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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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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread First time on the water.
    Aluminum spar does not provide much friction to keep the wraps from turning. Try a few extra wraps around to increase friction area. I...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread First time on the water.
    I have a van so I keep the back hatch flipped up. You really need to see the back of of trailer at all times backing up. If you vehicle...
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    Just like the Minimax and Minimost, designed to take advantage of 4 x 8 plywood sheets. Anyone care to list any additional '4 X 8'...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Sunfish in water.
    After power washing and drying out you'll have a decent hull. The price is exactly what it's worth so you could buy it, clean it up and...
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    Yitch, poor design to start with. With all the stress cracks I'd grind the gel coat away, fiberglass over the hole and redrill for a...
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    Webfoot1 replied to the thread Building a new Daggerboard.
    As we always say, "Pound for pound, wood is stronger than steel!"
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