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Re: Strip: break away forms
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: Im still struggling with this concept . Ive transfered the co
: ordinates on to paper for forms 8,9,10 and got a horizontal line
: at the break awat point, I cannot work out how high the area
: above the break point is, from the break away to the top of the
: form. gary.
Hi Gary,
Not sure what kayak you're building,but if it's a Guillemot, then I 've just experienced the same problem.I could'nt find any offsets to give me the profile above the break line on those forms,so I just made up my own lines.Basically I figured (rightly or wrongly) that all you're doing is providing a support for the strips until you're ready to cut the cockpit recess out,so I made "my" lines on form 8 an extention of forms 6 and 7;and the new lines on forms 9 and 10 were projected from forms 11 and 12.I've just finished stripping this kayak ( my first) and didn't have any problems in this area.I hope this helps.Mark.

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