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post #24 of Old 05-06-2012
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Re: Murphy's Laws of Boat Care

The propellor shaft and coupling that were perfectly aligned when you removed the engine from the boat will be hopelessly out of alignment when you put the engine back in the exact same spot where it previously sat.

(Actually, in reality I had the opposite experience - they lined up perfectly when the engine when back in, but just sayin' - I do know people who experienced this mysterious syndrome.)

- Bill T.
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