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Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 01-01-2019, 11:34
Replies: 73
Views: 40,358
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lagoon 380 Owners and Fans

The hull number is engraved/moulded on the aft port topside, just in front of the rubber cover moulding that runs around the sugar scoop.

Dave
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 15-12-2018, 15:43
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By gspeak
Re: Why not these instead of a joker valve

As to the Trudesign composite fittings. We have replaced all through hull skin fittings & associated bends & ball valves with them 3 years ago. Over half of our OME valves had been jammed open when...
Forum: Marine Electronics 28-09-2018, 09:23
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By gspeak
Re: iPad mount for swiveling out from the cabin?

Check out RAM mounts. Many different configurations available.

Dave
Forum: Lithium Power Systems 03-09-2018, 04:53
Replies: 139
Views: 17,876
Posted By gspeak
Re: Drop in lithium batteries

iTech World in Perth, Western Australia have just released 120AH Drop In lithium Batteries.

They don't appear to display a lot of specifications, but state that these are complete drop ins.

I...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 28-08-2018, 19:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By gspeak
Re: Steering wheel diameter & cover

Ours is 14 years old & no longer looks real ďcoolĒ, as Iíve hand stitched a fair bit of it, but the wife much prefer the extra grip it offers, especially when steering down hill in bigger seas.
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 28-08-2018, 19:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By gspeak
Re: Steering wheel diameter & cover

Jim, if itís the same as our Lagoon 380, I think he is asking about the leather that is sewn around the wheel rim. The leather is much grippier & not cold like the bare stainless. The trouble is that...
Forum: Marine Electronics 02-08-2018, 03:32
Replies: 75
Views: 10,237
Posted By gspeak
Re: Recommendations for AIS setup, Australian boat

I also installed the GME transceiver & splitter into my existing Raymarine network 3 years ago. Works a charm on our a77 MFD. Cheaper than most other Solutions & because the a77 has WiFi everything...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 31-07-2018, 14:02
Replies: 48
Views: 8,590
Posted By gspeak
Re: Is there a Firefly battery source in Australia

Iím also interested in finding a supplier.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-07-2018, 07:44
Replies: 72
Views: 25,912
Posted By gspeak
Re: Rolls versus AGM Batteries

More dogma.

Believe it or not I am conversant with golf cart batteries, being a golfer & owning a golf cart. I know how badly they vent & spill under the seat. I also know what is available here...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-07-2018, 06:06
Replies: 72
Views: 25,912
Posted By gspeak
Re: Rolls versus AGM Batteries

Our house bank (plus 1 starter battery) live under a berth along with 2 off 40amp chargers, an inverter & a Morningstar solar controller. There is also the water heater in there.

It makes for...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-07-2018, 22:32
Replies: 52
Views: 17,527
Posted By gspeak
Re: Masthead mobile internet/phone antennas

Check out telcoantennas (https://www.telcoantennas.com.au)

Antennas & Dovado wifi routers.There are many other wifi routers but Dovado has a great name & is easy to set up & they update their modem...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-07-2018, 20:31
Replies: 52
Views: 17,527
Posted By gspeak
Re: Masthead mobile internet/phone antennas

I must stress that I am talking about our setup for mobile data only. Phone/Voice is not our aim as wherever we have internet then we have Email/WhatsApp/FaceTime/Skype/TV via streaming etc. We know...
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-07-2018, 05:39
Replies: 52
Views: 17,527
Posted By gspeak
Re: Masthead mobile internet/phone antennas

We have a RFI antenna mounted on the pushpit which is plugged into a Telstra 4G USB modem that is plugged into a Dovado Pro WiFi router below. We get great reception in places like Lady Musgrave, the...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 30-03-2018, 00:42
Replies: 9
Views: 3,293
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lagoon 440 anchor size

If you wanted to go for an excellent certified SHH Aussie anchor, my pick would be a 36 or 40kg Sarca Excel. We have been using a 30kg Excel on our L380 for the past 5 years with great confidence.
...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-03-2018, 03:18
Replies: 9
Views: 3,002
Posted By gspeak
Re: Cyclone insurance Australia

Nautilus Marine covers us for named storms but imposes increased excesses if making a claim due to one. An extra AUD$5k or 5% on total claim, whichever the greatest. We avoid being in cyclone...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 15-03-2018, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 8,132
Posted By gspeak
Re: PDF's of Lagoon Owners Manual/Electrical Drawings

Simple answer ..... to share info, experiences, photos, stories etc with like minded Lagoon owners ONLY. Without all the BS that gets thrown around in open forums by trolls & other online expert...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 15-03-2018, 03:15
Replies: 6
Views: 8,132
Posted By gspeak
Re: PDF's of Lagoon Owners Manual/Electrical Drawings

Bro, A heads up - a while back I uploaded the L380 - 2008 Owners Manual to Lagooned in Oz Facebook files.
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 08-02-2018, 12:14
Replies: 30
Views: 5,573
Posted By gspeak
Re: Letís talk about where our Lagoons have taken us.

https://www.sea-breeze.com.au/jpegs/Seabreeze-behind-Kent.jpg
Kent Island, The Great Barrier Reef Conservation Park, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Forum: Marine Electronics 11-01-2018, 03:33
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By gspeak
Re: Pls recommend an iPad Air2 Case for mounting

Lifeproof Nuud case with a RAM mount
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-11-2017, 23:07
Replies: 108
Views: 13,044
Posted By gspeak
Re: Sailing Visitors Blown Away By Help

Tired so tired of the crap ..... someone trolling the interweb & then picking every disaster befalling an unfortunate catamaran owner & making an issue of it & posting it here under the guys of...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 14-09-2017, 21:57
Replies: 8
General Info: L50
Views: 1,934
Posted By gspeak
Re: L50

OK so not a real lot of difference to our L380. I want one[emoji3][emoji3][emoji3]. In your dreams the admiral said.
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-08-2017, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lofrans Windless Lagoon 380 S2 2006

Had to unbolt the windlass from the mounting plate as the watertank stopped the cover from sliding back enough. It also allowed me to then rotate the windlass to access the bottom brushes. I didn't...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-08-2017, 13:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lofrans Windless Lagoon 380 S2 2006

Darby, did you blow the all the accumulated carbon dust out of the motor when you checked the brushes? Did you check that all the brushes were sliding OK in their guides?

You previously said that...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-08-2017, 12:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lofrans Windless Lagoon 380 S2 2006

Slowly! I would use a chain hook with a long enough line to reach a winch from the bow roller. Winch up as much a you can, then use another chain hook or snap shackle to hold it, then keep repeating....
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-08-2017, 07:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By gspeak
Re: Lofrans Windless Lagoon 380 S2 2006

What model Lofrans have you got? I just replaced the brushes on our 1200 watt Tigres which has completely rejuvenated it. It runs so strongly now. The 4 new brushes cost around $140 AUD from Southern...
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