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    @Peggie Hall HeadMistress gorilla pumping? BRILLIANT DESCRIPTIO haha ...Perhaps the PO had difficulty getting a complete flush due to...
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    Apex replied to the thread Can anyone id this boat?.
    where's the fun in that Sail SF? ...and I have no idea what type that one is.....would love to see the curved cockpit though. Hunter...
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    Apex replied to the thread Sail Kote Saves the Day (again).
    @BigEasy glad that worked. The splice really looked nice, so surprised it would not feed. i suspect the sheave is not running freely...
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    I have a non-twist lock type available, pump head only. And entire toilet assembly, with twist-lock. Both used.
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    Apex reacted to terry_buda's post in the thread O'Day 28 wheel and binacle. with Like Like.
    My rudder tube is fully encased too. It looks like opening that up would invite a real catastrophe. I've done major renovations on...
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    Apex replied to the thread O'Day 28 wheel and binacle..
    i have a wheel, binnacle, with engine controls, compass, table quadrant, cables etc. Decided against changing because of the work...
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    Apex replied to the thread Bilge Pump - Siphon BACK!.
    Good points Benny. The siphon is most definitely from running the bilge pump while in rough seas. We replicated on multiple occasions...
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    Apex reacted to FastOlson's post in the thread Bilge Pump - Siphon BACK! with Like Like.
    One of the best ways to address the dangers and shortcomings of a centrifugal pump (like the cheap and ubiquitous Rule brand) is "shot...
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    Our double-handed trip from Muskegon to Elk Rapids was eventful: First day we were sailing, and found the bilge FULL. Turned around...
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    Apex replied to the thread Auto-Pilots.
    Watching spme intro videos and past semonars on the youtoobs...b&g is more sailor oriented, garmin simple user interface...
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    Apex reacted to dlochner's post in the thread Auto-Pilots with Like Like.
    You would be correct. The big power draw is the drive unit, which has high draws on an intermittent basis. The power draw for brains for...
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    Apex reacted to nramsey's post in the thread Auto-Pilots with Like Like.
    I don't know if that is logical. I have an Alfa autopilot with an underdeck ram that is very efficient, drawing less than 2 amps when...
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    Apex reacted to MikeHoncho's post in the thread Auto-Pilots with Like Like.
    I'd have to believe a below deck system uses considerably more power than others.
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    Apex reacted to dlochner's post in the thread Auto-Pilots with Like Like.
    The B&G Zeus and Vulcan lines are price competitive with Garmin and Raymarine and have a long history of providing high quality sailing...
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    Apex reacted to Ward H's post in the thread Auto-Pilots with Like Like.
    Not always. Raymarine offers complete kits that include 1, 2, 3 , 4 and 6 for wheel and below deck systems. Item 5 isn’t required to...