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  Topic: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
JessG

Replies: 8
Views: 3701

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
I made a notch on mid pulley for DH rope to pass through. This enable me to use L&G method. Its a soft SSteel metal, nothing to it Smile
  Topic: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
JessG

Replies: 8
Views: 3701

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
There's a leaf spring (14900-8171) far back inside the mold that latches to the gear, preventing gear from spinning backwards. Check leaf spring if it is working as intended. Take it apart and make s ...
  Topic: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
JessG

Replies: 8
Views: 3701

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:13 pm   Subject: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
Try replacing your cleat, sounds like it has worn out. They wear out faster when sailing in salt or sandy beaches.
I rinse mine after evey sesh even though I sail in the river.
  Topic: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
JessG

Replies: 8
Views: 3701

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:32 pm   Subject: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
I'm in No. Virginia...Installing rigged "V" spring both in RDM and SDM. Tested in my local lake and it worked!! My North XTs 1.0 have a second life....NO MORE SLIPPING Very Happy Very Happy Laughing
  Topic: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
JessG

Replies: 8
Views: 3701

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 1:50 pm   Subject: North Power XT 1.0 "V" Spring Tensioner
Adding traction on Power XT 1.0 "V" spring using brass bolt.
  Topic: east coast sail repair
JessG

Replies: 26
Views: 61938

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:03 pm   Subject: east coast sail repair
Wind Angel in Buxton...machines and expertise from defunct Avon Sail House.
  Topic: Loose footstrap inserts
JessG

Replies: 4
Views: 14846

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:52 am   Subject: Loose footstrap inserts
Went to Walmart and bought Permatex threadlocker (blue) instead - So far, so good.
PlasticWeld took too long to arrive.
  Topic: Loose footstrap inserts
JessG

Replies: 4
Views: 14846

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 1:31 am   Subject: Loose footstrap inserts
Jess, You may wish to look at thread on the main discussion page header "Foot strap insert repair".

thx Mrgybe...I'll try first plugging the hole with JB PlasticWeld before going for dras ...
  Topic: North power xt extensions
JessG

Replies: 7
Views: 8186

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 12:17 pm   Subject: North power xt extensions
Replace your "V" SS spring. They get weak, depending how often you use em....
  Topic: Loose footstrap inserts
JessG

Replies: 4
Views: 14846

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 12:02 pm   Subject: Loose footstrap inserts
Anyone tried using Sugru moldable plastic to fix loose inserts?
Thoughts/advise greatly appreciated Cool Wink
 
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