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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Finally! I found those pics of the $2 blocks Brent was talking about:

I assume these are from his own boat - which starts to give some small indication of its condition. I guess we all have different measures of "perfection".
Nah, Smackers, that cannot be Brent's boat, there is not nearly 30 coats of pain on it...

I think there are only maybe 15 or 20, but it is the deck, I think, who can tell from the angles. It sure does look like $50.00 bucks a year does not go far in the maintenance world even on a BS boat.

One thing I would have to say, the blocks look heavy duty enough to haul the boat up with.

It is good to learn from your mistakes, but much better to learn from the mistakes of others...
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