SailNet Community - View Single Post - cutlass bearing replacement 31
View Single Post
post #7 of Old 03-29-2010
JohnRPollard
Moderator
 
JohnRPollard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Chesapeake
Posts: 5,680
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Some time ago, a Crealock 34 owner, Dave Pomerantz, posted detailed instructions on how he replaced the cutless bearing on his boat. He did not drop the rudder, but was able to extract the old and install the new bearing with everything in place. As far as I know, the procedure would be identical for a C31.

You might be able to search in the archives to find Dave's post.

On longevity, I'm surprised to hear Steve needs a new bearing already. Maybe ours was replaced at some point by a previous owner (although I found no indication in the maintenance records), but we've never had to replace it.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Pacific Seacraft Crealock 31 #62

NEVER CALLS CRUISINGDAD BACK....CAN"T TAKE THE ACCENT
JohnRPollard is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome