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The product I use for that problem is FSR...

The product I use for that problem is FSR (https://www.davisinstruments.com/product/fsr/). Multiple applications, waiting for a while, then repeating will eliminate those stains.
Today, 03:30 PM
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Posted By wingless

That product looks fine, but it is specified to...

That product looks fine, but it is specified to NOT be applied over ablative paint.​​​
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Posted By wingless

Beautiful boat! Electronic-free boating was...

Beautiful boat!

Electronic-free boating was normal for many centuries.

My dinghy has a hand-held VHF, battery LED navigation lights and my iPhone.


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Posted By wingless

The best options are to either finish removing...

The best options are to either finish removing the existing ablative paint (assumption on ablative paint), or to do a repaint job w/ something like Pettit Vivid...
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Posted By wingless

What is the intent of the bottom paint if not for...

What is the intent of the bottom paint if not for anti fouling?
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Posted By wingless

It sounds like the boat won't sink. The...

It sounds like the boat won't sink.

The bigger concern is then corrosion cause by salt water intrusion.
Today, 11:02 AM
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Posted By wingless

Brighter is better. There has never been...

Brighter is better.

There has never been anyone saying the lights are too bright.

My Lumitec SeaBlaze X (https://www.thehulltruth.com/6546702-post18.html) underwater LED lights have been...
Today, 07:43 AM
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Posted By wingless

Great news! Thanks for the update! It may...

Great news! Thanks for the update!

It may seem simple, but ensure the new disconnect switch is installed per the ABYC standards and that all wiring terminals are properly sized and properly...
Today, 05:48 AM
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Posted By wingless

My experience w/ Blue Sea Systems products has...

My experience w/ Blue Sea Systems products has been positive. I have not used these parts, but the parts I have used are high quality and I wouldn't hesitate recommending their products for...
07-15-2019, 09:17 AM
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Posted By wingless

This also has the 96080-0080 Mechanical Seal...

This also has the 96080-0080 Mechanical Seal (water seal).
07-15-2019, 06:57 AM
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Posted By wingless

It should be "easy". The 25-12057 raw water...

It should be "easy".

The 25-12057 raw water pump (https://www.pumpvendor.com/Northern_Lights_25-12057_parts.html) has a 92700-0060 Lip Seal.

When I change the seal in my generator raw water...
07-15-2019, 06:28 AM
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Posted By wingless

The impeller is shaft-driven. That shaft...

The impeller is shaft-driven.

That shaft will have a bearing to hold the rotating shaft position.

That shaft will have a replaceable seal. When that seal fails the raw water pump will leak.
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07-15-2019, 06:16 AM
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Posted By wingless

What kind of boat? Start w/ fabric...

What kind of boat?

Start w/ fabric selection. Every fabric is well-defined, w/ expected lifetime.

The Sunbrella fabric has a 10 year warranty.

The thread is equally important. I use PTFE...
07-15-2019, 05:50 AM
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Posted By wingless

Why isn't that a DIY job to remove / replace the...

Why isn't that a DIY job to remove / replace the impeller and / or the seal?
07-13-2019, 01:03 PM
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Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. As you are aware,...

Welcome to the forum.

As you are aware, there are dozens of Sea Ray Sundancer models, all with unique hull shapes. Which model is of interest?

On my 2000 380DA, the bow is a deep vee, w/ fore /...
07-13-2019, 06:07 AM
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Posted By wingless

The leaking transmission oil cooler provides a...

The leaking transmission oil cooler provides a two-way path for fluid contamination.

Getting "cold" heavier-than-oil sea water is one of the reasons I plumbed by custom five-zone high-volume...
07-12-2019, 10:08 AM
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Posted By wingless

Great news! Thanks for the update! Boat...

Great news!

Thanks for the update!

Boat ownership means being able to contort one's body into unnatural positions and to fit into locations that are too small.
07-12-2019, 06:48 AM
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Posted By wingless

Also welcome to the forum. Another item...

Also welcome to the forum.

Another item required, for south Florida boaters, is a stereo that sounds horrible when blasted loudly.
07-12-2019, 05:58 AM
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Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. Get / read /...

Welcome to the forum.

Get / read / understand / read again the “Bible of Boating “ Chapman Piloting.

A towing service, such as Sea Tow or Boat US, is invaluable if / when a problem prevents...
07-12-2019, 04:32 AM
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Posted By wingless

Any canvas shop can fabricate those parts. ...

Any canvas shop can fabricate those parts.

The webbing and the hardware are available from many sources including Sailrite (www.sailrite.com).

Any heavy duty machine can sew that webbing.
07-12-2019, 04:01 AM
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Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. It may be that the...

Welcome to the forum.

It may be that the spring loaded shift assist is failing to operate properly, possibly because of setup.

Here is the Mercruiser Aplha One Shift Assist Setup...
07-11-2019, 06:26 PM
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Posted By wingless

Simulate the fuel sender variable resistance...

Simulate the fuel sender variable resistance using ~30 Ohms for full and 240 Ohms for empty.

Measure the sender resistance and determine if the reading makes sense for the amount of fuel in the...
07-11-2019, 01:52 PM
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Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. Here is an image...

Welcome to the forum.

Here is an image showing gas gauge wiring and a web page showing the implementation (https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/document.do?docId=1105).

As expected,...
07-11-2019, 09:24 AM
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Posted By wingless

Welcome to the forum. Please identify the...

Welcome to the forum.

Please identify the boat.

Images are very helpful, please provide images, if possible.
07-11-2019, 06:22 AM
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Posted By wingless

When I added Sirius Weather and Audio to my E120...

When I added Sirius Weather and Audio to my E120 Classic I used a Raymarine SR100 and subscriptions to provide those functions.
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