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Thanks Northeaster. I've managed to reproduce the problem with the cable disconnected and yes, it's a cone clutch design (or so I'm told). I'm not equipped to take it apart at the moment but will look for someone along the way (Grenada to St. Maarten) who can help with that.
Try the guys at the Boatyard in Tyrell Bay, Carriacou if you're not already past there.
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