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Yngmar

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Re: What is your best improvement on the boat and why?
« Reply #50 on: July 26 2019, 08:18 »
Thanks Jeff!
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Atlantica

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Re: What is your best improvement on the boat and why?
« Reply #51 on: July 27 2019, 19:12 »
I’ve sent notes on my fridge insulation to those asking. It’s a bit long, so if anyone else is interested, let me know.
Chill

I would like to have your notes too. Thank's a lot in advance!
Cheers,
Juha
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kavok

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Re: What is your best improvement on the boat and why?
« Reply #52 on: July 31 2019, 23:22 »
I’ve sent notes on my fridge insulation to those asking. It’s a bit long, so if anyone else is interested, let me know.
Chill

Yes Chill, I am very interested about insulation.
Angelo

kavok

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Re: What is your best improvement on the boat and why?
« Reply #53 on: August 14 2019, 21:58 »
Modified rudder top bearing plate.


Due to a banging noise from rudder on my Cruiser 40 2008 twin wheels. The  upper rudder bearing aluminium plate slip sideways due to the elongate holes. The two stop screws are not efficient when movements came from rudder (when load was reversed on the rudder.), I changed these two Parker little screws with through 6 mm bolts and nuts. Also I  add up an down two big aluminum custom washers  8 mm thickness, bolted whith six 6 mm bolts ad nut. All side movements are now impossible. I also changed the two bearings with new Jefa roller bearings and adjusted chains tension not too loose not too tight. Now sensibility and lightness windward are excellent.