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Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 03-01-2013, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Argonaut
This post is pretty old now ... had free wheel...

This post is pretty old now ... had free wheel sent by US Marine 3 years ago.

No longer have a Maxum sold it at end of 2012 .......... I would happily have bought another if they were still...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 01-28-2013, 09:56 PM
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Views: 1,762
Posted By Argonaut
Finally sold on my Maxum

Been very happy with my 1800SR3... but time to change ... and here it is after my last trip out in it .... still looking as good as new.
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Forum: Electronics 09-11-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,819
Posted By Argonaut
Just thought I'd post follow up .... I tried all...

Just thought I'd post follow up .... I tried all connections ... nothing wrong, contacted Faria .... they issued replacement gauge free of charge .... (via UK agents) so well done Faria.
Forum: Buy | Sell | Trade 09-09-2011, 01:57 PM
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Views: 1,558
Posted By Argonaut
Selling my Maxum (UK)

Selling my MAXUM 1800 SR3
It's going on Network Yacht Brokerage next week, thought I'd mention it here as many know the boat, if anybody looking for a new boat or knows someone who is ... Full...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 07-17-2011, 05:49 PM
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Views: 920
Posted By Argonaut
PLease read if you boat in the UK

For once - no jokes, no humour, it's deadly serious in fact.

The Government has decided to close Swansea Coast Guard Centre. This is THE busiest station in Wales, and the 5th busiest in the...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 05-18-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Argonaut
click on the links ... it will then show you the...

click on the links ... it will then show you the pics
Forum: Electronics 05-16-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,819
Posted By Argonaut
maybe my description was wrong .... it works...

maybe my description was wrong .... it works correctly the time, what is happening occasionally is when you drop engine reve ... its stays at previous reading.
Even with engine off it was reading...
Forum: Projects and Customisations 05-15-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By Argonaut
Small Project

Too windy to go out this weekend, so decided on a little boat project.

While on holiday in US I did some SkySki riding, and found it so much easier strapping into a SkySki on the swim platform,...
Forum: Electronics 05-15-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,819
Posted By Argonaut
Tachometer Problem

My Maxum 1800SR3 has the standard Faria 0-6000 rpm rev counter ......... with a built in Hour meter.

End of last season the needle would often blip upwards .. as if jumping 500rpm .... but no...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 03-21-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,685
Posted By Argonaut
Not sure how I tell who made the brakes ... no...

Not sure how I tell who made the brakes ... no name on them that I can see.
However when I had to get replacement hydraulic cylinders .. I just got generic parts from Overtons. On their catalogue...
Forum: Maxum Maintenance 03-20-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,685
Posted By Argonaut
Trailer Brake Assembly Spares

Just carried out pre-season service on my boat trailer and find that one of the brake shoe springs has snapped.
(Starboard side )

This is the view of the brake back plate assembly:...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 01-22-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By Argonaut
BTW .... worth phoning Gower marine Services,...

BTW .... worth phoning Gower marine Services, Youngs and checking eBay ...might find what you are after.
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 01-22-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By Argonaut
Can't fault Swansea ....where I live & where...

Can't fault Swansea ....where I live & where boat
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 10-20-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,407
Posted By Argonaut
OK ... I agree you can't alter them when underway...

OK ... I agree you can't alter them when underway ... the point is you don't need to ... the dampers are self adjusting in use, set them once and forget them.

The action in a beam sea is amazing,...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 10-19-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,407
Posted By Argonaut
>However, I do know they are not adjustable. ...

>However, I do know they are not adjustable.

Absolutely wrong.
They are adjustable, they have a number of holes to allow you to tune them to the hull .... should you want to have more force on...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 10-18-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,407
Posted By Argonaut
I wrote a piece on SMART TABS about 2 yrs ago .....

I wrote a piece on SMART TABS about 2 yrs ago .. might be worth a read :
https://www.maxumownersclub.com/forum/showthread.php/1120-SMAT-TABS-update?highlight=smart

I would not own a Maxum without...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 09-14-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Argonaut
yep aware of template kit. They also have many...

yep aware of template kit.
They also have many boat details on file {not Maxum} just asking if anybody has CAD drawing ... Save a step.
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 09-10-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Argonaut
Maxum drawing / Template

I am looking for a template / drawing for the Swim Platform fitted to 1800 SR3 ... anybody know of one ?

reason is as per intent raised in post:...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 09-03-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Argonaut
Tried web site ... nothing listed, and as...

Tried web site ... nothing listed, and as AirChair is up for Sale, would imagine no future products are being made.

They have lost out big time to SkySki
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 09-03-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Argonaut
Swim Platform

I have 1800 SR3 with standard fibreglass swim platform.

I have recently been doing some SkySki (Hydrofoil) riding using competition ski boats, here they have wood (Teak?) platform, and this makes...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 08-11-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By Argonaut
Moulds future ?

As Maxum is alas no more - have they sold the Moulds (molds) off to anyone ?

Just wondered if we are likely to see re-birth of Maxum range under another brand.
Seen this happen with other makes....
Forum: Electronics 06-29-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By Argonaut
Hmmm ... wonder where the other end of the wire...

Hmmm ... wonder where the other end of the wire pops out then ... assume one connected to sw is 'live' the dissed off connector the switched live ... so presumably the other end of cream wire is...
Forum: Electronics 06-27-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By Argonaut
Accessory wiring (1800 SR3)

While looking at a Tacho issue ... I noticed that the 2 switches marked A on the dash have wires disconnected.

I had assumed that A meant that the switch enabled the DC accessory outlets - am I...
Forum: Electronics 06-27-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,189
Posted By Argonaut
Tacho Q (1800 SR3)

My Tacho works 90% of the time .... then occasionally it blips upwards by a couple of 1000 ... sometimes 'kicking' needle from tru position to much higher position 5 or 6 times ... then settles back...
Forum: Maxum Owners General Discussions 06-11-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By Argonaut
Had some good news - USMarine (who made the Maxum...

Had some good news - USMarine (who made the Maxum range) are providing me with a complete new wheel for free .. and shipping it to UK free of charge.

Now that is what you call excellent customer...
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