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    RoyS replied to the thread Leaking Muffler.
    Here is a waterlift muffler that is about the same size as yours. It is made of fiberglass. Centex 1500042.
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    RoyS replied to the thread Cost to own CAtalina 30.
    Don't do it. Buy something a lot newer even if you have to borrow to afford it. Buy something ready to sail comfortably as is. You will...
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    RoyS reacted to dlochner's post in the thread Seventeen Years and Out! with Like Like.
    I understand the feeling. Yes, there is a 12 step program. First step is to put the proceeds from the sale in a safe and difficult...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Leaking Muffler.
    Get rid of that ASAP. Doubtful that is a wet exhaust marine muffler. I have been wrestling with a similar issue in this forum after...
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    RoyS replied to the thread ground wire in mast.
    Regarding a common ground wire; It is difficult to daisy chain the ground wire connections and retain reliability. I consider the mast...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Yanmar 3jh3e Winterize.
    Suggest you run engine while still in the water. When the oil is warm pump it out. Replace the oil filter. Add fresh oil. Just before...
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    RoyS reacted to fconmass's post in the thread Broken Keel Bolts - Hunter with Like Like.
    Keel has been replaced. Should be launching soon. Thanks for all the suggestions.
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    RoyS replied to the thread Water in Cylinders.
    Heritage, I have no idea if the waterlock muffler was original design. Must have been though as without it in my case hydrolock would...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Water in Cylinders.
    Charles, I am with you here. If I replace the large exit loop hose with a fiberglass elbow fitting and replace the engine exhaust elbow...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Water in Cylinders.
    Just back from inspecting my exhaust system. First of all my h33 is a 1980 version and the exhaust exit is below the waterline. The...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Water in Cylinders.
    Interesting. My exhaust elbow is not shaped as an elbow, it is more a straight casting angled down from the flange attachment. I was...
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    RoyS replied to the thread Water in Cylinders.
    Thank you for your comments. All I know for sure is shortly after adjusting the idle down and with my neglecting to rev the engine at...
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    RoyS posted the thread Water in Cylinders in Cruising Sailors.
    Tale of woe here. My Yanmar engine manual states that the idle speed should be 800 and to rev engine up just before shutting down to...
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    RoyS replied to the thread 1/2" anchor line for my 34ftr??.
    You probably do not need a windlass for a 30' boat. Nice to have, I suppose, but you can easily haul it up by hand if you have a bow...
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    i spent a couple days building a beautiful folding wooden 'dog ramp ' with stainless hinges. I installed indoor- outdoor...