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    (continued) Using all of my force I couldn't get my spar in or out. It's also important to note...

    (continued) Using all of my force I couldn't get my spar in or out. It's also important to note that my step was 1/4" (6.5mm) wider than others. Is it possible that the steps of my '96 and the '00 were worn down just from regular use? Or are there noticeable variances in the step from year to...
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    I have a '96 Olympic boat in pretty nice condition, but the step has issues. When measuring the...

    I have a '96 Olympic boat in pretty nice condition, but the step has issues. When measuring the rake I noticed some dramatic differences between my boat and others. After measuring a 2000 Vanguard I found that I'm 1.27cm aft, using the same spar. My mast has APS wear strips that are supposedly...
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    Rudder Gudgeon Hole Spacing

    I was replacing old oxidized gudgeons just for esthetics. I opted against filling and re-drilling. Instead I wet sanded and polished the old chalky gudgeons back to shiny blue. Then I switched to the vang to try out a quick pin that my friend gave me. It fit perfectly in the new vang, but...
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    Rudder Gudgeon Hole Spacing

    Did you buy it recently? Did it have any markings? "Holt Allen", "Nautos Allen"? It seems that Nautos might be the only manufacturer or gudgeons today and they clearly don't fit. The 2 outer holes on port and starboard match my older gudgeon, but the distance between the holes on either side...
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    Rudder Gudgeon Hole Spacing

    Correct. "Made in England" and original to the boat is '96.
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    Rudder Gudgeon Hole Spacing

    Has anyone had an issue replacing older oxidized plastic gudgeons with newer ones? I have a '96 with OEM gudgeons stamped with "Made in New England" and the hole spacing doesn't match the new ones from Nautos. They think I'm nuts and have none Laser gudgeons installed, but I know they were...
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    Is there a way to sort listing by the date they were posted?

    Is there a way to sort listing by the date they were posted?
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