Ed Sherman

ValvTect Completes Ethanol Tests
We'll have to wait until tomorrow for my update on "Penta man" my Volvo IO painter. He appears to have finished sanding the unit down and hopefully today will be priming the unit. I'll report as soon as I see fresh ...
Outdrive Paint Job, Continued
Yesterday I discussed some of my observations as I watched a fellow preparing his outdrive for a fresh coat of paint. As I mentioned yesterday we need to track his progress over a few days. As of last evening it ...
The Bottom Paint IO Interface
Well the monsoon season here in Rhode Island is finally over (we think) and only about 25% of the state remains underwater. But, today the sun came out and things are finally beginning to hop here at the marina where ...
Shields Hose Helps You Get it Right
Part of any spirng maintenance regimen is looking over all of the hoses on your boat and possibly replacing some of them that look cracked or delaminated or maybe chafed and brittle, or in some cases just plain OLD. There have been ...
Is NASA in your boating future?
A month or so ago I wrote a piece here entitled "Intelligent Networking". Two days ago I dicussed "The Convergence Continues". Just in case you aren't following my mind set here let ...
LED’s Save A lot of Energy
  More and more players are getting into the LED game for boats. The reason is simple, the technology draws miniscule amounts of battery power compared to conventional incandescent or halogen bulbs. They ...
Simrad / BEP Partner, The Convergence Continues
I've talked about the convergence of traditional marine electrical systems with electronic systems in the past. Another fine example of what this means went across my radar screen last week. Simrad Yachting and BEP Marine, a company known for its traditional ...
Be Protected
As part of your spring maintenance and upgrades there are some key areas of concern if you own a gasoline fueled boat and are replacing certain components that are either mounted directly on your engine or located in a space ...
Bilge Pump Installation, Continued
Reading my colleague Lenny Rudow's piece yesterday entitled "Installing New Bilge Pumps, Read This First" made me think of an on-going issue with bilge pumps and any small motor circuit you install on your boat, macerators, bilge blower fans and such. ...
PulseTech Can Extend Your Battery Life
I just did a quick price comparison to get myself up to date on marine battery pricing. I immediately noticed that the price spread from traditional flooded batteries to gel or AGM technology has diminished dramatically, at least for small basic batteries ...

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