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Lee 22-Nov-2014 22:14
Thank you for the step by step instructions...Do the head to exhaust manifold gaskets or the rear manifold gasket need any type of sealants?
Guest 13-Nov-2014 06:36
I wish they had found a way to design a female cord-mounted end with some sort of self-actuating waterproof cover so that when it falls in the water you don't end up with a connector full of saltwater.
Don Joyce 11-Nov-2014 23:38
I've found the best mechanical/electric gauges are made by Rochester Gauges in Dallas. Moeller etc. use their components if they don't simply relabel them entirely. You don't get the el-cheapo aluminium float arms that you get with Moeller. Worth checking out. I got gauges with the ASE 5-bolt pattern for both fuel and water. (the Moeller gauges would simply dissolve)
Nico 04-Oct-2014 09:27
I discovered your site as, having just re-engined my boat, I want to upgrade the batteries, charging, monitoring and add solar panels.
I have found your information and explanations extremely helpful and valuable. Thanks very, very much.
I was already considering a Smartguage but, as I am located in UK, I will buy it locally but have provided a donation instead. Thanks again !
Richard Ross 01-May-2014 16:26
Certainly the SmartPlug is an improvement over the old, but would a SAE J1772 plug be even better. This is the plug used to recharge electric autos at 30Amps. I have never seen one on a boat.
Freddie Estremera 01-Apr-2014 01:09
As always Mainsail, thanks again for your thorough input on this...I always recommend you to others and have followed many of your tips while working on my old boat, a Tartan 27 and also will implement these theories on my new boat, a Tartan 34c!
Robert Murdoch 05-Jan-2013 16:05
Great site, I hope my donation as small as it was helps, I will donate more when I do one of the project outlined on your site.

Sites like yours are great for content and detail you will never seem to find on a commercial site.

Nice work.

Robert Murdoch
Captain of "Old Flat Top" Cal 28
Toronto, Ontario