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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:26 am 
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Boat is making lots of creaking noise.seems to be comming more from side bars.tramp is very tight,and boat sails relativly stiff.Is this noise usual and/or can it be frixed?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:14 am 
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How old is the boat?

New boats creak a lot until the castings / frame wear down the high spots.

Old boats creak from just being loose.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 1:38 pm 
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boat is a 1986 modell but only has 5 summers of use,as it was stored away for 10+ years


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 1:54 pm 
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most of the noise seems to be comming from side rails,more so than pilons


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Maybe there are some mice or a gerbil inside your frame desperately trying to get out? Never hurts to check :D :D

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