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Text and photos © 2020 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Stuffing Box Hose Clamps Conventional stuffing boxes leak, they are supposed to, it’s how...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: The Importance of AC Safety Grounds Most folks, even those with little or no...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Refrigeration Maintenance While it’s all too easy to take it for granted, I never cease...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. From the Masthead Regular readers may have noticed that the format of the Marine Systems Excellence...

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Photo Essay: Emergency Tiller Use During a recent vessel inspection, I asked the owner of the vessel if he’d ever tested the emergency manual tiller,...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Hydraulic Steering Relief Valve Hydraulic steering systems are ubiquitous, they are found on everything...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Ask Steve Hello Steve, During the last haul out period, we dealt with a number of issues...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D'Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Manual Tiller Steering Steering, along with propulsion and watertight integrity, is one of your...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Field-Made Bus Bars Bus bars (it’s not spelled ‘buss’, the likely confusion arises from...

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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Anchor Rode Cut-Away Lines Other than for inspections or testing, it’s a part of...