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Gasoline Dipstick
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Hi everyone - I have a 1980 410 flushdeck. It has the queen bed aft. Under the bed are two gas tanks, each of which have "S" shaped fill tubes. I really don't trust the gas gauges and have always had…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Maclean Aug 11, 2017.

Water heater to engine plumbing
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Hi EveryoneI recently put in a fresh water heater that has a heat exchanger loop in it so that the water heater can use water from the engine instead of running the generator while underway. My…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Stavola Apr 19, 2017.

Overheat Alarms
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Hi everyone - I'm wondering what experience you've had with after-market alarms that are used to monitor engine heat. I'm seeing some that monitor water temp, engine temp, and some that monitor flow.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dick Morland Aug 16, 2016.

454 replacement
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I have to replace the starboard engine in my 1980 Commander (410). It has overheated and seized up. I'm looking at replacement long blocks to buy and swap out. Any experience out there with companies…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Schmidt on Monday.


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New Executive Committee

The results of the executive committee election are now in. As from January 1, 2108 the executive committee will have the following members:

  • Chief Commander - Lee Dahlen
  • Treasurer  John Rose, New!
  • Web Master - Pam Sorensen, New!
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Photo Contest Winners

This year's CCCC Photo Contest saw a record number of participating photos. The winners of the of the top three positions are:

  1. James Frens with the photo of his 27 Commander, displayed to the left.
  2. Kevin R Mueller with a photo of his 42 Commander
  3. Greg Kay with a photo of his  42 Tournament fisherman.

Here is a slideshow featuring the top 10 photos.


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