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Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,343
Posted By Tomsmb
Our "new to us" American Tug has a Splendid...

Our "new to us" American Tug has a Splendid unvented combo. The first couple tries were not very promising but we have learned that patience and reading the manual can pay off. The last couple...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-18-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,047
Posted By Tomsmb
I thought "four 6Vdc batteries total" was pretty...

I thought "four 6Vdc batteries total" was pretty clear. If I misunderstood, I apologize.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-17-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,047
Posted By Tomsmb
6VDC Golf Cart Battery Question

[QUOTE=Alaskan Sea-Duction;404397]I believe it is now setting at 832AH. Each battery is rated at 208AH. A 4 battery bank, two connected in series to make 12Vdc (208AH), then each connected in...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Tomsmb
Mike Run a fairly hefty wire, like a 10AWG...

Mike
Run a fairly hefty wire, like a 10AWG from the main ground bus to a convenient location near your new installation and install another small buss for connecting items such as these as you add...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-03-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By Tomsmb
SSB/Ham Antenna on American Tug 34

I am buying an American Tug 34 and want to install a ham radio. What have other AT owners or Nordic Tug owners used for an Antenna?

I am a licensed ham. On my sailboat I made an antenna by...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,072
Posted By Tomsmb
We were advised by a sign company to use one of...

We were advised by a sign company to use one of the plastic razor blade scrapers (yes, it uses a plastic blade that looks like an old single edge razor blade) and then remove the sticky stuff using...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,253
Posted By Tomsmb
I believe you have used both your paravanes and...

I believe you have used both your paravanes and active stabilizers. In your opinion can a Krogen 42 be comfortable cruising the Bahamas and Caribbean with only paravanes?
Forum: General Maintenance 03-07-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,597
Posted By Tomsmb
I have used it to fill voids after removing...

I have used it to fill voids after removing rotted core material. It worked well for that. It tends to stay where you put it rather than running down the side of the work.
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 02-20-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,909
Posted By Tomsmb
Mike I think the fashion plates are the...

Mike
I think the fashion plates are the uprights between the side deck handrails and the boat deck. They look like they would be structural but I believe they are cosmetic covers over the actual...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-07-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By Tomsmb
I'm about ready to make the change also. Just...

I'm about ready to make the change also. Just need the right boat.

Good luck.
Forum: General Maintenance 01-06-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,949
Posted By Tomsmb
Oxalic acid is also an ingredient of many rust...

Oxalic acid is also an ingredient of many rust stain removers you can buy at the marine stores.
Forum: General Maintenance 01-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,949
Posted By Tomsmb
Oxalic Acid

Mike,
Oxalic acid is a good all around cleaner. It is a VERY mild acid. You can get it at hardware stores anywhere just look for "Wood Bleach" It comes in small plastic cup sized containers. It...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,502
Posted By Tomsmb
Its funny but could be dangerous.

Its funny but could be dangerous.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,502
Posted By Tomsmb
Using Osphocote

Layout the chain and brush on osphocote over the rusted areas. Let it dry. Then spray with cold galvanizing spray. You can find it in marine store as Zinc Coat Spray for $19.00 a can or at a...
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 12-19-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By Tomsmb
That twin Krogen shows up under a search for...

That twin Krogen shows up under a search for Krogan. Somehow they misspelled Krogen with an a.
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 12-19-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By Tomsmb
A Twin KK 42 Still on Yachtworld

There were 5 or 6 built according to a source at KK Yachts. There is one on Yachtworld with a current price of about $84000. It is in Ontario as of 12/19/2014.

Tom
Perseverance2
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 11-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
For Sale: Norcold portable
Views: 964
Posted By Tomsmb
Think Twice before selling

I got one of those 20 years ago when I bought my boat. After building in a refrain, I sold the Norcold and have been kicking myself ever since.
Forum: General Maintenance 10-09-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,113
Posted By Tomsmb
They look like Beckson ports to me. Maybe the...

They look like Beckson ports to me. Maybe the Becksons and the Bomars are the same. I'd do a search for each to find parts.
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 09-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,645
Posted By Tomsmb
KK42 Offset "Queen" master state room

I have been interested in a 42 with centerline queen. However, we see some interesting differences when you look at the offset berth including the availability of 2 heads and lower asking prices. ...
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 07-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,225
Posted By Tomsmb
I've been trying to join that Yahoo group but I...

I've been trying to join that Yahoo group but I get to a kind of cover page and it will go no further. What's the key. I've got my Yahoo ID and I've paid to join KrogenCruisers. What's next?
I'm...
Forum: Power Systems 06-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,141
Posted By Tomsmb
I had the Facet pump mentioned by "Manyboats". I...

I had the Facet pump mentioned by "Manyboats". I used one with a 50 HP Universal in a sailboat. Good pump and you can get one thru Napa auto parts.
Forum: Kadey - Krogen 05-23-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,572
Posted By Tomsmb
There is a Durbeck Seaton Trawler named Borrowed...

There is a Durbeck Seaton Trawler named Borrowed Horse that goes to Georgetown in the Bahamas. I'm not sure what size it is but it does not have the large foredeck like the one in the picture you...
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