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Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,007
Posted By Andrewc
My question is still what is the broker's...

My question is still what is the broker's responsibility when he/she lists a boat? The broker I just worked with KNOWS that the hours listed on the meters are not accurate, but the boat is still...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,007
Posted By Andrewc
Some clarification. this is a 100k plus boat. ...

Some clarification. this is a 100k plus boat. The meters are reading 976 and 945. The owner supposedly has a log of the hours since his ownership but is not willing to hand over the log. I asked...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,007
Posted By Andrewc
Broker accountability

I have been moving forward on the purchase of a trawler over the past month. I am working directly with the seller's broker. I have completed the survey, haul out, oil samples on two engines, two...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Andrewc
Oil samples are attached,(hopefully)

Oil samples are attached,(hopefully)
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Andrewc
The dock is actually at his house. No close...

The dock is actually at his house. No close neighbors. The engines are 1997 Diamond series Cummins. I Think 430 hp each. I'm not certain about normal cruise. WOT is 2600rpm
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Andrewc
Bad oil sample

I am going through the survey process and the oil samples came back questionable. Some work had been done to aftercoolers and heat exchangers but no oil change was done after this work was...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,305
Posted By Andrewc
I almost did hail him on the radio! Another 2...

I almost did hail him on the radio! Another 2 minutes at a slow speed and he would have been past me. I could be wrong, but it seemed that his wake was even worse because his stern sunk low with...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,305
Posted By Andrewc
Dealing with a wake from boat passing from behind

I was cruising down the intracoastal toward Charleston yesterday. There were a couple of guys fishing up ahead on a small skiff. Behind me I noticed a coast guard boat (40-50 footer) moving up...
Forum: Other Makes 02-14-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andrewc
I appreciate the responses, but I was more...

I appreciate the responses, but I was more interested in what people's thoughts were on the fiberglassed winshield area rather than the pros and cons of just having a flybridge. The other boats that...
Forum: Other Makes 02-14-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andrewc
Thanks for your response RTF. That actually IS...

Thanks for your response RTF. That actually IS the Jefferson I looked at.
Forum: Other Makes 02-14-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andrewc
Interesting Jefferson 46

I looked at a Jefferson 46 recently. Nice looking, well kept boat. The item I really found interesting was the front windshield area. The area was fully covered by fiberglass much like I have seen...
Forum: Albin 02-10-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,548
Posted By Andrewc
I have the SP-70, and I did the install myself

I have the SP-70, and I did the install myself
Forum: Albin 02-10-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,548
Posted By Andrewc
I have an 1986 34 that came with a generator. ...

I have an 1986 34 that came with a generator. Mine is a 5KW Onan, also on the port side. My boat is currently in the "for sale" section with pictures.
Forum: Power Systems 02-06-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,677
Posted By Andrewc
Thanks for all the replies. The engines have low...

Thanks for all the replies. The engines have low hours, around 980, I'm hoping they haven't been run too hard. Regardless, I'll get an engine survey if I decide to move forward.
Forum: Power Systems 02-05-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,677
Posted By Andrewc
Diamond series cummins review/info

I'm looking at a 1997 Jefferson that is powered by twin Diamond series cummins engines that are rated at 420hp. I'm having a hard time tracking down any info on this particular model of cummins. My...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andrewc
The boat is also listed on Boat Trader with a...

The boat is also listed on Boat Trader with a few more pictures
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-05-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andrewc
Boat is located in Southport, North Carolina

Boat is located in Southport, North Carolina
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-03-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,578
Posted By Andrewc
1986 Albin 34 $39,500

Truely turn-key. Ready for the next adventure. Coast Guard documented.
Albin 34 trawler, single diesel with bow thruster. Very spacious. Two bathrooms, rear birth with queen size bed. Front v-birth...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Andrewc
Thanks so much for the info/recommendations! ...

Thanks so much for the info/recommendations! Looks like I have another avenue to explore!
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Andrewc
Frigonautica refrigerator recomendations

Looking to replace my refrigerator on my old Albin. The largest I can squeeze into the cabinet is about 5.5 cu ft. The only one I can find in that size is a Frigonautic that Defender sells. Anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Andrewc
Thanks for all the responces/info. Looks like I...

Thanks for all the responces/info. Looks like I will start looking at other routes!
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Andrewc
Gulf coast to Mexico

During these Covid days, I'm constantly thinking about destinations for trips in my old Albin. One discussion that came up was a trip north up the west coast of Florida and working my way across...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-07-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Andrewc
I'll give that a try. Thanks!!

I'll give that a try. Thanks!!
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-06-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Andrewc
Thanks for the windlass suggestion, but the...

Thanks for the windlass suggestion, but the bigger problem I have is getting the chain/rode to fall in the right locker. If I mount the windless dead center and cut the corresponding hole in the...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-06-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Andrewc
Help needed with windlass location

Hello,
I have a 1986 Albin 34 that has been a labor of love for me over the past 3 years. My current project that I am attempting to accomplish is adding a windlass. My Albin apparently had a...
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