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    Mast support for trailering

    Bill, Why add a deck plate? Is there something specific that you want to have easy access to?
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    Wanted: Sails for Mod2

    bought some. No longer looking. thanks
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    Mast support for trailering

    Great stuff Bill. As I ready my boat for Summer in the Sierras, a post like this is quite valuable. I have been thinking through how to best devise a cradle for the stern of the boat, and your pictures are much appreciated. In the 9th picture, from the stern with the Miata in the background...
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    Wanted:  Sails for Mod2

    Mod2 I purchased last week is in need of a set of sails, and more ;) Interested in whatever deals the community here might have to offer me on some used canvas. Thank you, Eric
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    Mod2 - New Owner - Bottom Paint and Crack Repair Questions

    Tonight I got a look at the belly of the beast. I had a three friends come by at lunch time this afternoon. We slid/muscled the boat off of the trailer and onto the front lawn. It was easy. We then flipped it onto it's topdeck, picked it up and placed it on sawhorses I had set up in the garage...
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    Mod2 - New Owner - Bottom Paint and Crack Repair Questions

    Looks like Cyanacrylate is a general name for the family adhesives that include super glue, locktite, and others. Sounds like a great idea for hairline cracks, but anything larger, maybe 1mm plus, I am inclined to chip out, patch and gel coat over. Any input on best white gelcoat to match a...
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    Mod2 - New Owner - Bottom Paint and Crack Repair Questions

    Kent, It will be a trailer only boat. I did quite a bit of homework yesterday and now have a better understanding of what I face. Please see my reply, above, with details. I hope to avoid the really nasty scraping by attempting to remove the existing bottom coat with a soy based product that...
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    Mod2 - New Owner - Bottom Paint and Crack Repair Questions

    All makes sense. I've learned quite a bit since starting this thread yesterday morning. I've decided to tackle the bottom of the boat first. It has a bottom coat of anti-fouling paint on it, that is in pretty poor shape. I will attempt to strip it using a soy based material I get from a local...
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    Mod2 - New Owner - Bottom Paint and Crack Repair Questions

    My family is the proud new owner of a Mod2, sail number 3381. I purchased her yesterday from a kind gentleman in Nevada City, CA. 3381 is in solid shape, though will certainly require elbow grease, money, and patience to get her ready for Tahoe this summer. Big ticket need is sails. I am...
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