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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-08-2014, 07:02
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By konakoma
Re: Single solarpanel setup

Hey Yeti Am installing Kyocera 250W panel on davits, 14 AWG to BlueSky 2512IX MPPT Controller. Have same setup (4-6V deep cycle flooded batteries), divided into 2 house banks, and 2-12V cranking...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 13-08-2014, 14:44
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

Frigoboat system installed and operational now 7 months, and performing per specs. Not a word from Frigoboat or the NA distributor Coastal Climate about cause of failure after studying failed,...
Forum: Navigation 05-08-2014, 15:14
Replies: 296
Views: 16,017
Posted By konakoma
Re: What will Happen to you when GPS goes Down

We actually were able to fly our aircraft from a departure point to destination without GPS, way back in the day-mostly we listened to the baseball broadcast from the destination city on the AM dial...
Forum: Navigation 05-08-2014, 14:58
Replies: 296
Views: 16,017
Posted By konakoma
Re: What will Happen to you when GPS goes Down

Not sure I get the connection to a Multi hull and a Rocna-maybe 'cause I have a mono
Forum: Navigation 01-08-2014, 08:52
Replies: 296
Views: 16,017
Posted By konakoma
Re: What will Happen to you when GPS goes Down

Every cruiser should have paper charts and use them in conjunction with GPS. We have a Garmin 4210 with Caribbean charts and have sailed right through islands, according to the track line, so they...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 26-06-2014, 07:25
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By konakoma
Forum: Classifieds Archive 21-06-2014, 08:16
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By konakoma
Garmin Marine Maps on Sandisk Micro

Memory Card from Garmin GPSMap 4210 chartplotter on our sailing yacht with 2011 charts of US, Bahamas, Canada etc. 1 GB capacity.Will also work as a camera memory card once the maps are loaded....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 04-06-2014, 09:29
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By konakoma
Raymarine ST 60 Wind Owner's Handbook

Dated 11/21/1998 manual, with laminated Set-up and Cue Card. Will mail cheap USA only, NO TAX $7.50
Forum: Classifieds Archive 27-05-2014, 07:17
Replies: 6
Want To Buy: Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ
Views: 911
Posted By konakoma
Re: Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ

Negative. The search continues
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-05-2014, 10:13
Replies: 6
Want To Buy: Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ
Views: 911
Posted By konakoma
Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ

Swabbie says get her a Sailrite before we shove off next fall for VIs, so looking for a used unit at a fair price.
Capt Tom
Tampa
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-04-2014, 14:14
Replies: 87
Views: 4,814
Posted By konakoma
Re: Boat diver qestion?

$66 per month for 44 Morgan in Madeira Beach, FL. Had a 64 year old guy clean the hull in Nassua last winter for $50 and without diving gear-he held his breath(!) and when he was done he lit up a...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 21-04-2014, 14:07
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Keel Cooler

Keel-Cooler SOLD
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 17-03-2014, 13:52
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By konakoma
New Kyocera 250W SP Installation

Plan to install 1-250W Fixed Frame solar panel on top of our yacht's davits with the prefabricated kit, and wondering what would be the best controller. Their worksheet tells me it should keep the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 04-03-2014, 13:37
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By konakoma
Frigoboat Keel Cooler

New in box, spare keel-cooler model E50722 studs, standard shaft length, no zincs. List $645.75, sell $520, plus shipping to USA only, USPS Priority $16.85
NO TAX
Forum: Classifieds Archive 04-02-2014, 04:49
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By konakoma
March LC-3CP-MD Marine Pump

SAVE! Removed from our yacht 1/15/2014 (from fwd AC system removed for additional space for upcoming Caribbean cruise) and working perfectly, March LC-3CP-MD continuous duty marine pump....
Forum: Navigation 29-01-2014, 05:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By konakoma
Re: Precision of Navionics charts

Agree that the Explorer Charts are the ONLY thing to rely on in the Bahamas, other than your eyes. We have the latest Navionics too, but if we had used them exclusively, we would have sailed right...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2014, 15:16
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

If we had received some initial positive response from the distributors of the equipment rather that a verbal advice that there was nothing they could or would do to help, we would not have gone down...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2014, 14:48
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

Oceanride 007
The ground wire from the keel cooler was attached directly to the main auxiliary, along with several other wires. There was (and still is) no chance of touching a positive battery...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-01-2014, 14:43
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

After 3 1/2 weeks of operation, replacement Frigoboat system still operating to specs. and ice cream rock hard. Still no definitive cause of this catastrophic failure, but Veco Spa in Italy has old...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-01-2014, 05:04
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

Nearly three weeks since new equipment supplied by Veco NA re-installed on yacht, and working perfectly. Here are latest emails from distributor's rep. and my response (cut and pasted).
"Mr...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-01-2014, 09:30
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By konakoma
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10-01-2014, 13:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By konakoma
Re: Interstate 6V Golf cart batteries ????

Agree with Anchorageguy. Have 4 of the same Interstates for house bank and 2 Interstate cranking batteries, that outlast anything else we've tried, and they keep on going, and going…… Get some help...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-01-2014, 13:19
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
Re: Frigoboat Horror (True) Story

Eight days after re-install of replacement equipment, system operating per specs. Diver today checked keel cooler plate and advises it looks like new from box. Wednesday, the electronics meter guy...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 07-01-2014, 10:21
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By konakoma
Mermaid 6500 Air Conditioning/Reverse Heat System

This system is still for sale, and will cool/heat boats to approx. 34 ft
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 07-01-2014, 10:14
Replies: 103
Views: 9,552
Posted By konakoma
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