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Old 12-09-2011, 17:39   #1
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Oarlock Socket Inserts

Anyone attach them permanently?

Did you bond them into the sockets, or to the oarlocks?
What did you use?

I tried using epoxy to bond them to my SS oarlocks, but it didn't hold for too long. I have a feeling if they aren't bonded somehow, they won't last much longer at all, before at least one of them take a splash.
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Old 12-09-2011, 19:55   #2
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Re: Oarlock socket inserts

Are you talking about the Walker Bay socket inserts?
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Old 12-09-2011, 20:45   #3
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Re: Oarlock socket inserts

Yup I'm talking about the nylon inserts that go in a walker bay or any larger socket to allow you to use a lock with a smaller diameter post.
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Re: Oarlock Socket Inserts

That's one of the things that went first on our Walker Bay fleet after the gooseneck for the sail rig failed.
My friend and I built some sockets to fit out of teak and they have not failed in 3 boats that we've installed them on.
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