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Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By boomerang
I hang an ice eater (motor thing with a propeller...

I hang an ice eater (motor thing with a propeller to keep the water stirred up-mine isn't the ice eater brand) over the side of the dock each winter. It doesn't need to be run a lot because we're in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By boomerang
My assumption was that he installed the part...

My assumption was that he installed the part before he figured out he ordered the incorrect one & that's why the dealer wouldn't take it back.
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By boomerang
Exactly! The higher the tax, the quicker the pole...

Exactly! The higher the tax, the quicker the pole deviation will get fixed!
I also wonder if there shouldn't be a higher-than-fair tax levied on those owners with steel boats...surely just...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By boomerang
Honestly ,there isn't anything too misleading...

Honestly ,there isn't anything too misleading about how Garmin markets their products. Maybe a little confusing but not misleading. I would venture a guess that you purchased the system yourself &...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-14-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By boomerang
A complete thread drift here but are you saying...

A complete thread drift here but are you saying your centrifuge removed the dye during the normal fuel oil purifying as an unintended function or were you specifically looking to remove the coloring...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,327
Posted By boomerang
I had our Vesper AIS on an amplified Vesper...

I had our Vesper AIS on an amplified Vesper splitter that was connected to a run of the mill VHF antenna. Now I've reconfigured the antennas so that the AIS is on the antenna by itself & I can't tell...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,163
Posted By boomerang
We replaced the 2 original rinky-dink...

We replaced the 2 original rinky-dink incandescent light fixtures with 8 cheap Ebay 6" LED strip lights,4 on each side of the engine hatch framing looking downwards. What a difference they made!...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,896
Posted By boomerang
Wait a sec! Y’all are making fun of the PO???...

Wait a sec! Y’all are making fun of the PO??? You’re the ones who bought a boat with hosed up systems! It should be the other way around the way I see it!
PS... our boat was a huge POS when we...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,501
Posted By boomerang
^^^^^^^EXACTLY^^^^^ I'm sure that if someone...

^^^^^^^EXACTLY^^^^^

I'm sure that if someone is savvy enough to get on the forum they are aware of what the search button does. I see a lot of impolite replies on here almost always directed at...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,501
Posted By boomerang
This has to be one of the most profound ,yet...

This has to be one of the most profound ,yet succinct posts thats even been posted! :thumb:
Forum: General Maintenance 01-09-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,326
Posted By boomerang
When I read you got 3 years out of your bottom...

When I read you got 3 years out of your bottom paint job I was wondering what your secret was but then you disclosed it...the majority of time in fresh water. It must be nice!
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-09-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By boomerang
Nice cockpit door on a 34!

I stumbled across this 34 on craigslist and while it looks to be a nice boat for anyone interested, what really caught my eye was the cockpit door. It's only good for a port-side-to docking...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-08-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 332
Posted By boomerang
We have a Standard 2150 & an Icom 304 on the...

We have a Standard 2150 & an Icom 304 on the bridge and I have no complaints on either other than the Standard menu is a little clumsy when it comes to accessing the hailer/foghorn menu. Both have...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By boomerang
If I were going to have ours lifted via a...

If I were going to have ours lifted via a forklift I personally would want to make sure the forks were under the inboard stringers & the fuel tanks weren't full and then I'd still be happy when it...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-05-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By boomerang
Sidebar thread drift but Jay, get ready for me to...

Sidebar thread drift but Jay, get ready for me to reach out to you & request your input/wisdom regarding a model 1 repower. We've FINALLY neared the restoration of our 34 & I'm seriously...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 01-05-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By boomerang
Our calibrated tachs, and by calibrated I mean I...

Our calibrated tachs, and by calibrated I mean I adjusted with an ebay $15 laser tach which might or might not be accurate, both show 2550 WOT when the bottom is clean but we have a 160 Perkins...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By boomerang
Most unit's are no problem changing the name &...

Most unit's are no problem changing the name & vessel dimensions but the big hoop you'll need to jump through is changing the MMSI number or getting the PO to release the existing number to you.
Forum: General Maintenance 01-02-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By boomerang
One blister that seems more like an isolated...

One blister that seems more like an isolated incident to me. Whats up with what looks like paint wear on the shaft ahead of the cutlass bearing? I hope the motor mounts don't allow that much forward...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,354
Posted By boomerang
What was recommended was to try the epoxy method...

What was recommended was to try the epoxy method on a test piece of board. Not to fabricate the counter top out of particleboard.
Forum: General Maintenance 12-28-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,354
Posted By boomerang
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-28-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,246
Posted By boomerang
My thinking is a capacitor for starting wouldn't...

My thinking is a capacitor for starting wouldn't have enough backbone to get my perkins going on a cold morning. For both our current Perkins & the Detroit in our previous boat, on a cold morning I...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,354
Posted By boomerang
Landlocked, Thanks for the info! I hadn't given...

Landlocked, Thanks for the info! I hadn't given much thought to the effect UV might have. You know what? I'll still probably give it a go on both the salon & galley countertops though, because even a...
Forum: Power Systems 12-26-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,874
Posted By boomerang
That was rude. On Christmas day, no less. ...

That was rude. On Christmas day, no less.
Information is information & I'll readily listen to all of it. Being a "GURU" on here doesn't necessarily make one's posts accurate, that's for sure.
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By boomerang
This is my favorite decoration. The most...

This is my favorite decoration. The most expensive one too...
Our annual Christmas morning cruise.
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-23-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,180
Posted By boomerang
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W33HRc1A6c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7W33HRc1A6c
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