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  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread E35-3 Rudder Needs Help?.
    Just be aware it is not a quick process. A shop vac can help but you have to do it over and over again.
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    Afrakes replied to the thread E35-3 Rudder Needs Help?.
    Do a number (4-5) in the very bottom of the rudder and let gravity do the work. About 3/4"-1" deep should do.
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    Afrakes replied to the thread e38 Shaft Tube Size?.
    Sorry you took offense. However I think that it is a real basic thing to know about one's boat. Have you checked to see if you have...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread e38 Shaft Tube Size?.
    How are they supposed to know what any boat owner has done to their boat's drive train. Folks modify their boats all the time. You own...
  • Afrakes
    On the 81" E-28+ I cut up. The lead keel was encapsulated with no keel bolts. The void between the lead and out FRP was filed with...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread Fall Haul Out.
    Hauled this morning. Too much wind to drop the mast. Got all the personal gear off of the dock. Hope to get back to it on Wed. as...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread Thought it wouldn't happen to me.
    Have any of you salt water guys ever thought about occasionally taking the dreaded trailer plugs apart, cleaning the terminals and...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread E25 Mast base.
    Is this your only concern in purchasing this boat, or is it one of many? Have you had a surveyor look at it? If you see no evidence of...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread Stress Cracks.
    Yes, there is and it takes a lot of time and effort. If they're minor and not a structural problem you just live with them. If they're...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread The end of an era....
    Congrats on the sale.
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread Ashes over my shiny Ericson 27.
    Evidenced by the bright red, rising sun at first light this morning.
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread grounding electric to A4.
    Yes. The grounding lug is any point on the block where you can get good contact and easy access. I'm not aware of there being a...
  • Afrakes
    Afrakes replied to the thread grounding electric to A4.
    The grounding lug is on the flywheel cover.
  • Afrakes
    Our marina charges $8.00 a foot plus $200. to pull a stick. That's why I do it myself.
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