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Gunk Be Gone!

By Capt. Bill Pikephotos by Mika ... | Posted December 2006

After I'd delivered my Grand Banks 32 to her new Florida home, her whole schtick changed—she went from being a true long-legged cruiser to the maritime equivalent of a couch...

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Magnetizing Your Diesel Fuel

By Mike SmithPhotos by Craig... | Posted December 2006

Near the end of the 2005 boating season, Richard Thiel, PMY's editor in chief, was in trouble. Just a few hours before he was about to fly to Italy, fuel problems had strangled...

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Diesel 101

By Jeffrey MoserPhotos by Craig... | Posted December 2006

The author (left) and another student get a torque-wrench tutorial from instructor Larry Berlin (right).A friend of mine who I considered to be a knowledgeable, experienced boater...

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Ethanol: Should You Panic?

By Mike Smith | Posted December 2006

In the past year there's been a lot of worry among boaters about the ill effects of soon-to-be-universal E10 ethanol-blended gasoline. Depending on who's talking, the changeover...

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Does This Stuff Really Work?

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2006

When I first came up with the notion of modifying a modern recreational vessel so I could do a side-by-side performance comparison between plain ol’ diesel fuel and the...

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A Change in Element

By | Posted April 2005

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An Eye into Your Engine

By | Posted December 2003

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Purify Your Fuel Filter

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted May 2003

Maintenance Q & A — June 2001

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Gen Zen

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted May 2003

Gen Zen - Genset Maintenance April 2001

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Spooling Up

By | Posted May 2003

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Quiet Lift

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - January 2002

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Cool Exchange

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - May 2002 - Cool Exchange

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Arresting Procedure

By Capt. Ken Kreisler | Posted January 2003

Maintenance Q & A - June 2002

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