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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...
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    transducer "in hull" revisited

    Hi I wrote about trying to get a dv70 garmin transom transducer to work "tru hull" I Know John of happy Dolphin was trying it and also sea horse and couple others. I just launched and the old fish finder doesn't work so I'm hoping to ge this garmin one to do it. John, you talked about a wax...
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    mast fitting

    Hi I have a 272 le and a friend was trying to get the anchor light going (not in water yet) He took apart plate on the top of mast and took out a metal cylinder with two white plastic washers, or grommets One was either worn or was that way to let something pass through. I wasn't watching...
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    transom mount trnsducer on 272

    transducer thanks John Let me know what you think when you hit the water. You DEFINITELY have the weather thanks paul
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    transom mount trnsducer on 272

    Hi John Wondering if you tried mounting the transducer the way you were thinking. haven't done anything mayself yet. Let me know if you did thanks Paul
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    transom mount trnsducer on 272

    transducer Thanks for the info I bought a garmin 70 dv and have the same issue. I have a 272 and thought of mounting it on the bottom of the prop bracket. Garmin thought that would work. I'd make a fiberglass shim to get it flat. Lefing it in the rear bilge would be SO much easier. Do...