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  1. 28ft full overhaul project

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hey there! I am doing a mayor renovation/upgrading project of my Compis 28, I figured it would be good to post about it here to get inspiration and some heads ups. Pictures will come by the end of the week. Goal: To have her good for liveaboard & crossing the atlantic by summer 2018. (no...
  2. Not so simple Black Smoke / overloading

    Hi all, I have been reading these posts and have helped me a lot, unfortunately I have a problem which I have not been able to find a solution to so I am putting it out to the wider community in the hope for some assistance. We are currently docked in Philippines. Engine is 50 hp Perkins...
  3. A4 Overhaul - First Start

    Atomic 4
    Hello, I just completed the assembly of my A4 after an overhaul. I am ready to attempt my first start after the rebuild and wanted to get some tips/pointers from the Sailnet community. One question, I am looking for a manual oil pressure gauge to install for tuning...any suggestions...
  4. Advice on diesel engines and Lagoon 440s

    Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum
    Actually I need advice in two areas First, knowing (or believing) that marine diesel engines are designed and built very conservatively, how many hours on a used diesel engine before you can say that it is just about run out and very close to needing an overhaul? Second, I have pretty well in...