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Feb 11, 2018, 09:20 AM
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Welcome to the 1/8 scale class


Pictured are three members of the racing PHRF 1/8 scale class.

Left to right are:

J/24(36")
Ultimate 24(36")
Colgate 26(39")

The largest scale fleet(in our fleets of scale)

New plugs underway......J/88 and J/121. 1/8 scale.


A different/fun approach to r/c racing.

Dean
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Feb 11, 2018, 11:51 PM
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The J24 really appeals to me as I owned/raced one (KA 105, Divine Madness) in the late 80s/early 90s in Australia. I would really like an rc version. Will it have a scale keel? When do you anticipate it being available?
Feb 12, 2018, 02:52 AM
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Available


Hi Radsail,

Yes its available.....I do not make it but will give you persons name who does. That model has been around since 1983.

Two depths of keels will be used on the permanent five I will have. A scale(show keel) also will allow for office display. All scaled gear on board including cam cleats.

The Ultimate 24 will owe the J/24 time. Colgate 26 although the longest......will get the most on corrected time.

Thanks for asking.

PM to follow later today.

Cheers,Dean
Feb 12, 2018, 03:11 AM
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J/24 keels


Will try these two designs....

My hull number 2 will be completed soon.

DD
Feb 12, 2018, 05:33 AM
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First set of 14 built for Offshore Sailing School


Fun model to build.

DD
Feb 12, 2018, 05:34 AM
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Colgate 26


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Feb 12, 2018, 05:36 AM
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Colgate 26


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Feb 12, 2018, 05:52 AM
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Ultimate 24


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Feb 12, 2018, 09:35 AM
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Radsail


PM just sent on person who makes the J/24 model in Michigan. USA


all the very best,

Dean
Feb 12, 2018, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Derusha
PM just sent on person who makes the J/24 model in Michigan. USA


all the very best,

Dean
Thanks for the info Dean.
Feb 13, 2018, 05:40 AM
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J/121 plug


Hard Balsa block's create this new plug.

DD


CNC 5 axis milling not cost effective yet at this point..........

Some new models may remain as manufactured owned fleets and not make it to market so investment needs to remain low.
Last edited by Derusha; Feb 13, 2018 at 05:47 AM. Reason: Added info.


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