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by Rupert
Tue Sep 21, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: National 12 - 2204 - FOR SALE
Replies: 13
Views: 6802

Plankers slide it in and out?
by Rupert
Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: National 12 - 2204 - FOR SALE
Replies: 13
Views: 6802

Alan Price told me you were thinking of an OK - did you go for it?
by Rupert
Mon Sep 20, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Balcotan v Epoxy
Replies: 22
Views: 12847

I've used resorcynol glues (Cascophen) when re builing fairey boats. Great for cold moulding, as it is easy to spread and doesn't expand. Very similar to the Phenol formaldehyde glues, but sets at room temp. Used to use Urea Formaldehyde glue a lot. Cascamite by another name. Wouldn't bother now wit...
by Rupert
Mon Sep 20, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Balcotan v Epoxy
Replies: 22
Views: 12847

I redecked Saskia with Balcotan. Need lots of clamps as it foams. Best for large area not too high stress joins, I feel. Deck not fallen off...yet! Very easy to use compared to epoxy, and no waste.
by Rupert
Mon Sep 20, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Mirror 16
Replies: 4
Views: 3857

Hi John! I too saw the boat. They looked terrible but have been told they sail rather well. Would be good with a bad back. Mirror 14 an altogether different beast! Quick, though. The 16 would have a cvrda handicap of 92, where a wayfarer is 97. I think the 16 would get into cvrda as a lost class!
by Rupert
Sat Sep 18, 2004 8:36 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: THE Finn is for sale !!
Replies: 2
Views: 3342

If only I weighed a bit more! Next project must be pretty special to be parting with K60.
by Rupert
Fri Sep 17, 2004 8:56 am
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: Scones
Replies: 5
Views: 7950

Sorry, not classic enough? Bit like bringing a Laser along to sail? Tastier, though - more like bringing an RS 600!
by Rupert
Fri Sep 17, 2004 8:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Frensham Pond 2005
Replies: 10
Views: 5918

I had no idea! Congratulations, Liz!
by Rupert
Thu Sep 16, 2004 8:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Frensham Pond 2005
Replies: 10
Views: 5918

Charles Smith at Frensham Pond has made arrangements with his committee for cvrda to hold a classics event there on July 16th 17th 2005. For those who don't know, Frensham Pond is near Farnham, in the south east of England. A delightful old fashioned looking club with excellent facilities and friend...
by Rupert
Thu Sep 16, 2004 8:42 pm
Forum: CVRDA organisation
Topic: Scones
Replies: 5
Views: 7950

Or Cornish? And lots of butter, too...