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  1. Tipping Your Hatt

    Until this past Monday, I never really thought about it, but now I find myself wondering what it would take to turn your bottom paint towards the sky if you are broadsided while dead in the water. This will obviously vary from one model to the other, but I was just curious. Is there some sort...

    Started by Freeebird‎, Yesterday 11:19 AM
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  2. Morning funny

    Here you go

    Started by SEVEN‎, 08-25-2017 07:04 AM
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  3. Who knows about BEVIN built DD's

    I stumbled upon these beauties today! I am told they are 8V96's! a custom Detroit built by Jack Bevins of Stuart FL now past. I have read a little bit about them, but the highlight are that a change in the crank shaft, timing, and exhaust push rods drove the HP up to 880, and increased...

    Started by riverrandy‎, Today 12:12 AM
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  4. Naiad Stabilizer Cooling

    Naiad 252 stabilizers on a 1986 63 MY. The wiring and cooling hoses installation looks like original Hatters work. However, DDs were replaced with CATs in early 90's, so re-work may have happened. Sorry, "Stabilizer Cooling". The cooling water for the stabilizers is supplied by a 120v AC pump...

    Started by divert00‎, Yesterday 09:23 PM
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  5. Looking at a 1966 41C 8V53's

    I am looking at buying a 1966 41C with twin 8v53's. The boat is on the West Coast, Long Beach, CA. This will be my first salt water boat and first boat of its size and running gear I have ever owned. I grew up in KY on Lakes and Rivers, mostly 26-32'ers, so this is all new. Any advice or things...

    Started by Hudbri11‎, 01-23-2020 07:34 PM
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  6. Holding Tank T-fitting

    I am currently replacing the old Galleymaid toilets with Raritan marine elegance ones. Two of the old GM toilets used the same holding tank fitting by sharing a t-fitting into the tank. Hopefully it's a stupid question, but is there any reason I cannot use the same fitting for the new toilets? ...

    Started by polpaul‎, 01-22-2020 10:00 PM
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  7. Head System Modification/Safety Upgrade??

    Here's one tossed out for comment from my esteemed HOF colleagues. Aslan has three heads equipped with the latest '80's technological wonders--Galley Maid 32V pumps. #1, I'm not entertaining any upgrades. However, soon I will need to replace the sea strainer to their respective head pump 3/4"...

    Started by racclarkson@gmail.com‎, 01-22-2020 04:17 PM
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  8. Early 41 Hatteras Convertible Specs

    Hi. Iím looking at buying a restored 1971 Hatteras 41 convertible. I believe this model was in production from around 1965 to 1971. Does anyone have the original specs listing the draft? I have a control depth issue in my channel. Thank you.

    Started by Heaaron‎, 07-12-2018 12:15 PM
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  9. Coupling Old Copper Fuel Lines

    I have heard from a number of people that the 47 year old copper fuel and water lines are brittle and can not be flared. I would like to clean up the generator fuel supply and return lines which would require mating them to rubber lines. What is the best way to do this? Can I slide a rubber line...

    Started by Jammin'‎, 01-22-2020 02:51 PM
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  10. exhaust hose

    I'm concerned about the age of a rubber exhaust hose on my 1976 42-foot convertible. Is there a rubber hose from the back of the muffler to the fiberglass exhaust tube? It would be between the fuel tank and the hull, so maybe I need to cut the deck to change it. Anyone encounter this issue?...

    Started by omecojh‎, 01-10-2018 10:59 AM
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  11. Replacement mufflers recommendations for 41C

    I need to replace my originals as one is cracking. I still am running the 8V53Ns so I don't need an upgrade but a bit quieter would be nice. I am looking at the: 6″ X 6″ Vernatone Round 12.20″ X 31.43″ or the Vernatone MKII Round Muffler 6". Does anyone have any experience with them or better...

    Started by barebone‎, 01-22-2020 05:39 PM
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  12. Alexseal Paint Color

    Is Alexseal Oyster White T9128 the same color as Awlgrip Oyster White? Is that the correct color for my 1973 43DC? The whole top side of my boat has been hand painted poorly by the previous owner with bright white Interlux paint. At least those are the partial cans I found on the boat. I would...

    Started by Jammin'‎, 03-16-2019 01:52 PM
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  13. Shaft Coupling Removal and Loose shaft Nut

    The most difficult part of removing the coupling was the cotter pin. The hole in the coupling was about 3/8" aft of the pin. With the PSS shaft seal, the shaft does not go back very far and to see the cotter pin very well I had to use a mirror to see what I was doing. Retrieving the pin was time...

    Started by Vincentc‎, 01-19-2020 10:14 PM
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  14. Looking for ideas on lighting in V berth area of '53 MY

    We are live aboards and consequently do a lot of laundry. The v berth has one overhead light just at the steps, and then 3 wall lights, one over the top bunk, one for the bottom bunk and one on the forward bulkhead on the port side. It is always dark in there. I'd like to add LED lighting to...

    Started by Oldlaxer1‎, 01-21-2020 11:49 AM
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  15. Slip size for 43DC

    Just finalized a purchase of a 1979 43DC. Boat is currently stored inside for winter. I have a 40í slip where I kept my previous boat. Was told by Marina that slip could accommodate up to 43í, but I have my concerns. I believe she is 40í LWL. Thought Iíd go to those with experience. Any thoughts...

    Started by Hewett‎, 01-18-2020 04:35 PM
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  16. Headhunter fresh water pump problem

    My headhunter pump has been working fine until recently. When I wake up in the morning I don't have any water pressure. When I look at the pump there are not any abnormal lights on the board. I have to open a water faucet and then flip the circuit breaker for the pump to work. It works fine...

    Started by RonNP‎, 01-18-2020 07:00 PM
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  17. Super - Ultra Capacitors For Engine Starting

    I need to replace both port and starboard 8D starting batteries. I'm considering installing an ultra capacitor system with a group 31 battery to start both engines. Does anyone have experience with the Maxwell, KBI, or other ultra capacitor system?

    Started by DCMY #92‎, 01-19-2020 06:22 PM
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  18. In search of M3558 Snap-on Fuel injector timing tool

    Just like the title says, I've got to run the rack this fall on our 8v92's and am looking for a snapon m3558 injector timing/height tool. It's a snap-on tool and is discontinued. I have searched ebay and the web and have been unable to find one. Would love to find somebody with one sitting...

    Started by rustybucket‎, 10-24-2019 11:49 AM
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  19. Recommendations for possible purchase of Hatts in storage?

    As I come across some really clean looking Hatts in storage, I was wondering how you would proceed with a possible purchase? These boats are in heated storage and for various reasons the owners don't have plans to bring them out without a accepted offer. So I am thinking of looking at the vessels,...

    Started by Eddieclemons‎, 01-16-2020 02:25 PM
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  20. 1968 hatteras 41 SF REPOWER

    So we are in the middle of pulling out some old 300Ms but we seem to be missing something. When we try to hiist it out it wont come. We were trying to pull just the engines and leave the gears in. What could we be missing. Are there any bolts or a pin thatís hard to see?

    Started by Graves601‎, 01-18-2020 08:15 PM
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    01-19-2020, 02:58 PM Go to last post

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