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    Re: prices of N.A.
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2012 Sep 22, 15:40 -0700

    A Hobb's for a marine diesel aboard the S/V Nightcap.


    [NavList] Re: prices of N.A.
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 22 Sep 2012 14:34
    Airplanes have an hour-meter (a clock that only runs when the engine is running) to keep track of engine hours for required maintenance purposes, and for billing for rental of the aircraft. These are made by the Hobbs company and are usually called "Hobbs meters." You buy one from the aircraft supply store and they are about a hundred dollars. The exact same meters are also used on boats for the same reasons and if you buy it at the marine store it is about fifty dollars. If you go down to your local "Farm & Fleet" to buy one for your farm tractor the exact same meter is seventeen bucks!

    gl

    --- On Sat, 9/22/12, Alan S <alan202---net> wrote:

    From: Alan S <alan202---net>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: prices of N.A.
    To: NavList---org
    Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 2:15 PM

    Gary:

    "Marine Hardware" is higher priced too, and "aircraft grade" stuff is worse than that, or so I have been told.

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