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Old 26-12-2007, 08:42   #1
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First Time as Engineer

While I did my sailing tour of europe I learnt alot of interesting things from paper navigation, manual sail and boom work and engine duties, I remember first time on engine, I ruptured a intake pipe for engine 4 and forgot to keep the pistons lubricated :S
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Keep The Hot Things...Hot
The Cold things cold
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and never-ever let the Captain "monkey" with the engine
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Old 22-02-2008, 23:19   #4
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Welcome Sloopz,

I hate engines. That is why I have a s/v. Whatever can happen to an engine, Happens to me. I even considered fitting my 22' venture newport with oars.

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