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    01-27-2023, 09:56 AM
    Gilt.
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    01-27-2023, 09:42 AM
    Burned black walnut. Didn't have a goodlooking sharp seven inch blade on hand, but the best looking one was gummed up. To make my first two...
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    01-27-2023, 08:44 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread rusbots and xibots in The Bilge
    When you get to the point, while reading a thread, that you know it's one of them, stop quoting the content of their posts, and stop arguing with...
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  • Jim Mahan's Avatar
    01-26-2023, 01:52 PM
    I read a similar thing some time ago, thought it made sense, particularly after then seeing a John Oliver show about how the police routinely coerce...
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    01-26-2023, 12:07 PM
    This is more to the point than the trope that there is too much classified, or a lot of stuff that's classified that shouldn't be. Think of a...
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    01-26-2023, 11:43 AM
    That's so gorgeous, I'd be happy to drive it even without a convertible top. Don't you think a modern company could sell these brand new, with modern...
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    01-25-2023, 11:29 PM
    Makes me think of my favorite of the few hardtops I've owned , a 69 BMW 2002, like it toked a big ol fatty and let it's shoulders down a bit.
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    01-25-2023, 04:55 PM
    When I was a teenager my family used to go to a lake in northern California to camp and water ski. I remember one afternoon as we were boating,...
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    01-25-2023, 04:42 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Best Pizza in The Bilge
    It's American English slang for carry or haul, too. Also, obviously, in addition to a type of boat with one or more lug sails. And, of...
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    01-25-2023, 11:03 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Best Pizza in The Bilge
    Is 'Lugs' a noun or a verb? Excuse me if that's actually your real name.
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    01-25-2023, 10:55 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread My camera! in The Bilge
    I did a similar thing. I'm not a real photographer. When I was the in-house advertising guy at the tech company I worked for back in the nineties, I...
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    01-25-2023, 08:31 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread The stuff from Sci-fi in The Bilge
    The study of geology is fraught, fraught, I say, with contention over new theories. It's been known for a long time that the magnetic field ...
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    01-25-2023, 07:22 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Best Pizza in The Bilge
    Welcome to the forum. Nice looking pie. Personally, I got a problem with green mayo on a pizza. There are others aboard who will argue about it, I...
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    01-24-2023, 11:14 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread The stuff from Sci-fi in The Bilge
    Is there such a thing as an emoji for being facetious? Asking for a friend.
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    01-24-2023, 07:14 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread The stuff from Sci-fi in The Bilge
    I had a couple of semesters of geology in the nineties and I'm pretty sure these experts doing cutting edge science are wrong. They're too close...
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  • Jim Mahan's Avatar
    01-24-2023, 06:23 PM
    Yeah. Damn shame, too. They could make them like that if they had a reason, like, I dunno, a market of people with gobs of money and good taste. I...
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    01-24-2023, 06:01 PM
    I think you might be too cynical, about this, John. Meaning, I think nothing but a clean conclusion and then spurious allegations of coverup by the...
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    01-24-2023, 05:47 PM
    Jim Mahan started a thread The Playlist in The Bilge
    Anyone else seen or watching this docu-drama about Spotify on Netflix? Produced in Sweden and dubbed in English with subtitles available. One season,...
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  • Jim Mahan's Avatar
    01-24-2023, 04:49 PM
    Along with the notion that tons of stuff is classified that shouldn't be, just in order to not overlook something that might otherwise be missed, and...
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    01-24-2023, 12:44 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Because Why not? How about danced interlude?
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    01-24-2023, 11:36 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Generator question in The Bilge
    I s'pose the ground is the ground, and I could drive a rod anywhere, but the professionally installed eight foot house grounding rod is already in...
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    01-24-2023, 10:04 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Generator question in The Bilge
    Follow up. I looked at the NEC online and in the few minutes I was willing to wade into it, I didn't find a specific statement of the wire size to...
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    01-24-2023, 09:02 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
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    01-24-2023, 08:14 AM
    By Scott Neuman. The rest of the short article, here: http://npr.org/2023/01/23/1115921987/sailing-boats-caribbean
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    01-23-2023, 03:59 PM
    Jim Mahan started a thread Generator question in The Bilge
    Our new generator has a terminal on the front panel to hook to ground. The house has a ground installed by the pro electrician who installed our new...
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    01-23-2023, 01:55 PM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Unfamiliar word to me in The Bilge
    I use defugalty. My old man used to say it. I don't think I've ever seen it in print before, though. I'da spelled it differently. Diffugalty. Accent...
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  • Jim Mahan's Avatar
    01-23-2023, 11:45 AM
    So... How, in my limited shop, do I cut a two and a half inch thick, six foot long, sixty pound walnut slab, twenty inches wide, in half down the...
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  • Jim Mahan's Avatar
    01-23-2023, 11:43 AM
    This desk that I sit at to use this desktop computer is what was here in the house when I moved in twenty years ago. It's not a single piece of...
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    01-22-2023, 12:02 PM
    Dear Abby, I'm on the verge of being a Karen with my neighbors. These people moved into Nancy's house after she passed three or so years ago....
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    01-22-2023, 10:41 AM
    Jim Mahan replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    Thus proving time travel is relative.
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