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    Sunfish upgrade parts, frp daggerboard, practice sail, more

    Thanks for the kind words and glad you like the parts! You really meet the nicest people sailing :)
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    Sunfish upgrade parts, frp daggerboard, practice sail, more

    Awesome and thanks, glad you like them!
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    Sunfish upgrade parts, frp daggerboard, practice sail, more

    Thanks Chris! Shipped out today.
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    Sunfish upgrade parts, frp daggerboard, practice sail, more

    Thanks, I sent you email.
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    Sunfish upgrade parts, frp daggerboard, practice sail, more

    Edit: only have left the wheel axle kit and the cam matic, everything else is sold. Thanks guys! The first stuff is priced shipped, if you want multiple items I will combine shipping and quote a price. Small stuff ask if you're interested or can be combined with shipped items of course...
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    77 Sunfish and trailer

    77 Alcort Sunfish in good condition, fully rigged and ready to put in the water. Has some okay repairs done by previous owner that are to a flat section of the hull. Has a spot on the edge trim where something hit the hull. Lots of work done and upgrades, we sailed her last weekend. Trailer is...
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    Wanted: Sunfish with Trailer in Pennsylvania

    I am around hershey, nice 77 sunfish and roadworthy trailer. Lots of work done, lmk if you're interested.
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    Quick release binder bolt

    I just got one of these from Intensity. Looks like zinc and also the threads are about a half inch too long so I cut them off flush. Planning to spray some galvanizing on it when I have a minute.
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    Thanks that is a great link and I did something similar with less wood and maybe I'll add some ballast to the trailer (maybe pvc pipes with sand or something?) but I think this will get me going for now. Hopefully tomorrow we will road test the concept and see how it actually works and if...
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    Idiot owner (leak)

    You're past this but a very easy way to leak test is use a shop vac on exhaust. To avoid too much air is easy. Use about two feet of medium size vinyl tube. Stick the tube up the vacuum hose a foot or so and loosely tape it with duct tape so the hose leaks. Now stick the vinyl tube in the drain...
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    Thanks that was a very timely response - I was right next to a dollar store and they had the noodles. I called two places and one didn't sound like they wanted to mess with the springs. The other guy said in salt water the springs don't last and said they snap when they go. Said he didn't...
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    That's a cool spring setup. No idea if there's anyone here who could do that. I cut the second leaf off the new springs and they seem better when I bounce on it. Thinking of doing some long bunks that are curved to support the boat better. Also saw a post where the guy used foam pool noodles to...
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    Thanks Alan yes the pictures show the extent of the damage better than you can see due to the angle. I think I found some springs online that will work. I will send you a message about the handle too that sounds good. I was looking at your idea about taping off the daggerboard trunk and using...
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    Thanks for your help - that's encouraging. A freeze plug sounds good because the list of stuff is growing. The trailer bearings are well shot and the leaf springs are questionable. I think since they're rated for 500 lbs each they are maybe okay but the shackles on the leaves are going and...
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    77 Sunfish and a few questions

    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum so I figured I'd introduce myself and post a few pictures. We bought the boat from some folks who bought it new and it seems in pretty good shape, has some dings and such from getting knocked over and my son thinks we are missing the block for the rigging. My main...
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