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Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mule
The stretch of a nylon snubber reducing shock...

The stretch of a nylon snubber reducing shock might also be a factor for both comfort and helping the equipment.

Regarding my verbiage of “grabber” vs “grip” in post 7. Grabber was sometimes...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mule
There is a grabber made for that. Try a rigging...

There is a grabber made for that. Try a rigging store or a lineman supply site. I am assuming you have a reel of stainless cable (stran). Put the grabber on, clamp it with nylon rigged then let...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 02-11-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By Mule
On a MS34 I put an 8D AGM under the V Berth. 2...

On a MS34 I put an 8D AGM under the V Berth. 2 or 3 foot wire run to the thruster a bit more to the windlass. For charging, a small solar panel on the eyebrow handled the charging nicely. No large...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mule
RT. Ur cold.

RT. Ur cold.
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mule
At 5 11 and 270 I have license.. Portland Pudgy?...

At 5 11 and 270 I have license.. Portland Pudgy?

My Present is good.. EXCLUDING the engine room.
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,091
Posted By Mule
. Ok, back to Electric vs Gas vs Charcoal. ...

. Ok, back to Electric vs Gas vs Charcoal.

I have a rail mounted Weber 1200 with stock griddle 1/2 so I can grill or griddle (is that word as a verb?). I really miss low temp smoking of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mule
Proven boats break too. Every time you leave the...

Proven boats break too. Every time you leave the pier is a crapshoot, though there is a lot you can do to load the dice in your favor.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 01-24-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By Mule
perfect!

perfect!
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By Mule
The AC units by Frost King really look good, I...

The AC units by Frost King really look good, I guess the most efficient units out there. Even after using an inverter. Pretty pricey though.
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By Mule
Each one pulls 2.5 amps @12 volts or 30 Watts. I...

Each one pulls 2.5 amps @12 volts or 30 Watts. I generally shut down the 2 refrigerators at bed time, often running the Genset for hot water and battery charge for awhile before. Come AM my house...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mule
On my MS 34MK 1 I put a big 8D next to the...

On my MS 34MK 1 I put a big 8D next to the biggest Vetus thruster recommended. I then put a solar panel, controlled, as only charging source. I wired it up with much smaller gauge wire from the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By Mule
I have 3 Engles. I live aboard. I do not have...

I have 3 Engles. I live aboard. I do not have them plugged into AC at all.. 3+ years and not a hiccup. 2.5 amps @ 12v while running. 2 swing door and one used as a freezer, raise lid. Happy!
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Mule
Well, I am a trawler guy. Still, if doomsday...

Well, I am a trawler guy. Still, if doomsday arrives I will pass on the 2.5 Million Daskew here in the yard and commandeer one of the seaworthy sail boats. Waterworld would makes the procrument of...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-17-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mule
Nailed it!:thumb:

Nailed it!:thumb:
Forum: Classifieds 01-15-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mule
Sounds to me like you are looking for a Mainship...

Sounds to me like you are looking for a Mainship 34 Mk1. Get one that has already been refit. Weakness, leaky bridgedeck, cockpit deck. Leaks above galley. Poor lower helm, but will do in bad...
Forum: Classifieds 01-15-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Mule
Stressless with one foot stool to share. Wear...

Stressless with one foot stool to share. Wear like iron, sized for comfort and very comfortable. They take up very little floor space in comparison. Down side, pricy. The cost per day of use is...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-15-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Mule
The rebuild kit is a few gaskets and a handful of...

The rebuild kit is a few gaskets and a handful of o rings. Check it out on u tube. I paid to have it done, $75 Labor. Likely need shortie wrenches to work in crowded space for removal-install. I...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mule
I am in Fort Pierce. I have Direct TV, piling...

I am in Fort Pierce. I have Direct TV, piling mounted Dish. We are going to start using the boat for more than a condo so I installed an antenna feed. ABC is it..that’s all worth watching the rest...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,689
Posted By Mule
I found it anyway. Thanks

I found it anyway. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,689
Posted By Mule
Do you have any additional info on this. Mfgrs,...

Do you have any additional info on this. Mfgrs, website what ever. Thanks
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 01-10-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,411
Posted By Mule
See post #5 by Ranger. Almost impossible to...

See post #5 by Ranger. Almost impossible to change out power and come out on it. The shafting, proper propping and nothing fitting so then it is custom fit time. It just goes on and on when...
Forum: Classifieds 01-10-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By Mule
To new owner, do a search on here for my list of...

To new owner, do a search on here for my list of work arounds for Mitsubishi parts and save 2/3 to 3/4.
Forum: Cruising and Events - Gulf Coast 01-08-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,221
Posted By Mule
I lived in a covered slip at St Pete Municipal...

I lived in a covered slip at St Pete Municipal 2years. Left 4 years ago. I hope they have the crime issue south of the Marina under better control. Only time I ever pulled, hope the last. I...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-06-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 14,689
Posted By Mule
We have, in Fort Pierce, right downtown, one of...

We have, in Fort Pierce, right downtown, one of the closest businesses to the City Marina, Sail Fish (not so micro) Brewery. Excellent IPA, Pilsners, Stouts and on and on and on. You will most all...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mule
Take a look at Phasor. They use Kobota as does...

Take a look at Phasor. They use Kobota as does NexGen. big plus..... tractor parts w/o the extortion of “Marine” ah la Westerbeke. The small Phasor is quite, small and is an 1800 unit.
I had a one...
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