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    04-13-2019, 05:21 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    SHC, I put the sails on the list. Do newer sails have the rope sewn into the sail or sail slugs? Boat looks good Jim!
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    04-13-2019, 02:17 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    The boom attaches to a track on the mast so there is about 16 inches of adjustment. I had it all the way up. Boom and mast both have the slot. I...
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    04-13-2019, 11:45 AM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    Well, I must say I'm surprised at how light this mast is. Took about 10 minutes to get it all rigged up. The rope sewn on the luff of the sail got...
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    04-10-2019, 08:40 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    Thanks for all the help and advice fellas. Going to source some bronze and try to fabricate those things I need. Sails were made by Ratsey and...
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    04-09-2019, 04:00 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    Peerie Maa, yes the holes are worn oval. My thought is to cut that top inch off and drill new holes. I had to use a cutoff wheel on 2 screw heads to...
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    04-08-2019, 08:14 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    Spent a few days getting 80 years of paint off the boats fittings and hardware. Going to step the mast this weekend and do a mock up so I can figure...
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    04-03-2019, 06:40 AM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    SHClark, LMAO, I was kind of working my way to the same decision. Ben Fuller, Thanks for the research tips.
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    04-03-2019, 06:26 AM
    Head down Gillot and make a right on Norlander. Follow to the end! I'll be back in mid July. Never used titebond III before but I plan on using it...
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    04-02-2019, 06:13 AM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    Interesting idea. When it warms up a bit i'm gonna pull boat out of garage and mock mast and stays, fittings etc. (never seen boat rigged before) see...
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    03-29-2019, 03:04 PM
    gizmojoe replied to a thread 1941 Snipe in Building / Repair
    I want to use these neat oarlocks that came in a box of stuff with the Snipe. I don't know if they were ever used on this boat. The way the deck...
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    03-23-2019, 10:00 AM
    Sal, i'll be down in the next month or so if you're into it we could go for a sail. I usually go for short sails as it's not the most comfortable...
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