41Re: Rudder Bearing J42
- Jul 21, 2008Paul,
The boat was built in Aug 2000 and I've got something more than 11K
miles on the odometer including a trip to Bermuda and the BVIs.
The rudder's been hanging up since launch this spring and getting
worse. This last weekend I disconnected the wheel steering to use the
emergency tiller, eliminating the wheel as a possible source of the
problem. Hopefully tomorrow I'll be able to see for sure and can let
I did read the write up on Eos Thanks,
-- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Paul Lever <paullever@...>
> How long did the Jefa bearing on your boat last? I'm hauling
> to drop the rudder on my J/37 to inspect the Jefa bearings. If youreplacement.
> didn't see it, here's some additional info on J-boat bearing
> http://www.jcruiser.org/37/Eos/eos_rudder_bearing_replacement.htmhave a
> At 12:38 PM 7/21/2008, dc1reg wrote:
> >I'm about to have "Maine Sail" (hull #48) hauled with lower rudder
> >bearing problems. I've read the detailed discription of the bearing
> >replacement on "Jaywalker" and the J40 posts on this site.
> >I believe my boat was built with the Jefa bearing but Edson may
> >replacement as well. Anyone else had replacement experience thatmight
> >be helpful please let me know.
> >Diok Greene
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