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    12-10-2018, 05:49 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Mr snappy certainly does, although he has been keeping unusally quite of late. Probably because he's surrounded by dangerous clamps! I noticed...
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    12-10-2018, 03:42 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    1. Bent bolts from the 2 hp dust extractor's handle. The machine must have received a whacking great blow - most likely in transit - to have had this...
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    12-10-2018, 03:05 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    But wait, there's more (photos)... 1. Crosscut mode table height adjusters, these adjusters are at both ends of the Triton. I still need to check...
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    12-10-2018, 02:32 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    OK, there are the plane snaps again - I removed them from the post above since they were out of order. 1. Bullnose plane box end aus Deutschland ...
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    12-10-2018, 02:04 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Helo Ian, The wide open spaces are slightly less wide and less open, since I have started re-assembling the dismantled machine tools. I went...
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    12-07-2018, 08:57 PM
    Interesting both as regards rudder and foam. I will tuck the rudder idea away for further thought. Oak really sems to be the bÍte noir o'...
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    12-07-2018, 08:20 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian and Alex, Thank you for your kind words and advice - as I seem to keep saying. That savage clamp seems to be a cannibal, having seized...
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    12-05-2018, 09:41 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    EHello Mike, welcome to my Sooty thread! I read through your Willy Boat thread a couple of months ago, and found it very interesting and useful! I've...
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    12-05-2018, 08:17 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Max, Yes, the gecko was even cuter in real life! OSB is incredibly hard to find here, and is mostly 6 mm width, for heavens’ sake. It’s...
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    12-05-2018, 01:57 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    The inner apron line - when laminating the stems - is the most one important since it is the one (usually) from where the rest of the structures are...
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    12-04-2018, 06:31 AM
    I’ll be very interested to see what you come up with regarding the Sooty Tern rudder, as I am yet to make mine (no doubt a long way off, though). ...
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    12-03-2018, 07:58 PM
    Or a HUGE bag o' lollies (mixed or otherwise).
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    12-03-2018, 06:57 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    OK. New page, which is a bit of a relief. 1. Fore and aft perpendiculars, and Stations 1, 2, 6 and 7 marked in, with fore and aft sheer points ...
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    12-03-2018, 06:43 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Peter, thank you very much for your kind words, too : ). Hello Max, Thank you for your kind words as well!
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    12-03-2018, 05:43 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    It looks as though I have time for a third post, having successfully (this time) tweaked the outermost forward stem line. The only line that I really...
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    12-03-2018, 05:08 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello Ian, Thank you very much for your kind words. There was supposed to be another post before yours, but the forum had logged me out, the...
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    12-02-2018, 09:27 PM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    OK. Well now. Not much has appeared here since I acquired the very nice oregon board from Trend Timbers, but I actually have been very busy. I had a...
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    11-29-2018, 04:58 PM
    Oh no, get well soon!
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    11-28-2018, 06:08 AM
    Super-sleek : )
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    11-27-2018, 02:17 AM
    Excellent views of the excellent boat and excellent bow shed! And now we all know what you sound like :D. I remember being drivien (very fast!)...
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    11-24-2018, 03:06 AM
    Hello Ian, Looking very good indeed. There does appear to be concavity in the foredeck profile (by extrapolation) - is it better than you were...
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    11-22-2018, 02:05 AM
    Alex1N replied to a thread Sooty Tern No. 93 in Building / Repair
    Hello James, Yes, well as soon as I saw the myriad threads on the Sooty on WBF, I realised that I was in for it - if I decided to post about the...
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    11-21-2018, 07:07 PM
    We’ve got the howling gale here now (67 km/h max gust), although no rain. Just dust - so if there were rain as well, it would be raining mud.
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