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Jack12477

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  1. Goldilocks can't decide if the porridge is too hot or too cold so it goes back to the kitchen until the cooks get it just right. πŸ˜‰
  2. To see the shape of the boat when we got it compared to the restored boat, see the photos in Post 64 of the boat sitting inside the trailer.
  3. Thanks Edward. It was a fun project. Now if "climate change" will be kind to us this winter and let the Hudson River freeze to a thickness and area we can safely use, we may get to take it for a sail. Of course, there are still some tune-ups to be done, starting with sharpening those runner blades πŸ˜‰ I am thinking about scratch building a model of Manhasset later in the season, the dual cockpit should look cool, especially since I now know exactly how it attaches to the backbone. Probably do it in the same scale as the Rocket.
  4. Yesterday (Saturday) about a bake's dozen of us gathered at the farm of a fellow ice boat club member to reassemble the Manhasset and make sure we had all the parts. Unfortunately installing all the hardware and getting the boat realigned and the mast rigging sorted out (even tho all the stays were labeled) took more time than we anticipated so we ran out of daylight and decided to forego, for now, trying to step the mast. As the sun was setting in the west we finally go all of the components loaded back into the trailer. We used the trailer's crane to lift the backbone and runner plank into
  5. Actually we Americans call our northern neighbors Canadians ! πŸ˜‰
  6. Chris is this Thread "how to avoid twisted lanyards" any help ?
  7. America's Inland Fresh Water Sea aka Great Lakes = Northern Coast πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰ Oh yea! Canada's south coast Welcome to MSW, ThirdCoast
  8. File a counter claim with PayPal giving them the Postal tracking number along with a screen shot from your computer. If PayPal is as good as they claim they are, they will reject his claim. I watched a package I sent to family in Maryland sit in the USPS Newark NJ Distribution Center for 7 days before it moved on to MD. It was sent 2 day priority mail.
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