Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

Making the Cantilever Solar Panel Mount

The shipment of  T-6061 T-6 Aluminium arrived about a week ago. With a break in the weather I started fabricating the Cantilever Solar Panel mounting brackets which allow the panels to stow nicely on the hard shell dodger while sailing … Continue reading

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Polishing Chain Plates

There is a God! It is truly amazing, just when I needed a big belt sander, I found one in the “free” recycle bin here at Herrington Harbour. They have two Freecycle bins at the yard and it pays to … Continue reading

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