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Bottom After Sandblasting
Top of Keel After Sandblasting
Bottom Before Launch
Seacock Installation
Bilge Pump Installation
Rudder Shaft Repair
Engine Well Drain
Under the Cockpit
Main Electrical Panel
Main Junction Box
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This image shows the new bearing surface I made with west system epoxy to repair the worn rudder shaft. It was taken after 1 full season of use. The epoxy repair shows no sign of wear as compared to when it was made at the start of the season. There is corrosion on the shaft above the repair where I had sanded the anodizing off. I should have painted this part of the shaft before installing the rudder. (See Maintenance Log for 5/2/96, 5/4/96 and 11/7/96)

Detailed description of rudder bushing repair
Rudder bushing considerations
CAD drawing of the repair
CAD drawing of rudder assembly
Another photo of the repair
Another P26 Rudder Shaft