Got a call several years ago to tend to a cranky Lehmann in a beautiful old 50 foot wooden Columbia
in a San Diego
marina. Hadn't be run for about 6 months but batteries were on a trickle charger
. You could hear the solenoid click but starter wouldn't turn. Hit it lightly with a hammer and it kicked over and started the engine
with no problem. Ran it for 5 minutes, shut her down and restarted with no problem. The old fellow who was the owner was delighted as he had his family
arriving at any moment. Think it might have been a 120 Lehmann.
I'm sure Chief E would have kicked my butt had he been there! Cheers, Capt Phil