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#51: The Rod to Wire Riddle

Lots of decisions to make here on the rigging kids.  Going from rod to wire is going to take a lot of modifications on the upper fittings and the forestay … don’t even get me started.  And, taping?  More taping? … Continue reading

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#32: When Rigging Fails

Because sometimes it just does, although our takeaway here was: check your chafe points.  But, we were surprised to see our mast (even with a rotten base) stood up to some of the heaviest forces she has ever seen.  This … Continue reading

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March 5, 2014 – Rigs & Ribs

Isn’t that just the way it always happens?  You let your guard down.  Go out and have some fun.  And, it comes back to bite ya!  We thought we had made it through the worst of the projects.  Crossed everything … Continue reading

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