I'm working on tearing the rudder system apart on my 42 and I've hit a road block. The bolts in the rudder arms, steel, are now a permanent fixture in the arms due to severe corrosion preventing me from removing them. I'm thinking I may have to cut them off. 

Are these still readily available? 

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Next up, before I start refing on it, are these ends screwed on or pressed? 

My guess would be pressed, but why not get the pin out so the end is free to be moved to an easier position?

Pretty sure that is pipe threads.

Right, my intention  was the  pin is pressed  and connecting  clevis  is threaded  on the pipe . 

The bottom of the clevis is broken, turned out the top was being held on by a prayer, I pulled it apart by hand. So I'll need to come up with one of those. It didn't budge trying to turn it with a couple pipe wrenches, hit it with penetrating oil before I left for the week. I suspect I'll have to cut it off though.

  

Longshot chance, if I make it to the boat tomorrow and I remember to look I will give you the antiquated part number.

get a 3'' cut off wheel in there on a die grinder  pneumatic of coarse. I could have it off in 30 min, lol

That's the plan if it refuses to move when I go back next weekend. Cut a slit lenthwise to just the threads then peal it off. No pneumatic though, I don't have access to air out there. 

Byron Smith said:

get a 3'' cut off wheel in there on a die grinder  pneumatic of coarse. I could have it off in 30 min, lol

Mike, 

I recommend going with a   bronze Clevis. 

Buck makes them heres a link. Tie Bars & Accessories On Hydrasearch Recreational-Buck Algonquin

I've got some too. just need to know what size the rod is.

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