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Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 06:43 PM
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Posted By klee wyck
Indeed. Simple solutions for simple minds. A...

Indeed. Simple solutions for simple minds. A very handy daily strategy in my agricultural/manufacturing day job....
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,851
Views: 672,119
Posted By klee wyck
Dude, There are a number of ways to deal with...

Dude,
There are a number of ways to deal with electrical conversion and a number of things to consider. I chose not to convert the 'boat' but instead to only convert the charging system.
If you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 11:02 AM
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Posted By klee wyck
sbu, My kind of boat as well... Based on my...

sbu,
My kind of boat as well...
Based on my experience out of Northern Europe I am going to estimate your cost to the Gulf to be around 35K to move this boat over. I was around 70K going thru the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-13-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 987
Posted By klee wyck
Surely not everyone's cup of tea but.... ...

Surely not everyone's cup of tea but....


For those of you that may want to avoid any electrical and pressure switches there is another way that I discovered when I got to know Libra's set up.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,856
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks for taking us along again guys. This...

Thanks for taking us along again guys.
This being my home turf I wondered what you guys would think of this trip and think I am seeing a little f what I might have expected in the paragraph above....
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,013
Posted By klee wyck
http://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZDuEEsti0NeZFjA8ty...

http://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZDuEEsti0NeZFjA8tyvgGUtMp6YQlXbW/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=5b43ae34

Short vid of bow wave/stern wave pair from Libra on a nice calm evening cruise yesterday. For a...
Forum: Power Systems 07-01-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
That s what I am talking about Cessna! Nice...

That s what I am talking about Cessna! Nice setup. You run across this stuff that someone thought long and hard about, selected the right material and design, and installed it to do what it was...
Forum: Power Systems 06-30-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Willy, I think that is an illusion, a...

Willy, I think that is an illusion, a photographic artifact, if you are seeing left right deviation. There is a downward angle on the sliding tractor driveline section but not lateral.
There is...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks Janice....and did you spot the 200V air...

Thanks Janice....and did you spot the 200V air compressor mounted above the power plant for air tools, needle gun, all the fun stuff? Now if I could just learn to run those tools better I could get...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
For sure on the boat ride Flywright. As a pilot,...

For sure on the boat ride Flywright. As a pilot, you are accustomed to putting your life at risk....this would be no different:D.

However, you must remember that when the Captain s off duty it is...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Still working on it Ted and yes, Foxtrot, plenty...

Still working on it Ted and yes, Foxtrot, plenty challenging sober and no chance other wise.
But that is how I roll I guess. Forty years ago I started my eight year education for a career in a...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Last one... The hydraulics are something I...

Last one...
The hydraulics are something I appreciate here.
For steering with autopilot or the jog lever the default is an engine driven pump that might be seen in the picture of the gear.
To...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Some others from the holy place.... Power...

Some others from the holy place....

Power plant is Mercedes 403V10 keel cooled with dry exhaust.
Power management photo is here for those following the amp hour question thread.
The tank and...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-29-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By klee wyck
I think the Victron monitor may be ok. If I look...

I think the Victron monitor may be ok. If I look at amp draw at no load and then start adding loads, the draws make sense to me. I suppose it had to be told what total beginning supply it was...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-29-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks to all with the quick replies. It seems...

Thanks to all with the quick replies. It seems it is as I think I was advised. It is indeed wired in series all the way thru the 12 cells.
Is it also true then when I think of the power...
Forum: Power Systems 06-29-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By klee wyck
Libras Holy Place

During the Seahorse thread I thought it might be useful to throw in a pic of the drive train in Libra but did not want to stomp on that thread.
I am throwing a few pics of that very unusual (I...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By klee wyck
Amp hour question for boat sparky

Attached are pictures of the battery spec labels and the wiring diagram for how these 12 batteries are connected. You will see immediately in the diagram that I missed drawing in one connection on...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,289
Posted By klee wyck
Hmmm..... Seems many of you have gone from 400...

Hmmm.....
Seems many of you have gone from 400 knots to 8 knots. Strange there has not been more injuries. I have been told that with race cars and airplanes, it is not the speed that kills you, it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,289
Posted By klee wyck
Not me.... but..... Pic is of my shop...

Not me....
but.....
Pic is of my shop foreman buzzing me a couple of hours ago in one of our hay fields so low that I could have high fived him thru the window.

For those that might appreciate...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-21-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,229
Posted By klee wyck
Oooh yes, that is nice! And a single green...

Oooh yes, that is nice! And a single green monster for propulsion. Well done and welcome aboard sir.
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By klee wyck
Yes, as above. We inherited the name with the...

Yes, as above. We inherited the name with the boat we bought six years ago and we liked the name and itís derivation. We kept it for that boat and used it for a screen name when we joined here.
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By klee wyck
Community kudos

Like any virtual community, on occasion a little sharp tongue bordering on mean spiritedness will sneak in here sending me temporarily into hibernation.

But...I think it is worth noting publicly...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-13-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By klee wyck
That is what I was thinking....I thought Al was a...

That is what I was thinking....I thought Al was a fisherman, turns out he is a yachtie! Spit shine!
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,933
Posted By klee wyck
I don't know anything about best but this is my...

I don't know anything about best but this is my set up on Klee Wyck.
The tails from the chain grabber to the loops are each 30 feet and are secured to the bollards (6 foot aft of bow both port and...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 06-08-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,434
Posted By klee wyck
Thanks to Mr. Insequent for the very generous...

Thanks to Mr. Insequent for the very generous reply to my inquiry.
I will be following along and hoping you have an excellent cruise experience on what is a very interesting (to me) stretch of the...
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