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    07-19-2018, 02:23 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread 4-day workweek? in The Bilge
    My wife does a four day 32 hour week, and loves it. When the GFC finally impacted the business I work for, they opted for layoffs instead of reduced...
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    07-19-2018, 04:59 AM
    Same here. Once both our surviving parents are gone, its goodbye home phone, as they are the only two legit people who call that number. There is a...
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    07-19-2018, 03:19 AM
    An acquaintance of mine has a very chatty four year old. He hands the Indian Microsoft scammers over to her - he says they spend an amazing amount of...
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    07-17-2018, 02:35 PM
    Trump HAS credible Intel about Russians actively attempting to influence the election. And yet he publicly questions the veracity of that...
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    07-17-2018, 05:29 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread It's a sad, sad day in The Bilge
    Alexander Torshin. Is that the guys actual name? It's like a really bad play on words - "Nothing like a bit of LexTorshin to make people change...
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    07-16-2018, 01:10 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread The commute in The Bilge
    15 minutes by car on a bad day. 15 minutes by bicycle on any other day - mostly on dedicated bike lanes. Pete
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    07-14-2018, 07:49 PM
    I have to confess, I didnt think you'd get that much rocker into it without having the sheer droop badly at the stern - unless it had gone on a...
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    07-14-2018, 07:31 PM
    But, but, but all that Middle Eastern and African oil!!! What would you have told them? Ah, yes peasant, we have an awful lot of ...... oil lamps....
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    07-14-2018, 04:32 PM
    ^ I had one of those WM furlers on my Welsford Pathfinder, with a Ronstan swivel at the mast. Heavy, but worked flawlessly. I paid silly money for...
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    07-13-2018, 04:05 PM
    You may need to find a locksmith/auto electrician who can scan your existing key, and program a non OEM one the same. I tried that for my daughter's...
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    07-13-2018, 02:09 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread today's hearings in The Bilge
    Between the bizarro electoral college, gerrymandered boundaries, "lobbying" that would be prosecuted in most countries for the bribery that it really...
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    07-13-2018, 12:58 AM
    This part of the world, search for Robertson screws, and Google comes extremely close to drawing a blank and going huh? Square drives aplenty, but...
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    07-12-2018, 02:32 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread he may deny it in The Bilge
    So Stump would prefer an energy starved Europe, and a (more) cash strapped Russia? That doesn't sound like a recipe for peace and harmony either. I...
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    07-12-2018, 04:20 AM
    Mmmmmm. Run straight down the road, away from tractor driving maniac. Or go and stand behind one of several conveniently placed sturdy trees. Tough...
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    07-11-2018, 05:41 AM
    In that case, I see a half a boat's worth of reskinning in your future. Are the ribs all lashed - I can't tell for sure from the pic? I reckon you'd...
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    07-11-2018, 02:47 AM
    I like the sugar scoop stern on the front half. This will work just fine, provided you maintain about 15 knots. The back half may present more of a...
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    07-11-2018, 02:38 AM
    My experience with trying to roll on a two pack urethane product was horrible. The fumes were beyond nasty, the working time was too short, and the...
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    07-11-2018, 02:23 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread From The Other WBF in The Bilge
    Jeez guys, why the derision? It floats, it isn't pretending to be anything other than a cheap redneck boat built from nasty construction ply, and I...
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    07-07-2018, 06:46 PM
    Well actually, Daniel appears to be correct this time...
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    07-07-2018, 06:25 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread More Hartley in Building / Repair
    Butt blocks are alternative to scarphing, and work just as well. Use the same plywood as your planking. FWIW, when I built the CLC sea kayaks, that...
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    07-07-2018, 04:19 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread Conned again in The Bilge
    Well, he works for a guy who lies about things like this: Last month, Trump told a crowd of supporters that the remains of 200 service members had...
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    07-07-2018, 04:01 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread Conned again in The Bilge
    How long before the axe drops on Pompeo, for this "failure"? You're fired! Pete
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    07-07-2018, 03:52 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread Why We Run in The Bilge
    Before Christchurch roads got too badly chewed up by earthquakes for road bikes, and I found mountain biking, I used to do a weekly 80km (50m) ride...
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    07-07-2018, 01:44 AM
    I have a Go Pro, but have hardly used it because the editing software was so freaking obtuse. There were two separate apps for some bizarre reason,...
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    07-07-2018, 01:11 AM
    I don't know about the welders themselves, but my boy (apprentice diesel mechanic) was amazed at the difference using argon, instead of CO2 made, on...
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    07-07-2018, 12:44 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread Why We Run in The Bilge
    I was built to........plod. If I diligently persist with plodding, I can get to where I can knock out 12km in around an hour, and I sort of get stuck...
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    07-07-2018, 12:22 AM
    You do understand that (irrespective of immigration status) your government has separated children from their parents, and appears to have done such...
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    07-07-2018, 12:02 AM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread Letters From Trumpistan in The Bilge
    It will be as simple as they are just uncomfortable with change. I'd put money on it. They can't go back to their nostalgic whenever, when things...
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    07-06-2018, 08:30 PM
    epoxyboy replied to a thread The Keys to Life in The Bilge
    Bargain. I paid $460ish at a Toyota dealership for a second key for my daughter's car. That was after trying several places that claimed to be able...
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    07-04-2018, 02:28 AM
    Never mind setting your clothes on fire. It only has to fry your retinas, game over :mad:. Pete
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