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2226RE: [Holder12] Re: Rudder Operation

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  • Wayne C
    Mar 24, 2009
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      Felix,

      > My rudder is so old, the smaller hardware has fallen out and the
      > screw-holes are worn too wide to replace

      You might consider filling the wallowed-out screw holes with epoxy and
      re-drilling them for a proper fit.


      Wayne



      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Holder12@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Holder12@yahoogroups.com]On
      > Behalf Of Felix Lawrence
      > Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:13 PM
      > To: Holder12@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [Holder12] Re: Rudder Operation
      >
      >
      > Hi,
      > My rudder is so old, the smaller hardware has fallen out and the
      > screw-holes are worn too wide to replace i.  So I just use a
      > nylon strap around the rudder to to hold it in the down position;
      > "weather helm" is unbearable otherwise; when I approach the
      > shore, I take the rudder off entirely.
      > Let us know what your solution turns out to be.
      > Fair winds.. F
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