Search:

Type: Posts; User: ron ll

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.76 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    200

    Re: The smell of sulfur.

    After a week of hot weather, it is pouring down rain today. It goes back to hot weather after the amateur idiots quit trying to burn down the city.
  2. Re: oathkeepers thought trump would "federalize" them

    He’s making noises about starting his campaign soon, probably to take some attention off the j6 hearings. It’s scary to think he still has an audience.
  3. Thread: Long and lean

    by ron ll
    Replies
    29
    Views
    601

    Re: Long and lean

    The origin of the Lake Union Duck Dodge in 1974 was a grudge match between a Blanchard Sr. Knockabout and an International 110. The 110 beat me, but not by much. :)
  4. Re: What do folks here recommend for a replacement table saw fence?

    Vcstools provides plans and parts to build your own Biesemeyer.

    https://vsctools.com/shop/product-category/table-saw-fence/
  5. Thread: Thank you EBay!

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    201

    Re: Thank you EBay!

    Jake, I agree on the lead angle. Theses are skene chocks with a pretty good angle forward and would usually be okay with a bridle if the tow was from straight ahead. But this guy took off sharply to...
  6. Thread: Thank you EBay!

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    201

    Re: Thank you EBay!

    Bow Chock. He knew what it was, just didn’t think anyone would use it for that. Also I got some really interesting results when spell check kept changing it to bow chick. :)
  7. Thread: Thank you EBay!

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    201

    Re: Thank you EBay!

    I was involved with a company that had a cast iron foundry, I know what’s involved. At $49 plus shipping, this chock was a bargain. :)
  8. Thread: Thank you EBay!

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    201

    Re: Thank you EBay!

    Actually the seller had it listed as a “home decor” item. :D
  9. Replies
    48
    Views
    565

    Re: Prayer and sports

    If non-sailors don’t want to sail, sailors usually leave them alone. :)
  10. Thread: Thank you EBay!

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    201

    Thank you EBay!

    During last week’s adventure being towed home (another thread somewhere), the towboat tried to turn me too fast, not realizing how heavy Snoose is. The result is that the port bow chock went 50’ in...
  11. Replies
    40
    Views
    605

    Re: Bored out of my mind

    Well, three doors and two goats are out, how about this?

    (A long time ago when things were cheaper), three guys on a business trip rent a hotel room for $30. Each chips in $10 and go to their...
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    304

    Re: Some were asleep in school

    And we wonder where Republicans come from.
  13. Thread: Long and lean

    by ron ll
    Replies
    29
    Views
    601

    Re: Long and lean

    “Pirate” Ted Geary R boat. Races every week here.

    114114
  14. Replies
    29
    Views
    507

    Re: Flight delay question

    Time to pump some money into Amtrak.
  15. Replies
    29
    Views
    507

    Re: Flight delay question

    Just heard Delta is offering $10,000 to anyone who will give up their seat in an overbooked flight.
  16. Thread: Long and lean

    by ron ll
    Replies
    29
    Views
    601

    Re: Long and lean

    Francis Lee, by Bob Perry for Kim Bottles. 62’ x 9’-10”.

    114087
  17. Replies
    34
    Views
    333

    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    They are illegal aliens. We’re going to start checking their papers.
  18. Replies
    24
    Views
    349

    Re: Proclamation The First

    Beware Proclamation the Second. If it says anything about future elections, we’re all in trouble.
  19. Replies
    30
    Views
    591

    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    They can check out but they can never leave.
  20. Replies
    34
    Views
    333

    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Comic straight line if I’ve ever seen one. :D
  21. Thread: Judicial Coup?

    by ron ll
    Replies
    26
    Views
    497

    Re: Judicial Coup?

    Or divine intervention in the form of a couple of well timed heart attacks. :)
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    333

    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Seconded. :D :D
  23. Thread: Long and lean

    by ron ll
    Replies
    29
    Views
    601

    Re: Long and lean

    And then there’s Dashew.

    114082
  24. Thread: Long and lean

    by ron ll
    Replies
    29
    Views
    601

    Re: Long and lean

    A friend had a Columbia Sabre (many years ago). It was sometimes referred to as a 5.5 metre, no idea if it really qualified for that.
  25. Replies
    34
    Views
    333

    Re: Happy Canada Day!

    Oh Canada. So close but yet so far. A fun place to visit, but I WOULD want to live there.
    Happy Canada Day!
  26. Thread: Firefly

    by ron ll
    Replies
    47
    Views
    907

    Re: Firefly

    Thanks! I’ve seen hints of that but didn’t really grok what it was.
  27. Replies
    48
    Views
    565

    Re: Prayer and sports

    The guy can pray in a bucket of Gatorade for all I care. But when doing so causes peer pressure on those who don’t want to, it’s a problem.
  28. Replies
    30
    Views
    591

    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    These were the fans from the Stones concert at Hyde Park last week. They were still making their way to the exits when their walkers got entangled and they went down. Harsh words followed.
  29. Replies
    48
    Views
    565

    Re: Prayer and sports

    I wasn’t going to go there. :D
  30. Thread: Firefly

    by ron ll
    Replies
    47
    Views
    907

    Re: Firefly

    Dang. Just finished episode 13 of Firefly thinking I was ready to start season 2. Just discovered there IS no season 2. Dang.
  31. Re: Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

    Gotta ask yourself, who benefits from this ruling? It sure isn’t We the People. It’s a few greedy coal companies that can’t see past their own smudged noses.
  32. Replies
    54
    Views
    808

    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    Over and over again we have seen videos of Republicans blatantly contradicting themselves. They just don’t care.
  33. Replies
    48
    Views
    565

    Re: Prayer and sports

    Injuries could be prevented by just competing in pray-offs instead of play-offs. Two teams line up and start praying until God decides who he likes best.
  34. Replies
    54
    Views
    808

    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    114034
  35. Replies
    17
    Views
    376

    Re: Country music? Things have changed.

    I watched an early Ed Sullivan show the other day that had Hank Williams Jr. in his early years when he was still trying to imitate his dad and do dad’s old songs. He of course eventually rebelled...
  36. Re: Marine meets woman in bar, gets married in Vegas

    So you met your wife over a Mabel’s Hot Burger?
  37. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,806

    Re: Folding work tables

    As a follow up, while I wouldn’t call the Worx bench flimsy, I am disappointed that the table is not at all a flat surface. It’s irregularities make it pretty much useless as a setup table. Whereas...
  38. Re: What are the 'good' things Trump did for this country?

    He changed the course of a hurricane with his mighty magic marker.
  39. Thread: What is it?

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    446

    Re: What is it?

    Good detective work Nicholas. I was starting to think it was the start of the Kingdome construction, the timing would have been right, but after seeing the clip, I agree with your assessment of the...
  40. Thread: A car.

    by ron ll
    Replies
    8
    Views
    274

    Re: A car.

    Kaiser Darrins had a sliding door. :)

    113951
  41. Thread: More Pushback

    by ron ll
    Replies
    37
    Views
    700

    Re: More Pushback

    Transporting a minor across state lines? :)
  42. Thread: What is it?

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    446

    Re: What is it?

    Yes, there were blimp hangers in Port Townsend and at Sand Point in Seattle. But that doesn’t look like the blimp hangers I’ve seen.
  43. Thread: More Pushback

    by ron ll
    Replies
    37
    Views
    700

    Re: More Pushback

    I like that too. Back in the ‘60s Washington State had a bunch of outdated laws that most ignored, labeled Blue Laws. Stores couldn’t open on Sundays, no alcohol good be sold or consumed within a...
  44. Thread: What is it?

    by ron ll
    Replies
    11
    Views
    446

    Re: What is it?

    Good question. If that shot was actually in Washington, the most likely spot would be Bremerton, and I don’t see it on Google Earth which has very detailed images of Bremerton. Of course whatever it...
  45. Thread: More Pushback

    by ron ll
    Replies
    37
    Views
    700

    Re: More Pushback

    Instead of changing the rules, use their rules against them. In spite of abortion being outlawed, you know there will be Congressmen who have the money and power to get an abortion for their mistress...
  46. Replies
    71
    Views
    1,088

    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    The towboat skipper said just center the rudder and leave it alone. Didn’t work. Snoose wants to take off to one side or the other. On one of the side wanders, the tow bridle ripped the big bronze...
  47. Replies
    71
    Views
    1,088

    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    Maybe today. Halfway from gig harbor to Vashon noticed overheating. Shut down and check the obvious, no luck. Called BoatUS at 11:00am, got a towboat at 2:30 after drifting toward Narrows on a big...
  48. Replies
    4
    Views
    212

    Re: Real UFO, NASA Site

    Key word in UFO is Unidentified. They are not IFOs, or ETFOs. :)
  49. Replies
    10
    Views
    229

    Re: Stones, Hyde Park

    I know Keith is my age, 78, not sure about Mick. But our friend David says their energy and work ethic is amazing.
  50. Replies
    71
    Views
    1,088

    Re: What were some of your scariest moments?

    There may be others, but the first that comes to mind was a hundred miles off the coast of Northern California on the three masted barque Monte Cristo. First time the boat was offshore after being...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4