Just looking through the index I spotted half a dozen entries that I know I need to read.
I have added it to the father's day wish-list, along with the new addition of the rigger's apprentice.
As for the whole hard mount to soft mount thing... well... I know it has meant a LOT of work but I have absolutely no regrets so far. I used to genuinely dread starting the engine
on our boat. So much so that I still have an involuntary flinch when I turn the starter key.