SailNet Community - View Single Post - steering cable tension
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 05-30-2013
deniseO30's Avatar
deniseO30 deniseO30 is offline
Move over Joan Rivers!
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Bristol pa
Posts: 5,881
Thanks: 51
Thanked 72 Times in 64 Posts
Rep Power: 9
deniseO30 will become famous soon enough deniseO30 will become famous soon enough
Re: steering cable tension

About 4 yrs ago we removed the rudder in my boat to access the shaft prop and cutlless bearing. When it was all back in I had go in and do the the lovely greasy job of putting the cables back on; and made them too tight LOL. Even though there was new grease in the rudder tube it was still sort of tight. Finally last year LOL I got in there and loosened the cable as Dog ship suggests it's been fine ever since.
__________________
Denise, Bristol PA, Oday 30. On Tidal Delaware River, Anchor Yacht Club. New Website!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

my current "project"!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook