Building a hard dodger

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Michel
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Location: Enkhuizen, the Netherlands, EU

Re: Building a hard dodger

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John,
Can you read minds?? :shock: I was indeed thinking of a removable panel in the roof, but fully integrated and largely invisible from the outside. I'll have a look and see if I can steal some ideas.
Michel Capel, Freedom 44 #4 1981 'Alabama Queen', NED8188, cat ketch with wishbones, home port Enkhuizen, the Netherlands, 52*42.238'N 005*18.154'E.

Lorenzo
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Location: France - Brittany - Rennes

Re: Building a hard dodger

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Have a look at this one !

http://vimeo.com/74015123

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peaceandfreedom
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Location: F 33 CK Milford ct

Re: Building a hard dodger

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Nice work, looks beautiful. Please post more pictures when the job is finished.
I assume the dodger in the video yours? I like the (hatch) slide in the dodger. What type of plastic did you use?

Happy sailing
Jim d

Lorenzo
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Re: Building a hard dodger

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I used Makrolon (polycarbonate)
Thickness : 2mm
Perhaps not enough but this Makrolon was given to me (by a friend).
Polycarbonate is really very strong.
I've tested it with a hammer. After having received several hits, the polycarbonate did not tear.

Bart
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Re: Building a hard dodger

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Michel wrote:John,
Can you read minds?? :shock: I was indeed thinking of a removable panel in the roof, but fully integrated and largely invisible from the outside. I'll have a look and see if I can steal some ideas.

Hello Michel,

This topic isa rather old but I was wondering how the hard dodger project worked out.

Regards,
Bart
(owner F44 Ping, located in Belgium)

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