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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  


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  1. Farr 30 Adjustable Mast Butt

    I think I'm speaking for everyone when I say that is fucking badass. Respect.
  2. Farr 30 Adjustable Mast Butt

    That looks awesome. Custom made? Can you send more pics?
  3. Farr 30 Adjustable Mast Butt

    I'm not sure why the swept spreaders makes it a taller order than straight spreaders...I've only dealt with adjustable mast butts on other swept spreader rigs. I've been looking to the C&C 30 OD class for inspiration and fou nd this:
  4. Farr 30 Adjustable Mast Butt

    I'm looking to replace my existing mast butt (shown below) with something that allows me to adjust it either on the dock or out on the race course (ideally). As you can see, the hole spacings are about an inch or so apart, so I can go forward or aft 1" from my current position. However, I need to take all the load off of the shrouds in order to do so, which isn't workable. The J24 I raced had an adjustable mast butt that slides back and forth over a stainless plate, with a turnbuckle to move it and four screws to lock it in place. This gave infinite adjustability and it could be adjusted when tensioned. Has anyone done something similar to this in a Farr 30 or similar sportboat? Any pointers would be much appreciated.