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Forum: Tanzer   06-05-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,882
Posted By grant64
Thumbs up Re: rudder failure?

Thank you and that is what I did. Tapped for soundness. All good and I set in furnace room for a month to dry out. Ground down lip/ridge around outside edge where two sides joined to create a flat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-06-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By grant64
Re: Rudder damage - urgent advice needed

You are correct smurphny - I have no experience here and may be getting in over my head. Think I will sand down to fibreglass and lay fibreglass strips with epoxy along the edges. I have drilled...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By grant64
Re: Rudder repair

1. To split a rudder do you simply take a cutting saw and run around the edges?
Stem part of rudder has obvious seam but leading edge is not so distinct and it seems more difficult to keep a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By grant64
Re: Rudder damage - urgent advice needed

To Graham O : very interested in what repairs are made to your rudder. If time allows, please update your progress - I am interested in what is done and how.

To Smurphny: I really didn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-02-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By grant64
Re: Gibsea 43' Rudder Rebuild/Replace Help

Thanks JonB - will drill later today and check for rust.

glen
Forum: Tanzer   11-01-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,882
Posted By grant64
rudder failure?

Hauled Tanzer 27 almost two weeks ago. Water is running out from seam along leading edge of rudder below water level mark and from aft stem of rudder above water level mark. Thought I would glass the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-01-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By grant64
Re: Rudder damage - urgent advice needed

So. I have a 1986 Tanzer 27 hauled out two weeks ago. Water is still running out along the seam of the rudder. It sounds like I need to open it up to check core???? How do I look inside for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-01-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By grant64
Re: Gibsea 43' Rudder Rebuild/Replace Help

I have a rudder that is leaking water at the seam both on the bevelled leading edge and also on the blunt squared edge at back of rudder above the water line. I plan to glass them over and am okay...
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