186Re: [j4x-owners-group] Replacing Lewmar windlass on J/42
- Apr 2, 2010If it is 5200, then try Anti-bond, it does work.
Apr 2, 2010 05:13:36 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Has anyone attempted to remove and reinstall or replace their windlass? Mine
>still works but is severly corroding and starting to make whining noises. I have
>removed the nuts off the 4 bolts with no trouble but can not remove the bolts.
>The deck housing has probably been sealed with 5200 making the job very difficult.
> I have also tried working from below deck but there is no straight-on access to
>the bolts. I have tried forcing putty knives between the deck and the units but
> Any suggestions??
> J/42 Amigo VI
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