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by scorpion_1925
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: international moth magnum 8 k3941
Replies: 18
Views: 7003

Re: international moth magnum 8 k3941

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finally found time to take it for a sail never having managed to sail it before

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by scorpion_1925
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: What's your wheels?
Replies: 35
Views: 15679

Re: What's your wheels?

How many points added for a re-bore? And is the carbonfibre bling, like on an RS100 foredeck, or structural, like a Merlin mast?! Points for a rebore run into 3 figures The carbon fibre is currently decorative trim items that can be easily replaced although i do make it all myself however eventuall...
by scorpion_1925
Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: membership
Replies: 1
Views: 2500

membership

I realise this is going to sound like a stupid question but I was going to try and do a couple of events this year and was wondering do I have to be a member to participate at an event? The reason I ask is that I see the membership runs from 1st august for a year but the first event I was looking at...
by scorpion_1925
Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Banter
Topic: What's your wheels?
Replies: 35
Views: 15679

Re: What's your wheels?

i have a 1983 mk3 ford capri, use it every day for work and for towing the boats, its a bit of a project, has had a new engine fitted bored out to 2.1litres with a high torque cam. low ration back axle fitted, and plenty of carbon fibre fitted too.
by scorpion_1925
Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: double stacking trailer
Replies: 26
Views: 9883

Re: double stacking trailer

My parents have a fixed top deck west mersea that they picked up second hand, we used it last year for the scorpion nationals and it to tows like a dream, only took 5 to lift the top boa on and off even after a weeks tiring racing
by scorpion_1925
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Blithfield event 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 11210

Re: Blithfield event 2013

hi

only just seen this post but is there a date for this? if it fits around club racing and scorpion nationals i could bring a magnum 8 moth over
by scorpion_1925
Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Carbon international moth mast
Replies: 2
Views: 3369

Re: Carbon international moth mast

i built a carbon mast for my magnum 8 using a broken rs 600 mast, they snap at the goosneck but there is more than enough mast left to make a moth mast, just make sure you use stainless fitting cause carbon fibre will react with aluminium
by scorpion_1925
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Nationals 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 10811

Re: Nationals 2013

it sounds an interesting event, can i raise one point though, sailing backwards round a course or picking up objects that kind of thing is great fun and can be challenging even in a two man boat let alone a single handed boat, my concern is those that sail boats such as a classic international moth ...
by scorpion_1925
Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: international moth magnum 8 k3941
Replies: 18
Views: 7003

international moth magnum 8 k3941

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by scorpion_1925
Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: k3920 magnum 8
Replies: 15
Views: 4457

Re: k3920 magnum 8

thats looking good, i keep meaning to put some pictures of mine up
by scorpion_1925
Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: Banter
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 101
Views: 78723

Re: Introductions

hi, i just joined up. i have sailed many classic boats, and in our family is still the heron that my dad learnt to sail in, these days i sail a scorion and a streaker and have an international moth that is being refurbished. i am based up in york and sail at ripon sailing club. the scorpion travels ...