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Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:45 AM
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I saw several Mitsubishi Slim split air...

I saw several Mitsubishi Slim split air conditioner systems on the US CGA Barque Eagle while it stopped off in Port Canaveral last year. Apparently it is air conditioned and some areas are cooled by...
Forum: Diesel Duck Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,053
Posted By stubones99
problems with a holesaw...

Most holesaws have a limited depth to about 2-3 inches, and specialized ones can go to about 8 inches. At that point, you'll have to remove the plug and continue on. Since you already have a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,755
Posted By stubones99
He was probably the husband yelling at his...

He was probably the husband yelling at his wife.... That's why he's pissed.

Probably froze his humor bits off last winter!
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By stubones99
Relative Humidity and creature comfort

So the temperature in the room was in the solid 90's all night, humidity about 50%, and with a fan on it was warm but not inhumane!

My conclusion is that up to a point, humidity is a bigger...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-22-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,150
Posted By stubones99
A mild vinegar and water solution works just as...

A mild vinegar and water solution works just as well but does not risk any chorine / bromine & aluminum reaction. Once a month, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 3/4 cup water into the pan and drain line.
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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-20-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By stubones99
Did you see where it showed 24vdc and 50 cycles?...

Did you see where it showed 24vdc and 50 cycles? DC doesn't have cycles.
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,862
Posted By stubones99
I always thought it was...

I always thought it was...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By stubones99
Check Amazon ; search for grill cloth or grill...

Check Amazon ; search for grill cloth or grill fabric
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By stubones99
Used to be Radio Shack carried it... but they're...

Used to be Radio Shack carried it... but they're gone now.

Search for it on Amazon "Speaker Grill Cloth" and you'll find quite a few options.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By stubones99
I have this one at home: ...

I have this one at home:
https://www.amazon.com/iSpring-RCC7-Filtration-Softener-Certified/dp/B003XELTTG?ref=ast_p_ei

and it works well. It removes all the florida tastes from the water and...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-13-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By stubones99
Bob, Isn't this pretty close to yours? ...

Bob,

Isn't this pretty close to yours?

A bridle would hook the anchor chain off the bow and each leg would come aboard the boat via the hawse pipes and hook around the cleat. That's one reason...
Forum: Diesel Duck 06-13-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,053
Posted By stubones99
Simple to weld in a new tube if all you're going...

Simple to weld in a new tube if all you're going to do is weld the ends. Probably you'll have to cut the hull open and make room, then weld the tube in, and weld the wound closed.

The problem is...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 06-13-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,070
Posted By stubones99
Use an Mantus Bridle and tie off to the two...

Use an Mantus Bridle and tie off to the two forward cleats on either side of the bow. That way, you have stretch, and keep the boat from hunting in wind, and if chafing cuts one line, you still have...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 06-13-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,315
Posted By stubones99
Drag a couple of grapple hooks from the bow just...

Drag a couple of grapple hooks from the bow just below the waterline and relocate the offending pots?
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 06-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,315
Posted By stubones99
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JImiuemabIY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JImiuemabIY

Apparently some work on some lines, nets and tarps..

Looks like the video says the cutter near the leading edge of the prop is the best location for...
Forum: Fuel Check 06-12-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By stubones99
Don't use a shop vac :)

Don't use a shop vac :)
Forum: Diesel Duck 06-12-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,053
Posted By stubones99
If you're docked, you could double up the lines...

If you're docked, you could double up the lines and do a bollard pull rather than running for a half hour in a straight line. In a past project, we did a vibration analysis and they used 3-4 pucks...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 660,821
Posted By stubones99
Only inboard option is the Volvo Penta engines??

Only inboard option is the Volvo Penta engines??
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 06-12-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,315
Posted By stubones99
A good case for line cutters / spurs on the prop...

A good case for line cutters / spurs on the prop shaft...
Forum: Power Systems 06-12-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By stubones99
So the flange bearing isn't a thrust bearing? ...

So the flange bearing isn't a thrust bearing?

Does the fixed shaft move underway?
Forum: Power Systems 06-12-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By stubones99
It looks like SigmaDrive's solution is a CV...

It looks like SigmaDrive's solution is a CV joint, which is OK, but needs lubrication...

What about this?
https://www.thompsoncouplings.com/products/the-thompson-couplings/
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,422
Posted By stubones99
the spinning part of a compass with the...

the spinning part of a compass with the directions printed on it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 660,821
Posted By stubones99
Did you see the outboard bracket on the swim...

Did you see the outboard bracket on the swim platform?

Edit; looks like OldDan beat me to it...
Forum: Diesel Duck 06-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,053
Posted By stubones99
I understand, assuming the telescoping part is is...

I understand, assuming the telescoping part is is square or some other shape with a matching center rod. I've seen these take up to 1000 RPM.

If the U joint yokes are in good alignment and there...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-11-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,409
Posted By stubones99
Most of the soft start / capacitor kits also...

Most of the soft start / capacitor kits also stage what gets started so you start the fans first and let them stabilize, then start the compressor (or perhaps reversed??) When you start everything at...
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