Hobie Cat Forums

It is currently Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:23 am

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2012 5:13 pm 
Offline
Site Rank - Captain

Joined: Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:24 pm
Posts: 110
Location: Todd Mission, Texas
Just retrofitted my rudders with kit #1953 from Hobie. Easy install, but instructions were a little confusing. The sheet tells all of the dimensions clearly, where it rivet, etc. The confusion came from reading the instructions where it describes the "Tiller Connecter Bar Cut Lengths" for the various boats. No cutting was necessary I could have saved some confusion on my part by quickly measuring :oops: , I suppose the cut lengths are if you are starting from a blank extrusion. Oh well, I did have a nice chat with Mr Lunn, though.

_________________
Jeff
1986 Hobie 18 #13031


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 12:27 pm 
Offline
Site Rank - Old Salt

Joined: Mon Jul 04, 2005 10:13 am
Posts: 663
Location: Nepean S.C. Ottawa, Canada
Well done, and always a pleasure to talk sailing.

Thanks go to the folks who still host 'On the Wire'......

_________________
1989 Hobie SX18 Sail # 1947
'Only two things are infinite, the universe, and human stupidity. But I'm not sure about the former.'


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 5:05 am 
Offline
Site Rank - Captain

Joined: Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:24 pm
Posts: 110
Location: Todd Mission, Texas
I looked at those instructions for 1 hour, holding the tiller connector, and never thought to measure it before asking.... I guess that makes me an engineer.

_________________
Jeff
1986 Hobie 18 #13031


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:20 am 
Offline
Site Rank - Captain

Joined: Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:24 pm
Posts: 110
Location: Todd Mission, Texas
Sailed the boat yesterday, with the new rudder set up. WOW. I also installed the black bushings in the parts catalogue and made some homemade shims. Eyeballed the rudder alignment for parallel. Why didn't I do this sooner.....

_________________
Jeff
1986 Hobie 18 #13031


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Exabot [Bot] and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group