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Forum: Boats | For Sale 06-22-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By Gordon B
Had a deal but it fell through.

Had a deal but it fell through.
Forum: Boats | For Sale 05-24-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By Gordon B
1987 Defever 41 for sale

PRICE DROP NOW $33,000 $̶𝟹̶𝟻̶,̶𝟶̶𝟶̶𝟶̶ or BEST OFFER BEST OFFER BEST OFFER
I have gotten too old and have some health issues and cannot maintain her. She is a Project Boat with cosmetics that need to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-12-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,557
Posted By Gordon B
Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-11-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,557
Posted By Gordon B
Another battery question

Hi to all,
Hopefully soon we will be building a new battery bank using 6 volt golf cart batteries. The question arouse as to the advantages and disadvantages there are using 4 lower AH batteries or...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-18-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Gordon B
Another battery question

Hi to all,
We have a battery bank with 4 12 volt batteries. One of the batteries is going bad. We will soon be converting to a 6 volt golf cart bank. Until we do is it acceptable to replace the one...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Gordon B
battery boil

Hi to all,
We have 4 12 volt batteries. All are fine except for one. One half of the battery seems fine but the other takes a lot of distilled water every few days.( looks dry). Just wondering...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By Gordon B
Thanks for all the info. I had thought of...

Thanks for all the info. I had thought of replacing zippers on the fly-bridge canvas when they failed.
Although I wasn't ready to do anything yet I am glad I asked.
Thanks again
Gordo
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By Gordon B
snaps, zippers, Velcro

Hi to all,
I'm not a big fan of zippers and less so of snaps. Has anyone ever used Velcro for a fly-bridge enclosure?
What would be the good and bad points.
Thanks
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-06-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Gordon B
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Gordon B
Thank you so much for the explanation. I am going...

Thank you so much for the explanation. I am going to do as suggested and
disable it so it is always opened.
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Gordon B
This might be a dumb question, but why is it...

This might be a dumb question, but why is it connected to the riser, also what happens if it doesn't work or is taken off? Can this be the cause of an overheating problem?
Thank
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Gordon B
I think it's called a stop solenoid. item 2a I...

I think it's called a stop solenoid. item 2a
I may have found a replacement, but any info would be appreciated.

Thanks to all
Gordo
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Gordon B
exhaust riser solenoid

Hi to all,
We have twin TAMD 41a Volvo's. The exhaust riser solenoid on the port engine has quit working. I'm having a hard time cross referencing the solenoid.
Does anyone know where to look?...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-01-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Gordon B
Thanks so much, I knew someone could help. I will...

Thanks so much, I knew someone could help. I will check the belt an switch asap.
again thanks to everyone.
Gordo
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-31-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Gordon B
Furuno 1750 radar

Hi to all,
We have an old Furuno 1750 radar. The crt works fine but the antenna quit rotating. Has anyone had this problems or can someone point me in a direction to start trouble shooting. The...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-27-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By Gordon B
Adding batteries

Hi to all,
I am thinking about adding 3 more batteries to my bank of 3.
Do I need to change or upgrade anything in the charging system.

Thanks
Gordo
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,966
Posted By Gordon B
I also agree with Peggy. I use IMIS...

I also agree with Peggy. I use IMIS (International Marine Insurance Services); they are great to deal with. IMIS is now part of the Gowrie Group. IMIS Home Page ~ International Marine Insurance...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Gordon B
I screwed up and bought another burner with no...

I screwed up and bought another burner with no thought of the voltage,and threw the old one away. The one I bought was 240 volt (didn't work):facepalm:. My son who is an electrician said the same...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Gordon B
Thank you, they do have the part.

Thank you, they do have the part.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Gordon B
115 volt stove burner

Hi to all,
We have an old electric stove ( Galley Maid) on board. I works fine but one of the burners failed. I am finding it very difficult to find a 115 volt burner.
Does anyone know where to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,493
Posted By Gordon B
dock water hose connection

Hi to all,
We have a place to connect a water hose to the boat to utilize the water at the dock. We have the right hose that we use to fill our tanks but would like to connect so we have continuous...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-30-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,753
Posted By Gordon B
Great insight.

Great insight.
Forum: Liveaboards 11-30-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,753
Posted By Gordon B
Thanks to everyone

Thanks everyone for the encouragement. With my rant over and problems simmering down for now, I realized I was just a little overwhelmed. We took a small trip/vacation and all fell into perspective....
Forum: General Discussion 11-09-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Gordon B
Best solution?

Hi to all,
Before I spend money I have a question.
We have a Household small refrigerator, a stove/oven and an A/C unit apparently on the same shore power 30 amp circuit. We have found that you...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-21-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By Gordon B
Thank you

Thanks to everyone. I will add it to my never ending to-do list.

Gordo
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