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post #11 of Old 05-05-2012 Thread Starter
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Re: swing keel problem

i feel your pain man , i know what a sick to your stomach feeling that is .
the next time you get the boat in the water you should install a set of
rails like i did down the middle .if the boat keel gets between those rails
there is no way the swing keel can ever slip down again ..

one guy bob i think talked about epoxying two pieces of 3/4" plywood
togther and then fiberglassing it to make a new keel ..

also inspect your swing keel pivot bolt , when i pulled mine out i found
some severe corrisoion

ok spirit owners modify your trailers so you dont end up like us .

S/V Erin Go Bragh
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