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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 11:43 AM
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An update that I ordered the Wenger from what...

An update that I ordered the Wenger from what seemed to be the last place on earth that had them available....Amazon...but after a few days they canceled my order. Discontinued, all stock depleted. ...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-01-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Dune
Dock to boat shore power connector fried...theories as to why ?

Happened sometime during the week, one leg of 220 destroyed/melted at the boat connector (i.e. 110 house current works but 220 A/C units don't). Connection at boat was good...twisted and locked. No...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Dune
I like it... so went looking on the web and only...

I like it... so went looking on the web and only source I find is Amazon .. with “one to three month” delivery ... WTF ??

Overstock.com had some but now out of stock... the curiosity with theirs...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Dune
Yep... on phone...remove from pocket, scroll to...

Yep... on phone...remove from pocket, scroll to app icon, press icon, press location, click "week", note times, find next low or high, phone back in pocket, remember what you just found out, or you...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Dune
Of course you can, and I do exactly that....but...

Of course you can, and I do exactly that....but it's so convenient to just look at your wrist anytime and see a graphic of the tide state rather than fumbling with the phone you have to extract from...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,475
Posted By Dune
Tide wrist watch exist where tide state is the prime directive

For example I have a "Tide Watch" (presumably the company name) from the mid 90's that fits the bill. As the latest programmable date was 1999, these watches became unavailable as the year 2000...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-13-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Dune
Tried calling Half Moon a few times and only get...

Tried calling Half Moon a few times and only get a fax beep...so I call their fax number and that one is disconnected ! Emailed them via the address on their Facebook page...maybe someone will...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-10-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Dune
Cool Hilton Head Island to Cumberland Island suggestions ?

At average speed of 5 knots (this, not in my regular boat). No generator in this one so I envision staying at perhaps Isle of Hope first night...but where to stay on next round that has a 30 amp...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 06-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Dune
Exclamation Ocean Breeze (reverse cycle A/C) tale of woe

Cruisair unit (8K BTU as I recall) compressor went out over 2 years ago. Rather than replace just the compressor as I had done successfully on another Crusair unit, I decided this time to replace...
Forum: Power Systems 06-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
That was it folks. Been so long since that...

That was it folks. Been so long since that happened I forgot it was even possible. Now I wonder if I should just loosen the one screw on the port engine handle and line it up with the starboard...
Forum: Power Systems 06-01-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
OMG....Yes...I'll bet that's all it is... that...

OMG....Yes...I'll bet that's all it is... that would make perfect sense as I was making sure the tranny engagements worked right before I shut it down and turned off the shore power.... and now that...
Forum: Power Systems 06-01-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
Forgot to mention in last post that there are a...

Forgot to mention in last post that there are a couple of fuses involved in the system but they are both good and their receptacles are showing continuity at the wires as well.

A wiring diagram of...
Forum: Power Systems 05-31-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
No....dead as a doornail when I press the start...

No....dead as a doornail when I press the start button in the engine room....even the voltmeter stays exactly on 13.5 volts, but curiously when attempting start via toggle switch at the helm, the...
Forum: Power Systems 05-31-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
Nice, thanks everyone. Will let you know what I...

Nice, thanks everyone. Will let you know what I find out eventually.
Forum: Power Systems 05-30-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Dune
1993 Detroit 12V71TA goes from starting perfectly to starter not working at all after

the shore power was disconnected. So figure maybe batteries getting weak, reconnect shore power and it's starter still does nothing. Something similar happened years ago to the same engine (port)...
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Dune
Right, that's what I'm talking about...but it has...

Right, that's what I'm talking about...but it has more than one...there is a small black one on the board hidden from view under the start solenoid. But more likely it is the clear enclosure larger...
Forum: Power Systems 03-21-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Dune
Do you mean the clear "ice cube" one or one of...

Do you mean the clear "ice cube" one or one of the smaller black relays ? On machine tools those ice cube types are always plugged into a socket so slightly annoying this one is soldered on, as...
Forum: Power Systems 03-19-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Dune
Question Onan 20kw generator control module electrical problems

1993 vintage MDL4 model. Main problem was the "on/off" red rocker would trip the instant I positioned the black rocker in either preheat or start modes. I finally traced the problem to a short in...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-16-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
Yep.... not to mention the fact that as...

Yep.... not to mention the fact that as previously mentioned, on a Cablemaster the boat connection end of the cord is hard wired inside the boat...there is no plug to swap.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-16-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
Some people just can't resist blurting out , "I...

Some people just can't resist blurting out , "I don't need no stinkin'______________" (fill in the blank)

Makes themselves fell superior in some way I guess. To restate, this is not a big deal...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-15-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
Yep, exactly.

Yep, exactly.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-15-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
Good grief.... with the Cablemaster with just the...

Good grief.... with the Cablemaster with just the touch of toggle switch, you can pay out only the cable you need instead of lugging around an entire long cable. Plus it was "free"...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-15-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
Thanks for that Wes....spot on.

Thanks for that Wes....spot on.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-15-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
I see it as little to do about something....if...

I see it as little to do about something....if the cord is clean already, assuming a calm wind day, what could be easier than aiming an aerosol can at a cable jacket ?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-15-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,870
Posted By Dune
thanks Firefly,,,the yellow looks close...may be...

thanks Firefly,,,the yellow looks close...may be too glossy but worth a try
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