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Re: [J28Sailors] Chainplates?

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  • Jason Smith
    I have learned that J-boats didn t really keep anything on our boats. Most of the reliable info I have received came from TPI. But, after the falling out b/w
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 14 4:25 AM
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      I have learned that J-boats didn't really keep anything on our boats.
      Most of the reliable info I have received came from TPI. But, after
      the falling out b/w TPI and the Johnstones....I have not been very
      successful with TPI.

      On 4/14/11, Harry Hallgring <hhallgring@...> wrote:
      > Jason,
      > I visited the builder Pearson Composites in Bristol, RI several years
      > ago go see what info/parts were available for the 27. The staff was
      > very helpful and friendly, but they didn't have much info on any of the
      > older J Boats.
      > Harry
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com [mailto:J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of J STEVEN MCCLURE
      > Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:40 PM
      > To: J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [J28Sailors] Chainplates?
      >
      >
      > Jason,
      >
      > Thanks for the note. We live on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay.
      >
      > Yes, I have a great fabricator that I use through my work, I just
      > thought if there were some lying around on the shelf, it might save some
      > time.
      >
      > J-boats told me they did not have the drawing for the part, I would have
      > thought you would keep that. Either way, I can pull the old one and get
      > one made fairly easy.
      >
      > Again,thanks for the reply.
      >
      > Happy sailing,
      >
      > Steve
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: Jason Smith <jason3317@...>
      > To: J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wed, April 13, 2011 5:49:28 AM
      > Subject: Re: [J28Sailors] Chainplates?
      >
      >
      > Where are you located? A competent metal fabrication shop could
      > probably do it for you, or consult a local rigger.
      >
      > I just pulled my chainplates for inspection (hull #69) and they were
      > OK. However, we did find a cracked spreader root bar (where the
      > lowers attach to the spreaders). If you can check this, I would....if
      > it breaks...well that would not be good.
      >
      > -Jason
      >
      > On 4/13/11, mcclurejsteven@...
      > <mailto:mcclurejsteven%40bellsouth.net> <mcclurejsteven@...
      > <mailto:mcclurejsteven%40bellsouth.net> > wrote:
      >> Hi, New owner of hull 62. Starboard chainplate is cracked. Any
      >> recomendations for sourcing of replacements?
      >>
      >> Thanks,
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
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