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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 03-01-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By Codger2
Neither do I!:popcorn:

Neither do I!:popcorn:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-20-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Codger2
You bet they are & extremely easy to use as...

You bet they are & extremely easy to use as well!:oldman:
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,922
Posted By Codger2
If I run down to a 80% discharge, when back in...

If I run down to a 80% discharge, when back in the slip and plugged in to shore power, the boat is at 100% the next morning. I really don't know how many hours that takes! Since my Balmar SOC gauge...
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,922
Posted By Codger2
NO. My electricity use is in the slip fee which...

NO. My electricity use is in the slip fee which is in line with competing marinas who charge extra for the electricity. (Meters) :dance:
Forum: General Discussion 02-17-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,922
Posted By Codger2
I echo the above statements. I have owned 10...

I echo the above statements. I have owned 10 boats since 1995, from 30' to 54', Sport fishers, trawlers, go fast, etc. I loved all of them and all of them consumed a lot of my money for maintenance,...
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 02-16-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,672
Posted By Codger2
I've always thought that Nordic Tug made an...

I've always thought that Nordic Tug made an inexpensive good looking hull protector.
Pick you material of choice, no bending required.:oldman:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-15-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,699
Posted By Codger2
I can't count the number of hours I've spent on...

I can't count the number of hours I've spent on researching LiFePo4 batteries as i am driving an all electric boat and plan on doing it until I'm 90.(9 more years to go.) My present battery bank...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-15-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,137
Posted By Codger2
My 2022 SUV's Nav system uses my smart phone...

My 2022 SUV's Nav system uses my smart phone plugged into the vehicle's Nav screen. There are several nav apps that you download to your phone that work well. (Free) Makes me wonder if the same...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,136
Posted By Codger2
I love that almost 100% of responders to this...

I love that almost 100% of responders to this thread have similar comments that the OP made. I am in the same boat! Although I admit to being quite biased about my feelings for the 42 Ocean Alexander...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Codger2
I've been on this Forum since 2007 and this is...

I've been on this Forum since 2007 and this is the best post I have ever read! :dance:
Forum: General Maintenance 01-27-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Codger2
have any of you tried polycarbonate (Lexan) in...

have any of you tried polycarbonate (Lexan) in cold weather?
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-27-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Codger2
Yes they are but they're damn good cameras! I had...

Yes they are but they're damn good cameras! I had 5 of them on my last boat and all worked really well with my Raymarine suite.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-16-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,394
Posted By Codger2
+1:popcorn:

+1:popcorn:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-09-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,461
Posted By Codger2
I wrote this on October 28, 2021 and at that time...

I wrote this on October 28, 2021 and at that time the Firmware release did not solve the "High & low voltage alerts". The most recent Firmware release does solve the problem!
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,444
Posted By Codger2
Peter, That's been my experience as well!

Peter, That's been my experience as well!
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,723
Posted By Codger2
After 10 diesel powered boats and cruising the...

After 10 diesel powered boats and cruising the SoCal waters for 25 years, I agree with the above quote. :oldman:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-04-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Codger2
The Balmar SG200 SOC meter fits in a 2&1/16th...

The Balmar SG200 SOC meter fits in a 2&1/16th hole. It will tell you, SOC, volts, amps (in & out) time to go & SOH. (State of Health) All with a 1 button scroll!
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,835
Posted By Codger2
I love the question as I have been pursuing an...

I love the question as I have been pursuing an answer to it for approximate;y 30 years. You name it and I have probably been aboard it! Now in my 81rst year, I have become extremely hard to please...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 12-21-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,876
Posted By Codger2
I did the same thing with the same results.

I did the same thing with the same results.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 12-14-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,084
Posted By Codger2
*1:thumb::oldman: My old single diesel 32...

*1:thumb::oldman:
My old single diesel 32 Halvorsen's sweet spot was 2000 & 8.4 knots.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-13-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,095
Posted By Codger2
Sound advice! :popcorn:

Sound advice! :popcorn:
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-09-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,475
Posted By Codger2
My Duffy comes from the factory with 2 banks of 6...

My Duffy comes from the factory with 2 banks of 6 volt batteries. (16 batteries in total.)Each bank of 8-6volt batteries is wired in series then the 2 banks are connected in parallel producing 48...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 12-05-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,379
Posted By Codger2
I was a tool & die maker in a previous life &...

I was a tool & die maker in a previous life & RT's comment is right on the money!
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,673
Posted By Codger2
I understand the acceptance of battery powered...

I understand the acceptance of battery powered tools but when the battery is dead (which happened to me a lot) & the job at hand wouldn't wait, having an extension cord and an electric drill is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,673
Posted By Codger2
I'm 80 years old now and have had my share of...

I'm 80 years old now and have had my share of battery powered tools that no longer work. After many years of replacing them I finally found the solution and have embraced it for the last 20 years. I...
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