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post #9 of Old 06-27-2014 Thread Starter
jwir3
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Re: Keel Locking Bolt Problem

Hi just practicing:

No, I haven't found a solution yet. Basically, what's happening is that when the keel is down, I can put the bolt all the way through the hole in the hull for locking, but then can raise the keel. Thus, its apparently not going through the keel and the hull, just the hull.

I've tried pushing on it with my feet while in the water to try to push it fully down. No joy. I think I'm going to get it on a drydock later this summer to see if I can diagnose the problem further.
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