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Jun 24, 2011, 07:04 PM
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Doom,
Stuff on the boat starts on page 87..
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Jun 24, 2011, 07:42 PM
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cool thanks. unless i missed it do you have any idea on what shipping will be? i know it won't be cheap.
Jun 24, 2011, 09:55 PM
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I dunno, I gotta figure 40 bucks, the rig goes in its own huge box that Dennis built for it, plus the original box the boat comes in..
Jun 24, 2011, 10:18 PM
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UPS, FED EX, & USPS all charge by the cube and then the weight. I saw a picture of the containers Dennis made and they looked like they'd fall into that "oversize" category. A standard Nirvana in the factory box runs about $26 - $29.
I suspect it'd be over $40.

If you estimate high and it's less - it's a good thing.

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Jun 24, 2011, 10:37 PM
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ya. that's how i look at most things. expect the worst then when it ends up being better than expected i get a happy face

me thinks i needs to reserve a spot or two
Jun 24, 2011, 10:54 PM
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There was very little wind this afternoon, so testing was not very exciting. The sun makes the colors really "pop" with the boat on the water.

I was able to do a little sail trimming, decided I don't like the line I used for the sheets. To course - the bowsies don't slide very well on it. I''ll switch it Saturday to a smoother line. The set up worked well - so I'll leave it in place and hope for more wind to get the boat dialed in. Not to bad so far. I need to put the weight on the stern - like to get the bow up a tad.

I try again tomorrow, hope we'll have more wind.

I have decided it is hard to sail the boat and take the pictures at the same time.



Thanks Capt Absent for the kind words.
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Jun 24, 2011, 11:05 PM
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Chidago and Boomer,

No intent of attitude was intended nor accusation of ill repute, especially towards Chidago. I understood where and from whom the boat came from because I read the posts from back around page 80. My only intent was to not let the raffle die.

Perhaps everyone here on the thread knows what is happening but ppeople on RCgroups don't. By that I intend to mean those who were invited to the raffle as I was when I saw the "invitation/announcement" over a month ago.

I admit I don't check the Classifieds all the time so could have missed other announcements for the raffle.

My whole idea was to just try to put some excitement into the raffle idea.

So, if anyone took offense, my sincerest apologies. Perhaps I need to be using smiles more/better.

Bob
Jun 25, 2011, 06:38 AM
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LOL..
Bob, no offense taken, you are one of us here, and perception sometimes is blurry, so please dont let it bother you.

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Jun 25, 2011, 11:08 AM
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Chidago,

Whew, thanks, on both counts, being one of the group and especially understanding. (smiley) [massive relief]

Bob
Jun 25, 2011, 12:55 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rblubaugh
Chidago,

Whew, thanks, on both counts, being one of the group and especially understanding. (smiley) [massive relief]

Bob
All's well..................................we're good!
Boomer
Jun 25, 2011, 02:39 PM
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now that we are back on track, we were chattin about a nugget page, a great idea, Bob has..
Jun 25, 2011, 02:51 PM
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Can we define "nugget"?
Jun 25, 2011, 03:01 PM
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For instance, page 3 defines that Lithium batteries are not allowed; page 4 talks about sail protectors; don't want to leave out page 1, which tells everything you need to know about Nirvana sail boats, rules, etc. and somewherer in the first four pages is a source for string.

In other words, whats a nugget?
Jun 25, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Dunno, Bob, was using that term that you used..
Jun 25, 2011, 06:06 PM
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OH, hummm.


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