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      DaleH replied to the thread Boarding Ladders (from water)?.
      ... appears it isn't setup for emergency use ... That's why I prefer this type of install for those who want that option!
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      DaleH replied to the thread Lower unit compatibility.
      Here's what I do ... Look up my model# on www.marineengine.com and then check out the same model year of different HP motors to see if...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Sealants.
      I've used OMC/Bombardier Gasket Sealing Compound on every sealing surface on literally 100s and 100s of OBs through 40+ years (unless...
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    • DaleH
      SEAT BASES: Highly recommend the Attwood SP-67749 Swivl-Eze Lock'N-Pin Aluminum Boat Seat Pedestal Mount. They use a 3/4” diameter pin...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Mercury Identification.
      That serial# brings you to available parts on the MarineEngine.com website =...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      That's not as bad as I feared. No real need for it though IMHO ... most boat SS hardware is 304.
    • DaleH
      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      Likely will be 304, not sure you could afford 316
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      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      I wonder if you could get a piano hinge w/ 1” leg & bend 1 leg like an ‘L’, so screws could go in with the length of the cover and then...
    • DaleH
      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      Add a strip of wood under the lid, glued/screwed to the lid. Then 1” or more ‘leg’ hinge has more to hold onto and that eliminates the...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      Alan - I can send you some aluminum rivnuts ... free
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      DaleH replied to the thread Primer bulbs.
      Slight correction ... work best when the fuel line end to the OB is vertical. These are check valves and the OB end needs to be 'up'.
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      DaleH reacted to BoatGirl's post in the thread Brian O'Leary and the OBJ Community with Love Love.
      Hi Dale, Thanks for the nice comment, I really appreciate it. I am very proud to be his daughter.
    • DaleH
      Hi Anne: I am not a jet boat person so our paths never crossed, but my deepest condolences to you and your family. It does appear your...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      Ahhhhh ... see? A picture always helps! To me ... simple ... drop a SS piano hinge in VERTICALLY (sandwiched between the front deck and...
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      DaleH replied to the thread Storage box hinge recommendations.
      A picture of the layout would help immensely ... But why make it hinged at all? A simple cover that just drops on top and has an over...
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