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Hi Admiral RNinMunich sir, I was going down the route of building a 2.4GHz Detector/Meter until I came across this: https://www.banggood.com/Lantian-Mini-High-Sensitive-2_4G-Fr... It works a treat and for that price it is not worth running around getting parts for a diode/capacitor/meter circuit. Cheers from DownUnda
Hi Doug, thanks for that lead. I have since found that the boat is still intact and in a museum in Norway. Dagfinn Bakke from the Norsk Modellseilforening og Norsk IOM Klubb put me onto it. http://www.modellseiling.no/2017/09/09/sam-o-berge-minneseil... Grimstad Sjøfartsmuseum :- firstname.lastname@example.org Who says that the world cannot get along with one another? Thanks all. Cheers, Terry Smith I'm retired. I have nothing to do. I have all day to do it. Why don't I have any spare time?
Hi guys, I am seeking assistance with my search for plans of 'Prince Charming'. She won the World Championship in A Class 1935 sailed by Sam O. Berg of Norway. Any help will be gratefully accepted. Cheers, Terry Smith, beautiful sunny South Australia
Have as much fun as you can. When I went in for radiation treatment I used to wear a Spiderman hoodie and complain afterwards when I couldn't shoot spider webs. When all of the hair disappeared and it came up to Australia Day, I stuck a temporary Australian flag tattoo on the big shiny bit above my forehead. All of the kids loved it when I went in for treatment. In remission now and still having fun. Don't give up.
The DF95 is too short at 950mm for IOM. I think that the Ragazza can squeeze into the IOM rules with a bit of tweaking. The supplied mast and sails fall between an A rig and a B rig in size. The mast is removable. If you decide to change the paintwork on a Ragazza you have two options. 1. Paint over the existing surface and add a bit more weight. 2. Strip the existing surface off and repaint on the bare fibreglass. Beware, this is not an easy job. The existing surface is VERY hard and takes a lot of sanding with very heavy sand paper to remove. Been there, done that. The Ragazza is a pretty boat and fun to sail but it will not stand up against the red hot competition IOMs.