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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-09-2015, 13:06
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By NTD
Re: Alternator shutting off

Thanks for the reply.


Probably not. Its a Valleo 24v


my experience with diodes is they work or they don't. Strange that it would repeatedly work then shut off.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 11-09-2015, 11:43
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By NTD
Alternator shutting off

Alternator shutting off.
The belt had come loose and I adjusted and tightened it. Now its not working.

After I start the diesel, the alternator runs fine for about 15 seconds and then current...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 03-09-2013, 20:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By NTD
Re: Anyone in the market for VIPs?

Hi Roy, I was wondering how this is progressing?
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 14-07-2013, 13:31
Replies: 46
Views: 4,826
Posted By NTD
Re: Stopping the Prop.

I have a Perkins 4.154 with a max prop. I usually ran it up to about 2600 rpm. I wanted to see how it did if I adjusted the pitch up one notch.
I ended up with stats much like yours. My max was...
Forum: Meets & Greets 20-06-2013, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By NTD
Hi Danya, it sounds like a nice sail. I...

Hi Danya, it sounds like a nice sail.
I enjoyed the tv series, The Straits.

Welcome to the forum.
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-06-2013, 23:53
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By NTD
Hi Angus, Great to have you here and admire...

Hi Angus,
Great to have you here and admire your outlook. Life can really throw us some troubles. I look forward to seeing more from you.
Nick
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-06-2013, 23:48
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By NTD
Hi Mimosa, welcome aboard. Where are you...

Hi Mimosa, welcome aboard.
Where are you located and where do you plan to sail?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-06-2013, 23:41
Replies: 91
Views: 9,749
Posted By NTD
Garmin trek. Grrr spell checkers.

Garmin trek. Grrr spell checkers.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-06-2013, 22:52
Replies: 91
Views: 9,749
Posted By NTD
I have a small handheld farming trek. Cost about...

I have a small handheld farming trek. Cost about $70 and has a very good anchor watch. It is my 3rd backup gps. I set anchor alarms on my topside and navstation plotters and sleep with my handheld....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-06-2013, 15:15
Replies: 91
Views: 9,749
Posted By NTD
Re: Cruising around Hawaii - How mant feet of chain?!

An anchor alarm is usually a GPS device which alarms when you have moved outside of a preset circle, usually indicating you are dragging or broken free of your mooring.

I cruised a ranger 23'...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-06-2013, 14:44
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By NTD
Re: Aloha from Honolulu

Hey TB, Sorry you are stuck in the Great State of TEXAS.
I sailed into Galveston from Key West. Tough sailing around Tx! Oil rigs, traffic!!!, bad holding grounds, hot humid, storms etc.
I...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-06-2013, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By NTD
Re: Aloha from Honolulu

Hi John, I am on the lsit at Ala Wai, 6 pages back still. Also at rainbow bay. Not aware of K-bay opportunities. There was one private marina but I draw way too much, 8'3". We thought we had one...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 19-06-2013, 12:47
Replies: 2
For Sale: Storm sail
Views: 1,054
Posted By NTD
Hi, I am wondering about dimensions,...

Hi, I am wondering about dimensions, construction picture and price.
Thanks
Nick
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-06-2013, 11:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By NTD
Hi John, Sorry I just saw this! Well we still...

Hi John,
Sorry I just saw this!
Well we still haven't made it to Honolulu as we haven't been able to get a slip yet. I applied to a few places we were interested in but as you know, it takes years...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 19-06-2013, 02:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By NTD
Re: Shipping recommendations needed

I shipped my 46' from Galveston to San Francisco and had a great guy. He does a lot of cross country work from the Carolinas to Anacortes.
Jim Wise at Wiseway trucking. All he does is boats. He...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 27-10-2011, 09:00
Replies: 4
Views: 3,083
Posted By NTD
Re: LIFEPO4 Battery Cells

Hi, I have a 24v system and had been considering going to new battery technology. I assuming the values you are giving is for 12v?
Thanks.
Forum: Pacific & South China Sea 05-08-2011, 20:27
Replies: 68
Views: 8,733
Posted By NTD
Re: i2f in Panama . . . Again !

Wondering what their main sail measurements are?
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-08-2011, 18:07
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By NTD
Re: Unstepping a Mast in Galveston

Great info. Thanks.
My last boat was a 23' deck stepped. This one is a 46' boat keel stepped. I also have navtech hydraulics. It seemed prudent to get some experienced professional assistance my...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 02-08-2011, 17:33
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By NTD
Re: Unstepping a Mast in Galveston

Thanks. You are the second person to recommend him. Sounds like good advice and well worth taking. It is after all my mast and my responsibility!! Hehehe.
Much appreciated.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 01-08-2011, 18:40
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By NTD
Re: Charts: San Francisco to Acapulco

Thanks Bazzer.
I sailed all over the puget sound and around parts of the world (in subs) but I don't know the bay or California coast at all. Excited to experience it but a little nervous about the...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 01-08-2011, 18:22
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By NTD
Re: Charts: San Francisco to Acapulco

Nice choice Daddle. Nice of you to pass your charts on. I would still like to get them. chicken scratches though!
Forum: Classifieds Archive 31-07-2011, 22:39
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By NTD
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-07-2011, 15:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By NTD
Re: Unstepping a Mast in Galveston

Yes that draft is great for sailing but not much help around shore.
I bought the boat in Wilmington NC and spent time bumping down the coast (literally bumping) It was interesting sailing with...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 28-07-2011, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By NTD
Re: Charts for San Francisco to Acapulco

I am interested. My wife and I are retiring. I am shipping my boat to Point Richmond and plan to do a year of coastal cruising along California before heading for Hawaii next year. I have no local...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-07-2011, 15:04
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By NTD
Re: Unstepping a Mast in Galveston

Thanks Chuck. I am at the Galveston yacht basin and they have the facilities to do the job. I was jsut looking for some experienced assistance.

I draw about 8'5" and have a tough time getting...
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