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Forum: Grand Banks 08-08-2022, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Bongi
Great post… Which begs the question, how were the...

Great post… Which begs the question, how were the various model years wired at the factory?

I ask because I recently swapped out the solenoid on the genset starter and wasn’t able to fully isolate...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-20-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Bongi
Thanks guys… great advice.

Thanks guys… great advice.
Forum: Grand Banks 07-19-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Bongi
Rebuilding a Lofrans Trigres

Anybody taken apart and rebuilt a Lofrans Tigres, especially removing the motor and worm drive from the worm wheel?

My windlass from a PO had a lot of wear and tear, and I think has broken a key...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-14-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Yep - ours is the 50Amp 125v version Chris.

Yep - ours is the 50Amp 125v version Chris.
Forum: Grand Banks 07-14-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Thanks Chris, the wiring diagrams on our 42c...

Thanks Chris, the wiring diagrams on our 42c point to what has been suggested. i.e. she is a single 120v line in that can handle up to 50A. This feeds the whole panel and it goes through a single...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-11-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Folks - this is the crux of the question I was...

Folks - this is the crux of the question I was wondering about.

It makes a case for an optional in-line breaker in the shore power cable.

Basically, dial it in as you need it.
Forum: Grand Banks 07-07-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Bongi
GB42C Davit for sale - $2,900 in Seattle

I have a Nick Jackson 500lb Pipe Davit for sale. This item is made specifically for the Grand Banks 42 Classic. Some components have been factory refurbished by Nick Jackson Inc.

Pictures and more...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 07-07-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By Bongi
Davit - 500lb for Grand Banks 42 Classic - $1,980

I have a Nick Jackson 500lb Pipe Davit for sale. This item is made specifically for the Grand Banks 42 Classic. Some components have been factory refurbished by Nick Jackson Inc.

This unit has...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-03-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Thanks Scott, seems like good advice. ...

Thanks Scott, seems like good advice.

Curious to know which Marina around the PNW still runs 50amp at 125v?
Forum: Grand Banks 07-03-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Excellent.. that’s a whole lot cheaper than...

Excellent.. that’s a whole lot cheaper than buying a new gizmo. We have a Y splitter like that on board.

Appreciate all the contributions… learnt something fundamental about our boat today.
...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-03-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
Ha - you guys nailed it. Looking at the...

Ha - you guys nailed it. Looking at the electrical diagram it shows input is 50amp at 125v. The boat breaker is 50amp.

There is no split other than there is a fore/aft input plug selector. Once...
Forum: Grand Banks 07-02-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,508
Posted By Bongi
GB42C at a 30 amp dock?

Our new to us GB42C 1986 looks like it is wired for 50amp shore power since both forward and aft outlets are rated at 50amps.

Our dock only has 30amps which is just what it is. There isn’t...
Forum: Grand Banks 06-26-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Bongi
GB42C Refrigeration genset run times

We’re about to do a bit of cruising on our (new to us) 1986 GB42C. I am curious to know how similar model cruisers manage genset run times at anchor. We have the standard Grunert system for...
Forum: Grand Banks 06-23-2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Bongi
That perfect guys, thanks a stack. Most...

That perfect guys, thanks a stack. Most appreciated.
Forum: Grand Banks 06-22-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Bongi
Wiring routing question

Going to the boat this weekend - a 1986 GB42C - and need to trace some cabling.

Wondering if anyone knows what route the wires take from the outdoor outlet at the top of the stairs to the bridge...
Forum: Grand Banks 05-23-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Bongi
Perfect - thanks Alguires…appreciate the quick...

Perfect - thanks Alguires…appreciate the quick response!
Forum: Grand Banks 05-21-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Bongi
GB42C aft cabin connection box?

The wiring diagram which came with my 1986 GB42C (#968) shows a connection ‘box’ or mini panel somewhere in the aft head.

Before going on a hunt for this, I was wondering if anyone knows this may...
Forum: Grand Banks 05-20-2022, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,591
Posted By Bongi
+1 for SEMCO…. the beauty of this is that there...

+1 for SEMCO…. the beauty of this is that there nothing for water to ‘get under’. Maintenance is a breeze and the light version allows the natural beauty to shine through.

Maintenance is a...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-15-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bongi
Scatterlings is now sold.

Scatterlings is now sold.
Forum: Grand Banks 04-10-2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bongi
Folks, as the originator of the thread, I’m...

Folks, as the originator of the thread, I’m delighted by the education on emergency shutdown.. My original question is more than adequately addressed, but the wisdom from those who have thought...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-30-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bongi
Ah… that may be it JGWinks. Which suggests the...

Ah… that may be it JGWinks. Which suggests the Californian arrangement may accept the tradeoff of the current draw risk for the convenience of having a key ignition not unlike a car.

Thanks to...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-29-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bongi
I love this forum, the opinions are delight to...

I love this forum, the opinions are delight to read! I have recently transitioned from a Californian which also had Cat 3208s, but with a key to energize at first position and then at next position...
Forum: Grand Banks 03-27-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bongi
Why a stop solenoid?

Was amazed to see our GB42C from 1986 has a on/off engine stop solenoid switch on the panel.

Apart from the initial bewilderment at not being able turn off an engine until I discovered this...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 03-15-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By Bongi
Under contract

Scatterlings is now under contract.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-09-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,156
Posted By Bongi
So I collected the 25kg Rocna Vulcan today, and...

So I collected the 25kg Rocna Vulcan today, and the fluke is still huge. Problem is that the GB42C falls between the zones indicated in the sizing charts for Rocnas. The 25kg is on the lower side,...
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