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    Roy, If your's is cracked all the way around the whole surface of the bellows did it leak so much that it coated the whole bellows or...
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    I question the ability of the person to rebuild a motor if they don't know what a thermal cutout switch is and how it is hooked up...
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    Interesting that the area that has been shielded by the hose clamp looks pristine but the area that has been exposed to the atmosphere...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread SS U-Mixing elbow.
    I've always practiced a routine that I think helps reduce carbon build up. On the return to the mooring about 15 to 20 minutes out I...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread SS U-Mixing elbow.
    Justin mentioned occasional cleaning - do you remove and clean yours on some periodic schedule?
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    smokey73 replied to the thread SS U-Mixing elbow.
    I think mine is Monel too - 1994 Hunter 40.5 - I called HDI awhile back about the ability to get a replacement (just anticipating...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread Animal poop.
    Where I come from we refer to that as "high speed lead poisoning". If it is on your farm and you are not in the city limits in most...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread Animal poop.
    You probably wouldn't want to spend the money but how about trying a game camera that will use a visible flash (not the IR mode)...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread Animal poop.
    Maybe geese?
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    Really odd to see? I don't think its the salt water or hours of use. Much more likely some sort of spilled liquid, cleaning spray or...
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    I installed a "house bank - starter bank crossconnect" per Mainsails instructions that allows me to start the engine from the house bank...
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    smokey73 replied to the thread New arch for P42.
    Do you have any pictures and what was the cost, excluding labor.
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    smokey73 replied to the thread Newport 31 Purchase..
    I assuming you are trying to find the draft (shoal draft or regular keel) rather than material and the shoal draft has a bulb and the...
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    smokey73 reacted to jssailem's post in the thread FUEL CONSUMPTION with Like Like.
    In flying they taught me to have a reserve level that we will call "Bingo". Bingo is the point in fuel consumption that I must turn back...
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    I know this is an old thread but another suggestion to help with the underwater obstruction awareness is that in addition to lake...