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Savlage yard Search - Swing keel '75 28.5 irwin

I have a 1975 28.5 Irwin Mark iV in SE Florida. At some point a few months ago, my swing keel detached itself and went on its own merry journey. Does anyone know of any salvage yards in the area where I might try to locate a replacement? Or any other potential ideas as to getting a suitable replacement. Having a new one manufactured costs more than she is worth right now. That said, she's too good a vessel to give up on.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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Wickford marine consignment may be a long shot but they have tons of used equip., R.I. and Ct. locations

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There is also a big outfit in Florida but I cant recall there name...some one will shortly Im sure.
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While i guess you might find one i would focus on getting a line drawing of it and look into having one cut in steel

I have no idea how complex the shape was but i would think only the pivot hole has any real need for being all that perfect
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