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Forum: Florida & SE US East Coast   12-19-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,629
Posted By Dixie Chicken
Re: Lake Norman

To Mr. Biology
Hi, I have a 27 Catalina, and thinking of moving to Lake Norman.
Never been there, so any info would be greatly appreciated.
I'm looking to rent a boat trailer, and will need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,643
Posted By Dixie Chicken
Re: Can I reuse brass hanks?

well it worked... hahaha.... someone had said to gently heat the bronze jib hanks in a previous thread... since they are attached to the sail, no way was I going to use a torch on them... so I heated...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 3,643
Posted By Dixie Chicken
Re: Can I reuse brass hanks?

gentle heat will work, tried one without heat, and it snapped, then heated up some water in a pan to almost boiling, then put the hank in and let sit for a couple of minutes... it came right off with...
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