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    Composite daggerboard make?

    Got her bought and pleased Its a Crompton (labels on box) from England and labelled as authorized sunfish class Magnet sticks Fair bit longer than the original wood board i warped by removing finish and putting project aside Cant wait to try it
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    Composite daggerboard make?

    Ok, thanks for the info $100 CDN so should be good addition to our Sunfish
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    Composite daggerboard make?

    As far as origin i dont know Seller is selling for someone at his lake and apparently they brought back with them from florida Thats all i was told
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    Composite daggerboard make?

    It will just be for recreational sailing so not worried about the legal aspect So it should be fine? As far as working well? I have only had 2 wooden daggerboards and this looks a bit different but i have never other than pics even seen a composite one Thanks
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    Composite daggerboard make?

    Going to look and hopefully buy a locally advertised daggerboard tomorrow (for a sunfish) Its a composite type (apparently brand new) made by skeeter products. I tried looking online but havent had any luck finding any info on this type. does anyone have any knowledge or experience with this...
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    What were these holes in my sunfish cockpit?

    In my sunfish there is a smallish (3/16 ish) hole in the front wall of the cockpit (centre) and a larger 3/4” approx hole in the rear upper port side. The large one had screw holes on either side of it. Just wondering what these might have been for at on time. Currently just a good way to let...
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    I screwed up! Warped Daggerboard

    Only so much space available! But thanks for the suggestion
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    I screwed up! Warped Daggerboard

    Ok Thanks for letting me know Heres a pic of what i am up against
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    I screwed up! Warped Daggerboard

    Danpal When doing that dresser using the wetting technique you mentioned did you clamp once wet and brace in position till dry, then refinish? Would like to try this but trying to think my way through that and uncertain. Thanks for the idea
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    I screwed up! Warped Daggerboard

    Well I was all keen last fall to redo my sunfish. One of the projects was repairing the wooden daggerboard and I removed the finish with chemical stripper down to bare wood but then life got busy and project got put aside. Decided to get back on it and to my dismay I see my daggerboard now has...
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    Car Topping a Sunfish...first time went well

    Alan Thanks for that suggestion. In my picture it does look like it is resting in the coaming but it isnt actually. The foam i put between the boat and the 2x4's is bulging out a bit and makes it appear as if its resting on the coaming. I had it right up against the edge of the coaming though
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    advice for repairing daggerboard?

    Yes that helps for sure Thank you
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    advice for repairing daggerboard?

    For those of you that have ripped off the damaged areas and replaced with new mahogony. Are you just gluing the 2 flat surfaces together or are you adding anything else like screws or dowels to those to aid in the connection What type if adhesive is best for this type of repair? Is it just...
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    Car Topping a Sunfish...first time went well

    Needed to get our sunfish home to do some repairs and dry it out a bit. I don't have a trailer and wasn't sure how I was going to manage it. My wife lent me her Subaru Forester but while it has roof rails running front to back it does not have rails running across. I had read somewhere on...
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    advice for repairing daggerboard?

    ok, ordered those items thanks for the help deciding what I needed. much appreciated
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