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  • titanicslim
    Don I ve bought two or three books lately that have this problem. They were from independent dealers on Amazon s website. The quality is almost like
    Message 1 of 10 , Nov 26, 2008
      Don

      I've bought two or three books lately that have this problem. They
      were from independent dealers on Amazon's website. The quality is
      almost like "facsimile reprints" except, in at least one case, they
      are hardbound. The prices were very low, so I kept them.

      Dave


      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "daschultz2000" <daschultz8275@...> wrote:
      >
      > Interesting. My copy of BWAOM bought new 6-7 years ago, has extremely
      > sharp scans of the drawings. With a magnifying glass, I can easily
      > read text of the offset tables. This is also true of my copy of 30
      > Odd Boats, and my original edition of Folding Schooner. Both of those
      > titles are out of print.
      >
      > Don S.
      >
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "titanicslim" <titanicslim@> wrote:
      > >
      > > My first impulse is to advise you to get a "lightly" used older
      > > edition. (The latest one I saw had very blurry and poorly defined
      > > offset tables, which seem smaller as well.)
      > >
      > > For a larger boat, it is almost surely a good idea to get them
      > > full-size. The cost of these stock plans is reasonable (and very
      > > minor in the total cost) and the Book will let you know if you need
      > them.
      > >
      >
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