{Stus-List} Hydrualic Backstay Adjuster...

Morgenstern, Keith E CIV SEA 08 NR keith.morgenstern at navy.mil
Mon Jun 15 14:16:13 EDT 2009


And you can rebuild some of the Sailtec with parts they mail you for
$20.

Have already done so once on my used-from-ebay Sailtec adjuster.
It went from leaky and loosing pressure to nearly perfect, for the last
3 years.

-Keith 


-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Coleman [mailto:coltrek at verizon.net] 
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 9:06 AM
To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Hydrualic Backstay Adjuster...

I have a Sailtech that came with the boat - been working fine for 12
years since then . . .
 
 
Bill Coleman
C&C 39

	
	 
	All,
	
	I had my Navtec backstay adjuster rebuilt two seasons ago.
$600...but I figured I am good for 10 years.  I am preparing for the
Marion-Bermuda race and in my mind I the last thing I need to worry
about is the adjuster.
	
	The boat goes in the water and lo and behold the damn thing is
losing pressure.  I bring it back to the same guy (Navtec dealer)
assuming some consideration and boom...$430 for new seals etc!!
	
	He saids these things go...blah-blah-blah.  Am I crazy for
expecting more than two seasons from a re-build?
	
	Ugh.
	
	
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	(401) 419 4650 cell
	




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