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Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,320
Posted By Wxx3
Wonderful idea. Now, get out there and verify...

Wonderful idea.
Now, get out there and verify how accurate it is.

I use Windy for no- no go decisions and possible wx windows.

To use it and expect accuracy in route planning is cruising for...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-27-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,769
Posted By Wxx3
I have an Asian family, so this was my first...

I have an Asian family, so this was my first modification.
Simple, inexpensive $12, plumbed to cold water and what every Vietnamese uses.100756
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,453
Posted By Wxx3
If you could do all the work yourself, it would...

If you could do all the work yourself, it would be a good project boat.
Pulled out of the water the hull will drain and dry. Then you reseal.

Much of the work though would be in replacing the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,453
Posted By Wxx3
Maybe a drain hole to dewater the hull above.

Maybe a drain hole to dewater the hull above.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,453
Posted By Wxx3
There are 5 kk42s with twins.

There are 5 kk42s with twins.
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By Wxx3
Cheap battery monitors

I have a Victron, but if I was buying now, I would look at these cheap monitors, from Will Prouse. I really like this kid.

https://youtu.be/E6O76Okmt0
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,453
Posted By Wxx3
IMHO $65k sounds in the ballpark.

IMHO $65k sounds in the ballpark.
Forum: Power Systems 03-11-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By Wxx3
Kevin, I think you are over-thinking it. ...

Kevin,

I think you are over-thinking it.

I would have a spare hydraulic pump and a couple of spare hoses with the correct fittings.
You should have valves to isolate the pump if need be.
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By Wxx3
I believe KE was spun off by KK during the Dot...

I believe KE was spun off by KK during the Dot Com crises.

An old KK hand got out and was replaced by ?? a few years ago.
The KK brain trust in the Seattle office left when the Summit thing...
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By Wxx3
If they were chasing Nordhavn, they would an...

If they were chasing Nordhavn, they would an effort to market and sell like Nordhavn. They don't.

In my mind, the real issue is that they have no one of the top three who knows business or...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By Wxx3
Obviously the current directors/owners of Kadey...

Obviously the current directors/owners of Kadey Krogen thought so; all three of them.

And i am sure there are another three or four people in the world who thought this was a good idea.
...
Forum: Power Systems 03-10-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Wxx3
My KK42 has an Octopus that has seen 6,000+ hours...

My KK42 has an Octopus that has seen 6,000+ hours in not so easy conditions. One of these days I will spring for a spare, but I wouldn't buy anything else.
Forum: Covid-19 03-05-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,375
Posted By Wxx3
The reason Buffet is a trillionaire and I'm not...

The reason Buffet is a trillionaire and I'm not is that I owned DL when it was in the teens and got impatient.
Oh Well.

I like the Delta product and would consider investing again. Delta has...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 03-02-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,976
Posted By Wxx3
Wow, what a shame. I hope they can just drive...

Wow, what a shame.
I hope they can just drive the boat off the beach on a trailer.

The only question I have is why the CG didn't tell them to at least wait until daylight.
A night rescue is...
Forum: General Maintenance 03-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,694
Posted By Wxx3
Ron R did you see PSNEELD's post above. I'm...

Ron R did you see PSNEELD's post above.

I'm not sure why you feel the need to sand such a good looking bottom.

Pull out, pressure wash, two coats of something back on, change anodes, splash.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-26-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,609
Posted By Wxx3
Thank you all. Great information. While I...

Thank you all.
Great information.
While I have tried this in the past, just to find my own pots in fact, I will try again with better attention to detail.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,777
Posted By Wxx3
Also, cheapest fuel along the entire coast and...

Also, cheapest fuel along the entire coast and best marine store is in Astoria.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,777
Posted By Wxx3
Having come thru there in July, I also looked at...

Having come thru there in July, I also looked at the shortcut.
To save a mile and add some risk is a poor bet.

Here is the Vlog I made of that portion and you can see the route I took.
...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Wxx3
Solar Panels, Poly, Mono and all that stuff

I found this guy on YOu Tube, Will Prouse.

https://youtu.be/nsg9nQ03CdE


I really like his videos and his enthusiasm.

this is the second video in which he has found that mono cell SP are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,990
Posted By Wxx3
Good luck with that return. You should...

Good luck with that return.

You should range of 3,000 nm one way or another.

Now as to the premium cost. What you are paying for is a boat that is actually designed and manufactured with the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wxx3
Exactly. Well said yet again. While you may...

Exactly. Well said yet again.

While you may no plan it, there will be times you need to dock alone.
Also the ride up there will not be pleasant on all but the best days, which is not a good plan...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Wxx3
IF I have drugs, they were legally obtained,...

IF I have drugs, they were legally obtained, wherever, whenever and therefore I answer No, I have no illegal drugs.
And no, I'm not going to compare their list to mine
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Wxx3
Well said. OP You have already put too much...

Well said.

OP You have already put too much thought in the process.
What you will discover is everything you have heard about, plus everything you have not heard about.
That changes with the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,813
Posted By Wxx3
I got the same notice. At first I thought it was...

I got the same notice. At first I thought it was for Wrangell. :eek:

Considering all the vacant space they have, it's just one more way Calif communities make it a PIA to live there.

I do see...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-19-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Wxx3
We did that in 2016. Preparation as above. Used...

We did that in 2016. Preparation as above. Used Awlgrip. First year looked great, second year too, but then from year 2 to 3, started seeing blisters. Now, 4 years later have some big blisters.
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