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Forum: Power Systems 04-24-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,446
Posted By Skinny
I would grab any numbers off of the carb and...

I would grab any numbers off of the carb and search using them instead of the generator info. I'm sure that carb has been on more than one engine. Worst case you can get a universal cable and rig it...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-07-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By Skinny
If it is not computer controlled, it really can't...

If it is not computer controlled, it really can't be more than a set of switches and loads. I would imagine the compressor runs off a pressure switch tied to a thermostat and the lights on a door...
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,195
Posted By Skinny
I can understand a small patch that you know is...

I can understand a small patch that you know is temporary over a few years and not wanting to commit to doing something in a grander scale. I have a few band aids as to only keep things from getting...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-06-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By Skinny
Probably the best move to go in disconnected for...

Probably the best move to go in disconnected for safety. You may end up having to energize the circuit to do some voltage checks internally though.

I can't speak from experience but many of the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-06-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By Skinny
I'm not sure what the unit looks like but any...

I'm not sure what the unit looks like but any other panels you could pull? Sometimes there is a sticker or diagram somewhere with a basic schematic.

Since none of the low voltage items work I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,117
Posted By Skinny
I think you should install a large concrete slab...

I think you should install a large concrete slab up in the V-berth and use solar to drop it's temperature during the day so you can sleep comfortable at night :)

I think the major power savings...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,212
Posted By Skinny
Mountains out of molehills... If you have...

Mountains out of molehills...

If you have steady access to propane, this is a no brainer. Propane burns cleaner which is easier on the oil and spark plug. It also means you have zero carb...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-31-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
Looks like money is still being discussed as the...

Looks like money is still being discussed as the definition of rich:banghead:

You can be poor and own a boat, probably would need a small set of hand tools and know how (or as I call it being...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
I agree, like it or not the evidence is right in...

I agree, like it or not the evidence is right in front of us. Technology has allowed us to overpopulate to a point that the Earth cannot sustain. Simply look at our mainstream food supply in this...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-29-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
Why? They are so closely related. I wasn't...

Why? They are so closely related. I wasn't looking for anyone's approval with that statement. Nothing I presented was opinion whether you like it or not. Denial is a comfortable place to be;)
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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-29-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
The Gates are also under fire for providing...

The Gates are also under fire for providing vaccines that kill people. Of course no one in our civilization will tell you that because they are in bed with the FDA...another Federal program looking...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-29-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
I hate to say this but we are one of the poorest...

I hate to say this but we are one of the poorest nations in the world...including all the one percent'ers flying around in their private jets. We live our lives on an individual instead of community...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-29-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
Does this mean that the "I hate people with...

Does this mean that the "I hate people with larger boats than me but my hatred is justified because they are unhappy" thread is coming to a close?
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-28-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
This is funny! This type of conversation only...

This is funny! This type of conversation only occurs on the boating forum I am a part of. Every other type of sport forum I am in would have been within the first page:

Uh, yeah who cares? I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,117
Posted By Skinny
I wonder if the guts inside the mini split are...

I wonder if the guts inside the mini split are all DC based and simply taking a standard AC feed at night.
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By Skinny
I would imagine $1900 would buy a whole lot of...

I would imagine $1900 would buy a whole lot of solar, batteries, and fridge!
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,117
Posted By Skinny
I think that is nothing special, just a variable...

I think that is nothing special, just a variable speed compressor mini split with a solar system wired to it. You could probably build that cheaper. I like the idea but you more than likely already...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
That is because the big three have cashed out on...

That is because the big three have cashed out on Americans "thinking" they need a 1 ton truck. Have you seen the sticker prices...ouch:eek:

In reality you could buy a nicely used International...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 03-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 35,113
Posted By Skinny
Yes please:thumb: Careful with that type of...

Yes please:thumb:

Careful with that type of setup, I know for a fact some states do not allow RV classification for anything with a 5th wheel:mad:

Anyone can be "rich"...if you behave...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 77,287
Posted By Skinny
Drone boats...how can we shoot them down? :rofl:

Drone boats...how can we shoot them down? :rofl:
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,538
Posted By Skinny
My generation:nonono: Don't worry, most will...

My generation:nonono:

Don't worry, most will be out of work and have no need or desire to use a car in the near future. Then drones will be needed:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,538
Posted By Skinny
The destruction is irrelevant, the point is that...

The destruction is irrelevant, the point is that something of that nature should require some form of mandatory training. I get the same feeling when I see some old timer driving a 400HP 40' Coach...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-23-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,663
Posted By Skinny
Uh...they should have spell checked the label...

Uh...they should have spell checked the label before hitting print:eek:
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,538
Posted By Skinny
Agreed OK, I understand that the "dumb"...

Agreed

OK, I understand that the "dumb" terminology I used may be abrasive and rather direct. I also understand there are many excellent untrained pilots in the world, probably just a natural born...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,538
Posted By Skinny
Yep, if you are dumb enough to take off in an UL...

Yep, if you are dumb enough to take off in an UL without any training you probably wouldn't do anything that would make you soil the underoos. Drones on the other hand are like an arcade game in that...
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