O34 Launch Day

After a delay due to a record-setting February ice storm, and another lost week in April when the trucking company changed their schedule, we were ready to move out and launch on April 14.
It was a Sunny day, literally and figuratively. :)

The truck backed into the shop and used his hydraulic lift pads to load it while it was hanging in the overhead crane slings. Once outside we wheeled the spar over on the carrier and everyone lifted it onto the padded brackets. Then came the furler. A ton...
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