Re: [bolger] Re: Pirogue Progress --- Rudder question
>The price range for 2 pintles and 2 gudgeons seems to be about $25Have a look at the gate hinges in the local farm supply store! Very solid
>for RaceLite 'Light Duty' (probably adequate for the Optimist) to
>$125 for a keel boat of 20'+.
>My small collection of old-time build-a-boat books (William Atkin and
>Sam Rable) doesn't show any cheap alternatives to store-bought
galvanized pintles, but you would have to make up decent gudgeons. Worth a