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Old 09-01-2008, 14:04   #31
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Originally Posted by Alan Wheeler View Post
I want one of those. Two of those actually. I have considered it for sometime and have it on my to do list.
Do you have any problem with the sail getting caught up in anyway??
If you mean lazy jacks wheels, we installed them a few months ago and have found them to be excellent - to date the sail has not caught up in it - we used NZ Boating magazine design.

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Old 09-01-2008, 15:00   #32
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I have at least $200 worth of bungees on my boat. I have to keep a tarp up due to a large leaky window. After having a bungee let loose and get me, i came up with another way to cover the window.
Do you realize you could have had a soultion by taking the $200 and going to the bank and exchanging them for pennies instead of lead! That would be about 176 pounds of pennies. 1 box of pennies is $50 = 44 lbs. I used to wrap coins when I worked at a bank.

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Old 09-01-2008, 19:33   #33
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I got the lead for free. Ive got about 700# of the lead bricks. And no they are not all on the boat.
The boat sank.
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Old 10-01-2008, 00:46   #34
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I am reluctant to share about my bungee accident but I will. When I lived in Canada and rode an old Norton. I was sent by my friends to pick up a 24 pack of beer. Armed with 2 of the heavy rubber type of bungee's, I stretched and stretched it from one side of the bike to the other in an effort to secure the 24 pack to the seat of the bike. Please keep in mind that I am pulling down on the bungee between my legs...Yes, you guessed it. It let go from the otherside and hit me square. I turned white as the blood drained from my face. It took most of that 24 pak to kill the pain!
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Old 10-01-2008, 02:54   #35
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Originally Posted by Celestialsailor View Post
rode an old Norton.
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