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Jim Conlin

Member Since 08 Jul 2008
Offline Last Active Oct 15 2015 01:45 AM

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In Topic: My topping lift broke - at the top of the mast!

09 September 2015 - 01:34 AM

Said 15 year old should not know any lawyers.

In Topic: Your Favorite Rudder Shaft Lubricant

09 September 2015 - 01:29 AM

Mine has a couple of zerk fittings (McMaster) and I grease it every couple of years.

In Topic: Winch mounting

20 August 2015 - 02:21 AM

Typical of first-generation Pearson boats.  They were tall vs. their length and tended to work against the coamings.

The Concordia design, with longer footing, held up better.large_048_003_1200x900.jpg


winchbase.jpgAnother option is the bronze winch tables.  Available from Spartan Marine.


McMaster sells long stainless flat head machine screws.

In Topic: Stiff Wichard Quick Release Shackle

16 July 2015 - 02:31 AM

Try polishing the tip of the gate link so the spring slides more smoothly.

In Topic: Tiller Shaft Keyway

14 June 2015 - 01:22 PM

Titanium bolt?