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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) Today, 07:35 AM
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Posted By garmstro55
Interested in the VHF only, if the cord on the...

Interested in the VHF only, if the cord on the mic is in good shape.
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By garmstro55
Sorry Dave. We liked the 390 a lot when we...

Sorry Dave. We liked the 390 a lot when we looked at it, but LOVED the 400 so that's what we ended up with. Still love it.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-31-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By garmstro55
Maybe the best idea yet! Beat me more than I...

Maybe the best idea yet! Beat me more than I care to admit.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By garmstro55
Here is a 390 vs 400 Comparison chart

Here is a 390 vs 400 Comparison chart
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-30-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 328
Posted By garmstro55
MS 400 Twins - remote oil filter?

My starboard Yanmar has the oil filter on the outboard side of the engine, virtually unreachable by anyone other than an orangutan. I'd like to install a remote filter that I can reach. Has anybody...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By garmstro55
This table is for the MS400, but it should give...

This table is for the MS400, but it should give you a rough idea.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By garmstro55
Nope, you can tell because it doesn't have the...

Nope, you can tell because it doesn't have the extra "wing" that extends out from the upper deck and covers the walkway up to the bow.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-19-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By garmstro55
That's a great deterrent! I have coveted the...

That's a great deterrent! I have coveted the electronic controls because my upper helm throttles are a little sticky, I assume due to the long run to the engines. Lower helm are smooth. I just...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-19-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By garmstro55
Thanks for all the ideas...I kinda felt that a...

Thanks for all the ideas...I kinda felt that a trawler wouldn't be on anybody's list of boats to steal. I am laughing at Pete's comment about a slow-speed chase to go after the thief.

It just...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-18-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By garmstro55
No theft prevention on MS400?

This is my first diesel and, to my surprise, it doesn't require a key to start the engines. I just hit a switch and away I go. Is this typical for this size/type of boat or diesels? Should I worry...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By garmstro55
What leakage might you be referring to?

What leakage might you be referring to?
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 03-05-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By garmstro55
Jeff, I have seen photos of MS400's with the...

Jeff, I have seen photos of MS400's with the dinghy way up in the air like you describe. I took this picture last summer. I bet it can be done, my biggest concern is having something up that high...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-27-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Wanted: Raymarine VHF
Views: 464
Posted By garmstro55
Capt Mike, Is this the item you are talking...

Capt Mike,

Is this the item you are talking about?

If so, how much do you want for it?
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 02-27-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Wanted: Raymarine VHF
Views: 464
Posted By garmstro55
How is the insulation on the remote handset? If...

How is the insulation on the remote handset? If in good shape, I would be interested in it.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By garmstro55
Here are a couple photos of the table.

Here are a couple photos of the table.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-26-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,797
Posted By garmstro55
So the PO took out the entire dinette table and...

So the PO took out the entire dinette table and bench? That's a pretty radical mod!
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-25-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,554
Posted By garmstro55
I believe Matt Rutherford did this trip, non-stop...

I believe Matt Rutherford did this trip, non-stop solo.
https://reddotontheocean.com/
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-24-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By garmstro55
Tmac, this isn't what you are asking, but it may...

Tmac, this isn't what you are asking, but it may help with a partial solution...the PO had racks installed under the port-side wing of my MS400. I don't fish (yet) but I am guessing this location is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,297
Posted By garmstro55
If you want to explore overland again, I would...

If you want to explore overland again, I would contact Rick Sweeten at Line Six Services - Home (https://www.linesixservices.net/). Rick is an honest guy who used to breakdown and re-assemble...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By garmstro55
Bill, Kinda like buying a house, it seems the...

Bill, Kinda like buying a house, it seems the boat finds you instead of the other way around. We fell in "like" with the 390 but were wowed by the 400 with the better interior layout, the summer...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-14-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 21,932
Posted By garmstro55
I also carry this one on board, it's more concise...

I also carry this one on board, it's more concise and easier to understand than the CG version which can be hard to decipher.

As a bonus it counts for purposes of having the rules aboard so it's...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By garmstro55
I have a 2004 MS 400 with the twin Yanmars. I...

I have a 2004 MS 400 with the twin Yanmars. I typically cruise at 8-9 knots, about 2000 RPM if my memory serves me (and it sometimes doesn't). I will run at 3000 RPM from time to time and I hit 16...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 02-12-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 21,932
Posted By garmstro55
I perform Vessel Safety Checks for the USCG and...

I perform Vessel Safety Checks for the USCG and the USPS and the electronic Nav Rules are acceptable for this purpose, however I would also recommend carrying a paper copy for this reason: If you...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By garmstro55
For what it's worth I found this online...

For what it's worth I found this online...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 02-10-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,586
Posted By garmstro55
Doug, I guess I mis-read your description, when...

Doug, I guess I mis-read your description, when you said the table base fasteners wouldn't unscrew, I assumed that they were spinning and not backing out. If they can't be turned, I would leave them...
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