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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    Fyne Boats also supply Paulownia strips, cheaper (~20%), lighter (~20%) and more sustainable( grown in Spain approx 7 to 15 years from planting to harvest) than cedar. At present Fyne Boats are...
  2. Thread: Cartoons.

    by NickW
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    Re: Cartoons.

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/imageserver/image/%2Fmethode%2Ftimes%2Fprod%2Fweb%2Fbin%2F6d8d8ec0-f707-11ec-be82-a1645e171d94.jpg?crop=1279%2C720%2C0%2C67&resize=1500

    Nick
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    Re: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022

    Here you go
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Napier_deltic_animation_large.gif

    6 banks of 3 cylinders https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napier_Deltic

    Nick
  4. Re: Interesting News Stories...From Your Communities and the World....

    From https://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/20230896.ducklings-trapped-a338-bournemouth-rescued-police/
    ...
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    Re: Happy Birthday to BrianW…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    The sight of baby owls growing up in a barn nesting box is once again proving popular on the internet. ...
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    Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    Our Council uses them here too.
    https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/News/News-Features/goat-grazing/goat-grazing.aspx
    And the photos...
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    Re: Happy birthday to johnno…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Paul Scheuer…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  10. Thread: isn't it ironic

    by NickW
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    Re: isn't it ironic

    ^ Since damage to the road surface is a function of the weight of the vehicle, why not levy road taxes based on manufacturers published kerb weights as well as propulsion method? An example would be...
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    Re: Happy birthday to ChaseKenyon…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Bitch or brag-how’s the weather?

    23 C today with a cloudless sky. Lotsa people throwing sickies.
    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/E89A/production/_125464595_mediaitem125464593.jpg
    Bournemouth East and West beaches...
  13. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Boris is in Kyiv offering a troop training programme for Ukraine.



    From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-61842137

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Thad…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Israeli star chamber convicts Palestinian

    You can have him back tomorrow, with compliments!

    Nick
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    Re: Looking for 17 foot ‘Shilling’ plans

    Under prices it shows full construction plans for the dayboat version at £250.00. But yes I would contact Dick Phillips at info[at]willowbayboats.co.uk for more details.

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to carioca1232001…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to goodbasil…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Michael Beckman…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy Birthday TomF

    Happy Birthday Tom, have a good one.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    "Hullo, you're new to the office, make yourself useful and sweep the floor."

    "But I'm a graduate!"

    "Oh, I'd better show you how then."
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    Re: Happy birthday to Peerie Maa…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to my husband Kalevala….

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to SchoonerRat…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Buffalo shooting 'suspect'

    I feel fishguts was inferring that only WASPs should be armed with everyone else disarmed.

    Nick
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    A seafront statue of palaeontologist Mary Anning has been unveiled in her hometown of Lyme Regis, Dorset.

    Anning's discoveries in the early 19th Century helped shape scientific understanding of...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Garland Reese…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Ed Harrow…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  29. Re: How may of you know someone with Covid at the moment?

    One at present, three in the last month.

    Nick
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    Re: Boats and their names…

    Whilst Tireless was in Gib having some cracks welded up, causing a bit hassle with Spain, the Foreign Office renamed her HMS Tiresome.

    Nick
  31. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    And this weeks cover of Private Eye
    https://www.private-eye.co.uk/pictures/covers/full/1573_big.jpg
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    Re: Happy birthday to DMKIA….

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy birthday to bluedog225…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Happy Birthday to Tabe Aulikki Slioor Knight

    Happy Birthday Dear Lady, have a good one.
  35. Thread: Election, UK

    by NickW
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    Re: Election, UK

    We had a year of that as well. Trouble was that the Shadow was an Anybody but the Tories coalition (Lib - Lab - Green and 3 separate Independent groups). They decided that the best way to integrate...
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    Re: Happy birthday to JimConlin…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  37. Thread: Election, UK

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    Re: Election, UK

    Well I hope you do better with your unitary councils than we did here. Here 7 councils were put into 2, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (called by all BCP) and Dorset Council for the rest...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Rich Jones…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Poll: Re: Now that masks are no longer required

    ^ +1. Always have one in my top pocket and wear it inside shops etc. The intercom thing seems to be SOP now.

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to jsjpd1…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    I don't know what the sheep were doing in the pub.

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/120A2/production/_123009837_mediaitem123009836.jpg
    The White Lion is the last of five pubs in the...
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    Five sheep had to be rescued from a rooftop in West Yorkshire after leaping across a gap from a neighbouring field.


    Fireman Damian Cameron was called to Barnsley Road in Newmillerdam, near...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Bernadette.

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
  46. Thread: St George's Day

    by NickW
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    Re: St George's Day

    St George's Day has always been a bit understated here, usually only marked by Morris dancing and maybe brewers doing a special ale for the occasion. However, since the flag of St George was was...
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    Re: Boats and their names…

    This must have been posted before but
    109426

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    Re: question for the forum admin

    I recall a Plant Attendant being sent out to see what was the cause of a Control Room alarm racing back in exclaiming "The ****ing ****er ****ing ****ed!"

    Nick
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    Re: Happy birthday to Dave Lesser…

    Happy Birthday, have a good one.
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    Re: Seeking Mirror 16 Plans

    You may find that "door skin" plywood would bend better, although with the price of wood at the moment the price could be excessive.

    Nick
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