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- Scurvy Dog
- Posts: 1
- Joined: November 11th, 2015, 2:28 pm
- Vessel Info: Carver 466 Motor Yacht
- Location: St. Petersburg, FL
- Posts: 657
- Joined: July 29th, 2013, 11:35 pm
- Vessel Info: 2000 Carver 506
- Location: Georgian Bay
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2000 Carver 506
Queens Cove Marina
Georgian Bay, Ontario
- CYO Supporter
- Posts: 4428
- Joined: July 10th, 2015, 9:58 pm
- Vessel Info: 1989 Carver 3807 Aft Cabin
- Location: Ontario, Canada
- Has thanked: 292 times
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> What makes you think it's near the end of its functional life?
Is there something wrong with it or are you speculating based solely on its age?
Mine is the original from 1989 and works fine. The ONLY reason I would consider replacing while it still works is that I spend 2-4 day weekends on the hook so power management is always top of mind and the new units are more efficient. Other than that, I'll hang on to the original until it caughs up its last ice cube! I also find the electronics on newer fridges and air conditioners fail much too easily. All it takes is poor line voltage for one reason or another and failure is imminent.
- Posts: 4424
- Joined: August 17th, 2015, 4:07 am
- Vessel Info: 1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin
- Location: Southgate, MI.
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The Detroit Boat Show is next month so I will start looking at replacement units then.
1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin
2004 Past Commodore
West River Yacht & Cruising Club
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