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I am replacing the TV antenna on our 2004 396ES and I am wondering if anyone knows where Carver located the amplifier/power supply on this model? It should be a straight forward search and discovery mission but if someone would like to share, I'd appreciate it.
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View the latest post Attachment(s) Yellowed Panel on 390 CPMY
Greetings! One of the things I need to do this year is to repair a panel. The upper Sundeck on my 1994 390 CPMY has plexiglass or acrylic around the bottom half of the deck, and the canvas enclosure snaps to it. The panel on the port side has yellowed, so much it is not pretty. Has anyone ever painted an acrylic panel before? I was thinking of sanding it with perhaps 22 grit and then getting a white enamel and use a fine foam roller to paint the panel. Another option is to take it off and have a body shop prep and spray it, but I am sure that will be a few hundred. Any advice?
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Slip neighbor has a Shipwright 30 battery charger and loves it! I can't find any info for this model. Anyone familiar with this unit? He is suggesting I install the same model, and assures me it does have smart charger technology. The charger features a meter in lieu of phase lights. I am perplexed I can not find anything on the net for this product! er
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On my 1991 Carver 430 cockpit MY the surveyor noted a line item for the engine synchronizer. I have never used it, but while tracking down a blow fuse in the engine compartment I was directly under the control unit for the synchronizer and discovered that the previous owner had disconnected the linages to the throttle cables. I plan to check the system out while in dry dock, but I wonder if I shouldn't just remove it all together. There is a gauge on the helm that seems to give a visual indication when the engines are balanced so, I question the need for the synchronizer. Can anyone share their experience or thoughts on this?
The thrill of discovery!
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Ok, hi to all! I have a 1991 Carver 430 cockpit motor yacht. It is my intent to crawl through and into every space that I can to better know what is what and how to properly maintain it. I discovered a cap on the starboard aft under the exhaust outlet. I unscrewed the cap and there is this bolt/screw that I have no idea what it is or what it does. Nothing in the manuals, drawing or on the Carver website. Any help greatly appreciated.
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Okay! I have now gone from sail to power boating. One season under my belt and the wife hasn't filed for divorce, the boat is still above the water line and I have not had to file any insurance claims. But, so many questions! Looking forward to learning as much as I can about my 1991 Carver 430 cockpit as I can or power boating in general from all of the amazing boaters on this forum.
Under the northern skies.
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I'm a bigger guy at 6'3" 320lbs, and shower space is really important to me. I have been looking at the 97 to 2002' 350 Mariner as I have seen that it's got a fairly large shower. Are there other Carver's (or even other brands) that have a shower that large, or larger?
I'll be spending 2-3 days a week out on the boat, and don't really want to use marina facilities.
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I just purchased a 2012 Carver 54 Voyager with D9s! I have owned 6 large boats over the last 10 years, Maxum, Monterey, Chaparral, Sea Ray, Cruiser Yachts. This is my first Carver purchase. From what I can see in comparable boats in 2012 you get a lot more for your $ in a Carver boat.
Looking forward to many years of fun boating ahead
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As some may know, our boat was sunk at the hands of an incompetent mechanic in June.
Since then, I've been hangin out on the forum...lurking
After the stinging had subsided, I started researching other types of Carvers and it seems were back at the Mariner 350.
Problem is there are not many here in the northwest.
I was thinking about shipping one across the US and wanted to ask if any of you have done that and do you have any wisdom to part with in regards?
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