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Old 12-05-2020, 21:57   #16
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Re: Engine Hours confusion

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I think Id be paying more attention to the saildrives, especially the one with the rusty bolts and the water intrusion alarm wire disconnected and laying next to the drive. Replacing a saildrive is very expensive and at 5,000 hrs they must at least need attention.
Excellent point Skipperpete! & good observation too I mite add
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Old 12-05-2020, 23:29   #17
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Re: Engine Hours confusion

Check the log book and or the engine maintenance log. These should indicate how well or badly they have been maintained. Not maintenance log, then probably not maintained at all and would start to suspect other aspects of the vessel maintenance adds to the risk and reduces the price.
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