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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-04-2022, 09:45
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Any Edelcat owners out there?

Just in case you havenít seen this.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 31-03-2022, 18:52
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: 27 foot coastal cruiser, how much water and fuel?

Most days on the ICW require motoring all day long so bring all the diesel. 2.5 gallons of gas is great plenty. The generator doesnít burn much charging batteries unless you have big battery bank....
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 29-01-2022, 22:37
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: autopilot st4000 control

I have one but wonít be available until mid March. Bought a new autopilot and the old one is on the boat in Florida and Iím not!
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 27-01-2022, 19:55
Replies: 225
Views: 12,653
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: MANTUS MARINE GIVEAWAY - ends Feb 7, 2022
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-11-2020, 19:51
Replies: 28
Views: 5,326
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: 3-way wire splice?

Liquid electrical tape will seal up any type of connection. Not pretty but effective!
Forum: Powered Boats 31-10-2020, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Honda 25hp Outboard wont stay running after carb rebuild

May sound stupid but check the spark plugs. Have a 40 and one fouled plug looks like a fuel problem.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-10-2020, 17:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Water maker/ deck wash share same thru hull?

We do it with a spectra Ventura 150 just using a tee. Donít run the wash down pump while making water.
Forum: Marine Electronics 06-10-2020, 19:24
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: IOS 14.xx.xx

Make sure your phone is backed up to the cloud or a computer before updating. Easy to wipe and reload if needed
Forum: Vendor Spotlight - Great Deals for CF Members! 06-10-2020, 18:05
Replies: 146
Views: 11,342
Posted By landlockedgm
One battery to replace 4 Trojans, no more watering and the weight savings is over 50%. Canít...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 06-10-2020, 13:38
Replies: 93
Views: 16,996
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Endeavourcat 30 New owner

Congratulations on your new boat!
The emergency tiller is located under the helm hatch, two pieces of aluminum about 3ft long.On the starboard steps you will find a 4 inch port hole. Take the cover...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 01-06-2020, 19:54
Replies: 168
Views: 18,427
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Compost toilets

2 or three tablespoons of Oxiclean stain removers kills urine smell and removes and prevents buildup in the tank. First thing to do with a Nature Head is caulk the crack that goes all around the top...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 14-05-2020, 06:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,995
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Water pressure too high?

New pressure switches for the pump are available from amazon and other places for around 50 dollars. Might want to take the switch apart and check for junk in the diaphragm. Make sure your pressure...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-04-2020, 19:48
Replies: 125
Views: 17,159
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Do I need a radar reflector?

Stop wasting money and buy something you really need.
Forum: Flotsam & Sailing Miscellany 27-04-2020, 18:46
Replies: 14,966
Views: 2,357,795
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: The New Joke Thread

OK, thatís funny!
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-04-2020, 18:15
Replies: 125
Views: 17,159
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Do I need a radar reflector?

Turn your radar on during the day and watch, even yours will show any boat. Any radar on a big boat will see you if they are looking. My Garmin always shows any kind of boat with good range.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 18-04-2020, 18:31
Replies: 17
Views: 3,481
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: 110 outlets not working

Look for an outlet that is GFI. That needs reset. It was common to run from the breaker to the GFI outlet and then to the others. GFI trips all are dead.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-04-2020, 16:23
Replies: 48
Views: 6,938
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: OH NO! Myakka RR Bridge
Bridge today is 52 feet. If it doesnít rain much it will get higher. Fill your tanks and provision like there is a pandemic and go for it. Go slow!
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 14-04-2020, 18:00
Replies: 127
Views: 11,239
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Boat Bikes II

Take a look at this one. Lighter than your Dahon and cheaper.
Boat bike rules
1. One cheap enough you donít mind losing....
Forum: Marine Electronics 28-03-2020, 04:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: St4000+ wheel question. Fix or replace?

If the wire is coming out of the unit attached to the wheel the drive belt is coming apart. Easy to replace.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10-03-2020, 15:57
Replies: 17
Views: 4,328
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Wiring up AC power outlets

As A64Pilot stated DO NOT USE regular house wire. Corrosion is not the issue. Solid wire will break from the vibration on a boat.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 06-03-2020, 17:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Solar Panel Install (higher voltage)

Blue Seas Systems C series toggle circuit breakers are rated for 80V DC.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-02-2020, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Recommendations to temporarily fill in gouge below waterline

Checkout the West System Six10. One tube would be plenty if you can get it.
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-10-2019, 10:02
Replies: 0
Views: 833
Posted By landlockedgm
Garmin Active Captain issue with iPad software update

I upgraded my IPad gen 6 to iPadOS 13.1.2 last night and now the charts in the Active Captain app has no depth readings. There is also a problem with the BlueChart mobile app. When you zoom in the...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13-09-2019, 08:21
Replies: 24
Views: 4,464
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: Amperage from Honda 2000

Make sure the eco mode is off so the generator is at full speed. If you have remote panel go in and change the shore power max to match the generator output.199805
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 06-08-2019, 20:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By landlockedgm
Re: NL generator issue

Did you get it fixed?
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