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As usual, what I thought would be a quick fix ended up being more involved... One of the strengths but also weaknesses of the Ericson 25CB is the outboard sits in a transom cutout which will cause the prop and rudder to collide if steered hard to port while under power. Previous owners did...
I ordered this centerboard from ruddercraft in Idaho about 3 months back but I haven't gotten around to removing the old one and installing the new one until now: As the picture shows, the old centerboard has swollen and is not repairable. Was a poor design choice to use carbon steel...

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