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Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 25-01-2010, 11:40
Replies: 2
Views: 5,237
Posted By mobetah
Most Efficient Temperature for Kubota Engine

Well I think I have solved the overheating problem with my Phosaor engine ..... maybe even over solved it! I installed a small second heat exchanger in line with the original heat exchanger. I can...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 21-01-2010, 06:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By mobetah
Oh yes, and that also includes the best wifi we...

Oh yes, and that also includes the best wifi we have found in a marina!

Bill & Pat A. .......... S/V Mobetah
S/V MOBETAH (https://www.mobetah.blogspot.com)
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 21-01-2010, 06:29
Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Posted By mobetah
Paradise!

Boy are we excited,

We were headed down the Mexican Caribbean coast and decided to wait out the next norther at the little town of Puerto Morelos. We went into El Sid Marina (a part of the El Sid,...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 14-01-2010, 06:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By mobetah
Just start calling the boat yards in the Tampa...

Just start calling the boat yards in the Tampa area. Most of them have a what you are looking for somewhere in their yard (long abandoned by their owners) and would love to see it gone. I'll bet you...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 14-01-2010, 06:41
Replies: 64
Views: 17,777
Posted By mobetah
If it's gonna happen, It's gonna happen out...

If it's gonna happen, It's gonna happen out there! .... Capt. Ron Rico

mobetah.blogspot.com
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 29-12-2009, 06:25
Replies: 26
Views: 3,744
Posted By mobetah
Your trip sounds great. Don't worry about the...

Your trip sounds great. Don't worry about the language thing, we are now in Isla Jujeres Mexico (on the Caribbean side) and are having a lot of fun learing Spanish as we go. We have found the book...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-12-2009, 05:45
Replies: 6
Views: 3,217
Posted By mobetah
Teej, You didn't say what brand of liferaft you...

Teej,
You didn't say what brand of liferaft you have ........ Whatever brand you have, you might check their website for service centers. Almost everyone has a service center in Ft. Lauderdale (if...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 28-12-2009, 05:40
Replies: 6
Views: 3,217
Posted By mobetah
Teej, We just had our switlik raft inspected...

Teej,
We just had our switlik raft inspected and repacked in Tampa at Solutions One. We were told that it would take 2 weeks .... it ended up taking them 6 weeks .......... Hopefully, whoever does...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-12-2009, 07:15
Replies: 52
Views: 76,706
Posted By mobetah
Bill Estes, Trojan T105 (6v) golf cart...

Bill Estes,

Trojan T105 (6v) golf cart batteries are great batteries for the boat. I'm on my 3rd set of 8 batteries (first 2 sets lasted about 8 years each).

Be aware that Trojan makes the...
Forum: Meets & Greets 16-12-2009, 06:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By mobetah
Hello Bill & Kat, I know where Nashville Ga...

Hello Bill & Kat,

I know where Nashville Ga is .... I grew up in Blackshear (the town not the lake) Ga. I went to school at ABAC in Tifton many years ago where I had a roommate from Nashville Ga....
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 04-12-2009, 16:53
Replies: 31
Views: 13,242
Posted By mobetah
We purchased a mermaid dry-pal from...

We purchased a mermaid dry-pal from yachts-of-stuff for use in the Rio Dulce next summer ....... haven't tried it yet but, sure hope it works!
YachtsOfStuff.com - Boat, Yacht, Dehumidifier,...
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 27-11-2009, 07:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,441
Posted By mobetah
Time To Go Cruising

Well, all the projects have been completed and the boat has been provisioned so now all we have to do is leave.

We are now in St. Pete Beach Florida and will leave tomorrow and head down toward...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 16-11-2009, 10:27
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By mobetah
Hello JMB, A battery isolator would have three...

Hello JMB,
A battery isolator would have three POSITIVE terminals ...... one POSITIVE terminal would connect to your alternator, a second POSITIVE terminal would connect to one battery bank (house...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-11-2009, 09:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By mobetah
Thanks steve, that was a big help! Bill A.

Thanks steve, that was a big help!

Bill A.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 09-11-2009, 05:14
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By mobetah
Watermaker Question

I'm installing a new SW125 filmtec membrane in my watermaker (the old one was removed and discarded four years ago). The membrane has a black rubber gasget on one end but not the other. Being old and...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 10-08-2009, 08:20
Replies: 25
Views: 5,603
Posted By mobetah
Dave, We are also headed down to Mexico,...

Dave,

We are also headed down to Mexico, Belize and eventually Guatemala (Rio Dulce). We will be leaving Southwest Florida sometime in November (weather permitting) for Isla Majeures. Perhaps we...
Forum: Great Lakes 27-07-2009, 13:58
Replies: 1
Views: 2,628
Posted By mobetah
Mobile to Ky Lake ........ No Problem with mast...

Mobile to Ky Lake ........ No Problem with mast up!

Good Luck, Bill A.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 27-07-2009, 04:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,926
Posted By mobetah
If you buy new ..... you might want to take a...

If you buy new ..... you might want to take a look at SK Watermakers' products. They are reasonably priced, simple, reliable and easy to service.

Good luck, Bill A.
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 26-07-2009, 10:14
Replies: 15
Views: 19,026
Posted By mobetah
One good Marina/starting point for trailer...

One good Marina/starting point for trailer sailors ....... south Florida to Bahamas is Miami Bayfront park Park and Recreation (https://www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/homestead_beach.asp)

Good...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-07-2009, 09:56
Replies: 7
Views: 8,229
Posted By mobetah
I don't know anything about the ultrasonic tank...

I don't know anything about the ultrasonic tank monitor systems. I use the Hart tank tender system The Tank Tender - by Hart Systems, Inc. (https://www.thetanktender.com/) which uses no electricity...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-07-2009, 20:05
Replies: 15
Views: 10,139
Posted By mobetah
Thanks everyone, I have a DESKTOP comuter...

Thanks everyone,

I have a DESKTOP comuter which fits perfectly in the boat. I also have a laptop for when I want to drag a computer ashore. ..... Now back to the original question ....... If I...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-07-2009, 17:19
Replies: 15
Views: 10,139
Posted By mobetah
What Inverter for Computer?

I have a desktop computer on the boat (with lots of video editing, music, etc.) and would like to power the 120v ac computer from the batteries using an inverter (hopefully eleminating inteferance...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 24-06-2009, 04:19
Replies: 16
Views: 3,020
Posted By mobetah
"Damn it Jim, we're down to two liters of Lithium...

"Damn it Jim, we're down to two liters of Lithium crystals!"
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 24-06-2009, 03:50
Replies: 16
Views: 2,809
Posted By mobetah
clearsea, I'm no expert but it sounds to me...

clearsea,
I'm no expert but it sounds to me like your battery charger is doing exactly what it is supposed to do ...... Just curious, have you tested your batteries to find out what condition they...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-06-2009, 04:43
Replies: 16
Views: 35,127
Posted By mobetah
I've never owned one but have friends that have...

I've never owned one but have friends that have owned two (30' then 40') they love em. My opinion: Well built, fast and wet!
Good Luck, Bill A.
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