cal 39 keel bolts please help! - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 02-09-2009 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: s. florida
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
cal 39 keel bolts please help!

Hi I own a 1971 Cal 39' . I think its time to replace the keel bolts. I was told the keel is mounted to the bottom of the hull with kind of a " I beam " and you can actually remove the nuts from the inside of the boat one at a time and with a sledge hammer drive the bolt down through and it will break through the fairing from underneath and you can replace them one at a time then refair back over them once you have done them all. A guy who said he owned a 1971 cal 39 told me this was how he replaced his. Any info would greatly help I cant find any info on this at all on the web.
thanks,
Ryan
captainrd is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 04-06-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Send a message via Yahoo to wayngillikin
Cal 39 Keel bolts

I may Lapworth's original drawings for the 39. It may be the same as yours. Contact me at wayne at proteanmethods dot com.
wayngillikin is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 3 Old 04-07-2009
Member
 
coldsteel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
I have a 1973 Cal T4 and I am pretty sure that the Keel Bolts have never been replaced. I have taken up the floor and looked at the bolts and they look OK to me. I am having her hauled out in June to have the bottom painted; do I need to replace the keel bolts at that time?
coldsteel is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dropping the Keel matt2 Gear & Maintenance 13 02-06-2009 10:11 PM
My First Boat...Boat Term Question... Kacper General Discussion (sailing related) 38 09-23-2008 06:52 PM
reducing keel/adding fin? abacosol Gear & Maintenance 9 07-01-2007 09:32 PM
Keel Bolt Repairs Don Casey Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 11-10-2003 07:00 PM
Keel Bolt Concerns Don Casey Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 10-12-2003 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome