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Re: [bolger] Re: Sail Rig

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  • Harry James
    You can get sailcut from Carlson s website http://www.carlsondesign.com/#Professional_Shareware HJ
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 20, 2006
      You can get sailcut from Carlson's website



      Steven DAntonio wrote:
      > Hi Dennis,
      > Have you considered a program called "saitcut" (it's free). You can
      > design your own said there, make a prototype out of polytarp for a few
      > dollars and then refine the design.
      > Jim Michalak has several articles about designing,cutting and sewing
      > your own sail from polytarp. From talking to others who have gone
      > this rout they seem to last about 3 to 5 years if handled properly and
      > their mot effected by UV like dacron. Their just not as decorative as
      > the professionally made ones.
      > http://marina.fortunecity.com/breakwater/274/michalak/2005.htm
      > I've also been told that tyvek works well for this too, but, like
      > dacron, it is effected by UV.
      > Polytarp is sewable on any decent machine with a zig-zag stitch (so
      > the wife tells me), using sailmakers thread from duckworks or some
      > other outlet.
      > Steven
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