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  1. Hello, newbie here. I got a boat and saw this on the gear. not sure what it is, if it is important, or dangerous. please advise. looks like a sensor but not sure. thanks. picture coming
  2. This is for Volvo Penta owners that change their own gear lube. It might also be for owners that have their gear lube changed at a shop but it always seems to leak/weep some "oil" into the water. Maybe this is a no-brainer, but make sure you get a Volvo spec rubber O-ring to go back in that little groove around the drain plug. The OEM part from Volvo is a similar size but much thinner than a typical rubber ring, and I don't think you're likely to find a proper substitute in the trays at your local hardware store. My local marine shop uses/sells a part that is not quite right. It loo
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    Alpha 1 Grind

    I purchased my first boat this weekend. My family has owned boats throughout my life, but I personally never owned one. I took my time shopping, and did enough research to know that the Chaparral brand was one of my options. I looked at many boats over the past 4 weeks; however, one Chaparral stood out among the rest. I forgot to mention that my budget was modest, but I did manage to acquire a very nice 2004 Chaparral 215 SSI with 5.0 Mercruiser and Alpha 1 drive. I am very pleased with the boat's condition and how it performs on the water. However, the only thing that I noticed
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