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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By psneeld
You can probably also mount a stainless whip and...

You can probably also mount a stainless whip and use an adapter to connect a hand held to the whip.

For those times your range from the mothership increases.

Good range with flexibility.
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By psneeld
Well, if the big round thingy makes it to FT...

Well, if the big round thingy makes it to FT Pierce by Feb..... I will explain it over a tall rum....sloooowly.
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By psneeld
Sure you could Irv..... They dumb it down...

Sure you could Irv.....

They dumb it down appropriately....obviously no need on Ted's. ;)

For me, my last sample report came back.... "Oooooh boy, be careful Mr. Scooter...inside you big...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,300
Posted By psneeld
Situational awareness and lighting are only...

Situational awareness and lighting are only connected a tiny bit in my mind. Seeing something or not....for whatever reason.... AND comprehending its threat and your ability to mitigate it to me...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,539
Posted By psneeld
M/V has always been motor vessel in my world.... ...

M/V has always been motor vessel in my world....

When calling a bridge use motor yacht or vessel..... or recreational vessel.... or manufacturer....

No one really cares .....except a few who...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,300
Posted By psneeld
Nothing nonsensical in letting science alter...

Nothing nonsensical in letting science alter tradition if its not perfect.
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,668
Posted By psneeld
Two flags to fly "BELOW" your yachting club...

Two flags to fly "BELOW" your yachting club burgee?
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 10-14-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By psneeld
Some narine electronics places will wire in a new...

Some narine electronics places will wire in a new mic....check around....as it will be a big chunk of what a new, inexpensive radio might cost.

Standard Horizon has a rebate program going on...a...
Forum: How To Use The Forum, Site News & Account Concerns 10-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By psneeld
I might question what determines them to be "good...

I might question what determines them to be "good at their jobs"....

Seems to be a hot topic every time surveyors come into question.

As long as specifics are stated about the survey, it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 4,668
Posted By psneeld
I thought about it for a moment.....he didn't say...

I thought about it for a moment.....he didn't say the USA red, white and blue.. could have been some other country...or any or all...which is what I am hoping that it is nothing more than many are...
Forum: Power Systems 10-14-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By psneeld
When I left the USCG 19 years ago, vibration...

When I left the USCG 19 years ago, vibration analysis for aircraft part maintenance (versus time) was under study as the airlines were also looking at it and/or implementing it with FAA approval.
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By psneeld
Its my guess thats why the machine screws have...

Its my guess thats why the machine screws have round, slotted heads for a screwdriver (at least on mine) instead of hex heads for a socket and wrench.
Forum: Power Systems 10-14-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By psneeld
I do it while cruising to see if I am getting...

I do it while cruising to see if I am getting trace antifreeze or fuel in my oil...catch it early to provide better planning and maintenance.

Seeing wear trends also helos as if you can do...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,942
Posted By psneeld
Not really....never had to worry about bow...

Not really....never had to worry about bow pulpits and swim platforms till marinas started charging for them...or try to keep fairways clear of them.

Thankfully many marinas still don't care and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 788
Posted By psneeld
Same for the 8kWs...2 pumps, same impellers but...

Same for the 8kWs...2 pumps, same impellers but different pins...good news is you can push the pins out and swap them, I made a spare by grinding off a hair on the spare pin.
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By psneeld
One trouble I have noticed is the cork gasket...

One trouble I have noticed is the cork gasket hardens pretty fast...read some place it is a one time use gasket...so torque values might have to be "adjusted" to get all the screws tight and thd...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By psneeld
Dont sweat leaks, sweat gushers.:D

Dont sweat leaks, sweat gushers.:D
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,676
Posted By psneeld
There's a huge difference in cruising, running...

There's a huge difference in cruising, running hard in good to bad conditions and survival.

Trying to say any hull is "right", best", or "survivable" in varied conditions is only atrempted by the...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 10-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,338
Posted By psneeld
Oooops...no photo...

Oooops...no photo...
Forum: General Maintenance 10-12-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,639
Posted By psneeld
My Albin had teak blocks in the flybridge and...

My Albin had teak blocks in the flybridge and plywood in the main decks...less prone but still rotten in places..?several soft spots up and down.

Fuel tank replacement...$10,000 grand plus or...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-12-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By psneeld
Doesnt sound normal to me...the other way around...

Doesnt sound normal to me...the other way around seems to be the normal progression of things.
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By psneeld
Lift pump is on other side, could just be...

Lift pump is on other side, could just be dripping down fron valve cover as my aft motor mounts usually have a bit of oil in them after a long run.
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By psneeld
Thats the reason for the red bouy...makes sense...

Thats the reason for the red bouy...makes sense to me if looking at a chart. You cant go by bouys unless you have observed on a chart what they mark.

If not anchoring behind the jetty and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
Posted By psneeld
I make mistakes that hopefully I correct before...

I make mistakes that hopefully I correct before they become big problems.

That's what I was always taught and tried to adhere to.

Flying a helo around at sea level at night, at 60 plus knots,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-10-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,352
Posted By psneeld
My Shakespeare TVantenna is noticeably better...

My Shakespeare TVantenna is noticeably better than tbe cheap RCA, tape and plastic sheet type antennas..... probably because the amplifier looks noticeably better.

Home type ones I am sure can be...
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