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by El L Sea
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: F32 Vibration Briefly in Reverse
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: F32 Vibration Briefly in Reverse

You want to see vibration, try backing and pivoting with 2 diesels while chasing a fish.
by El L Sea
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Shore Power connection cables
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Shore Power connection cables

I use Marinco 303SSEL-B if they are in fact 30 amp locking like I think.

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by El L Sea
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1981 6.5 onan generator
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: 1981 6.5 onan generator

Marine gensets have come a long, long way over the last 40 years. Here in Florida, we can boat all year long and we rely on the genny for the fridges, battery charger, icemaker and air conditioning. It is as important to our experience as are the main engines. RWS I agree. For us: No Generator = No...
by El L Sea
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1981 6.5 onan generator
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: 1981 6.5 onan generator

We dumped our Onan shortly after we bought the boat and it crapped out. We went with a Westerbeke 7.6 EGTD. We run it probably 300 hours a year.
by El L Sea
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Everyone's favorite subject...VACUFLUSH!
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: Everyone's favorite subject...VACUFLUSH!

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RWS wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:04 pm
what causes these cracks?

seriously....


RWS
by El L Sea
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Everyone's favorite subject...VACUFLUSH!
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: Everyone's favorite subject...VACUFLUSH!

Great info.

Mine is still going strong, but it sounds like this may be an age related thing at some point, so it may only be a matter of time.
by El L Sea
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: POWER PANEL UPGRADE FOR 12m
Replies: 10
Views: 506

Re: POWER PANEL UPGRADE FOR 12m

I did the amp meters on mine as well.
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by El L Sea
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1989 mid cabin anchor chain
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: 1989 mid cabin anchor chain

thanks for that to be clear I'm only looking for a way to secure the anchor while underway seems as if there are many ways to grab the chain with a line (mantus chain hook for one) does anyone have a good way to keep tension on the line which in turn would keep tension on the chain while underway? ...
by El L Sea
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 1989 mid cabin anchor chain
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: 1989 mid cabin anchor chain

We use one of these Mantus chain hooks, and it is awesome.
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by El L Sea
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: 12 Meter Express Engine Room LED Indicator
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: 12 Meter Express Engine Room LED Indicator

On our 12m Sedan it is red, and I used one of these: Alpinetech PL8-R 8mm 5/16" Red 12V LED Metal Signal Indicator Pilot Dash Light https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FO3B3AY/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_Xk-cDbEPGEHAF They have them in 5 different colors. I use a green one at the flybridge helm as the engine sy...
by El L Sea
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Bottom Paint
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Bottom Paint

On our 12 meter the media blasting, epoxy barrier coat, then the bottom paint job, including haul out was around $ 8,000 in here SW Florida.
by El L Sea
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Amazon Festoon LED’s
Replies: 10
Views: 662

Re: Amazon Festoon LED’s

I used: Yorkim 578 Festoon LED Bulb 41mm 42mm, 578 LED Bulb White Super Bright 41mm 42mm Canbus Error Free 16-SMD 4014 Chipset, 578 Dome Light Led, LED Interior Light MAP Light 211-2 212-2 LED Bulb, Pack of 4 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0142WSTJA/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_AhraDb4RHQ4RE I have had one in...
by El L Sea
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Best way to find a leak??
Replies: 11
Views: 959

Re: Best way to find a leak??

Bronze below the waterline, stainless above. Plastic sucks. Don't be the guy in the picture. (just happened to touch it after we hauled out and it came off in my hand) 20180528_173153.jpg Watch out for MALERON plastic fittings at the water line. After decades in the sun, they can easily break apart....
by El L Sea
Sun May 26, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: net tons??????
Replies: 4
Views: 665

Re: net tons??????

Our 12m International Sedan is documented at 24 Gross Tons, 19 Net Tons. That is volume based for USCG purposes. The actual loaded weight is around 25,000 lbs.
by El L Sea
Mon May 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Trojan Boats Forum
Topic: Battery Charger Replacement 12 Meter
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Re: Battery Charger Replacement 12 Meter

We really like our Mastervolt 12/40-3

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We also added the remote monitoring for it.

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