I guess I missed that thread. That was when my father was dying. I've brought the whole thing home so I can trouble shoot it but more likely send it off to be repaired. I saw one on Ebay not long ago that sold for $400. Should have bought it.
Between us there was, as I have already said somewhere, the bond of the sea. Besides holding our hearts together through long periods of separation, it had the effect of making us tolerant of each other's yarns -- and even convictions. Heart of Darkness