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    Basic Fuse Rating Question

    Hi; If a fuse is rated at 40 Amps at 24 Volts, what would it's rating be at 12 volts? Do you simply calculate it's resistance at 24 volts and then plug that into Ohm's law equation for 12 volts (ie is 20A at 12V)? Somehow doesn't make sense. Thanks.
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    Basic Fuse rating question

    Hi; I often find fuses rated for a different voltage than 12 volts (ie 24volts or 32 volts.) Does the rated fuse amperage need to be converted to a 12 volt rating? Thanks.
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    Sextant

    Can anyone please recommend a decent sextant to purchase either metal or plastic; have a landlubber friend interested in astronomy who would like to purchase one and learn how to use it
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    Anyone use a CPAP when they anchor or moor out?

    Hi; Have a CPAP that draws 4A at 120V . If I buy an inverter that translates to roughly 40 A at 12 volts. The invertor though has to be hooked up to the battery and it would require a 10 foot run of 10 Ga wire. Besides putting a permanent setup on my boat, it would be a real pain to lug all this...
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    Tank monitor

    Hi; Looking for final advice as to whether to install the Tank Tender or an external tank monitor such as the Tank Edge. I like the simplicity of the Tank Tender in that it requires no power (electricity), but here and there I have read reports about waste tank blockage of the plastic tube. Not...
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    Help! My dog won't do her duty while on board. Need suggestions please.

    Hi -weird post from my usual technical questions: Have decided to take our dog cruising so we don't have to kennel her each time. We anchor overnight and don't touch land for 2 days. She does OK on the boat; is house trained and obedient, weighs 60 pounds, but she will not urinate or defecate...
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    Please help with adapting PEX tubing to Hunter polybutylene plumbing for under sink water filter

    Trying to install an under-sink Pentek slimline filter canister to the cold water tubing that exists as installed by the factory. Obtained 1/2" pex tubing and push on fittings, but the factory installed grey tubing looks very slightly smaller than the 1/2" pex tubing, and when I disconnected it...
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    Please help ID this freshwater tubing

    Trying to install an under-sink Pentek slimline filter canister to the cold water tubing that exists as installed by the factory. Obtained 1/2" pex tubing and push on fittings, but the factory installed grey tubing looks very slightly smaller than the 1/2" pex tubing, and when I disconnected it...
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    Sail Maker Recomendations For Genoa

    Hi; Have an H34 and a quick question: any recent experience and recommendations for ordering a new cruising jib? Thanks in advance. Ilan
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    Davits H34

    Hi; Has anyone installed davits on their H34? What did you use and are you happy that it has helped in your cruising activities? I have a 9" soft wood slat floor dinghy with a 4HP Torquedo I will be towing. Thanks. Ilan
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    Hunter 34 Cabin Redo/ Redesign

    Hi; Got tired of sleeping in the V-berth. Refinished the cabin sole this winter, and installed a collapsing table pedestal, cut down the table size: 1) long table was mostly wasted space, very heavy 2) allowed more covered space for tool storage against the stbd cabin side matching the fore-...
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    Sailmaker recomendations

    Hi; Looking to buy a new 120 Genoa for a Hunter 34. Any good experiences with a sailmaker you care to recommend? Recently replaced a mainsail with a bad experience. Thanks. Ilan
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    Raymarine ST60 wind vane sticking on Hunter 34

    Hi; ST60 was installed 3 years ago. For the last two years the display shows the wind vane "sticking" Over some time during an outing it will "stick", usually with the wind abaft, but also on other reaches and hauls with the meter in any given point. It will then spontaneously unstick after...
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    Yanmar 3GM30F Flywheel

    Hi; Does anyone know the number of teeth on the flywheel? I'm programming my tachometer and was informed 76 teeth but this results in an incorrect RPM on the readout. Thanks. Ilan
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    H34 Windlass Installation - Recommendations?

    Hi; Would like to install a (Lewmar?) anchor winch on my fore deck. From what I've read, it seems a horizontal winch would work best. Now I'm pondering the installation. Has anyone done this? Have you installed it on the locker cover? Any pics that you've taken of the installation? Thanks. Ilan
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    Sheave/ Block preferred lubes

    Hi; My boom and mast sheaves have started screaming; time to re-lubricate. Any preferences for lube for metal shaves and blocks and what lube for plastic (Delrin) blocks? Thanks. Ilan
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    H34 Icebox

    Hi; Can anyone tell me the cubic size of an H34 icebox? Thinking of installing an Isotherm system as recently discussed. Any size recommendations? Also, what is the difference between a holding plate system and an evaporator system? Thanks in advance. Ilan
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    Starter motor woes

    For all who replied regarding starter motor electrical issues, I would like to recommend a book that features step by step easy to understand instruction for this particular issue and many others: The 12 Volt Doctor's Practical Handbook for the Boats Electrical System by E Beyn. A valuable...
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    Starter problems Yanmar 3GM30

    Hi; Am experiencing frequent intermittent starting problems when the engine is warmed up. Usually out on the water it takes several (2-3) turns of the key before the starter will kick in. New cockpit instrument panel was installed two years ago with new switch, but this preceded it. Batteries...
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    Genoa Sheet Attachment

    Hi; Getting ready to attach a new sheet to 120 Genoa. WOuld like to use one continuous line (105') with a bowline in the midpoint to attache to the clew. Last year I used just a bowline which chafed plus was impossible to detach without cutting it. Any suggestions for a shackle that can be...