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    Hi JB, Here is the link, unfortunately he doesn't show how he made it. There are other videos on utube that show how the explosions are made using LED's, chicken wire and cotton wool. https://youtu.be/jb2b9f9LAWw Martin555.
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    Maybe they deleted that part - as it really did spoil the movie - was a good one otherwise. Perhaps its like records where they change tracks to suit venues Had two different versions of one of the Rovers LP 's at one time - one from the UK and tother from SA. Believe it was a copyright issue.
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    Looking for some help - kitted two little Elvers to make with grandson - hull as per drawing attached - 15" vane yachts designed by Vic Smeed - would like to convert them to a gaff rig. Think a cutter rig may well be over the top - possibly affecting the mast positioning?- would love to do it though - used to sail a 19'6" Cape Cutter - fantastic. Would need a drawing or sail plan re size etc - complete novice at sailing type designs - have made the mast movable by an 1/2 inch or so forward or backward (its stepped into a hardwood foot on the deck) - not sure if that's enough.
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