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Forum: Marine Electronics 13-10-2010, 08:12
Replies: 15
Views: 4,586
Posted By scotte
For what it's worth, I had no trouble on my C-70...

For what it's worth, I had no trouble on my C-70 after the upgrade. Chart chip is 12XG, version 02.19, 512MB...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 13-10-2010, 08:08
Replies: 26
Views: 12,137
Posted By scotte
Sparohok, you are 100% correct. bazzer, have...

Sparohok, you are 100% correct.

bazzer, have a great trip - whether you end up motoring, sailing, or both - and ignore the idiots and jerks at this forum who think that if you aren't doing things...
Forum: Marine Electronics 30-09-2010, 08:04
Replies: 15
Views: 4,586
Posted By scotte
Oh, well isn't that just wonderful! :banghead:

Oh, well isn't that just wonderful! :banghead:
Forum: OpenCPN 30-09-2010, 07:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By scotte
What about providing both? Make "Mariners...

What about providing both? Make "Mariners Standard" comply, but have another set "Full Control" or something that is fully customizable? That may reduce the confusion... Just an idea...
Forum: Marine Electronics 26-09-2010, 07:30
Replies: 46
Views: 6,075
Posted By scotte
Unfortunately electronic charts happen to be one...

Unfortunately electronic charts happen to be one of the things West Marine says you cannot return - Returns Exchanges...
Forum: Marine Electronics 25-09-2010, 08:54
Replies: 15
Views: 4,586
Posted By scotte
I haven't tried it on my C-70 yet (in fact I...

I haven't tried it on my C-70 yet (in fact I didn't realize it was available until I saw this). Looks like the radar overlay feature you ran into is intentional.

Here's the features list (cut and...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 29-08-2010, 19:32
Replies: 251
Views: 33,164
Posted By scotte
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: OpenCPN 29-08-2010, 07:37
Replies: 14
Views: 2,528
Posted By scotte
richardhula is correct, a Serial-USB adapter is...

richardhula is correct, a Serial-USB adapter is indeed a physical port - there is hardware involved, although it does require a specific device driver for the operating system. This is no different...
Forum: OpenCPN 28-08-2010, 07:18
Replies: 2,682
Views: 523,257
Posted By scotte
I don't know if it helps you, but I always...

I don't know if it helps you, but I always manually export all data into .GPX files...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 22-08-2010, 07:32
Replies: 25
Views: 6,443
Posted By scotte
We bought a whole mess of the cheap ones from...

We bought a whole mess of the cheap ones from walmart and OSH for under 5$US. When they fail, it's fine at that price. We velcro them to the stanchions when at anchor/dock. At night when anchored we...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 14-08-2010, 23:56
Replies: 22
Views: 5,002
Posted By scotte
We won't be bringing any from SF Bay, either! ;)

We won't be bringing any from SF Bay, either! ;)
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 14-08-2010, 23:55
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By scotte
Privilege 39 too... How close to 38', and why is...

Privilege 39 too... How close to 38', and why is that exact LOA so important?
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 13-08-2010, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 5,002
Posted By scotte
We are joining the Haha this year... We are...

We are joining the Haha this year... We are heading out The Gate in early September for a leisurely trip down the coast. We plan to keep our position report on our blog up to date to the degree we...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-08-2010, 16:24
Replies: 44
Views: 20,517
Posted By scotte
We're on the waiting list for an isatphone pro,...

We're on the waiting list for an isatphone pro, so hopefully in the next couple of weeks we will have one. Even though the phone is new, the BGAN network has been around for awhile. The price point...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 12-08-2010, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 20,769
Posted By scotte
Pretty much the same as the stove. We use long...

Pretty much the same as the stove. We use long butane lighters, stick it down by the burner, turn the oven knob on and push it in to defeat the thermocouple. Once it heats up for a few seconds, let...
Forum: Navigation 12-08-2010, 16:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,479
Posted By scotte
Neo- might be worth giving OpenCPN a try -...

Neo- might be worth giving OpenCPN a try - OpenCPN | Official OpenCPN Homepage (https://www.opencpn.org)

It supports quilting, and will handle both vector (S57, CM93-2) and raster (BSB) charts....
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-08-2010, 07:48
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By scotte
I was thinking about this last night, along the...

I was thinking about this last night, along the lines of SailFastTri's advice... On my wife's WinXP netbook I have to disable the network interface when switching the interface from the static IP...
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-08-2010, 20:25
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By scotte
That's about right - the spec for Cat 5/5e/6/7 is...

That's about right - the spec for Cat 5/5e/6/7 is 100 meters.
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-08-2010, 20:21
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By scotte
Ah ha... A clue, perhaps? Check your RJ45...

Ah ha... A clue, perhaps? Check your RJ45 connectors carefully, maybe you got a bad crimp on one of them. Obviously the one up the mast will be more difficult to deal with, but if it was me, I'd cut...
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-08-2010, 20:16
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By scotte
Are you sure you are talking about a Bullet? The...

Are you sure you are talking about a Bullet? The Bullet doesn't even have a USB port. Having any sort of coax involved at all is a bad thing - you want to connect the Bullet directly to the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-08-2010, 21:48
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By scotte
Yep, it's not a problem with voltage or power -...

Yep, it's not a problem with voltage or power - it's just a marginal wifi signal. SNR is a pretty broad estimate, and doesn't always mean you'll get a working signal. Also remember that just because...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-08-2010, 08:24
Replies: 8
Views: 5,259
Posted By scotte
Believe it or not, there's not a common bulkhead...

Believe it or not, there's not a common bulkhead between the two forward berths on the Privilege 39. There's a gap of around 10" or so between them which contains the mast compression post, and all...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 30-07-2010, 07:02
Replies: 9
Views: 5,785
Posted By scotte
The old ones snapped into a deckplate, which was...

The old ones snapped into a deckplate, which was nice because you could replace them with the cover. The new ones don't work that way - they screw directly into the deck, and have a shutoff on the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-07-2010, 22:06
Replies: 17
Views: 22,061
Posted By scotte
Figure 250-300 US$/day plus provisions plus plane...

Figure 250-300 US$/day plus provisions plus plane tickets.
Forum: Navigation 24-07-2010, 19:52
Replies: 2
Views: 3,690
Posted By scotte
OpenCPN (https://opencpn.org) if it's CM93-2. If...

OpenCPN (https://opencpn.org) if it's CM93-2. If CM93-3, then you'll have to buy some commercial software.
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