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Originally Posted by St Anna View Post
4Jh2 - ute, on the Peterson 46. There is a very hot whatchamacallit on the end of the grey noisy, smelly bit and it makes a whirring sound over 2700 revs. The autostream thingamejig spins around a lot and we get plastered to the back rail.

It was on the boat and I agree exactly with JRD's last comment.

Oh I do like it when I find someone who is seemingly as mechanically inept as moi !!

2700rpm ? Holy crap....our red noisy smelly thing would have conniptions if we even approached 2700rpm.

Then again slow measured progress is our way, the only way to get plastered on the Womboat is with me and the Wombet over dinner and a bottle or so of vino.

Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)

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