Re: [campernicholson] Re: Nic 35--one tough old boat--a testament!
- I would assume that drawings could be gotten from Jeremy Lines, CN volunteer achivist. Gary NobleFrom: alveng <torbjorn@...>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2012 2:56:18 AM
Subject: [campernicholson] Re: Nic 35--one tough old boat--a testament!
I am sorry to hear this!
I have some drawings, and I have the complete part-list for the 35 1973
Maybe that can be helpful?
I'll take a photo of the steering-drawings and send you by mail.
--- In email@example.com, "iona350" <chivaree@...> wrote:
> Hi group, We hope all is well with everyone.
> We are looking for drawings, specifications etc. for bushings,
> rudder post/stock, and rudder configurations--in short--anything to
> do with the rudder/steering system.
> You see we had a little mishap here in the Great Lakes. Our boat
> broke off its mooring during a severe storm and landed on a beach
> about a mile downwind. She was muscled off the next day, but there
> appears to be some damage to the rudder/steering system, possibly a
> bent rudder shaft, as she is VERY hard to steer. We have looked and
> are aware that the rudder stops have been bent--probably as the
> rudder was banged about, but other damage we cannot determine until
> we haul her out of the water. Other than the steering, the boat
> actually is one tough boat and is none the worse for wear. Amid all
> the banging on the beach, nothing down below was dislodged. When we
> finally retreived the boat she was sitting at about a 45* angle and
> she looked just fine. The only problem so far discovered is the
> difficulty steering. SO we are looking for the drawings to make
> copies of that will help us fix the steering system. The more
> detailed the information, the better our fix will be.
> As a loyal follower of this list I seem to recall some discussions
> earlier (years ago maybe) of rudders being rebuilt, bushings etc
> replaced and how people did all this work, fiberglass repair in this
> area etc. We now have a need to know all this and are hopeful that
> we can pick the collective brains of the group for some assistance.
> It will be a lengthy winter project. Any and all ideas are helpful,
> especially from those of you out there who have made these repairs in
> the past.
> We are hull # 135, bulit in 1976.
> We thank you all in advance and look forward to hearing from you
> Most sincerely, Jack and Crissie Staats in Horton Bay Michigan on
> Lake Charlevoix.