The Fletchers Malahini

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:04 am

You will only use two of the blades on the kill switch. One set is normally open and the other set is normally closed. Just need to use the correct ones for your application (looks like normally closed since the wires were already connected). Can't remember where on the harness that the kill switch hooks up, but looks like the "lanyard" label pretty much gives it away!

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:39 am

Checked my harness and the black and black w/ yellow stripe are for the outboard lanyard.

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by bstrong » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:16 pm

So on the back of the lanyard switch are 4 prongs, 2 marked with a I, and 2 with a M. I would connect the 2 wires from the harness to one of each? Thanks Biss

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:46 am

If there is no schematic, then you should take your ohm meter and check for continuity between blades. I believe you want to use the connections that have continuity (closed circuit) when the clip is removed. Pretty sure the blade pairs are opposite each other, i.e. you will use 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock or 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock. Clear as mud?

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:18 am

I think I may have gotten the normally open/normally closed info backwards! At any rate you need to use the correct one for your application. Now that I think about it, the circuit should probably be closed with the clip in place! Sorry for the confusion...I'll take a look at my kill switch later today.

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by bstrong » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:43 am

I won't worry about it, when I put the engine on and hook everything up and try and start it I will know then. I will just wire it last. Thanks Biss

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:30 pm

Looks like the blades labeled with M was what I used.
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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Milhouse » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:28 pm

Looking at the MOB Kill switch Directions I have the Mercury is a "Close to stop" type.

That means that during normal operation the switch is open, when you want to stop the motor (e.g. pull the lanyard) the switch will close.
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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by bstrong » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:52 pm

Thanks for the reply's, I have been dry fitting a lot of pieces and probably getting ahead of myself. I have the floor ready for finishing it is 6 panels, 3 in the front and 3 in the back easily removable. Also added access hatches in the motorwell to get to the bilge pumps and make it easier to install motor. Also started adding the subdeck and windshield template is rough cut, I think I will make my own brackets after pricing ones out there.
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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by bstrong » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:55 pm

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by DrBryanJ » Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:00 am

Very nice! I like the compass rose. Your front seats seem wider than what I had planned. What width are they?
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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by bstrong » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:33 am

I took the seat frames down to the first batten on each side of the keel, the passenger side is on the outside edge of the keel and the driver side is on the inside making the driver side about an inch and a half wider, to allow more room for the controls, and me :lol: . Passenger side is 20.5", driver side is 22" with 18" space between.

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by DrBryanJ » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:06 am

Thank you bstrong. I am planning on 20" for each side, but need to figure space for controls.
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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by Biss » Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:40 pm

Nice work on the interior finish out! Floorboards with the medallion in the middle is a nice touch!

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Re: The Fletchers Malahini

Post by mrintense » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:00 am

Oooh Sweet!
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