~~ClipperMarine.org ~~ FORUM ~~ GALLERY ~~ Clipper-Sailor.net~~
Please join our forum. Ads go away for members!

Sign up today, it is free!

~~ClipperMarine.org ~~ FORUM ~~ GALLERY ~~ Clipper-Sailor.net~~

The Worlds Finest Trailerable Vintage Cruising Sailboats Designed By Renowned W.I.B. Crealock N.A.
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  Google Map Of CM's  clipper-sailor.net  Main Page  
Latest topics
» Cruising
by Triticum Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:10 pm

» CM32 trailer setup
by martinc2 Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:02 pm

» Rudder replacement
by Triticum Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:53 pm

» Keel meets the hull - damage. Repairable or new boat?
by Triticum Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:15 pm

» Looking for Traveler Track for my '71 CM21
by Tim Mueller Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:02 pm

» Need Rigging for CM30, any thoughts on where to find it?
by JeffLee Tue Aug 04, 2015 12:04 pm

» Added Clipper Marine To Groups On Facebook
by tundrabunny Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:28 pm

» New guy lurking about for pics
by JeffLee Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:28 am

» Parting out Clipper Marine 21/ Free project boat in Michigan
by Rick26h Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:04 am

» Mast repair
by Rick26h Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:49 am

» Nice CM-30 for Sale in New York
by Gary Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:48 am

» CM26 Specs
by Rick26h Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:35 am

» New Member - Rockport Tx
by FreeReign Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:21 pm

» Discovery! Clipper Marine 9.3
by zdm40 Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:18 pm

» Keel bolt replacement,
by martinc2 Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:14 pm

» CM21 swing keel lifting system hardware
by JeffLee Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:20 am

» New member from Northern California
by JeffLee Mon Apr 20, 2015 12:25 pm

» CM 21 Upgrades
by JeffLee Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:30 am

» New boat! CM32 aft cockpit sloop
by Gary Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:59 pm

» CM21 project boat almost giveaway
by kimgwinn Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:00 pm

Keywords

Share | 
 

 cm21 flush deck

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
retired1
Lifetime Member
Lifetime Member


Posts : 83
Sailboat : 1974 CM21 Flush Deck
Male Birthday : 1947-06-30
Join date : 2012-07-22
Age : 70
Job/hobbies : Retired.. Rc Planes and Boats; Ham Radio

PostSubject: cm21 flush deck   Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:28 pm

More questions:

When I mentioned getting this boat I was advised to change the pivot bolt on the keel.

Is there an easy way to do that? I think I can hold the forward end with a jack and blocks of wood and put some tapered wood strips beside it in the trunk to keep it steady. I should be able to drive the old bolt out with a new one. Will that work or am I missing something? I was also thinking of just cutting the top off the trunk and then I would be able to see what might be done. If the trunk is plywood and fibreglass I would think it would be easy enough to open er up and have a look.

Thanks, Russ
Back to top Go down
Kelly CM26
Posting Member


Posts : 24
Join date : 2012-03-17

PostSubject: Re: cm21 flush deck   Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:53 pm

Russ, First I'd see what you got. May not need replacing. My boat is a 26 so may not be the same. I've read of some having a sacrificial bolt, meant to wear out eventually. Mine had a ferrule to work as a pulley. We borrowed a hydrolift at the marina and lifted the boat two feet clear of the water, with the keel straight down. The ferrule was in two pieces and had cut my cable. The bolt was very easy to remove. We went to town and found a like sized diameter brass tubing and reused the old bolt. A blind sailor two slips down from me held up the new frerrule and two washers and I slipped the bolt through. Less than five minutes. But the keel was not in our way. Good luck Kelly
Back to top Go down
retired1
Lifetime Member
Lifetime Member


Posts : 83
Sailboat : 1974 CM21 Flush Deck
Male Birthday : 1947-06-30
Join date : 2012-07-22
Age : 70
Job/hobbies : Retired.. Rc Planes and Boats; Ham Radio

PostSubject: Re: cm21 flush deck   Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:45 pm

Kelly, There is something jamming the keel. It won't come all the way flush with the bottom. If I crawl under there with a light and look at the attachment point there is a caribiner or something up in there. I think it is preventing the keel from being raised all the way. I am in southern Idaho and the closest marina that may have a lift would be Salt Lake City. Thats a bit far.

Unless someone has a better plan I think I will raise the stern end high enough to lower the keel to get a good look at it. That seems to me the easiest. Lots of wood for support and a good jack and leave the boat setting in the bunks on the trailer.

Luck yes I need it. Thanks, Russ
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: cm21 flush deck   

Back to top Go down
 
cm21 flush deck
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» [Obelisk Force] “Zefra” Deck Recipe
» Mistress of Magic [Lexie's Dark Magician Deck- July 2016]
» Skin details Royal Flush v4.0(phpbb3)
» New Deck of Unsolved Murders Playing Cards Released
» Cipher/Galaxy Deck

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
~~ClipperMarine.org ~~ FORUM ~~ GALLERY ~~ Clipper-Sailor.net~~ :: Welcome To Clipper Marine Org & Clipper-Sailor Net :: >>General Discussions :: >>General Discussions-
Jump to: