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Author: orion85
Questions about fiberglass
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Glad you're hittin' the hard stuff! Your color might kinda improve as you sand finer. Then do a really nice buff-out because gloss makes everything look better. :cool: Yesterday 18:23:49
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Author: Chris Z
Book Early as the site fill up quickly!
Forum: Racing Forum

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[quote=Twille]I have stepped out there and picked up site 24. 4 nights. I promise to turn the generator off at 22:00 Tom 1977[/quote] Tom, I can't promise to turn off my "late night throat noise" I will try to stay on my... Yesterday 08:16:06
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Author: forcejb
"you're on your own" worked fine
Forum: Racing Forum

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"Just to let you in on a little family secret: My grandmother was Dutch!" (apologies to Sheriff Bart from "Blazing Saddles") :lol: :lol: Aug-27-14 15:42:49
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Author: forcejb
IF your drain hole has been filled and drilled
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Disregard the following IF the bailer chamber has not been altered - the replacement bailer sold by GLMO will work fine. However, if the chamber has been filled with resin and then re-drilled (1" from to above and 3/4" from below),... Aug-27-14 15:10:30
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Author: forcejb
pls forgive if this is a repeat thread
Forum: Racing Forum

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I have posted the event on the class web site, events section and the Facebook page. If you are considering going at all, I would book the camp site now as these do fill up fast and the fee for canceling is only $16. Aug-27-14 06:37:00
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: f57887

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Thanks for the great service, SteveDallas. I complimented the GLMO crew on this separate post earlier today. http://force5.us/main/index.php?option=com_agora&task=topic&id=34&Itemid=105#p4322 Now if I can just get it back on... Aug-26-14 17:19:52
Last post by: gkharrin
 
Author: forcejb
call for proposals
Forum: Racing Forum

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Yeah...sounds good to me. :) I like "close to home". Aug-26-14 17:09:26
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: carolinasailor
Looking for Force Five dolly
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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A newbie here. I've been researching and will be going with the Right-On trailer combo. I'm not one to spend a lot of time moding a trailer only to find it is not right or unsafe - I can drive myself crazy at times trying to get it... Aug-26-14 12:40:27
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: PeteS
replacing worn jam-cleats
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I just ordered a harken kit from Great Lakes Marine Outfitters (GLMO) Includes all the items in Rock Biter's list, plus the mounting screws and butyl tape. They have a coupon code "Force5" that takes 5% off. Total with shipping... Aug-26-14 11:24:11
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Author: kimrpaige
Newbie intro
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Haven't done that because we do have the forum and I feel most people like the way a forum flows. Aug-25-14 10:58:57
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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Seriously though, I've been to LL and they do a GREAT job. If you're within reasonable driving distance, go! You won't be sorry. Aug-25-14 08:20:01
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: hyperope

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Crack could be result of an impact. Boat should NOT be supported by the deck overhang when trailering, but by two hull-shaped bunks - one fwd, one aft. The fwd bunk keeps the boat from moving fwd. To prevent the boat from shifting aft, I run a... Aug-25-14 08:16:52
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: f5_to_refresh
building a regatta schedule
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I think fleet 111 is zoned as Eastern NC and Eastern VA, but I don't know where the mid state border is if there is even an official border. High Point may be outside of our district. Everyone with a Force 5 is invited to any event in our... Aug-17-14 18:48:38
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Author: plank
Boat looks practically new. Trailer in good condition.
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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SOLD Aug-16-14 20:36:51
Last post by: plank
 
Author: forcejb
Holey cow!
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I've always attached fittings to cored decks this way, but somehow I didn't think it was necessary on solid wood. Makes sense, and I'm a bit embarrassed I didn't think of it before . Aug-15-14 16:08:44
Last post by: jwstahl
 
Author: geekdoc

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A few years ago I raced against a big guy out here on the left coast. He was very fast in light air and used the traveler to windward sheet with minimal mainsheet tension. Also, one of the fastest guys in our class remarked to me last winter that... Aug-15-14 09:43:49
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: forcejb
droop hiking is REALLY BAD for your knees
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Another old habit I'll have to un-learn. Aug-13-14 08:25:25
Last post by: jwstahl
 
Author: geekdoc

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So I lucked out on Craigslist and scored a bargain Harken windward sheeting car (2745) to go on the Harken traveler I already owned. I rigged this with a Harken Little Fiddle Ratchet with Cam and Becket (060) along with a 57mm Ratchamatic and... Aug-12-14 22:48:55
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Author: geekdoc

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already sold Aug-12-14 15:27:47
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: lonbordin
We've got a short rig... can we get a tall rig?
Forum: Racing Forum

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Someone posted here who has the roachy Hansen turbo sail for the Laser that he uses on his F5. Aug-09-14 07:51:08
Last post by: f5_to_refresh

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