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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-10-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
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Thanks! I've sent it on to other SE AK captains...

Thanks! I've sent it on to other SE AK captains and fisherfolks.

Tator
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 11-09-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tator
This winter I will be adding pictures of our...

This winter I will be adding pictures of our rebuild, including decks, to the Bluewater page. Take my advice, plan on replacing-not patching!

Tator
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 11-04-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tator
Yes, we leave her in the water all tarped up in...

Yes, we leave her in the water all tarped up in Petersburg. As much as we wish we could have her back in Puget Sound to work on her during the winter, we got tired of making the trip up and down...
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 11-04-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tator
Got back from AK towards the end of Sept. Hoping...

Got back from AK towards the end of Sept. Hoping to get pictures of our rebuild 2004-2005 posted to the Bluewater section this month.

Tator
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 11-03-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tator
Looks great! For us-because we fish a lot out of...

Looks great! For us-because we fish a lot out of the cockpit-it always seemed that a further extension would cause problems setting and fighting fish. Already have had several ferrules broken by...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 11-03-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Tator
I need the post and arm assembly for the...

I need the post and arm assembly for the governor.
Tator
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 10-27-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,561
Posted By Tator
Considering that this post started 10 days ago...

Considering that this post started 10 days ago and the OP was then currently in Seattle, I think that ferry has sailed.

Tator
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-21-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Tator
We had problems all summer in SE Alaska with the...

We had problems all summer in SE Alaska with the NOAA weather radio. The Cape Fanshaw weather radio was down all summer and through Sept. and may still be.

We contacted NOAA who told us that the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By Tator
My Napa dealer in Petersburg AK says they have...

My Napa dealer in Petersburg AK says they have them. I was going to put on a set and he talked me into waiting until I'm back in May and they go one sale.

Tator
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 10-16-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,561
Posted By Tator
Walk on the Bainbridge ferry and take in downtown...

Walk on the Bainbridge ferry and take in downtown Winslow on Bainbridge Island. Plenty of places to eat within walking distance. The Bremerton ferry gives you a longer ride through the passages with...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 10-02-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,318
Posted By Tator
Don't forget fuel injection pumps, main FW pumps,...

Don't forget fuel injection pumps, main FW pumps, outboard fuel pump, salt water pump, webasto fuel pump, oil change pump etc. On my boat, I think I counted 47 various pumps.

Tator
Forum: General Maintenance 09-30-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Tator
I would definitely not use oxalic acid or the...

I would definitely not use oxalic acid or the Lysol toilet bowl cleaner on any finished interior/exterior wood. I am not sure what exactly you mean by the wood darkening. I use a blue Costco sponge...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tator
Interesting. Getting the same crap in SE Alaska...

Interesting. Getting the same crap in SE Alaska in regards to Fanshaw weather radio being out all Summer. NOAA told us it was up to the Coast Guard and they told us that they have other priorities...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-22-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Tator
Hell with the PM! We're having the exact same...

Hell with the PM! We're having the exact same problem. On my list to tear in to soon, but any help would be appreciated. Duckbills are a year old. Holds water fine.

Tator
Forum: Tug Designs 08-22-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Tator
Curious as to how easy the self adhesive squares...

Curious as to how easy the self adhesive squares are to remove?

Tator
Forum: Power Systems 08-17-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Tator
My stop solenoid pulls the rod forward to stop...

My stop solenoid pulls the rod forward to stop the flow of fuel. When not activated, it goes to the rear. If I remove the arm, the lever on the pump will go back at least another inch. The rod is...
Forum: Power Systems 08-17-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Tator
120 lehman stop arm adjustment

For the 14 years I've owned our boat our port engine has taken awhile to start. The longer it sits without being run, the longer it takes to start-up to 30sec of cranking. Also, have to give it a...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Tator
We use Boeshield on our door rollers. Works...

We use Boeshield on our door rollers. Works great!

Tator
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-13-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Tator
Sorry that I wasn't clearer. For example in bulk...

Sorry that I wasn't clearer. For example in bulk charge, while viewing my Link 1000, I might see the reading of DC amps into the bank go randomly 125, 121,108,114, 106 all within a couple of seconds....
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Tator
Inverter/charger variable charging rate

I have a Heart 25 inverter/charger. I have noticed that more often then not, my charging rate will fluctuate rapidly by up to 20 amps. About 20% of the time it's spot on. No problem when charging...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-10-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Tator
Not sure if Phil Andrus is still working (or on...

Not sure if Phil Andrus is still working (or on this earth). If so, top rate electrician and good guy. He was my mentor when we totally rewired Oz back in 2005.
Tator
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 07-13-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Tator
Thanks for the information. We love our...

Thanks for the information. We love our Bluewater and it has served us well up in Alaska for 14 years.

Tator
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,059
Posted By Tator
In thinking more about this, I think we are going...

In thinking more about this, I think we are going to start scoring our halibut into our normal serving sizes-cutting through the meat but not the skin. We can then fold the quarter fish and fit it in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,059
Posted By Tator
This has always been one of our concerns as we...

This has always been one of our concerns as we live on our boat in SE AK for 4-5 months a year. While we support the goals of NOAA for this program, we agree that the rules make little sense for...
Forum: Bluewater Trawlers 05-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,551
Posted By Tator
I have a ton of pictures. I'll try to post when...

I have a ton of pictures. I'll try to post when we get back in Sept. I'm not the handiest person on the computer.

tator
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