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Author: Chris Z

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Welcome aboard! Glad that we are no longer the newest fleet. Give me a shout if you're ever in NC. Henry Dorn Fleet 112, High Point NC Today 07:46:24
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Author: RobK
from those who know...
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Never saw a need to wear anything but shorts and a T shirt. Yesterday 16:36:27
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Author: orion85
Information about sail numbers
Forum: Racing Forum

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Well thought out points Grant - Orion, hey now I'm looking forward to see what you choose. Nov-22-14 15:21:07
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Author: f5_to_refresh
questions for those who have converted to cleating on mast
Forum: Racing Forum

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With 15:1 more likely to break a gooseneck or the boom itself. Would also likely shorten sail life as you could put a greater load on it. Sailor weight has little to do with amt of vang purchase needed - more a function of strength. Anyway I... Nov-22-14 01:35:52
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Author: Chris Z
Midwinter Championship - Better than shoveling snow in February!
Forum: Racing Forum

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John, measure them like a TV, corner to corner and you will be fine........ :lol: Nov-20-14 15:58:45
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Author: Oregon
Portland Flee 109 Project
Forum: Racing Forum

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Welcome to the written rules of the F5 class. You need to be a cryptographer. :lol: Nov-20-14 07:20:57
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Author: geekdoc

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Is there a "Tack, you moron! You're going the wrong way!" app? :lol: Nov-20-14 07:19:17
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Author: coastie
Restoration of an AMF 1974 Force 5
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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So many thoughts, so little time. :=D Nov-19-14 09:41:33
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Author: f57887

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The boat is in Indiana. It seats 3 easily since it has a wide beam. I grew up sailing on it and I could single handed it without problem. It is a fun boat. Nov-18-14 11:02:06
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Author: DaleBravo
Forum: Racing Forum

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[quote=dkinzer]boat under butt[/quote] I'm getting better at that vs the other way around as well =) Nov-14-14 08:40:36
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Author: forcejb
for boat shoes
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I sail barefoot. Problem solved. :D Nov-14-14 08:04:36
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Author: geekdoc

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That makes sense. I found the dual scale red and green hard to read and remember too. That is the 103RE which I do not like either. Mine has the single set of numbers 1-20, with 360 scale on top. The way it works out, if you are sailing starboard... Nov-10-14 17:21:18
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Author: 91SQFT
Size and location of inspection port
Forum: Association Business

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2 inches aft of the most tube wont always be back far enough. There is thicken resin doughnut on the underside of the deck and you don't want to cut into it. I will get a picture of mine with a tape measure so you can see the placement. Nov-01-14 16:53:10
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Author: geekdoc

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Purist??? sound better than what someone else said! Oct-27-14 05:00:47
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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: 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
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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
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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
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