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  1. Re: Requiring honesty from elected officials

    Clarence Thomas will probably claim that there was no mention of a polygraph in the Founding Fathers' writings, so it can't be used.. ( Realistically , since Ben Franklin was the only one who knew...
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    Re: Cowards, Crooks, and Crazies

    Thanks for posting that link, David Y>
  3. Thread: Ciao

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    Re: Ciao

    ^ True, that - - My lady and I once spent an entire week just sightseeing on Capri ! !





    Rick
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    Re: wait!what?! chip-skiff is back!!!

    Yeah, he casually posted about container gardening - was nice to see chip-skiff posting stuff Y>
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    Re: Computers did not eliminate paper

    I used to be amused / amazed by programmers printing out their program details on an 8 inch thick stack of greenbar paper ( remember that stuff ? ), flipping through the pages, circling a line of...
  6. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Nah, it's just that the 'taxpayers' are no longer buying his meals :p
  7. Re: A Georgia judge is not buying Rudy Giuliani's excuses.

    Can you picture Rudy taking the scenic route to Georgia in a gray bus with mesh window screens (?) Y:o
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    Re: Trump Takes The Fifth.

    ^ I see no issues with that , Skip ! ! ! :ycool:
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    LW, my lady used to keep miniature horses, we once went to a breeder's ranch to purchase a couple - the pasture looked similar to that, until he whistled and 50 miniature horses galloped up to him...
  10. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Ron, was it just 'time' which caused the failure (?)





    Rick
  11. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation )



    Rick
  12. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation )



    Rick
  13. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Kudos to Wayne - I used to have to do similar under raised computer room floors (no lights) - He is indeed a valued asset, and Snoose (and you) are fortunate to have found him ! !


    Rick
  14. Thread: Got Glasses

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    Re: Got Glasses

    Joe, be very careful stepping off curbs !! ( do NOT ask how I discovered this . . . . . )




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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Ah, that time of year in the Midwest ! ! ! :rolleyes:
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    My former employer used to rent cars from a major rental car company, for our use while at our educational training center. One time, we were provided a Chevy Citation. The braking was as above - ...
  17. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Chris, if you look at the photo referenced in #1501 - just to the right of the 'pipe and cable' appears to be a paint sag, or bit of filler. Also, at the '5 o'clock ' position from the new dent...
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    Re: Cedar shingles

    Tom, I bought a home in Houston, TX back in 1982, it had a tall cedar shingled roof, and some years later, I had occasion to fix the corner shingles - when I went back to visit in the early 2000's ,...
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    Rob, post #1267 rocks ! ! ! Thanks for posting it !




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    Re: A truly “International” Scout

    Graft on the top from an early RAV4, with the large side windows, and an integral set of roof rack / crossbars, and please, please ditch that C-pillar for a thinner one which affords better rear and...
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    Re: Looking For Parts/ Source

    Treeguyus, Those fittings look 'similar' to 't track bolts' available from Rockler (no affiliation) or Amazon (no affiliation) - do they need to be a particular metal ?



    Rick
  22. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    (Post # 1493 ) I've heard of 'eggshell paint', but not eggshell cabin sides . . . possibly a previously undetected void in the material, was there (to your knowledge ) any repair done to that...
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    Re: Rafting downtown!

    Skip, I rafted the Rio Grande out of Taos, NM back in 1986 - I can't imagine how the river is running now with low water levels.




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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    Only if you mail-ordered them from the 'J C Whitney ' catalog and glued them on . . . . :rolleyes:
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    Re: c'est la guerre

    He really 'ticked off' the dog , Wanna bet the guy's name is 'Hold my beer, watch this ! ' ? :ycool:
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    Re: After the rain.

    ^ Back in the 1980's, the rains rolled into Houston every afternoon at 4:30 - similar to stated above. .
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    Re: Massage chairs

    Tom, it might help with recommendations if you detail what aspects of massage and heat you are looking for - back / legs / neck (?) You should not have to pay anywhere near 12 K , I would think
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    ^ 'He's not there to talk about guns - but needs a long gun AND a sidearm, if I see correctly - just to go into a meeting and talk about this stuff ! !
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Emily, (just a question of curiosity) - which of the installers was , perhaps, older - the first or the second / final installer ?




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    Re: Letters from Wrocław

    I hereby recommend that " Wi-Tom" be hereafter known (unofficially, of course ) as " Tom, in Poland" ! ! ! (Good to see you 'settling in', Tom ! ! ! Y>
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    L.W. , I work (part-time) at a 'big-box' store - I retired back in 2012 after 32 years with the same employer, then built houses for Habitat for six years. Then I grabbed this job, and found I...
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    Re: Choey Lee 'Second Wind'

    Very, very impressive yacht ! ! :rolleyes:
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Emily, I am not familiar with that geographic area , is it possible that a local ' handyman' could complete the interior cabling ? ?







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    Re: Moving to Poland

    Good to hear from you, Tom - Enjoy the new adventure ! !




    Rick
  35. Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    MC, I am still not familiar with SC DMV requirements, but, like lumber overhanging a truck tailgate, it would be best to have a flag or lightboard at the transom of the boat. Lots of examples of...
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    Re: Rebuilding and Repowering a 1966 ClipperCraft

    ^ Great progress ! ! ! ! Y>
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    ^ # 32 - I watched a bit of the 'replay' last night on television, when the plaintiff's attorney mentioned that he had been sent the entire content of Jone's cell phone, poor Alex got that 'deer...
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Perhaps it was / is a group of 'fifth columnists' (see wiki or Google) set up during those 'no notes taken' meetings between Vlad and 'the Donald' to take down democracy as we know it . Can you...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    ^ I hear cardboard refrigerator boxes can be a comfortable nighttime accommodation . . |:)
  40. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    Ron Reagan, (the son), has it right with his television commercials for the 'Freedom from Religion Foundation' , which he ends with " not afraid to burn in H*ll "



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    Re: Election Shenanigans, eh what?

    Next time that happens, yell out "Donald Trump is here" and watch for a tell-tale change in facial expression ! ! :ycool:
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    Re: You get what you pay for

    Tom, I use a 'soaker hose' made from recycled tires that I buried in my landscape beds, it has a flow restrictor at the female coupler, and water just seeps out along it's length. Would something...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    There 'used to be' a neat place, similar to described, in Salisbury, NC - called the 'Okey-Dokey Store' , it had a basement crammed full of vintage / antique hardware and plumbing bits. The main...
  44. Re: That concealed carry thing is working out great

    Did he, maybe, 'resist arrest' ?
  45. Re: FAA soliciting public comments on minimum seat dimensions

    ^ 'Self Loading Freight ' :ycool:
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    Re: Once again, Jon Stewart is correct.

    ^ . . . but still with 11 of them voting against what should have been a unanimous 'yes' vote ! ! |:(
  47. Re: FAA soliciting public comments on minimum seat dimensions

    Has anyone seen that 'design study' , which proposes double-decker seating ( not Airbus style ) in airplanes ?? Cringe worthy
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    Re: Macho macho men!

    That is / was a high school ? ? ?
  49. Re: FAA soliciting public comments on minimum seat dimensions

    Once upon a time, I flew from New York Kennedy airport non-stop to Tel Aviv on El Al - seated in Coach, 3 across with my wife in the center seat and a large individual on the aisle. I had the window...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    SP, I now have another tool that I 'absolutely need' thanks for the reference . I, too, grew up near Chicago - do you mind naming that suburb ?




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