Daily Archives: May 10, 2013

Not so lazy day off

Today’s adventure…. Curt has been a great help. He keeps going and going and going. Today we did less because we were both very sore. Breaking routine, I used the stove to make hash brown potatoes and cooked sausage and … Continue reading

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Propeller, Shaft and Packing Gland

  Upon close inspection it appears the hose holding the packing gland was the original part. I decided to replace the hose and clamps that carry the packing gland and renew the packing material. I rented a puller and removed … Continue reading

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Fuel Scrubbed

We borrowed a fuel scrubbing system and spent most of the day filtering the 40 gallons of diesel left in the 80 gallon tank. It was not as dirty as expected considering the time sitting. Biocide had been added to … Continue reading

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