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"The Exide EF1453 batteries are listed as starting batteries in the manufacturers lit…"

Veranda replied Sep 3, 2012 to Batteries---the bane of my life

2 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Paddy Delaney

"Hey Fred, Your link is not working for me....."

Veranda replied Jun 6, 2012 to 42' 2004 Cascade Custom Center Cockpit Cutter for sale

2 Jun 6, 2012
Reply by Fred and Margaret Keith

"Do you have a Nuvi or something like that for your car?  I *believe* they can displa…"

Veranda replied May 20, 2012 to GPS Having Two

3 May 20, 2012
Reply by Veranda

"We have 3 all together.  The main one is mounted at the helm.  The one at the helm r…"

Veranda replied May 19, 2012 to GPS Having Two

3 May 20, 2012
Reply by Veranda

"IMHO a laptop as a primary nav tool is a bit of a waste.  A chartplotter is cheaper…"

Veranda replied Feb 13, 2012 to The Power of Navigation

12 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Paddy Delaney

"I have a pistol grip style and its easy to use.  It just seems to be "natural" as an…"

Veranda replied Jan 25, 2012 to Hand bearing compass

3 Jan 27, 2012
Reply by Steve Knight

"Internet is a little hit and miss for us right now but I'll always voice an opinion…"

Veranda replied Dec 1, 2011 to What are the 20 top items one needs for Blue Water sailing?...just thinking, just thinking

11 Dec 1, 2011
Reply by Veranda

"Are you talking about the equipment to travel the high seas or are you talking about…"

Veranda replied Dec 1, 2011 to What are the 20 top items one needs for Blue Water sailing?...just thinking, just thinking

11 Dec 1, 2011
Reply by Veranda

"If it runs fine in neutral then most likely its not an engine issue.  Smooth at a va…"

Veranda replied Oct 25, 2011 to Best way to prevent the engine block from vibrating

36 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Sherry

"Check the engines alignment.  It sounds as if its way off.  "

Veranda replied Oct 24, 2011 to Best way to prevent the engine block from vibrating

36 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Sherry

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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Randy, New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread.  I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea.  So I will copy with…"
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Beneteau 40 & 43

A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
Jan 6
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Jan 5
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks Mike, good advice which I will follow."
Dec 23, 2021
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 Windlass Drainage

Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year.  The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More
Dec 23, 2021
James Taylor replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion DOLPHN 40 AMP BATTERY CHARGER in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Happy Holidays to you and yours. Happy to hear its working properly."
Dec 17, 2021
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