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Forum: Powered Boats 30-01-2021, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 3,138
Posted By mghunter
Re: Sunrunner 3300 (Australian) - owner manual ??

Craig

Mine is fitted with a Lectrasan (made by Raritan)

It under the main bed under the cockpit, probably where your holding tank is .

There are a few fittings towards the aft of the boat...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-01-2021, 01:46
Replies: 7
Views: 3,138
Posted By mghunter
Re: Sunrunner 3300 (Australian) - owner manual ??

Thanks Trevor

Maybe contents page or index to start with

Mine a bit of a weird one - one side says 3100 and the other says 3300 so not sure if the signs were applied at factory or afterwards ...
Forum: Marine Electronics 21-12-2020, 04:27
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By mghunter
Re: Navman Northstar Trackfish 6600 - how to open the case

I decided to just pry it open (made sure all screws were removed) - one corner started to separate and then the rest of it gave way with a little help of a thin blade

Seems it had a very tight...
Forum: Marine Electronics 20-12-2020, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By mghunter
Navman Northstar Trackfish 6600 - how to open the case

Hi

I have a Navman 6600 that was working fine until last week when I pushed the buttons and they fell in. Seems the glue had given way

I tried to get some info from Navico as a loyal customer...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-12-2020, 16:39
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By mghunter
Re: Maxum 2400 scr - plastic fuel tank pic or diagram

Thanks

Given the Searay is 21 gallons and I pulled out a gallon of water, not sure adding anything will help but noted. I cant believe the volume in just one year and can't see / explain any...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-12-2020, 13:29
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By mghunter
Maxum 2400 scr - plastic fuel tank pic or diagram

Hi

I have a 2004 2400 Maxum SCR with a plastic gas tank.

Maxum specs say the tank is 70 gallons (around 260 litres) .

I can't work out if the tank is flat bottom or has a V it it given the...
Forum: Marine Electronics 05-01-2019, 12:29
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By mghunter
Jensen CD 400M manual ?

Hoping someone might still have a manual for a Jensen CD 400M (detachable face)

My volume output is low even when cranked up and suspect wiring (must be over 20 years old now on a Hunter 310 1997)...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 27-05-2018, 14:13
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By mghunter
Re: MAG 350 twin keeps running after turning off

Thanks for the tips.

I do have ECM (555's) so will have a look. I'm suspecting something to do with the bilge pumps wiring.

I did find two things to investigate (bugger to get to though)

a)...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-05-2018, 21:56
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By mghunter
Bravo drive - oil loss and foaming

I had my port Bravo drive (2003 vintage) rebuilt a few months ago after I almost lost it after the transom gimbal ring cracked (all new seal, bearing etc)

Since then I'm losing oil (I have a lube...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-05-2018, 14:35
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By mghunter
Re: MAG 350 twin keeps running after turning off

Thanks

Yes, gas / petrol MPI engines, 2002 vintage.

I get the theory but how does that work in practice ?

My assumption is that the ignition switch supplies 12 volts to the coil and to turn...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 26-05-2018, 03:50
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By mghunter
MAG 350 twin keeps running after turning off

I have a boat with twin Mag 350's

Each has a battery and I do not bridge the batteries when starting (albeit I have noticed some power feeds to the say the starboard engine when I turn say the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-04-2017, 12:22
Replies: 27
Views: 5,571
Posted By mghunter
Re: Antifouling devices

Like climate change and alternative facts, each to their own - I also agree a bottom scrub works

I looked the commercial ones that claimed low power usage (most say they only drawn 100 ma etc)...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-04-2017, 05:41
Replies: 27
Views: 5,571
Posted By mghunter
Re: Antifouling devices

I sources some 12 volt 28 KhZ and 40 Khz units from China a few years ago for my Hunter 310

Last antifoul was in 2013. Mooring is in a dead end bay off a soccer park and canal so growth is...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 07-04-2017, 05:28
Replies: 3
Views: 5,603
Posted By mghunter
Re: Mercruiser 8M6000623 water pressure sensor chinese made

I'm surprise no one else has tried these, unless they read this first.

That said,I have yet to get one that works as the original Mercruiser one.

Given they read 40.4 psi, I suspect they are 0...
Forum: Powered Boats 07-04-2017, 05:03
Replies: 14
Views: 2,725
Posted By mghunter
Re: First boat in Sydney advice

Any boat that is 14 years old and cheap is good but comes with it own problems, so set aside some "sinking fund money"

A swing mooring from the RMS will cost around $500 pa, so you don't need to...
Forum: Powered Boats 01-02-2017, 04:21
Replies: 41
Views: 26,658
Posted By mghunter
Re: Mustang 3800, Riviera 370, Sunrunner 3700

Re fuel usage, a good (but scary web site) is MerCruiser Fuel Consumption Twin engine - 3.0 - 4.3 - 5.0 - 5.7 - 6.2 - 7.4 - 8.1 - 8.2 - Mercury 496 - 502...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 01-02-2017, 04:01
Replies: 3
Views: 5,603
Posted By mghunter
Question Mercruiser 8M6000623 water pressure sensor chinese made

Has anyone had any luck with the spate of chinese made water pressure sensors that are claimed to be the same as Mercruiser 8M6000623.

out of the three I now have, when connected to my Smartcraft...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 29-12-2016, 07:03
Replies: 6
Views: 5,073
Posted By mghunter
Re: Steering cable power steering mercruiser - locking nut stuck ?

So I finally pulled the cable and found some details.

Its a Ride Guide 19.5 foot rack system (now obsolete) made by Mercury.

Since the wheel is okay has anyone experimented with fitting say a...
Forum: Marine Electronics 13-11-2016, 02:09
Replies: 2
Views: 2,639
Posted By mghunter
Re: Navman dual engine smartcraft setup - setting port engine canbus

Sorted - you need to tell the port engine that its a port engine (set at factory as a starboard engine).

Had to get a Diacom / Rinda to read and reset the codes in the ECM (30 sec job)
Forum: Powered Boats 13-11-2016, 02:06
Replies: 0
Views: 1,276
Posted By mghunter
Diacom / Rinda available Sydney Australia

I have acquired a Diacom / Rinda unit (the PC version of the Techmate) to change the assignment of my twin engines so I could get my Navman to read both engines.

These units will do a full report...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 13-09-2016, 03:54
Replies: 0
Views: 1,025
Posted By mghunter
Navman Northstar Smartcraft dual engine gateway AA005021

as new, never used

Dual engine unit

Suits all Navman and Northstar (and Simrad) Fishfinder / GPS / chart units that have Smartcraft dual engine capability (eg direcly reads engine computer and...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 13-09-2016, 03:33
Replies: 0
Views: 2,415
Posted By mghunter
Yanmar Diesel engine mount 119175-8440 Barry Controls 27656-LH for 4LHA engine

Yanmar engine mounts - suit 4LHA engines

never used

price is AUD$175 each

6 available - prefer to sell as a set of 4 or all

Pickup Gladesville NSW Australia or will post at cost (heavy)
Forum: Powered Boats 06-09-2016, 13:20
Replies: 41
Views: 26,658
Posted By mghunter
Re: Mustang 3800, Riviera 370, Sunrunner 3700

Without wanting to hijacking this tread, anyone (in Sydney) got a Merc diagnostic or Rinda (or other scannner) that I would borrow to check some setting on my twin Mercruiser Mag 350 Bravos 2 on a...
Forum: Marine Electronics 05-09-2016, 06:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,639
Posted By mghunter
Re: Navman dual engine smartcraft setup - setting port engine canbus

I fond this search the web

Each entire CAN bus can only be powered by one engine on multiple engine boats. If you locate the CAN bus connector on your engine (the one with the yellow TERMINATOR...
Forum: Marine Electronics 04-09-2016, 02:31
Replies: 2
Views: 2,639
Posted By mghunter
Navman dual engine smartcraft setup - setting port engine canbus

Hi

I've just setup a dual engine Navman with the dual smartcraft engine gateway but am getting conflicting engine readings.

Disconnecting one of the engine harnesses and the reading are fine...
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