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Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 06-07-2020, 23:13
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Posted By davegeorge44
Re: Economical Water tank treatment other than bleach?

You could research "Lugol's solution". It's basically iodine, but I'm not sure of the concentration.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-08-2018, 19:22
Replies: 70
Views: 8,300
Posted By davegeorge44
Re: propshaft driving an alternator , when sailing

I have been reading these posts with some interest. Lots of good input, but not much actual experience. I did have a prop shaft alternator installed on my cruising boat (Roberts Offshore 44) for a...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-06-2018, 20:03
Replies: 31
Views: 5,783
Posted By davegeorge44
Re: Those that have gone around the world.

Yes to all those places mentioned in previous posts. I would just add the Louisiade archipelago in Papua New Guinea; and no one has mentioned Australia's Kimberly coast. Of all the places we've...
Forum: Indian Ocean & Red Sea 02-06-2018, 06:53
Replies: 1
Views: 6,319
Posted By davegeorge44
Re: The Best Time to Go from Perth to Sydney

Hi,
My experience - 5 trips - is that it's very hard to go west to east across the bottom. I have done it once and since always prefer to go clockwise around Australia. The prevailing easterlies...
Forum: Oceania - Australiana 02-06-2018, 01:16
Replies: 82
Views: 12,193
Posted By davegeorge44
Re: Sydney to Perth over top end of Australia

Hi Gareth,
My wife and I have done that trip a number of times - competed our 5th circumnavigation of the continent a couple of months ago. We are Fremantle based and love the Kimberly and also the...
Forum: Our Community 28-03-2017, 16:19
Replies: 25
Views: 4,592
Posted By davegeorge44
Re: Alternator on Prop Shaft

I had a prop shaft alternator for a few years until I re-engined the boat. There was a guy in Australia at the time who was re-winding alternators to put out at lower RPMs than a car alt would use....
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