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Old 11-02-2011
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Barry's right. Getting the rudder back in can be a bear. I've found a small bottle jack works wonders. You can raise the rudder slowly under complete control. Last time I did it this way entirely on my own. Jacked it into position and then went up to put the bolt into the top fitting.
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