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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By sailorgirl31
Re: Fiberglass buildup around rudder stuffing box

Hi Denise
Thank you
I thought about that too but then that makes the stuffing box even more encased and tough to access should I need to repack it. I think there's no avoiding grinding away the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By sailorgirl31
Re: Fiberglass buildup around rudder stuffing box

Thanks svHyLyte,
I was afraid of that. I was preparing to have to do that but hoping not to. The area is very difficult to get to as it's under the cockpit and only accessible through a lazarette....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By sailorgirl31
Re: Fiberglass buildup around rudder stuffing box

Thanks for your reply. It's wet because I took the pic after I sprayed it with Blaster to remove some of the rust. I'll try what you suggest. Should I spray water up the rudder shaft from below to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By sailorgirl31
Re: Fiberglass buildup around rudder stuffing box

Here's one pic. The other uploads failed. I'll keep trying.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By sailorgirl31
Fiberglass buildup around rudder stuffing box

Hi Everyone
I recently "finished" the restoration of a 67 Allied Greenwich 24. It is a full keel cast as part of the boat, not bolted on the bottom. The keel is the bilge. I put it in the water for...
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