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by Pelican
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Prop shaft seal ID
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Re: Prop shaft seal ID

Thanks, Josh. I think that’s it. Sounds like the yard is going to rebuild the whole prop shaft to simplify it. Will probably take a couple of weeks. Not how we envisioned our cruise back to the Chesapeake going!
by Pelican
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Prop shaft seal ID
Replies: 3
Views: 298

Prop shaft seal ID

We have a 1981 Freedom 40 center cockpit, built in the UK and need to ID the type of prop shaft and seal used. Anyone have any idea? The mechanic in Oriental, NC, says it might not be marine specific and could be a tractor part. We have a seized prop shaft and it looks to be the prop shaft seal has ...
by Pelican
Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Freedom 40 CC Wrap Around Sails for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1168

Re: Freedom 40 CC Wrap Around Sails for sale

Does your daughter keep her 40cc south of Baltimore? We bought one in Baltimore this summer (named Pelican) and are keeping it at Hartge in Galesville. It's got booms so I don't think the sails will be useful, although we're going to have to replace ours soon. We're interested to talk to other peopl...
by Pelican
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Recently bought a Freedom 40cc
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Recently bought a Freedom 40cc

My husband and I are the proud new owners of a 1981 Freedom 40cc named Pelican. We were causally looking for boats over the summer and were so taken with how unusual the 40cc is that we had to have it. It was previously owned by a couple who lived aboard in Baltimore, and we're told before that it m...