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    08-18-2017, 05:39 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Funny, the bible never comes to my mind.
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    08-18-2017, 04:45 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Stay warm Bruce!
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    08-17-2017, 09:38 PM
    Nice work Gary
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    08-17-2017, 07:44 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Well played Greg:) I see Nick might be about to fall off his high horse too!
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    08-17-2017, 06:05 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Just supposing for a moment that the leader and the deputy leader of the Nationals are found to be ineligible, what's the impact of that?
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    08-17-2017, 06:15 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    It's not complicated Greg. I think Barney getting in the **** is really funny because he was so smug when it happened to others, but more so because...
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    08-17-2017, 03:28 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    No I dont think hes entitled to the rights and priveleges, unless he is actually a citizen. Being entitled to become a citizen is not the same as...
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    08-17-2017, 02:24 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Not a lot of pleasure being had I wouldnt have thought.
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    08-17-2017, 01:07 AM
    This has been a lovely thread. Great to see your family enjoying the fruits of your labour, and your pride in bringing back a boat that was probably...
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    08-17-2017, 01:00 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Its blowing its bits off here too. I wouldnt want to be out in it, and Im sure its headed straight to Bruce
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    08-17-2017, 12:26 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    No, what I keep hearing is that he is actually a citizen. Thats why I highlighted that bit. Im not really sure what the bit you refer to means. I...
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    08-16-2017, 10:28 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Yeah its not that complicated is it. Any person who: (i) is under any acknowledgment of allegiance, obedience, or...
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    08-16-2017, 10:02 PM
    Sounds a bit like Strava for sailors. If you want to spend a lot of time on your smart phone in a cafe sharing where you went and stuff like that I...
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    08-16-2017, 08:34 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Function over form. Im about to remove my wind vane but will leave the brackets for now. Easy to remove the main machinery, harder to tidy up the...
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    08-16-2017, 07:45 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    My money is on windvane steering. Yes its perhaps oversized, but was probably what was available at a place and time. Unless its the exhaust that...
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    08-16-2017, 06:42 PM
    I think it's as good as done, but remember Greg, this is the WBF where there's a problem is not a neccesary precondition for a solution to be...
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    08-16-2017, 06:24 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    Why silly? Those who wrote the Constitution thought fit to provide that citizenship of Australia and nowhere else should be a requirement. Not a bad...
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    08-16-2017, 06:02 PM
    I see the thread has been found. Should be easy enough to find a thread you started. Click on your name and go from there.
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    08-16-2017, 05:58 PM
    Out there in the real world many, many cruisers use small portable gas powered generators such as the Honda. Some store them below and bring up on...
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    08-16-2017, 05:44 PM
    A hand plane on ply is fine, but it needs to be wicked sharp and will blunt quickly. Depending what you are doing, a small angle grinder with a 16 or...
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    08-16-2017, 05:39 PM
    Id be carefully checking the CE calculations. Just looking at the rig there's no way the CE is aft of the main mast.
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    08-16-2017, 05:35 PM
    I'll just say I was a little surprised when I saw that scrap of ss strap holding the bulkhead in place. Nothing like your usual standard on anything...
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    08-16-2017, 05:28 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    What Rick said. I've reinstalled the Windyty app on the ipad and its behaving better than it was in safari.
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    08-16-2017, 05:12 PM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I can't remember the brackets that are causing so much interest, can anyone bring up a picture? I'm thinking wind vane? That's without any visual at...
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    08-16-2017, 06:29 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Home weather stations in The Bilge
    Hows the battery life? I had something like that once but the outdoor station needed new batteries every month or so. After a couple sets of...
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    08-16-2017, 04:50 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Just playing with Saftrx here. It's got a heap of very cool features. Totally reliant on mobile coverage, but it's good.
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    08-16-2017, 04:44 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    I think if you choose track only rather than sail plan there's no rescue trigger.
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    08-16-2017, 04:33 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Voyages of Arawana in People & Places
    Good luck! With Saftrx, I'd suggest allowing plenty of leeway on your eta. The ap seems to trigger a search protocol if you are half an hour overdue.
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    08-16-2017, 04:16 AM
    Phil Y replied to a thread Oz Politics. in The Bilge
    I'm not doing the research, as I'm sure the High Court (not the Supreme Court) will answer the question. But it seems to me, yes, the question is not...
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    08-16-2017, 04:04 AM
    All good, you just have to shout a round at the bar some time.
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