Limited Sources for Dickerson 37 Parts

These are parts pretty generic to the Dickerson 37 models and not the older boats. If you need assistance on older models, the only resource is the Dickerson Forum.

Some of these manufacturers may no longer be in business or may have moved. If you have found a new phone number or source please let me know so that this may be updated to help others avoid unnecessary chasing. For the sake of brevity, products which are easily identified and may be obtained from stock sources are not included.

Tanks
RDS Manufacturing Inc. Perry, Fl800-292-6898
Aluminum Fuel and Water Tanks - Water tanks were later replaced with custom stainless steel tanks fabricated locally
Struts
Buck Algonquin Marine Hardware Pennsauken, NJ 609-665-9405
Bronze prop shaft struts - custom made
Hatches, Ports
Bomar Charlestown, NH 603-826-5794
Part numbers will follow
Exhaust Parts
Vetus-Denouden Baltimore,MD 301-796-4740
Plastic exhast parts such as the muffler, gooseneck water trap and exhast thruhull fitting
Stoves
Dickenson Stoves Seattle,WA206-789-4970
Propane stoves - this company may be out of business
Headliner
Douglass Industries Pleasantville,NJ 609-965-6030
Style of the original headliner is perforated Sedonia and was adhered with A900 adhesive also from Douglass. Sometimes suitable headliners similar in style can be procured from automobile headliner sources.
Steering
Edson CorporationNew Bedford,MA617-995-9711
Pedestal steering is all stock parts. Maintenance is very important in keeping these systems going. Get a catalog from Edson, I believe it has maintenance tips in the back (such as lubing the cables). Some boats were experimental with Merriman steering - now a defunct company.
Stoves
Gas Systems IncHuntington Beach,CA714-891-2411
A couple boats were fitted with this natural gas stove in lieu of the Dickenson model.
Brass Hardware
Phoenix Lock Company Newark, NJ 973-483-0976
Brass hinges, hasps, finger catches, etc.
Brass Cabinet Hardware
Merit Metals Warrington,PA 18976
The brass pushbutton catches on the interior came from this company, but thier minimum order was 50 pc at $18 apiece.(15 years ago) They might be able to point you to a stocking dealer.
Stainless Cabinet Hardware
Sea Dog Line
A wide variety of stainless and chrome hardware. Many marine stores carry this line.
Deck Hardware
Spartan East Tauton, MA 617-823-6779
Several boats got Spartan bronze portlights and sometimes we used the anchor lock plates from spartan.
Rigging Hardware
Schaeffer Marine New Bedford,MA508-995-9511
All boats with the old Merriman hardware need to use Schaefer parts for a fairly direct replacement in most cases (such as genoa track cars)
SS Rails
Tops In Quality Marysville,MI 313-364-7150
All the rail hardware - pulpits, stern rails, stanchions and swim ladders were made by Tops In Quality.
Heads
Wilcox Crittenden Middletown,CT 203-632-2600
The only head parts you should need would be rebuild kits which are readily available from any marine distributor.