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    10-06-2018, 10:23 PM
    Yeah. I've wondered about the luff length. I made the luff on this one the same length as the specs shown on various places including the day sailer...
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    10-05-2018, 06:00 PM
    As promised, here are some pics of the jib I just made in a hoisted position. Unfortunately there was virtually no wind today to see what kind of...
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    10-05-2018, 11:26 AM
    I got my jib sail done last night and it went pretty well. An indoor horizontal hang test looks good, and when I have time I'll hoist it on the boat...
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    10-03-2018, 08:58 PM
    I did a few tests with some cutoffs from the unused part of my tarp. I cut strips about 2" wide and did various seams strategies with the qualitative...
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    10-03-2018, 01:41 PM
    I understand your points. I have a roll of basting tape from adding reef points to my main. I'll have to do a little experiment to see how well it...
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    10-03-2018, 10:28 AM
    Thanks for the help Todd. I have been busy with work and just now had time to digest your last posting. The way I presented it may have...
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    10-02-2018, 08:57 AM
    I think you misunderstood. The 32% figure is where the maximum depth lies along the chord line, not the depth itself. The actual depth itself I'm...
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    10-02-2018, 01:51 AM
    I just found a picture of a stock 100% jib and it looks like the tack broadseam is a few inches up from the tack corner, and the round looks like it...
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    10-02-2018, 01:32 AM
    Thank you. That is helpful information. If I understand you right, what you are saying is that a reasonable attempt would be to use one broadseam...
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    10-01-2018, 09:41 PM
    Before I got my first truck I carried 4x8 plywood sheets as well as 2x12x16 lumber on a roof rack on my POS Honda Civic. Hauled all the non-delivery...
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    10-01-2018, 09:21 PM
    If the heaviest thing you tow is 1810 # then a Ridgeline is a fine choice. I would not call it a pickup, but it does have many pickup style features....
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    10-01-2018, 05:33 PM
    Yes I know about the intensity sails and already stated that I could buy one. What fun is that though? I am prepared for those that will try to...
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    10-01-2018, 11:37 AM
    Hello all. Resurrecting an old thread and trying to gather some information. I plan to build an Argie 15 in the future, and currently have a 17'...
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