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- Sep 09, 2014
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Flexpoxy will bond just about
He had been working along the bow sections, and when we looked closely, we could see a network of
"I have a Navman DSC VHF radio, and last summer I began noticing that when I transmit in bad weather, only boats close by can hear me. But I can always clearly receive transmissions from others, near and far. How can I test to see whether the problem is with the antenna, the connection or possibly the radio itself?"
"I am installing a generator on my Morgan 416. Space is at a premium in the engine room, and I’m curious to know whether you approve of combining the generator’s exhaust with the existing Perkins 4.154 exhaust line, perhaps by fabricating a Y-type device and putting an anti-siphon valve connector immediately in front of the
"What’s the best way to repair my leaking foredeck hatch? I don’t want to replace the entire unit, because it isn’t cracked. It just leaks."
Don Casey replies:
There are three types of hatch leaks: around the frame, past the gasket and around the lens. To fix a leak around the mounting frame or past the