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    Nice upgrade! Is back on my refit list but...

    Nice upgrade!
    Is back on my refit list but already decide to have an small chartplotter, an engine controller and nothing else. A sailboat does not need too much really ;)
    Enjoy it!
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    I'm gathering all parts for head replacement....

    I'm gathering all parts for head replacement. Will send injectors to overhaul too.
    I hope valve are in good shape.
    First time I hear about put 2 head gasket.
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    Really weird. I saw Ericsson 25 and 27 with...

    Really weird. I saw Ericsson 25 and 27 with outboard 4 stroke without any hitch or vibration. The Honda are the best on my opinion. Anyway, I choose to give the old Volvo a chance. I'm on the process...
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    Definitely nobody run a good maintenance engine...

    Definitely nobody run a good maintenance engine on the last 10 years at least.
    Will think about it
    Thank for your suggestions
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    Well.. in the moment boat is ready, I will put...

    Well.. in the moment boat is ready, I will put for sale. On my experience, sometimes people "fall in love" with the boat. I can use for years to come but definitely will put for sale.
    With new...
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    I would cover with an aluminum plate for now and...

    I would cover with an aluminum plate for now and install both batteries down there or maybe use for the gas tank in a more permanent installation. I can do that for myself.
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    My son is allergic to diesel so rebuild was out...

    My son is allergic to diesel so rebuild was out of question.
    I play with the idea replace for an electric solution, very easy for me as engineer but when I finish adding batteries, charger and all...
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    My son is allergic to diesel fumes and odor....

    My son is allergic to diesel fumes and odor.
    Engine is running and push good but I prefer something more easy to work with.
    I just need engine for 30 minutes until I reach the end of the channel,...
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    Volvo MD7A plus saildrive M100

    I'm replacing my engine for an outboard
    Engine is running and has a new alternator with tach port
    I add a racor water separator on the pile too.
    Price is $1800 and boat is located at Oakland...
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    I asked for a new betamarine with saildrive......

    I asked for a new betamarine with saildrive... $14K.. I'm going the outboard path.
    Yes. my ericsson have the cut off.. maybe reinforce before hang almost 100 pound back there?
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    Another outboard...

    I decided replace my tired Volvo MD7a plus saildrive with an 15/20 hp outboard.
    Can I remove the saildrive and hang there the outboard?? That avoid install an outboard external support in the back....
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    Thank you for your answers! The idea that someone...

    Thank you for your answers! The idea that someone can cut my rigging in the middle of the night is a bit paranoid for me. But I sail in the bay area of ​​Northern California and will never go beyond...
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    I read previous thread but stop at 2010. 9 years...

    I read previous thread but stop at 2010. 9 years later, we have pretense dyneema dux like M79 or M78 and more information.
    I'm go ahead and replace my rigging but first I need to replace my...
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    Dyneema Dux for standing rigging?

    Please tell me I'm not crazy
    I want to replace my standing rigging (3/16 stainless steel) for dyneema dux
    I watch a lot of YouTube videos and ask a couple riggers.
    Seems like a good material and...
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    Yes. my base port is Oakland. This is an Ericsson...

    Yes. my base port is Oakland. This is an Ericsson 27 I bough for teach my son how's sail.
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    What can I do with THAT??

    Dear forum
    Suggestion, suggestions! I want to change that porthole but it's not plain.
    Any suggestion?? I would love change for something I can open
    Thanks in advance
    27401
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    I'm on the same point between B&G wireless or wired.I use tacktik on the past and was a complete deception.There are $100 difference between wired or wireless.I think the point is how long could go...
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    Those lead bricks....

    I dig on the lead bricks today. Seems like was installed by previous owners, it's crude lead, no glassed. My bilge next to head is a mess.
    Also boat without lead seat almost perfectly on the water,...
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    Ericson 27 fuel tank under V berth

    Hi there
    I got a very tired Ericsson 27. The most unusual thing is have the diesel tank below the V berth and copper lines running all until the engine (Volvo m7) in the back.
    Also, this sailboat...
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