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Misterbee

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Mickey Finn
« on: May 17, 2019, 06:35:24 AM »

Good morning!


I have just acquired a lovely "Mickey Finn" model, and am having a great time sailing it,
Wondering if anyone else on here is currently sailing one, or has one for sale, or repair, as I would love to get another to race with a friend.


Regards,


Brian.
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2020, 04:07:17 AM »

I bought a Mickey Finn hull on ebay a little while ago.  Any idea on where I can get a mast, boom and sail for her.?
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2020, 08:21:49 AM »

Good morning!
I thought I had written a reply to this, but can't seem to find it.
No idea where to get a mast and sails, but you are welcome to contact me, and use mine as a template,. or I can send you photos and measurements,
Brian.
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2020, 11:06:25 PM »

Thank you very much.  I would be most grateful if you could send me photos, dimensions etc.  How do you want to do it?

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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2020, 12:02:07 AM »

email will be best, I think....  PM me
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2020, 10:12:14 AM »

could a moderator remove the email address for the receivers privacy - should be a private pm (they have is street address as well)  :P
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2020, 10:55:29 AM »

Sorry about that, I didn't follow protocol, my mistake.
Feel free to delete, I'll not do that again. {:-{

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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2020, 02:39:49 PM »

Sorry, wasn't telling you off, its to stop a guest of a more nefarious individual, so as not to start to spam you, its best doing a private pm rather than publish your e-mail, as for your postcode less of an issue, unless you talk about a very valuable item and that individual targets your area trying to find it.  O0   
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2020, 05:22:00 PM »

Understood, no offence taken, just a slip up on my part.
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2020, 02:59:45 AM »

Hi  Brian.


 there is a bit of a diagram on another forum which seems you can click on several tine to enlarge quite a bit. On one of the links
  there is also mention of plans..


 https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2595600-Mickey-Finn-36-class-by-Rojair


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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2020, 02:12:16 PM »

...and the story never ends....I have been tasked with building a replacement rig for a Mickey Finn......don't ask me how I talked myself into this....However, there were two versions of the ball and socket mast location arrangement..... mine, with the ball mounted in the hull, and the socket on the mast, and another with the opposite.
Of course, the new one I have to make is the reverse, so I cannot just build off mine as a template.
To compound matters, the "socket" in this boat doesn't appear to be a full ball socket, rather a location hole with a chamfered lead in.
The fact that it's buried in the bow hidden from view except from the hole on top makes it difficult to measure.
I'm working on it, trial and error, but it would still help if there were any rigs or masts out there that need a new home, so.......anybody got one?
Thanks in advance,
Brian.
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2020, 07:46:20 PM »

Hi:


I've added this design here: http://www.allradiosailboats.com/design/mickeyFinn


If anyone here has dimensions, more photos, manuals, plans, etc, please contact me using the Contact Form on the website.


Thank you.
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Re: Mickey Finn
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2020, 08:23:26 PM »

Thanks for that, I'm assuming that is the earlier design, as it has the tripod fairlead assembly, as does mine, which is numbered K224.
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