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Wind generator support post removal (Read 27 times)
giddy1
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Wind generator support post removal
02.08.2018 at 09:33:59
 
Trapper 500,The wind generator stainless mounting sheared, and I now need to replace this, but first, I need to remove the broken SS pole. The base mounting is screw Roll Eyesed into the stern, but when I rotate the screws, they no not move up. The only possibility is that there is a nut, but how can I lock that, as the access behind the engine is almost impossible to access . Any suggestions?
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Gary
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Re: Wind generator support post removal
Reply #1 - 02.08.2018 at 19:11:05
 
To acces the underside of the stern rail you have to go through the cockpit locker. Remove the side panel and find some small person to get inside over the propshaft and hold the offending nuts. It actually took me an hour to get back out once so help is needed.
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