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Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks! The el. shops down the road weren't...

Thanks!

The el. shops down the road weren't able to rescue it, so it needs to be replaced.
I spoke to Brian at American Diesel and he offered an upgrade as well.
Forum: Power Systems 08-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Gumbalaya
Ford Lehman 120hp alternator needed

Hi guys,

My alternator went belly up.
Any hint, link to used or new replacement much appreciated.
Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 07-25-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,655
Posted By Gumbalaya
Dinghy decision

I am contemplating Grabner (Austrian make) for a dinghy.
I like their 2018 options (https://www.grabner.com/en/boats/new-products-2018/) as proper combo to row, ride, carry.
Either with e-engine or...
Forum: Power Systems 07-25-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Gumbalaya
Lehman 120 won't switch off - overheat?

Engine won't switch off from neither stations, cabin or fly bridge.
Manually switched off the magnetic switch at the engine.
Works now fine again (weird).
Mech told me might be overheat (engine...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks, I'll check how bad it is and if repaired...

Thanks, I'll check how bad it is and if repaired will run it periodically. Might also help to burn the 1300l Diesel I still have on board from the predecessor.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gumbalaya
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
I might acquire an energy-rich hobby to make it...

I might acquire an energy-rich hobby to make it count then :)
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
No, it ran at 220 before but again: only tested,...

No, it ran at 220 before but again: only tested, never really needed. Weighing all options now. Repair vs other options might be similar in cost.
Thanks for your thoughts, great advice.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
River Aare with three lakes connected, largest...

River Aare with three lakes connected, largest waterway in the country, some 200miles.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks, still considering all options. Great help...

Thanks, still considering all options. Great help from all the posts.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-17-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Will check and message you

Will check and message you
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks all

Thanks all
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gumbalaya
Keeping insects out

Sorry if this was discussed before, please provide the forum links then...

What are folks doing to keep flies and other insects out of the trawler cabin?
Which installations, solutions work best?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks ktdtx, I got 2 large solar panels, in...

Thanks ktdtx,

I got 2 large solar panels, in fact they produce all the electric power I ever need, never ran the generator. Repair would be well above 1500 francs. I guess I'll just have to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thansk AusCan, the gen is installed on the...

Thansk AusCan,

the gen is installed on the starboard side, mid-section. I got 900l fresh water and 1400l Diesel tanks and think I'm fine with the capacity. I might go with extra battery bank,...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks Fire! As said in replies: no AC needed...

Thanks Fire!
As said in replies: no AC needed around here and no plans to ever sell. I like the inverter and battery extension ideas from replies.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Correct. Although climate change produces more...

Correct. Although climate change produces more heatwaves and storms, I don't think AC is needed much on the rather colder waters around here.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Hi meridian, produces only 120V anymore, repair...

Hi meridian, produces only 120V anymore, repair runs north of 1500 francs (Switzerland).
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-16-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks High Wire, good ideas. It's the boat...

Thanks High Wire,

good ideas. It's the boat in my profile. I'm landlocked and in case of sale (not planned ever as I love her dearly) chances are that she'll stay local (here in Switzerland) where...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-15-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gumbalaya
Generator broke, what now

My generator broke.
Since I havenít really used it Iím contemplating to throw it out.
For weight distribution, what would you recommend to replace it with?
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-25-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,415
Posted By Gumbalaya
Yikes!

Yikes!
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-25-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,415
Posted By Gumbalaya
Yeah, I got that already, also on the camper van...

Yeah, I got that already, also on the camper van (after one of the electric keys gave out abroad). But: when I'd drop the keys in the water I'd still like to retrieve them as the security keys cost...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-25-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,415
Posted By Gumbalaya
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 01-25-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,415
Posted By Gumbalaya
Might work, thanks.

Might work, thanks.
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