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Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 11-09-2020, 14:46
Replies: 56
Views: 2,533
Posted By Panama Red
Re: RANT - New Refrigerator Temperature Range

I agree!

I just bought a replacement Johnson pump for my generator, It has the exact same model number of the old pump, but new pump is 1” longer and 1/2” taller.

You guessed it, the new pump...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 17-08-2020, 12:59
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Brokers Not Responding?

Get a buyer’s broker. Look for a female broker, she will give good advice on the boat and will set up the boat visit. My broker has sold boats from the Caribbean to Maine to Europe.

She knows...
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 16-08-2020, 17:08
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Northern lights 8kw marine diesel generator

Still available?

If so dimensions H X W X L please.

Thanks

Bob
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-08-2020, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By Panama Red
Re: EDSON Marine- unbelievable? Maybe not.....

Keep the good stories going.

After suffering two less than satisfactory customer service episodes today, it is nice to know that customer service is still alive.

When I call XXXXXXX, I will...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-07-2020, 07:37
Replies: 100
Views: 5,580
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Celebrity Sailors--Who would you have liked to Sail with

Jim Hardin, protagonist of “Shipkiller.”

He survived being run over, run aground, pitchpoled and rolled, storms around the Cape of Good Horn, leaking hull, and eluded the Saudi and Irianian Navy....
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 11-06-2020, 17:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,471
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Rum Drinks

If you are going to drink coke, then don’t ruin it with rum!

And heaven forbid don’t ruin rum by adding coke or ....

I don’t even add ice, I keep my rum in the freezer!
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 07-05-2020, 17:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,698
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Have a small fresh water leak to the bilge, should I be bothered too much?

From my experience the leak you find is not the one you are looking for!

Find the leak and keep looking.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-03-2020, 07:51
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Another Honda 2200i recall

I have a Honda engine on my pressure washer, starts first time every time.

I have a 20 year old 15hp Kawasaki on a bush hog, starts first time every time.

I have a 25hp Koehler on my lawnmower,...
Forum: Marine Electronics 23-12-2019, 17:28
Replies: 15
Views: 3,686
Posted By Panama Red
Re: AIS alarm won't shut off

I have a Standard Marine 2100 radio connected to a Raymarine E80 chartplotter.

I get AIS alarms constantly. I fixed it by turning off the Raymarine.

But then I get constant no position data...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 24-09-2019, 18:05
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Panama Red
Anchor Chain

What is the practical difference between G3 and G4 chain?

I have a short G3 and I want to replace with much longer G4. Will G4 fit a windlass that has been used with G3?

Do I drag the chain...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 24-09-2019, 17:27
Replies: 136
Views: 12,702
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Heating our sailboat this winter in VA - HELP!

My boat is in Norfolk, Hylas 44.

When I bought the boat I was told that South Chesapeake Bay winters were quite mild. 1st winter Christmas temp went to 9 degrees for about a week (2 years ago). ...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-09-2019, 17:31
Replies: 40
Views: 4,141
Posted By Panama Red
Re: 1 Season of tools

Use Boesheid, wd40 on metal, Spray CorrosionX on ALL electrical connections.

I liberally spray and do not wipe off until I use the tool.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 02-09-2019, 17:06
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Circuit Breaker Tripping Randomly

Start with the simplest solution first:
1. Replace breaker
2. then replace wiring attachments/connectors
3. finally replace hot wire
4. Replace black wire
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-09-2019, 14:18
Replies: 51
Views: 6,114
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Windy.com. Wow!!

Great weather tool not just for boats but weather at home and I use it for aviation planning. If you watch weather on TV, you will see it being used there also.

It will also give you the Gulf...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 02-09-2019, 14:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Circuit Breaker Tripping Randomly

My first thought. I have had same problems with old breakers.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-08-2019, 09:07
Replies: 113
Views: 8,683
Posted By Panama Red
Re: GRAVITY SUCK

Sombody please send a picture!
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-08-2019, 11:14
Replies: 87
Views: 11,843
Posted By Panama Red
Re: What do you guys use for mattress

At the Annapolis Spring Boat show there were a few boat mattress companies that made custom mattresses.

My wife tried them all, the cheapest was good for me, but she fell in love with the most...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 25-05-2019, 16:01
Replies: 71
Views: 6,803
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Use of specialized sails by shorthanded cruisers

...... inmast furling. Easiest single handling you will ever do.

I don’t understand? This thread has devolved into how in mast furling makes single handed handling spinnaker, code zero’s or 135%...
Forum: Our Community 02-05-2019, 10:15
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Suggestions on moving to area with good sailing (not liveaboard)

I've sailed Newport and Norfolk. Great places.

Newport short sailing season, and it gets real cold in the winter, I mean cold, cold.

Norfolk, can get cold, but sailing season is easily mid Feb...
Forum: Marine Electronics 17-04-2019, 10:12
Replies: 15
Views: 3,270
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Can I connect my fm stereo to my VHF antenna?

Shakespeare makes a VHF/FM/AM separator. I use it on my boat. I use the VHF antenna because it is on top of the mast. I was going to put up an AM/FM antenna on the spreaders, and wire it through...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 11-04-2019, 13:03
Replies: 69
Views: 22,381
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Amel, Hylas or Oyster

Chuck

I know this is two years old...So what did you go with?

I too was looking at Amels and Hylas during the same time period.

Amels were always my first choice. I really never thought...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 08-04-2019, 16:16
Replies: 301
Views: 15,054
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Would mandatory licensing change things?

I don’t understand all the pushback on education and training?

Would you rent me your boat for an Atlantic crossing? I want to leave end of July.

Trust me, I am real smart, I know how to sail!...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 05-04-2019, 10:51
Replies: 133
Views: 11,287
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Life Jackets

Go to:

Kid's, Junior and Infant Life Jackets & PFD's | APS (https://www.apsltd.com/sailing-clothing-apparel/life-jackets-pfd-s-tethers/kid-s-junior-pfd-s.html)

Recommend a type III vest, plenty...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 05-04-2019, 09:28
Replies: 133
Views: 11,287
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Life Jackets

As a former class V kayaker/raft guide, I wore a life jacket all day long. Whitewater life jackets allowed me to be mobile/agile and in cold rainy weather it helps keep the body core warm. Makes...
Forum: Destinations 04-04-2019, 09:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Panama Red
Re: Chesapeake newbie

I am all the way at the end, all boats with 6 foot keels on my dock while in their slips are grounded at low water.

I know they quote that 10-12 foot depth, but with the shifting sands this...
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