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Old 04-26-2017, 07:52 PM   #1
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Finally he rests

First I must thank everyone of you for your wisdom and generosity. We bought this old boat in New Bern, NC. When the fluid tests came back we wanted to walk away. But we fell in love with her like a foolish teenager seeking love in what we thought was all the wrong places. My Captain Mike, is an apple pie, Ford kind of dude very familiar with gas engines. WOW! when he took the cover off the twin Perkins diesels, he thought, dam they are huge!
A fuel leak he fix thanks to YouTube and a great local mechanic Darrell at Fosters Marine Mobile Mechanics in New Bern.
Captain Mike put his hands all over those engines. Today we left New Bern for our home port in Delaware. She ran like a sweet pea growing on a vine. At 10 knots she only burned 7.75 gallons per hour.
And Captain Mike finally can rest his mind at the beautiful marina Dowery Creek.
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Old 04-26-2017, 07:54 PM   #2
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Always take care of the Captain or he will throw you overboard!
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Old 04-26-2017, 08:01 PM   #4
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Always take care of the Captain or he will throw you overboard!


No worries there, he sleeps on a tummy full of ribs,tatters, corn and a blankie
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No worries there, he sleeps on a tummy full of ribs,tatters, corn and a blankie


All made onboard of course
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Maybe a better choice of words than FINALLY HE RESTS
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Maybe a better choice of words than FINALLY HE RESTS


Finally he sleeps?
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Finally he sleeps?


Sounds like he is still dead
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The first of many many memories - they are priceless!
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Lol!
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You guys look happy!
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The first of many many memories - they are priceless!


Priceless is exactly how we feel, we have put a lot of love and labor into our past few vessels and it has always given us back more than we received!
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So very,very happy!
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So very,very happy!
Congrats, enjoy every minutes and be happy forever, that's all can wish you

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Throttle back to about 7.5 knots and you will get significantly better mileage!!! But alas.....glad y'all had a great trip and congrats on the new acquisition!!!
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Throttle back to about 7.5 knots and you will get significantly better mileage!!! But alas.....glad y'all had a great trip and congrats on the new acquisition!!!


Thank you for the info
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