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Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 11-13-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By MikeyG
Pm'd

Pm'd
Forum: Liveaboards 09-25-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,768
Posted By MikeyG
Retired 3 weeks ago, heading to Demoplis mid...

Retired 3 weeks ago, heading to Demoplis mid October to put her on the hard and do it, so much for taking it easy but I've got big plans!
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 06-27-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By MikeyG
if slowgoes doesnt take please consider it sold,...

if slowgoes doesnt take please consider it sold, please let me know...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 11-20-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,086
Posted By MikeyG
Yep, thinking bird in hand she's going on. Worst...

Yep, thinking bird in hand she's going on. Worst case I replace it with a 55 and hide it for a special occassion. Appreciate all the input!
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 11-20-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,086
Posted By MikeyG
40 ft, 28000 lbs, dispacement hull. Boat came...

40 ft, 28000 lbs, dispacement hull. Boat came with 2 cqr's on the front (45 and 35) but an 88# Rocna which I picked up for a very fair price is what I'm considering. A 55 Rocna was my original plan....
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 11-19-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,086
Posted By MikeyG
too big an anchor?

Are there any disadvantages to a seriously oversized anchor (sizing chart wise) given that she fits perfectly on the bow, windlass is rated to handle it with appropriately sized chain etc? Bought a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By MikeyG
I have a 438 model(flybridge, no mast) and the...

I have a 438 model(flybridge, no mast) and the rear tanks are my fuel(200 per side). Port filler is my water feeding a 100 gallon tank just under the steps. Starboard side is blackwater 100 gallon...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-13-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By MikeyG
Sneed, I think we're on the same page but then...

Sneed, I think we're on the same page but then what would be the short circuit rating of 8 100 amp lithiums and is this not where the fuse becomes important? Overthinking myself into a rabbit hole...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-12-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By MikeyG
I was thinking size to the inverter but it seemed...

I was thinking size to the inverter but it seemed too simple. 4/0 it shall be, inverter will be within 18 inches of positive lead but goal is get all the potential out of my power.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-12-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By MikeyG
Parallel battery cables

Getting ready to do a major refit/relocation of my battery bank and I guess I'm seeking confirmation of my thought process. 8 100amp lithium batteries feeding a 3000w victron charger/inverter. For...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-16-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,768
Posted By MikeyG
Hey Bones, I've owned a 438 flybridge going...

Hey Bones,

I've owned a 438 flybridge going on 3 yrs now. I know just enough to be dangerous but am just starting a major refit so my learning curve is quite steep. Crazy how many variations of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,956
Posted By MikeyG
Been a year now, threw an Engle 12V only in my...

Been a year now, threw an Engle 12V only in my truck as an experiment and have been schocked at the efficiency. Longest period on truck batteries (720 amps, 3yrs old) and Detroit still fired after 6...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By MikeyG
Welcome aboard! I think I'm living on what you...

Welcome aboard! I think I'm living on what you described just north of you. Good bones, all the systems in place, just 1 bite at a time in refit. Feel free to reach out as I have many areas you can...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,956
Posted By MikeyG
Wow, as I suspected I didn't know what I didn't...

Wow, as I suspected I didn't know what I didn't know! Lots to research now but first impressions that Engle unit looks attractive. Doing some "rearranging" in the former dinette area and cubbies for...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,956
Posted By MikeyG
Extended cruising refrigeration needs

Trying to increase freezer capacity for mostly anchorage cruising and wonder what the veterans choose. I have fairly significant solar/house bank and am wondering if utilizing the existing ice box...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,865
Posted By MikeyG
She looked great and first impressions, very...

She looked great and first impressions, very professional operation. Driver knew his job...
What color was the hull and can I copy?
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,865
Posted By MikeyG
Minding my own business hauling a load of steel...

Minding my own business hauling a load of steel to Chattanooga on I65S yardstick 105 (just south of Louisville) and I believe I spotted her heading northbound. That color looked good on the pavement!
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-25-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,186
Posted By MikeyG
it's a different river today, watching the level...

it's a different river today, watching the level drop noticeably, chick may open tomorrow but it's too nice to leave. with levels dropping hard I think most debris should be flushed by Thurs
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-24-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,186
Posted By MikeyG
10 minutes on the Tenn-Tom, you were going to...

10 minutes on the Tenn-Tom, you were going to wait on me for the next lock, I laughed as I was at 6 knots! Yeah, went threw today, had to run inside til I hit the huge current, then ferry kayak style...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-24-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,186
Posted By MikeyG
big learning day about my girl, think I'm in...

big learning day about my girl, think I'm in love...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-24-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,186
Posted By MikeyG
good call, I'm on Nemo and left Hales Bar this...

good call, I'm on Nemo and left Hales Bar this morning with the intention of evaluating currents. Read your post about 10 miles in and decided to punch through. Finally secure in Choo Choo and gonna...
Forum: Voyagers and other Boaters on the Go! 04-21-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,186
Posted By MikeyG
today it is shut down til 4. don't ask how I...

today it is shut down til 4. don't ask how I know! at least I'm first in line...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By MikeyG
Drake, pm sent, sounds like a busy time...

Drake, pm sent, sounds like a busy time...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By MikeyG
What's your time frame? Leaving Mobile April 15...

What's your time frame? Leaving Mobile April 15 heading for Knoxville.
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-22-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By MikeyG
Well, survey went very well yesterday, couple of...

Well, survey went very well yesterday, couple of small issues to address when I take possession but she showed really well. Of course in the excitement I didn't take a single pic! She's still listed...
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