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by 44c
Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sailing on Bushytales - With Pics
Replies: 19
Views: 20154

Sailing on Bushytales - With Pics

Fantastic photo's, and a really beautiful boat. Something to really be proud of. Damn! I'm going back out to the shed! That's really motivational stuff!
by 44c
Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Steering and Autopilots
Topic: steering
Replies: 15
Views: 15620

steering

Going Hydrive hydraulic. Easy install, as many steering stations as i want (or can afford, at the moment I am actually considering 3) you can get decent hydraulic autopilots for reasonable money, it all fits for me.
by 44c
Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Galley
Topic: watermakers
Replies: 9
Views: 14409

watermakers

Looks like a good idea. Makes you wonder how much profit margin Spectra and the others have doesn't it?
by 44c
Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: battery banks and starter batterys
Replies: 26
Views: 16101

battery banks and starter batterys

Here is what made up my mind : On our old boat we have house batteries of 600 A/h (4 x 150 ) One night we went to bed, the batteries were healthy, and the only things running were the fridge (4.5 amps around 35% duty cycle) and the anchor light (LED 0.2 amps) You would assume we had a good margin of...
by 44c
Sat Aug 12, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: plumbing
Replies: 3
Views: 4175

plumbing

Johnson pumps make a 2 litre accumulator. It would take up less space and weigh less.
by 44c
Sat Aug 12, 2006 6:57 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: battery banks and starter batterys
Replies: 26
Views: 16101

battery banks and starter batterys

The problem is that leaving a high drain circuit on accidently say, overnight, might leave your house battery too flat to start the motors. My own view is that as Puremajek says, the time when your house battery will be too flat to start the motors will be the time when it is most difficult to hand ...
by 44c
Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:29 am
Forum: Building Sheds
Topic: Big Shed kits at reasonable prices
Replies: 2
Views: 7912

Big Shed kits at reasonable prices

I got a polytunnel style shed from VP structures in yatala Qld. 16m x 10m x 4.7 m for $4200, in kit form.(called a habitat structure) took about 4 days to put up (I had to wait for a still evening to put the cover on). It is wind rated to W41, has plans and engineering details if you want to get it ...
by 44c
Tue Aug 08, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: Sites of Interest
Topic: cool building sites
Replies: 23
Views: 25390

cool building sites

An Oram 44c, (not mine though) http://www.scrumble.com.au