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Forum: Marine Electronics 01-11-2020, 02:23
Replies: 186
Views: 28,268
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Raspberry Pi as Onboard Computer

For what its worth, ive found these informative u'tube vid's, there are numerous :popcorn:

https://youtu.be/U3ucE3Rx7Tw


https://youtu.be/PdfLTA2CRL8

good thread :thumb:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-04-2020, 14:40
Replies: 169
Views: 33,985
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Rugged High Latitude Boats?

Thierry Dubois ~ "La Louise"


Arctic Northwest Passage: S/V La LOUISE for Arctic Adventures - her pictures speak thousands of words...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-04-2020, 23:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Topside paint, another question of the ages

Complete boat Rucksta ... when I can ��
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-04-2020, 20:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Topside paint, another question of the ages

yes...and in any case (or in my case) there will be a grit in the paint, so you wont see any flaws.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12-04-2020, 19:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Topside paint, another question of the ages

Old wheels....I just found this, with a quick google search.

Preparation is key to a good finish. I am going to be doing the same, with at least 2 coats of primer.
...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 12-04-2020, 19:03
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Lifeline stanchion grommets

G'day Mate

Check these guys....don't know where youre situated.....but with current affairs it makes more sense to buy things online now days.

https://www.grommets.co.uk/

Stay safe.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 11-04-2020, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Heat Exchange Housing Perkins M35`

G'day Mirror

Try these people.
I recently contacted them for an oil Cooler Tube stack for Perkins 4.236

Trevor Besson
Parts Sales
T: +44 (0)1472 210888 E: parts@industrialenginesuk.com ...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-04-2020, 21:30
Replies: 519
Views: 24,165
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Apocalypse probable or possible ?

Mar 27, 2020, 11.55 PM(IST)

https://www.wionews.com/videos/gravitas-wuhan-coronavirus-will-china-profit-from-the-outbreak-289014
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-01-2020, 17:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,730
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Survey before Offer?

.......and if the Surveyor and Broker are "in" you're screwed !

Hire a well reputed Surveyor or Ships Engineer/Captain to walk you through the rough stuff.

:popcorn:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-12-2019, 13:02
Replies: 99
Views: 20,888
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Would You Buy a Hans Christian 33?

lovely boats yes ....but problems will be to find a buyer who will pay that amount of money for it?

Best to just keep it and maintain it.

:popcorn:
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 06-12-2019, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Fresh water plumbing from scratch. How would you do it?

GI... :thumb:

Way back yonder I used to install Beer dispensing equipment for a Micro Brewery, using PEX and quick/snap fittings similar to the seatech quick release fittings.
No leakage, no...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 29-11-2019, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 4,982
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Rail mounted life raft

Aft rail...or side rails outboard, clearing the deck area.....the raft then falls to the sea immediately.
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 28-11-2019, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,381
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Hydrovane Windvane.

still for sale?
please revert !!
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-11-2019, 18:00
Replies: 10
Views: 4,391
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Replacing Lewmar friction hinge for ocean series hatches

Do you mean 'open the hatch completely' ~ this will remove all stress on the friction hinge?
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 27-11-2019, 16:48
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Pekins 4.236 Losing Coolent

thanks for the tips!!

:thumb:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-11-2019, 19:03
Replies: 20
Views: 2,588
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Installing 24volt Wind Turbine ...into ..12volt system insatllation

The D400 has dump resistors.

https://eclectic-energy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/10545-Regulator-instructions-D400.pdf
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 24-11-2019, 17:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,390
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Fresh water plumbing from scratch. How would you do it?

Matt, my Roberts is plumbed (both fuel and H20) with hard copper and conex fittings.
Jabsco pumps etc are all plumbed with clear woven pvc piping and hose clamps.....which is crap imho.
I intend to...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-11-2019, 17:06
Replies: 20
Views: 2,588
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Installing 24volt Wind Turbine ...into ..12volt system insatllation

Am in a similar situation, will possibly utilise something like this:

https://www.asap-supplies.com/electrical-components/voltage-converters-and-power-inverters/voltage-droppers
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 14-11-2019, 17:50
Replies: 40
Views: 8,409
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Pirates in Gulf of Mexico?

Its inherently in their genetics...they are alive and well all over the Caribbean.

:whistling:
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 14-10-2019, 20:33
Replies: 183
Views: 22,829
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: anchoring in 120kn gusts - which anchor will hold that??

I'm reading between the 'links' ..... bigger is better.

Dankie Jedi Kaptein :thumb:
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 14-10-2019, 20:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,569
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: St Francis tragedy

RIP to Mr Duncan and all his family.


...the crime is out of control!!


Don't preach to us...its a lawless country, we are born there and have lived it with the old regime and now the new...
Forum: Our Community 12-10-2019, 17:19
Replies: 208
Views: 23,526
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Cruising Anchor Chain Length

Another link related to Jedi's post ....Crosby Twin Clevis Link S-249 Chain Connector


https://boiserigging.com/product/crosby-twin-clevis-link-s-249/


TY Jedi Capt.
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-10-2019, 15:35
Replies: 376
Views: 109,960
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: The KISS SSB Counterpoise - Revealed ( with Pics )

Ahoy...its an old thread, but here goes.....I am looking to install this antennae.

Cruisers out there who use same, have you good/bad to say about the KISS-SSB?

:whistling:
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 13-09-2019, 12:28
Replies: 58
Views: 5,908
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Hurricane Dismastings when moored

It was noted in Marinas on St Maarten during hurricane Irma https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y72g432Xs5g .... that boats with masts up were worst off and lost their rigging.

Im sure a vessel...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-08-2019, 06:57
Replies: 158
Views: 8,441
Posted By Psy at SEA
Re: Has anyone been following Greta and Boris Herrmmann?

Yes great stuff...fast boat, glad the weather never turned on them.

:thumb:
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