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    Eyeper replied to the thread Daggerboard drag.
    Maybe it's just me, but I haven't had this brake piece in my boat for many years. The bungee pressure has been sufficient to hold the...
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    I note that I am closing in on sailing my Laser 1,000 times. As of today, it's 950, and if my increasing desire to use it continues, I...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Harken boom and traveler blocks.
    Can someone show me which Harken blocks are appropriate for the traveler? Year ago the ones I used had stainless steel "cheeks" which...
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    With a north Pacific High producing north to northwest winds 15 miles offshore and a low off southern California creating southerly...
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    My Laser (ancient hull (#32xxx), 4 races old in my ownership) also has no self bailer. There's a rubber cork on a string tangling up in...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Trailex SUT 220.
    Wavedancer, that's a fresh idea that I didn't think of! It bears contemplation.
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Trailex SUT 220.
    Whoops, never mind, y'all about commenting on the SUT 250 -L . I see it is one I have already looked over and sadly doesn't work for...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Trailex SUT 220.
    Thanks, Wavedancer! I'll take a look at that model, and if anyone here has SUT 250-L Laser experience it would be welcome.
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    Eyeper posted the thread Trailex SUT 220 in Laser Talk.
    There's probably already a forum thread on this but I don't see it. How's this trailer for keeping Laser sailors happy? Trailex SUT 220
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig.
    Thanks, Rob. Good points you make. And when it comes to "the devil in the details," I wonder if anyone has done a careful...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig.
    YES! Lali, my sail is "fake." Since I don't race at all and just love the boat as a solo sport for 36 years now, many little things...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig.
    thanks, Andy! Next time it stops raining I'll roll my sail out on the lawn and have a look at the pockets and see if I might want to...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig.
    - as further info, I never let my sail sit and flog while not sailing, and I also roll it rather than fold, so the battens stay in all...
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    Eyeper posted the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig in Laser Talk.
    I'm really liking the shape of this new sail. But I recall hearing someplace that you should "tape the battens" to reduce wear on the...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Video: Sailing Tomales Bay.
    Nice, Andy! Nobody can read and sail light air like you. And I see both you and Greg are sporting MK2 sails - aren't those great...
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