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by Fintra
Wed September 13th, 2017, 8:41 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Seized rudder stock
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: Seized rudder stock

Rudder removed by cutting the bottom bracket away and much manipulation. Turns out.... no bearings at all. Just a galvanised stock rusted up in a galvanised tube.
by Fintra
Fri September 8th, 2017, 4:24 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: Seized rudder stock
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Seized rudder stock

I am currently struggling to release a seized rudder stock in my Eventide 24. Much heat and brute force have failed to shift it. The links below show the arrangement. The installation dates from the late 60's, and I'm not clear on how the bearing and mounts are arranged. Before I take the next step,...
by Fintra
Tue August 23rd, 2011, 8:18 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Conversion to gaff rig - 24' E
Replies: 0
Views: 4144

Conversion to gaff rig - 24' E

I'm considering converting my current bermudan rigged 24' Eventide to gaff cutter. I have the original Ratsey and Lapthorn sails from the mid 60's. Has anyone any thoughts on this? How do I start to plan this? She is tabernacle stepped wooden mast with wire standing rigging that is all due replaceme...

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