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by jralbert
Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1980 Marinette flybridge
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: 1980 Marinette flybridge

I did it for you. Not sure whether I could change a headline because I have admin rights. But you could try: on the right side of the post are 5 icons. L-R, a pencil, X,!,i," Clicking on the pencil let's you edit what you have written. Great way to correct error, update. X=delete the post. ! = ...
by jralbert
Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Hoo, Hoo, Hoo!
Replies: 7
Views: 1102

Re: Hoo, Hoo, Hoo!

What said said. . . . .my guarantee: it WILL be a better year or your money back.
by jralbert
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Looking for a GOOD winlass
Replies: 5
Views: 3803

Re: Looking for a GOOD winlass

(sorry..wrong place to ask about steering cable...this is a thread on windlass's. Start a new thread for your subject/query. thnx)
by jralbert
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Fuel economy
Replies: 28
Views: 12826

Re: Fuel economy

Nice record keeping and reporting. One note to add. Boats ain't cars. Tide, current, wind will have a much greater effect on fuel use than with a car. Oh, and the amount of weight you're carrying.
by jralbert
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Trim Tabs
Replies: 10
Views: 4173

Re: Trim Tabs

Backing up Jeff..the Bennett people have a reputation for good service and can guide you as to what replacement parts you'll need vs new system. I had, as you may recall, a 32 FBS with a genset aft. The tabs could always get the bow down but I do recall it being high sometimes when I tried to steer ...
by jralbert
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Oil Pressure sensor.
Replies: 6
Views: 3413

Re: Oil Pressure sensor.

In this discussion of oil press switches one thing to add. They are failure prone. Oil will shoot out. Maybe it's vibration - I don't know. Check them often and have a spare or two on hand. If one were to let go on a trip, you'd lose vital oil quickly. Which is why one monitors oil press and temp an...
by jralbert
Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Fuel economy
Replies: 28
Views: 12826

Re: Fuel economy

At 10 mph, I think you'll be pushing a lot of water instead of efficient planing-- but of course, will see a lot of scenery and that alone will make the extra fuel consumption worthwhile. this is a SWAG (scientific wild-assed guess) but would guess you'll "enjoy" about .75 mi/gal or a litt...
by jralbert
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Anchors
Replies: 6
Views: 3439

Re: Anchors

remember to always carry a spare anchor (with line) -- doesn't have to be as big or hefty as main.
by jralbert
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Fuel economy
Replies: 28
Views: 12826

Re: Fuel economy

Oh..but wait,there's more to the story:

https://floscaninc.com/

it's not a TOTAL loss...there's a new owner out there. We'll track them down
by jralbert
Wed Oct 28, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Fuel economy
Replies: 28
Views: 12826

Re: Fuel economy

I found tabs aided fuel economy by a small but significant amount.

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