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Trireme Olympias Pt 2

Upper rudder bearing components

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Upper rudder bearing components
The spindles, bolster pins and spacer were machined from holly using my Unimat lathe/milling machine. In the original design the wooden pins are designed to shear in the event of a rudder impact, to prevent excessive damage to the quarterdeck structure.
Posted by richardsmodelboats on September 27, 2015 Full Size| Slideshow