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The downwind performance gripe seems to span most brands of wind vane.

As for vanes themselves, can the shape be tweaked with at all for performance in different conditions, or is the standard tall and narrow design generally the best? I was planning on using some marine ply (6mm) to make a couple new vanes--should I make one bigger and one smaller for light and heavy wind? Any particular dimensions for either?

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