URGENT - Rudder replacement

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URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by mckinnv » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:57 pm

We lost a rudder today on the ICW in Florida. Anyone know where I can either get a new rudder made or does anyone have a spare rudder they are willing to sell.

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Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by amytom » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:24 pm

Any chance of recovering the original for repair?
Where on the ICW was it lost?

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Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by SecondWind » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:34 pm

According to my records hull 36057 is a classic. PDQ rudders are different for classics and LRCs.
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Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by mckinnv » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:46 pm

No, we weren't able to retrieve the rudder as we are not sure where it actually happened. We didn't notice any steerage problems at first as we were motoring straight. It wasn't until we were maneuvering the boat that we realized we had a problem. We are now on the hard at Westland Marina in Titusville. Yes, we are a PDQ36 Classic.
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Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by thinwater » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:07 pm

It looks like this inside. I believe the tube is 2-inch Sch 40 316 SS.

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Re: URGENT - Rudder replacement

Post by mckinnv » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:44 pm

New rudders - thanks to Foss Foam Products in Williston, Florida.
Great job and speedy service.
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