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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 10-22-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By MartySchwartz
Contact Steve at Marine Electronics Repair....

Contact Steve at Marine Electronics Repair. (http://www.marineelectronicsrepair.com/) He was able to fix both issues that came up with my Raymarine C120 equipment. Very competent and reasonable.
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Forum: DeFever 10-22-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,305
Posted By MartySchwartz
Just a thought, can you rig a cantilevered beam...

Just a thought, can you rig a cantilevered beam across those piles on the other side of the dock to sling the engine across to your boat?

As to getting it in, a friend had to go through his...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By MartySchwartz
Well, it was an anti-ship mine last week. So I'll...

Well, it was an anti-ship mine last week. So I'll bite, what the heck is that?

Marty....................
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By MartySchwartz
According to my manual you are supposed to...

According to my manual you are supposed to advance both throttles just past idle (for me that is about 900-1000 RPM), engage synchronizer and then advance the slave all the way to the stop. I was not...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By MartySchwartz
Yep, that one.....:D

Yep, that one.....:D
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-11-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By MartySchwartz
Lucas did not invent darkness but he DID perfect...

Lucas did not invent darkness but he DID perfect it.:D

I like the spitfire but would love to have a TR6. I remember in the early 70's an add that had a spitfire (car) parked next to a real...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By MartySchwartz
Check with Steve at Marine Electronics Repair ...

Check with Steve at Marine Electronics Repair (http://www.marineelectronicsrepair.com/)in Florida. He has done work for me on my Raymarine stuff and has been great to work with.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By MartySchwartz
I need to check battery water in the next few...

I need to check battery water in the next few days, will get some photos then. As to what I used for the seal, I don' remember exactly, it was 8 years ago after all:blush:. I seem to recall is was...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By MartySchwartz
I did exactly that for my 6 GC2 batteries eight...

I did exactly that for my 6 GC2 batteries eight years ago. The box is 3/4" plywood with fiberglass inside and out and then painted with an epoxy paint for looks. The bottom is about 1" larger then...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,092
Posted By MartySchwartz
Probably better that way.....:thumb:

Probably better that way.....:thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,658
Posted By MartySchwartz
My experience is similar to others when crossing...

My experience is similar to others when crossing in to Canada. When asked how much booze we have on board I ask them if they want all of it or just the unopend ones and mention that it is ship's...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,092
Posted By MartySchwartz
I am married, I never notice other...

I am married, I never notice other girls.......:facepalm:

Marty.....................................
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,037
Posted By MartySchwartz
We moved aboard in May of 2011 and have never...

We moved aboard in May of 2011 and have never looked back. We live in the Pacific North West and do not "cruise" as some on the east coast do (I envy that somewhat). We generally stay put through the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,109
Posted By MartySchwartz
Mark that drawer so you won't be tempted to store...

Mark that drawer so you won't be tempted to store anything metallic in it. Friend of ours hung a left one day cuz their new BBG toolset slid near their compass on a roll one day. Surprised the heck...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By MartySchwartz
Luckily all my portlights are still water-tight...

Luckily all my portlights are still water-tight so I have no need to replace them (hope I didn't just jinx that.) My issue was the lack of screens and Dave was able to help me out there (Thanks again...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By MartySchwartz
Hey Dave! PM sent. ...

Hey Dave! PM sent.

Marty.......................
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,487
Posted By MartySchwartz
Hey, at least they knock first. Around here the...

Hey, at least they knock first. Around here the otters just barge right in.:D

Marty...................
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By MartySchwartz
Newfound Metals also have that portlight ...

Newfound Metals also have that portlight (http://www.newfoundmetals.com/portlights/tri-matrix/rectangular-tri-matrix)in a reinforced plastic. Considering I never plan to go off-shore and am somewhat...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By MartySchwartz
Not in Bremerton but very familiar with it, there...

Not in Bremerton but very familiar with it, there quite often. What information are you looking for?

Marty..........................
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-09-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,514
Posted By MartySchwartz
Actually from Maneuvering back in the engine...

Actually from Maneuvering back in the engine room, those wheels are the throttles that controlled steam to the turbines.

Marty.................
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By MartySchwartz
We could not find anything "stock" when we were...

We could not find anything "stock" when we were looking, had ours made by a welder in Port Townsend. You will probably need to have something made custom for your boat.

Marty....................
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,109
Posted By MartySchwartz
I am NOT gonna let my BOSS see those. Not gonna...

I am NOT gonna let my BOSS see those. Not gonna happen.:eek: So Tom, whatcha gonna do with the old pedestal? Mike could use a little updating.

Marty.......................:D
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By MartySchwartz
We have had one on our aft deck for the past 5...

We have had one on our aft deck for the past 5 years and it was on the fly-bridge of a friends boat for 4 years before that. It is brown so I don't really know if I would ever see any rust on the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-23-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,753
Posted By MartySchwartz
Just curious, how many hours were on that engine?...

Just curious, how many hours were on that engine? I have to wonder how long before I have that issue since my 8BT is never really loaded to anywhere near its maximum.
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Forum: General Discussion 02-15-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,468
Posted By MartySchwartz
Hey Jim and Rosie, just watched your first video...

Hey Jim and Rosie, just watched your first video (trip to Keyport), nice job. Jim, I really relate with you having to get up early to he his higness The Cat. Our little furry live-aboard likes to eat...
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