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Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 08-03-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By jefndeb
Wow, I was just about to ask a very similar...

Wow, I was just about to ask a very similar question. We are in Portland Maine, (and thinking of going a little further north) and I quess we have about 6 more weeks until we turn south?

We left...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-28-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By jefndeb
Lewmar Concept 1 manual retrieval?

Hello,...
We have a Lewmar Concept 1 windlass on our Mainship 400 Trawler which works great, however there is a winch handle that i think is used to adjust the brake?...am i saying that right?
...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 07-17-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By jefndeb
Thanks for all the recommendations, looking...

Thanks for all the recommendations, looking further I see Blynman Canal, by Gloucester, Ma. I guess the same will apply here as well?
Looks ok but just checking with you guys.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 07-16-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By jefndeb
Cape Cod Canal question

Planning to go through the Cape Cod canal for the 1st time heading East, any recommendations or advice?

Jeff
Mainship 40
Forum: Power Systems 07-06-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By jefndeb
Update to issue- The obsolete/leaking Racor...

Update to issue-

The obsolete/leaking Racor model 120RMAM (that was installed by the factory i am assuming) was replaced today with a new Racor model 120AS. This was what was recommended by...
Forum: Power Systems 07-05-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By jefndeb
Racor Filter Question-

Hello,

I replaced this filter yesterday for our Genset and about an hour or so later it started leaking from the large header bolt on top. This is a Racor Model 120RMAN filter assembly (which I...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-03-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,847
Posted By jefndeb
We have made it as far as Brooklyn...130115130116

We have made it as far as Brooklyn...130115130116
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-20-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By jefndeb
Kohler 8EOZD quick flicker question

While at anchor, genset on, running either one or both AC pack, it seems that when the packs compressor cycles, (momentary spike) the genset goes offline momentarily. What i see is the 2 small cabin...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 06-09-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By jefndeb
Yes, thank you sir,,,I am anchored south by the...

Yes, thank you sir,,,I am anchored south by the Quiet Waters Park, Harness Creek, weather is nice and since the boss is gone I dont get the stink eye if we dont run the genny....ha. I used the...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 06-09-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,604
Posted By jefndeb
Stuck in Annapolis ...

Hello again, well we were on our way, little by little, up the East coast pretty much enjoying our trip. The fuel cost were a concern of course but I wasn't going to let that stop us. Well the...
Forum: Power Systems 05-23-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,375
Posted By jefndeb
Ok, much appreciate the comments, all went well....

Ok, much appreciate the comments, all went well. I think I will go ahead and replace the racor today as well.
Forum: Power Systems 05-22-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,375
Posted By jefndeb
I am changing the lube oil in my Yanmar...

I am changing the lube oil in my Yanmar 6LY2AN-STP today and the spec says it hold 5.2 gallons of oil, however the amount that was drained, via the XChanger Drain system, was only 3.7...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 05-17-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,333
Posted By jefndeb
All your comments and suggestions are very much...

All your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated, Jeff
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 05-15-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,333
Posted By jefndeb
Newbie Entering Chesapeake Bay

Hello all,

We are planning to continue on into the Chesapeake bay, from the south next week, (currently just south of Norfolk), and I was hoping someone might could share suggestions on where to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-11-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By jefndeb
Honda 2000 wired for 240?

Hello,

Our 2006 Mainship Trawler has a 240v AC Shore power input by means of our 50 amp shore cable. The 240v feeds the ships AC circuit breaker panel and the left side/row of CB's are all 240...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-29-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By jefndeb
Amp Hour reading in the mornings....

Hello,

We headed north one month ago in our 2006 Mainship 40 (Savannah to Chesapeake Virginia so far) and we have anchored out as many times as was possible. Looking at our electrical budget and...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-23-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale: Used watermaker
Views: 737
Posted By jefndeb
Is this still available?

Is this still available?
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 04-16-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By jefndeb
Is the raymarine equipment still available?

Is the raymarine equipment still available?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-04-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,922
Posted By jefndeb
Well as an update and closeout of this post, I...

Well as an update and closeout of this post, I trashed unit...bought this for $149...works and fits great...127438
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 03-17-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By jefndeb
Unit has been trashed.

Unit has been trashed.
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,836
Posted By jefndeb
Economy and second thoughts...

Hello,

Well I jokingly always said to myself that right before I retire (57) and went cruising (Mainship 40) the market will dump and fuel prices will get un-affordable. well......yeah.

I have...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-03-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By jefndeb
Mainship 40 Circuit Breaker Door addition

I bought some 1/4" acrylic and cut them to set just inside the original cutouts for the DC & AC circuit breaker panels.

I was looking for suggestions on if there is a preferred way to hinge these...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-23-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By jefndeb
Item sold

Item sold
Forum: Power Systems 02-22-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By jefndeb
Turbo Washing a thing?

This past weekend a fellow boater asked if I had ever had my turbo washed ..
I looked at him not really sure if he was being serious because in my green military days I was sent off to the parts...
Forum: Power Systems 02-19-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By jefndeb
Engine Zinc replaced today

Well I almost got all of them...but I guess if they are meant to errode away, if it fell inside, it will do just that ...been 8 months, I'm way behind on changing these..126099
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