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Vessel Info: 2006, Carver 4137 CMY, Originally commissioned in 2008, it has spent its last 10 years in the Puget Sound, WA. She features the Volvo-Penta D6, 310 diesel motors (485hr.), 3 zone AC/ Heat pumps, fresh water wash down in bow, bow and stern thruster, 8.0KW Kohler generator, 2/ 30amp shore power input from either mid-ship or stern plugins. Bridge refrigerator ice maker, electric galley featuring an electric oven.
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Hello from Seattle!

Postby AndiamoSeattle » April 12th, 2018, 1:20 am

Just purchased a 2006 41 CMY , Volvo D6-310A, 490hr. in Poulsbo, Wa. Survey showed a L turbo boost leak and elevated lead levels in the strbd transmission, other that that everything looks OK. Owner fixed the turbo boost and I will monitor the transmission with an oil test in six months.
Anyone know what kind of fuel economy I can expect with the D-6 310? The previous owner cruised at 15-1800 rpm, so I think he got decent fuel economy, i will likely push the speed into the mid teens, 12-15 gal / hr?
A beef with this boat is the lack of space for gear for extended voyages. Appreciate the photos of Midnight Sun II with the mods he has made. Anyone figured out a way to put on extra batteries for an inverter, i hate running the genset for a cup of hot water?
Appreciate the forum!

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Vessel Info: 1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin
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Re: Hello from Seattle!

Postby RGrew176 » April 12th, 2018, 3:43 am

Welcome Aboard and good luck with your new to you boat. There are plenty of members here that will be able to give you great answers to your questions.
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Re: Hello from Seattle!

Postby Viper » April 12th, 2018, 6:37 am

Congratulations and welcome aboard.
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Re: Hello from Seattle!

Postby bud37 » April 12th, 2018, 8:45 am

Welcome to the forum and Carver....nice and good luck for you with your new boat........ :beergood:
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Re: Hello from Seattle!

Postby km1125 » April 12th, 2018, 10:07 am

Welcome aboard! Shouldn't be an issue to add an inverter to the boat, but you really need to think through the intended use... how much power and how long you need it.
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Vessel Info: 1987 3697 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar 46 Kevlar Vee offshore
1969 15' Glaspar / 1969 Johnson Electrmatic 85
1964 Barron Flat bottom drag boat
A couple of dinghies
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Re: Hello from Seattle!

Postby waybomb » April 12th, 2018, 12:40 pm

Welcome aboard!
1964 Barron Flatbottom with BBC Chevy
1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft

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