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Old 09 July 2012, 06:04   #71
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What, you havent even got a kedge anchor and winch on the transom yet
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Old 09 July 2012, 08:20   #72
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Hadn't thought of that

Anyway, as you can see I am doing everything I said I would unlike some people who are all talk and no action It is just taking a bit of time due to the weather and the fact that I like to go out and use it, I'm not just a desk based mariner

Should all be completed within 2 weeks as I am waiting for some parts from the US, I will also have the new bigger stainless prop so see what effect that has. Stainless steel anchor chain will be delivered tomorrow so I will splice that on to the anchor line at the weekend which will finish off the anchoring department nicely.

I think that you will notice that everything done is looking good and to the best available standard, it will be a nice little tender for someone when I'm finished

Been working on the mother ship, having multi colour change Lumishore type lighting throughout the cockpit which works with a remote, a bit like this Amazon.com: Lumishore Surface Mount 60W Color Change - Pair w/Controller: Electronics (can be fitted above or below water) !


I'm getting two sets to cover the whole of the two decks I was going to fit it on the RIB but the power draw was too big really for such a small vessel, plus I would just look like a sputnik zooming about as one big glow

I need another project now, maybe go bigger on a RIB
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Old 09 July 2012, 11:33   #73
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How about one of these? This would go great on the Searider! (Powertech 18 1/2 x 21)

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Old 10 July 2012, 08:48   #74
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Today's present, Stainless steel 8mm chain, delivered on time as per my previous post

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Just looking at headlamps now, saw some nice LED ones, should brighten the place up, no dark coves for me would go for the flood option not the spot option, will sit nicely behind the plotter

High Intensity LED Boat Light - 8, 10-Watt LEDs - 6880 Lumens - Extreme Environment - 9-46 VDC - MagnaLight
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Old 10 July 2012, 10:05   #75
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How about this

YAMAHA 75/80/85/90HP OUTBOARD BOAT MOTOR ENGINE COWLING L@@K!!! | eBay
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What's the latest on the microwave and hydrogen fuel cell?
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Thanks but I quite like my black one, don't want to go too orange

Been on the phone to the Americans about the lights, seems the one I like might drain a bit too much power and be too bright, anyway they recommended another (both versions come in black by the way and that would be my preferred colour), its this one but in black:

20 Watt LED Boat Light- 1720 Lumen - 375'L X 70'W Spot Beam - 9-46 VDC - Extreme Environment - MagnaLight

Plus it is dimmable with this unit which will save power when required:

PWM Controller - Pulse Width Modulator - Dims LED lights with Single Wire - MagnaLight

It is quite a neat size and will sit nicely in front of the plotter, I just need to move the nav lights, maybe sit them on top of it as it will be a fixed light
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I have ruled out the fuel sell for the RIB, the unit is too big (but still researching for mother ship and motorhome, they are standard in some new motorhomes now), I have got the 50amp Red Top Optima with 815 CCA which is more than capable of running the bits I have already, I also bought a battery booster pack 12v/24v for when more power may be required Clarke Dual Voltage Jump Start 12/24V - Machine Mart

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Re headlamp, rang the USA and now ordered the double Magna LEDPB10W-20E in Black with flood mode, also ordered the Magna PWB controller for dimming the light and a separate wiring loom which they are making for me as the light cables and controller are terminated with a Deutsch IPD / LADD DT04-2P connectors, that way it will be plug and play, I will get more use with the controller than full on 1,720 Lumens

Front with twin CREE XLamp MC-E 10watt LEDs giving out 860 lumens each . Size of unit is 4.8" Long, 2.5" High, 3.5" Deep, nicely made in solid Aluminium and stainless steel. I chose Flood beam lighting 120' Long x 100' Wide compared to the other option of the Spot @ 375' Long x 70' Wide



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Is that for clearing pikeys off the slip when you want to recover ?
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