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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 04-09-2018, 10:44
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

This last quote about the mercury made the crabby captain laugh out loud! Awesome.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 04-09-2018, 10:36
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 30-08-2018, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Leroy Somer Windlass on our Beneteau

We have FINALLY solve The Windlass problems. We were ready to buy a new motor, buy new winless, but there were obstacles in our way for all of those things. A new motor would not fit inside the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 21-08-2018, 08:25
Replies: 150
Views: 14,999
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Do you live the "Jimmy Buffet lifestyle"?

Haha! Everyday we wake up and think today is a day of relaxation. But that never ever ever happens. Whether we blow out a sail, or the dinghy motor has problems, or The Windlass stops pulling up the...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 18-08-2018, 08:05
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

Update, thanks again for the amazingly helpful advice. I swear we tried every single one of them! We donít really know which one worked because the parameters seemed to change daily but the outcome...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-08-2018, 11:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By SVMusic
Leroy Somer Windlass on our Beneteau

We have a 2000 Beneteau and it has the original windlass made by Leroy Somer. After taking the motor out of the casing, we have taken it to a shop to see if they can correct the problem of it working...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 14-08-2018, 11:18
Replies: 954
Views: 195,720
Posted By SVMusic
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 13-08-2018, 12:40
Replies: 954
Views: 195,720
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Youtube liveaboard stars?

We too are a couple that have started a website/blog and youtube channel. Honestly, we started it so that our friends and family could keep and eye on us! (We tend to be people that see no limits...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 13-08-2018, 04:50
Replies: 19
Views: 6,289
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Leroy Somer Motor's

We also are having Motor problems on our Somer windlass MBT 1141 s. We have taken the motor off and I'm going to try to find someone to read build it / service it. It still works but intermittently....
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-08-2018, 15:27
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

Hi Scotty, not sure which part you are referring to, but nothing has worked so far. We have on our list to check:
if the choke is functioning properly (but don't know how to check yet)
if its a...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-08-2018, 15:25
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-08-2018, 15:05
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

After the mechanic worked on the engine, and I got it back I checked the O-ring and fuel filter and the O-ring was severed so I purchased a new fuel filter with o-ring and replace both .
Makes us...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-08-2018, 13:29
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

He said he doesn't know how. but i will look it up. Thanks!
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 09-08-2018, 13:01
Replies: 104
Views: 10,656
Posted By SVMusic
Help us before my husband throws our Mercury outboard in the water!

We have a 2003 Mercury 15hp outboard motor on our dinghy (which we purchased with our Beneteau sailboat) and it shuts down (or off) when under a heavy load.
He had a mechanic rebuild/service the...
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 07-08-2018, 12:48
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By SVMusic
Any suggestions to keep in mind about Rainman water maker?

We have our Rainman Reverse Osmosis Watermaker order to arrive in a few weeks. Should we keep anything in mind for installing it?
We have the High Output, 120volt system.

Should we remember to...
Forum: Our Community 03-08-2018, 11:01
Replies: 120
Views: 14,718
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Do you worry about Pirates?

hahaha! that is awesome. You have the hat and everything hahaahaaha
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-08-2018, 10:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,587
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Reupholstering the Saloon

this is great advice! it works!
Cara
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-08-2018, 10:36
Replies: 954
Views: 195,720
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Youtube liveaboard stars?

Those are all great!
Cara
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 03-08-2018, 10:33
Replies: 40
Views: 31,057
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Anyone using Rainman water maker

We have our Rainman 120v ordered and will take delivery in September. They just had a GREAT sale with all kinds of extra perks to order during their slow season.
We are excited about it coming in!!...
Forum: Navigation 03-08-2018, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 2,763
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Active Captain network error message

We have had the very same problems. I wish someone would find an answer to this. Very disappointed about Active Captain.
Cara
Forum: Meets & Greets 03-08-2018, 10:28
Replies: 71
Views: 8,382
Posted By SVMusic
Re: 50 and Ready To Shove Off

We are doing the same thing but traveling down the east coast. Maybe we will meet you there! haha!
Forum: Our Community 03-08-2018, 10:25
Replies: 120
Views: 14,718
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Do you worry about Pirates?

I have often had the same concerns. Good question!
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 22-07-2018, 13:37
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By SVMusic
Saving life of someone the first time on your boat is good karma. Don't ya think?

We certainly do and hope that we have “paid it forward” in the best of ways.
The day of our sea trial was a beautiful March day: the sun was out, the weather a pleasant 61 degrees and all we needed...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 22-07-2018, 13:20
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By SVMusic
First Aid Kit necessities

Our boat came equipped with a MACKDADDY (you can thank me later for the 80s reference) First Aid Kit. It has gauze, tape, band-aid, splints, ice bags, tourniquets, Ace bandages,
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Burn aid...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 20-07-2018, 11:22
Replies: 81
Views: 13,194
Posted By SVMusic
Re: Time to Brag on Your #liveaboard hacks

Our favorite way to cook crab is to do it on the barbecue grill. First you chill the crab, remove the hard shell and "deadmeat", marinate in Italian dressing for an hour. When on the grill they...
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