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post #8 of Old 08-31-2008
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As Still said, it's probably slopping side to side and will need new bushings next time you haul out. It's not a huge job.

If you can get access to the top of the case with the board down, you could push a wedge (cheap rubber door-stops are ideal) either side of the plate as a temporary measure whilst sailing and sleeping - but don't forget to pull them out before trying to raise it again.

Bear in mind that a banging keel it's not only noisy but slow (you won't be winning any races with the board flopping around).

Cameron

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