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Re: [bolger] Re: Pirogue Progress --- Rudder question

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  • Roger Dewhurst
    ... Have a look at the gate hinges in the local farm supply store! Very solid galvanized pintles, but you would have to make up decent gudgeons. Worth a look
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 30, 2000
      >The price range for 2 pintles and 2 gudgeons seems to be about $25
      >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
      >hardware.

      Have a look at the gate hinges in the local farm supply store! Very solid
      galvanized pintles, but you would have to make up decent gudgeons. Worth a
      look anyway.

      Roger.
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