• Peter Carbutt replied to the topic Depth-sounder in the forum Cruising 1 year, 7 months ago

    I don’t think you’ll do very well with solvent weld on fibreglass, clear bathroom silicon may work. Battery was from the electrical wholesaler I use for all that sort of stuff, 12 volt sealed rechargeable battery for a burglar alarm. Have a look on eBay – should get one for about £15

  • Peter Carbutt replied to the topic Depth-sounder in the forum Cruising 1 year, 7 months ago

    I used the rigid solvent weld type and I can’t quite remember the size, I think it was 32mm and was quite a snug fit. I filed the bottom end of the pipe to fit and then glass fibred it to the inside of the hull. The inside of the front buoyancy tank would be ideal. I used some tape to ‘seal’ the top end around the cable, no real problems with oil…[Read more]

  • Peter Carbutt replied to the topic Depth-sounder in the forum Cruising 1 year, 7 months ago

    Hi David, I have fitted a NASA Marine Target 2 depth finder though not to a Wayfarer, it was on a slightly bigger cruiser. I bought the package for about £100 from eBay. Very easy to fit, and very useful. Easy to use with big numbers and max/min alarm. Power consumption is very low and it will run for weeks on a small rechargeable burglar alarm…[Read more]