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    Festus I need some Viper hardware I need the part(s) that attach the sidestay arms to the mast...

    Festus I need some Viper hardware I need the part(s) that attach the sidestay arms to the mast. I need new sidestay arms too. Can you fix me up? Call me at 651 380.4713
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Thanks cavemanI will get battans...the yard stick idea of katafloats is a good one!!! Mr QC may be through with the centerboard and rudder repair this coming weekend!!!!
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hey Viper1Skokie, I have about 6inches on the foot of my mainsail that is pulling apart...this is called the bolt rope I think. Anyway, I am sure I can "patch" it using a zipper foot and my regular sewing machine which is not heavy duty. I am going to call a sail maker and get some...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hey All I am posting some photos of my centerboard. It is being repaired by Mr. Quality Control. QC is going fix the edges with fiberglass then sand and paint the edges yellow or the same mahogany color as the rest of it. STAY tuned for photos of end result... I don't think I have an...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hey Caveman, I checked my boom for a ring. Did you have time to check yours? The weather is supposed to be bad this weekend so I doubt if I will get out. However, Slim Jim has been working on my rudder and center board. He disassembled the center board and is refinishing it and adding a new...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Caveman I do not have a down haul. How is yours attached? Do you have a picture of yours all rigged? I do not know if the sail is different or not. It sure appears to be larger than the one in the brochure picutre that was posted.
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hey Wavedancer, Kat, Caveman, Sean,I tried sailing again yesterday. It was pretty windy and after 2 unsuccessful attempts at launching I decided to call it quits....this rookie did not want to get hurt before she got started... So anyway.....I am thinking about the angle of the boom and have...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    I will try the soft scrub routine...thanks...Don't know if the angle of the boom is odd or not. It only fits on one way ..LOL I don't think I could mess that up...but them I am a rookie. I raised the height of the boom where it travels up and down on the mast so that I could see more...Any...
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    Hey kat I put my viper in the water yesterday. There was barely any wind but we managed to keep...

    Hey kat I put my viper in the water yesterday. There was barely any wind but we managed to keep the sails full for awhile. I am learnning how to sail this summer on my new (old) viper. Should be lots of fun!!
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hey All, Does anyone have a good method and product for waxing/polishing/general spiffing up this old viper?
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Thanks CM, It is great knowing everything is working!!!
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Went for the inaugural sail today. Not much wind but sure was fun. Lots to learn that is for sure!!!
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Hi I am the 3rd person...must be trend...I live WI I don't know anything about sailing. You don't happen to have a manual do you? I have a main sail and a jib. Hoping to have much fun this summer with little frustration!!!
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