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  1. Recoating with Pettit Barnacle Barrier question

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I used Pettit Barnacle Barrier (PBB) last year with very good results. This year I'll use it again, BUT I don't want to follow the directions which state that the shaft and prop should be sanded down to bare metal. Both are still mostly coated with PBB. Why can't I just give them a light...
  2. Shaft woes, are we talking a total replacement here?

    Diesel
    Hi All, I currently looking at a used Tartan (26yrs old) and have a few hangups, the first BIG one being that propeller shaft is corroded between the engine and the stuffing box and saltwater has given it that bright blue hue. Could be caused by lack of maintenance on the stuffing box, or the...
  3. Shaft out of alignment - touching hull

    Diesel
    The shaft of my 3gmd is off on the side towards port. Should I be able to loosen engine mount and move the shaft starboard a few mm Can I do this on the hard ?
  4. Barnacles!

    Gear & Maintenance
    Another newbie question possibly. After a complete tune-up and unfortunately close to two months at the dock with 70+ degree waters, i found we could barely move, presumablt due to barnacle build up on the prop and shaft. I donned a mask and gloves and cleared the prop and some of the shaft...
  5. Looking for a 6 to 10 HP Outboard for Salt Water

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I apologize if this thread is in the wrong place. As the title describes I am looking for an outboard motor to use on my newly acquired 1969 Coronado. I live in Pasadena MD. I looked at the classifieds but they date back to 2003 so I'm not really sure how reliable the ads are. I am on a budget...
  6. Volvo Penta MD11C for sale

    Sabre
    I am Re-powering a Sabre 34, 1977. I have a prop, shaft, transmission, gauges and engine parts for sale. Engine overheated, blew a head gasket and is not operational. Contact me if you are interested [email protected]
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