AR15 Denver

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:32 am

A lot of measuring and leveling and straightening and I THINK I have the symmetry issue narrowed down to exactly 3/4" on frame E. My plan is to just add that to the gunwale on the starboard side. I don't think it will be visible at all and no way you could feel the difference either. Yay. :D

I have been doing a ton of reasearch and am starting to get a grasp of the rigging hardware I need and almost understand it enough to be able to ask questions! Somebody suggested the book "Rig Your Dinghy Right" great book but most of it is over my head. There have been some really nice pictures tho. :oops:

I did get the chainplate backing and the bow and stern eye reinforcement epoxied in.

I still have some rigging questions I need answers for and I have 2 more reinforcement areas I already know about that need to be installed.
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:55 am

This is what we call "Good Sanding weather in Denver!".
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Bogieman » Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:37 pm

Glad to hear you got it all worked out. She's looking great too. I don't know about all that snow though...

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:39 am

Thanks Bogie! It is Denver tho, so the snow is already gone and it is back to spring like temp's already!

My sails have been Shipped!!!

They are due to arrive Wednesday. I have only checked the shipping status 3 times so far....I think I am going to stay home from work just to make sure I am here to sign for them! :oops:
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Bogieman » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:33 am

Biney777 wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:39 am
Thanks Bogie! It is Denver tho, so the snow is already gone and it is back to spring like temp's already!

My sails have been Shipped!!!

They are due to arrive Wednesday. I have only checked the shipping status 3 times so far....I think I am going to stay home from work just to make sure I am here to sign for them! :oops:
Good stuff right there. You have every right to be excited

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Jeff » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:56 am

Nice Biney, hope they arrive safe & sound!! Jeff

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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:36 pm

Thanks Bogie.

Thanks Jeff, and Thank you for all your help and Jacques and Reid too! Your willingness to help and either provide me the answers or provide direction as to where I can find the answers has been Great! I really do appreciate it!
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by OrangeQuest » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:57 pm

Just cause you get the boat on the water and sail away, don't forget to come back and post pictures of your beautiful boat on the water! :D
"that it isn't just an ordinary sort of boat. Sometimes it's a Boat, and sometimes it's more of an Accident. It all depends." "Depends on what?" "On whether I'm on the top of it or underneath it."
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:47 am

Thanks for the reminder Orange Quest, but I am still a long ways from splashing this one.

My total lack of sailing and rigging knowledge has been a much bigger obstacle than I expected.

I mean it when I say that Jeff taking my calls and Jacques willingness to address my myriad of questions mostly caused by my total lack of sailing knowledge has been a a very big deal! Shoot, Jeff has done everything but read me a bedtime story to help me over this hurdle!.
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Re: AR15 Denver

Post by Biney777 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:31 pm

They Arrived!!!
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