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    08-19-2017, 03:48 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I’m feeling cold and wet just thinking about it Bruce
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    08-18-2017, 11:44 PM
    Larks replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I didn’t nominate for the tracker because I figured better used by those closer to you Bruce, but if it’s something easily copied as a photo here by...
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    08-18-2017, 11:41 PM
    Yes please!!! :o I think a topic worthy of more discussion in it’s own right (by people better able to articulate their thoughts than me).
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    08-18-2017, 04:22 PM
    My pleasure Jay, I meant to do it when you first opened the thread. I actually used a document scanner application on my mobile phone - “Cam Scanner”...
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    08-18-2017, 05:18 AM
    Yes, great movie. Saw “Lion” the other night and that’d come close to the top of my pics for the last year.
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    08-18-2017, 03:55 AM
    I don’t think anyone is suggesting that flex and movement are “designed in” or are desirable Bern’, rather that wooden boat designers have always...
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    08-18-2017, 02:26 AM
    From Sensible Cruising Design: new doc 2017-08-18 13.13.33_1 - Version 2 by Greg Larkin, on Flickr
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    08-17-2017, 10:06 PM
    Only to laminate the mounting pieces. I’m not gluing/epoxying any of the fit out to the hull.
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    08-17-2017, 10:03 PM
    Why’s that Bern’? It sounds sensible enough. I gather what he means is to go ahead and make her stronger but not necessarily stiffer than she is...
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    08-17-2017, 09:52 PM
    A bit of forward progress: My version of how I understood Bern’s better suggestion for mounting the bulkhead/anchor locker partition. I packed the...
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    08-17-2017, 08:40 PM
    Larks replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    If it will warm you up Bruce, it’s a breezy and clear 28 deg’ here at the moment.
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    08-17-2017, 06:37 PM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    They become the leader and deputy leader of the Multi-nationals
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    08-17-2017, 07:00 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I’m sure you’ll learn to live with it
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    08-17-2017, 05:50 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Today about authorising $25,000 or AWU funds to his own election campaign and yesterday being referred for investigation over authorising $100,000 of...
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    08-17-2017, 04:29 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Interesting to note how quick this thread was to want to lynch Joyce, but has remained eerily silent on the accusations against...
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    08-17-2017, 02:47 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Good link - thanks for that
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    08-17-2017, 01:45 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    But have they really? I’ve not seen or read any particular statement from anyone in NZ in a position to actually rule on that. I have “heard” via...
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    08-17-2017, 01:13 AM
    Here you go, forward stringers.............serving dual purpose as forward bunk framing ;), painted all ‘round and fixed in place: IMG_9720 by...
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    08-17-2017, 01:05 AM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yes, we keep hearing that but not yet seeing any proof of it, whilst the Wiki stuff suggests that he is eligible (the same as UK citizenship laws)...
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    08-16-2017, 11:07 PM
    Rob, contact Hunter Customs and Cargo in Newcastle, they will be able to advise on access and costs for humidity/climate controlled containers and...
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    08-16-2017, 10:36 PM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Ahaa!! Nice to see some facts rather than conjecture, but you’ve missed the most relevant part for Joyce’s situation Phil: "entitled to the rights or...
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    08-16-2017, 10:32 PM
    Larks replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I’m not seeing where you get the “patently clear” element from - the whole issue here seems to be that they are not "patently clear”, based on the...
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    08-16-2017, 10:24 PM
    Just to be very clear here: I do appreciate any and all advice and, as you will (or should) have noticed, I have not argued or disagreed with...
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    08-16-2017, 08:32 PM
    Rick, if you are still talking about the anchor locker bulkhead, forget it, that’s done and dusted. If you are talking about the bulkhead between...
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    08-16-2017, 08:11 PM
    OK - In regard to the design and construction of this boat including questions re stringers: other than the strip plank construction and one other...
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    08-16-2017, 07:51 PM
    The short answer is that some hull flex is desirable but how much depends in the size, design, use and all sorts of other things that the designer...
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    08-16-2017, 07:08 PM
    I'd say Aaron is pretty much channeling Mr Herreshoff himself in that regard John. But my intention has always been to improve on this boat wherever...
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    08-16-2017, 06:35 PM
    Rick are you saying that Bern's suggestion, which I've already said three times that I'm taking up, won't be sufficient?
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    08-16-2017, 06:05 PM
    Guys, it’s a partition for a bloody chain locker where none existed before - don’t overthink it. Bern’s idea for attaching it is neater than what...
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