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Apr 02, 2017, 10:54 PM
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Gifford, glad to see your boat coming together. Mine will slowly come together over the next two weeks and hopefully have an A rig on it by the fifteenth for our first official 10 rater race.
Ryan
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Apr 13, 2017, 10:33 PM
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Working on my new A rig, gonna put it together Saturday morning. Got the spreader mounts on and all the attachment points for the shrouds and headstay ready for rigging.
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Apr 15, 2017, 01:07 AM
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I'll post some pictures of the new rig soon, I am gonna put it together tomorrow. Also anyone around here wants in on 10 rater action, the first official race of the season at the San Francisco Model Yacht club takes place tomorrow. Action will start about 130PM on Spreckles Lake.
Come out and watch. Ryan
Apr 15, 2017, 08:00 PM
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Resurrection nearly complete.


A 10R that our customer found on EBay that needed updating and was missing the rig. It's a great story which I will share in a bit but I could not resist posting a couple pictures.

SJ
Apr 15, 2017, 10:34 PM
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lovely


Chuck is that a 12 behind her trying to imagine the scale of the 10R
thanks in advance Mike

Apr 16, 2017, 06:52 PM
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Mike, that's a new class called a Colombia 42. 42" lOA. The 10R is about 6' long.
Apr 16, 2017, 09:49 PM
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thx Chuck


Thx Chuck
Mike

Apr 17, 2017, 11:18 PM
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10 rater sailing is alive and well at the San Francisco Model Yacht Club. Three dedicated 10 raters and one I 54 raced six races on Saturday the 15th of April is some light fluky wind. The Tomahawk came out on top sailed by Dave Misunus. Unfortunately I was unable to finish my new A rig in time for the race. Sailed my Merlin to five seconds. Jim Forbes sailed his Partner for the first three races with a big stick on his keel. The boat was much faster after that stick was discovered and removed. Jim is still working on tuning it, so I expect it to go faster next time out. Rob Weaver sailing his I 54 gave all of us a run for the money and finished third in most races. I'll add a picture or two soon. Ryan
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Apr 20, 2017, 12:28 AM
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My mast section came from a fella in Colorado, and sees to me after putting the rig together quite not stiff. Me thinks this is going to be an issue as the mast is going to bend to much. Any suggestions on how to stiffen the mast without a jumper strut? I will mull this over and take some pictures as soon as I can. Ryan
Yesterday, 10:42 PM
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Did a bit of test sailing new rig in 8 to 15 today and was mostly pleased with the results. Still have more mods to do to new rig. Pictures are not the the best, but hard to shoot pictures and sail the boat at the same time. Ryan


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