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    Posted: 09 May 19 at 11:06am
The Blaze is fairly kindly to 'knees' in fact... all you need frankly is a pair of foam based Volleyball knee pads anyway... Most are far better than 'dinghy' pads ... and massively less expensive.
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Thanks to all who contributed..... anyways sold the 'Solo' ! and bought me'self a Blaze, thought I had better before my knees could'nt cope.
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Probably a testament to my low expectations these days  LOL
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Originally posted by Sam.Spoons

The tower on the Spice only rotates around 200 and it's bloody annoying in the light......

I would have said there were a few other things that cause annoyance when sailing a Spice in light winds than the main jammer not rotating.  LOL
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Hi Trev, 

If you get in touch with us at Sales@allenbrothers.co.uk 

We will be able to help you source the correct parts for your mainsheet swivel. 

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We here at Allen still have some old A4266's in stock complete with the stops.
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Cheers Col', nope not a Harken, tis so old it got no BB's.

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If your "old and wobbly" mainsheet swivel is a Harken, you can buy replacement ball bearings and recondition it fairly cheaply.
Do check the fixings to the centreboard cap. My Solo had the standard 4 wood screws - these protrude below the mount and seem inelegant and difficult to tighten once the wood has suffered.
I replaced the screws with s/s bolts, washers and unlock nuts.
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The tower on the Spice only rotates around 200 and it's bloody annoying in the light......
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Thanks for your thoughts chaps/chapettes ?..... anymore for anymore ?
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