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Old 17-04-2016, 14:23   #1
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I need a replacement part for my ProFurl furler

I've emailed and called ProFurl America and in France to no avail. I'm in dire need of several "connectors" that join the luff extrusions. My unit is probably 40 yrs old, the connector is a 2 piece unit vs the current single piece unitsClick image for larger version

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Old 17-04-2016, 20:44   #2
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Re: I need a replacement part for my ProFurl furler

The only suggestion I have is to buy a new furler. Profurl's customer service is non-existent. I needed a new drum and my friend Yeloya had his guys make one - fantastic workmanship. See the old pictures here.
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Old 20-04-2016, 08:46   #3
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Re: I need a replacement part for my ProFurl furler

Hi Chris, I too am looking for P40 Pro Furl parts, if you decide to go with a new furler or you find a parts source, please let me know and I shall do the same for you. I am looking for couplers and a couple of extrusions.

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Old 21-04-2016, 05:20   #4
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Re: I need a replacement part for my ProFurl furler

Unfortunately, Palarone has turned out to be correct. While I did finally hear from Profurl, they were of little help. They got rid of old inventory during a facility move to NC:

Wichard Profurl Sparcraft Facnor
3901 Pine Grove Circle
Charlotte, NC 28206
Tel: +1 (401) 683-5055 Ext # 905
Tel: +1 (704) 253-4218 EXT # 905

At this point, I believe I can fabricate a connector and move on. Should have started this earlier, boat would have been in water by now.
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Re: I need a replacement part for my ProFurl furler

Pedro Malax at Sailing Services in Miami FL helped me with my obsolete ProFurl L31.
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Thank you Chris, and wsmudach, I shall check with Pedro!
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