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    03-22-2019, 11:14 AM
    kbowen replied to a thread T-Shirt Recall? in WoodenBoat Magazine
    That translation would be in the national character: The first European country with a female president, and the "Lysistrata" women's strike in 1975...
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    03-20-2019, 11:17 AM
    The hook-and-loop pad on my R.O. sander is shot. A replacement would cost $33, including shipping, which is only a couple bucks short of a new tool....
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    03-08-2019, 10:11 AM
    As a kid, when I heard my parents say they were going to splice the main brace, I knew that they would make themselves a drink. Is there any history...
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    03-04-2019, 03:44 PM
    kbowen replied to a thread Deck Camber? in Designs / Plans
    Here's a tangent (figuratively speaking): I have been planning on two layers of 6mm marine plywood to spring the curves of the deck. The spans of...
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    03-04-2019, 03:01 PM
    kbowen replied to a thread Deck Camber? in Designs / Plans
    Can you say what thickness plywood you are using, and the approximate Port / Stbd curvature? Ken
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    03-04-2019, 02:55 PM
    kbowen replied to a thread Deck Camber? in Designs / Plans
    Holy cow! that is 9.6" crown in an 8' beam! I have been fretting whether 2.5" in 8' is appropriate Ken
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    03-04-2019, 09:52 AM
    kbowen replied to a thread Deck Camber? in Designs / Plans
    I think I must have read the article in WB that Ian cites when I lofted this thing, BC I lofted the deck line at each station and now no single...
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    03-03-2019, 10:27 PM
    kbowen started a thread Deck Camber? in Designs / Plans
    My copy of Skene's Elements of Yacht Design says to use 1/4 to 3/8 inch of camber per foot of beam, and it gives the geometric layout. So I did a...
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