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Your memories can only ease that edge so much. Revisit them often.
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I'm glad you found the problem and resolved it.

You might consider pulling your heat exchanger core and cleaning it at some point. You can get a chemical cleaner or a radiator shop can dip it for you. It's usually not a very difficult job. Most marine diesel engine books will show you the steps. I like this one..

Amazon.com: Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance and Repair Manual: Jean-luc Pallas: Books

It can certainly wait until the end of the season.
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Sometimes the memories are the hardest part to get over!
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Speaking of barnacles on the prop...

I dove down and checked my prop again and found that in the 2 or 3 weeks since last posting here I have grown a new colony of barnacles. Smaller to be sure but they are there. I have a MaxProp and it is bronze. Last year I did nothing to it and I don't remember having much problem (last year was my first full season with the boat). This year I sprayed the prop with some Zinc spray from Pettit that the PO left in a box of odds and ends.
So what do you all use on the prop?
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