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    Replacement hatch lenses for 1984 Ericson 30+

    I am finally starting the hatch lense replacement. What is the thickness of the acrylic you ordered from Tap Plastics?
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    mast leak on 30+

    I have a 1984 30+ and have noticed that a small trickle of water runs down the wires that are behind the wood trim piece in the head. These wires run up the mast also. What have others done to fix this issue? Is there supposed to be a drain hole somewhere on the mast near the mast step to let...
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    Raft up or meet up in the Monterey CA area

    I am newish to the Monterey area and would like to see if other Ericson owners would like to meet up or raft up in the Monterey Bay/Santa Cruz area? I have a 1984 30+ and would like to meet other Ericson owners to share and learn from their experiences.
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    Windlass Installation for Ericson 32-III

    I am trying to put a windlass on my 30+ and this looks like something that might work I think that this might work for my 30+. Does anyone know what kind of material is being used for the frame? Also is the frame just attached to the plastic anchor locker tub or is it somehow attached to the...
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    Ericson 30+ aft keel bolt nut replacement

    Water in the bilge? I am trying to determine the cause of water in my bilge after I sail. I am not sure if it is coming from my shaft seal or if it is from the keel bolts or possibly both. If the boat is sitting in its slip and their would be a problem with the keel bolt seal how much water...
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    Ericson 30+ aft keel bolt nut replacement

    I was moping up some water in my bilge with my wet/dry vac and decided to clean under an inspection plate for the aft keel bolt. The water was from rebuilding my head pump (yuck). I can see the bolt clearly but the nut looks like a rusty mess. It does not look like the nut could have been...
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    Keel Bolt Design (and Repair)

    Ericson 30+ aft keel bolt I was moping up some water in my bilge with my wet/dry vac and decided to clean under an inspection plate for the aft keel bolt. The water was from rebuilding my head pump (yuck). I can see the bolt clearly but the nut looks like a blob of rust. It does not look like...
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    Placement and connection for hour meter on 30+

    I want to add an hour meter on my 30+ to track maintenance. Where have others placed theirs? My engine instrument area does not have enough room to put it. Also how have others connected their hour meter? I was thinking about attaching the positive side to somewhere on the engine where it reads...
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    Replacement hatch lenses for 1984 Ericson 30+

    Hi I am a new to me owner of a 1984 Ericson 30+. I am interested in replacing my forward and aft hatch lenses as they are severely crazed. I have heard that they were manufactured by Lewmar but dont have a part number to cross reference to find a replacement. Can anyone who has replaced theirs...
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