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May have been the case @ the 1850 price tag .I asked a string of relevant questions about sail,rigging,sheets and halyards as well as more detail on the engine etc etc , this was the reply:-Perhaps he has started painting it. He did say the price would adjusted accordingly if painting started.
Some junks do have shrouds. Apparently the unstayed mast was the traditional approach, but when steel wire from the West started turning up over there in the late 1800s, designs evolved to make use of it. I've heard the term "big eye chicken" used to refer to such a rig, although I'm not sure quite what it's supposed to mean or if it's really the correct term.just spotted a shroud on the foremast, so how does the junk rig work then?
"headroom 5f 10 in, dfraf 4 f one halyard one bow is realeased lowering mass, dunno he engine model is poor cold saring
has no pre hea "
Maybe he's just saving up for a keyboard that includes the letter 'T'.He either has little understanding of boats or little understanding of English, or both