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Forum: Newport   06-16-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By dasnider
How to pull prop shaft?

Anyone know any tricks for pulling the shaft on an N30? I loosened the setscrews but the shaft is stuck tight in the flange; I tried heating the flange but it still won't come out. I'm replacing the...
Forum: Newport   06-16-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By dasnider
I hauled her yesterday and pulled the rudder: it'...

I hauled her yesterday and pulled the rudder: it' snot barnacales, unfortunately! The bottom of the rudder tube - where the bottom bushing goes into the hull - is chewed up somewhat. The top bushing...
Forum: Newport   06-16-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By dasnider
Thanks for all the recommendations. I had...

Thanks for all the recommendations. I had wire-brushed away the corrosion from a couple of the THs when I bought the boat 3 years ago and it looked a bit pinkish, so I was planning on replacing them....
Forum: Newport   06-16-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,486
Posted By dasnider
Great, that tells me what I want to know - my...

Great, that tells me what I want to know - my weeping thruhulls probably didn't cause any problem with the core, since there isn't one!

Thanks,

-Dave
Forum: Newport   03-28-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By dasnider
Newport 30 Thru-hull replacement

Anyone replaced the TH's on a Newport 30 (MKIII)? Mine are the originals from '82 and although I replaced the old plastic valves, I think it's time to replace the TH's themselves. Looks like they're...
Forum: Newport   03-28-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By dasnider
Rudder repair

I've got an 82 MKIII with a noisy rudder - groans when I turn the wheel, esp. when there's more resistance eg. in a stiff breeze. Seems to be coming from the rudder shaft, not the steering gear...
Forum: Newport   03-28-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,486
Posted By dasnider
Newport 30 hull construction?

Were the Newport 30s built with solid hulls or cored?
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