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    shorefun replied to the thread 3D Printed Mainsheet Hanger.
    I am just learning. Can you give some hints on printing specs? How did you orient the hangar on the plate? Type of material? Thanks
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    I finished one today. Still need to test it out. It machines easy.
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    I did some machining. It worked easy enough. I did get some stringers. Overall it was not very hard to deal with.
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    I have done some drilling and tapping to replace the narrow ends when they have broken off. It drills fine, the tapping is harder with...
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    So I bought myself 3' of 316 stainless rod for $20. I support a bunch of fish at the yacht club. I own a 9" Southbend lathe. No reason I...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Rudder.
    I posted after checking how to anneal 316 and the instructions are clear in needing water quench. I am used to annealing various metals...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Designing a sail.
    I fun race a recreational sail in our club. The racing sails always move ahead of me, they always seem to be a just a bit better on the...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Rotting rudder.
    There can be a lot of stress in that area. First step take everything off of it and look closer maybe post some better pictures. If...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Rudder.
    The stuff work hardens quick with bends. If you can heat red hot and quench in water that should anneal it.
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    shorefun replied to the thread Shark bite in bow...help!.
    Key take aways from fixing poorly repair sunfish. Sand to clean and roughen up the surface for best adhesion. I have been using poly...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Deck/hull reattach.
    I used thixo on a 2006 with the curled edge. So not quite the same if you have the flat deck edge with trim. I cleaned the area with 60...
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/175092423304?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=175092423304&targetid=149367643167...
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    Over time I have seen all sorts of contraptions. I would guess some work well and most dont over the long run (my guess looking them)...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Gudgeon.
    Dont think it matters a whole lot on cutting. I would go with a fine wood blade or a courser metal blade. Dont overthink it all. The...
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    shorefun replied to the thread Old sails and tacking?.
    I was just out in high winds on purpose to learn. I had other people there for support. The winds were 15 G 20. The winds are strong...
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