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Jimmy James

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Rigging Tool
« on: August 11, 2008, 01:05:15 PM »


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 I Found at my local friendly fishing tackle shop a tool called a "Latch Hook Bait Threader" About the size of a very small screw driver it looks a bit like a small crochet needle with a safety latch to stop it from snagging then you pull it out..it's brilliant for reeving that awkward thread of picking up that bit of wire that's got it's self in a corner where can't get your fingers and great to use like a fid for splicing small laid rigging thread.
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2008, 04:43:57 PM »

 Got one today - exactly what i needed
Thaks for that
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2009, 01:49:06 PM »

Photos....
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2009, 02:04:47 PM »

Thank's Martin
 I didn't expect you to slip the Model Pix in or the one of me  :-))
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2009, 12:21:53 AM »

Lovely models Jimmy James :-))

Any photo's of them sailing?
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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2009, 05:33:00 PM »

Greg
For some tec reason I can't post photos on the forum myself, but have to rely on Martin to post them for me.. I'll ask him if he'll stick some in for me
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2009, 06:07:42 PM »

Here you go!   :-))
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« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2009, 09:44:37 PM »

Thanks Martin
Your a Star
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The models are "Fire Drake" 32 gun Barque rigged Privateer (Hull is a much modified "Kings Ransom" EX toy Pirate ship) * 8 firing guns*
And the Armed (14 Gun) topsail schooner "Wyvern" Letter of Marque (Scratch Built) *8 firing Guns
At Deans Marine show
Top sail schooner "Wyvern"
and The Brigantine "Freebooter" (A Free Trader) %)
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2009, 10:07:17 PM »

Pictures of Freebooter under sail are posted in Yachts and Sail on the 2nd section and picture of the month September 2008 (I Think)
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« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2009, 11:35:49 PM »

Awesome! :-))
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2009, 03:34:40 PM »

Glad you like them
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2009, 08:24:52 PM »

Dave
was that any help to you  :-)) If you need them.., I can make some drawings to help you out
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Re: Rigging Tool
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2010, 02:02:40 PM »

In Reply to your  Question
I sew dummy buntlines and clew lines on the sail when I make them, these are just for looks.... however the Jackline reefing pendents are part of the working rig and are frequently used to reduce sail if the wind is a bit stiff each square sail has 2 or 3 jackline reefing points as do the gaff main on the brigantine and the main and the foresail on the topsail schooner.... this allows me to sail in winds up to Force 5 or 6  and once in a wind gusting to 7 but that was a bit hairy
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