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Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,187
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I use P scan on my standard horizon. It goes back...

I use P scan on my standard horizon. It goes back and forth between 16 and all the channels I select, eg VTS, 9, 22 etc.
Forum: Covid-19 03-29-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,475
Posted By jimdavi
Have general radiotelephone license, ( was first...

Have general radiotelephone license, ( was first class when I first received) and now studying for Amateur radio license.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-28-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By jimdavi
Facing unit with label at the top, 3a left side,...

Facing unit with label at the top, 3a left side, 10a right.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-27-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By jimdavi
Headed to boat tonight, will post. I have the...

Headed to boat tonight, will post. I have the same unit.
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,350
Posted By jimdavi
My first boat -13’ Sunfish sailboat...

My first boat -13’ Sunfish sailboat...
Forum: Power Systems 03-23-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By jimdavi
Old post but new question I couldn’t find an...

Old post but new question I couldn’t find an answer. Just sampled my new 6.7L Cummins and got great results. Do you drain the sample hose or throw it away and use a new one? 1/4" hose is cheap....
Forum: General Maintenance 03-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By jimdavi
Been told the LF16035 is only different in the...

Been told the LF16035 is only different in the case, which is fluted at bottom, ( for auto use) where the LF3894 is smooth round case at the end.
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By jimdavi
Software updates should be easy!

Software updates should be easy!
Forum: General Maintenance 03-18-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By jimdavi
Talked with the local Cummins rep. He said the...

Talked with the local Cummins rep. He said the 3972 is primarily an auto filter but didn't suggest I replace it now. He said next change, ( he used my serial number for 2019 6.7L) to use the latest...
Forum: Covid-19 03-16-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,908
Posted By jimdavi
My county in San Francisco going under lockdown...

My county in San Francisco going under lockdown starting tomorrow midnight through April 7th. Is boating an essential service? Just thinking...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-14-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By jimdavi
Ok, first oil change and a diesel supplier gave...

Ok, first oil change and a diesel supplier gave me a Fleetguard LF3972 oil filter, ( 2019 Cummins 6.7L) but I see there are other fleetguard comparable numbers such as LF3970 and LF16035, that are...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-07-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,902
Posted By jimdavi
Lots of E120 issues on a boat I used for training...

Lots of E120 issues on a boat I used for training past weekend. Chart had a bad video driver. Training at night in the bay, blurry screen and no radar display.

Have 7612xsv dual chartplotters,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By jimdavi
Nylon. Remove it at sunset and it lasts much...

Nylon. Remove it at sunset and it lasts much longer, plus complies with proper etiquette. Not what most do at my marina.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,409
Posted By jimdavi
Will keep everyone posted. Thankfully there is a...

Will keep everyone posted. Thankfully there is a NP 45 with ABTrac in San Diego and the owner and I have been in contact. Might be able to do a good Comp.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-25-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,409
Posted By jimdavi
Thanks. Had recently decided on AB Trac,...

Thanks.

Had recently decided on AB Trac, and checking on yards, our local installer in the Bay Area is now exclusively Seakeeper. He suggested I compare systems.

I think I understand the...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-25-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,409
Posted By jimdavi
How does the Seakeeper work at displacement...

How does the Seakeeper work at displacement speed, ~8kts?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-22-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By jimdavi
I pay $7 per month for the boat with Dish.

I pay $7 per month for the boat with Dish.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-17-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By jimdavi
We have intellian with Dish network. Nice that it...

We have intellian with Dish network. Nice that it will scan 3 satellites versus 1 with Directv. You do need an intellian MIM switching control unit to work with antenna controller. $199. This...
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-16-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By jimdavi
All places are great when you are boating! East...

All places are great when you are boating! East or west...

My San Francisco monthly slip fee 50 $450/ month.
Forum: Welcome Mat 02-10-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By jimdavi
Are you on the St Croix?

Are you on the St Croix?
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By jimdavi
Smiles

Smiles
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,186
Posted By jimdavi
Tecma, expensive but good. Zero issues.

Tecma, expensive but good. Zero issues.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,787
Posted By jimdavi
Have bow and stern thrusters, although I try not...

Have bow and stern thrusters, although I try not to use them, ( to keep improving) they have saved me a few times. Makes the experience so much less stressful. Also great for nudging the boat over...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-30-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,489
Posted By jimdavi
My Garmin AIS shares a VHF antenna( made to share...

My Garmin AIS shares a VHF antenna( made to share and does not affect radio) but does have a dedicated GPS antenna.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 01-30-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By jimdavi
Went today and it was nice. Lots of boats both...

Went today and it was nice. Lots of boats both inside and out.
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