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Old 03-06-2006, 01:14   #1
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Exclamation What a flippin Hoot!!!

We have just had our rigging replaced and at the same time I asked the rigger to instal a new mast aerial. I decided to mouse the new cable through the boat last weekend and attach a plug so I could listen to the vhf. Turned out the old plug and cable from the vhf was never attached to the old mast aerial. It had about 3 metres of cable behind the linings and then was cut!!! I can't believe it ever worked. Wow, the new arerial is clear.

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Old 03-06-2006, 07:00   #2
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Don't you just love previous owners? :::sigh:::

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Old 03-06-2006, 13:28   #3
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Sheeeesh, and you thought it was laying back and sipping cocktails in beautiful anchorages.

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Old 03-06-2006, 17:57   #4
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Well Rick.

You can drink your cocktails. But you have to maintain and drive/motor your boat on top of the drinking fun!

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