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    Re: Finishing cedar floor boards

    Another vote for leave them alone
  2. Thread: Oars

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    Re: Oars

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1883/44396548682_475a1b4b6e_o.jpg

    Add a red flag or two and away you go!
  3. Re: Canvas deck, cover the very outboard edge or leave exposed?

    I do, but that picture is all Jay Greer
  4. Re: Canvas deck, cover the very outboard edge or leave exposed?

    I haven't seen a lot of canvas decks either, though I have been thinking about one on "Next Boat", the 'glass and epoxy deck on Marianita has held up really really well so Bruce's suggestion is in...
  5. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    You do have some epic riding down there Ted. I don't know what those early road engineers were drinking back in the day but they sure knew how to lay out a road for motorcycles....
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    Re: snooter rigging

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Flapjack-Skiff/i-3j4WSfx/0/ee131d64/L/2022080811081858--3596422244019336786-IMG_2129-L.jpg
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  7. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    The KLR?
  8. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    "The vessel is sold for scrap, restoration, salvage, or another use that will remove the vessel from state waters to a person displaying a business license issued under RCW 19.02.070"

    This is...
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    Re: snooter rigging

    Duckworks has a pretty good article here https://www.duckworksmagazine.com/06/columns/nichols/index2.htm

    I have been messing my my sprit rig lately and will post a picture tomorrow. I laced the...
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Almost exactly one year ago we moved into a 1500 square foot house that I built myself over the course of 2 years. Contracted out the foundation, roof and mechanical/electrical but framed, drywalled...
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Bronco/i-xzgPnJr/0/4c3daddc/L/2011%2001%2009%20002-L.jpg
    Two doors and a tailgate...
  12. Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    A light glued-ply boat like the Peregrine 18 ought to be fine on a trailer like that. Poking around looking for trailers I get the sense that most of the "off the shelf" types are built to support...
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    Re: Sculling oar length

    It has been some time since I last dove into the yuloh project. I had been thinking about a manual back-up for Marianita if her motor quit at an inopportune moment or to get through a consistent...
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    Re: Sculling oar length

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Kayaks/i-pgRNCfz/0/9bb5d2af/L/Yuloh-L.jpg

    2/3? You might be thinking of the yuloh formula above. It will be interesting to see what you turn up, I don't remember...
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    Re: 18 foot Lyman

    https://images.craigslist.org/00808_cpfqvjUld9Mz_0kE0fu_1200x900.jpg

    Is that parking brake?

    Looking at this makes me think about the similarly sized/styled Dunphy hiding under a tarp in my yard...
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    Re: Small Sprit Rig Questions

    The current Port of Seattle water temperature is 53F, this after a week long heatwave....While I did jump off the boat a few times last week it was for pretty brief intervals. The 10-12 degree...
  17. Re: Chartering in the Caribbean (BVI) or BYOB?

    That's an interesting question.

    I wonder what dry storage for a 35'-40' monohull (which I'm guessing is the range you are looking at) would run in either Florida or the BVIs? Tempting to keep one...
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    Re: What Glue for Plywood Keel Mold?

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Eun-Mara/i-QSgmD4k/0/23f92279/L/2014%2008%2027%20003-L.jpg

    This is the set up I used to pour my 400-ish pound ballast keel. Roughly 4"x4" and 5'-6" long. Pine box...
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Marianita lives in a slip, she comes out once a year for a good clean up and paint. This due to a combination of very limited launching facilities here on Bainbridge and the time it takes to rig and...
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    Re: Eun Mara Gaff Yawl

    Thank you!
  21. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    We're not saying we're going to deport all these people or whatever. You're free to stay here. You're not going to be forced to convert or anything like this because that's not biblical whatsoever....
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Nice indeed. I own what I think is the only other Eun Mara in the area, if you have questions I'll try to answer them.
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    So the difference between my "not a shooting brake" Rabbit and your Lancia is?....

    Maybe is this one of those "Is it a small ketch or a yawl?" arguments that is best had at an extended EBS as the...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    I have my own personal utility pole too. Power, telephone and cable run from a pole on the street to my pole and then cut underground. The phone and cable used to cross the 10 feet from pole to house...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Deer-Isle-Koster/KDI/i-DLBTPkv/0/623e138c/L/2012%2009%2002%20009-L.jpg
    This is what I used on Kayli Marie. Halyard tied off to the eye with a prussik on the yard to...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    I think the ID of your ring is too small. Having a bit of brain fart this morning but I think the "rule of thumb"number is mast OD+ 10%? Somebody here will know.

    The 1/4" 3--strand is probably...
  27. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=66056&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1597388594
    Hector has come a long way from August 2020 when you started this thread.
  28. Re: Mast Boots for Trailer-sailed Boats with Cabins

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=69185&d=1601145605&thumb=1

    Remember we're talking about a trailered coastal cruiser here not something expected to cross the North Sea or...
  29. Re: Mast Boots for Trailer-sailed Boats with Cabins

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Kayaks/i-RZTrPtW/0/26089509/L/2022072915485904--3008648824299580819-IMG_2100-L.jpg

    I think Jeff was headed in a good direction. The permanent "eave" just needs to...
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    There is a Customs Office out on Point Hudson if they want more than notification from an app. I would think there is a bit of traffic coming in from Victoria...but even as a natural-born citizen of...
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    Re: Bedding compound…yet again

    Good old Henry's


    2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
    Classification
    OSHA Regulatory Status
    and Canadian Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
    Skin corrosion/irritation Category 2...
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    Re: Famous Forum builds, what happened to...?

    Pelican was up for sale in 2017, I think she was on Instagram for a bit but I can't find her now.
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    Re: Sailmaker ID and Reef Points

    When I was sailing a lugger the downhaul and halyard belayed by the mast, but the rig wasn't as far up in the bow as the #130. Hoisting I just tried to fast and smooth, bring it down was a two-handed...
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    Re: SOF Racing Kayak

    I have a couple of sea kayaks (from the now defunct Pygmy Kayak Co) paddled a few cheap rotomolded ones and higher end fiberglass models. It always seemed the stiffer the better in terms of efficient...
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    Re: My "new" (to me) Glen-L Fancy Free

    Looks like you found yourself a fun little project/boat. Hopefully as you tear into it your initial assessment pans out. Looking at the PO pictures, compared to some others found on the internet I...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    Is there a way to simply lash the cleats on? They look big enough to go a great job catching a sheet at an inopportune moment, you also have the ability to easily relocate if your best first guess...
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    Re: Casting thin shell bronze blocks

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-J3kKxMd/0/a6574d8a/L/i-J3kKxMd-L.jpg

    Those are cleaning up nicely. I cast some hardware yesterday and I'm hoping a couple of the pits I got will buff out. One...
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    Re: Rowing the Caledonia Yawl

    Thought about it but I was really enjoying my downwind run. It looked like you all stopped for the night in Appletree Cove? Must have been quite a sight and just a bit crowded.
  39. Re: What's more dangerous to democracy than the uninformed/misinformed voter?

    Pfft...

    Which party is one aligning themselves with authoritarian/fascist/racist groups?



    Borrowed from an article in the Baltimore Sun:
    What states have produced the least educated...
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    Re: Rowing the Caledonia Yawl

    That cot solution looks pretty slick.

    I was sailing downwind from Kingston/Appletree Cove as the Salish 100 fleet was working upwind. First I had to dodge the salmon fishermen off Jeff Head then...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    Not as strong? Hmm...two pieces of wood screwed together either way, not sure it makes enough difference to matter one way or the other. Sternsheets are not exactly a structural piece anyway. Maybe...
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/1977_volkswagen_rabbit_77vwrabbit-03-28409.jpg?fit=940%2C626

    Feels like the venerable VW Golf/Rabbit/GTI has been under represented here.
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    It would make a fun casting project. Mine is welded up mild steel, worked it up as a proof of concept that worked so well I never got around to making the "real" one. I imagine Mr. Ledger will grace...
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    Re: NJ to license the Police

    Here in Washington LEOs are certified at the state level and there is a process in place to de-certify them.
    ...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    Leathered gaff jaws? Might I suggest a nice saddle instead?
    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/6f/b6/11/6fb611b2823cd8708377838a01c567f7.jpg

    I built one (not pictured) for Marianita after breaking the...
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    Re: The times they are a changing

    I commute in and out of Seattle two or three times a week, my admittedly anecdotal observation is that a lot of folks are still on the road (and in my way) heading into town weekday mornings. Don't...
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    Re: Seeking large van reviews.

    There are companies building "pop-up" tops like the one on my old VW Vanagon camper. Keeps your driving profile low and gives you head room when you want it.
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    Re: William Garden canoe yawl San Diego CL

    It isn't just the initial cost of the boat, where does it live? I'm fortunate to be in a place financially where I can keep my boat in a slip, ready to go whenever but in another year or so I'll have...
  49. Re: Can we at least agree that this is ridiculous?

    It's only "grandstanding" when the other side does it
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    Re: William Garden canoe yawl San Diego CL

    It comes down to having the right combination of time, motive, opportunity and money. If you want to narrow the field to sailing add patience, lots of patience.
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