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How to service Ball Bearing Cam Cleats

by Allen 9 May 10:54 BST
How to service an Allen Cam Cleat © Allen

Cam cleats are a vital part of most control systems on both dinghies and yachts. Without them, you would have to hold onto the rope for hours or make the rope off around a horn cleat, not ideal if you want to quickly adjust something!

Cam cleats, like most parts on a boat, need regular maintenance. The most obvious sign as to when the cam cleat needs some TLC is when the cam jaws start to stick in the open position which in turn allows the rope to slowly slip through - defeating the object of having a cleat!

Servicing your Allen cam cleat is quick and easy, you just need a couple of tools, some replacement parts and 5 minutes of your time.

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Ball Bearing Cam Cleat - Small
Ball Bearing Cam Cleat - Small
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