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Shaft Vibration

New to the forum.  I have purchase a 1973 47 ft Commander and during the survey it was noted that the starboard shaft has some vibration.   My question is, do you troubleshoot this problem with e boat in the water or does it need to be pulled out to

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Boating Season Begins!

Haven't been on in quite some time, so I thought I'd drop in, see what's going on and wish everyone a fantastic 2022 season. With the pandemic, and other world events (and the price of fuel), I'm sure everyone is excited to get their boats launched a

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Heat exchanger housing

I have a pair of 8v71 N in my 1970 55' Commander,  I pulled the heat exchangers off to clean them as they were horrible. Upon doing this, the bolt holes are very corrodied I tried cleaning them and using helicoil to no availe, short of having them we

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1 Reply · Reply by Mike H 9 hours ago
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All Executive Committee positions are elected, with only the Chief Commander and Treasurer being limited to two terms. The election is held every two years during first two weeks in December of odd numbered years. Even if all positions are unopposed, the election must still be held as directed by the club bylaws.

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The 7th Annual Chris-Craft Commander Club Photo Contest was a smashing success, with 79 entries!!  The top ten photos were selected, by your Executive Committee, with the final vote put to the membership to select the top 3 .  We received almost 300 votes, which is about 200 more than normal.  And not to be outdone, we had a 3-way tie for 3rd place!!! 

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