Thanks for the update and details. The conversion looks great. I wasn't sure if the tiller steering tied into the existing steering quadrant somehow. Glad to know it bolts directly to the rudder post.
Keep posting your project, it's great to see the upgrades you're making.
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- Wed Nov 23, 2022 10:02 am
- Forum: Projects
- Topic: Refit and Modifications to a Cape Dory 36
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Nice modifications. Can you post some more pics of the wheel to tiller conversion. How does the tiller tie into the rudder post? Very interested in following along as you continue the mods.
I agree and would like to do 1/4 all around. I'll have to check the upper and lowers to see what size clevis pins they are using on the mast connection and if a swage fitting for their sizes can accommodate a 1/4in wire.
This is a picture of the forestay integrated with the anchor roller. Wondering if this is strong enough to drill out from 7/16th to 1/2 inch. Not sure if the top of the mast would be able to accept a 1/4 inch wire.
Hi James and thank you for the welcome. I measured the stays and came up with 7/32 for the forestay and backstay. The uppers and lowers are 3/16. The forestay clevis pin measured 7/16. The forestay chainplate is welded into a piece that includes the anchor roller. Is it okay to drill the clevis pin ...
Hi All, I don't see a place to introduce myself, so I'll start here and also introduce my boat. My name is Craig and I purchased a Bristol 29.9 CB keel last summer. I sail out of Rock Hall. MD on the Chesapeake Bay. Found this site through a youtube channel and am hoping to learn more about how and ...