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post #19 of Old 06-01-2012
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Re: swing keel problem

Attached is a picture of my keel measurements before my repairs, then during the repairs a steel bottom was installed. The cable fitting came off last weekend & I had to go thru the effort of keel removal again! What a PITA ! Where the keel strikes the forward part of the keel slot on the hull I mounted a 3/8 thick piece of nylon as the wood I used last time got gouged. The cable was otherwise in perfect shape.
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File Type: jpg Swing Keel Orig.jpg (48.2 KB, 18 views)
File Type: jpg Swing Keel Steel 2.jpg (46.3 KB, 15 views)

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