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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by Calin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:43 pm

Hello John,
If it is an inch difference I would not worry. It would be more concern with rake and stays tension.

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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by THE CUSCUS » Fri Sep 09, 2016 2:19 pm

Have you measured the positions of anything else, port and starboard? Nothing measures the same on my V25. And for that matter, no 2 boats are likely the same. I think they were all built "by eye". Not that this is a bad thing, one just can't assume that both sides are the same.

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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by JohnCT » Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:12 pm

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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by Retcoastie » Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:03 am

The differences you have are probably not a problem. It may be that one of the stays was replaced with not an exact match. That is what adjusters are for. Unless you suspect a structural weakness they are most likely fine. The main thing is that the mast is vertical and straight port to starboard. You could use a spirit level to level the boat and then a plum bob to check the mast.

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Re: Measuring rigging

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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by Catigale » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:22 pm

Postby THE CUSCUS » Fri Sep 09, 2016 2:19 pm

Have you measured the positions of anything else, port and starboard? Nothing measures the same on my V25. And for that matter, no 2 boats are likely the same. I think they were all built "by eye". Not that this is a bad thing, one just can't assume that both sides are the same.
More like built by hay Karumba

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Re: Measuring rigging

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Re: Measuring rigging

Post by Catigale » Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:07 pm

Not quite sure how I insulted people on this thread, but got a PM to that effect.

My apologies to those who took offence, I added the quote to which the post referred for clarity above.

Per forum rules, lets close off that discussion here, please.

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