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Re: Bruce Roberts '53 (If somebody can consult)

Lots of people like these blocks. Much cheaper than the competition but still good quality. The main difference is they do not have to variety and they are not lightweight for racing.
For cruising they are fine.

The word is boom not bum and it is the mizzen mast and mizzen boom.
Your going to lean a lot of new terminology. Have fun.

The lesson from the Icarus story is not about human failing.
It is a lesson about the limitations of wax as an adhesive.
If you have an engineering problem solve it.

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