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Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By HenryD
As with most things - experience matters. Our...

As with most things - experience matters. Our boat was painted with Awlgrip and I repainted the transom when the name was changed. I used a Preval sprayer and practiced on the side of a trash...
Forum: Power Systems 10-17-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By HenryD
Westerbeke 12.5k - won't run when releasing Pre-Heat switch

Hello,
I am trying to help a buddy boat with their Westerbeke and I have run out of my limited knowledge. They have a 12.5k Westerbeke that will start and run as long as the pre-heat switch is...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 09-04-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,043
Posted By HenryD
We lived aboard for 11+ years and have a stacked...

We lived aboard for 11+ years and have a stacked Kenmore washer/dryer. My wife did 99.9% of our laundry aboard...a handful of times she used marina laundry for blankets of something.
The...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,023
Posted By HenryD
I swore I would not own a boat that I could not...

I swore I would not own a boat that I could not move along the side decks from bow to stern...then I spent a week on a Great Harbour 37. We loved the layout of the boat, the 16' beam made for a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,672
Posted By HenryD
Pilothouse is for us

The pilothouse was one of the main features that sold us on our boat. 90% we run with the doors open, sometimes the front window up. The visibility is great (forward), accessibility to the line...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,829
Posted By HenryD
We have the older Eartech (we hated) and the Sena...

We have the older Eartech (we hated) and the Sena SPH10s which we love. The behind the head band makes them stay put and easy to use. The pairing is down to memory now. I put mine on, power up,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,108
Posted By HenryD
I have a Si-Tex transceiver and like having...

I have a Si-Tex transceiver and like having send/receive AIS.
If I was shopping for a new unit I would be looking for the newer B+ units.
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 04-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,640
Posted By HenryD
Peter, About 30 minutes north of you is...

Peter,
About 30 minutes north of you is Depco Pumps. www.depco.com They are an expert in marine pumps and are very helpful to discuss the pros/cons of various pumps.
My washdown pump is...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By HenryD
When we bought Seven Tenths, she had a brass oil...

When we bought Seven Tenths, she had a brass oil lantern hanging above the galley table. She who must be obeyed, wanted the stain glass light from the house hung above the table so the oil lantern...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By HenryD
Wet Exhaust Temperature Alarm by Borel...

Wet Exhaust Temperature Alarm by Borel Manufacturing Inc. (https://www.borelmfg.com/products_alarm.htm)
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By HenryD
I am shocked the instrument is not in Clemson...

I am shocked the instrument is not in Clemson colors
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-11-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,709
Posted By HenryD
Do you have a vacuume switch? If so, can you...

Do you have a vacuume switch? If so, can you adjust it?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-22-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,922
Posted By HenryD
I did a similar setup with two Lenovo "Tiny"...

I did a similar setup with two Lenovo "Tiny" computers. I had access to Cisco switches and routers so I setup a switch with VLANs. The radar (for me is Simard) floods the LAN so it is on it's VLAN....
Forum: Great Harbour 02-18-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,233
Posted By HenryD
Timb7734, Which hull did you own? I...

Timb7734,
Which hull did you own?
I took the railing off mine when I had it cut down to clear the bridges. I put it back on at the height of the KVH TracVision antenna.
We met you at...
Forum: Great Harbour 02-18-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,233
Posted By HenryD
Pirate Dan, A GH47 could get down to 15'1"...

Pirate Dan,
A GH47 could get down to 15'1" with the TV antenna and railing removed. The davit will then be the highest point.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 02-11-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,974
Posted By HenryD
I put a Maretron TMP100 temperature monitor...

I put a Maretron TMP100 temperature monitor module in the boat and put a sensor in the engine room, pilot house, master berth, saloon, forward bilge, outside in cockpit. I can view it on the N2K...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By HenryD
We Looped in 2016 in our boat - a 47' trawler...

We Looped in 2016 in our boat - a 47' trawler with 16' beam, and 3' draft. We did not have issues with the beam and really enjoyed the shallow draft, allowing us to anchor cruise in areas that...
Forum: Great Harbour 12-30-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,533
Posted By HenryD
NWBoater, I believe there are only three...

NWBoater,
I believe there are only three boats west of the Mississippi - one GH37 in Hawaii, one GH37 near Seattle and one N37 in Texas.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,158
Posted By HenryD
My bow has a Fortress FX-55 on the port side of...

My bow has a Fortress FX-55 on the port side of my bow pulpit - which has the roller out the furthest. Then I have a Rocna 40 on the starboard side of the bow pulpit that has a slot in the pulpit...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-30-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By HenryD
I installed micro switches from Rockler on each...

I installed micro switches from Rockler on each of our galley cabinet doors with LED lights under each shelf.
this is the switch I used https://www.rockler.com/low-profile-micro-switch
Forum: Anchors and Anchoring 11-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,619
Posted By HenryD
I carry a stern anchor (Danforth) with 40' of...

I carry a stern anchor (Danforth) with 40' of chain and 3/4" rope. I have used it a few times but try to avoid because I do not have a windlass on the stern. When I have used stern anchor, I have...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,746
Posted By HenryD
I have several cameras looking aft. I have a...

I have several cameras looking aft. I have a Lorax CCTV camera on my mast pointed aft that is wired to my MFD. One corner of my starboard MFD is the camera, always on. I love it as a rear-view. I...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By HenryD
Cliff, I have both. I have a Xintex Carbon...

Cliff,
I have both. I have a Xintex Carbon Monoxide next to my bed, a different marine Carbon Monoxide in the salon, and then household units elsewhere.
The Xintex unit has not signaled for...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,446
Posted By HenryD
We have two standard furniture store queen size...

We have two standard furniture store queen size mattresses. One came out of our guest room in the house when we moved aboard. I don't see any reason you need anything special unless you like some...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 10-01-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,274
Posted By HenryD
Many tugs in the Chesapeake use a hawser that is...

Many tugs in the Chesapeake use a hawser that is made up with blue floating synthetic line. The hawsers are 3-5" in diameter. Many years ago, a sport fish out of Ocean City, MD ran over a floating...
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