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Topic: gybing boards
Posted By: Harry Ashworth
Subject: gybing boards
Date Posted: 01 November 2011 at 11:27
Am trying to find a pair of 'cones' for use with a gybing board in my Goodwin boat. Any ideas as to where I could obtain them?



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Posted By: Simon
Date Posted: 01 November 2011 at 15:21
Try a DIY store - You may be able to find a suitably shaped door stop (or you may be able to modify one?).
 
Failing that, it shouldn't be too difficult to get a nylon rod turned down to the correct profile.


Posted By: John Shelton
Date Posted: 01 November 2011 at 16:59
Try calling Malcolm Goodwin on
01206 826171
 
He might have some knocking around in a draw somewhere


Posted By: Harry Ashworth
Date Posted: 01 November 2011 at 16:59
thanks chaps


Posted By: Strangler
Date Posted: 01 November 2011 at 22:13
I once bought a wooden ball from diy shop and cut it in half. What else do you use them for?


Posted By: Harry Ashworth
Date Posted: 05 December 2011 at 09:57
I now have a supply of cones made from ACETAL - a nylon like product with good wear and water resistance properties. I can supply them in pairs at modest cost + postage - PM me if you need any.



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