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Old 10-26-2022, 07:52 PM   #21
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How does the dog figure into this?
From the dyslexic agnostic insomniac awake at night wondering if there was a dog.
Wish people thought about removal when installing. On my boat a benighted PO installed a second fridge where the microwave was, relocating the microwave so to open it,you first have to open the fridge.
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Part turned up today
Much cursing getting the fridge to a position where we could access the fix
Fitted it and.....nothing
Spoke to a fridgy I know and the decision was made
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Old 11-02-2022, 04:53 AM   #23
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Sawzall? yikes. That must have been a messy job.
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Old 11-02-2022, 05:32 AM   #24
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Sawzall? yikes. That must have been a messy job.
I wish

Hammer, wood chisel, jigsaw for the heavier steel corners and much swearing
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Old 11-02-2022, 07:00 AM   #25
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Hammer, wood chisel, jigsaw for the heavier steel corners and much swearing
I have always carried a Sawsall. Twice so far it has been a lifesaver. Folks chuckle sometimes but I consider it an essential tool to have on board. Other esoteric tools? Oscillating cutter (Fein), tap and die set, orbital sander, jigsaw, impact wrench, torque wrench.
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I have always carried a Sawsall. Twice so far it has been a lifesaver. Folks chuckle sometimes but I consider it an essential tool to have on board. Other esoteric tools? Oscillating cutter (Fein), tap and die set, orbital sander, jigsaw, impact wrench, torque wrench.
If I was going to carry 'just one' motorized saw, yeah, it'd be a Destroy-z-all. Lots of blade types, and they're easily changed. I have all the others, and would bring the appropriate ones as jobs dictated, but for having to cut something quickly, can't really beat the versatility of a reciprocating saw. It'd certainly be more versatile than a grinder, though those would probably get through something like a chain a bit faster.
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Old 11-02-2022, 01:06 PM   #27
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Hammer, wood chisel, jigsaw for the heavier steel corners and much swearing
Wow. Ok then. My arms/back hurt just thinking about doing it that way.
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Today was the day
Gets the text message new fridge is 2 hours out.

Do a dummy park on the imaginary jetty mid river and then coax the single screw no thruster behemoth over to the concrete pontoon without losing my shite.
Fast ferries coming in every 10 minutes on a 2nd jetty 50 feet away, so a bit of extra going on and spectators.
Plus the jetty I am coming into is not set at the same level, need to do a last minute dive to port and then straighten up.
Didn't make it, close but not quite
Did a bit of shuffling back and forth and with prop walk eventually got a middle rope on

No one died, no paint missing and no yelling

Fridge turned up.
The guys took the old one off and with minimum struggle new one on and inside and we stood it up and it made it through with about 5mm to spare.
24 hours to let gases settle before turning on but man, what a relief.

Moved back out, re-anchored and beer o clock.
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Looks great. Lots of space. I know you're happy that's behind you.
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All in place, locked down and running.
Can't hear it at all
Temp on door matched exactly with my thermometers left inside 5c fridge -18c freezer

Woke this morning to several trays of ice and the big surprise............
Less amp hours used last night even though we are running an upstairs bar fridge which we don't usually.

Winning.
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We had to replace the refer in our boat last July. I had to cut the old one up to get it out the door. 24Ē refer 21.25Ē door. My wife found an Isotherm that was 20.5Ē with the doors off so the choice was made. The front door was damaged in shipping so 3 more doors later we have a refer that looks good and works great. It is the first boat refer that we donít have to turn up all the way. It goes from 1 to 8. At first it was freezing things in the refer section so we kept turning it down and now run it on 3 out of 8. Freezes ice cream and keeps everything in the refer cool. Love it.
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Wow, that is a serious fridge for in a boat. Must have been quite a job to get that on its place without damaging anything.
Won't be changing that for the next couple of years
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How does the dog figure into this?
He could be one of those agnostic, dyslexic, insomniacs.

They lie awake at night wondering if there is a dog.
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He could be one of those agnostic, dyslexic, insomniacs.

They lie awake at night wondering if there is a dog.
Yes there is a dog, just look at the name of my boat, Black Dog.
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Yes there is a dog, just look at the name of my boat, Black Dog.
I'm wondering how you came up with that name....
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We have a child that happens to be a Black Lab. He loves the boat and we love him so it was an easy choice.
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Wow, that is a serious fridge for in a boat. Must have been quite a job to get that on its place without damaging anything.
Won't be changing that for the next couple of years
Easy peasy
I just stood back and watched the grunt do their thing.
Plenty of space, it was the height that was the issue with the last one.
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I'm wondering how you came up with that name....
Are you one of those that think dog was white?
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