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making your own daggers/rudders #238299
09/24/11 08:32 PM
09/24/11 08:32 PM
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erice Offline OP
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every now and then someone asks if they can build their own foils

here's a good pretty good guide

http://www.smalltridesign.com/Trimaran-Articles/Construction-tips/dagger-board.html


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Re: making your own daggers/rudders [Re: erice] #238301
09/24/11 09:23 PM
09/24/11 09:23 PM
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Good link, if you just need a replacement for a non-racing boat. The latest gen boats have foils that require molds, or at least very meticulous construction, for accuracy in order to properly operate in the laminar flow region.


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Re: making your own daggers/rudders [Re: samc99us] #238311
09/25/11 07:43 PM
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I guess if you have the time, money, and skill you might save ten bucks.


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