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    I get that. He’s a great dude, and...

    I get that. He’s a great dude, and actually accepted the point on the medieval spike explanation given above by Nick (I think it is Nick). We are both ferocious independents, but differ on...
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    Canoez; they are not my charts. I was looking...

    Canoez; they are not my charts. I was looking for information on how to argue against them.

    I have learned that virtually every private or site has some built in bias. NASA is probably the...
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    OK. I equated the medieval period more between...

    OK. I equated the medieval period more between 1000 to 1450AD. This is good information to use if it applies to the same timeframe. My bad.

    Also, thanks for the help with my daggerboard...
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    That is a fair point that can be used. The...

    That is a fair point that can be used. The charts above are the ones that the discussion has been based around. I imagine there is a comeback.


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    That is just beautiful, my friend. Sent from...

    That is just beautiful, my friend.


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    It is a large, steep spike in temperature over...

    It is a large, steep spike in temperature over several hundred years. What is the explanation for it?


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    That is how it is printed on the charts. ...

    That is how it is printed on the charts.


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    I am stealing this one. ;) Sent from my...

    I am stealing this one. ;)


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    I’m stealing this one. ;) Sent from my...

    I’m stealing this one. ;)


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    I did just recently read this. It is good. How...

    I did just recently read this. It is good. How would I counter the claim that the beginning of the Islamic age, 1300 to 1400 years ago, had a higher rate of temp increase?


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    The other periods of recent steep ascents are the...

    The other periods of recent steep ascents are the iron and copper periods.


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    Is it faster than the beginning of the Islamic...

    Is it faster than the beginning of the Islamic rise? It is hard to tell. I do understand your point. That is worth some digging.


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    And to clarify, these questions and charts I pose...

    And to clarify, these questions and charts I pose are basically the ones I have not been able to counter myself. Thus, the original request for assistance and data.


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    No, my posts and questions have been quite...

    No, my posts and questions have been quite consistent. You’re merely upset because they don’t agree with yours. That’s not my intent. My intent is to determine if temperature...
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    I understood it fine. Thanks. Sent from my...

    I understood it fine. Thanks.


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    I agree completely. My goal is to be able to use...

    I agree completely. My goal is to be able to use objective data to form my own conclusions on this issue, and had not been able to counter his data with my own. Your questions are absolutely where...
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    Good stuff. Thanks. Sent from my iPad...

    Good stuff. Thanks.



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    One more: on your first point above, what is the...

    One more: on your first point above, what is the counter to the argument that there have been more rapid warming changes in the past than our past 50 years (Minoan warming period is one relatively...
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    Thank you for the reply. I looked at your link,...

    Thank you for the reply. I looked at your link, and my problem remains that his arguments are over a 10,000 year record, vs the link’s mostly 150-160 year period data. His overall position is...
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    Wow, did the new tabernacles work...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171006/896151ff...

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    My friend sent me this chart, as we are constantly debating global warming and/or climate change.

    His question...
  22. So, the Center of effort (CE) and Center of...

    So, the Center of effort (CE) and Center of lateral resistance (CLR) are now done. At present, with all fore and aft sails set, the CE is ~24" forward of the mainmast, and the CLR is ~18" behind the...
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    Jay, this whole thread is sheer awesomeness!!!! ...

    Jay, this whole thread is sheer awesomeness!!!! What a beauty.


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  24. Quick update: we pulled Fang's daggerboard...

    Quick update: we pulled Fang's daggerboard completely out, and the CLR vs CE issue absolutely improved. In short, she went to windward much easier. Obviously, that is not a solution, but it...
  25. Woxbox; She rides exactly at the designed...

    Woxbox;

    She rides exactly at the designed waterline right now, too.


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  26. Along with testing out a temporary forward...

    Along with testing out a temporary forward daggerboard placement, I am going to attempt to do as detailed calculation of the existing CLR and CE as they exist right now.

    Maybe I can then share...
  27. Woxbox; What if we added a second daggerboard...

    Woxbox;

    What if we added a second daggerboard forward of the first, to move the center of lateral resistance forward? That could be done this offseason pretty easily, I think (famous last...
  28. Pirate ship finally out of the garage and ready for rigging.

    Fang can actually get through a tack usually, but it is not presently an impressive event. Also, a lot of the speed is lost that was on her. We have gotten caught in irons, which was not too much...
  29. Phil; Yes on all your points. I agree that...

    Phil;

    Yes on all your points. I agree that the daggerboard seems to be too far aft, but I am no designer. I was simply following the plans.


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  30. Jay; You are dead on, I think. The next few...

    Jay;

    You are dead on, I think. The next few sails will be playing around with moving the center of effort (sails) back, and the center of lateral resistance forward (daggerboard, which is set...
  31. Thank you. Noted. Sent from my iPad using...

    Thank you. Noted.


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  32. This pic was taken as we were in the middle of...

    This pic was taken as we were in the middle of tacking, if that helps at all.


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  33. A couple pictures from this weekend's sailing in...

    A couple pictures from this weekend's sailing in Northern Michigan. It is certainly a challenge keeping her bow into the wind, so any advice or thoughts are always appreciated. A larger rudder has...
  34. Well, after a full season of sailing and banging...

    Well, after a full season of sailing and banging into stumps and rocks.....I am now an official fan. This stuff is smooth, tough, and completely stopped any and all leaks. I am amazed.


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  35. Pirate ship finally out of the garage and ready for rigging.

    I've taken a couple of steps that I would appreciate any opinions on:

    -We have built a water tight casket that the plastic gas tank sits in. It looks like a rum barrel casket when closed, and...
  36. Gentlemen; Wow! Thank you for your replies. ...

    Gentlemen;

    Wow! Thank you for your replies. Give me a couple days to pull together some more detailed thoughts. I envision this as a mega hobby area (non commercial, 1 main project at a time....
  37. Designing thoughts on a new boatbuilding shop?

    We may be putting up a rather large field house type building in the next 5-6 months near our home. I would like to incorporate a large wood shop alongside of it, and would love other boat builders'...
  38. I did respond to you. My tapatalk app may or may...

    I did respond to you. My tapatalk app may or may not have sent it through.


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  39. Jay; Just sent you a pm. Sent from my...

    Jay;

    Just sent you a pm.


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  40. Jay; this Dolphin engines sound excellent. It...

    Jay; this Dolphin engines sound excellent. It may be too much of a rebuild to put them into Fang, but we are actually in the process of designing a larger Pirate ship. That type of engine layout...
  41. Good point. I will take a look and see if...

    Good point. I will take a look and see if raising it is an option. The motor is a Tohatsu sailpro, and does have a long shaft.


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  42. Pirate ship finally out of the garage and ready for rigging.

    Jay;

    Bow thruster: fantastic idea. I originally thought "3rd trolling", but the bow thruster could actually fit well within the forward keel.

    The 2 stern electrics will spin her like a top in...
  43. The motor well walls extend 20" above the...

    The motor well walls extend 20" above the waterline. They are tight except for the small opening for the shaft. Did that answer your first question accurately?

    I can absolutely do the water...
  44. Re: Pirate ship updates.

    Thanks! This is exactly what I was looking for on the gas tank. The battery is a sealed type.

    The intent is/was to have the 3.1 gallon (plastic) tank that came with the outboard sit directly to...
  45. These are the last couple of the motor area. The...

    These are the last couple of the motor area. The next step is figure the best placements for the outboard battery, and the 3 gallon fuel tank. Thanks for any input.


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  47. The electric head were removed and the wires...

    The electric head were removed and the wires extend up to the captain's seat above. That allows the person on the helm to never have to look away from a forward view.


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  48. Here is a view down from the quarterdeck opening...

    Here is a view down from the quarterdeck opening into the motor wells. The 2 outboard electrics are mainly for maneuvering in and out of dock. They'll drive her easily at 4 knots, but the outboard...
  49. More in a minute.....my children are throwing a...

    More in a minute.....my children are throwing a mutiny.



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  50. Here are a few below. The one above I mistakenly...

    Here are a few below. The one above I mistakenly added because I have keyboard issues. We temporarily removed all of the stern cabin bunks, tiny galley, etc; Everything basically, inside the stern...
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