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 Peace & Quiet On July 4th

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PostSubject: Peace & Quiet On July 4th   Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:34 pm

On the evening of the 4th, traveled out to the boat to get away from the noise and smell of fireworks in town. Figured it would be quiet at the lake.

NOT!

The marine restraunt has a live band playing! Eeeeeek!

Good grief!

At 10:30 the racket quit.

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PostSubject: Re: Peace & Quiet On July 4th   Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:38 am

And boat hulls do little to stop the sound, kind of reverberates through doesn't it?!

At least they didn't play till 0300. Been there, not fun. Mad

Did you spend the night aboard?

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PostSubject: Re: Peace & Quiet On July 4th   Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:55 am

No, still working on the inside. The coushons need recovering and the floor needs painting and new carpet. We have an AC unit, but I am wrestling with a mental war about installing a dedicated hatch for it above the V berth. Believe it or not, the AC unit will work on any hatch between 12" and 24" square or 17" round, and no hatch maker makes a one foot square hatch. No one makes a 13" square hatch. No one makes a 14" square hatch. Sixteen and a half inches square is all I can find. The larger the hole I cut, the more it weakens the boat and makes it harder to seal the AC unit from rain and air leaks. I think in a world this size, someone would make a nice hatch to match a fourteen hundred dollar AC unit? Can't find one.

We will be camp hosts at the lake in August. My wife's sister is coming to visit on the 13th. Maybe if we have it finished by then, they can be the first to sleep aboard.

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PostSubject: Re: Peace & Quiet On July 4th   Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:49 am

I understand your dilemma, I would not want to cut a hole that big either.

Could you make some kind of duct work to transition to the existing hatch?

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