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post #23 of Old 07-05-2011 Thread Starter
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Rippy - still working on the locking pin. I think I might try to find a threaded brass rod based on some of the threads I read off the Cal 21 site. We had a session in applied math trying to determine where the locking pin hole should be drilled. Before re-fiberglassing there were large holes in this area so we didnt know what was right and fiberglassed it all in. We know that last summer we were sailing with the keel over extended and not locked! So we tried to determine the angle of the keel shaft and then only drilled out one side based on a sketch from the keel and based on the specs. When we do the first launch we will test how well we did on lining up the hole and probably end up a little wet trying to determine where the lead is horizontal.
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