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Re: Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Questioner] #130585
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Its a great article, thankyou Julie if you read this, I'll try and follow up with a DS12 one to get some momentum up in that publication.

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Re: Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Questioner] #130586
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That's a great article indeed. well done !

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More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: ] #130587
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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: billby] #130588
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still moving forward all be it slowly here is the jig for setting up the beams(beams yet to turn up)and remember all things come right when you have a great class.

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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: billby] #130589
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sorry that pic didnot work trying again(not as good as gato but sill coming along)

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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: billby] #130590
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beam landings

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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: billby] #130591
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Anyone knows why the number of downloads nearly doubled for the picture of the beam in place? Can it be interpreted as an increase of interest in the F12 in general?


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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Luiz] #130592
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About the beams>>> 1) What is the diameter? 2)Wall thickness? 3) Alloy?
4)Radius of the bend?

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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Seeker] #130593
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Bob,
beams are 6061, 63.5mm * 3mm and the bend radius is 3.152m. Billy bent his beams to 4.0m as that was the minimum the benders could do, so they aren't quite flush with the deck. Beams are also sized by what we could obtain, 60mm*2mm would be adequate if you could get it.

Cheers
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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Luiz] #130594
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Luiz, I think you can be right, the activity on my blog has increased quite a lot also.

Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Gato] #130595
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GREAT!


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Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Luiz] #130596
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How far are we... any of the cats in the water??

Re: More Kiwi F12 Build Pics [Re: Gato] #130597
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Unfortunately no. we have two boats with beams on being faired for painting third having beams mounted but progress is slow with constant interruptions.
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Chinese Vudu questions [Re: billby] #130598
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RG,

Is there any information about the chinese serial Vudu production you can advance? Depending on price, specs, etc., I am be interested in buying one for my daughter.

If the final decision is to build one, it will be the round bottom, unstayed mast version.

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A few pics to show that work is still continuing :-) ... the hope is that they will see the water by Christmas

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and yet more pics

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and the last lot of pics

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Re: more build pics [Re: RetiredGeek] #158916
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that looks fast just sitting there, not to mention that they are probably the best looking hulls Ive seen a long while
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Re: more build pics [Re: RetiredGeek] #158927
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Nice work. smile Do you have an estimation of how many hours spent so far?

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If you wanted to post 9 pictures, note that the second three were repeated in the third post.
How much would they loose upwind without daggerboards? 2%? More?


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