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Forum: Californian Yesterday, 08:01 PM
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Posted By FlyWright
Where was it made? I think 1981 was still...

Where was it made? I think 1981 was still Marshall Boats in Tustin/Santa Ana. What's the HIN? Does it start with JCM? If so, it's made by Marshall in CA.

Great boats and stout hulls. Watch...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By FlyWright
A mounting bracket for a strainer like perhaps a...

A mounting bracket for a strainer like perhaps a Groco?
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-03-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 308,325
Posted By FlyWright
How Nomad boats got their start...:hide: ...

How Nomad boats got their start...:hide:

https://www.britishpathe.com/video/caravan-boat/query/nomad+boat
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 1,327,897
Posted By FlyWright
That's so Trawlerist of you!!!!!!!!:eek: :hide: ...

That's so Trawlerist of you!!!!!!!!:eek: :hide: :D
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,607
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Posted By FlyWright
What...no head? :facepalm:

What...no head? :facepalm:
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By FlyWright
Another thought, is that it helps to keep an...

Another thought, is that it helps to keep an appropriately sized boat hook available to easily and cleanly reach into the locker to grab pull the chain pile over.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By FlyWright
I've learned to knock down the chain pile every...

I've learned to knock down the chain pile every 60-75 ft of retrieval to avoid the jamming issues. I tried lots of 'remedies' but that seems to work most reliably on my boat.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-31-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By FlyWright
I have twin alternators, a generator and solar. ...

I have twin alternators, a generator and solar. Once the charge rate tapers at the float mode, whichever source puts out the highest voltage, seems to win the tug-of-war for the load. It's not...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 07-30-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
Makes sense...

Makes sense...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 07-30-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
My Navionics is on an 8" touchscreen tablet at...

My Navionics is on an 8" touchscreen tablet at the lower helm. It something like $15 USD/year.
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 07-30-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
I like Navionics on an 8" tablet, but I only use...

I like Navionics on an 8" tablet, but I only use it in the SF Bay and CA Delta. No use outside the Golden Gate.

(I only venture out the Gate for photo ops...)

:socool::speed...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2021, 09:22 PM
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Posted By FlyWright
I'm just passing along the tidbits I heard in my...

I'm just passing along the tidbits I heard in my meanderings. My understanding is that Deanna is a beaut...but I've never set eyes on her. I know a few folks who have enjoyed good times aboard.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 1,327,897
Posted By FlyWright
Yes, this is Adam Farrow's 117 ft vessel recently...

Yes, this is Adam Farrow's 117 ft vessel recently offered for sale to make room for his new sportfisher, Joker. Purchased by Bob Lee, owner of Paradise Point.
...
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 07-27-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
Did you add a watermaker? Is a genset standard?

Did you add a watermaker? Is a genset standard?
Forum: General Maintenance 07-27-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 777
Posted By FlyWright
Try a PM to Keysdisease for advice or call...

Try a PM to Keysdisease for advice or call SoundDown direct. He works for SoundDown.
Forum: Helmsman/Camano 07-25-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,788
Posted By FlyWright
They sure pack a lot of boat into the H38E! ...

They sure pack a lot of boat into the H38E! Great choice for a versatile, capable vessel. Any thrusters or articulated rudder?

The late TFer Windmist (RIP) had a H38 with an articulated rudder...
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 07-25-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By FlyWright
Sounds like a fun perch, AP! Lots of free...

Sounds like a fun perch, AP! Lots of free entertainment on a challenging day, I bet.
Almost as good as next to the launch ramp at some locales!!
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-19-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,257
Posted By FlyWright
It's very simple, clean and fast. Maybe I should...

It's very simple, clean and fast. Maybe I should record a video of how it works sometime when I have a crewmember aboard to hold the camera.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-19-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,257
Posted By FlyWright
I leave my 2 shackles on the chain at ~90 and...

I leave my 2 shackles on the chain at ~90 and ~120 ft all the time and just snap into them as needed when anchoring. They pass through the gypsy without a problem.

Anything beyond ~130 ft gets...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 26,667
Posted By FlyWright
Nothing personal, Bill, but your new boat has a...

Nothing personal, Bill, but your new boat has a big ass. I bet that's one of the reasons why you bought her sight unseen! 😄 :hide:
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,097
Posted By FlyWright
I'd be more concerned about attenuated radar...

I'd be more concerned about attenuated radar performance than degraded body tissue or brain cells from most modern recreational boat radar systems.
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By FlyWright
I recently added 500W of solar to my 34 and find...

I recently added 500W of solar to my 34 and find that on most days, I'm going to bed after dark at 95% +/- and my low SOC after making coffee and breakfast is typically 75-80%. Normally from 10:00...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,291
Posted By FlyWright
Congrats on the sale of Klee Wyck, Bill!! The...

Congrats on the sale of Klee Wyck, Bill!! The new owners are getting a beaut!!

Hope you get to enjoy the Sea of Cortez soon. What a great adventure.

Are you keeping your screen name as Klee...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-09-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,257
Posted By FlyWright
I use these Davis LineGrabber soft shackles...

I use these Davis LineGrabber soft shackles (https://www.westmarine.com/buy/simply-brilliant--shockles-linegrabber--11887254) paired with a Davis Shockles snubber...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 07-08-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,257
Posted By FlyWright
I'd rather tie a knot in a line than use a...

I'd rather tie a knot in a line than use a contraption like that under load.

Let us know how it works.
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