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by knothead
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Future of Marine Charts in USA
Replies: 20
Views: 5834

Re: Future of Marine Charts in USA

Soo-o, what's the conversion factor for fathoms to meters and vice versa? Ever notice that many large scale charts are in fathoms. Change over my foot, NEVER!

regards---knothead
by knothead
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Highway Speed When Towing
Replies: 12
Views: 4436

Re: Highway Speed When Towing

My usual vehicle speed on the most highways is 60 to 65-MPH. I'm only towing a Montauk, but events can have a way of going crazy fast when you're towing a boat and trailer. Everybody passes me on the Interstate, too.

regards---knothead
by knothead
Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: LiFePO Batteries for Marine Use
Replies: 37
Views: 7865

Re: LiFePO Batteries for Marine Use

I recently read an article on the website "Watts Up With That" that discusses the proposed [SuperCathode Lithium Ion] battery and BioSolar. I scrolled through the comments, some of which were written by people far smarter than me (kind of like this website), and concluded that the battery ...
by knothead
Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Vernal Equinox
Replies: 11
Views: 4030

Re: Vernal Equinox

There was a full moon this morning. That means that Easter Sunday is this weekend. First Sunday after the first full moon following the Vernal Equinox.

regards---knothead
by knothead
Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Power Saw
Replies: 37
Views: 17126

Re: Power Saw

Jim, Having a workshop full of power tools these are the ones I use the most; !. Quality 7 1/4 Circular Saw with both rip and crosscut thin kerf carbide blades. (Far and away used the most frequently) 2. Inexpensive sliding compound miter saw 3. Inexpensive table saw 4. Battery powered Sawsall Actua...