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Forum: General Discussion Today, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Simi 60
Titan from Canadian Metal Products is made in...

Titan from Canadian Metal Products is made in China and there is evidence out there that due to China's building boom, much of the chain from China exceeds requirements




Chain – Cox...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,022
Posted By Simi 60
Popular on steel, work a treat. Use search on...

Popular on steel, work a treat.
Use search on here for batwing stabilizers
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,022
Posted By Simi 60
And thanks :thumb:

And thanks :thumb:
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 07:42 PM
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Views: 4,022
Posted By Simi 60
Who made those for you Brian? Will try them...

Who made those for you Brian?
Will try them myself if I may
Was told ours would need to be 3mm which seemed a tad heavy
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Simi 60
Medium

Medium
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,022
Posted By Simi 60
The arms mounted Using nylon double braid for...

The arms mounted
Using nylon double braid for ropes as shock absorber
Add splicing double braid to my new skills.
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,022
Posted By Simi 60
Revisiting this Stainless plate has gone up...

Revisiting this
Stainless plate has gone up drastically in price, in fact, all metals have
Be looking at near $1000 just in material for magma style for our size

Got onto a guy in Brisbane to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,795
Views: 1,584,589
Posted By Simi 60
Works for me as well if the $$ worked. But with...

Works for me as well if the $$ worked.
But with all the noise about insurance companies and non insuring of lithium I'd have concerns

No way I would ever have large lithium ion on board which it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Simi 60
From their blurb The first? I don't...

From their blurb



The first?
I don't think so

And the pics sure do look like an ally build, not steel as the brand name implies.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2022, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Simi 60
One mans dream is another's nightmare Could...

One mans dream is another's nightmare

Could find no specs on their website
But on this it says a D3 Volvo for the Genset
And lithium ion batteries - they are the bad ones that catch on fire...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-28-2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By Simi 60
Yeah but it's not. Have you tried pricing up a...

Yeah but it's not.
Have you tried pricing up a decent sized AGM bank in Oz recently?

It's why we went Lifepo4,
Double the useable amp hours in LFP for less coin than 8 X 220ah replacement AGM
...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-26-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By Simi 60
First few years seemed ok but in year 4 it...

First few years seemed ok but in year 4 it started setting the low voltage alarm off fairly regularly and, I had to drop the setting to a lower voltage
End of year 4 start of year 5 we started...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Simi 60
Way to heavy for my liking. A tinny with a...

Way to heavy for my liking.
A tinny with a Kapten collar is equally stable, much lighter, better speed for same hp.
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,297
Posted By Simi 60
The more expensive Scintex package in the video...

The more expensive Scintex package in the video above does the same
Forum: Power Systems 06-25-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,297
Posted By Simi 60
Beat me to it Which looks identical to the...

Beat me to it
Which looks identical to the Scintex one for $350
...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-25-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By Simi 60
It's the voltage sag when running big stuff that...

It's the voltage sag when running big stuff that was a killer for us
As we got near 50%, if two or more 240v fridge freezers kicked on at the same time, voltage would drop well below 24v

I guess...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 06-24-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Simi 60
They should tell you when they lift it Smallest...

They should tell you when they lift it
Smallest travel lift I have seen is 40 tonne and will have no problems lifting yours.
Forum: Fuel Check 06-24-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Simi 60
I have an as yet unlaunched 55 lightweight...

I have an as yet unlaunched 55 lightweight composite cat back at the dirt house
Engines shafts and rudders in just the fitout, paint and windows to go so a long way yet.

I toyed with the idea if...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-24-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By Simi 60
9 X 275w Jinko Midnite classic 150 mppt ...

9 X 275w Jinko
Midnite classic 150 mppt
Victron 5000/120 multiplus
840ah @ 24v lifepo4
7kva Genset for rainy days and head start in winter - sunny summer days no Genset needed.


High draw...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Simi 60
If it disolves silicon it'd be interesting to see...

If it disolves silicon it'd be interesting to see how it goes as a diy propspeed
Forum: Power Systems 06-23-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,297
Posted By Simi 60
Any sight tubes or dip stick? Easiest way and...

Any sight tubes or dip stick?
Easiest way and what we did was with electrical ties on sight tube.
Mark fuel level - add 1000 litres
Go out and use it at most efficient hull speed - the one that...
Forum: Power Systems 06-22-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,230
Posted By Simi 60
Ours has 4 inch PVC tubes X 6 inside ventilated...

Ours has 4 inch PVC tubes X 6 inside ventilated lockers coming from 2 ft above front deck level down into front of the ER.

Hot air is vented at back of ER by big Davies Craig 24v radiator fans X 2...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-21-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By Simi 60
What? So all that automation actually made it...

What?
So all that automation actually made it harder?
Who'd have thunk it (-!
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-21-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By Simi 60
Yes, no, maybe. ;) AIS, GPS and open CPN is on...

Yes, no, maybe. ;)
AIS, GPS and open CPN is on a stand alone PC and not connected in any way to the interwebs
Google docs are on another PC, downstairs
And none of the above talks to engine,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,144
Posted By Simi 60
And wind gens are useless on days of less than 15...

And wind gens are useless on days of less than 15 knots of wind which for the last few weeks we have had.......but pretty good sun

One of the best wind gens, duogen d4000 at near $4000 just for...
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