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Re: Replace Panel vs. Replace Switches
panel is in good shape, but I noticed one switch was already replaced, so rather than doing just one here and there, seems like a better idea to replace the switches. Seems like the fuse section is ok
Since you're sailing a Catalina 27, it might pay to contact Catalina about a replacement panel from the factory. I suspect it might be the least costly option verses a 2nd party product and Catalina is usually pretty good about such things.
PS: If you do change the panel, be sure to label each of the wires as you disconnect them from the old panel!
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