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Forum: Ocean Alexander 10-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,065
Posted By Harbor Nights
Owning an OA I fully agree that the 1-1/2 fitting...

Owning an OA I fully agree that the 1-1/2 fitting do not work. They are too small. Some OA have a 1-1/2 for those that don't have the 1-1/2 what seems to work for me is similar to the Edson Item...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-24-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,905
Posted By Harbor Nights
FF and Poach and Phil I will be using the...

FF and Poach and Phil

I will be using the 2010 from suremarine. I like the board they supply with all the heaters. It works well. We had one on the AT5000.

Will look into the low cutout And...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-18-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,905
Posted By Harbor Nights
To answer some questions. The cost is about...

To answer some questions.
The cost is about the same to run heater or electric. To run charger, refer, extreme bilge heater 600 watts and 4 dehumidifers at 100 watts is still a fair amount of ac...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,905
Posted By Harbor Nights
Webasto 2010

Hello we are switching out the forced air diesel since it is starting to die after 25 years. The replacement unit will be the webasto 2010 hydronic.

We are wondering. How many of you use this...
Forum: General Maintenance 11-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By Harbor Nights
Door removal for rollers replacement

Thanks but still no luck getting the door out.
The set up on my boat is like the one from Beach House.
No adjustment screws on the rollers. The door is longer than the opening. (Approx 3/16")....
Forum: General Maintenance 11-11-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By Harbor Nights
Door removal for rollers replacement

Im not having any luck with the removal of my port door. The door has a 3/8 bronze square stock that has 2 door rollers on the bottom of the door also bronze. How does one get the door off? The...
Forum: Power Systems 06-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By Harbor Nights
Oil leak. What a mess glad to have drip pans

Have an oil leak on the main engine from the oil pressure gauge sending unit to the block. Easy fix or so i thought......

Cant find the proper sized thread to work on any if the lines and or...
Forum: Power Systems 06-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Harbor Nights
Follow up We made it home the next day. ...

Follow up
We made it home the next day.
Thanks for the support.
After many hours of searching finally found the leak that caused us to come home on one engine. It is fun docking a twin with...
Forum: Power Systems 06-02-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By Harbor Nights
mg502

Help.
How long can one freewheel the mg502 transmission? We are out on a trip and have lost the stbd eng and need to get the boat home.
(Can't start the engine due to the a major oil leak from...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By Harbor Nights
Just a thought Have you Looked at trojan t145? ...

Just a thought
Have you Looked at trojan t145?

I put in four of them in. They are only 3/4" higher than t105 but put out 260amp verses the t105 that put out 205. The weight increase is about...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Harbor Nights
Got back to boat today and did find a few...

Got back to boat today and did find a few answers.
My start bank is 2 8d wired together for a 12 volt starter. This double bank starts both engines and both Alts go to the start bank. Then to the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Harbor Nights
Ok I have looked again. I have only 1 Orange wire...

Ok I have looked again. I have only 1 Orange wire on the Alt it looks to be 12gauge.
The only wires on the starter are for the starter solenoid wire colors are red and yellow/red and of yes the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Harbor Nights
We have 13.9 from alt POS. Batt show 12.6 prior...

We have 13.9 from alt POS.
Batt show 12.6 prior to start then stays at 12.3 after start. When Alt kicks in the voltage at both banks stays at 12.3 and goes down with more DC load applied. It does...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Harbor Nights
Thank you. To answer some questions above. ...

Thank you. To answer some questions above.

Have checked voltage at house and start batts with no increase in voltage.

The selector switch is on but no increase of voltage when the alt kick...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By Harbor Nights
Charging with the Alt.

Ok my brain is not working today. Came down to troubleshoot the alternator.

The alt puts out 13.9v at the positive orange wire and the amp and volt gauges all show an increase but the start and...
Forum: Power Systems 01-03-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,832
Posted By Harbor Nights
Thank you all for the answers. We do have...

Thank you all for the answers.

We do have an inverter but it is not wired for the stove/oven. The other reason for asking about running underway was as a back up should an alternator fail we...
Forum: Power Systems 12-23-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,832
Posted By Harbor Nights
Genset while underway

My genset is in the stern as is the pickup for the genset. It has the mushroom pickup and is an Onan 7.5.

What do you all think of a genset running at cruise of say 7-9kts. We would only need...
Forum: Power Systems 12-23-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,104
Posted By Harbor Nights
Hello Terry I too have the V555M. Recently...

Hello Terry
I too have the V555M. Recently purchased a boat with them. So far no problems and they seem to be healthy engines. I will say they are older engines but parts are around but may take a...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-05-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,518
Posted By Harbor Nights
Thanks for your answers. I think that two...

Thanks for your answers.

I think that two type 31s for the engines with the abilty to parallel them might be the best. The house bank has 4 trojan 105s which can also start the mains if need be ...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-04-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,518
Posted By Harbor Nights
Start Battery setups

Hello trying to find out how big of a battery i should have to start my mains. So far i dont see a requirement in the engine manual, but will look a 3rd time....

The current set up is one that i...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-01-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By Harbor Nights
Welcome to trawlers! You got a Very Nice...

Welcome to trawlers!
You got a Very Nice Looking Trawler. Looked at it when it was listed earlier this year. When do you bring it home?
We will look for you in the area. Enjoy the trip South
Forum: Ocean Alexander 10-29-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,596
Posted By Harbor Nights
We have a 1983 OA and so far we are very happy...

We have a 1983 OA and so far we are very happy with the boat. We brought the boat before the start of summer. Overall OA seems to have done a good job on the build. The boat is solid, very heavy...
Forum: Ocean Alexander 10-29-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,309
Posted By Harbor Nights
We have the v555M and just purchased the boat...

We have the v555M and just purchased the boat this summer. 215hp @3000. We had to think long and hard before we purchased this boat due to the 555. Everyone told me to stay away from the 555. But i...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-15-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Harbor Nights
Thank you Peter, have not talked with you in...

Thank you Peter, have not talked with you in awhile.
I will check that site out

We are enjoying the boat but having to do lots of little things due to how long it sat with very little use.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-15-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Harbor Nights
Esbar D7L

Can anyone point me to a copy of the operators manual or service Manual for this heater?
This is the older orange heater and i have been informed that parts are very hard to get hold of.
The...
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