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Compass is leaking

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Compass is leaking

Postby Seif911 » April 24th, 2013, 9:10 am

Good Morning All,
I noticed the compass is leaking. Can I refill it with mineral oil? Of course I would need to find the leak. It is a rather nice looking compass or I would not care.
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Steve
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24' Chrysler Cruiseliner III (Lonestar), 120 HP, Aluminum Hull, Cabin, 1968
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Re: Compass is leaking

Postby waybomb » April 24th, 2013, 1:17 pm

I'd bet if you contact the manufacturer, they have a procedure.
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Re: Compass is leaking

Postby CYO Admin » April 24th, 2013, 1:23 pm

Depending on it's age, you may be better off replacing it.
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Re: Compass is leaking

Postby Seif911 » April 24th, 2013, 3:00 pm

True. I'll check to see if I can fix it otherwise I do have a nice one in the garage...hmmm, or does it have the same problem? :-O
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22' Godfrey Hurricane Fun Deck, Fiberglass hull, 175 HP, Deck boat
24' Chrysler Cruiseliner III (Lonestar), 120 HP, Aluminum Hull, Cabin, 1968
33' Carver Mariner, fiberglass hull, 520 HP, Yacht, 1977

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