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"Second to Jeremy. Now rip that flybridge off, and enjoy the prettiest boat CC ever b…"

Matt Cowles replied on Tuesday to what is she

3 on Tuesday
Reply by Thomas Comte

"Yup. I wipe it down with a chamois when I see it. Ha! I would probably use a similar…"

Matt Cowles replied Aug 11 to Engine hatch drain ideas..

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Reply by Steve

"I did a slightly simpler version of what Tim did. Get a handful of flare fitting fro…"

Matt Cowles replied Aug 11 to Engine hatch drain ideas..

10 on Thursday
Reply by Steve

"I haven’t done anything yet, Mark. Once the boat goes in the water, the toys get thr…"

Matt Cowles replied Aug 8 to Painting the Cabin Top - 1967 - 31'

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Reply by Mark J Terry Sr

"Absolutely stunning, Chris! Wow! That’s one lucky boat!"

Matt Cowles replied Aug 5 to Knocking out the Projects - 1967 42 Rehab

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Reply by Chris Orphal

"The trans noise at idle is often a sign the engine is not tuned properly. Check plug…"

Matt Cowles replied Aug 1 to 427 wobble & vibration

3 Aug 1
Reply by Mario Mariani

"Definitely a topic where you get what you pay for."

Matt Cowles replied Jul 28 to Re Chrome or Replace

7 Aug 1
Reply by Ely Marrero

"Who do you use, Jeremy?"

Matt Cowles replied Jul 28 to Re Chrome or Replace

7 Aug 1
Reply by Ely Marrero

"It’s a 7lb cap"

Matt Cowles replied Jul 19 to 13 or 16 psi cap for 427 Surge Tank?

2 Jul 22
Reply by Phil Forde

"When was the last time you did a valve job and checked the timing? I describe mine a…"

Matt Cowles replied Jul 9 to 42’ getting louder?

22 Jul 16
Reply by Dave Bernard


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