Monday, January 11, 2010

A few things that have Dave busy on the new boat.

Figure out new systems - Rigging, engines, electronics, heads, water maker, etc.
Bottom Paint – Sand bottom and paint with hard anti-fouling paint.
Chain Windlass – Maxwell RC 8-10 new install including wiring.
Anchor Chain – 150' 5/16" high test G4
Solar Panels – Kyocera 130 watt x 4 each
Water maker – Dissemble Clark pump four times to replace various seals.
Water maker – Reconfigure entire water maker plumbing system system
Water maker – Remove all automated systems for simplicity moving forward.
SSB Radio – Replace I-Com 710 pro that burned up due to faulty antenna tuner wiring.
SSB Radio – Install new I-Com M802
Wind Instruments – R/R mast head wind transducer that had frozen bearings.
Port Engine – Repair broken engine kill solenoid.
Power winch – Repair faulty wiring to power halyard winch
WIFI – Install wireless router for internal LAN.
Stereo - Rewire amp and speakers.
NEMA interface – Rewire NEMA interface with USB conversion and hub.
Interface instruments – Rewire auto pilot, GPS, Wind instruments for integration.
Air Conditioning – Remove forward A/C unit, wiring, plumbing and patch all holes.
Deck – Repair faulty deck hardware install that was causing water infiltration.
Anchoring – Set up anchor bridal.
Tools – Kit up with all tools for minor engine overhauls.
Inventory – Inventory all parts aboard LightSpeed and compile database for additional spares to carry.
Door- Repair cracked door at hinges.
Water pump – Rebuild.
Decks – Touch up paint 64 man hours.
Vacuflush – Repair vacuum switch.
Wind Instruments – Repair broken wire at terminal block that was causing sporadic operation.
Port Engine- Replace fuel injectors, fuel injection pump rebuild and all fuel lines.
Starboard engine – normal maintenance with extensive engine room cleaning.
Port Engine – Tighen loose crankshaft nut that was causing all sorts hell... too many hours to count.
Solar Charge controller – Wiring for new high capacity solar panels.
Honey do lists - Too numerous to mention.

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