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    06-24-2017, 12:16 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    It seems bizzare that, nah never mind. That chain plate looks like ****.
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    06-23-2017, 05:52 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    If it was me I'd have just been feeling too rotten to bother with reefing the main.
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    06-23-2017, 05:27 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    You can see that Imused m and n in lieu of the space bar to make you feel like you have fat fingered company.
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    06-23-2017, 05:26 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    So, looking for a stainless steel supplier and machine shop in Coffs. I guess if those are to be found the job will be quite quick. I...
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    06-23-2017, 05:13 PM
    That's a big project, good luck with it. Seems to me that doing it the same way it was done before is a pretty reasonable approach. I'd worry that...
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    06-23-2017, 05:01 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I suppose if one were cruising in remote locations a spare plate could just be mounted externally and bolted through the topsides in order to keep...
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    06-23-2017, 07:02 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread gaff cutter in The Bilge
    Wow Andrew, lucky it's just old white men here, with that comment about women preaching!
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    06-23-2017, 06:55 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Although the standing rigging itself is pretty new.
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    06-23-2017, 06:18 AM
    Sounds cool. My wife has organised a trip to Cambodia for us and a bunch of friends in August. That will have to do for now.
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    06-23-2017, 06:13 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Boys in skirts in The Bilge
    Based on my experience, just about everyone.
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    06-23-2017, 06:10 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Hope the catch is at least as good as last time.
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    06-23-2017, 02:52 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    At least we have a clear idea what's going on with the engine. Burning that much oil suggests worn bore/Pistons/rings, low compression. Rebuild or...
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    06-23-2017, 12:41 AM
    Drenched and injected our second batch of little cows today and dehorned one. The drench is to stop all manner of nasty things. The injection is a...
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    06-23-2017, 12:32 AM
    Good luck Gary
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    06-23-2017, 12:28 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Probably should have taken Ricks approach. Destruction test and replace the lot. With the test being optional. Balias chain plates may well be about...
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    06-22-2017, 09:09 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Religious Intolerance in The Bilge
    Please don't. I'm being deliberately antagonistic, notwithstanding my ignorance.
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    06-22-2017, 09:07 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Religious Intolerance in The Bilge
    Classic. I've now read enough of what you have written that I really don't need to read any more. I suppose homosexuals just had over protective...
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    06-22-2017, 09:05 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Religious Intolerance in The Bilge
    No. I suppose I'm deliberately coming from, and reflecting, a position of religious ignorance. I think increasingly religion and the established...
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    06-22-2017, 08:49 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Tough as the passage was, I reckon it beats sitting at home worrying about bad things. Well sailed.
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    06-22-2017, 06:29 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I have a couple of those on Balia, one is just a vest, the other has zip on sleeves. They are a bit clunky, but certainly wearable. I guess you could...
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    06-22-2017, 06:25 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Friends of ours bought an old glass boat a few years back, did her up for the big trip to the UK and back. Not long before they left they decided to...
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    06-22-2017, 06:22 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    That's a bit of a bastard Bruce. Going to have to coff for a new set of chain plates in Coffs?
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    06-22-2017, 05:57 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Solar wall, my idea-Trump in The Bilge
    I suppose someone who cares could do the calculations based on the angle of the sun at various times of the year along the border. Solar is getting...
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    06-22-2017, 05:51 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Religious Intolerance in The Bilge
    I certainly think the fear of death/promise of afterlife thing is a powerful attractor. A lot of people seem to get religion about the same time as...
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    06-22-2017, 05:46 PM
    I like the teal for authenticity, but the off white looks way better. What fumes got you? Lucky you didnt go overboard I'd guess, wow!
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    06-22-2017, 05:44 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Boys in skirts in The Bilge
    In my last year of school, back in 1979 or so, we had a thing where on the last day kids did silly things, didn't wear uniform, all that stuff. I...
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    06-22-2017, 05:40 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Which is fair enough, imagine trying to do anything on deck, feeling like death, and tangled up in a straight jacket and trip line. I suppose on ones...
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    06-22-2017, 05:37 PM
    Well that's the thing, they probably won't. If they would just stay where they are that would probably be OK.They are on a friends property, planted...
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    06-22-2017, 05:29 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I'm on my second coffee, don't need it, nerves are jangling already. I thought she had new rigging, shroud plates checked, yada yada yada. Or is that...
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    06-22-2017, 05:23 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Solar wall, my idea-Trump in The Bilge
    Solar farms are economically viable, no question about that. Panels mounted on a vertical wall can be tilted, that's easy. Sure the whole thing is a...
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