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    SE Minnesota.
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  1. Craigslist Finds

    I would love to know mast, sails info...it lives...excellent.
  2. Craigslist Finds

    Just noticed...after all these years...the Seattle area boat is trailered backwards...I sat it on cradle anchored to trailer I made and intentionally balanced boat to back, to keep tongue weight at around 30 lbs...never thought of doing it the way the sale boat sits...very kewl...always learning.
  3. Craigslist Finds

    God, finally a 110. Looks to be a woodie too. $1000. FWIW: My first rig was a "tenner." Pics below to note subtlies... My hull number, as I recall was in 500s and had to replace center 8-feet including oak ribs...and way Hunt designed, not so hard. Glassed exterior, kept bridgedeck but removed bronze snubber winch and added Harkins (Hexes) to handle 125% Dacron jib and put dual flat Clamcleat replace snubber. Also added traveler and trap. The Harkens and trap got nothing but disdain from organization, then located in Michigan, so never really "joined." Outside of notes, all "Hunt tenner." Today, lifting keels, traps and Harkens rule. Fast fast keelboat. Would plane, if that makes sense and kick scows in a chop. Safe and crew is so close to water sailing is a blast. I used spinnaker once...never seemed to need...was silk too, Shoulda kept that and the snubber, when I sold her. Depending on mast/boom and sails...is different than my rig in how it is put together...with perm keel and metal trailer...might be decent deal. Broke from mooring during a storm, ended up beached...mile away...no damage...fun
  4. Craigslist Finds

    I remember, unstayed, tunnelled hull, no hike straps, almost bought one. Never saw one in water though. But, was more a beach toy as I recall. Very good.
  5. Craigslist Finds

    Swab must love his Douglass butt-brander. Probably very nice and could be worth it to club member. Me? I would likey give it nary a glance at $1500. But, if you are a Thistle person...
  6. Craigslist Finds

    Utah...? aught to fit. Everything Ute is as high as St. Pete's rear....UFO, fits as does sales venue...IMHO...madness not fun. Only place I have ever visited that had bars that were closed when places were open. Never go back. Drive no stop...ever.
  7. Craigslist Finds

    I figured masts and sails...and hardware well worth it...boat there, me here. Sucks! Nica boat!
  8. Craigslist Finds

    A steal, as implied order...not an order but close.
  9. Craigslist Finds

    Orders from Gnarly Bobber, alias Capt Bob...no be putting keeler ads up here...too kewl, too tempting. Miss the luggers.
  10. Craigslist Finds

    Interesting observation...Love that rig. Serious dry-sailors...I'd be pressed not to buy, if I lived up there...wonder how they rigged it each time? You think that leward/starboard boat, nudged it, confused start or spin-tack to lead? Nica boat!
  11. Craigslist Finds

    God, for a sec I thought they were all dead : ] Actually, I thought all these pics were "live-linked!" Which is Rudderman?
  12. Craigslist Finds

    Ahh Looper, the first gives me shivers as in night tremens...the second. love to have that rudder. Both hulls are kindling, IMHO,...sadly.
  13. Craigslist Finds

    Was the caller named "Murphy?"
  14. what was it?

    Big yard, besides time and moola...all boats are projects, some more than others.
  15. what was it?

    Mace yes do orig paint, maybe alter tint? Have always thought 1/4 tonners were the best "peoples" boat ever...I recall one favorite of many nice boats; Mace seems like it. Looks like fun project, you have the time and moola.