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Forum: Sport Cruisers 05-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,580
Posted By Tommyfmu
It was advised during a full survey recently on...

It was advised during a full survey recently on our boat to install a float switch high in the bilge which will trigger an audible and visual alarm. It's cheap and good insurance 'just in case'...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 11-24-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tommyfmu
Update, had the 3 way valves backwards, stupidly....

Update, had the 3 way valves backwards, stupidly. Turned them around, worked fine, although changed the element and thermostat in the meantime. Oh well, I guess I just extended the water heater life...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 11-24-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,882
Posted By Tommyfmu
Old thread, so probably completed by now. If...

Old thread, so probably completed by now. If not, a helm switch is a must have for a windlass. Takes all the 'coordination' out of having to go fore or having someone go pull the anchor, while...
Forum: Sport Cruisers 10-19-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,934
Posted By Tommyfmu
Here's the configuration on a typical 2400SCR as...

Here's the configuration on a typical 2400SCR as I remember it. An additional port up on the stbd mid rail area would be optional, such as grey water as you said.
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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 10-14-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,392
Posted By Tommyfmu
My 2400SCR '99 came with a Danforth 8 lb, which...

My 2400SCR '99 came with a Danforth 8 lb, which was within specification. After breaking loose only once, I immediately went up to a 16 lb Super Hooker fluke, on 10 feet of chain and rope. It never...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 08-09-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,517
Posted By Tommyfmu
Ahhh, so THAT's what's kept us safe all these...

Ahhh, so THAT's what's kept us safe all these years. And here I thought it was the boating safety course all along.
Forum: Electronics 07-08-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tommyfmu
Roger, no expert here but I believe it can be...

Roger, no expert here but I believe it can be done, but would entail disconnecting your fridge and lights from the existing 12V panel . Whether you install another 12V panel off of that third battery...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-08-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,517
Posted By Tommyfmu
As repeated so many times previously Steve, glad...

As repeated so many times previously Steve, glad everyone was ok. Also as suggested, I also believe it best to let some time pass. Nothing has to be decided right now. See how she comes out after...
Forum: Electronics 07-08-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tommyfmu
Since it sounds like you have a lot of...

Since it sounds like you have a lot of entertainment running through your inverter, I'd suggest getting two 'golf club' 6 volt batteries wired in series and run your inverter off of that. With that...
Forum: Engines 06-25-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,235
Posted By Tommyfmu
Admitted novice here, but a thought or two. ...

Admitted novice here, but a thought or two. Since the problem is getting worse, and now smells like fuel building up, and cuts out at low speed but was working well at higher RPM's, I would think...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 05-27-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tommyfmu
Hi Shrew, yes the 3 ways valves are bronze for...

Hi Shrew, yes the 3 ways valves are bronze for an RV/Marine winterization bypass kit. The valves are set so that the bypass hose is 'out of the circuit;' cold water into the input of the heater, ...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 05-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tommyfmu
Thanks Jeff, that would be the pressure relief...

Thanks Jeff, that would be the pressure relief valve, and I've been 'tripping' that valve a lot lately to allow air into the tank to drain it to change fittings and the element. Maybe due to age...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 05-27-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tommyfmu
Hot Water Heater not heating

Hi All, we have an 11 gallon Seaward hot water heater that's not producing heat. I changed the element and thermostat, and it's drawing the usual 5 amps or so, but the water just isn't coming...
Forum: Electronics 05-23-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Tommyfmu
An even better tip: make sure the breaker is off...

An even better tip: make sure the breaker is off before you start pulling the outlet out ;-)
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 05-16-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By Tommyfmu
We bought a Singer heavy duty sewing machine...

We bought a Singer heavy duty sewing machine mainly because of zipper coming detached from eisenglass, etc. After getting the hang of sewing all our own zippers and such, we've now gone so far as to...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 04-27-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,684
Posted By Tommyfmu
Cymru, if for any reason you need a second...

Cymru, if for any reason you need a second referral, Moss Marine only does outdrives, nothing else. Rebuilds and new from factory as part of an engine package where he sells 'em separately. Moss...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 04-13-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By Tommyfmu
Cymru, glad it turned out relatively easy (so...

Cymru, glad it turned out relatively easy (so far). In the 7 or so years we had SeaTow and never used them, last year when we went to T inboards and got grounded driving her home, the one...
Forum: Electronics 04-02-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By Tommyfmu
As output to the speakers ordinarily run at 25...

As output to the speakers ordinarily run at 25 volts, it is extremely unlikely that they will be subject to radio waves. Hum is caused by three things; a. not enough shielding at the line level or...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-30-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By Tommyfmu
When we switched from our Maxum to Carver last...

When we switched from our Maxum to Carver last summer, we made a deal with the seller that for 5k less than his lowest price, we'd take the boat the next week not pending any survey (after having...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-16-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tommyfmu
If anyone misses the great buy by 3/18 , fret...

If anyone misses the great buy by 3/18 , fret not, I bought my EU2000i from Mayberry's for $895. including shipping and no tax; am assuming the price is still around there. Tom.
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-15-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tommyfmu
Surfing is so poor here on the US East coast...

Surfing is so poor here on the US East coast because the continental shelf breaks down all the waves so far out. Yet on the West coast and HI, waves can travel intact right until they get to shore,...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-15-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tommyfmu
Have you not seen the original Poseidon...

Have you not seen the original Poseidon Adventure, and the remake? I'd be heading to the neighborhood bar, right after calling my insurance co. to verify my policy still intact! j/k.
Forum: Electronics 02-25-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,869
Posted By Tommyfmu
Update: we're in S. Florida on vacay and I've...

Update: we're in S. Florida on vacay and I've been eyeing a Garmin GMR18HD radome for a great price. It's pre owned but from an Ebay seller with 100% positive feedback for many radar systems and all...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 02-25-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,750
Posted By Tommyfmu
Also the sporting goods stores and Target have...

Also the sporting goods stores and Target have them in the camping stuff section if it's more convenient. We got a Coleman last summer that takes them too. A friend gave us a great idea that we've...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 02-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,134
Posted By Tommyfmu
Scenes from Deliverance running through my head. ...

Scenes from Deliverance running through my head. If you hear that particular banjo/guitar duo song, RUN!
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