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Old 02-07-2022, 03:48 AM   #167
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Vessel Model: Milkraft 60 converted timber prawn trawler
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Originally Posted by Alaskan Sea-Duction View Post

How long can you leave the boat on the hard before planks start to shrink? A friend of mine has a 50ft monk. Its a quick in and out due to the wood shrinking if left out of the water for very wrong.
We usually do two weeks out
This time being longer I am giving her a good hose down, beer in hand as the last job of the day.
She'll be back in soon, all steps are forward.
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