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by SecondWind
Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: Welcome to the PDQ Forum
Topic: Photos - Newbie - Can't view
Replies: 6
Views: 2412

Re: Photos - Newbie - Can't view

Leaves me feeling a little blue Sam! :lol: :lol:
by SecondWind
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Welcome to the PDQ Forum
Topic: ACCESS to Pressure Water Pump
Replies: 3
Views: 2186

Re: ACCESS to Pressure Water Pump

You are suffering from a poor installation of the watermaker, which did not include the pump location in planning. Your easiest route is to remove the part of the watermaker which blocks access and relocate the pump to a location where it can be serviced properly. Then re-install the watermaker. Dis...
by SecondWind
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Slidemoor system for MV 34?
Replies: 9
Views: 2301

Re: Slidemoor system for MV 34?

You don't need area for shock absorption. The boat is drawn tight against a rubber fender, with two set of cleats, one on either side of the fender. The load is distributed over the beam by a large sliding member, and which has been engineered to take the high loads imposed. You have to remeber that...
by SecondWind
Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Slidemoor system for MV 34?
Replies: 9
Views: 2301

Re: Slidemoor system for MV 34?

Duane, We have Slidemoors on our current boat. There is one consideration for any boat: The piling and Slidemoor should be directly opposite the cleat on the boat for the best performance. Nothing other than that.
by SecondWind
Fri Jan 15, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: Surveyor
Replies: 1
Views: 1986

Re: Surveyor

I know Derek Rhymes personally and I highly recommend him. He is extremely professional, detail oriented and thorough.
by SecondWind
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: PDQ Altair (PDQ 32) Forum
Topic: New owner with so many questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5305

Re: New owner with so many questions

From the records I have on POA owners ADVENTURE is #32001, which would make you hull number 1.
by SecondWind
Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Destinations / Trip Reports / Crew
Topic: Exumas conditions October 3, 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 5431

Exumas conditions October 3, 2015

How about any reports about conditions in the Exumas. Many folks are heading that way and wonder about hurricane damage.
by SecondWind
Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: Gelcoat Polish
Replies: 3
Views: 1651

Re: Gelcoat Polish

Our PDQ 36 was not finished with gel coat, it was painted.
by SecondWind
Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: PDQ General Forum
Topic: NAFTA Certification Document
Replies: 5
Views: 3446

Re: NAFTA Certification Document

Clinton signed it into law on December 8, 1993; the agreement went into effect on January 1, 1994. Anything prior to that date would be irrelevant.
by SecondWind
Fri Jun 05, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Destinations / Trip Reports / Crew
Topic: FIRST TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS
Replies: 3
Views: 2111

Re: FIRST TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS

Brendan, We'll see you guys before November. Bob and I will give you all of the skinny on Bahamas cruising. T&B
by SecondWind
Sun May 24, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: A/C in Cabins not getting cold no faults?
Replies: 5
Views: 2001

Re: A/C in Cabins not getting cold no faults?

It is an electronic switch that shunts power in one of two directions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRIAC
by SecondWind
Sun May 24, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: PDQ Powercat Forum
Topic: A/C in Cabins not getting cold no faults?
Replies: 5
Views: 2001

Re: A/C in Cabins not getting cold no faults?

If there is adequate charge in the system a common failure is the triac on the circuit board. A replacement online costs less than $10. We paid $8.95 and bought two # TG35F60, 600V from www.jameco.com (Jameco Electronics 1-800-831-4242). Also the capacitor fails on occasion.
by SecondWind
Tue May 05, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Side Window maker/model
Replies: 4
Views: 2264

Re: Side Window maker/model

B, I think ours were Bomar.

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