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    Christian Williams

    Ericson 38--Swing Door Trash Bin

    A few weeks ago I counted the times I threw things into the Ericson 381 trash bin in one afternoon. About 30 times. There were Kleenex, cable-tie ends, lunch, a buggered screw, chipped plugs, a WM...

    Christian Williams 12-01-2016 11:09 PM
    Loren Beach

    New Bilge Hose, April 2016

    This year I replaced the cockpit manual bilge pump. I thought I could rebuild the old one, but the inside check valves were secured by ss screws into the alum. housing and would not budge. The hose...

    Loren Beach 11-29-2016 11:06 PM

    Cell Cast Acrylic Portlights

    I chose to replace my leaking fixed port lights with cell cast acrylic instead of repairing the factory aluminum framed glass ones. Mostly I decided on the change for the issue of strength, I saw the...

    Shelman 11-17-2016 09:46 AM

    Cabin Liner Cutouts

    Many of you on this site have commented that the cutouts in the cabin liner were done quite crudely in the Ericson Factory. They really made a strong and beautiful boat, but the cutouts look like...

    olsenjohn 11-14-2016 05:55 AM

    Bow / Anchor Bitter End / Stern Eyes

    Bow eyes and stern eyes are a must have for launching, retrieving, and safely towing a boat on a trailer. If strongly installed, they can also be used for lifting the boat off of the trailer. If...

    olsenjohn 11-14-2016 05:54 AM

    We interrupt this blog ... Espar Heater Thermostat control

    Eleven years of light use on my Espar Hydronic D5W diesel heater have been overwhelmingly good. The boiler itself has been trouble-free. When I had it checked out on the bench in 2015 the hours were...

    footrope 11-11-2016 10:50 AM
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