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Thread: Oberon is just back from the beauty parlor

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    Wow, not the boat, but that LICENSE PLATE IS WAY COOL!!!! (other than it being on a California vehicle..haha ) Think I will try for an Oregon version. I'm pretty sure that truck would tow that boat straight up I-5 to the rendezvous ?? Boats looking fantastic though.

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    Looks good, Dave!

    Make sure the smaller nut on the prop shaft is up against the backside of the prop though, and the larger nut put on last. When the last nut is tightened against the first, it takes the load off the first and takes on the load itself.
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    1979 Glasply 21-foot I/O Overnighter w/ 5.0L Volvo-Penta duoprop (Cardinal)
    1980 Glasply 19-1/2 foot hardtop cuddy w/ a fresh Mercruiser 470 (Chopstick)
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    1982 Glasply 16-foot runabout w/ 50hp Mercury OB (JV Junior)
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    1978 Glasply 19-1/2 foot runabout w/ Mercruiser 470 (Beer Goggles)


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    Good to have a nut checker on the forum.
    "Every now and then a man's mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions." Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. physician and writer
    1982 28' Long Cabin "Molly Brown" bracing for winter as nighttime temperatures drop into the 40ís. All but the most hearty SUP paddlers are gone.

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    Oh dear . . .
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    Out of curiousity how did you come up with the name Oberon?

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    Big Shakespeare buff; for years I have hauled my kids over to the summer season at Shakespeare Santa Cruz, in Santa Cruz, CA. Oberon is a character in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," my kids' favorite comedy.

    Oberon's a male character, though, so the traditional pronoun for the boat is awkward . . .
    2013, 2014 & 2015 LD Award Recipient, and Unquestioned World Record Holder for Longest Tow to the Glasply Rendezvous, THREE years running

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