Originally Posted by smcauley440
That is great information on the LED lights
impi. I didn't know they were that good and will check into the exact part number so thanks for that. Really cool that they still work on the dimmer. That is one feature we just love! I am sure we have the two pin type bulbs so should be a snap! Did you have any thoughts on the SD and leaving them in N or Rev? If you want to chat more about our boats and keep in contact I can send along my email
. New to this whole thing so not sure if that is cool or not! You have some good experience with cats and now the 440!
I checked out the SSB
and really am debating if we should get one or not! The sailor 150 or 250 looks like it will give us what we need and when we get over to the Tropics and the USA, Sirrus looks cool with the Raymarine
for weather! Also we need the more expensive SSB
cause we are in the Eastern Med for the year! With all the equipment
it seems to priced about the same as the 150! Am I missing something?
I will try again - just wrote a lengthy response and the internet
kicked me out.
There are many debates regarding props being gear
or not on the forum. Personally I leave them locked as on my vessel there is a bit of an irritating vibration if I leave them in freewheel, and I honestly cant tell the difference in speed.
The SSB - Interesting! In South AFrica
, we are looking at about R 30,000 (divide by 7 for US$) whereas the 150 is about R50,000.00.
What wireless reciever are you using for internet
near shore and what distance does it get?
Today I had Raymarine
on the vessel - it appears there is an upgrade to version 3.03 software
which should sort out the problem with the ST70's. Also the AIS
is being checked - it has to operate on Nema 3 )???
This should take care of the soft button key problem I have on the plotter (E120) inside the cabin
which has some features 'greyed out'.
I also had Harken
on the vessel - the track car (main) has pulleys that are chafing against the car pulleys. There is now a new type out which Harken
have made available. It seems the existing car is a problem in it's configuration on the lagoon 440
- where the stainless pulleys on the car are starting to bend ... so I will be replacing that car and hopefully get reimbursed by the agents.