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Prindle 16 Halyard fix #289101
05/07/19 03:49 PM
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I just got a 1983 Prindle 16 in need of repair. The wire main halyard is broken and the mast head casting shows wear as the halyard has been out of the pulleys. Any suggested fixes or tips for this? Thanks

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Re: Prindle 16 Halyard fix [Re: Chespkcat] #289105
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JB weld is your friend.
Restore the pulleys (sheaves) and any grooves in the castings with JB Weld.
There should not be enough space between the sheaves and the masthead casting for the halyard to jump off the sheaves.
If you post a picture of the damage you may get better advice.

Re: Prindle 16 Halyard fix [Re: wecycle] #289107
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I like that. Thanks


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