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  1. Re: when mueller brings the trump administration down

    Lettuce Spray
  2. Thread: Mast Trucks

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    Re: Mast Trucks

    oh...it's for flags.
  3. Thread: Mast Trucks

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    Re: Mast Trucks

    Hard to imagine that not bending over to one side or the other.
    How can it be better than a pair of cheek blocks with an axel passing through the mast?
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    Re: Another project from the past

    Thoses 12 Metres in Philipsburg are a big deal! They sail a LOT! Great use of old race boats. They have 3 last time I anchored there.
    Remember, pop yer nose out a quarter mile from there, you can...
  5. Re: The ranting thread. Feel free to rant about anything

    Macho Truck drivers body language. Cars guys do it too I recon.
    That thing they do , draping their left hand over the steering wheel.
    ( do they not realize the airbag will cause them to hit...
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    Re: Something a bit different

    Some kinna hippie viking ship?
  7. Re: If you are unhappy with your job now is a good time to make a change.

    My President is not my job.
  8. Thread: like?

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    Re: like?

    An offshore delivery or cruise with a crew of 3 or 4. Rain, wind, windblown salt spray,harsh sun. That's the best real estate on that boat, reclined on the lee side under that roof.
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    Re: Epoxy cleanup

    Water... works on WEST hardeners..but not resin.
    My fav is Simple Green with a Scotchbrite green scrubber with a bucket of water....for skin
  10. Thread: As yourself

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    Re: As yourself

    The Confederate States of America?
  11. Re: The woman in a class ahead of Ford who "remembers talk at the time"

    Judge can't remember the event.
    The guy who wrote a book called "Wasted", about being a drunken teenager.
  12. Re: Another classic parked in my neighborhood.

    Montana 's a State?
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    Re: Epoxy cleanup

    Gotta dis agree. One does not "put"dookie , it gets there. Otherwise, why wear them?
    Once on yer gloves , it migrates to ... everywhere.
    No gloves? ..The first bit on yer skin,stop and wash....
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    Re: South Sound Insanity

    Maybe I get Wonderland wet next summer.
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    Re: Epoxy cleanup

    Disposable gloves are a mixed blessing.
    A few drops of dookie on yer glove turns a yellow tool black over time.
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    Re: mast wedges from plastic?

    Something else to maybe consider , related.
    In san francisco, are the spars coming out annually , like in New England?
    Mine , fer instance, has not had her spars out since they were put in , the...
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    Re: mast wedges from plastic?

    Yard guy ever set foot on a wood boat?
    Chances are the spars are solid at the partners.
    AYC is an excellent choice.
    I'd prefer it not get wet,but if it does, ...meh.
    I sailed from Antigua to...
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    Re: St. Kitts massive gun cache found

    Are you working to legalize drugs?
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    Re: Epoxy cleanup

    keep it off tools,other than a putty knife.
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    Re: Refastening with treenails

    I like the idea of banging a square peg into a round hole with epoxy occupying the gaps. But this is a completely epoxy/modern/ unconventional approach.
    Dicks boat, pitch pine planking...probably a...
  21. Re: New bridge collapses into river in eastern Saskatchewan hours after opening

    Dyck Bridge......
    If this bridge stays up more than 4 hours, consult your doctor.
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    Re: St. Kitts massive gun cache found

    Years ago , Clearing in Nevis, before the new digs, we cleared at the Police Station. One time, a cop was cleaning his revolver at the counter. I noticed he had 3 different type of bullets. 2...
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    Re: It's nice to have imaginary friends

    My wife "USED" to mock me for liming here.
    Until she met a few of youse hombres.
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    "Life is too short for rice krispies and instant coffee"...
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    Re: Erster. ...Mike

    Can’t wait till the roads open and I can get back to work-...
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    Re: Erster. ...Mike

    This just popped up on FB.


    Saw my name mentioned on the WBF.
    Tell everyone that Scooter and I are just fine and won’t be returning till we have a clear shot of open roads. Could be as soon as...
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    Re: The plot thickens

    I head the cops found 10 grams of MARIJUANA in Ms Fords home.
    ..or they are about to.
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    Re: Catboat project

    A gaff or gunter , is not attached to a topping lift. The lift (s) attach to the boom.
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    Re: Figuring out a sail

    or a drogue?
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    Re: Catboat project

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=22343&d=1536205434
    I see four scarphs here. All short. All too close.Epoxy starved as well.
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    The sailing vessels are used for fishing, but their design is driven by racing, if that makes sense.
    Some boats go out for a day, they will troll a few lines the moment they get underway, reach a...
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    Re: Catboat project

    If she is "strip built" ,no vertical fastenings, then she should have been fiberglassed outside AND INSIDE before frames (ribs). Like a stripper canoe.
    If she is "strip planked", (with vertical...
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    Re: Blotchy Varnish

    She don't look bad at all for an old cedar boat.(fir?)
    I suppose more sanding can bring you closer to perfection,but that can be an unreasonable goal.
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    Re: Fear And Loathing At Chuck E. Cheese

    They don't call them the terrible twos for nothing.
  35. Re: Freddie Oversteegen, Dutch resistance fighter who killed Nazis through seduction,

    Respect
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    Re: Fear And Loathing At Chuck E. Cheese

    Civilians with twitchy slide guns.
    Happy Ending!!
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    Re: Summons to Cruz ?

    Hey, How many of us got snagged in that mailer that looks like the annual USCG Documentation re up?
    I did ...once.
  38. Re: Do you think the Dems are colluding with North Korea to rig the 2018 election?

    damn , a minute too late
  39. Re: Do you think the Dems are colluding with North Korea to rig the 2018 election?

    You mean the dems might steal Ronald Rayguns move of conspiring with an enemy before an election?
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    Tradition dies hard, changes slowly hee.
    Traditionally, when a 40 foot, 15 year old trading sloop needed "proper"fixin, she'd go back up on the beach for a year or three, and be re launched as a 60...
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    Oh, not long. At 10 years they're old. At 15 years they are back up on the beach for a major.
    Even the "yacht" racing sloops, built of better materials,see problems at 10 years old.
    I love these...
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    Re: Catboat project

    Is the boat strip planked or strip built? (Are there vertical fastenings inside the planks?)
    I tend to go ape sh!t with a small circular saw to open up epoxied seams that have let go, to get more...
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    We see a few of their customs, and the vid maker in the second, stressing the importance of keeping the tradition of boatbuilding alive,constantly asking everyone about it.
    And then there is the...
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    I asked Nero, the builder in the first vid,,about the use of epoxy and sawdust in the seams. He only uses it below the WL. "Putty" above.
    Alwin, the gent in the second vid, pays his cotton with...
  45. Thread: Aspirin

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: Aspirin

    You believed DOCTORS for health advice?
    Cut Drug and Burn...what they do. Not health.
    Same guys (and gals) who will put you on a statin to lower a number in a test.
    Same guys that will have...
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    Re: Carriacou Taxi Driver Vid

    Here's another. By a different fellow.Coupl o years old.

    https://www.facebook.com/keven.sthillanire/videos/884020521649620/
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    Re: Sleeping Dogs

    Standard Apricot Poodle. Rescue dog. Kind, gentle. Former family had trouble, dog was too much for them.
    Their loss is our gain.
  48. Re: Iki Wa’a - three years of abuse later

    You call your boat "He"!
    That's an abuse right there!
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    Re: 5 Years Last Friday

    Happy WOOD Anniversary!
  50. Re: I'm in love. Don't know if it's the smirk, or the saddle shoes.

    I'll take a pint.
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