57699Re: [bolger] Re: Folding schooner
- May 21, 2008Hi Peter, Ditto everything everybody has said, it's a beautiful boat and seeing deployment was fascinating. When you decide to take pictures again please remember the hinges & connections, I personally can't picture what you've written here (my failing) it takes pictures for my brain to get some things:) Thanks for posting the pix, Mike
--- On Wed, 5/21/08, Peter Kortlucke <pkortlucke@...> wrote:
> From: Peter Kortlucke <pkortlucke@...>
> Subject: [bolger] Re: Folding schooner
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 8:37 PM
> I don't have any photos but the chine connection is
> simply spectra
> line wrapped around aluminium "cleats" and then
> held under tension
> with a thick rubber shockcord (?bungee in the US)
> It self tensions and after a couple of waves is completely
> We also had to add some bolts at the deck to take the
> stress off the
> hinges. We push it pretty hard.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Christopher C.
> <wetherillc@...> wrote:
> > Peter,
> > Very nice sequence of the unfolding processes. I would
> be curious
> to see
> > detail pics of the latch.
> > V/R
> > Chris
> > Peter Kortlucke wrote:
> > > Hello everyone
> > >
> > > I've recently joined this group and noticed
> in the archives some
> > > discussion of photos of my folding schooner-
> actually co-owned
> with my
> > > brother. I've added a few extra photos in my
> album if anyone is
> > > interested.
> > >
> > >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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