Bill Nelson
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The sail winch was about $25.00 off eBay. The only downside was it didn't come with instructions, so I had to experiment. I did...
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      Some progress My other project , a scratch built R\c sailboat , covered in a thread in the R/C section .
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      Have worked on the lateral stays . And their scratch built dead eyes. The lower deadeyes are built onto clevises that are pinned...
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      I made it back to Texas. Need to organize the shop after the chaos caused by the Sheetrock work Later this winter, I'll...
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    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The Magnolia made it to Texas . I did have two home made cleats split. They were made out of yellow poplar ; so I'm fabricating more...
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    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The last post kind of locked up , and my keyboard wouldn't work . I'm working on rigging. Next week we will make a run to Texas...
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      I'm
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The Wood in front of the stand is some mahogany left over from a wood carving class my wife took in college . I'm thinking there...
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      Thanks. The larger the scale, and the closer to actual construction techniques and materials you get, the easier it is to get that...
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    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      I'm four months into this build, making exceptional progress for This kind of work I have the bulwarks in position , and got the...
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    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      Last night I masked the bulwark posts , the transom, bow post , control line tubes , and upper hull. This morning I sprayed the deck...
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    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
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      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      My last effort had a removable extension for the rudder . This rudder has about 160% the effective surface of the one in the scale...
    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The plan was for this to be a getaway, and for us to split our time between our farm, and hour away, and the lake. My Wife had to...
    • Bill Nelson
      Bill Nelson replied to the thread Magnolia.
      The previous post had photos of the progress with the deck some scratch built pulleys , and a photo showing off some of the fancy...
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