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    Fairey Swordsman 25"
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    1 year ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ DaveG
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    This cruiser will be the first boat i have ever built, i haven't decided on what to power it with and what running gear to use yet either.
    When i assembled the Keel i went to remove it from my building board and snapped it in half, i emailed slec and told them what i had done, they where happy to help and i think they are sending me the 9 parts of the Keel free of charge.
    I say i think they are because i've had no contact with them since.
    I have carried on so far with the bulkheads gluing the first 3 in place but have come to a stop for now.
    I do have another project i can go back to but that's another thread, all i can say at the moment is watch this space........

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    πŸ’¬ Re: Fairey Swordsman 25"
    1 year ago by πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ CB90 ( Commander)
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    Hi Dave,
    If you can upload some pictures of your progress and your poor old keel, that would be of interest.

    If you can find a single piece of wood (instead of 9 bits) it is likely to be stronger, transfer the shape onto new wood which needs to be same thickness as original, otherwise will upset the rest of the kit/build.


    Regards Roy



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