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    01-30-2023, 07:49 PM
    robm replied to a thread uhhh??? in The Bilge
    I prefer the corkscrew to the Phillips screwdriver. I find the small flat screwdriver on the tip of the can opener blade will work just about as...
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    01-29-2023, 03:55 PM
    That is quite good. But I hope the rest of his poetry concerns other topics as well!
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    01-27-2023, 09:08 PM
    Actually, Lightfoot himself says he stole the tune! According to him, it is some ancient Irish dirge. As such, there is no copywrite.
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    01-27-2023, 04:38 PM
    robm replied to a thread Engine cleaning in Building / Repair
    The dust collecting system does not have a universal motor with arcy, sparky brushes in the fume-laden airflow.
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    01-27-2023, 04:16 PM
    But that tune was very, very old when stolen. And after all, you weren't using it to sing about the king at the time. Americans are not the only...
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    01-27-2023, 03:20 PM
    robm replied to a thread Speaking of Canada... in The Bilge
    CFB Chilliwack was pretty close. Boundary Bay Airport, which had operational air force squadrons during WW2, is just over 4 nautical miles north of...
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    01-24-2023, 07:29 PM
    TLT doesn't seem to realize that one has to eat in the short term, for a long time. It is not something one can put off until market conditions...
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    01-24-2023, 07:08 PM
    robm replied to a thread Why are there no eggs? in The Bilge
    Raise 6 million chickens, and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt.
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    01-24-2023, 07:03 PM
    Is he fabricating an excuse of mental incompetence to avoid going to court?
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    01-24-2023, 03:42 PM
    robm replied to a thread I liked Ike. Still do. in The Bilge
    ftfy.
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    01-24-2023, 03:14 PM
    robm replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    I think we could say the same about the USA. They show up in the Canadian forces as well, but we do our best to root out the most blatant.
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    01-24-2023, 03:08 PM
    robm replied to a thread workboat conversions in The Bilge
    They do eat fuel. On one boat I was on, they knocked off one knot at cruising speed. That was 12 - 15%.
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    01-24-2023, 03:03 PM
    Tourists? It happens in Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, too.
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    01-24-2023, 03:01 PM
    I am not sure that is a good idea. I suspect a certain sick proportion of the viewers would actually enjoy watching those statistics rising. A few...
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    01-23-2023, 11:47 PM
    robm replied to a thread It's a scam! in The Bilge
    They are using it to scrape out the dregs...
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    01-23-2023, 11:38 PM
    robm replied to a thread Generator question in The Bilge
    I believe the minimum size for a ground connection is #6. Multiple runs of conductors are allowed for high current applications, but not until you...
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    01-23-2023, 11:33 PM
    robm replied to a thread workboat conversions in The Bilge
    I have never seen a conversion that kept so much of its rigging! Keeping the poles is pretty common, as they often tow otterboards to control the...
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    01-23-2023, 10:58 PM
    robm replied to a thread Ukraine in The Bilge
    But Heimlaga is Finnish, not German.
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    01-22-2023, 09:01 PM
    robm replied to a thread deck repair in Building / Repair
    If you can get underneath, a butt block (same size plywood covering the join, at least 8X thickness either side) would work. Glue it well.
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    01-22-2023, 08:54 PM
    For the daggerboard, a piece of bungicord from the top leading forward will hold it in place just fine, and doesn't interfere with adjusting it. ...
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    01-22-2023, 08:49 PM
    robm replied to a thread Italian Automotive Design in The Bilge
    It can't be shown in a picture, but one thing Italian cars all had, back in the 60's and 70's, was a great sound. I can remember running to look out...
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    01-22-2023, 08:42 PM
    Which is why they always tell you that "this call is being recorded" for some bogus reason that boils down to keeping you from screaming at their...
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    01-22-2023, 08:27 PM
    robm replied to a thread It's a scam! in The Bilge
    They have been using CO2 for oil extraction for a while. The greenwashing is new, and not good. Obtaining "voluntary" right-of-ways, and now...
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    01-22-2023, 07:28 PM
    robm replied to a thread Headed to London in The Bilge
    If in London for more than 2 days, use the Tube and get an Oyster card (Transit card). Most of the museums are free.
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    01-22-2023, 07:02 PM
    robm replied to a thread what hath fuji done? in The Bilge
    And depreciation, or expenses, on income taxes.
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    01-22-2023, 06:55 PM
    Because they were too busy being shot at to risk going out to pull it down!
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    01-22-2023, 12:46 AM
    And you actually believe what they say? Do I have a deal for you....
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    01-22-2023, 12:14 AM
    robm replied to a thread genius! in The Bilge
    You will not enjoy the ratchet they hand you as a replacement. Assuming they honour the warranty, as you took a cutoff wheel to it!
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    01-22-2023, 12:07 AM
    robm replied to a thread Stupid boat trick! in Misc. Boat Related
    Maybe wear the PFD? That way, you will KNOW when it gets hooked by the yard!
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    01-20-2023, 08:38 PM
    robm replied to a thread genius! in The Bilge
    Now I understand! I learned wrenching on Japanese econoboxes and motorbikes, where all that was required were 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19 and 22 mm...
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