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Re: Is there a professional sailmaker on this forum?

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Originally Posted by Irunbird View Post
Yeah, I would *think* a decent sailmaker wouldn't make that mistake... I'm sure you can't assume too much these days, but dacron comes in a multitude of thicknesses, and the main thing I would expect a boat owner to furnish the sailmaker with would be brand/model of furler so they know how to make the thing fit.
Yes I agree. Clearly there are advantages to having a local sailmaker involved in the process rather than saving a buck and ordering online! Fortunately the owner has a stupidly large amount of disposable income and didn't seem to care very much when things didn't work out very well...
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