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Major Tom

Member Since 05 Jun 2008
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In Topic: Question for mothies

29 July 2014 - 05:35 AM

The problem with leaving the sail on the mast is that there are still a lot of loads in play, the battens are under huge compression loads and the mast is permanently bent, so you run the risk of generating a permanent prebend in your rig and damaging your sail at the same time, my BL mast bent at the sleeve for exactly this reason.

In Topic: laser rudder bolt

27 July 2014 - 08:00 PM

Check the rules, I think nothing bigger than a 10 mm bolt is allowed.

In Topic: F1 2014 Big Changes

27 July 2014 - 02:00 PM

Best race of the season so far today!

In Topic: Concrete Wheelbarrow Mix Projects

24 July 2014 - 06:12 PM

You are lucky your cement is sold in 80 lb bags, here it is 50 kg!

In Topic: laser rudder bolt

24 July 2014 - 05:34 AM

Stops the blade moving around in the stock, for best results tighten the bolt so it is very hard to lift the rudder blade and sail with it as a fixed rudder, makes a big difference in breezy downwind conditions.