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186Re: [j4x-owners-group] Replacing Lewmar windlass on J/42

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  • paullever@verizon.net
    Apr 2, 2010
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      If it is 5200, then try Anti-bond, it does work.


      Apr 2, 2010 05:13:36 PM, j4x-owners-group@yahoogroups.com 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
      >no luck.
      > Any suggestions??
      > thx
      > Bernie
      > J/42 Amigo VI

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