[Rhodes22-list] Thinking Ahead

chrissailorman at gmail.com chrissailorman at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 00:07:05 EDT 2016

Wouldn't do it. That joint is below waterline. Probably have a bad block. To properly seal after that cut may prove to be a problem. Take a day, beach the boat then have at it. I completely redid mine. Call me if you want some insight and advice. I may also still have detailed photos I could send you. 
Chris Greco

There is always just one way, the right way!

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> On Aug 10, 2016, at 7:48 PM, Joe Camp via Rhodes22-list <rhodes22-list at rhodes22.org> wrote:
> Hello fellow R-22 Sailors:
>      I have had problems with the pennant fro my centerboard lift:  Sometimes works. Other times, jams when lowering.  I want to take it all apart after the season, and I realized that in order to gain access to the blocks beneath the companionway step, I need to remove the entire setee.  The lazy fixer in me says that I should be able to make a cut that makes it easy to remove only the step portion to get to the enclosure for the blocks which is on the keel line.  Can I do this?  I have fished the list without success.  I can't believe that Stan would not have made this access easier... unless there were a reason not to do so.  Tell me what I don't know. 
>      Can I make this renegade cut, right about the edge of the cushion, and make the step into the cabin its own removable piece?  This way, I could see what's mucking up my block and tackle.  There is also a school of thought that  says, "you don't need the block & tackle, as the center board is only seventy pounds." WHAT ABOUT THAT?  Thanks y'all.
> Joe Camp
> s/v John Dawson
> Bohemia River, MD
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