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Forum: Marine Electronics 19-12-2015, 11:58
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Hearing my Radar alarm

Thanks Don; The Radio Shack sounds like the way to go. It's cheep and easy to install.
I am going to Radio Shack today and hope to buy one. I will let you know if it works.
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-12-2015, 21:04
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By Bill Estes
Hearing my Radar alarm

I am having a problem hearing my radar alarm. Don't West Marine sell something that I can hook up to my radar so can here the alarm the alarm when it go's off?
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-12-2015, 11:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Live aboard wannabe near Laporte TX

I am at Kemah Boardwalk Marina. It has deep water slips, all the action of the Boardwalk, and all the shops in walking distance. Nice marina.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 29-11-2015, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 4,016
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Best route Rockport Tx to Kemah TX

I f I can get a beam reach of on more the 25 kts the outside is good. If more then it is the ditch. I will not run the ditch at night, to many tow boats.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-11-2015, 18:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Smart Charger

Well first I have solar panels and wind gen. charging the batteries. And they do a good job keeping them charged. Like I said I am looking for a good smart charger that will keep my batteries charged...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-11-2015, 06:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Smart Charger

[QUOTE=Bill Estes;1971825]I HAVE 3 BANKS 2 GOLF CART BATTERY
IN 2 BANKS AMF 1 STARTING BATTERY ON 1 BANK.[ Thank for your help.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 25-11-2015, 15:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cruisair AC unit

Is still for sale? I am at Kemah TX. would need to check it out. Is it reverse air/heat?
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-11-2015, 15:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bill Estes
Smart Charger

I am in need of a smart charger to charge my batteries with out overcharging them. I need to know the cost and name of the best.
I am tired of every month having to buy new batteries or unhooking...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 24-11-2015, 20:46
Replies: 7
Views: 4,016
Posted By Bill Estes
Best route Rockport Tx to Kemah TX

I have a 36' Columbia and will be leaving Rockport TX to Kemah TX 14 Dec. Plan to go on the out side to Freeport then to ditch up to Kemah. Anyone have better Ideal. Please if you have chart or...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-06-2012, 11:41
Replies: 0
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bill Estes
34' Yorktown Sloop

Have anyone heard of a 34 Yorktown Sloop? I am thinking about buying one and plan on cruising mainly in the Caribbean. The owner stated it was a blue water cruiser. Need some advice before buying....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 20-06-2012, 08:05
Replies: 29
Views: 4,288
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cheoy Lee Offshore 31

I don't think I would touch this boat. I don't think there is a boat. If there is a boat I don't think it is his. I do think he likes to see his name in print. Next we will here he has sold the boat....
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-06-2012, 19:18
Replies: 29
Views: 4,288
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cheoy Lee Offshore 31

Helo Gordon, I see you are still on line. You won't be able to sell your boat unless you get back with the people interested in buying it. Please get back with me. Thanks
Forum: Classifieds Archive 18-06-2012, 18:43
Replies: 29
Views: 4,288
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cheoy Lee Offshore 31

Hi Gordon, I have tried emailing you also. I am in the market for a boat and would like to have pictures of your boat my email is xxbillyestesxx@yahoo.com . Please give me a complete detail list of...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 17-06-2012, 18:50
Replies: 29
Views: 4,288
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cheoy Lee Offshore 31

He did the same thing on ebay. I tried contacting him, no replay. I would gave him the money for the boat if there is a boat.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 17-06-2012, 18:38
Replies: 3
Want To Buy: Cruising Sailboat
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bill Estes
Re: Cruising Sailboat

Well hello, however I am not in Kemah at present. I work overseas and plan on retiring next year. I work for the State Department in Iraq at present. My wife was at Kemah this past week having a boat...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 17-06-2012, 17:58
Replies: 3
Want To Buy: Cruising Sailboat
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bill Estes
Cruising Sailboat

I am interested in buying a cruising sailboat. Price no more then $25,000. I have $ 10,000 to put down and could pay $ 1000.00 month until boat would be paid off. PM me or email...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 24-03-2010, 04:02
Replies: 40
Views: 26,825
Posted By Bill Estes
I've seen the cut many times coming in and out of...

I've seen the cut many times coming in and out of Intercoastal City on Work Boats but never tried to use it because of the depth. My boat draws 6' and the Work Boats drew 9' to 10' and as I remember...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 24-03-2010, 03:06
Replies: 40
Views: 26,825
Posted By Bill Estes
Thanks Marc, if Tiger Pass is closed, then I...

Thanks Marc, if Tiger Pass is closed, then I shall stay in Venice over night get some rest and head south down to the mouth of the Miss. River and go around the horn to Cat Isl Pass to Houma by-pass...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 23-03-2010, 05:07
Replies: 40
Views: 26,825
Posted By Bill Estes
Marc; yes you are right in saying "an open gulf...

Marc; yes you are right in saying "an open gulf trip is almost unavoidable.There are few places from anclote to apalachicola to duck". But DW is also right in his statement about the Gulf. I've...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 22-03-2010, 21:50
Replies: 40
Views: 26,825
Posted By Bill Estes
I am looking into plan "B", Heading to LA and hug...

I am looking into plan "B", Heading to LA and hug the coast by day then shooting into ancherage at night. This way I might by-pass the ditch with all the locks and bridges. If I can get a good...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 18-03-2010, 04:25
Replies: 40
Views: 26,825
Posted By Bill Estes
Nick or Robert,next week my boat 38' Hughes will...

Nick or Robert,next week my boat 38' Hughes will be making the crossing from Ft Myers to Galv. Pilot Charts stated good NE winds. I hope 5 to 7 day crossing. BTW it will be single handed. Best route...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 27-12-2009, 03:42
Replies: 52
Views: 77,692
Posted By Bill Estes
Thanks guy’s on your info on batteries selection....

Thanks guy’s on your info on batteries selection. I will be looking at both 6V and 12V battery system. And I will take advice on shopping around first before making my decision on the brand of...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-12-2009, 06:26
Replies: 52
Views: 77,692
Posted By Bill Estes
Euro that Web site is were I am going to figure...

Euro that Web site is were I am going to figure out How many batteries I may need. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-12-2009, 06:23
Replies: 52
Views: 77,692
Posted By Bill Estes
This is what I neede to know before going out and...

This is what I neede to know before going out and buying a complete battery bank. Hm I guess I need to back to the drawing board again and see how many 6V Trojan 125 I need to make up my Ah NEED AT...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 25-12-2009, 23:19
Replies: 52
Views: 77,692
Posted By Bill Estes
Golf Cart Batteries vs Marine Batteries

I need help in buying batteries for my house bank. The battery I was looking at is a Trojan 12V 150Ah Flooded Lead Acid Golf Cart Battery. I will buy 4ea for my bank.

When I called the store...
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