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Thread: my 08 LSV mods
01-28-2010, 12:02 AM #31
Bought 4 stainless thru hull fittings from eBay seller halfpricemarine. These are solid stainless, not the plastic with stainless cap. Total cost was only about $40 shipped.
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01-28-2010, 12:34 AM #32
I just don't get why Skiers Choice doesn't do that for all there boats. Its a no brainer to me.
I was amused to see Tige boats at the boat show with the plastic chrome ones.Malo <--- Means--Evil or Mean One. This explains a lot.
2013 Mojo 2.5 Skylon Tower. Bestia < Beast >
01-28-2010, 12:45 AM #33
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01-29-2010, 10:17 AM #34
Two bank battery charger
I picked up this charger at Bass Pro Shops on Black Friday for $75! It's a 4/4 multi-stage two bank charger made by ProMariner.
Multi-stage charging means that at first the charger will bring both batteries back to 14.6 VDC during the charging phase, then hold them there to complete charging while desulfating/conditioning the batteries. When that is finished it goes into maintenance mode that will maintain full charge for short or long-term storage.
One other nice feature is the transfer-on-demand that will distribute all available amps to the battery that needs it. On some two bank chargers, 4/4 means at most a battery can get 4 amps. With this model if the starting battery isn't significantly depleted it may take only 2 amps and send it's 2"extra" amps to the stereo battery, for a total of 6 amps on the battery that needs it.
It even came with a free multimeter to sweeten the deal.
Edit: I ended up returning this. I didn't want to mess with getting it to work with my VSR setup.
Last edited by brain_rinse; 05-06-2010 at 11:21 AM.
01-31-2010, 12:42 AM #35
Polk DB651 cabin speakers
Replaced all 6 cabin speakers with Polk DB651s. I cut the wiring from the factory kickers and soldered them to the new Polks.
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01-31-2010, 01:43 AM #36
Brian, looks like your getting it all dialed in!
Keep us updated on that maintainer. I'd like to hear how that works for you. I need to get something for mine.
Looking good brutha!
PWI as usual...
02-01-2010, 10:54 AM #37
Thanks! Garage boating is a great winter pastime. I'm planning to have the battery charger on whenever the boat is in the garage, so I'll let you know how it works out.
02-02-2010, 01:03 AM #38
Nice Work Brian!2008 Mobius LSV Blue and Black.
02-02-2010, 11:00 AM #39
02-03-2010, 11:23 AM #40
for the cargo nets in your ski locker, are those the large or medium sized ones? thanksyou have the right to remain silent so shut the hell up!