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Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,135
Posted By LarryM
Absolutely . . . love that Kobelt:thumb:

Absolutely . . . love that Kobelt:thumb:
Forum: Power Systems 03-22-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By LarryM
I replaced turbos and upgraded my exhaust system...

I replaced turbos and upgraded my exhaust system last year. The take-offs were the standard 5" factory units and were in pretty good shape as I recall. I'll examine them, take a few photos and get...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 03-21-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,273
Posted By LarryM
Too funny Eric, When I had Boomarang with...

Too funny Eric,

When I had Boomarang with her 4JH3E, I regularly observed ~1 gallon per hour at ~6.5 kts cruise.

Now, with Pelago and a pair of 6BTA's . . . . a bit more, ~17 gallons per hour...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-15-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By LarryM
Another recommendation to contact Seaboard. ...

Another recommendation to contact Seaboard. Assuming your 6.7 is a QSB, here's a link (https://www.sbmar.com/articles/cummins-6b-qsb-oil-filters/) to one of Tony's articles on 6B & QSB Oil Filters. ...
Forum: Power Systems 03-10-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By LarryM
Actually the Garmin Reactor A/P is available in a...

Actually the Garmin Reactor A/P is available in a version for use with other pumps. Known as the Reactor™ 40 Mechanical/Retrofit/Solenoid Corepack (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/599839), it...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 931
Posted By LarryM
Not sure what Garmin plotters you guys are...

Not sure what Garmin plotters you guys are referring to but here's an excerpt from a GPSMAP 7212 Owner's Manual that describes setting the Navigation Chart Appearance. The terms Charts, Head/Heading...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8,606
Views: 1,045,958
Posted By LarryM
Here is a link...

Here is a link (https://lists.trawlering.com/pipermail/trawlers_lists.trawlering.com/2005-November/097698.html) to a 2005 post at T&T (Trawlers and Trawlering List) that speaks to that controversy by...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 02:06 AM
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Posted By LarryM
It appears my last boat Boomarang is in search of...

It appears my last boat Boomarang is in search of a new curator. She was mine from 2011 - 2017. Prior to that she was owned by one of the TF founders, Doug Dupuis.

She's a Fales Caribe 30...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,071
Posted By LarryM
Per Wellcraft's Dealer Brochure Model: Coastal...

Per Wellcraft's Dealer Brochure
Model: Coastal 3300
L.O.A.: 38’ 7”
Hull length: 33’ 4”
Documented length: 33.3'

I guess it just depends on who's asking and why. Crazy:facepalm:
Forum: Power Systems 01-15-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By LarryM
John, Toad Marine Supply shows to have them...

John,

Toad Marine Supply shows to have them in stock for $10.90 each. Horrific price, but that seems to be the way it goes in Westerbeke land.
...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-04-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By LarryM
Yes this. It also provides a common "Always On...

Yes this. It also provides a common "Always On if Either Engine Is Running" power source for other systems if needed.:thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By LarryM
NOAA ENC-based paper nautical charts webinar

This morning I received an email from NOAA Office of Coast Survey entitled

Register for NOAA Nav-cast webinar - How to obtain NOAA ENC-based paper nautical charts.

Since there have been various...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By LarryM
There's more . . . . . . on every Navy ship I've...

There's more . . . . . . on every Navy ship I've been aboard they've been referred to as Hawsepipes or Hawse Pipes. So, I looked it up in an old USN Bluejacket's Manual and found this:

Q. What...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,705
Posted By LarryM
John, Your problem sounds very similar to...

John,

Your problem sounds very similar to one I worked a couple of years ago. I also believed the problem was the control board and had it rebuilt at Flight Systems, Inc....
Forum: General Discussion 12-20-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,705
Posted By LarryM
John, You should be able to simply pull the...

John,

You should be able to simply pull the wire from the OP switch to bypass it. It is a NC switch that in operation, grounds to the block when no pressure is present, it's the same as the two...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,606
Views: 1,045,958
Posted By LarryM
I believe it is a Tom Fexas design.

I believe it is a Tom Fexas design.
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,750
Posted By LarryM
If the houseboat has a 12VDC cigarette lighter...

If the houseboat has a 12VDC cigarette lighter plug, you could purchase the accessory 12V travel adaptor from the CPAP machine manufacturer and power it that way. Most machines I've seen have that...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,587
Posted By LarryM
Rslifkin just beat me to the reply:D I think...

Rslifkin just beat me to the reply:D

I think the answer is ultimately less slippage and lower drag. More of the power from the engine in translated into thrust because the design is more...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,587
Posted By LarryM
Hard to tell. Here is the Sharrow Website where...

Hard to tell. Here is the Sharrow Website where Custom Inboards, Commercial and Military are already available. Recreational is coming soon. Looks like they are starting big (custom) and working...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,587
Posted By LarryM
They are pretty accurate. The Airmar ultrasonic...

They are pretty accurate. The Airmar ultrasonic sensor accuracy is ±0.1 knots for speed under 10 knots and ±1% for speed above 10 knots.

The B&G sensors are rated at ±2%.

They didn't state...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By LarryM
Same here. Just checked the Garmin BlueChart app...

Same here. Just checked the Garmin BlueChart app and maps are gone so I uninstalled. Moving on, I've been using Navionics for a while now on my iThings and like it a lot better, so I won't miss the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,268
Posted By LarryM
That's the bottom of a Cummins aftercooler...

That's the bottom of a Cummins aftercooler clogged with marine growth. The cap has been removed to expose the core.

This is the way it should look when cleaned and serviced. Image is from...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,065
Posted By LarryM
Ditto here :thumb:

Ditto here :thumb:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-08-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,900
Posted By LarryM
I've always been partial to Mastervolt equipment....

I've always been partial to Mastervolt equipment. My present system is simple with House, Start and Gen batteries connected to a Mass Combi Inverter/Charger.

For battery monitoring I use the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By LarryM
I'm sold on Dometic Turbo DTU series...

I'm sold on Dometic Turbo DTU series (https://www.dometic.com/en-us/us/products/climate/air-conditioners/marine-air-conditioners/dometic-turbo-dtu-_-115228?at=marine) marine air conditioners. ...
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