I'd use Marelon seacocks. You should never use gate valves or ball valves, only seacocks.
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Mobil 1 10w30. Been using it since before it was generally available, was buying it by the case from the Mobil office at a gasoline storage facility. Talked to a guy at Marysville Marine once and he mentioned they had a customer that had a fleet of rental houseboats that used Mobil 1 in their genset...
- Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:02 am
- Forum: Drivetrain
- Topic: Most efficient cruising rpm?
- Replies: 7
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I installed fuel flow gauges when I bought my 32 sedan flybridge w/ 360's and as expected the most efficient rpm varied depending on load (gas, people, water, gear, etc) and water conditions, but in general my most efficient cruising rpm was in the 1700 - 1900 rpm range and fuel consumption was anyw...
- Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:08 pm
- Forum: For Sale or Wanted
- Topic: check out this beauty
- Replies: 5
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I wish it was hard to believe. I finally was able to sell my boat, but only got a fraction of what I expected to get even though, between the cost of gas and the state of the economy, my expectations weren't all that high. The reality is Big M's (and most older, larger power boats) are selling at ba...
Jeff, Just curious how long ago you did this. I would think that approach would cause a rapid deterioration of the underlying plywood as water would wick down along the screw shanks and both sit between the bottom of the aluminum and the top of the plywood keeping the wood wet as well as wicking dow...