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post #7 of Old 11-10-2008
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Most machine shops have a hydraulic press. For a few sheckles you can have them straighten the rudder post to within the specs for your vessel.
Have done this a couple of times. But be sure that that rudder post is mag fluxed for any cracks. Because if there are cracks it is either welding or replacement time.

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