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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 07-06-2017, 08:56
Replies: 249
Views: 21,468
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Installing serial solar panels

:popcorn:

Rod - do you agree with OceanSeaSpray that solar panels are pretty close to a current source and not so close to a voltage source?:popcorn:
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 10-09-2016, 00:42
Replies: 249
Views: 26,715
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: What is your Real Amp Hour per Day Usage

Indeed. Keep going Stu.

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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 13-02-2016, 07:43
Replies: 229
Views: 34,292
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: The Evolution of "Condomarans"

Well Polux... Feel free to give up sailing if that ever is necessary for whatever reason. My father at age of 85 is sailing a slow and sluggish boat. He has had the same boat for over 50 years. I am...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 21-01-2016, 05:29
Replies: 312
Views: 24,690
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Ideal Generator?

With 26.75A it takes 1 hour to boil. :)

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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-01-2016, 10:21
Replies: 313
Views: 43,706
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: S/V Delos discusses mono vs. cat with cruising couple.

Actually impressions are not paid. Click are paid.

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Forum: Challenges 31-12-2015, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Insurance challenges

Can you consider insurance for coastal first. Build some credibility and after 6 months get new quotes for the crossing?

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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 22-12-2015, 01:57
Replies: 154
Views: 12,158
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: A Open Heart Monologue On The Final Decision

As others have already said: save your $125 large boat dollars not trying to build it yourself, buy a production boat and keep your gf.

Building a 46 footer is serious business for anybody....
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-12-2015, 10:58
Replies: 67
Views: 7,068
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: DC generator and inverter ground

Please understand that there are different standards for boat AC grounding methods. ABYC is just one and arguably not the best.

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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 12-11-2015, 04:43
Replies: 134
Views: 18,995
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: How many kilowatts per day do you use?

Why not read Stu's previous posts explaining this in detail...

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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-11-2015, 10:05
Replies: 134
Views: 18,995
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: How many kilowatts per day do you use?

Why would the latter sentence be obfuscated? Obviously it has nothing to do with electricity generation capability or total loads.

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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-02-2015, 15:20
Replies: 373
Views: 53,708
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: True blue water boat extinction a fait accompli?

Sure thing. This was to OP just to point out her completely random definition of a BW boat. Life goes on.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-02-2015, 15:05
Replies: 373
Views: 53,708
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: True blue water boat extinction a fait accompli?

Hmmm... What exactly is wrong with a popup TV? Not that I have one, but Iam thinking to build one. I quess my boat no longer qualifies as BW boat then.

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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 15-02-2015, 08:23
Replies: 208
Views: 17,069
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Reverse Polarity

Well, if you take US build boat to Europe and connect to no- polarity AC socket, based on your statement above, people will get hurt. Obviously not the case in practice.

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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-02-2015, 07:13
Replies: 208
Views: 17,069
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Reverse Polarity

:thumbup:

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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 01-02-2015, 07:19
Replies: 171
Views: 15,210
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Batt To Inverter Cable Length Question

:thumbup:

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Forum: Marine Electronics 27-09-2014, 13:20
Replies: 52
Views: 9,192
Posted By NorthernIsland
Re: Internet while Cruising

Take it easy and read again what sailorchick wrote.

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