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First post, first boat 3 years 4 months ago #100398

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Hello everyone,
Let me say that everything I know about boats is what I have learned over the past month or so researching different boats for sale. Much of what I learned came from here. Maybe because I kept shopping for cheap deals which turn out to be older boats. Anyway I bit the bullet and dove in. I bought a 71 Arrow Glass Cheetah with a Merc 1250 IL6. The "story" on the motor is that it was rebuilt and only ran about 15 hours before being parked for the last 5-6 years. Turns out the switchbox is testing bad but the compression is all even at 95. So I'm replacing it with the cdi switchbox/coil combo unit. Does anyone have any good experiences with these units?
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Re: First post, first boat 3 years 4 months ago #100399

N2deep,

WELCOME ABOARD.

yours, satx

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Re: First post, first boat 3 years 4 months ago #100413

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Thanks Satx. I'm looking forward to getting on the water with my son.

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