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Old 25 April 2015, 03:55   #11
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+1, It's been said before, there's next to bu66er all you can do with a modern engine of any flavour, especially at sea. Keep it maintained & looked after & carry a good anchor + plenty of warp & chain
As Dave Picton told me with my first Optimax. ,,,, if it conks out, remove the cowling, look at the motor , put cowling back on. Get on your phone/vhf and get your wallet out 😊
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As Dave Picton told me with my first Optimax. ,,,, if it conks out, remove the cowling, look at the motor , put cowling back on. Get on your phone/vhf and get your wallet out 😊
That's the one. The most useful things you can carry are to deal with stuff thats not on the motor-fuel filter, jubilee clips, fuel line etc, plus a few odds and sods for insulating/replacing bits of wire.
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Don't forget fuses, just remember that they aren't always the same sort either

Oh and some gaffer tape
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