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Old 30-01-2018, 07:20   #31
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Re: Downwind Self-Steering Woes

atoms had a pretty small vane too & was fragile looking too, btw, but did 2 rtws for us with no defects
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didn't want to smartass you, rs, just to keep "the record straight" was very delicate & fragile looking, the Navik, popular with the frogs in it's time though & could stand up to bad weather too:
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atoms had a pretty small vane too & was fragile looking too, btw, but did 2 rtws for us with no defects
Yes I remember seeing those vanes but that was many years ago, you might be dating yourself
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