gregs1234 Posted November 25, 2014 Share #1 Posted November 25, 2014 (edited) Hello everyone, I am building the Bluejacket Jefferson Davis. There was a build log before the crash, but I haven;t been able to rebuild it. I have been moving along rather slowly, but the hull is complete and I am working on the masts. I am building the yards and am ready to install jackstays. Bluejacket provides some padeyes for this purpose and I have brass wire that fits the holes perfectly. However, the diameter comes out to about 2.2 scale inches. This seems a bit oversize. I have two other diameters of wire that are 1.65 scale inch and 1.4 scale inch. But, these smaller sizes will be loose in the padeyes. Does anyone know what the diameter of a jackstay would be for an Revenue Cutter build in the 1850's? I am also concerned about the spacing of the padeyes, The plans show them to be spaced about 16 inches apart. However, I was only supplied enough padeyes to space them about 30" apart. Would anyone have an opinion on the spacing? Thanks for all your help. Edited November 25, 2014 by gregs1234 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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