Rudder bearing - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 04-14-2003
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
lee_1999 is on a distinguished road
Rudder bearing

I have been checking out the rudder bearing and seal on my 1964 S&S Rainbow 24'' sloop and was wondering how much play is acceptable on the rudder shaft/bearing? I can grab hold of the rudder and move it some. But, how do you determine how much is too much? Does the fit have to be tight enough not to leak? I realize there''s a seal (rubber hose) to prevent water from filling the bilge.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Building a New Ruuder Armchairprotest Gear & Maintenance 16 12-06-2009 10:15 PM
Building a Rudder Newport 30 Armchairprotest Gear & Maintenance 5 04-07-2009 01:11 PM
Rudder repair, blister & more Burnsy Gear & Maintenance 0 03-07-2004 06:46 PM
Tayana 37 Rudder Assembly srubin General Discussion (sailing related) 0 12-03-2001 07:11 AM
cracked rudder aasault Gear & Maintenance 0 10-10-2001 03:30 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:58 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.