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26202RE: [Michalak] Bow eye placement / support for Caroline

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  • Giuliano Girometta
    Dec 1, 2012
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      I will also reinforce the backing plate with a breast hook in order to distribute the load also toward the planking instead of just on the stem.

      Giuliano

      --- On Sun, 12/2/12, chris tomsett <c_charlestom@...> wrote:

      > From: chris tomsett <c_charlestom@...>
      > Subject: RE: [Michalak] Bow eye placement / support for Caroline
      > To: "Michalak@yahoogroups.com" <michalak@yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Sunday, December 2, 2012, 12:48 AM
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      > When I built my Caroline I think I fitted a block of wood
      > into the vee with thickened epoxy filling the gaps. I think
      > The Caprice is done in a similar fashion but I'll check next
      > time I'm at the storage yard.
      > To: Michalak@yahoogroups.com
      > From: jtrussell2@...
      > Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2012 17:59:57 -0500
      > Subject: RE: [Michalak] Bow eye placement / support for
      > Caroline
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      >       One way is to build a glob of epoxy and
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      > From: Michalak@yahoogroups.com
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      > Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 3:58 PM
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      > To: Michalak@yahoogroups.com
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      > Subject: [Michalak] Bow eye placement / support for
      > Caroline
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      > I'm looking for help on where to place the bow eye on
      > Caroline, and how to
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      > support it.
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      > The sharp bow lines of Caroline and the other Toto
      > prodigies, along with the
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      > taped seems, makes me concerned about ripping the bow eye
      > through the hull
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      > when winching to the trailer.
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      > Could anybody with a heavier version of Toto (e.g. Caroline,
      > Caprice,
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      > Cormorant...) provide some advice.
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      > Here is a link to to a picture of Pearl built by Duckworks
      > Chuck, and
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      > currently listed for sale (for a song) by Honeymooners Chris
      > & Cathy. [Both
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      > do what you
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      > http://c2cruising.blogspot.com/2012/10/loaded-up-and-ready-to-go.html
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      > http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yORKInUgfpg/UHbb5I4zzpI/AAAAAAAAAAc/eJhahu3E8Bg/s1
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      > 600/sail+oklahoma+and+misc+005.JPG
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      > I know this boat has to be as tuff as nails since it has
      > been threw hell and
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      > back. How is the bow eye supported? Are you pleased with it?
      > How would you
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      > I would like to go all out on bow eye support. Good enough
      > for a truck
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      > commercial where they show unbelievable amounts of things
      > being towed and
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