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Author: forcejb
KL rental market VERY tight
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Our condo is now fully booked. Sep-19-14 20:17:40
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Author: posaune
F5 + Sunfish
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I used dimension lumber to add an upper deck to a HF trailer. I also put larger 12" wheels on it (req'd modification of fender attachment). Have trailered this hundreds of miles over some pretty rough roads (ie, streets of SF) and I-580... Sep-19-14 20:16:32
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Author: gkharrin
Restoration of my recently acquired '78 Force 5
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Exc suggestions! Sep-17-14 16:36:04
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Author: gkharrin
How not to restore a boat
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Three years to do a F5, Tony? Boy....I thought I was too slow. But you'll probably use that "full-time job plus a business, plus regattas, family, mowing the lawn...." excuse. :lol: :lol: As to John's experience in... Sep-17-14 06:59:17
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Author: forcejb
for another project
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Never mind. I used my spare outhaul cap to make a resin casting of the cavity into which the cap must fit. Sep-16-14 08:33:17
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Author: geekdoc

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I hope to get down to Kerr Lake and more south. Have camped at Kerr and like it. Next year if the Mrs. (nurse) is working a race weekend... you will see me! Promise. (well, providing gas prices are under... let say $4.25/gal) Rob Sep-15-14 13:45:26
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Author: geekdoc
New fleet needs to upgrade
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Consider them sold. PM me with specifics Henry Sep-14-14 15:59:26
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Author: RobK
Good stuff that reminds us in the off season, of the coming season!
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Mary and I are seriously considering being there, trying to work it out. I does give you something to look forward to! Sep-14-14 04:54:11
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Author: geekdoc

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If you use loctite on the SS machine screws corrosion greatly reduced. Or lanacote (like thick cosmoline) Sep-13-14 20:33:14
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Author: gkharrin
Proper mounting hardware for traveller track
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Rob, You really need a pic with you on your Force 5. :D Sep-12-14 21:41:08
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Author: coldnosedave
Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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3 registered. I hear 15 are coming. http://www.wcsc-sailing.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=611309&module_id=164287 Please register early to help the organizers. With nearly 100 sailors on the property, early registration really... Sep-11-14 13:01:49
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Author: forcejb
and they are CHEAP
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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In y exp other brands sold at Home Depot, Harbor Freight, etc do not hold up as well as the Atlas-Fit. P/Ns from Zoro Tools: G0051335, G0051326, G0051317, G0051344 Sep-11-14 11:12:32
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Author: tz350g
parting out HIN AMF62387M78F
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Brad - thanks, your post came at just the right time for this newbie Force 5 owner! Sep-10-14 05:19:47
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Author: Chris Z
Book Early as the site fill up quickly!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Easton PA may have rooms. The Sands Casino in Bethlehem has rooms and black jack tables... Both about 30 minute drives from Spruce Run. Sep-03-14 17:20:34
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Author: Chris Z
Meet and greet in Ohio
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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I would like to open up the offer for a get together of Force 5 Owners in the Northeast Ohio region. We host a couple regattas in the Midwest that are an easy travel. I would like to try and get local sailors together once a month and was... Sep-03-14 09:36:22
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Author: hyperope

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I would move the strap up or come up with a vang that uses what is there. If you put a spacer in the bottom of the tube you take the chance that the mast will blow out the side of the tube as you will be raising it above reinforced part of the... Sep-02-14 19:24:44
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Author: forcejb
No painting!!!
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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If you really wanted to, you could stop at 800 and buff it out and it'll look good, too. Depends on how much time you want to spend. One of my boats has gel coat checking all over the deck, so that one is getting gel coated, too. Oh... Sep-02-14 13:48:35
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Refurbishing Bottom
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Cuz I take pride in my work and my boats. :) Sep-02-14 13:44:07
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: f5_to_refresh
building a regatta schedule
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Would love to come back to NC for a North American Championship. Hopefully you guys can get things moving and do a NAs in the next couple of years. Sep-01-14 21:28:20
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Author: forcejb
ends Tuesday
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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West Coast Sailing (Portland, OR) is having a Labor Day sale on Gill products. Free shipping over $20. Gill hikers for $145 is a great deal IMO. Sep-01-14 10:07:14
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