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TIP: Cutting wires
The manual suggests cutting the stitching wires to lengths of 3 1/2 inches. It turns out that the plastic cups that I use to mix epoxy are exactly 3 1/2 inches tall! This made the task of cutting wire very easy -- I merely straighten out the wire as it comes off the spool, stick the end of the wire in the cup and cut it off at the cup lip. A pretty fast way to accurately cut wire sutures.

There is an ongoing discussion about this build in our forums in the "Boat and Accessory Building" section. If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the thread titled "Bear Mountain Enterprise - Building Q&A"
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