Recent content by tkwhalen

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    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Are spraying the paint coats or roll and tip?
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    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    I wish I had your talent ... then I wouldn't be afraid to tear stuff apart and dive right into changes
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    Repairing Hunter 40 damage from Hurricane Matthew

    Interesting, I never knew I could enclose the a/c units to reduce sound. I just assumed that would cause some kind of over heating problem. Thanks Mark you just may have made my wife happy; assuming I have 1/4 your skills and can figure out how to enclose the units.
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    Ok Kids Help me solve a disagreement

    To start I have to agree life is easier if I declare her correct which I'd love to do buuut as soon as I do she will demand pictures of the original set up so I can set ours up the same way which I can't produce. String would work for opening but not closing a stiff wire could do both but...
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    Wind Generator Shopping

    Agree with all your input and understand the limitations I'm facing but my current sole objective is more sleep at anchor. In a couple of years I plan to move the boat south from the great lakes; at that point I will be shopping solar and long term cruising solutions and the wind generator will...
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    Ok Kids Help me solve a disagreement

    Hey Greg ... good suggestion but the door with the latch on it has an aluminum L bracket that runs it's full length on the outside that holds the other door closed and provides a water tight ( I use that term loosely) seal.
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    Wind Generator Shopping

    I've begun wind generator shopping research reading etc. My main objective is spread out the time between generator runs allowing for a longer over night sleep. I have 2 frigs and 2 freezers on board running them along with my anchor light and cabin fans I hit 11.9 volts about 6AM after going to...
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    Ok Kids Help me solve a disagreement

    Attached are 2 pictures of the companion way doors on our boat. In one you can see the latch at the bottom that holds the doors shut as you close the companion way and latch it. In the other you can see a block with it cove routered into it. To set up the question properly my wife hates leaning...
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    Hunter 49/50 salon A/C replacement

    good to know
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    Shore water feed

    On my shore water input there is a valve on my water manifold that must be switched on in order for the shore water to enter the system. If it's closed entering shore water stops there and it may be why you are receiving so much back pressure at the hose connection.
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    Hunter 49/50 Mamba steering issue

    Good to know thanks for the heads up