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Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By Russell Clifton
Does your inverter not have a battery charger...

Does your inverter not have a battery charger integrated? If it does than you want the inverter on when the generator is running so the batteries will be charged. This can all be accomplished with...
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Russell Clifton
Intellian TV antenna coverage on the inside passage

Considering getting the Intellian i3 antenna but just heard that it will only work to about the north end of Vancouver Island. Anyone have experience with this model? Should I be getting a bigger...
Forum: Power Systems 10-03-2021, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By Russell Clifton
I agree with BruceK. What are we missing here?

I agree with BruceK. What are we missing here?
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,888
Posted By Russell Clifton
From this point forward I would not use the term...

From this point forward I would not use the term liveaboard. It could cause you some problems if you do. As you can see, what you propose is fairly common practice. Your best bet is to find a boat...
Forum: General Maintenance 09-28-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Russell Clifton
I was able to find a bad check valve by using a...

I was able to find a bad check valve by using a stethoscope to listen to it. You can hear the water running thru the valve. You can get one at many auto parts stores. Not very expensive.
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Russell Clifton
Yachtworld.com

Yachtworld.com
Forum: Power Systems 09-07-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Russell Clifton
I have this same issue with my Westerbeek...

I have this same issue with my Westerbeek generator. It has a small electric fuel pump but will not draw enough fuel when the tanks are low. I change to a different tank with a higher fuel level and...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Russell Clifton
Call Waggoner Cruising Guide tomorrow. They are...

Call Waggoner Cruising Guide tomorrow. They are the publishers.
360-299-8500
Forum: General Discussion 08-27-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,584
Posted By Russell Clifton
The second video is now up: ...

The second video is now up:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxBX94q4vuY&ab_channel=BarefootDoctorsSailing
Forum: Grand Banks 08-27-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Russell Clifton
Epoxy will do the trick.

Epoxy will do the trick.
Forum: General Maintenance 08-27-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By Russell Clifton
Take it to the electrical repair shop. If they...

Take it to the electrical repair shop. If they have been in business forever they may have a good used one or at least know where it can be welded. Not everyone can weld cast iron.
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,584
Posted By Russell Clifton
For those of you who did not watch the video, the...

For those of you who did not watch the video, the story is not about the boat burning up, it's about what is happening after the fire. The owners live in Australia and the boat was in Florida. They...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,584
Posted By Russell Clifton
Probably a boaters worst nightmare

Just found this story on YouTube. Boat fire. Would not want to be in their shoes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrS3niEejm8&ab_channel=BarefootDoctorsSailing
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,015
Posted By Russell Clifton
A 5 gallon bucket on the swim step if you only...

A 5 gallon bucket on the swim step if you only have a couple. Change the water every hour so they don't die. Or, put them in a crab pot, tie the doors closed, and hang it overboard. Just don't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-20-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,778
Posted By Russell Clifton
Live bait well?

Live bait well?
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
When the park buoy failed it was a single power...

When the park buoy failed it was a single power boat.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
This was the NW tip of Skull Island in the narrow...

This was the NW tip of Skull Island in the narrow passage between Orcas and Skull.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
This was at Skull Island, West Sound, Orcas...

This was at Skull Island, West Sound, Orcas Island.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
The channel was dredged two years ago and there...

The channel was dredged two years ago and there is adequate depth for the most part. Does get a "little skinny" on a minus tide though.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
They are up and the tide is coming in now. All...

They are up and the tide is coming in now. All is good.
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,975
Posted By Russell Clifton
Not what you want to wake up next to!

But it is better than waking up on top of. He is stern tied to shore and there are about a dozen people sleeping on the boat. No one is up yet. Surprise !!
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-16-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,205
Posted By Russell Clifton
I don't tow a inflatable, we have a fiberglass...

I don't tow a inflatable, we have a fiberglass Arima. So I want it tied along side, not out back on a short line.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 08-16-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,205
Posted By Russell Clifton
The procedure is to stop before you get into the...

The procedure is to stop before you get into the marina and tie the tender up next to you.(Same if you are going to anchor). When you call in for a slip assignment tell them you are towing a tender...
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,593
Posted By Russell Clifton
For some reason when you walk into their stores...

For some reason when you walk into their stores they don't want you to know what's on sale. They change the price sticker on the shelf to reflect the sale price. No shelf talker of any kind. No...
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 08-11-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Russell Clifton
Happens to me all the time and I have been...

Happens to me all the time and I have been applying a little light weight synthetic grease to the threads. I have had some luck drilling them for an easy out, but it can be difficult getting a hole...
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