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post #11 of 13 Old 08-03-2012
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Re: Roller Furler Repair

i had trouble with my harken. turns out 2 set screws on bottom unit had backed out and entire system had slipped down. 3$ fix and seems like harken is known for this happening. might want to check this out.
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Re: Roller Furler Repair

The cost of bearing replacement may be quite expensive, and that's if you can find replacement bearings. You may want to replace it with an Alado system, which I did several years ago. Very easy to furl and maintenance free. Go to Alado Nautica USA Reefing and Roller Furling Systems Home Page

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Re: Roller Furler Repair

I built my entire furler for under $100, and it has no bearings to fail. I have been using this type since 1982, with no failures.

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