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Wooden Rudder

Postby Problem Child » Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:36 pm

I've seen a lot of racers with a wooden rudder. Anyone know where I might find information on one? Weight? Price?

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Re: Wooden Rudder

Postby cklamp » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:17 pm

hmmm, Most of the ones in FLeet 1 are class rudders IME. I have seen some DIY rudders crafted from Cedar though that looked quite nice.

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Re: Wooden Rudder

Postby Krysia Ry » Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:41 am

I built mine out of clear fir to class rules and painted it with epoxy/copper
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Re: Wooden Rudder

Postby BadgerJuan » Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:21 am

Mine is made of oak and is a kick up kind. A couple of years ago, I was considering making a single blade rudder out of cedar and fiberglass. The idea was to cut down the weight since I store the rudder in the cabin when the boat is on it's mooring. However, I never seemed to find the time.
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