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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 11,981
Posted By Armchairprotest
Building a Rudder Newport 30

I''m reposting this thread because I misspelled rudder the first time around and the thread died a quick death. Plus I''m making some changes to my original discussion to clear up any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2004
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By Armchairprotest
Building a New Ruuder

Sawsalls rock!!!

PHRF can suck my rudder post. No, honestly I love the idea behind PHRF, but the politics (poly = many, tics = blood sucking insects) and the subjective rating adjusments are too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2004
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By Armchairprotest
Building a New Ruuder

I appreciate the feedback. I hope more people ask questions. This is probably far more detail than you need but, hey its fun and details are the key.

"...about 4 times its liquid volume" is vague....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2004
Replies: 16
Views: 4,709
Posted By Armchairprotest
Building a New Ruuder

I''ve built a new rudder for my boat a 77 Newport 30. Old one was indeed not working like I had assumed (Stock slipping in the rudder). The bracing on the stock inside the rudder had corroded and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-03-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 1,468
Posted By Armchairprotest
Carbon Rudder Post

I own a ''77 Newport 30''. Absolutely love it. Two weeks ago the rudder post began to slip in the rudder. I found over the years that the straps welded to the post that are held in place by the foam...
Forum: Racing   02-01-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By Armchairprotest
Crew/weight on the Bow

Thank you both for responding. Again, if you can remember the exact articles or references, please send.

Now, just for reference, I''m starting this discussion because I''m tired of the constant...
Forum: Racing   01-29-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By Armchairprotest
Crew/weight on the Bow

So, you hear it all the time in the racing fleet. Keep the weight off the bow. After the downwind leg, we always try and get the bow crew to wrap as quickly as possible "to keep the weight off the...
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