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Date Posted: - Thursday - 07/29/10 - 3:04am
Author: Eric Schoenberg
Subject: new port lights

It's come time to replace the port lights on my M32 Kathryn Grace. I would welcome any suggestions - where to find suitable replacements in particular.

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[> Bronze Port Lights -- Bruce, - Thursday - 07/29/10 - 2:12pm

Hi Eric,
I recommend that you contact Scott at Bluewater Hardware, located in Sausalito. I purchased some Bronze port lights from him when I rebuilt Gitana Vela (M31 #95).

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[> new Port Lights -- Al LaChance, - Friday - 07/30/10 - 2:41pm

I purchased my bronze port lights from ABI. West Marine can get them for you, but beware they are very expensive through WM. Last I saw they were about 499 each!
I think Mariners Hardware has the same size port lights, but they are making their own. I bought bronze dorade vents from them and they are great quality. They really look great on Hexli.
Best of luck!

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[> [> new Port Lights -- Eric Schoenberg, - Friday - 07/30/10 - 3:06pm

Thanks so much - I'll try both options.


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[> [> [> Port Lights -- Kathy Campbell Shadow M32#3, - Saturday - 07/31/10 - 10:45am

Spartan Marine also has good quality bronze port lights. I would get the blue water ports. Spartan Marine is located in Maine.
Yours truly, Kathy

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[> [> [> [> Port lights -- Eric Schoenberg, - Monday - 08/ 9/10 - 5:53pm

Thanks everyone. Lon Woodrum of Sausalito, who worked for Clair Oberly in the early 1970's knows the original supplier of the windows, who has exact replacements. Lon is a great source of info and skill for the CA made Mariners. The supplier was GoMarine, I think, and now is Mark Plastic, in So Cal.

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