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Old 22-03-2010, 11:12   #1
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Thread Drift...

Thinking of replacing the jib? Should we buy Kevlar or should we go for a new Marine Air 18k Aircon with heat. I think the advantage of the Marine Air over the Yanmar is the Monarch pump. Its been proven the the Monarch pumps water better then any Rocna and the bright screen is easier to read then the Northstar. Although the Garmin has some pretty neat features and seems to last longer the Micron bottom paint.

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Old 22-03-2010, 11:18   #2
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Old 22-03-2010, 12:04   #3
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Old 22-03-2010, 12:42   #4
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Need new fuel tanks but should we just get new water maker to supply the seawater wash down? Engine wouldn’t start but the wires to the solar panel panels seem corroded and the amp-hours of the bank seem be effecting the hatches. Wind generator noisy but the GPS says we are blowing onto the lee shore where our centerboard jammed and the in-mast sailed away. Boat boys came by the meeting in the bluewater cockpit, but we were too shallow so went to the cat where the heeling was too much teak to take care of. So dropped anchor but the chain was too long passage across to the check-in so we hid our guns under the aft berth cushion. Wanted a cold beer but the ice melted and we only have $50k/yr and don’t know if the AC is going to work. Can we get work while cruising or should we get a wind vane to pump the bleach into the tanks or will that cause the zincs to blister the bottom if the full keel doesn’t point well! What’s the best boat to and not have to fix the what do you call the thingies in the charts that you need a sextant for? What material should my sea valve be to so that my Hunter will survive the perfect storm that Florida anchoring can not stop me as we have rights to all the ocean.

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Old 22-03-2010, 12:57   #5
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Not to mention that I pulled out my autopilot in favor of a windvane because the AirX generator was causing too much shade on my solar panels so I can't run the watermaker.
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Old 22-03-2010, 13:25   #6
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Thread Drift...
Well said... but thread drift is not always bad IMO. I have read some extremely interesting posts, on this forum & others, that had strayed a fair way from the original subject (although they were still loosely related).
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Old 22-03-2010, 13:38   #7
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Well, kind of have to agree with Zednotzee. If a question has been answered and the OP's issues have been addressed AND if the thread drifts into an interesting, relevant topic then it could be a good thing.

NOT when the first reply to a post immediately goes off on a wild tangent.
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Do not buy kevlar. You know what I mean.

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