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  1. captjohn liked Wharf Rat's post in the thread Garmin 2010c issues.

    Did you splice the antenna into the existing cable or run it directly to the NMEA0183 leads? Those Garmins used RS232 for it's NMEA...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:24 PM
  2. captjohn replied to the thread 38' Wilbur- modifications by Pettegrow.

    Those seats on the fly bridge look just like the engine box seats on my old 27 Phoenix!

    Jun 15, 2018 at 11:35 AM
  3. captjohn liked Old Mud's post in the thread 38' Wilbur- modifications by Pettegrow.

    Cool boat looks well kept and maintained. For me a few more rod holders, cut in a Tuna door and spend some time up above the house with...

    Jun 15, 2018 at 11:33 AM
  4. captjohn liked Wharf Rat's post in the thread Doppler Radar.

    Whoa whoa whoa! Did I just sign into the hull truth? Calm down guys, we all have opinions and assholes, and just because it may smell...

    Jun 14, 2018 at 2:30 PM
  5. captjohn replied to the thread Doppler Radar.

    Proved your point?? LOL, EVERYONE knows RADAR is not a requirement. Just making sure that YOU knew that.

    Jun 13, 2018 at 2:18 PM
  6. captjohn replied to the thread Doppler Radar.

    And your point is???? You do realize that these requirements have been around long before Doppler RADAR ever existed, don't you? Do...

    Jun 13, 2018 at 1:28 PM
  7. captjohn replied to the thread Doppler Radar.

    I don't believe the split screen function, with different ranges on each, is unique to Doppler only units, I know it's not on mine....

    Jun 13, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  8. captjohn replied to the thread Alternator Cable Size?.

    Corrosion, or a loose connection, causes resistance in the wire, and a voltage drop. The resistance results in localized heating of the...

    Jun 13, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  9. captjohn liked Keelboater's post in the thread Alternator Cable Size?.

    If it's long enough, cut it back past the corrosion and see how it looks. If it's good, put a new terminal on it and some heat shrink tube.

    Jun 13, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  10. captjohn replied to the thread Doppler Radar.

    The doppler effect is a frequency shift due to an object, or you, approaching another object, or moving away from that object. It does...

    Jun 13, 2018 at 11:59 AM
  11. captjohn replied to the thread 12 inch or larger touch screen, chart and built in gps plotter.

    Just about every display comes with a built in GPS. Most come with other built in features as well, suck as RADAR and depth sounder....

    Jun 13, 2018 at 11:41 AM