2c28cba5df3ca03dfd0be4e1c055eae1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

Thanks....answers the question perfectly......I now know where to look for the ceramic seals and I think Marins ? as to if carbon graphite is considered ceramic is a good one. As to the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

OK......I guess my real question has been getting clouded by my confusion......so here is what I need to know:

What are ceramic seals and bellows, and how do I know if I have them?




I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Stuffing box question/can of worms

The catastrophic failure I am talking about is with the newer dripless shaft seals without the flax. I guess I am now even more confused as to what the ceramic seals and bellows are then. If someone...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Wanted to introduce myself and my new boat

Ceramic seals? What exactly are we talking about here? The actual stuffing box, where the flax or teflon packing is being referred to as a ceramic seal, or a seal and ?bellows? that are separate from...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,787
Posted By captmorgan23
Stuffing box question/can of worms

I know there are probably extremes on both sides of this, but i respect all opinions as there seems to be an amazing wealth of knowledge here....so here goes.

I have been doing a lot of research...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Wanted to introduce myself and my new boat

Sorry......I'll keep my sarcastic and cynical mouth to myself...........'I'm here to learn'
'I'm here to learn'
'I'm here to learn'
'I'm here to learn'
'I'm here to learn'
'I'm here to learn'...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,569
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Prop Glop

Have you guys ever heard of this West Marine place.......they've got a lot of stuff for boats and things that may come in handy for boats, and stuff for your boats as well. Check em out....I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,168
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Trawlers 101 - Part 1

I knew you guys could do it...........you finally killed the horse...woohoo! Now lets beat that sucker for another page or two.......I love this forum, you guys get riled up.....lotta spunk here.
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Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,168
Posted By captmorgan23
RE: Trawlers 101 - Part 1

NOOOOOOOOO..........I believe a fifth page is in order.......the horse is not dead, and once it is it still needs to be beaten!

MP
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