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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-17-2018, 04:24 PM
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There is a reason they have different receptacles...

There is a reason they have different receptacles and plugs. As others have said determine if your boats fixtures and wiring can handle the difference in supply from European electrical systems - ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,591
Posted By ulysses
Sister pic

Sister pic
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2017, 10:12 PM
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pretty sister

pretty sister
Forum: Cruising and Events - Interior Waters 08-31-2017, 10:23 AM
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Views: 1,013
Posted By ulysses
The rise and fall of rivers is dependent upon the...

The rise and fall of rivers is dependent upon the drainage area of that river and of course the controls (locks and dams) that are in place. While you may receive information on the river stages...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-24-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By ulysses
The home depot pressure tank of 14 gals. uses a...

The home depot pressure tank of 14 gals. uses a diaphragm rather than the bladder. Both serve the same purpose in preventing the water and air from mixing and thereby removing the air charge. As...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-22-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By ulysses
The first thing that you must determine is what...

The first thing that you must determine is what type of pump you presently have and what type of controls you have in place. If there is not presently an accumulator tank then perhaps you have an on...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 08:28 PM
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Posted By ulysses
I certainly agree with all you said. I have...

I certainly agree with all you said. I have always appreciated a nice rounded stern in both my boat and other endeavors. I think your use of "proven" sums it up. Once again, the best of luck and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 07:35 PM
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Yes, I was not disagreeing in any way of their...

Yes, I was not disagreeing in any way of their uniqueness. I was just wondering what in particular you found to be their most unique traits. I wish you the best of cruising and many great...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,591
Posted By ulysses
What aspects of these vessel is unique ?

What aspects of these vessel is unique ?
Forum: General Maintenance 05-26-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By ulysses
Please educate me on that port rudder/ prop walk....

Please educate me on that port rudder/ prop walk. Is that not a Rt. hand screw? Would that not create a prop walk in the same direction rather than an opposed direction ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,627
Posted By ulysses
Slightly off topic but since your plans seem to...

Slightly off topic but since your plans seem to involve flying to where your boat may be moored then traveling on the boat it might be appropriate, given the recent air travel situations. Dr. Walter...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By ulysses
Is it possible not tho bring the wife with you ?

Is it possible not tho bring the wife with you ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2017, 08:58 AM
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Views: 6,117
Posted By ulysses
Pretty close but not exactly correct. The salt...

Pretty close but not exactly correct. The salt is split with the CL turning into Hypochlorous ACID. The "alkalinity" of the water is its ability to neutralize acids. What is produced on the CL...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By ulysses
That may have been my suggestion, or perhaps...

That may have been my suggestion, or perhaps honeymoon cruise.
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By ulysses
Very funny. Seriously though the sheep ship...

Very funny.
Seriously though the sheep ship had 78 "crewmen". It makes me wonder....figure the typical 4 in the engine room, 4 in the wheelhouse, 2 radio/weathermen, and maybe 6 to feed the sheep...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,117
Posted By ulysses
Here is part of the situation. Each City and/or...

Here is part of the situation. Each City and/or municipal sewerage treatment facility is permitted to operate under their individual state regulations and EPA Laws. Most of their problems such as...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By ulysses
Your assumption would appear to be correct unless...

Your assumption would appear to be correct unless there is an equalization line between the two tanks.
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,371
Posted By ulysses
Statue mile marks are on Active Captain "live...

Statue mile marks are on Active Captain "live map"
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-23-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
In that case you might try the following in order...

In that case you might try the following in order to reduce the cycling:

Plumb in an accumulator tank.
Adjust water flow so that is as great as the pump is capable of producing. That will allow...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,117
Posted By ulysses
Some of these articles can be deceptive. Trying...

Some of these articles can be deceptive. Trying to put it into perspective is difficult. "Sewage-contaminated storm water". What exactly does that mean ? Is it 100 gallons of raw sewage and...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-23-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
No, not necessarily. The cycling will most...

No, not necessarily. The cycling will most likely shorten the switches life though. Does your wash down pump system also employ an accumulator tank?
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-22-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
Absolutely agree with all. I am not sure if what...

Absolutely agree with all. I am not sure if what the pump mfg. calls a "pressure switch" on the newer variable speed pumps are really what we call a pressure switch. It is my belief they operate...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-22-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
C lectric: The switches that you are...

C lectric: The switches that you are recommending are the standard in the well water industry. They are somewhat adjustable through their range of pressures and come in several pressure ranges. ...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-21-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
i understand and that should have absolutely no...

i understand and that should have absolutely no bearing on the switch. If the pump is off at your main breaker neither the switch nor the pump will be energized. If the system still has pressure...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-21-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By ulysses
Pressure or lack thereof should not have any...

Pressure or lack thereof should not have any adverse effects on the switch/sensor. I would assume that you are using the proper size wiring and of the proper voltage for the pump.
The pump is...
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