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  1. Getting the foremast together. <a href='https://postimg.cc/cgxvfQ8F' target='_blank'><img src='https://i.postimg.cc/pT8KbCVM/20181111-011406.jpg' border='0' alt='20181111-011406'/></a>
  2. Although I will Tue the boats up on the davitts in a deployed attitude I still wanted the cradles to be placed properly on the deck.
  3. I cut a piece of plastic to act as an alignment tool while constructing the boat cradles.
  4. Thanks for the replies!Very helpful!
  5. Yes but it is not just a simple matter of cutting them out.You have to sew abd I am not proficient at that!
  6. I need a set of sails for my Billings Lila Dan,Tried the website but they are not listed for sails and the kit I am building is about 40 years old. Any ideas?

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