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Lamar Desmond replied to the topic 'Source for IP32 Stantions?' in the forum. 7 hours 30 minutes ago

I would check with Garhauer Marine in California. The number I have is (909) 985-7513. They do exceptional work at very reasonable prices.

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Sam Allen created a new topic ' Source for IP32 Stantions?' in the forum. 8 hours 12 minutes ago

During Hurricane Irma we got a bent lifeline stantion. I've made a few calls, but Hake doesn't know for sure who made the original stantions for 32's, nor do they have any laying around. They did, however, give me the specs for them.

I was told that a company called South Shore Marine made the originals, but they weren't willing to do another one for an individual.

Does anyone know of a good stainless shop in the SW Florida area that could make a new stantion? The damaged one is bent right at the base - there is nothing there to grab, or put in a vice, so I don't think it's repairable. Any leads would be appreciated.

PB / Sam

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I am considering installing a bow thruster in my IP380. Does anyone have specs for the job? Thanks,Paul

Harry Burns This has been done to many IPs and was a factory install for our 370 with the Side Power 6HP. For the 380 I believe that user DrewS on IP380-24... Show more 12 hours 44 minutes ago
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Cap'n Jesse Broome commented on this video 3 days ago

The wind direction needs calibration, apparent direction is off about 40 degrees to starboard... apparent wind was on the beam

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IP 38 Contented Turtle broad reaching in 5 knots true wind.

Cap'n Jesse Broome added a video. 3 days ago

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IP 38 Contented Turtle broad reaching in 5 knots true wind.

Cap'n Jesse Broome The wind direction needs calibration, apparent direction is off about 40 degrees to starboard... apparent wind was on the beam 3 days ago
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hayden replied to the topic 'Refrigeration: Let's Get REAL!' in the forum. 5 days ago

Randy
The refrigerant is one loop. You can buy a new coil but then you will need a frig guy to recharge the entire system.
Ps. We only defrost using hot tea pot water and a sponge
Hayden

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hayden replied to the topic 'Refrigeration: Let's Get REAL!' in the forum. 5 days ago

Randy
The refrigerant is one loop. You can buy a new coil but then you will need a frig guy to recharge the entire system.
Ps. We only defrost using hot tea pot water and a sponge
Hayden

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Randy Covington replied to the topic 'Refrigeration: Let's Get REAL!' in the forum. 5 days ago

Hi Hayden,
Somehow the evaporator in our 1996 IP40 developed a hole, allowing the refrigerant to escape. The only fix appears to be replacement of the evaporator.
Question: is the refrigerant in the evaporator separate from the refrigerant in the condenser?
The system worked well prior to the ice pick incident.
Thanks
Randy

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Trying to convert my original "mechanical" style traveler car with stops to a line controlled 4:1 unit on my 1988 IP31. Any thoughts as to car and... Show more

Art Neufeld I am actually considering the same for my IP 27. 5 days ago
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hayden replied to the topic 'WeBoost Cell 3G 4G Signal Booster Amp' in the forum. 7 days ago

George:

I hear you. That is a real shame. For me, this has worked well at my home in PA and on the boat in Florida, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, USVI and BVIs so far. I am sorry it did not work for you. You sure did give it a serious try.

Hayden

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george henry replied to the topic 'WeBoost Cell 3G 4G Signal Booster Amp' in the forum. 7 days ago

First let me assure you I followed the Weboost tech’s guided protocol for field testing both units. The results were observable by me as I read the dBm on my cell phone and at no time did the Weboost amplify the signal. It read identical before and after powering the Weboost. Both times the Weboost techs declared the results demonstrated no amplification when amplification should be present. We tried various settings on the Iphone: 3G, 4G, and LTE, each of which would produce different signal strengths without the Weboost, and were unaffected when the Weboost was powered. IOW, never was there any indication that either Weboost unit was doing anything but illuminating its LEDs. And yes, there were numerous tests with unassisted signal strength substantially below the -105dBm. The tests were all in suburban Dallas. (I had to work my way through speculation that there was some hurricane Harvey effect.) I have just lost faith that if I keep digging through the horseshit I will find a pony. The Weboost techs declared their exhaustion, too.
George Henry
SV Andromeda, IP44-35
Isla Mujeres, Mex.

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hayden replied to the topic 'WeBoost Cell 3G 4G Signal Booster Amp' in the forum. 7 days ago

George:

I am sorry you are having trouble and had a bad experience with the WeBoost.

Question:
What is your cell signal on your phone BEFORE it is in the cradle?
I understand that this booster will not boost if the signal is not -105dBm or better.
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#2. It will boost the signal if and when the signal is at or below -105 dBm, this is the threshold at where the booster will work. Above there, no boost due to too weak of a signal.

#3. The cell receive signal strength, the RSSI can be found on an Android phone under Settings > About Phone > Status, there you will see the signal strength. RSSI needs to be below -105 dBm and if you see -65 dBm to -72 Dbm then that is a near perfect signal.
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I have seen mine not boost when the signal is really weak. Then, in the Bahamas, I have seen it work everywhere, even in Cambridge Cay reaching back to Staniel Cay.

Did you check the RSSI signal strength before dropping phone into the cradle? Then After?

Hayden

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george henry replied to the topic 'WeBoost Cell 3G 4G Signal Booster Amp' in the forum. 7 days ago

I ordered the Weboost Drive 4G-S about 45 days ago. I also ordered, from a different vendor, a marine specific antenna at a cost of about $110. When the first ("first" is a clue about where this is going) Weboost arrived I immediately took it to my vehicle, hooked it up, the lights came on, but observed no signal amplification whatsoever. So, I called their service tech. He seemed knowledgeable, guided my through a couple of field tests which results told him the unit was not amplifying at all. So, he tells me of their return and replace service, minimum 30 day turn-around, so I sent it back. 30 day turnaround? How ridiculous is 30 days? About 40 days later a new replacement unit arrives. It amplified nada. So I called a tech. This time I got a marble-mouthed moron who was difficult to understand because off his inability to articulate and enunciate. Same field test results. I tried so hard to make this work, because I really want this function on Andromeda. Next, I get an email from Weboost requesting I take my time to answer their survey about my experience. I seldom do this because these surveys are typically so poorly designed, but I wanted to communicate about my problem. After completing the multiple choice segment (so in artfully crafted as to be pretty useless) I arrived at a section for narrative comment. I started telling my story and halfway through, and before my narrative would make any sense, I come to the end of the designed character limit.
So, after much frustration, waiting, and wasted time, I have nothing but the $110 marine antenna I bought with no functioning cell signal booster, and the 2nd non-functioning Weboost unit requiring further effort for return and refund. Others report better luck, but my experience calls for the harshest negative recommendation of this company and its products

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I have an IP320 (Hull 36) and need the find the standing rigging measurements as my insurance company wants them replaced . thanks David

Ross Armstrong replied to the topic '115v A/C 30 amp main breaker' in the forum. 1 week ago

Thanks Vandergraaff, My breaker poles perform the same as yours. I did note this stack alignment issue on another post someplace so when I receive my new breaker (ships on the 15th) I'll ensure i wire it accordingly.
Safe Sailing,
Ross

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Mike Mann created a new topic ' Mainsail on a 350' in the forum. 1 week ago

I have a 2002 350 with in mast furling. It is time to replace the main. 2 questions.
1. Can vertical battens be used in a new sail with the existing mast?
2. I was also thinking of a furling boom. Any thoughts?
Mike

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Mike Mann created a new topic ' Refer door IP 350' in the forum. 1 week ago

The refer door on my 350 has been dropped too many times. This has caused the wooden lip inside the outer edge molding that the door rests on has broken. The door will not rest in its proper spot. Has anyone else had this problem and what did you do to correct it. I am not sure but I suspect that other IP's have a similar system for holding the door in place.
Mike

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