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  1. Painting Cleats!

    Gear & Maintenance
    Does anyone have experience painting cleats? I have several cleats on my deck that were painted (original factory paint I assume) but are now scaling off. I'm assuming some of these original Pearson cleats are coated bronze. What paint holds up to rope friction?
  2. Replacement Hardware

    Gear & Maintenance
    I am trying to replace two cleats that are connected to the mast and that I am currently using to tie off the main and jib halyards. My boat is a 1963 O'Day Rhodes 19 (couldn't be happier with the boat). The cleats are very small (about 2.5"s) and I can't find anything online smaller than 4"...
  3. Suggestions for Cleat re-mounting

    Gear & Maintenance
    Looking for some assistance on what it will take to repair the clam cleats on my boat. I'm a relatively new owner of a US Yacht Buccaneer 18 (1982). It is in reasonable shape, but the cleats for the jib sail, located on the center board trunk, are coming loose. Both of them will rise off the...
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