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Subject: Re: Sailer 23 General Advice

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Date Posted: 11:45:04 13/02/2008 Wed
In reply to: Ariel of Pool 's message, "Sailer 23 General Advice" on 23:10:47 10/02/2008 Sun

>On a wider issue, I think that this weakening has been
>caused because there is some play in the rudder. This
>is being caused because the hole in this lower pintle
>(which the metal rudder post goes through) seems to
>have widened - which means the rudder 'thunks' around.

I would get it fixed. It will only get worst, will worry you and is generally disconcerting. A local stainless steel fabricated could probably weld a washer or plate to the exisitng fitting is replacement is difficult and/or expensive.

Good luck with the boat, by the way. Where are you keeping her?


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Re: Sailer 23 General AdviceIan11:50:22 13/02/2008 Wed
    Re: Sailer 23 General AdviceDavid Cooper (Hopeful)13:34:16 13/02/2008 Wed

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