Recent content by donelanc

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    value of a 1989 272 le O'day

    Ron I'm just trying to find out what a fair value of my boat is from my fellow oday owners. I am not asking them to buy it I got prices from 3000 to 13000 and am very confused. why are you blocking that
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    value of a 1989 272 le O'day

    to my fellow O'day owners, I posted a question about my above boat yesterday. Apparently, there is a robo bot that eliminates one's post if it contains certain words; it deleted all my responses. If anyone that did respond would kinds re-send their opinion it would be greatly...
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    I'm sinking ....Again

    do you have a cockpit drain? found a crack that was my problem
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    272 Diesel tank location.

    Hi Pat Could I see the plans or picture of that helmsmas seat? thanks
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    worried about stress cracks

    Hi Greg It was either a bad rigging job or, more likely, failure of the piece of cast alum between deck plate and mast. Was 10knots of wind and 2 ft sea. Closed haul and BAM it just came crashing down no one hurt Just an early end to season. Thanks for advice Paul
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    worried about stress cracks

    lost my mast and boom in sept of last year. I bought a salvage boat for the mastI and it's in good shape. I am concerned about the stress cracks where the mast deck mounts. They might have been there before. Wonder if they look serious or could leave them. Appreciate any advice. thanks...
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    O'day Parts?

    They are on the boat and in good shape. Paul
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    O'day Parts?

    Hi Chuck that was one thing that wasn't on the boat. Sorry; good luck Paul
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    O'day Parts?

    Hi I'm dismantling a 1987 272 You should check to see if that bow pulpit would fit. Short money Paul beam
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    1989 Oday 272 Review (1 Year)

    Hi Greg diff subject but I bought the 272 It's actually in good shape a shame to break up BUT if you need any parts let me know thanks for the help paul the beam
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    Dismasted

    thanks pat that's what i thought. What I did find (thank You GREG!) in New Jersey (actually Greg found it) was an 87 272 that a guy was getting divorced and left in boat yard for 6 years Water got into the sole and seized engine but all the rigging is intact. He is asking 2k and I can...
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    Dismasted

    Hi I was on my last sail of the season; 2 ft seas, 5 to 10 kts w/ little gusts. Was on a starboard close haul when the mast and RF came crashing down on port side; so fast I didn't see what happened. Boat is 1989 272 le mast and rigging was checked by rigging before it went up and all looked...
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    oil pan replacement

    272 1989 le Hi Stu the engine is an m12 universal two cylinder diesel. Ran fine with no smoke quick start up then the oil leak. Paul
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    oil pan replacement

    I was going for a sail and engine alarm came on. Looked at compartment and full of oil. Cleaned it out and filled it. Ran again and seems a leak is coming from pan. Has anyone replaced one before? It seems that I don't have to take the engine completely out but looking for advice. thanks...