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by Aries
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: swimladder replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: swimladder replacement

I just installed a 4" access port on the vertical plane above the first step, now have access and can replace the old swim ladder, I did try to source a similar swim ladder but this is a 97 vintage boat and did not find anything that looked worth trying. Luckily my backstay chainplates are in g...
by Aries
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: swimladder replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: swimladder replacement

Thanks for the replies, once I started to take the first screw out it looked like a bolt type of tread rather than self tapping screw so I turned it back in. BTW the old ladder is toast and has been flagged as a safety item in the recent survey. James I will try your video suggestion, where did you ...
by Aries
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: swimladder replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

swimladder replacement

I need to replace the swim ladder and do not just want to run the screws out as I do not know if there is a threaded backing plate or if the ladder is just screwed into the bottom step. Anyone out there that have done this and can provide some insight?
Many thanks
Ben Naude
SV Anne Bonny
by Aries
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Need some information
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

Re: Need some information

Thanks Jim, Terry will PM Mike and Rebecca.
Rgds
Ben
by Aries
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Need some information
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

Need some information

I recently bought a PDQ36 in Grenada, there are a host of items to fix some of which I hope to start on in a couple of weeks when visiting the boat. Now Grenada is far away and chandleries are limited and a lot of items have to be pre-ordered, so I am hoping someone can provide some guidance on some...

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