753Re: [j4x-owners-group] Harken MKII roller furler and rod rigging question
- Oct 22, 2012I also contacted Harken and received a response at the advice of
another list member. The answer is to tighten the locking collar up
(counter-clockwise) against the rod end receiver so it can't turn.
On 10/22/12, Wayne Cassady <wcassady@...> wrote:
> I have contacted Harken directly many times with questions like this and
> their technical people are very good. I will send a link.
> On 10/20/2012 12:12 PM, Frank Flannery wrote:
>> I have the Harken MKII roller furler on my J-40. Recently, it was
>> behaving strangely, so I dissasembled it to find out what was going
>> on. What I discovered is that the "bronze locking collar" inside the
>> "torque tube" was loose.
>> The manual I found is vague as to whether to tighten the bronze
>> locking collar counterclockwise, so that it locks against the aluminum
>> tube above that the rod head is inside of, or to tight it clockwise so
>> that it tightens something internally I can't see.
>> Can anyone clarify?
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