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Forum: Power Systems 06-26-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,188
Posted By Gabe n Em
We have the wider pan, use 15w40 (rotella t), and...

We have the wider pan, use 15w40 (rotella t), and can do both engines with a single 5 gallon bucket with a little to spare.
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 05-12-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Wanted: Trawler wanted
Views: 1,399
Posted By Gabe n Em
Our "In Sanity" checks all your boxes but the...

Our "In Sanity" checks all your boxes but the island bed. It's set to one side of the bow with steps up.

I just went for a cruise today in the rain to see if I could find any fish.

We have a...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 05-06-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
Aallrigghtt! She's back in the water, the...

Aallrigghtt!

She's back in the water, the slip is paid for for the season, and she's got two fresh coat of hydrocoat bottom paint. Asking $39,900. Any personal items that snuck into the photos do...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,541
Posted By Gabe n Em
Wow. Gorgeous.

Wow. Gorgeous.
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gabe n Em
In July we traveled that route. We were actually...

In July we traveled that route. We were actually going from Savannah to RI but, yeah.

We went up the Chesapeake and down the Delaware in 36 hours to stop at utschs for a night. We left early, and...
Forum: Power Systems 02-09-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,203
Posted By Gabe n Em
We have the same pump/ generator and have had...

We have the same pump/ generator and have had similar woes when using those blue "run dry" impellers. It would spin the hub out of them because they are plastic. the hubs need to be brass (bronze?) ....
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 02-09-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Gabe n Em
Maybe we're doing something wrong, or we've been...

Maybe we're doing something wrong, or we've been on boats too long. I was debating between the hurricane stories, the time we lost steering in the East River (NYC) during full ebb, and this story:
...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 02-08-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,903
Posted By Gabe n Em
Our mainship almost fits but is single stateroom....

Our mainship almost fits but is single stateroom. Under $40, turn key, twin Perkins diesels, huge salon for a 40'er with a slider out to the cockpit. I guess I need to re-post it. It's been a quiet...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Gabe n Em
Would it flip if it was towed by only one? ...

Would it flip if it was towed by only one?

We towed our 12' Livingston everywhere by a center eye between the hulls. No problems, it towed well at 7-8 kts. We'd clutch ahead on one engine as we...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,805
Posted By Gabe n Em
We're hauled out this winter, living in a rented...

We're hauled out this winter, living in a rented dirt home for the first time in 3+ year's. Yuck.

Luckily this allows us to not have to put the tools away so we can make dinner or sleep in the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-20-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Gabe n Em
You'll lose some performance. It may be...

You'll lose some performance. It may be negligible but there will be some scattering due to the rough surface. If they promised they'd cover it and didn't, I think it's pretty straightforward - they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,467
Posted By Gabe n Em
We just did that trip this summer on our way up...

We just did that trip this summer on our way up from Savannah. The East River was exciting with all the water taxis. We took 2 days, starting from Sandy Hook, stopping in oyster Bay the first night,...
Forum: Power Systems 01-14-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By Gabe n Em
Thanks Al, it does go up quickly from there. I...

Thanks Al, it does go up quickly from there. I haven't crunched the numbers but as soon as you try to go above 8 kts, over 1600 rpm, the gph seems to go through the roof.
Forum: Power Systems 01-13-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By Gabe n Em
We've got twin t6.3544m in our 40' mainship. We...

We've got twin t6.3544m in our 40' mainship. We do about 7.5 kts at 1500 RPM and get about 2mpg. Back that out and you get just shy of 4 gallons per hour total or just under 2gph per engine. This is...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 871,390
Posted By Gabe n Em
The work boat is in yard and this monster of an...

The work boat is in yard and this monster of an ocean tog is hauled out across from us.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,328
Posted By Gabe n Em
We did a similar upgrade to out engine room. It...

We did a similar upgrade to out engine room. It looked great and went in easy originally. I don't know if it's the voltage variations or the occasional high temps but we're starting to loose some of...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 01-04-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By Gabe n Em
Perkins 6.354 for sale

NOT MY ENGINES but I always keep my eyes open for them. In case anyone is looking, here's a guy selling a pair, one rto, one for parts
...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-04-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gabe n Em
Hi Mikey, Having been up and down the ditch...

Hi Mikey,
Having been up and down the ditch once, we feel you on the"excitement" of touching bottom. We never have but we've kicked up mud on a couple occasions. Quite a high pucker factor. A more...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-10-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
I was going to go down to the marina today to...

I was going to go down to the marina today to give the go-ahead to have it wrapped at their next convenience. If you're interested, we can hold off. I've sent you a pm with my number.

Gabe
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 12-05-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
Update: she's still available. She was hauled...

Update: she's still available. She was hauled yesterday for the year after a couple of great fishing weekends at Cox's ledge, 25 miles offshore. We've rented a dirt house for the winter. The boat...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 09-23-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
Thanks for the kind words everyone. I'm...

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

I'm just getting ashore after 3 weeks in the Caribbean for work. Em has a couple parties that have seen the boat and tells me they want to chat some more....
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,348
Posted By Gabe n Em
I'd wander over but im working. The ship I'm on...

I'd wander over but im working. The ship I'm on is tied up in Gulfport.

Good luck to you
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 08-31-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
Now with corrected photos! After a couple...

Now with corrected photos! After a couple requests, the photos have been fixed and are upright. Take another look
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 08-30-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
After little thinking, $33,000 takes it

After little thinking, $33,000 takes it
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 08-29-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,573
Posted By Gabe n Em
I forgot! Asking $40,000 but we'd love to see it...

I forgot! Asking $40,000 but we'd love to see it go before the winter so talk to us!
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