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    Mikhail Gorbachev DTS

    After a long illness. Probably suffered from cussing out Putin. Haven't seen the autopsy report, but I bet he fell out of a window. Gorbachev DTS
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    School teacher color printer anarchy

    I am looking for a duplex color (laser) printer with duplexing. I have had 2 Epson ecotank printers that have gone tits up in less than 2 years. My wants: Color duplexing. I print maybe 500 -700 pages per school year Wireless connnection NOT HP stoopid ink prices. Thoughts? Thanks!
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    Old Axiom to new

    I have a roasted Raymarine Axiom 9” display. The new ones have different connectors. Here are a couple of pix. How can I proceed? Thanks!
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    "The Fun Race to Hawaii"

    Yup. Pac Cup started out to be the alternative to the big money Transpac boats, etc. Now it looks like to place for Gen 2 VOR 70s, Gen 3 TP52s etc. that have a budget of $200,000 or less (plus sails and incidentals). Can we get back to a race for the rest of us? /closing the door.
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    Need a new torch...

    I need a new torch. Sailing offshore plus inshore. What is the go to in the 2020's?
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    Cancelling & getting a new TIP for Mexico

    Hey, My new to me boat has a TIP. I need to cancel it and get a new one to cruise Mexico. Does anyone know the procedure? does the 2 x 10 year limit apply to the owner or the boat? Thanks! (I'm also posting this in Cruising Anarchy, so don't put me on blast.)
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    Cancelling & getting a new TIP for Mexico

    Hey, My new to me boat has a TIP. I need to cancel it and get a new one to cruise Mexico. Does anyone know the procedure? does the 2 x 10 year limit apply to the owner or the boat? Thanks! (I'm also posting this in Cruising Anarchy, so don't put me on blast.)
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    Diagnosing diesel no-stop

    I have a Volvo TMD 22 that recently stopped stopping. The key stop no longer works, I have to use the lever on the injection pump. I was wondering if when the electric engine switch was moved to the "stop" position, should the stop solenoid make a discernable 'click', noise or other signal...
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    Velvet Drive using too much fluid?

    My new to me boat has a Volvo 60 HP turbodiesel with a Velvet Drive transmission. The transmission is using ~ 1 quart of Type III fluid every 8 hours of operation. From all inspections, it is not leaking. (positive) thoughts?
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    Technautics generic freezer thermostat

    Asking for a friend. They are looking for a "generic" freezer thermostat after finding a Technautics recharge kit that had a $6.99 can of R134a and a $9.99 hose with at $122.00 price sticker on it. I googled it and have found a few apparent matches, but I am interested in someone who has has...
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    Help ID this running light

    Alas, a wave took off the port side light. it measures about 4" high, 4" fore/aft and 3.5" deep.
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    Marine batteries in Mazatlan

    Looks like my battery charger went on a rampage in the last 6 weeks and dried out 5 group 27 batteries. Who knows what's close to Marina El Cid?
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    Diesel in Baja

    I am coming up the Californias in a few weeks from Mazatlan. I am curious where I can get diesel on the west coast of baja and how to get it (i.e. fuel dock, dinghy or panga). I was down to see my (new to me) boat about a month ago and diesel at the marina was about $4.00 per gallon. I don't...
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    re-registering 406 EPIRB

    New to me boat. It has two 406 EPIRBs. I don't see a link to change the registration from old owner to new. Anyone done this? 
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    Taking Oxycodone to Mexico

    Delivering a boat from Mazatlan to Northern CA. Wife just had foot surgery and doesn't need the Oxycodone and some sort of anti nausea medicine (which would be the likely most used. The Meds are in her name. We have the same married name (and have been so for ~35 years). What is the risk of...
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    Agent Authorization

    I'm looking for some language that will allow me to bring Capitan's boat back from Mexico to California and have some yard work done. He is now 89 and I am a lifelong crew and want to help him out. Also, are there any other flourishes needed (aka notarization)? Many thanks!
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    Agent Authorization

    I'm looking for some language that will allow me to bring Capitan's boat back from Mexico to California and have some yard work done. He is now 89 and I am a lifelong crew and want to help him out. Also, are there any other flourishes needed (aka notarization)? Many thanks!
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    Waterproof iPad case

    Just ordered a new (generation 8) iPad for navigation (I use Navionics). My old iPad had a Lifeproof Nuud case which has been great. Lifeproof does not (yet?) make an iPad case for the Gen 8. Anyone have real world reviews of what is good for the Gen 8's? I really liked that the screen was the...
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    Bride Clearances on Halifax River Daytona Beach Yacht Club

    Wife is thinking (if you know what I mean, and I think that you do)... of retiring to Florida. Daytona beach is the current radar target, along with Daytona beach YC. I've got a Swan 47 on the West Coast. Mast height is ~70 feet. Any Ideas about getting under bridges? Here on the California...
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    Paper chart from ~Cabo San Lucas to ~San Diego

    Attestations: I have tried. I am somewhat lazy. I know there is a wealth of knowledge here. Background: I'm old school; I like paper charts. I like to unfold them to see the whole trip. What is (if there is) the NOAA chart for the West Coast of Baja California, and who prints them. I DON'T...
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