Building a MM – PMYC Members

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This page holds the information and photos of the MM building experience of our members. The data is grouped by member.

All contributions to our MM building experience appear in separate posts labeled appropriately but all sharing the “Building an MM” post category.

The members whom have or will be contributing to this post are:

Bill Brown – coming soon

 

Jerry Robertson – coming soon

 

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Jerry Walker

Running rigging (sheets)

Source: Walmart.

This product worked in an outstanding manner on my Victoria. I will use it again. It is a very pliable 15# weave.

 

 

 

Sails

Jim Bankson Sails for use on the Micro Magic
Jim Bankson Sails for use on the Micro Magic

The view has been expressed to us that the MM kit sails are not of a good shape but that they work. PMYC has standardized on the kit sails as a contribution to keeping the price of the boat in the water to a minim
um. The Kit sails are flat panel, meaning they are made of one piece of material. Jim Bankson a past member of PMYC has offered to make us flat panel sails – presumably of a higher quality. The images below are close-up images of the three suits of sails he made for us for evaluation. At this time he is offering to make us these sails for $40 per suit – material of our choosing.

 

Spinnaker Cloth Sail Material. Note the little squares.
Spinnaker Cloth Sail Material. Note the little squares.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

505 - smooth, shiney surface on one side; rough surface of fibers on other side
505 – smooth, shiney surface on one side

 

 

 

 

 

 

505 - Rough surface of fibers on other side
505 – Rough surface of fibers embedded in the material on other side

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mylar - Smooth on both sides
Mylar – Smooth on both sides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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