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View the latest post Attachment(s) Refrigerator/Freezer Replacement

Just completed a small DYI project on the weekend. Boat came with a Nova Kool RFS 7501 AC/DC under the counter style refrigerator/freezer. It worked fine, but for the Admiral and I, it was just hard to get into and to see what was in the back, without being on your hands and knee's. To be honest it was a pain in the aft. There was also some waisted space in it after it was packed up.

Decided to replace it with a Vitrifrigo DW210 SS AC/DC drawer refrigerator/freezer. Freezer on the top and refrigerator on the bottom. It is slightly smaller by cubic feet, however, you can pack more in it than the previous Nova Kool. It is a lot more efficient than the older unit.

Luckily it was the same size as the old unit.

I will be selling the Nova Kool unit, in the near future.


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View the latest post Furuno 1st Watch Wireless Radar DRS4W

Does anyone have one? Any problems? I've heard good and bad things.

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View the latest post Hi! Just purchased a 2001 Carver 404

:captain: I'm anxious to get on the great lakes. I have a few questions to anyone with more experience.

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View the latest post Potable Water Pump Continuously Running

Have an issue with the pump running continuous periodically. At times it will pressurize and shut off though. I checked for leaks and have tightened all clamps/connections I can get at.

Pump is likely original Shurflo, so would it be safe to assume this is a pump issue?

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View the latest post Westerbeke Genset

I have drawn the line in the sand as to what I will spend. To get my 6.5CZ Kohler back to reliability. Has anyone switched. Out to a Westerbeke? I have a 390CMY vintage 1994, and wish to keep in same place. Between the engines. I understand they are pretty quiet versus the dinosaur I have? Any idea on pricing? Also, the 6.5 does what I need, but any advantage to going bigger. Don’t want to break thee bank, but need to start planning now Thanks in advance.

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View the latest post 1982 Carver Mariner 3396


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View the latest post Bottom paint - paint props and rudders.

Hello all,
I just spent quite a few hours over the last week fixing blisters and then bottom painting the boat (what fun!)
My question is should I paint the props and rudders? It looks like they may have been painted before. They are off the boat now for transport and I cleaned them completely.
Looking around the marina I am in, it seems to be a 50/50 split on painting them.
What say you all?

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View the latest post Late 80's 3297 Mariner

My first post to this forum. I am going through pre-purchase inspections and survey on an '88 32' Mariner. Mercruisers with about 1600 hours use on Georgian Bay. I would appreciate all tips and advice about problem areas to be on the lookout for.
Thanks for all responses. George

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View the latest post 3207 Head Seacocks

Hi Everyone,

Just picked up my new to me 1989 3207 Aft and am having trouble with both heads.

It doesn’t seem like any water is getting to the heads, they basically explode in your face when you pump (both are manual, one a Jabsco' the other not sure), can some one help direct me to the location of the Seacocks, just want to make sure they are open before any next steps are taken. Thanks

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Kohler 6.5 on 1994 390CPMY shuts doen

Her is a stumper for me. My Genset has always been very reliable. However, today, it shut down suddenly. It restarted after a few moments, and ran for a short time, and shut again. Surges when first starting and then smooths out. I checked fuses, and also connections. Plenty of water flow out the exhaust. I tried a spray of gas from a spray bottle to restart but crank and then no start. I have replaced the capacitor last year, and again, no issues. Changed the gas filter. I use a Quick Silver 35-802893Q01, so plenty of capacity. Voltage at 120. It just cuts out and dies.

I had marina replace the anti siphon fitting over the winter just because it was 26 years old. Happened whether on aft tank or main, although I believe it only draws off of port tank. nines run fine. It just died after 6 minutes of run, and restarted like nothing happened. Any ideas??? :drunk:

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