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Author: Oregon
Portland Flee 109 Project
Forum: Racing Forum

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Here's what I want: I want you guys to continue thinking about this while we're sailing against each other in a regatta. That way, as I sail by, just chillin', I'll ask you how that rotational force around the center of... Today 13:17:39
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Author: geekdoc

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Purist??? sound better than what someone else said! Oct-27-14 05:00:47
Last post by: Oregon
 
Author: f5_to_refresh
questions for those who have converted to cleating on mast
Forum: Racing Forum

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we out today -13-15 kts with gusts to high teens. The 12:1 Harken 455-based vang worked very nicely. I may have to shorten the secondary a bit. The 455 has three positions for the vang cleat - the middle one seems to give the best combo of... Oct-26-14 20:45:36
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Author: tasar

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Post 2 boat restoration, I have complete mast, boom, good mainsail, front combing mount wood, complete travellor/car and misc hardware/cleats. Located in MI. If interested please post me direct.... This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Oct-26-14 10:00:50
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Author: forcejb
used F5s for sale
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Oregon has a provision to acquire a title for a boat requiring one but not documented. Seems like you should be able to do it elsewhere also. Oct-24-14 22:28:44
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Author: Chris Z
Midwinter Championship - Better than shoveling snow in February!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Fishybiz, From your screen name, it sounds like we could spend a lot of time telling fish stories - I look forward to that. My dear wife (41+ years!) believes that she has more fun in Key Largo than I do. ( I'll let her continue to believe... Oct-24-14 05:55:23
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Author: fishybiz
Do I really want/need one of these?
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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[quote=fishybiz]That looks like a new dolly. If so, what brand and model No. What exactly are the brackets out to the side of the trailer that support the dolly?[/quote] Above in one of my posts is a video of this same rig. Right-On trailer... Oct-24-14 05:16:25
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Author: Twille
Hospice at WCSC
Forum: Racing Forum

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Looks like Terri had his feet on the gunwale... I would have been faster if I had done that! if there was a video of my "righting" it would be a How not to instructional... Been a long time since I have capsized... crazy exciting (and... Oct-23-14 10:19:05
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: orion85
A thread about deals found on eBay
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Hope somebody here got this. I missed the end of the auction. Its a great upgrade! Oct-22-14 14:21:55
Last post by: geekdoc
 
Author: gkharrin
Restoration of my recently acquired '78 Force 5
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I hope you're talking about MEK without the P....if not, get a fire extinguisher! :lol: Oct-21-14 10:15:23
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: geekdoc

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Having just finished restoring a 3rd boat for our fleet, I have made a change to the assembly of the thwart/traveler complex that makes the process easier without compromising its integrity. I couldn't find a post about this so I thought I... Oct-13-14 08:35:44
Last post by: geekdoc
 
Author: geekdoc

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HI ORION85, I have two cam cleats for sale. I tried adding pics but it says "file too big". I can send pics to your email if you wish. Brian, Oct-06-14 11:31:19
Last post by: woody24
 
Author: forcejb
Boat #2 has been sold
Forum: Racing Forum

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Congrats John! Now if some of the Eastern NC fleet would only become less devoted to their Buccs and Mutts--okay, you know who you are! Oct-05-14 12:26:22
Last post by: fishybiz
 
Author: geekdoc

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didn't work; oh well Sep-29-14 20:00:51
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: orion85
Explination of how to use tell tales
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Several hrs each year is more like it Sep-29-14 12:37:44
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: RobK
Proper cleaners for fiberglass?
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I've got an Acetone replacement (green, ha!) that I'll try. Maybe see if "chipping" it off works - it appears to be old could just chip off! I have co-workers that possibly might have the Klean-Strip. One guys prides... Sep-29-14 12:02:34
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: geekdoc
Need better cloth for our fleet
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Anyone who is sitting on Cullen sails that are suitable for club racing but worn out for high end regattas, please let me know. Most of our fleet is using either original sails or practice sails due to budgetary concerns, having just paid for... Sep-29-14 08:40:58
Last post by: geekdoc
 
Author: fishybiz
Need to buy hiking stick
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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You'd like the telescoping Ronstan battlestick, but it about $93. I have on on my Y-Flyer and an older one that I use for the F5. Allows you to sit as far forward as you want. Sep-27-14 08:01:12
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: geekdoc

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Chris, Do you have the dimentions for the bag empty and flat. Is iy a tube bag? Thanks much for the help! Sep-26-14 18:29:15
Last post by: Oregon
 
Author: RobK
She now resides in Lewes, Delaware
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Rob, We've almost always stayed at a Microtel near the Jax airport. It's 5 miles west of I-95, it's clean and inexpensive, and there's a good steakhouse nearby (where I order grits & shrimp.) I agree about the trailer... Sep-25-14 15:27:47
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