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Forum: General Maintenance 02-16-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By Seaisleman
I have a 1990 Grand Banks with the grey...

I have a 1990 Grand Banks with the grey freshwater piping. This is Polybutylene, more commonly known as Quest. There was a class action lawsuit in the early 90's involving homes piped with Quest. I...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-09-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Seaisleman
I have a 1990 Grand Banks with two refrigerator...

I have a 1990 Grand Banks with two refrigerator boxes and one freezer box, all three with cold plates, one raw water cooled compressor. The box drains for all three are not connected in any way to...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-19-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,506
Posted By Seaisleman
I may have some of the lights when it was on the...

I may have some of the lights when it was on the hard. I will try to find them for you. Give me a day or so, I am in the Keys.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-19-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,506
Posted By Seaisleman
I put four blue LED lights on my trim tabs. Two...

I put four blue LED lights on my trim tabs. Two per side. Used the relatively cheap ones, and only one small hole for wires above water line, so no issues there. Had two sets of the Perko...
Forum: Grand Banks 08-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,915
Posted By Seaisleman
I have a 1990 Grand Banks 46 Classic, hull # 80. ...

I have a 1990 Grand Banks 46 Classic, hull # 80. The owners manual reads height from DWL to top of mast: 28 ft- 4in.
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,972
Posted By Seaisleman
As we are now traveling back to NC from Keys, we...

As we are now traveling back to NC from Keys, we have figured out how to handle the rude and crazy boaters on the Florida ICW discussed in detail above. We just dock and stay tied up on Saturdays...
Forum: Power Systems 05-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,864
Posted By Seaisleman
We are traveling north back to NC from the Keys,...

We are traveling north back to NC from the Keys, and currently north of Daytona on the ICW. We have been running our 3208 TA's (375) around 1200 rpms for past couple of days, mainly due to all the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 03-04-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,307
Posted By Seaisleman
Don, I have lived and worked in the Salter...

Don,
I have lived and worked in the Salter Path/Indian Beach area since 2001, and as a GC, have worked with and around a lot of the "down east" folks. I never knew until tonight however, how to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,402
Posted By Seaisleman
We just this week arrived in Marathon from...

We just this week arrived in Marathon from Morehead City NC, 26 days. A little over 900 nm, and our first long distance cruise. We will head back to MHC in May, and hopefully to the West Coast of...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,593
Posted By Seaisleman
Dan, I have a 5212 Garmin touchscreen on my FB...

Dan,
I have a 5212 Garmin touchscreen on my FB helm station, and your idea of using a monitor in the lower helm peaked my interest. What type connection did you use for the output of the 4012?
I...
Forum: Grand Banks 02-07-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,156
Posted By Seaisleman
Have you noticed any brown smoke in the exhaust...

Have you noticed any brown smoke in the exhaust when running close to WOT? Coolant in combustion can often show up as brown smoke. Just another thing to check
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,521
Posted By Seaisleman
MMSI & DSC fully functional, registered, & hooked...

MMSI & DSC fully functional, registered, & hooked to GPS. Just do not have many other DSC numbers in the log.
Forum: Grand Banks 01-26-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,970
Posted By Seaisleman
Rick, The dry ice is a very good idea. I have...

Rick,
The dry ice is a very good idea. I have used that procedure in a very different non boating situation. My fuel tank had been cleaned and well ventilated for over two weeks before I started...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,515
Posted By Seaisleman
Wizard, I have a 1990 model Grand Banks 46...

Wizard,
I have a 1990 model Grand Banks 46 Classic. It had steel/black iron tanks, and so did a 1991 same model that I looked at before we bought. I have since replaced the port side steel tank with...
Forum: Power Systems 01-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,424
Posted By Seaisleman
Are all three tanks vented to a common vent, or...

Are all three tanks vented to a common vent, or are they each vented separately? My first thought would be vent(s) may be restricted. Insects love those vent holes if they don't have a screen on them.
Forum: Grand Banks 01-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,970
Posted By Seaisleman
RickB, I enjoy reading your responses and...

RickB,
I enjoy reading your responses and replies, due to your extensive technical knowledge. I did read the article you posted, and as most news articles do, it left a lot of details out, as to...
Forum: Grand Banks 01-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,970
Posted By Seaisleman
Seapilot, I would suggest to drain all fuel,...

Seapilot,
I would suggest to drain all fuel, and open as many inspection plates as you can. With a strong water hose nozzle, add about 10-15 gallons of water, and some non-ionic detergent, such as...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 12-17-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,764
Posted By Seaisleman
I am enjoying this thread. We live in Morehead...

I am enjoying this thread. We live in Morehead City area (Indian Beach), planning to leave for a trip to Marathon about mid January, and hopefully stay a few months. If no one has told you, there are...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 11-24-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By Seaisleman
Heading to the Keys in January from MHC-North...

Heading to the Keys in January from MHC-North Carolina. Thanks for the info.
Chuck Smith
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-15-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,307
Posted By Seaisleman
I have a Garmin 5212 MFD, and have installed a...

I have a Garmin 5212 MFD, and have installed a Maretron NEMA 2000 trunk line from my fly bridge to the engine room with "tees" for drops at various points in between. I am looking at a converter from...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 06-12-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,549
Posted By Seaisleman
Hi Tom, We met a few weeks ago at the Causeway...

Hi Tom,
We met a few weeks ago at the Causeway Marina in AB. There is going to be an open slip beside of us at the end of June, but not sure if it is spoken for or if liveaboards would be allowed....
Forum: Fuel Check 05-20-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,214
Posted By Seaisleman
That's a good price for MHC. We just topped off...

That's a good price for MHC. We just topped off at Osprey Marina on Sunday, may 19, and price is up to $3.75 per gal. With Boat US discount it was $3.65. Price just went up from $3.48 on Sat. ...
Forum: Power Systems 05-17-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,696
Posted By Seaisleman
Capt. Kangaroo, Yes, our housings have four...

Capt. Kangaroo,

Yes, our housings have four female bolts on the corners. Try Gregory Poole Marine Power @ 252-504-2640. They are the Cat dealers for much of NC. Lots of locations, so they can...
Forum: Power Systems 05-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,696
Posted By Seaisleman
We have the 3208's-375 hp. Bought new foam...

We have the 3208's-375 hp. Bought new foam filters from local Cat dealer in Beaufort about a year ago. If you cannot find them, you can wash your old foam filters in mineral sprits, couple of...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 05-09-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By Seaisleman
We are staying at the Osprey Marina tonight, on...

We are staying at the Osprey Marina tonight, on our way to Charleston. Filled tanks today at $3.48 per gal. with Boat US discount. Best price we have found yet. Nice folks and great little marina...
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