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Forum: Other Trawler Systems Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By boatpoker
As a Certified Marine Corrosion Analyst. I agree....

As a Certified Marine Corrosion Analyst. I agree.

I've seen similar on boats that sat in water for years without moving.

EDIT : Oooops .... my certification expired yesterday, Now a retired...
Forum: Covid-19 03-30-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,675
Posted By boatpoker
We are locked out of our boat (home) in Port...

We are locked out of our boat (home) in Port Whitby Marina.
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,155
Posted By boatpoker
I was circumsized when I was 21 ..... unpleasant....

I was circumsized when I was 21 ..... unpleasant. I did most of it myself ..... unintentionally.
Forum: Covid-19 03-30-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,684
Posted By boatpoker
So bored i'm reading my spam mail.

So bored i'm reading my spam mail.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-30-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 888
Posted By boatpoker
On deliveries I've used just about every brand...

On deliveries I've used just about every brand and model out there and they are all pretty much the same but for one aspect I feel is absolutely critical.

I've never cracked a manual on a Garmin...
Forum: Covid-19 03-28-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 10,823
Posted By boatpoker
Sadly I think you have the most accurate take on...

Sadly I think you have the most accurate take on this. This Financial pyramid scheme cannot continue much longer.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-26-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,603
Posted By boatpoker
Sometimes they earn that attitude by plopping...

Sometimes they earn that attitude by plopping traps in the middle of a marked channel.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By boatpoker
or ...... https://www.boatel.ca/ As long as...

or ...... https://www.boatel.ca/

As long as they never leave the dock with customers they are legit in Canada
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,925
Posted By boatpoker
think the only ones insisting are the insurance...

think the only ones insisting are the insurance companies since it's their money at risk.
Forum: Grand Banks 03-24-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By boatpoker
One of the best mods I ever made. I did mine in...

One of the best mods I ever made. I did mine in one weekend of work that I believe any reasonably mechanical person could handle.

PS hydraulic autopilots are so much smoother and quieter.
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,326
Posted By boatpoker
ABYC A-4 attached

ABYC A-4 attached
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,062
Posted By boatpoker
After a long career designing ships screws in...

After a long career designing ships screws in Scotland and England my Dad ended his career designing turbine blades for Pratt & Whitney.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,062
Posted By boatpoker
Recently spent a week on the Colorado River at...

Recently spent a week on the Colorado River at Parker, California and watched dozens of supposedly go-fasts scream up and down the 6-7 miles stretch.
Wanna go fast, fine but for gods sake buy some...
Forum: Covid-19 03-17-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,675
Posted By boatpoker
Have my cheque ready.

Have my cheque ready.
Forum: Covid-19 03-17-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,675
Posted By boatpoker
But don't forget to leave an opening at Roxham Rd.

But don't forget to leave an opening at Roxham Rd.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-26-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,603
Posted By boatpoker
There are no "tricks" here it's simply learning...

There are no "tricks" here it's simply learning how to use your radar.
Radar marketing makes the use of these systems look like a 5yr old can master it. .... not so.

Do a google on "marine radar...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-26-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,540
Posted By boatpoker
Having built houses and boats ..... you are...

Having built houses and boats ..... you are mistaken. Materials and methods are quite different.
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,607
Posted By boatpoker
:)

:)
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,607
Posted By boatpoker
You know you've made when ...... the first...

You know you've made when ......

the first thing you see every morning is the smile of the most beautiful woman on the planet.

Your grandaughter snuggles in and says "I love you papa".

Your...
Forum: Power Systems 02-14-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,760
Posted By boatpoker
Between Toronto and Bahamas I've carried the...

Between Toronto and Bahamas I've carried the stuff for weeks to find a legit place to get rid of it. I'd rather carry it than burn it in my engine.
Forum: Grand Banks 02-13-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,273
Posted By boatpoker
I had a Volvo TAMD 60B. Wonderful engine, smooth...

I had a Volvo TAMD 60B. Wonderful engine, smooth and reliable.
I would never buy another.
Parts were tough to find and shockingly expensive.
When Volvo discontinues an engine, Support stops...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By boatpoker
I've been involved in two damage claims on IPS...

I've been involved in two damage claims on IPS systems. When something goes wrong the costs are extreme.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By boatpoker
Pro Mariner or Sterling (same thing, different...

Pro Mariner or Sterling (same thing, different badge).

In corrosion surveys I have found it is not unusual for Xantrex units to leak AC into the DC side
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By boatpoker
That price seems high to me. Attached is a...

That price seems high to me. Attached is a soldboats report on 38' Fu Hwa's (in Canadian dollars)
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 02-10-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,214
Posted By boatpoker
When I'm surveying and the owner insists on being...

When I'm surveying and the owner insists on being present the first thing I do is politely inform that I will not discuss the boat with him but only with my client and not in the owners presence....
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