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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    I preemptively ordered a deck hardware kit.When I went to update the cam cleats I found the new ones where a different size. Agree the mainsheet block will be updated. I made the new hiking strap from doubled up seatbelt webbing and stuffed it with some of the old mainsheet. Later on I would...
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    Homemade walnut tiller handle and extension. The extension is 36 inches of some aluminum tubing I had around and the connection is rope and knot . I am still experimenting with it's length. I epoxied a piece of stainless light switch cover to the bottom of the tiller handle to stop the wood from...
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    I did the mast step last week after reading of a few horror stories of ripped out decks. The drain plug passed the bubble test. The rope is 1/4 sta-set, yes I did the splice. This thicker rope works better than the blue rope I had earlier. The vang strap is 3/8 in the...
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    Old Laser Hull 823

    Could be??? I found this boat under a porch in East Tennessee and it had not seen water in about 15 years. And the lady didn't know much about it.
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    Old Laser Hull 823

    Thank you I will work on getting this corrected
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    Old Laser Hull 823

    Ok I got hull 823 registered with the state of Tennessee. Problem is they have the manufacturer as Gregor Boat Company. I googled and could not find the name of the company that made the Laser in 1972. Does anyone know?? My understanding is it was In the Quebec area in 1972.
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    The spacer looked like a cost saving measure. I removed the upper and lower gudgeons to seal the air leaks after a bubble test and compared the two . They appear to be the same .
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    Also more
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    Inside the hull
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    Old Laser Hull 823 pics

    Took a bunch of pictures today
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    Old Laser Hull 823

    Hello all. Went out again this weekend to go test homade tiller handle and extension. The wind was 10 to 20 gusting to 30 and at least 400 degrees variability . I got dunked I count 5 times , but was surprised how easy it was to right the boat in the winds we where having. Much easier the the...
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    Old Laser Hull 823

    Yes I have a vang but I think it is the original one. It doesn't bite very well . I will need to get a replacement .
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