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Forum: OceanPlanet Energy 13-05-2015, 14:55
Replies: 325
Views: 59,976
Posted By Moparots
Re: May 2015 Giveaway: OceanPlanet Batteries

MGDC Power Solutions Alternators & Serpentine Pulley Kits - Bruce Schwab Energy Systems (https://www.bruceschwab.com/high-output-alternators/mark-grasser-dc-power-solutions/)

High output alternator...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 21-04-2015, 06:07
Replies: 421
Views: 40,205
Posted By Moparots
Re: April Giveaway: GMN Long Range WiFi Extender Systems

Satellite Phone Data RedPort Optimizer, Router and Firewall | GMN (https://www.globalmarinenet.com/satellite-phone-data-optimizer.php)

Wifi Extender...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 28-03-2015, 07:54
Replies: 8
Views: 2,100
Posted By Moparots
Re: Adler Barbour

Thanks for the link Stu, I'll check it out. My thoughts were, we are in Florida (sub trop.) and the unit will be in the hot engine room. We are going to cruise the ICW at first, then We would like...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 28-03-2015, 06:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,100
Posted By Moparots
Adler Barbour

Hello all, pulled the old "rusty" Adler Barbour cold machine (air cooled) out of its spot and I am replacing it with a new one. I am torn between the CU 100 (air cooled) and the CU 200 (water cooled)...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 19-03-2015, 16:02
Replies: 36
Views: 11,556
Posted By Moparots
Gotta get a new water heater

Hello all new boat owner here, I pulled out the old rusty leaking water heater on my 36 Morgan OI. Previous owners had it set up for AC from shore power only. What is every ones opinion on new water...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 22-02-2015, 09:42
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Moparots
Re: Sea Frost refigeration system

George, thanks for the info, I will email you with my address. The boat has a Adler Barbour ref. system now but it is not functioning (pile of rust actually) it was abandonded when the previous...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 22-02-2015, 07:46
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Moparots
Re: Sea Frost refigeration system

Wow, you folks have GREAT information. This unit was on Craigslist for $800. From all the info I read here, it appears this wont suit our needs. I am continuing to learn about the electrical...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-02-2015, 20:43
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Moparots
Re: Sea Frost refigeration system

Thanks Skip. I knew my question was a bit vague, I will get back with more info. My battery system is only a year+ old, lts fed only by (what I believe is shore power and engine alternator) Just got...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-02-2015, 20:09
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
Posted By Moparots
Sea Frost refigeration system

Hello all, new boat owner here, and redoing the galley in our 36 Morgan. I found a " Sea Frost DC 5000 " refrigeration unit for sale. can any one elaborate about this unit. It was mentioned on the...
Forum: Mantus Anchors 04-02-2015, 05:14
Replies: 435
Views: 60,004
Posted By Moparots
Re: Feb Giveaway: Mantus 15 Prizes

Mantus Anchor Bracket (https://mantusanchors.com/product/mantus-anchor-bracket/)

35 lbs Galvanized Steel Mantus Anchor (https://mantusanchors.com/product/35-lbs-galvanized-steel-mantus-anchor/)
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-01-2015, 19:02
Replies: 0
Views: 887
Posted By Moparots
Replaced the engine zinc today.

New boat, checked the engine zinc today..<a href="https://s680.photobucket.com/user/moparots/media/IMG_0466_zpsa77c7de2.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 28-01-2015, 13:52
Replies: 23
Views: 4,760
Posted By Moparots
Re: Meet my new Vagabond 47, Raven

Great boat! I think what "JTSail" said about doing the work your self is spot on. No better way to get to know your boat and systems than doing it yourself. I am in the same process as you down...
Forum: Our Community 03-01-2015, 17:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By Moparots
Re: Show Us Your Favorite Holiday Gifts!

My kids got me a "Welcome" sign made of hemp rope. Nice! But my favorite gift, was a Racor diesel filter, I bought for the wife.:biggrin:
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 02-01-2015, 19:19
Replies: 12
Views: 7,418
Posted By Moparots
Re: Westerbeke bleeding the fuel lines

Hello all, and thank you for the informative replies. I took all the advice given and tried starting the engine this morning. After sitting for a year, polishing the fuel, changing / installing a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-12-2014, 15:03
Replies: 12
Views: 7,418
Posted By Moparots
Re: Westerbeke bleeding the fuel lines

Thanks for the tips folks, these are some of the same things Im hearing from our dockmaster at the marina (over the phone) Keep em coming.

Like my screename would suggest, I raced and restored...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 29-12-2014, 10:24
Replies: 12
Views: 7,418
Posted By Moparots
Re: Westerbeke bleeding the fuel lines

After installing the Racor filter, I used mouth power to draw the fuel thru the new filter. Then, I tried to bleed the line, loosened the nut, squeezed the buld but no fuel came out. Oh, it has a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 29-12-2014, 10:23
Replies: 12
Views: 7,418
Posted By Moparots
Westerbeke bleeding the fuel lines

Hello, I recently bought a 1973 Morgan Out Island 36' (sailboat)with a 44A four engine. It has been sitting for about a year maybe a year and a half. I was told by marina staff that it ran well...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-11-2014, 07:41
Replies: 31
Views: 12,363
Posted By Moparots
Thru hull backing blocks

Hello all, I recently had a survey done on my 73 Morgan 36 OI. He found no major issues, but one thing he did mention is the backing blocks on many of the thru hulls were "not in the best of shape" ...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 15-11-2014, 18:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

Thanks for all the posts. The Eastern side (Banana River) of the Pineda Causeway bridge is definetly 43 feet. ( I drove over and checked it myself: ) ) Not too worried about draft, as this Morgan...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-11-2014, 04:42
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

The bridge in question is on the Banana River, East of the Indian River. Its not part of the ICW. As you head South on the ICW, past Cocoa Beach, you have to make the turn around Dragons Point (just...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-11-2014, 19:30
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

HappyMDsailor, that dock was a big reason we could do this new life adventure. BUT while reviewing ICW charts and looking at the bridges all the way down from Orange Park, Fl, (just S of Jax. on the...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-11-2014, 18:46
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

Thanks again for the well wishes. It's KILLIN me not to go up and see the boat. Our offer was accepted last Monday and Ive had to work all this week (flooring contractor) on a job. I would have gone...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-11-2014, 18:13
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

Thanks to all for the well wishes, the deal was good for both seller and buyer. We needed a good, well loved boat and she needed to sell.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-11-2014, 07:51
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

Well, We made an offer and the seller accepted. Banning any problems before closing, we are boat owners. :biggrin:
Thanks Hudson Force, for your imput. We will be knocking on your hull to say hello...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 01-11-2014, 14:38
Replies: 26
Views: 3,862
Posted By Moparots
Re: Looking at two boats Saturday

Well..... we saw both boats today. The 36 is in AWESOME shape for a 40 year old. New everything. I mean everything. The owner spent a ton.

My only complaint, not even a concern really, is...
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