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Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-31-2021, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Octaman
Grey knob mystery finally solved! Well, almost ....

Grey knob mystery finally solved! Well, almost . . . :)

I have news; I managed to take a picture of the knob from behind, within the compartment.

There is a solid brass tube attached to it on...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-23-2021, 04:47 AM
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Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Greetings to everyone. :) I promised to...

Greetings to everyone. :)

I promised to report after Friday; so here I am.

Friday was a day filled with surprises and stress. I was on the boat as I had said I would be. The boat was in the...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-18-2021, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Octaman
Hi Wifey B, :ermm: ? If you are allocating...

Hi Wifey B, :ermm: ?
If you are allocating just one week to Greece (the Ionian and the Aegean seas and Crete) you may have to review your itinerary. You can't do it all in just seven days. Unless...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-18-2021, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Octaman
Hello wkearny99, :) I am reading very carefully...

Hello wkearny99, :)
I am reading very carefully and making notes!
Thank you for your input.
And the suggestion on the inspection camera.
So, I guess Friday is my big day, when I am on the boat...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-18-2021, 02:53 AM
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Posted By Octaman
Smile Hey Wifey B, That is a tough question;...

Hey Wifey B,
That is a tough question; especially as I am in love with all the Greek islands and I find that every place has something unique to offer.
Anyway, having said that and assuming you...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-18-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Hello Charles! :) Thank you for your message...

Hello Charles! :)
Thank you for your message and observations. :thumb:
So you are a 1980-built as well. Our hull numbers should be close. On my end she is a 690.
What you write is very helpful...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-17-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
From the catalogue that ScottC sent me here is a...

From the catalogue that ScottC sent me here is a photo of the Danfoss manually rotating shut-off valve.

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/members/27818-albums1102-picture6833.jpg

Assuming it...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-17-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
I totally agree High Wire. I've seen them being...

I totally agree High Wire.
I've seen them being used and always made a note of buying one. And never did.
I guess now is the time to actually go out and get one.
Thanks.
Octaman._
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-17-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
Kalosorisma (Welcoming)

La Mer! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

Eimaste kala - Euxaristw
(We are well - thank you)

What a lovely tale and beautiful photos of Santorini.

Thank you for the 'Kalosorisma'. :)
I am guessing you...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-17-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Soo Valey - duly noted. Will do. I am...

Soo Valey - duly noted.
Will do.
I am guessing that the three screws fix into the wood and do not have backing washers and nuts. Because if they do, I will either not be able to unscrew them to...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-17-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Thank you High Wire for your input. :) You are...

Thank you High Wire for your input. :)
You are absolutely right. It might not be connected to anything. But it would help to know why it was put there in the first place.

As I have said in my...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-17-2021, 03:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
Comodave, It is a bright red Ford Lehman 120hp,...

Comodave,
It is a bright red Ford Lehman 120hp, naturally aspirated. The original. the hourmeter seems to have low working hours and I am only guessing that it may have been overhauled in the past....
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-17-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Octaman
Well, Good for YOU, Wife B. I am sure you will...

Well, Good for YOU, Wife B.
I am sure you will have a great time. Italy is also a fantastic destination. And it only makes sense that from Italy's heel you cross over to the first island of Greece...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-17-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Thank you Soo-Valley for your input. :) Indeed,...

Thank you Soo-Valley for your input. :)
Indeed, on the bigger Grand Banks I have seen the rotating knob on the ceiling.
It is helpful to know that it is for the propane supply to the stove that...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-16-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Thank you very much Br Jere for a prompt...

Thank you very much Br Jere for a prompt response. Much appreciated. Sorry to have put you to the trouble; I was under the impression that you had a Grand Banks 32. My mistake. Enjoy your new boat. I...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-16-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
That is a very interesting observation ScottC. ...

That is a very interesting observation ScottC.
Of exceptional value coming from a man that has been in two different parts of the world with your solar boat.
Thank you for sharing.

As for water...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-16-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
That is a very nice boat you have ScottC. It is...

That is a very nice boat you have ScottC.
It is the way things are heading. The future is already here.
And with all the sun in the Med you should be more than amply sustainable.
You will like...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-16-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Octaman
I appreciate your sense of humour Old Dan 1943. ...

I appreciate your sense of humour Old Dan 1943.
In that case, I am just learning (smile)
Thank you for your message.
Octaman
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-16-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Here is a picture of the knob ...

Here is a picture of the knob

https://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/members/27818-albums1102-picture6830.jpg
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-16-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Thank you George for your response. :) You...

Thank you George for your response. :)

You have set me thinking!

There is a button, a push button, on the right side of the wheel with indication that it is for the windscreen washer, but so...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-16-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
Thank you Pete for your message. Well, maybe...

Thank you Pete for your message.

Well, maybe I should say that English is my first language because my initial schooling was in English. However, my parents are both Greek and I went to university...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 05-16-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By Octaman
Danfoss grey knob identification help

Hello there, I'm new.

Well, there's no such thing as a dumb question, right?

I am in the process of familiarizing myself with the GB32. I have one question that remains unanswered;

What is...
Forum: Welcome Mat 05-16-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,005
Posted By Octaman
Smile New member from Athens, Greece, in the Med

Hello there to all you passionate boaters!
I am a seasoned sailor with vast experience on different types of boats but it is my first time on a Grand Banks 32.
My first impression has been totally...
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