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    02-22-2018, 07:55 PM
    My concern would be exclusively with the potential rate of fire and size of the magazine. It seems to matter less, if the bullet is more capable of...
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    02-22-2018, 07:37 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    There's really not much that a customer in our marina can do a great deal about the dock situation; I have a superbly positioned slip, and would hate...
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    02-22-2018, 04:16 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    That shouldn't be all that difficult.
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    02-22-2018, 04:15 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    That's an interesting idea, actually.. the best one suggested so far! Chances are that the same part has been used in other models, and/or the mold...
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    02-22-2018, 03:59 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    It's not a hatch... it's the molded insert that serves to hold two LPG tanks (you can see the regulator, in the middle). The insert is secured with...
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    02-22-2018, 03:56 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    I understand; you don't really know the particular boat, and you don't have a solution to the hose problem. If you did, and if you had a generous...
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    02-22-2018, 03:48 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    That would probably be useful, and eliminate the need to custom-fabricate a tool... although there isn't clearance along the sides and back edge to...
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    02-22-2018, 03:42 PM
    Well, if black bean broth or cherry juice relieve your pain, who am I to disagree? :) (Just out of curiosity, where did you learn that black bean...
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    02-22-2018, 03:40 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Here in the bilge, when someone asks me a question because I have expertise in the field of inquiry, I charge NOTHING... because this is a community,...
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    02-22-2018, 03:35 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Well, you're the expert, right? A professional? So, you must have a solution for the problem of the hoses. What is it?
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    02-22-2018, 03:33 PM
    You may have a long wait.... like, permanent. The number of three wheeled electric car startups seems to be growing daily... but the track record of...
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    02-22-2018, 03:25 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    I'd already thought of makeshift tools to loosen the lip. Yes, I'm sure it can be done... but to what avail? That does NOT solve the problem of...
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    02-22-2018, 03:12 PM
    Let's face it, with or without additional gun laws of any kind, there are so many semi-automatic guns out there, and so many high capacity magazines,...
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    02-22-2018, 02:52 PM
    I don't know why people think they need to 'search' for some technical reason to justify an impeachment. Impeachment is a political act. A...
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    02-22-2018, 02:48 PM
    I love the idea of an electric car... and for the majority of my driving, the range and rechargeability would not be any issue..... ....but, on...
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    02-22-2018, 02:43 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Ohh, really? You've removed the LPG locker liner on a 2005 Jeanneau 43DS? Never mind. You're more interested in being judgmental and critical,...
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    02-22-2018, 02:42 PM
    I think that some of the deficiencies noted, like the door latches.. as well as the default to a large rectangular video screen, and the integration...
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    02-22-2018, 02:32 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Have you ever replaced the starboard stern rail on a 2005 Jeanneau 43DS? If not, then I submit you know nothing about the problem, do you?
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    02-22-2018, 02:27 PM
    The scientist in me says that what you need isn't black bean broth or cherry juice... it's allopurinol. ...
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    02-22-2018, 02:24 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    I haven't been TOLD how to make the repair... several very reasonable questions were not answered. My toolbox isn't at fault... and I have no idea if...
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    02-22-2018, 01:23 PM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    I certainly didn't 'refuse his knowledgeable answer'. I emailed him a second time because he did not answer my question about how to disconnect the...
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    02-22-2018, 12:08 PM
    Simply unbelievable. Dana Loesch has two young sons. I wonder how smug she'd be, if it were HER sons, lying dead at the feet of some nutjob...
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    02-22-2018, 11:02 AM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    The factory, of course, is in France. I did manage to get a reply from Gilles Rigeaux, who is Jeanneau's guy in the US, who told me that the trick...
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    02-22-2018, 10:34 AM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Tried that, yesterday. Not a chance. It's in there solidly. I was able to remove the silicone from about 25% of the perimeter, the part which I have...
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    02-22-2018, 10:32 AM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    That could be problematic. I can't get the yard to do it, at least not until half the season is over; 52 boats were damaged in that freak windstorm,...
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    02-22-2018, 10:02 AM
    It certainly isn't really 'libertarian', in the strictest sense. It's far more of a 'Chinese menu' form of political belief; you take disparate...
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    02-22-2018, 09:57 AM
    Norman Bernstein replied to a thread Storm damage in The Bilge
    Well, I've been struggling with repairs to my boat, after the storm damage from the late autumn. To refresh: the damage is not extensive... some...
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    02-22-2018, 09:29 AM
    Once scanned, it's questionable whether it's even worthwhile to worry about the originals (this assumes, of course, that you've scanned them at very...
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  • Norman Bernstein's Avatar
    02-22-2018, 08:37 AM
    ....and that is the problem which needs solving. We may not be able to do anything about the 10,000 people killed by firearms in the US each year...
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