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    Low Friction Inhaul Ring

    That one’s from Oyster Bay Boatshop: https://performancesailingparts.com/product/obm0085/
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    Vakaros

    What you do with your money is your business. I get that. But I don’t get waiting longer on “broken promises and misdirection.” Why reward “broken promises and misdirection” with your money and patience? Why not call your local chandlery and see if they have something else available?
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    Dyneema backstay coating?

    Maffioli Ultrawire 99. Not a coating tho…
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    Vakaros

    umm… You’re not going to drag them (Sailmon) into this? Three posts earlier you posted the screenshot of their delays email with a “Nobody escaped this.” comment…
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    Salopettes

    How is the new Henri Lloyd Gore-Tex stuff?
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    Racegeek. Still alive?

    Brexit didn’t kick in until the end of 2020. Brexit sounds like a convenient scapegoat for a company that kicked the bucket in 2019. Also wasn’t it an Irish company (a country which remains in the EU)?
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    what are they doing?

    Similar but different. Both are gybe drops. Mexican drop starts on starboard. Kiwi drop starts on port.
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    Adjusting Spinlock rigid vang

    Step 1 - remove spinnlock vang Step 2 - replace with Harken Vang-Master
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    Jib Track Labeling

    You’ve nailed it!
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    Melges 24 - Electronics package

    There are a variety of solutions. None are off the shelf. 12v power tool batteries, car jump starters (Weego and similar), small sealed battery for scooters etc.
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    what is it?

    Line drawing for new etchells mould.
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    Vivid + Graphite?

    https://www.westsystem.com/423-graphite-powder-2/ Graphite is a black powder. You’re not getting white. Vivid is ablative. Ablative paints are not hard enough to be excellent for modern race boats.
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    Vivid + Graphite?

    Why go with a custom formulation over Black Widow or Baltoplate?
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    The next project for American Magic

    There may not be a long list of international victories but the US does have 49er and Nacra teams that are good enough to qualify the country for The Games.
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