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  • Gary Noble
    I would assume that drawings could be gotten from Jeremy Lines, CN volunteer achivist. Gary NobleĀ  ________________________________ From: alveng
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 26, 2012
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      I would assume that drawings could be gotten from Jeremy Lines, CN volunteer achivist. Gary Noble 

      From: alveng <torbjorn@...>
      To: campernicholson@yahoogroups.com
      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.

      Torbjorn Alveng

      --- In campernicholson@yahoogroups.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
      > soon.
      >
      > Most sincerely, Jack and Crissie Staats in Horton Bay Michigan on
      > Lake Charlevoix.
      >



    • MarkH
      Where are you on the Great Lakes? We are CN 58 Ketch in Muskegon Michigan.
      Message 2 of 8 , Mar 28, 2012
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        Where are you on the Great Lakes? We are CN 58 Ketch in Muskegon Michigan.
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