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Forum: Marine Electronics 16-12-2021, 18:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Advice on Raymarine MFD

if the plotter will be outside exposed to weather then go for the axiom pro as this is both touch screen and buttons for when hands are wet
Forum: Navigation 19-11-2021, 08:21
Replies: 69
Views: 8,476
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Navigation on a Tablet Question

i run my samsung galaxy tab a 10 in tablet as a backup to my new garmin it works perfectly. as well if im coming in somewhere in the fog or at night i can have my radar over my garmin as navionics on...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 14-11-2021, 19:44
Replies: 26
Views: 2,671
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Dickinson Diesel Heater Troubleshooting

ive got a dickinson newport on my 37ft pilothouse. its an excellent heating system but they are a little bit finicky. a trick i was taught by a long time liveaboard is to use a capfull of methyl...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 17-03-2020, 06:24
Replies: 126
Views: 15,963
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: New wind generator install

https://www.practical-sailor.com/marine-electronics/new-air-breeze-wind-generator-field-tested
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 16-03-2020, 18:05
Replies: 126
Views: 15,963
Posted By michaelmrc
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 16-03-2020, 16:35
Replies: 126
Views: 15,963
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: New wind generator install

i live on board my 37ft sailboat. last year i installed a new air breeze wind generator. have been very happy with its performance and its noise level. i researched a loy before purchasing read...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-02-2020, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 5,088
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Cooper Seabird 37 vs Cooper 416

i was lucky with my coooer 353 it came with a bramd new beta marine 30hp engine and new technodrive saildrive. been extremely happy with this vessel. sails well tona of room amd excellent liveaboard
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 29-11-2018, 09:38
Replies: 58
Views: 42,500
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Best Heater for a 30-Footer ?

https://dickinsonmarine.com/product_cat/propane-fireplace-heaters/
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 22-10-2018, 12:19
Replies: 4
Views: 5,088
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Cooper Seabird 37 vs Cooper 416

i ended up with a compromise. purchased a cooper 353 pilothouse. huge amounts of space sails pretty good too. great liveaboard feel.
Forum: General Sailing Forum 19-02-2017, 07:41
Replies: 41
Views: 11,928
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Best inverter charger

mastervolt makes some very nice products as do victron and magnum. here in canada my issue with victron is the horrific lack of tech support, whereas magnum has been excellent.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 18-01-2017, 14:47
Replies: 21
Views: 3,178
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Fuse/Breaker in battery to started cables?

mainesail has a great writeup on why all battery banks should be fused .
Battery Bank Fusing Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com (https://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/battery_fusing)
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 24-09-2016, 08:11
Replies: 95
Views: 11,541
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Size of your TV?

No TV for me haven't had cable in years. That said I do have an hp 24in all in 1 pc that I use to watch netflix or dvd's. It sits on my salon table with a hook mount to keep it from falling over.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 23-09-2016, 19:23
Replies: 52
Views: 7,091
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: favorite cutting tool or method

thanks thinwater i havent tried the multimaster yet will look into this.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 23-09-2016, 18:50
Replies: 52
Views: 7,091
Posted By michaelmrc
Favorite Cutting Tool or Method

all right all you electricians whats everyones favorite cutting tool for say cutting out a panel be it lexan wood whatever. i used a jigsaw on an open panel and a dremel on a panel thats already...
Forum: OpenCPN 26-03-2016, 11:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,881
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Opencpn for Android???

it didnt install an icon onto my home screen either i just went into my apps section dragged it on the page i wanted it. i connected my pc to my phone transferred over the charts i wished to use onto...
Forum: OpenCPN 26-03-2016, 10:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,881
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Opencpn for Android???

im running opencpn on both my samsung galaxy tablet and my samsung note phone no problems
Forum: Navigation 01-02-2015, 13:45
Replies: 23
Views: 4,663
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: ANDROID TABLET NAV PROGRAM

thanks ranger do you have contact info for the developer . if so can you pm it to me please.
Forum: Navigation 01-02-2015, 11:56
Replies: 23
Views: 4,663
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: ANDROID TABLET NAV PROGRAM

i downloaded mx mariner but i cant seem to find a way to import charts. only charts available are from their site. i have all the raster charts for around vancouver island i would like to import. is...
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 27-12-2014, 10:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: winter cove saturna island

yes its a beautiful spot been there a couple of times in the summer just wasnt sure how protected it would be this time of year.
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 27-12-2014, 08:37
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By michaelmrc
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 26-12-2014, 18:27
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By michaelmrc
Winter Cove Saturna Island

good day all i am curious if anyone has anchored out in winter cove in the winter months and if so how was the anchorage for holding protection. ive been there a couple of times in the summer but...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 08-11-2014, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,624
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: Hyundai HY2000si 2200-Watt Inverter Generator

i bought the hyundai 1000 watt model from walmart couple of years ago. heavy noisy and problematic. 2nd day i used it fuel from the carb leaked all over my cockpit. took it back bought a new yamaha...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 11-10-2014, 17:47
Replies: 0
Views: 904
Posted By michaelmrc
looking for a used furler

good day all am looking for a place around the vancouver , vancouver island area to buy a good used furler for my catalina 27. does anyone know if such a place exists. thanks
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 05-08-2014, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: memory foam

always found memory foam very hot to sleep on so depending on your location and temperatures could be an issue.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 16-06-2014, 17:02
Replies: 12
Views: 3,065
Posted By michaelmrc
Re: How Useful is Solar in the Pacific Northwest

living in the pnw i think that one would need to have both solar and wind generation to be self sufficient here. in the summer months lost of sun but not a lot of wind. comes winter months not much...
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