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Old 03-12-2013
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Re: Spirit 23 Swing Keel Cable Mod Dwg

Swing keels are great...if the cable is routed correctly. I've always said this cable routing is the only poor design of this boat. I try not to take the quick fix approach to repairing boats, they will get you back, always! In your case in point, if you had of cleaned the barnacles off when the swing keel was out, you wouldn't have such problems now. It's just the way it goes. When I'm off of my main element (land) re: sea or air, I make damn sure ALL the mechanicals are 100% I don't want to be stuck on the water anytime. (in air your never stuck if you know what I mean! LOL)
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