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Forum: Islander   12-17-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 6,722
Posted By sailho
Compresion post repaired

Finally finished the compresion post repair. Took the better part of a day. I loosened the turn buckles, and jacked the mast up.The compresion post came out of the floor easily (no rot at all). I...
Forum: Islander   11-28-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By sailho
Thanks, 121

I will take a look at the West system for sure. Thanks for the direction
Forum: Islander   11-27-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 6,089
Posted By sailho
Thanks

Thanks for the info. I feel a whole lot better hearing that it has been done before.
Forum: Islander   11-26-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By sailho
Great, thanks for the info Paul

Great, thanks for the info Paul
Forum: Islander   11-26-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 6,089
Posted By sailho
Thanks for the reply Phil. My boat is a 11979 I28...

Thanks for the reply Phil. My boat is a 11979 I28 as well. The sole is plywood, and the problem is identical to what you described. We do not have crane or dry dock service back yet so I'm trying to...
Forum: Islander   11-26-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 6,089
Posted By sailho
Thanks for the reply

GIULIETTA,

Yeah it looks like the plywood sole was softer than the compression post, and it "crushed" into the sole. There is no sign of rot at all. As far as the make up of the compression...
Forum: Islander   11-22-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,924
Posted By sailho
Mine too

I have recently purchased an Islander 28 with a siliar problem. I have not addressed this issue yet. When I learn something I will share it with you for sure.
Hit me...
Forum: Islander   11-09-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 6,089
Posted By sailho
Compression post issue

I recently purchased a 1979 Islander 28. The comression post has sank / crushed into the floor.It has dorped a little over a half an inch. I was thinking of letting the turnbuckles out to realease...
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