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Forum: Boats | Wanted 03-29-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By steelydon
2000 Eagle 40. Cummins 6bt 1500 hrs, 3 heat pumps...

2000 Eagle 40. Cummins 6bt 1500 hrs, 3 heat pumps <5 years old. Northern Lights gen 6kw, dinghy w/2017 6hp Suzuki o/b. 199,000 ask in NC. 252-560-5496.

Don
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,230
Posted By steelydon
I installed a NL 6kw in an Eagle 40 as a dyi. I...

I installed a NL 6kw in an Eagle 40 as a dyi. I cannot fathom the prices being bantered about as install cost. Maybe the fact there were transfer switches pre-installed so all I had to do was glass...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,787
Posted By steelydon
The twins donít walk because the props counter...

The twins donít walk because the props counter rotate. I am not sure of the value of a stern thruster with twin engines. I installed a stern on my Eagle 40 but being the cheapskate I am went with the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By steelydon
The Cherubini looks a little out of my price...

The Cherubini looks a little out of my price range. The Fathom ticks the boxes but it has that high 40' Nordhavn profile and is closer to $400K than $300K.



The Millennium Nordic comes about...
Forum: General Discussion 01-19-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By steelydon
Does This Boat Exist?

I have been cruising an Eagle 40 since 2015 and have been very satisfied with the boat which does what it was designed to do. While it is an ideal couples boat I spend a lot of time moving the boat...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-16-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By steelydon
Steve we just arrived at Isle of Palms Saturday...

Steve we just arrived at Isle of Palms Saturday and will be there a month or so. I am traveling back and forth from NC. Let me know if would like to come aboard and tour or ask any questions.
Don
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By steelydon
That will be a pretty detailed project. I would...

That will be a pretty detailed project. I would sketch it out and let us take potshots at it. Seriously if you can draw a proposed refit then will you get lots of advice on tweaking the system for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,347
Posted By steelydon
96282 Sunrise at Cape Lookout. Beaufort NC

96282

Sunrise at Cape Lookout. Beaufort NC
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,893
Posted By steelydon
I was passing a marina at no wake speed early one...

I was passing a marina at no wake speed early one morning on my way back from Florida when a voice came over 16 advising me that I was in a no wake zone and that I needed to slow down. I responded...
Forum: Welcome Mat 10-19-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By steelydon
Welcome Joop! Half the fun of owning a boat is...

Welcome Joop! Half the fun of owning a boat is solving all the problems that come up. With a boat that age it will almost be a blank canvas and when your through you will know all the systems...
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,335
Posted By steelydon
When the sun goes down I move to the lower...

When the sun goes down I move to the lower station. My instrumentation is actually better in the pilot house and the crew is kept is not allowed out on the decks or up top. It is a safety issue for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By steelydon
What Dave says above. I have a 40 Eagle with a 6...

What Dave says above. I have a 40 Eagle with a 6 kw. Cannot run all 110v appliances, hot water and 3 a/c at he same time but load management is not inconvenient. This helps keep a load on the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By steelydon
This will sound crazy but I have used this...

This will sound crazy but I have used this before. Place line of baking soda over the crack and and then soak with super glue. Drys fast and hard and provides good adhesion and seal. Will not be...
Forum: Power Systems 07-19-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By steelydon
As several others have said there appears to be a...

As several others have said there appears to be a problem. As a general rule when heading back to my slip I do a 5 min WOT run up and check oil, gearbox, exhaust, shaft seal and coolant temp. Over...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,811
Posted By steelydon
Apologies for taking so long to reply. These...

Apologies for taking so long to reply. These pictures were on my office computer.
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,250
Posted By steelydon
We have a gimbaled stove and use the pot hold...

We have a gimbaled stove and use the pot hold down thinghys which I find very useful underway. We use the oven more than I thought we would but Gas ovens lack a proper broil feature for the finishing...
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,052
Posted By steelydon
We have 2 stations. The upper helm and the pilot...

We have 2 stations. The upper helm and the pilot house. The separation of the salon and PH allow for 2 separate places for social interaction. The salon also offers media opportunities w/o disturbing...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,811
Posted By steelydon
I had the same problem with leaky windows. I went...

I had the same problem with leaky windows. I went with black laminate to match the chart table and new instrument helm. Donít know if these pictures will come through but they give some idea of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By steelydon
I have a Cummins 6bt configured the way you are...

I have a Cummins 6bt configured the way you are proposing. The coolers, oil, transmission or heat exchanger, are not designed to slow the incoming raw water flow. Of course we have all had to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,046
Posted By steelydon
Should you choose to go with a stern thruster...

Should you choose to go with a stern thruster consider going up 1 to 2 sizes. I made the mistake of going with the minimum recommended size without fully considering the difference between the stern...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,046
Posted By steelydon
I have a 40 Eagle w/single engine. It came with a...

I have a 40 Eagle w/single engine. It came with a bow thruster and 4 years ago I installed a Lewmar stern thruster. If I could choose only one it would be the bow for all the reasons rsn48 cited. I...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,628
Posted By steelydon
It Pays To Pay Attention To Peggie

When I bought “Obsession” I did a major refit including rebuilding the sanitation system. I chose the Raritan Elegance head and the Sealand T pump along with PVC pipes for the straight runs and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,693
Posted By steelydon
I guess it demonstrates to oneself mastery of the...

I guess it demonstrates to oneself mastery of the knowledge required to obtain the license. I will admit that going from point A to point B and arriving relatively undamaged and afloat is also a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,693
Posted By steelydon
While not required for the MMC they are generally...

While not required for the MMC they are generally issued together. The TWIC allows access to ports under the authority of Homeland Security. I have found it easier to use for ID than the MMC.

Don
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,693
Posted By steelydon
Congrats. Itís a big deal. The hardest test I...

Congrats. Itís a big deal. The hardest test I ever took. A few years ago I went into a federal building in DC requiring ID and was allowed to bypass metal detector with the TWIC card. It is a...
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