Name: Bill Davis
Keel cable repair complete
I got lucky, I guess.
Keel cable busted, and keel pivot bolt bent like heck, I was able to support the front of the keel with two bottle jacks straddling the trailer tongue, with a 2X8 on top. I replaced the keel cable (put in a new braking winch as well), and while the front of keel was supported with the jacks and new cable, was able to get the bent pin out, and a new one inserted. Left old bushings in, and added one more. Just spent four days sailing (B.E.E.R. Cruise in Pensacola), and all worked like a charm. Thanks for all the helpful advice, and the parts from Gene.
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