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I'll take 15 minutes... His will power is weak.
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No...I'm resisting....

I am sorry but I am on the wagon now....

I'm done....finito..history..

I am retiring from Sailnet....

I lost the edge....I am weak.....so is the flesh.....

BW and the Jeanneau smoking killed me.....

The Hemp enema....I am done...destroyed....

Sold my soul to the devil and the photoshop on ebay...

I am a naked man in the cold streets of photshop...I am the drawing bum....

bye cruel world......forever I will remain without the mystery switch...sic....

closes door and kills himself........sad..but true......

What a nice guy he was.....didn't resist the urge...and died...

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Gui's finally lost it.
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Somebody call a doctor!! (Do they have those in Portugal??)

I wonder how you drip-feed Photoshop into someone? ..Must hurt a bit!
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Gui's finally lost it.
What do you mean "Finally" Did he ever have it?
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I have a switch mounted on the overhead, above the 1/4 berth in my Catalina 27 which was repowered before my purchase, with a 3GM Yanmar. When I flip the switch there is a whirring sound....could it be an electric fuel pump, I see an inline small cylinder looking thing with power to it in the fuel line. For bleeding? Not a clue when it comes to diesel.
Love the extra HP though.
Dose it sound like a small bilge pump? I don't know of any electric fuel pumps on sail boats, But I could be wrong just never seen one. If it sounds like a small bilge pump but a little quieter it could be a fuel pump.
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Yes there ARE small cylindrical electric fuel pumps on boats...sometimes. If you put your hand on the cylinder and then work the switch on and off, you will feel vibration IF that switch coontrols the pump. Sometimes such pumps are used to help in bleeding...other times they are used as a lift assist pump when tanks are lower than the engine. Helps in rough seas.
Caveat...there must be a filter in line between the tank and such a pump or you risk clogging the fuel line at the pump in rough weather. Carry a spare if that is indeed what you have. Any standard gas/diesel compatible 12V pump will do and you can get them pretty cheap at any Napa store.
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It could be a lift pump. I have one that fills my stove day tank with diesel.
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