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Date Posted: - Friday - 03/26/10 - 11:43pm
Author: Kathy M32#3 Shadow
Subject: Right Ocean Sailor
In reply to: Paul M31 #106 's message, "Raritan Bay = New York City area" on - Friday - 03/26/10 - 9:36pm

Welcome to the club Scott,
Glad you're having fun on Boojum. Hey, Boojum an Shadow both hit the 40 year together. I wonder who was built first? I have always used a two blade prop on Shadow until 2004 when we sailed to the MOA rendezvous, Shadow was sporting a three blade then. The three blade really made a difference in performance. I'd make a guess at a half a knot or made one whole knot. Has anyone gotten one of those feathering props?
Yours truly, Kathy

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[> [> [> [> hellow shadow -- scott, - Saturday - 03/27/10 - 1:16am

Boojum has a three blade I 'dlike to know about a feathering prop also as luckily I have the time and money to do stuff now I think I will put a mack pack on the main do you have any exp with these? Does any one know about any kind of get together coming up Thanks to all scott


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[> [> [> [> [> Upgrade -- Kathy M32#3 Shadow, - Monday - 03/29/10 - 12:02am

Boojum,
I've been upgrading on Shadow discreetly, but a feathering prop's been on the list for some time. Lee shores put the fear in me, and a three blade prop on our over sized Perkins seems logical.
Since Shadow's been on the hard for some time now, it seemed a good time to make some new sails. These new sails are battenless and would probably work well with the Mack Pack, but first I'll take Shadow for a spin, so, you'll probably have yours first. Let me know what you think.
Paul/Guillemot might try to organize a 2010 rendezvous.


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[> [> [> [> CAUTION for feathering props -- GeneVT, - Monday - 03/29/10 - 1:24pm

We had researched a feathering prop for SANDPIPER (TM36C). It was not to be!

The prop would not fit and function in the rudder aperture space.
We actually made a cardboard mock-up and tried to fit in into the space.

Perhaps you have more room.

Good luck.

best wishes,

gs

SANDPIPER
TM36C


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