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Forum: Electrics and electronics 16 January 2016, 10:42
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Why don't you shut the f... up. PICKY DAVE.

Why don't you shut the f... up. PICKY DAVE.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 16 January 2016, 10:40
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
I'm certainly not here for a pat on the back, I...

I'm certainly not here for a pat on the back, I share ideas that others may have an interest. Further POLY, I have tried to help others with various bot/motor/electrical troubles. Lastly, I won't be...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 January 2016, 07:51
Replies: 19
Views: 2,896
Posted By Nightfisher
I use two batteries as I do a lot of night...

I use two batteries as I do a lot of night fishing. Though I do have two 25 watt solar panels mounted on top of the home made Bimini, I use one battery for lighting, bilge pump fish finder, cabin and...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 January 2016, 07:42
Replies: 21
Views: 5,804
Posted By Nightfisher
I still use my Daiwa SGA1355 reel which I bought...

I still use my Daiwa SGA1355 reel which I bought in about 1980. It has about 5000,000 miles on it lol. As long as it's not crushed and maintained - lubricated Never had a problem with it. Though it's...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 January 2016, 07:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,571
Posted By Nightfisher
I used a really good cover for winter outside...

I used a really good cover for winter outside winter storage here in Ontario. But, after the first couple of years water began getting through or forming large pockets of water where freezing/thawing...
Forum: Inflatable boats - SIBs and folding RIBs 14 January 2016, 07:27
Replies: 12
Views: 2,781
Posted By Nightfisher
Interesting article, Stigomery thanks for...

Interesting article, Stigomery thanks for sharing.
From Inboard/outboards through many Outboards I have stuck with Mercury. Though, Yamaha's been catching-up on overall sales and can take a real...
Forum: Engines & props 14 January 2016, 06:09
Replies: 13
Views: 9,815
Posted By Nightfisher
Once had a forty merc with electric start. What I...

Once had a forty merc with electric start. What I did like is that it also had a pull-starter too. Good when a battery, charging or starter problem happens. I also liked that electric start motors...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 14 January 2016, 05:21
Replies: 22
Views: 4,075
Posted By Nightfisher
Out of respect for the OP, shouldn't we be...

Out of respect for the OP, shouldn't we be directing comments to him? PIKEY DAVE.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 14 January 2016, 05:20
Replies: 22
Views: 4,075
Posted By Nightfisher
PIKEY DAVE: Already done, before asking. ...

PIKEY DAVE: Already done, before asking.
Mollers, are U talking to me in that post?: "
Never had it with my digi Icommands. I do try the whole rig to a crisp in a fairly airtight shed over the...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 14 January 2016, 05:15
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Thanks for all the great comments, to those who...

Thanks for all the great comments, to those who have commented above and PM'd me. As for the others making non-constructive and ignorant comments- thanks for nothing. I'll be sure to correct your...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 13 January 2016, 00:47
Replies: 22
Views: 4,075
Posted By Nightfisher
Yes, I agree. But usually the bottom of gauges do...

Yes, I agree. But usually the bottom of gauges do have a small hole/vent or rely on the clamp mount (not sealed) allowing for water to exit..suppose that may actually be allowing for moisture getting...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 13 January 2016, 00:43
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
The non commercial unit I'm designing/building is...

The non commercial unit I'm designing/building is simply a secondary safety device. Though the time to build and install is 15 hours or more, the cost is low. As I said, I'm not always connected to...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 12 January 2016, 07:57
Replies: 22
Views: 4,075
Posted By Nightfisher
Breath the top of the gauges, ie drill say 1/8th...

Breath the top of the gauges, ie drill say 1/8th inch hole or two at highest point of gauge housing below the rim seal. It will ventilate condensation. Good luck.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 12 January 2016, 07:52
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Hi all, Seems to me, it would be far better...

Hi all,
Seems to me, it would be far better catching up with your boat than it just cruising away Without You. Isn't that what the age-old designed tether's for.

I fish Canadian lakes and...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2016, 09:02
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
They'll have to tow it!

They'll have to tow it!
Forum: RIBnet North America 10 January 2016, 08:56
Replies: 29
Views: 4,835
Posted By Nightfisher
Working on a secondary remote engine off system,...

Working on a secondary remote engine off system, just waiting for some of the parts to arrive. More about it in the British Electronics RibNet section. I don't mind wearing a tether and certainly...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2016, 08:28
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Had already made a remote back in the late...

Had already made a remote back in the late eighties for my 16 foot grew. Worked great and ran an arm to the outboard from the electric and both steered through the steering system. But bot were on...
Forum: Engines & props 10 January 2016, 06:15
Replies: 11
Views: 2,548
Posted By Nightfisher
No Spark (All Cylinders). Trigger (under...

No Spark (All Cylinders). Trigger (under flywheel), Switch Box, Switch Box wiring if removed since last running. If single coil for all three, it's a possibility too. Good Luck.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2016, 06:10
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
POLY, If you don't mind, start your own wise...

POLY,
If you don't mind, start your own wise crack thread. This thread is about Marine Electronics, particularly here - a Safety Shut-Off wireless device.
THANK YOU.
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2016, 06:04
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Hopefully, I'll have it made and installed by...

Hopefully, I'll have it made and installed by early spring, then as I mentioned earlier, post a list of parts as well as pictures that anyone interested may build one.

On another note, just...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 10 January 2016, 05:55
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Of course not. The cheap unit is for the single...

Of course not. The cheap unit is for the single fisherman/boater that is, out alone. Made of a variety of 'off the shelf ' components. The commercial model is a completely different item that would...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 08 January 2016, 14:24
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Hi all, I don't monkey around when it comes...

Hi all,

I don't monkey around when it comes to safety. Certainly not suggesting tossing the tether overboard. But, how often do we actually connect it when on the water?..I know I don't as often...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 02 January 2016, 11:56
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Hi all, Seems we have some jokers amongst the...

Hi all,
Seems we have some jokers amongst the crowd. My unit does the same as the $500.00 dollar device, but will cost me less than a 1/5th of the price. Parts are ordered, including an emergency...
Forum: Electrics and electronics 28 December 2015, 20:32
Replies: 81
Views: 10,855
Posted By Nightfisher
Overboard - Remote Control--Engine Off

Hi all,

Working on a new important safety device. This device, should you go overboard while your outboard engine is in gear, will shut-down your outboard, without a tether. (That does not mean...
Forum: Engines & props 24 October 2015, 07:35
Replies: 45
Views: 9,911
Posted By Nightfisher
Think Mercury has been increasingly concerned...

Think Mercury has been increasingly concerned about market share. Yamaha is steadily eating away at Mercury sales, particularly outboards -- all classes. Though I'm a merc-guy, friends with new and...
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