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    08-15-2022, 12:37 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Ciao in The Bilge
    ^ True, that - - My lady and I once spent an entire week just sightseeing on Capri ! ! Rick
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    08-14-2022, 09:53 AM
    Yeah, he casually posted about container gardening - was nice to see chip-skiff posting stuff Y>
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    08-13-2022, 10:12 AM
    I used to be amused / amazed by programmers printing out their program details on an 8 inch thick stack of greenbar paper ( remember that stuff ? ),...
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    08-12-2022, 08:16 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Mar a Largo in The Bilge
    Nah, it's just that the 'taxpayers' are no longer buying his meals :p
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    08-11-2022, 05:08 AM
    Can you picture Rudy taking the scenic route to Georgia in a gray bus with mesh window screens (?) Y:o
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    08-10-2022, 07:08 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Trump Takes The Fifth. in The Bilge
    ^ I see no issues with that , Skip ! ! ! :ycool:
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    08-10-2022, 03:04 PM
    LW, my lady used to keep miniature horses, we once went to a breeder's ranch to purchase a couple - the pasture looked similar to that, until he...
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    08-10-2022, 02:48 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Haulout day in The Bilge
    Ron, was it just 'time' which caused the failure (?) Rick
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    08-09-2022, 10:13 AM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Cargo pants in The Bilge
    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation ) Rick
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    08-09-2022, 10:04 AM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Cargo pants in The Bilge
    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation ) Rick
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    08-08-2022, 08:37 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Haulout day in The Bilge
    Kudos to Wayne - I used to have to do similar under raised computer room floors (no lights) - He is indeed a valued asset, and Snoose (and you) are...
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    08-08-2022, 08:25 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Got Glasses in The Bilge
    Joe, be very careful stepping off curbs !! ( do NOT ask how I discovered this . . . . . ) Rick
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    08-08-2022, 06:57 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    Ah, that time of year in the Midwest ! ! ! :rolleyes:
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    08-08-2022, 06:49 PM
    My former employer used to rent cars from a major rental car company, for our use while at our educational training center. One time, we were...
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    08-08-2022, 06:34 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    Chris, if you look at the photo referenced in #1501 - just to the right of the 'pipe and cable' appears to be a paint sag, or bit of filler. ...
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    08-08-2022, 04:04 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Cedar shingles in The Bilge
    Tom, I bought a home in Houston, TX back in 1982, it had a tall cedar shingled roof, and some years later, I had occasion to fix the corner shingles...
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    08-07-2022, 11:38 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread If Not Now, When? in The Bilge
    Rob, post #1267 rocks ! ! ! Thanks for posting it ! Rick
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    08-07-2022, 11:14 PM
    Graft on the top from an early RAV4, with the large side windows, and an integral set of roof rack / crossbars, and please, please ditch that...
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    08-07-2022, 10:10 PM
    Treeguyus, Those fittings look 'similar' to 't track bolts' available from Rockler (no affiliation) or Amazon (no affiliation) - do they need to...
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    08-07-2022, 09:44 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Skookum Maru in Building / Repair
    (Post # 1493 ) I've heard of 'eggshell paint', but not eggshell cabin sides . . . possibly a previously undetected void in the material, was...
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    08-07-2022, 09:01 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Rafting downtown! in The Bilge
    Skip, I rafted the Rio Grande out of Taos, NM back in 1986 - I can't imagine how the river is running now with low water levels. Rick
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    08-07-2022, 08:55 PM
    Only if you mail-ordered them from the 'J C Whitney ' catalog and glued them on . . . . :rolleyes:
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    08-07-2022, 06:20 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread c'est la guerre in The Bilge
    He really 'ticked off' the dog , Wanna bet the guy's name is 'Hold my beer, watch this ! ' ? :ycool:
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    08-07-2022, 06:14 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread After the rain. in The Bilge
    ^ Back in the 1980's, the rains rolled into Houston every afternoon at 4:30 - similar to stated above. .
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    08-06-2022, 11:05 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Massage chairs in The Bilge
    Tom, it might help with recommendations if you detail what aspects of massage and heat you are looking for - back / legs / neck (?) You should not...
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    08-06-2022, 09:03 AM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Roe: you GO Kansas!!! in The Bilge
    ^ 'He's not there to talk about guns - but needs a long gun AND a sidearm, if I see correctly - just to go into a meeting and talk about this stuff...
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    08-06-2022, 08:48 AM
    Emily, (just a question of curiosity) - which of the installers was , perhaps, older - the first or the second / final installer ? Rick
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    08-06-2022, 08:38 AM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Letters from Wrocław in The Bilge
    I hereby recommend that " Wi-Tom" be hereafter known (unofficially, of course ) as " Tom, in Poland" ! ! ! (Good to see you 'settling in', Tom !...
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    08-05-2022, 08:55 PM
    hawkeye54 replied to a thread Why have a Checklist ? in The Bilge
    L.W. , I work (part-time) at a 'big-box' store - I retired back in 2012 after 32 years with the same employer, then built houses for Habitat for...
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    08-05-2022, 08:17 PM
    Very, very impressive yacht ! ! :rolleyes:
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