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    If it is really rudimentary - like a child's crayon drawing - then you don't have a valid map cartridge installed. On the Axiom it is in...
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    DDW replied to the thread Open Cell Foam for Cockpit Cushions.
    Reticulated foam. Sailrite sells it. The cells are intentionally burst so that water drains through very easily. That said, I've...
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    DDW replied to the thread Winds north of San Francisco.
    Harbor hopping you will also spend a lot of time sailing east and west - maybe more than going offshore. The problem with thinking you...
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    DDW replied to the thread Winds north of San Francisco.
    There are a lot of places to stop on that coast, but many of them are untenable when it is blowing. Only a very few are enterable in any...
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    DDW replied to the thread Raymarine GPS adaptor cable?.
    What are you networking? I think the 9" Axiom has a built in GPS receiver. To network instruments from an older system, they are going...
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    DDW replied to the thread Old Axiom to new.
    The new Axiom will come with the cable. If the run is long and buried, I'd just splice it (power) to the new cable close to the Axiom...
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    DDW replied to the thread Old Axiom to new.
    Any new Axiom comes with the cable in the box. Where did you get this one? The manual will say the exact part number and you can buy...
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    DDW replied to the thread just wtf...
    The mast has backstays, a bunch of them actually. They do not interfere with a tack (or gybe) because the sail never crosses the center...
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    The S130 seems to share the same workshop manual as my S150 so it must be equivalent. There have been complaints about the S120. The...
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    I'd go with the D2-50 if it has the S150 drive (and the smaller one has something different). The S150 is made by ZF/Hurth and seems...
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    Don't know about the D2-60 or -50 but I suspect these are the same engine (or a successor) to the D2-55 and D2-75. I am quite familiar...
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    DDW replied to the thread Homebuilt Pump out apparatus.
    I'd try a HomeDepot Buckethead (Lowes has an equivalent). This is a very inexpensive (<$25) shop vac type motor that goes on top of a 5...
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    DDW replied to the thread Beware of “Phil Bloom”.
    If you want to meet a very interesting class of characters, advertise something - nearly anything - FREE on Craigslist. I gave up on...
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    I've run a portable planer (Porter Cable with a helical blade) on Starboard without a problem. You may have a problem going to 1/8"...
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    small boat bluewater single-handers are often odd ducks, with 'unusual' personalities. Many choose to spend a lot of time away from...
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