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    Re: Saw a hipster on one of these, yesterday

    Bang, Bang. Shoot, Shoot.

    By the way, the first commandment of hillbilly filmmaking:
    Never use the same transition twice in the same video.
  2. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Omar, this is a strange place. The site was created for the further glorification of wooden boats. However, it gets the most traffic in this section. The forty or fifty world wide benthic denizens of...
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    Re: Poplar Marine????

    Why not? Rot prone.
  4. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Well said. Most here cannot be expected to put much effort into unpacking an argument. However, I hope that perhaps one or two may consider what he is saying.
  5. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    It's much too hard to think, right?
  6. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Well, Omar, it seems like the boys are either too busy to investigate Peterson or think they have seen right through it

    Peterson is perhaps unique on the American cultural scene at the moment. He...
  7. Thread: Varnish

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    Re: Varnish

    Yes, the rough sanding and fairing is hard, hard work, but the varnishing itself is meditative. Don't know why people get so warped out about it. High quality painting is actually harder.
  8. Thread: Varnish

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    Re: Varnish

    Has to be maintained and kept out of the sun as much as possible.
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    Re: Cranial Deformation

    yea, corset and gauged ears. That ought to do you.
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    Re: Cranial Deformation

    If I recall correctly, from our brief meeting several years ago at the Hippy Boat Festival, you do not need a boob job. Just sayin'.
  11. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Omar, you will only confuse the boys. They want to believe the pablum fed to them: Peterson is a tool of the alt.right.
  12. Re: William Randolph Hearst's first steam yacht

    Propeller: Diameter 52", Pitch 100"
  13. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    If you are attempting to paint him as some kind of extremist, it is obvious that you have not bothered to look at his ideas very carefully. On the other hand, Mr. Seeger likely whistles much better.
  14. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Omar, that is a good selection. I have watched many, many of his Youtube offerings. However, I will wager that the boys here will not listen to much of it. "Too much bla, bla, bla...." as a bonehead...
  15. Re: World's Biggest Black Powder Cannon - a 100-Ton Gun

    bang, bang. shoot, shoot.
  16. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    You will note that nobody except perhaps Khayyam has actually said anything about Peterson's content. Rather, people are just insulting each other. Well, it is the Bilge.
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    Re: Port Townsend WBF - 2018

    For the sake of humanity, NO!!
  18. Re: Who knows the work of Jordan Peterson, psychologist?

    Peterson may be the sole ray of hope in our mass cultural life. The fact of his amazing popularity in the craven age of Trump does give one hope. He requires work to understand; this is not easy in...
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    Re: Port Townsend WBF - 2018

    the prancing hippies of course.
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    Re: Some women just look right

    Read somewhere: "There are two Hepburns in Hollywood, one is a wonder person, the other is absolutely nuts."
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    Trump Flees to Russia!

    https://media.newyorker.com/photos/5b5b2db387b14c6938366605/master/w_727,c_limit/Borowitz-TrumpsFleetoRussia.jpg


    Photograph by Mark Wilson / Getty


    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Bringing...
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    Re: $40K for 13' boat?

    The motor launch looks lovely; I hope she gets a good home. There are a few, very few, very wealthy people that buy wooden boats. I would say that they might get lucky.
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    Re: $40K for 13' boat?

    Well, you should be.
    Materials cost, what, 15-20k. It has a BMW engine...nice but high rpm, low torque and no longer imported. A few months to build. Hmmm, looks like building small wooden boats...
  24. Re: The Seattle city government described in a single sentence.

    Well, yeadon's contributions to the current Seattle disaster, as regrettable as they are, nonetheless are limited in scope. Quality versus quantity.
  25. Re: The Seattle city government described in a single sentence.

    And first avenue full of smut shops and sailors.

    A certain relative of mine used to go to a place on first avenue which offered a "photography studio" with a nekkid lady.
  26. Re: The Seattle city government described in a single sentence.

    God knows I try. It's really easy though.
  27. Re: The Seattle city government described in a single sentence.

    The Blue Eagle was the place to go at 6am for a drink if you needed to straighten up before a shift at Todd's. Still waiting for the call from Filson's.

    I miss the real Seattle before Jeff and...
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    When Will Trump Fans Credulity End?

    Regarding the Cohen/Trump Hookergate conversation. Does it bother you that you can hear him putting a lie to his story. In his own words!! Or is the tape recording simply more people lying about him?
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    Re: Exterior ply for trailer sailer?

    Well said indeed.
    Never understood people that use crappy big box materials and then have to spend extra materials to protect limitations.
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    Re: Could it be any more surreal?

    butg Hillary.....
  31. Re: Democratic Presidential Candidates: an early list

    You rang? Current issues being what they are, we in the department are being pushed to extremes.
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    Re: So you like to Varnish?

    Runabouts usually have a waterline cover and are kept in covered moorage. Varnish will last several seasons if not otherwise damaged. The sun is what destroys varnish.

    On the other hand: I did a...
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    Re: Ordering from Amazon?

    About eight years ago I purchased my sole item from Amazon. I could not get it anywhere else. Amazon is within walking distance; it is destroying this town.
  34. Thread: Wood sources

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    Re: Wood sources

    I live in Seattle; it is surrounded by forests. Forty years ago, there were many sawmills scattered throughout the woods. There was even one in Woodinville, now a suburb known for Republican...
  35. Thread: Banned

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    Re: Banned

    Just perfect.
  36. Thread: Banned

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    Re: Banned

    Is someone saying that bobbys was not a real person and the sock puppet has been banned? What will you boys do?
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Wonderful to see a job done right. Good luck!!
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    Re: Shooting at Annapolis Capital Gazette

    bang, bang. shoot, shoot.
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    Re: Philippine Mahogany for oars?

    no.
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    Re: Epoxy brain failure

    I would not trust it. The redo on the hydro failed several months later. Blisters bubbled up.
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    Re: Epoxy brain failure

    I was working on a project working on restoring a vintage unlimited hydroplane. I did the woodwork and then helped the fiberglass guys. They were really quick and efficient. They were almost done...
  42. Re: How much epoxy exposure is usually enough to get sensitized?

    I used it for 35 + years...no problem and early on I was pretty sloppy. My kid worked with me a couple times and got sensitized.
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    Re: St Lawrence river skiff restoration

    Bravo!
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    Re: Fairing a surface

    Yes. A good painter can do this. In the old days occasionally cars were painted with a brush. In fact, there were specialized car painting brushes.
  45. Re: GOLDMINE of Various Rare Maritime Book links from 1785 to 1950

    A peek shows the recounting of the trip down the intracoastal in 1907 is quite good.
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    Re: Robertson Screws

    Please explain.
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    Re: Felucca, getting it done

    San Francisco was such a fine place. Or used to be. Our Seattle is going to Hell as well.
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    Re: I Think Summer is Here

    Don't be fooled. It rains all the time. You wouldn't like it.
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    Re: Epoxy curing extremely slowly

    Made that mistake long ago myself. Why do you assume that volume is equal to weight. Look up specific gravity.
  50. Thread: In a Few Weeks

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    Re: In a Few Weeks

    Bob, you know there is a statue of Lenin right here in Fremont. You should come up and we could talk about, you know, man stuff. Maybe buy you a can of PBR.
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