[C38] Electrical fire
1derful at comcast.net
Wed Oct 11 21:23:48 EDT 2017
You’ve got to be kidding
How do I get boat into slip?
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> On Oct 11, 2017, at 12:40 PM, littlebreeze <littlebreeze at comcast.net> wrote:
> Patrick, its a sail boat. Day sailing is fun and challenging without an engine. Do it like they do it in europe.
> Littlebreeze, 139
> Loyalty above all else, except honor.
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> From: "1derful at comcast" <1derful at comcast.net>
> Date: 10/11/17 08:27 (GMT-08:00)
> To: Catalina <listserve at catalina38.org>
> Subject: [C38] Electrical fire
> I am looking for wiring improvement/update
> This weekend I had an electrical fire behind switch panel above chart desk. Melted many connections. Stopped when I turned off shore power and turned off both Perko switches.
> Boat US (my insurance company) is sending an adjuster and they say they will pay for labor ($125 per hour) to repair but little for parts because parts have depreciated. I assume most of repair will be labor.
> Right now Blue Eyes is "dead in the water." No electrical.
> On the positive side this seems to be an opportunity for me to upgrade antiquated and corroded electrical system.
> I'd appreciate any suggestions on specific upgrades.
> Thanks Skippers,
> Patrick Harpole
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