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    07-10-2018, 02:06 PM
    I wonder if latex paint has improved a lot in the last, oh, I don't know, ten years or so? I use it almost exclusively now in the house, cabinets,...
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    07-05-2018, 04:50 PM
    I'm in awe that the Republicans are up in arms because the gov. is pressing Cohen to tell the truth about Trump, as if THAT were the real outrage,...
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    07-05-2018, 07:11 AM
    I lived on a boat for about 30 months altogether, and some nights you just can't win. The worst ones were as you described, where the wind would...
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    06-29-2018, 08:48 AM
    I'm curious as to why it takes so long to rig. Mine was maybe 10 minutes? Mizzen furled around the mast, was never meant to have a halyard--that...
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    06-28-2018, 08:18 PM
    Bolger specced 40 lbs lead in each leeboard of the Black Skimmer, total board weight about 80 lbs. As for size (for comparison purposes), they were...
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    06-17-2018, 11:06 AM
    I always really liked the little gaffs, though I didn't think it through any further than they eliminate the useless top 2 feet or so of a marconi...
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    06-16-2018, 07:24 PM
    Gilbrg: "Actually the boat for sale has an extended bow. Herreshoff did suggest extending the bow, but it is not as originally drawn." Very cool,...
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Lenox, MA/Vineyard Haven, MA
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