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Re: Ridgid Boom Vang Stuck

It is NOT a Garhauer. The Garhauer is all s/s.
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Can you explain how to get apart and repair profurl kicker. I have a broken rigid profurl bang. Thanks....
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Re: Ridgid Boom Vang Stuck

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are you sure it has an internal spring ? i have a profurl vang which has a gas spring ( a cylinder with a piston inside and the nitrogen gas is under pressure of about 450 psi. it takes that much to hold the boom up at 87 degrees so the in boom furling will work properly. i rebuilt it and installed a new gas cylinder. profurl told me they were not repairable, so i repaired it.
Please tell me how to repair profurl vang I have same problem. Thanks.. Mike
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