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by realnutter
Sun May 22, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Flipper Scow
Replies: 15
Views: 9045

Re: Flipper Scow

Very nearly finished:

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Just a few ropes to sort out, and the toestraps...
by realnutter
Tue May 17, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Moth wing attachment
Replies: 3
Views: 3133

Re: Moth wing attachment

No.. it just doesn't like big pics....

You can mail me the pic: realnutteruk at gmail dot com
by realnutter
Sun May 15, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Moth wing attachment
Replies: 3
Views: 3133

Moth wing attachment

Can any mothies please tell me how their wings are clamped to the hull? I just bought a set off ebay, and there are no holes at their inner ends.... they're also not parallel at their inner ends, so couldn't just slot into a pair of holes... Any close up pictures of your arrangements would be very w...
by realnutter
Fri May 13, 2016 12:29 am
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Toestraps
Replies: 8
Views: 5874

Re: Toestraps

Ummmm..... They're going to be taught when in use, surely?
by realnutter
Wed May 11, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Merlin, tacking the top batten
Replies: 14
Views: 8326

Re: Merlin, tacking the top batten

Try centre sheeting... gives you the possibility of grabbing the sheet at the boom, and cracking the sail across...
by realnutter
Wed May 11, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Roadford 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 13041

Re: Roadford 2016

As long as they understand me when I ask for a beer, they can say scone, scone or scone for all I care...
by realnutter
Wed May 11, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Toestrap ideas please...
Replies: 6
Views: 4697

Re: Toestrap ideas please...

Hmmm.. fine if you know where there's a hard point to screw into...

I'm thinking about stiffening the straps with wire... net curtain wire for example....
by realnutter
Wed May 11, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Toestrap ideas please...
Replies: 6
Views: 4697

Toestrap ideas please...

My Flipper Scow is a bit weird*... It has a spine down the full length of the cockpit from which the toestraps hang... Like this: http://img.porssilehdet.fi/raw/1514000/1514089_2.jpg Apologies for the big pic! I'd like to make them stand away from the spine so I can get my toes under them easily, wi...
by realnutter
Wed May 11, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Staunton Harold in June
Replies: 44
Views: 20855

Re: Staunton Harold in June

I'm certainly going to be there... Will be in the Minisail champs, and will have another boat for people to play with...

I expect to be bringing a tent...
by realnutter
Sun May 08, 2016 6:07 am
Forum: Banter
Topic: Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7982

Re: Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached ?

If you don't want to sign up to a hosting service, then imgsafe.org will host pics on an ad-hoc basis... I don't know how long they keep them for, though...
by realnutter
Sun May 08, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Flipper Scow
Replies: 15
Views: 9045

Re: Flipper Scow

The same.... that's how it was built....
by realnutter
Sat May 07, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Flipper Scow
Replies: 15
Views: 9045

Re: Flipper Scow

Yep.... I'll pick out the corpses before the third coat tomorrow... and polish out any that stick to that....
by realnutter
Sat May 07, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Flipper Scow
Replies: 15
Views: 9045

Re: Flipper Scow

First coat of paint on the underside... I'm loving the colour, but so is every flying insect in the county!

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by realnutter
Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Odd rigging... What are these for?
Replies: 6
Views: 5021

Re: Odd rigging... What are these for?

Michael... the gooseneck moves up and down only.... the mast rotates, but at the same angle as the boom... no over-rotation is possible...