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Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 04:37 PM
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Posted By sunchaser
Dependent upon the engine oil burned and leaked,...

Dependent upon the engine oil burned and leaked, oil needs to be added up to the fill mark between changes. For newer engines oil burned is between 0.05 to 0.10 % of fuel used. Older or higher hour...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By sunchaser
Anna There is considerable discussion on the...

Anna
There is considerable discussion on the Nordhavn site about John Deere oil change methodology when doing long passages. Several TF members have access to that site and I'm sure could chime in...
Forum: Power Systems Yesterday, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 302
Posted By sunchaser
I've been burning year old gas in my dinghy...

I've been burning year old gas in my dinghy outboard all year. In another month or so I'll have burned it all then add stabilizer to a full tank and go at it again next year.

But, the bigger...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By sunchaser
RIP FF for sure. Along with his oft mentioned...

RIP FF for sure. Along with his oft mentioned propane fridge and love for Danforth anchors, those of us oldies can fondly remember the big jet debates between he and Marin.
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,305
Posted By sunchaser
Scott Given your vessel has seen some long...

Scott
Given your vessel has seen some long distance sea time over the years, how is the fuel system set up that may be of interest to the OP's questions?
Forum: Power Systems 08-11-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By sunchaser
SD No matter what battery size you end up with,...

SD
No matter what battery size you end up with, insure the cable size is conservative and length of runs as short as possible. The best of battery selection was negated by "bad" cabling when our...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-10-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By sunchaser
If you go to the "Marine How To" website, Rod...

If you go to the "Marine How To" website, Rod Collins has a great writeup on the Blue Seas ACR and detailed coverage of combiners in general. It states that a key feature of the Blue Seas ACR is...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-10-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By sunchaser
GD Contact Flywright, he did it on his 4...

GD
Contact Flywright, he did it on his 4 cylinder Perkins as best I recall and was quite happy with the result.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By sunchaser
OK OK :peace: Bedwell Harbour to N. P. :o

OK OK :peace: Bedwell Harbour to N. P. :o
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By sunchaser
Humm, I seem to remember Canal Rd connects N &S...

Humm, I seem to remember Canal Rd connects N &S Pender IS :confused:
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By sunchaser
Tilt No argument with what you are saying. ...

Tilt
No argument with what you are saying.

Please note I was responding to post#14 and although I could have stated it more clearly, Nexus by itself is of no use when crossing the border. As one...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By sunchaser
Does PB then have a dedicated Customs Agent or...

Does PB then have a dedicated Customs Agent or would it be a drive over from Pender Harbor?
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By sunchaser
Nord The customs agent echoes this thread,...

Nord
The customs agent echoes this thread, NEXUS is of no use when entering Canada by boat. Id guess they are a bit short tempered in this regard with entrance protocols well stated in the...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-09-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By sunchaser
We just had a Blue Seas ML ACR installed. One of...

We just had a Blue Seas ML ACR installed. One of its stated advantages is that when engines are started, with added starter control wiring, it eliminates power surges from the start bank. Real or BS...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By sunchaser
[QUOTE=markpj23;1116079] We looked at a 53'...

[QUOTE=markpj23;1116079]
We looked at a 53' Defever with the Gyro Gale system and that looked interesting. Owner raved about it. Had to give up a large locker space for the compressor though. It...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 08-07-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By sunchaser
There are some good suggestions here John O. I've...

There are some good suggestions here John O. I've a question, where is the water coming from? We've 4 separate bilge areas on our vessel and all are dry as a bone.
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 08-07-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,851
Posted By sunchaser
Not knowing any details of this incident - ...

Not knowing any details of this incident -

With more and more use of plug and play navigation accidents can arise. Dead reckoning, range markers, physical buoy locations and paper charts remain...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 08-06-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 885
Posted By sunchaser
The OP's vessel like most other DeFevers lacks a...

The OP's vessel like most other DeFevers lacks a bow pulpit. So when retrieving the anchor the experience factor for that specific boat is important. If too impatient, just hitting the up switch...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-06-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By sunchaser
:thumb: Modulation is not unique to Victron. If...

:thumb:
Modulation is not unique to Victron. If one is inverter/charger shopping insure your new unit has this feature especially for times when tied to 30 amp pedestals.
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 08-06-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 885
Posted By sunchaser
SD With boat hook in hand and foot ready on the...

SD
With boat hook in hand and foot ready on the rise button, I grab the anchor just before it enters the bow roller and rotate if necessary then raise it. A bit of foot, hand and eye coordination...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By sunchaser
SE Asia Boat Builds

The boat builders is SE Asia appear to be potential collateral damage for China's expansion goals into Taiwan. Keeping politics out of it as best possible builders beyond Taiwan's yards may well be...
Forum: Power Systems 08-04-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By sunchaser
Aren't bottom tank draws an issue for USCG and...

Aren't bottom tank draws an issue for USCG and ABYC? My 4 tanks are all top draws and work fine, not saying though that some vessels have piping setups that can indeed be problematic. Especially when...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-03-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By sunchaser
Likely GEICO has found that the pandemic created...

Likely GEICO has found that the pandemic created a new business model. Thousands of firms have now switched to Internet and app communications with their clients. As businesses re-assess certain...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,580
Posted By sunchaser
If you are really marine stuff capable go for it,...

If you are really marine stuff capable go for it, provided you have $50-75K plus to do it. New tanks, wiring, engine work, drive train, interior joinery, exterior, instruments etc. in other words,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By sunchaser
Install a clear fuel line in the suspect...

Install a clear fuel line in the suspect locations after the Racor and look for bubbles. Also disconnect your line to the Racor and draw from a jerry can to hopefully eliminate tank to Racors fuel...
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