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  1. Euphoria2011

    Repowering 28' ODay

    My 83 Oday 28 was re powered 1 year before I bought her (2011) with a Beta Marine 20 HP 3 cyl and it does great. the PO researched and found that this engine was the best form fit and function replacement....
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    Yes, I agree, I consider this a temp fix
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    Right, the instruction suggestion was to wrap a little wall with tape slightly higher than the deck plate collar so when you pour the epoxy it does not allow water to collect in a recess, I highly suggest this product...I didn't use the vasolin but I'm hindsight I should have....
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    New Owner of Laranna

    Congrats,...I keep my 83 Oday 28 up on Hilton Head, if you have any questions about sailing in this area just ask...Jeff
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    83 Oday 28,.What is this for, a bed support???

    OK, well I just made one and installed, worked pretty good last night...
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    Auto pilot

    Here is a picture...
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    Auto pilot

    Here is a schematic of my EV-100 on my 83 Oday 28, hope this helps, and I would definitely recommend this system, very solid.
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    83 Oday 28,.What is this for, a bed support???

    Can you send a picture of what you are talking about?
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    83 Oday 28,.What is this for, a bed support???

    Can you send a picture of what you are talking about?
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    83 Oday 28,.What is this for, a bed support???

    So how does this piece of wood work, does it set in the recessed area somehow? Is it on a hinges?
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    83 Oday 28,.What is this for, a bed support???

    I am thinking that the port side sette backrest is suppose to lay along-side the bottom cushion, but I am not sure if this recessed area is supposed to house a support leg? I dont think I have that part...Could somebody let me know if I am right?
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    Well this is a long story but here goes...while trying to solve the leak problem, another bigger issue was found. The short answer is yes this Spartite is good stuff and looks to have stopped the leak. The bigger issue was that for whatever reason Oday mounted the mast base support plate on a...
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    Weekend Project Fail - (Oday 28 Mast base sinking?)

    Ok, any suggestions on the mast base shelf repair?
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    Weekend Project Fail - (Oday 28 Mast base sinking?)

    Well this weekend's project didn't turn out like I had planned. I bought the spartite mast wedge/seal kit (http://www.westmarine.com/buy/spartite--spartite-mast-wedge-replacement-system--P002_065_007_501) and planned to remove the mast deck plate and clean and re-bed it and then apply the...
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    I bought the kit from WM, will let you know, how it works...
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    I like that Spartite product, seems like a good idea, Where did you buy the kit? Here is the requested pic of the mast base with the canvas boot removed (with the rubber mast boot shown), and one shown before the boot was installed
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    Leaking Mastbase on 83 Oday 28 - Advice requested

    Well I did something similar, I bought a can of that weather seal spray stuff you see on TV where the guy sprays a screen door and uses it as a boat? Yeah, well it still leaks so I am not sure what to do now, I am just glad I made it through this hurricane. Other local marinas didnt do so well,,,,
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    Barlow Model 19 Winch Replacement?

    Hello, My 83 Oday 28 has a Barlow 19 winch for the main sail and I was thinking of replacing it with a used self tailing type. The rubber molding around the top cap is deteriorating. Looking for suggestions on an upgrade but retain the same mounting footprint hopefully..
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    Pelican Hook/ Gate Hooks for 83 oday 28

    Yes, I found one online at https://www.riggingandhardware.com/p-44572-gate-hook-cast-no-stud-516-24-lh.aspx The cheap ones as listed on ebay are not LH thread, they do not even offer these. By the way, I would not recommend marinepartsdepot.com, although their prices look good, they send the...
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    Pelican Hook/ Gate Hooks for 83 oday 28

    OK, as an update I learned that these hooks are what is called Right hand and Left hand, meaning the threads are reverse for the left hand thread version, So I ordered the right one, a left hand thread, and I go to install and it does not thread on...I am fairly sure the lifeline is 5/16 and...