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Old 02-05-2014
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
No, not so Classic.
Engine was in and we had good numbers for other weights of missing gear. Kim and I were not making this up as we went along. We had been tracking weights for two years.
Wow!! That's certainly the precision way to go..

Nobody worried about weight too much on the only builds I've been involved in - but then having to shift an engine a few inches one way or the other to get the boat onto her lines wasn't fun either.
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