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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-23-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By slowandsteady
Good memory Cigatoo! I set the baud rate on both...

Good memory Cigatoo! I set the baud rate on both ports to 4800.

Gdavid, I messed around with the settings on both ports. Itís been a few weeks since I did it but Iíll try again this weekend.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-23-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By slowandsteady
I have both manuals and I did look at these exact...

I have both manuals and I did look at these exact schematics and I probably guessed right, Iím not sure, with no joy. Iíll have to try it again.
Someone told me that my old GPS may not even be...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-23-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By slowandsteady
USB outlets ghosting loads

Wonít the ďcigarette lighterĒ socket ever go away? Has anyone ever put a cigarette lighter in their 12v receptacle on their boat? I would rather update the 3 I have to USB ports. Thatís all they...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-23-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By slowandsteady
So all the responses above are from very...

So all the responses above are from very knowledgeable people that seem to have been through this themselves. I knew my post would get quality responses. But would anyone like to give me which...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-23-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By slowandsteady
Ok...itís a very old Garmin GPS, a 182C and a...

Ok...itís a very old Garmin GPS, a 182C and a Standard Horizon GX1600. Itís just not a priority to upgrade the GPS since I cruise mostly in familiar waters, in site of land and when I do venture out...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-22-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By slowandsteady
Linking GPS to Radio

I just acquired a new Standard Horizon VHF radio and I would like to link it to my old Garmin GPS. The manuals both say they are NMEA 0183 compatible. I spent some time trying to link them up to no...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 06-01-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
For Sale: Alvin
Views: 1,004
Posted By slowandsteady
Damn autocorrect. ALBIN !!!

Damn autocorrect. ALBIN !!!
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 06-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
For Sale: Alvin
Views: 1,004
Posted By slowandsteady
Alvin

My friend is selling this boat. Looks like a nice one if anyone is interested.

https://southcoast.craigslist.org/boa/d/north-kingstown-1986-albin-trawler/6900675041.html89624
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 10-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,434
Posted By slowandsteady
Beautiful boat! You listed the upgrades...

Beautiful boat!
You listed the upgrades twice...
You listed the upgrades twice...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 09-27-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By slowandsteady
Need more space on the positive terminal of house bank

These are the cables I used when I upgraded both battery banks. Two pairs of group 31 AGMís from East Penn Manufacturing (DEKA). Plenty of places to bolt on connections.81252
Forum: Power Systems 09-11-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By slowandsteady
Definitely pulling it this week and bringing to a...

Definitely pulling it this week and bringing to a shop to get it looked at/repaired.
Forum: Power Systems 09-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By slowandsteady
Alternator

Late last season the needles on both my tachs, bridge and lower helm, started bouncing. This season neither work and my the gauge says that I am only charging at around 10 volts. There does not...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,305
Posted By slowandsteady
Damn....I'm of that certain age.... ...

Damn....I'm of that certain age....

Phonetically spelled " Alba-coy-key""
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-29-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By slowandsteady
Iíve watched every episode and eagerly await each...

Iíve watched every episode and eagerly await each new episode. Heís a truly impressive young man and I canít wait to see the finished product.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-14-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By slowandsteady
Slow draining sink - SOLVED!

Silly me, I would have just taken it all apart and cleaned it out.
Not to be taken as a wise assed reply, but I take everything apart. Sometimes more than once.....
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-14-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By slowandsteady
Thanks for all the very useful replies. I was...

Thanks for all the very useful replies. I was leaning towards the 16,000 btu unit.
Chris K, did you install your unit where the waste receptacle is beside the fridge or did you install it in the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-13-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By slowandsteady
Air Conditioning size for 1983 Mainship 34

Seriously considering installing AC on my boat. I know there are cheaper ways to get cool on these boats but I want to install marine AC. My question is what size? 16,000 BTU or is 12,000 enough? ...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-12-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,474
Posted By slowandsteady
How do you use your "classic" Mainship 34?

We canít seem to use ours enough, due to the wifeís health concerns, work or other obligations. We do as many weekends as we can at anchor or mooring. 3-4 days at Block Island in September happened...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 05-27-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 137
Wanted: 34 Mainship MK1
Views: 13,262
Posted By slowandsteady
Have a look at this one. ...

Have a look at this one.
https://providence.craigslist.org/boa/d/1984-mainship-34/6594834398.html
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-23-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By slowandsteady
I replaced all the bulbs in my overhead fixtures...

I replaced all the bulbs in my overhead fixtures with LEDís I found in an auto parts store. I didnít do anything with the reading lamps in the vee berth yet.
Forum: General Maintenance 02-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,040
Posted By slowandsteady
Best paint for boot top stripe

Iím starting to think of redoing my bootstripe also. The colors on my boat are gray and black. I have already found tape for the stripe on the sides of the cabin, about 4 ď wide and I would like to...
Forum: Power Systems 08-24-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By slowandsteady
I believe they're just run-of-the-mill studs, one...

I believe they're just run-of-the-mill studs, one end fine thread the other coarse. I forgot what size they were, 5/16, 3/8 maybe?
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,556
Posted By slowandsteady
We just bought a sofa with 3 recliners from...

We just bought a sofa with 3 recliners from RecPro. $899.00, free shipping. Looks great, very comfortable. ...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-21-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,733
Posted By slowandsteady
Considering buying a 34 Mainship

50k is more than enough for a mid 80's 34III. I know of one that is for sale, cruise ready and the owners spent a ton of money recently on upgrades. It's listed for $35,900. And worth every penny....
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 08-17-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,171
Posted By slowandsteady
I would buy that package in a heartbeat if you...

I would buy that package in a heartbeat if you were just a little closer!
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