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Re: Pounding on a Beneteau 423

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Originally Posted by danielgoldberg View Post
The hull bending in and out, sort of like what happens with an old-fashioned oil can when you squeeze it to get the oil out. It sort of "pops" in and out. It happens sometimes on some boats when you have large unsupported hull sections and you are in sporty conditions. The hull works and moves, and pops in and out in those larger unsupported sections, and mimics the movement of those old-fashioned oil can when you squeeze it to get the oil out.
I wonder just how many people have ever used a plink-plink style oil can? I have several and still use them occasionally. I always associate the sound with working with my grandfather. I doubt they've been sold in 50 years.


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