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Re: Rudder

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Rob, Linda
The original factory rudders were made with a fiberglass shell, and a structural foam core. Over time the foam comes loose from the shell and you see the result. I will guarantee my rudders for at least two years, because we use a thicker shell, and lighter foam. You can get a replacement blade at pgardnersj@xxxxxxx.
Gene Adams
----- Original Message -----
From: Rob/Linda
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: Rudder

You do not want your blade to snap off if you didnt hit anything in a squall. Besides , you would probably take out your keel first.
----- Original Message -----
From: Wes Woods
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 8:23 AM
Subject: RE: Rudder

From a beginner's point of view, wouldn't you want the rudder to be the weak point? I would think you would want the rudder to break rather than the mounting or hull. 

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