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  1. Air handler freezing up

    Any idea why one air handler on our master stateroom would ice and not the other? Both are on the same compressor and seawater flow is good. I will mention that the last time we tried to use them as a heat pump the valve would not shuttle and it just cooled. The system was working well for weeks...

    Started by Westfield 11‎, 02-15-2020 01:02 PM
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  2. DC Electrical Upgrade

    I'm a little nervous coming out electrically here, so to speak, so go easy on me. I am planning a modest upgrade to our battery and charging system. I have attached a diagram that shows approximately where things are and will be located in the engine room of our 43DC. The inverter set up is...

    Started by Jammin'‎, 12-16-2019 06:40 PM
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  3. Loss of steering at the lower helm

    Went to use Benedetto the other day and had no steering at the pilot house helm. Fly bridge worked as advertised as well as the A/P. Itís hard to tell the fluid level in the reservoir but it might be low. There is less then 10psi on the gauge so thereís that as well. Whatís weird is, no extra fluid...

    Started by Sadey‎, Yesterday 07:20 PM
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  4. DC voltage conversion

    I am considering converting the DC electrical on my 58YF from 32V to 24V. Anyone on the HOF like to offer any 'lessons learned' or other advise/opinion?? Also, there is a long DC terminal block on the forward bulkhead of my port engine room. I do not have a wiring diagram for this block and I...

    Started by Hatteras58‎, Today 11:49 AM
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  5. Morning funny

    Here you go

    Started by SEVEN‎, 08-25-2017 07:04 AM
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  6. Headliner in a 2008

    Has anyone removed the headliner in a newer hatteras? There is surprisingly little info (or videos) describing how to remove and reinstall. I am asking as I want to change some wiring without having to pay someone else to remove the headliner. It would have been nice if removeable panels were...

    Started by Wiredup62‎, Today 02:40 PM
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  7. KVH or Intellian?

    Time to upgrade, but which brand is better bang for the buck and which size dish? We have an old KVH M5 that has been upgraded but is now on its last legs. We want to get Dish network.

    Started by Westfield 11‎, Today 02:39 PM
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  8. Trip to Keys

    I am planning a trip to the keys during spring break (March 16th). I'll be coming from Melbourne, down the ICW to at least Stuart. What's the best route from then on? Also, if conditions are good, isn't the ocean back pretty economical with the Gulf Stream?

    Started by Photolomy‎, Yesterday 05:44 PM
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  9. Yachtfish livewell

    I would like to see if anyone has come up with a useful purpose other than as a livewell in the cockpit. I use to sailfish semi-professional in sailfish tournaments with live bait. Do not plan to do that with this boat, however it has crossed my mind.... But has anyone removed the in deck livewell...

    Started by Yachtsmyth‎, 02-14-2020 04:31 PM
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  10. Old Exhaust Shower Head

    Below is an exhaust mixer elbows off of my starboard engine that I removed several months ago while working on one of my turbos. Obviously it has seen better days. I suspect the others are in about the same condition. At the time, I looked around for a set of replacements and was finally...

    Started by Play'N Hooky Too‎, 05-07-2019 05:51 PM
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  11. Winter Service, Injector re-build re-tip, coolant filter add

    Heading down to the boat with the 15yr old driving, needed a distraction so figured I'd update this. On the list for this winter was a full tune up. Before we got ready for the tuneup procedure I ran a few tests on the engines, and really glad I did. These are 600hp 8v92 TI's The only...

    Started by rustybucket‎, 11-25-2019 04:06 PM
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  12. Stand Alone Dehumidifiers- Good idea or not worth it?

    Guys...I notice that I my humidity onboard tracked pretty much with the prevailing exterior conditions, especially during the winter when the ACís werenít running much.Since we live in Charleston, SC itís humid all the time so I got a stand-alone dehumidifier which measures about that which rolls...

    Started by jrmccoy‎, 02-06-2020 06:35 PM
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  13. Questions about overboard black water pump

    We are in the Bahamas for the first time and I am soon going to have to empty my black tank. The first time I tried I neglected to prime the GalleyMaid pump (it had been unused for several years) and melted the rubber pump body. Luckily there is a pumpout here in Nassau and luckily I had a rebuild...

    Started by Westfield 11‎, 01-30-2020 01:05 PM
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  14. DDEC question

    If the fuel pressure switch were to fail, what effect would that have on a DDEC system and the engine?

    Started by Scarlett‎, 02-12-2020 10:23 PM
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  15. 60MY Air Draft

    I know this number will involve variables including fresh and saltwater, but Hatteras gave me numbers that have me scratching my head a little. To wit, height from the waterline to the top of the arch is 20í9Ē. To the top of the windscreen is 19í3Ē. Unless math has changed since I took it in...

    Started by Freeebird‎, 02-12-2020 10:59 AM
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  16. Looking at early 80's Hat 43 Convertible with 6V92's TI

    Is there anything in particular that I should focus on when looking over this boat? By this I mean things that are known problems for this model. Tanks, moisture areas, bulkheads, etc. The engines were rebuilt with roughly 100 or so hours on them now. I love the lines and general appearance of this...

    Started by moparharn‎, 02-06-2020 04:51 PM
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  17. fuel consumption DD 671 N's

    I have a 80 model 43'FBDC with DD671 N's, I think J&T rated at 310hp. WOT is a honest 2500 RPM which is what they are rated for under load. My question is at what RPM would this boat need to run to be the most efficient under the following circumstances? I will be going upstream on the Miss....

    Started by wshelton‎, 05-30-2004 02:08 PM
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  18. 60 amp fuse holder source

    I have a 1984 52c. Has anyone sourced replacement 60 amp fuse holders or just the cap assembly needed at the shore power input plug? Sam's price for just for the cap is $206 !!!!!!

    Started by finatic‎, 02-12-2020 09:09 AM
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  19. Staircase / Laundry Project 56MY

    The laundry machines gave up the ghost, so it was time for a change. Had to remove the old unit with a sawz-all, but once committed it didn't take that long. As I contemplated the replacements, the configuration was in need of some updating. So, why not change the riser heights in the galley...

    Started by Chasemmc‎, 01-31-2020 08:02 PM
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  20. 30v vs 40v LED lights

    Want to replace existing overhead lights with new LED down lights. They appear to be pretty common in 10v-30v, while my system is 32v and most likely higher with the engine/gen running. Marinebeam has some 12-40v lights available, but the light temperature choices are not as good. Want...

    Started by Chasemmc‎, 02-10-2020 05:47 PM
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