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    newport 23

    looking to find/chat with owners of newport 23.
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    manual

    i am looking for the owner's manual for a lockley-newport 23 either as a pdf file or a hard copy (via snail mail).
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    A-4 Problem

    I have a '77 C-30 with the original a-4 gas motor. Having a problem this season that even Don Moyer is stumped. I started up after the winter layup and found some water in the gas. Changed the fuel filter, purged and cleaned the carb with a Moyer kit. Starts wonderfully. Runs like an A-4...
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    A-4 Problem

    I have a '77 C-30 with the original a-4 gas motor. Having a problem this season that even Don Moyer is stumped. I started up after the winter layup and found some water in the gas. Changed the fuel filter, purged and cleaned the carb with a Moyer kit. Starts wonderfully. Runs like an A-4...
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    St4000+ Drive Belt Replacement

    I am planning to purchase a spare drive belt for my RayMarine ST4000+ autopilot. i have sourced the belt and am ready to purchase. The minimum order is 2 pieces and i don't expect to live that long. This one is a 'just in case' spare. So, that being said, is there anyone out there interested in...
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    Alado Furler

    Saw an ad for Alado furler in Good Old Boat. Thinking of replacing the original on my '77, but financial considerations preclude the pricey ones. Anyone have any experience with this brand - good or bad?
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    Alado Furler

    Has anyone seen/installed an Alado furler? Saw an ad for one and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with them - good or bad.
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    Alado Furler

    Has anyone seen/installed an Alado furler? Saw an ad for one and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with them - good or bad.
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    CDI furler experience?

    my old furler is about to give up the ghost and i'm looking to replace it on a somewhat limited budget. my sailmaker told me that the CDI is marginal at best for the C-30. anyone out there with experience with this on a 30 - good or bad?
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    IEPJ??

    my c-30 (543) is getting ready for some new sails. i am trying to get accurate dimensions and i can't seem to find two sets of numbers that match. i have a standard rig with bow sprit. the c-30 owners site gives sizes of 41, 11/6, 35/6, 13/2. every other site that specifically shows the standard...
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    I, P, E, J Dimensions

    looking to find the dimensions (especially of the forestay) for my '77 standard rig with bowsprit. just e-mail me direct - joef@vdot.net. thanks.
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    anchor sizing

    any thoughts out there on the correct size and type of main anchor for a C-30 - not a lunch hook? assumptions are: decent holding ground (sand/mud), wind up to 15 knots, not more than one/two nights on the hook.
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    Water Heater Placement

    putting in a 6 gallon seaward water heater and looking for optional locations. the two i'm considering are in the port cockpit locker on a shelf to be built or dumping half of the quarter berth that is unusable anyway. either one seems to be workable. any thoughts out there?
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    mast steps

    has anyone installed mast steps (folding type)? how far up do you go? what are your thoughts? thinking about putting them on my C-30.
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    heater

    restoring a '77 C-30 and adding pressure water and heater. looking for a good place for the water heater. any suggestions?
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    plumbing

    i'm in the process of restoring hull 543 and i'm up to the plumbing. thinking about hot water and pressure systems. here are the questions. where's a good location for the hot water heater? anyone recommend a particular brand? my c-30 has 2 water tanks - one for the head shower/sink and one for...
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    C-30 Keel Bolts

    i just bought a '77 C-30 project boat. i'm selling my 27 after 4 years of fixing it up. the 27 had 'sister' stainless keel bolts installed alongside the original rusting steel ones. the 30 has its original steel bolts and i'm concerned that they should be replaced or 'sistered'. anyone have any...
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    anyone into wheels?

    thinking of switching my aged #1052 from tiller to wheel. has anyone gone through the transition? looking for pro's and con's. looking for information about trying to do it myself - how tough is it, how expensive, how involved? anything would be appreciated.