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  1. Trueke

    Parts for Sailfish

    Someone just offered me a free Sailfish hull if I come and pick it up this weekend. Not sure of the condition, but I do know it has no rudder, spars, dagger-board, nor sail. He said the as for the hull is in good shape. My question is, Can I use parts from a Sunfish to put this other fish to...
  2. Trueke

    North Sail SF Sail "Newport"

    Selling a class approved North Sail Sunfish sail Newport "style". It has been used perhaps a maximum of five times and it is in like new condition. Selling because I want to buy a sail that will better match the new colors of my recently painted SF. I will ship priority CONUS or PR, and Paypal...
  3. Trueke

    Is this a sacrilage?

    I just finished my sunfish project and realized my sail is...how should I put this...too pretty for th rest of the hull. Beautiful looking but it just doesn't flow with the rest of the hull. When I acquired boat it came with a new (less than five use I consider new) North Sail Newport sail. My...
  4. Trueke

    It's alive!!!!

    After a year and a few buck$$. My Sunfish is ready!!!! Here are some pics of the before...
  5. Trueke

    Bridle Replacement

    I have read in several threads that, as long as I'm not interested in keeping my fish class legal, I can use a line to replace the bridle. Mine was the older 3-loop style. Any info on the length and thickness of the line? Any pictures of these? Thanks in advance.
  6. Trueke

    Sand, Buff or Just Leave Alone?

    Looked around this and other forums and cannot find a definitive answer for this questions. I am in the final steps of painting my SF, and don't know what should I do after the final coat (third one) is applied. I am using Interlux Brightside and have wet-sanded (320 grid)in between coats...
  7. Trueke

    Self-Bailer Substitude

    Looking around for a cheap bailer (yes I'm kind of cheap), and someone offered me a kayak bailer (didn't know kayaks used bailers) from an Aqua-Terra kayak that supposedly will work fine on my SF. Does anyone knows anything about using a different bailer on a SF whether it is this aqua-terra one...
  8. Trueke

    Quick URGENT Trailer Quertion!

    I have read in a couple of threads that you can use a jet ski trailer to haul your Sunfish. At the present time I have no trailer and have a guy that is waiting for my reply for a 8 ft. (that is what he said) jetski trailer in good condition and at a REALLY good price. Can anyone confirm or deny...
  9. Trueke

    A Ten Second Rant...

    ...After patching up the three holes on my SF, I just felt the need to let the Sunfish community how I feel after applying the West System's 407 fairing mix, "SANDING, NO MORE SANDING PLEASE!!!!" Now back to you regular forum discussions.:D
  10. Trueke

    Right Way of Layering Glass

    I've finally got around to patch the holes on my fish an have everything set to spent my Spring Break getting her ready for this season. The problem; I can't find someone to clarify what is the correct way, or rather the correct order to place the layers of fiberglass when patching from the...
  11. Trueke

    Newbie's Free Sunfish...

    ...well, almost free. I've just traded a $300 guitar for a Sunfish and I think I did pretty well considering the sail is new (not like new...I mean NEW!):D, the tiller and the daggerboard are complete and in really good shape, and most hardware is there and in working order. The hull...
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