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Old 24-01-2006, 15:20   #1
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WHAT'S YOUR OPINION

Ok so during these fine winter months Windthief is getting some heavy refits. Deck paint being one, while doing this the under dodger dash(gauge cluster) is being updated. I have sourced out some replacements by Raymarine my old Signet stuff is not working so well. Here's my list tell me if you have had any good or bad times with this gear. Second hand experience is ok.

First off the tiller(Windthief has an 11,000lb displacement)
Ramarine ST4000 with the A12006 auto pilot

Second Raymarine ST60 Tridata with thru hull T22050
features depth, speed, and temp. in addition to other stuff

Third Raymarine ST60 Club house wind system with A22016 windex

anything?

1st http://www.marinedeal.com/product_p/-c13476.htm

2nd http://www.marinedeal.com/product_p/-c13475.htm

3rd http://www.marinedeal.com/product_p/wa22016.htm

NOTE: I won't be buying from this company
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Old 24-01-2006, 19:10   #2
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seriously

Really no one has used this gear before? Maybe I shouldn't drop the money on this brand and look at another. Any suggestions?
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Old 24-01-2006, 20:11   #3
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Sorry Brad.

But, I did see them online at marine equipment websites only!!
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Old 24-01-2006, 20:11   #4
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A friend of mine made the same change, and has had no complaints. He gave me all the Signet units, but no transducers, sooo... Yes, I can recommend the units, and if you want to get rid of any of the signet parts, I am interested.
I would add that the Raymarine 4000 is a bit finiky until you get it dialed in. Once you get it dialed in, it will steer great in all conditions.
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I have some raytrheon and raymarine items on my boat and I like them. My autopilot is dying and must be replaced after 23 years. It will be raymarine that replaces the old autohelm.
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Old 24-01-2006, 20:59   #6
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Raytheon and Raymarine electronics are all I will ever use. I have had no problems with any of their equipment. I have used the wind, tridata, VHF, autopilot, chart plotter, GPS and RADAR on two boats. I have used other equipment in the past but will continue to use Raymarine.
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THANKS

Ok, well that sounds posative and I will probably go with the aformentioned equipment. Thanks.


As for the Signet stuff I have a wind data system minus the cables. I have two wind transducers and the gauge with digital wind speed. make an offer I guess.
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Re: WHAT'S YOUR OPINION

Hey Windthief. Dig into your storage bins and pull out an old Signet SL 80. I'm looking for parts that signet doesn't stock any longer. If you've got any stuff let me know. I'd be interested.
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Re: WHAT'S YOUR OPINION

It's seven years since he posted in this thread, don't expect a quick reply. But hope that I am wrong for your sake.

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Coops! Haha. I've got all kinds of stuff left over from my previous boats. He might not but at least you noticed and maybe tomorrow you'll be talking to someone..... You know how it goes. Keep your fingers crossed. Thanks for responding. Boon
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I dont think they make the st60 anymore.
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Probably right, Badsanta. I'm needing the SL 80 head unit for the LCDs. Signet has none to use but my is in good shape otherwise. If I can round up parts they can repair it. Thanks, keep your eyes open. Boon
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