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Forum: Catamarans, Multi-hull Power Cruisers 08-06-2022, 09:50 PM
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"Ahi" is indeed a great success story. I have...

"Ahi" is indeed a great success story. I have quite taken by a few of Roger Hill's designs. In some ways prefer them to those of Malcom Tennant (who was sadly lost to the industry too soon). ...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-30-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
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There is one big advantage of having seperate...

There is one big advantage of having seperate inverters and chargers, but only likely to apply to a small number of boats.

The combo units are usually (always?) set for either Euro or Nth...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-25-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
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I think the concept of just using the device's...

I think the concept of just using the device's own on/off switch in conjunction with blade fuse block Scott posted an image of is a very good solution during a re-wire.

But I'm not a qualified...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-25-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
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I have a Norcold fridge in a 41 year old boat,...

I have a Norcold fridge in a 41 year old boat, but don't know if the fridge itself is that old. It may well be. Mine already has a Danfoss compressor - your might as well? It is working fine at...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,660
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This may well be the case. I'm using 8mm dyneema...

This may well be the case. I'm using 8mm dyneema for the load lines. I'm still in the early phase of assessing them, but an effect I've noticed is outlined below.

I'm often anchored in the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,660
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Looking forward to report on testing them out. ...

Looking forward to report on testing them out.

Friday night looks suitable .........
Forum: Covid-19 Boating Information 07-19-2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 30,016
Posted By Insequent
I'm not sure I see the cruise ships gratis...

I'm not sure I see the cruise ships gratis medical treatment and free transport or accommodation as benevolent. More likely a bribe. On one ship infected passengers were locked into their cabins...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-15-2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By Insequent
I agree with comment above - barnacle buster...

I agree with comment above - barnacle buster de-scale of HX tubes is a good next step, particularly as it seems nothing else in the system has changed.

On my 252's (2012 install) I have a valve...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-05-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 25,660
Posted By Insequent
I'm keeping up with developments but not yet...

I'm keeping up with developments but not yet ready to purchase. At present there seems to be a goldilocks zone - not too close to the pole, not too close to the equator. I'm at approx 27.5S...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-05-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,077
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To the OP, the guy that can get you sorted is not...

To the OP, the guy that can get you sorted is not that far away from you. Go to Townsend Electric, 2227 Washington St, Port Townsend. He set up my 3 x 220A Leece Neville alternators in 2012. One...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 07-05-2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By Insequent
I've seem some houseboats with "instantaneous...

I've seem some houseboats with "instantaneous propane" style HWS. Both the cylinder and heater module would need to be externally mounted. For that matter an external propane heater could...
Forum: Cruising and Events-Down Under 07-02-2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,960
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Lots of rain in the Nepean catchment yesterday! ...

Lots of rain in the Nepean catchment yesterday! Another day or two of that, which might happen, will make for yet another big flood event this year. No doubt many are yet to recover from the last...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Insequent
My OA Mk 1 is a 1981 build, and was the model...

My OA Mk 1 is a 1981 build, and was the model that in some respects launched the brand in western markets. Ed Monk Jnr designed it and a number of subsequent models. At the time the Mk 1 was...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2022, 02:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,660
Posted By Insequent
Hard to work out when the study was done, but...

Hard to work out when the study was done, but sometime in the 2010-2015 period it seems. No doubt they are relatively cheap. It would have been better to see comparison with active fins included...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,660
Posted By Insequent
I'll send a PM

I'll send a PM
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,660
Posted By Insequent
Whitworths called me a couple of weeks ago. ...

Whitworths called me a couple of weeks ago. They finally had the Magma Rock'n'Roll come into stock. They are A$535 each.

About 6 months ago I had some lookalikes made up. Cost was $A300 for...
Forum: Power Systems 06-24-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,075
Posted By Insequent
Yes, that's my suggestion. My previous 2 x...

Yes, that's my suggestion.

My previous 2 x 270HP Cummins were setup like that. ANd my new (10 years ago) 201HP John Deere's are setup that way The loss in engine efficiency isn't something that...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Insequent
I had one of that model fail in the "port on"...

I had one of that model fail in the "port on" mode. I don't think they are made anymore because of frequent failure rates, and I doubt anyone has any old stock at this point. I thinks searches...
Forum: Power Systems 06-24-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,075
Posted By Insequent
I think Mambo indicated that they cruise at...

I think Mambo indicated that they cruise at relatively slow speeds, thus low engine loads. I'd be tempted to at least try the engine induction direct from the ER. The higher air temps probably...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-23-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By Insequent
For panels I have 6 x 345W Sunpower and 2 x Trina...

For panels I have 6 x 345W Sunpower and 2 x Trina 330W, so a total of 2,730W. They are arranged in pairs to minimise shading and I'm using 4 x Victron 100/50 Smart controllers. The attached...
Forum: Power Systems 06-22-2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,075
Posted By Insequent
I can give you a little insight. My boat is...

I can give you a little insight. My boat is essentially the same size and style although you may have a stand-up ER, not sure? I have 4 hull vents for the ER. The forward ones are set as intakes...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-22-2022, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Insequent
Bruce, last activity 5/8/2022 so not that long...

Bruce, last activity 5/8/2022 so not that long ago.

Likely suffered the same as many of us - too busy to post after retiring!
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 06-20-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,601
Posted By Insequent
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I hear what you say, in part at least. But 1000 hr service is going to be far more often than once a decade for anyone who unties their boat from the dock on a regular basis. Do you have...
Forum: Welcome Mat 06-14-2022, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Insequent
Welcome! There are, or have been, members on...

Welcome!

There are, or have been, members on the forum with Sea Ranger's. But not very many. I did a search and found the brochure shown below.

If you search, here or elsewhere online, try...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-09-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By Insequent
This article has been posted before. Its worth...

This article has been posted before. Its worth making the effort for Method 3 I think

SmartGauge Electronics - Interconnecting multiple batteries to form one larger bank...
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