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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Quote Originally Posted by wowswitch View Post
    we turned a piece of alum for line up... i don't have the bearing yet!
    Ahh good for you.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Quote Originally Posted by jackster View Post
    "... good enough for now."
    Yea, that paint job represents a GIGANTIC effort!!
    Pat your self on the back!!
    I'm sure
    WILETIE is bustin' her buttons!
    its what we call a 20 footer paint job!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Best seen in the dark.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Today we have set the new shaft strut in place with epoxy and tomorrow we will bed in with sikaflex with bolts.
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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    IMG_6139.jpgand i have the original name on from 1927 "WILETIE"
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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    With the state of that strut make sure you check out any other fittings below the waterline. Galvanic corrosion rarely affects only one fitting! I've had a through hull snap off from galvanic corrosion. I'm sure you know this but worth stating for the record!

    Truly gorgeous boat and it looks like you're doing right by her. Very heartening to see.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Yes we checked all the through hull and all have been replaced, that strut looks like it had been on the boat many years... and here is a good side picture i took yesterday!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Beautiful!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Ok today we got the strut block epoxy in and bedded the strut in with Sikaflex and all bolted in, tomorrow we re-tighten the bolts, align the shaft, install the new bearing!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Well the good news is the schooner back in the water with no leaks! and the bad news is i will pull both masts and make all new rigging... not sailing yet...

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Well done ...phase 1!
    Must be frustrating not to go for just a little drift down the harbor!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Quote Originally Posted by jackster View Post
    Well done ...phase 1!
    Must be frustrating not to go for just a little drift down the harbor!
    Yes for sure... i was hoping too, there was just to much that needed to be replaced. on to phase II

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Looking great!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    We are at phase II, the masts are out and the rig is junk... I thought is was better that it was... time to get to work and the last guy just had too much going on up there, time to make some changes back to original rig.
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    Last edited by wowswitch; 04-16-2018 at 06:36 PM.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Nice picture of the boat. She is very pretty.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    The rigging "tangs" are actually sort of clever! But will be much better to do a proper spliced eye! Dyneema rig? Are the spars salvageable? Did that VHF antennae get hit by lightning?!

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Quote Originally Posted by J.Madison View Post
    The rigging "tangs" are actually sort of clever! But will be much better to do a proper spliced eye! Dyneema rig? Are the spars salvageable? Did that VHF antennae get hit by lightning?!
    Hi Madison
    Yea the tangs with hose clamps or not what i was expecting! we are going to do the spliced eyes not just sure yet if we will try the Dyneema rig... the spars look good so far once we get the rigging off we will see better, it sure looks like something hit that VHF...

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Well I vote for they Dyneema for this type of rig. Its so much lighter, several times stronger, and can be spliced easily by hand. The ease and strength of the splice is the real draw.

    Serve it full length and its basically permanent as well.

    Only consider the heat set stuff, Dux or STS-HSR.

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    Default Re: 1927 Schooner "WILETIE" by E.B. Schock repair

    Quote Originally Posted by J.Madison View Post
    Well I vote for they Dyneema for this type of rig. Its so much lighter, several times stronger, and can be spliced easily by hand. The ease and strength of the splice is the real draw.

    Serve it full length and its basically permanent as well.

    Only consider the heat set stuff, Dux or STS-HSR.
    I will have to try it... look at this photo of the top of the mast, he has running rig and 2 stays on top of the main halyard! its a wonder the rig did not snap at that point. On the original rig drawing all the rig was below that point.

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