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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread New Project Questions.
    Use a nice wood stain then finish with spar varnish. Aluminum rudder cheeks show up on EBay once in a while, usually not any more...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread New sail for my Sunfish.
    Dacron is the successor to Nylon. Lasts much longer but not as much stretch as Nylon. Perfect for Sunfish. Go sailing late in the day...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread rudder bushings.
    You have only to evoke the holy hardware fastener name of McMaster-Carr and all fastener wishes will be answered. Go to google and...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread rudder bushings.
    You can find them at the hardware store for about a dollar each.
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    The deck is not flat. You need the screws to curve the port ring to the deck.
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Finishing up my 1983 Sunfish.
    That or the wrong springs. Ever take a spring to the hardware store and try to match it? I don't think it happens often. Like any...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Finishing up my 1983 Sunfish.
    Can't tell with just a picture. There should be plastic fender washers between the grudgen and wood rudder at the pivot bolt. Same...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Prepping hull to repaint.
    Here are the Marine TopCoat Directions. . . BARE FIBERGLASS - The entire surface, regardless of age, must be thoroughly washed with a...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Finishing up my 1983 Sunfish.
    You would need to sand with something thinner than the daggerboard. I've had epoxy beads after a repair and the daggerboard got wedged...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Finishing up my 1983 Sunfish.
    DON'T remove the metal trim, not only does it protect the fiberglass flange, it's cost is worth as much as the boat. If you do remove...
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    There's space between the dagger board trunk and tub but it is a bit of a reach. The port in the cockpit is easier as Sailflow...
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    It will work for a while but eventually loosen without the stress being distributed by a backing plate. If you put in the inspection...
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