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    An uplifting change!

    I went ahead and glassed in the old engine controls panel hole and shifter/throttle hole, as they were located in prime leak water into the boat locations. There was also another hatch near the gas...

    texlan 12-11-2019 11:17 PM

    Working through it

    This girl needed a real new lease on life. It needed a new backbone..err mast compression post step. It needed a new sole. We could rebuild her... we do have the technology. She could be more than...

    texlan 12-10-2019 10:40 PM

    New beginnings

    Even though I'd stepped back, I did manage to, over a year or so, finish out the new sump and engine bay pretty nicely, and even got the nuisance pump (A whale 320 gulper with air pressure switch)...

    texlan 12-10-2019 09:27 PM

    More Debuilding and some scope..

    I was starting to feel pretty good about the sump situation,

    but once you start cutting, it becomes an addiction. There was the Great Rotten Galley Removal of '17..

    The delaminated...

    texlan 12-10-2019 08:22 AM

    More Problems -- Debuilding.

    So No Problem needed to come clean about it's past, and if I was ever to get my soon to be wife to come aboard, I had to fix the petrole-mold smell. Unfortunately, much of it was not visible...

    texlan 12-10-2019 07:59 AM

    "No Problem"

    I guess it's time to introduce "No Problem," the ~1971 Ericson 29 Tall (double spreader model with inboard lowers) hull #8 I picked up two years ago and began to re(build)fit. There will be quite a...

    texlan 12-09-2019 08:08 AM
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    Frank Langer

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Hi Bob,
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    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Glad to give back.
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    Geoff W.

    E32 Wiring diagrams

    Wow, now this is a nice addition to the "literature". PM incoming.

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