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    Cool. Rear wheel drive. Thats a body on frame car...

    Cool. Rear wheel drive. Thats a body on frame car with a live rear end. Its how only trucks are built now.


    Good luck with it.

    Kevin


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    Noooo.... those names are local. As in from the...

    Noooo.... those names are local. As in from the original native inhabitants' language.

    Kevin


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    New York's murder rate is one of the lowest in...

    New York's murder rate is one of the lowest in the US. If London's rate surpasses Atlanta, Charleston, Detroit, Philadelphia, St. Louis...well, that would be news.

    Kevin


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    Thanks, Jimmy. I always appreciate your posts,...

    Thanks, Jimmy. I always appreciate your posts, and enjoy the often unknown to me artists you post about.

    Kevin


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  5. Its funny how that term can mean so many things....

    Its funny how that term can mean so many things. My guess at your image is that it shows the larger vessels that would carry bulk amounts of whiskey and then lay off the coast of US ports.

    Here,...
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    australia, what the hell???

    You Aussies( Ozzies?) do not own the market on hard to pronounce place names.

    Try Comsewogue, Nissequogue, Aquebogue, Copiague, Hauppauge, Skaneateles....


    Kevin
  7. I do not think I like the idea of a private...

    I do not think I like the idea of a private citizen taking on the role of government. ( even if the issue is one i believe in)

    Kevin


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    Re: Kingfisher diving for dinner

    A-yup. As my late, great, friend Billy used to say: " They do it for a livin', Bub!"

    Kevin
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    Re: Getting back on board

    There's a guy was talking out of his rear end.

    It takes but seconds to Google-up verified reports of unconscious boaters/ sailors/ fishermen wearing lifekjackets and pulled from the water and...
  10. Thread: Cheap Beer

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    Re: Cheap Beer

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    Re: Nissan five horse 2 cycle outboard

    You may run into trouble after a little while, as the seals and fuel lines are not likely to be made from ethanol-resistant "rubber."

    Kevin
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    Re: Kingfisher diving for dinner

    Here's another, won a prize two years ago.

    14517

    Kevin
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    Mark... liberal dose of liquid dish soap makes...

    Mark... liberal dose of liquid dish soap makes bunks real slippery.

    Kevin


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    I say she's a straight-up freighter. A, " tramp...

    I say she's a straight-up freighter. A, " tramp steamer, " if your a fan of noir.




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    I think they call them, "wieners," though i may...

    I think they call them, "wieners," though i may have mixed up my regionalisms.

    Nice ride.

    Kevin



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    [QUOTE=pcford;5542462]Boz Scaggs? Jebus! What is...

    [QUOTE=pcford;5542462]Boz Scaggs? Jebus! What is wrong with you people?

    I guess you didn't play the track.

    Being black or obscure is not a requirement for playing the blues.

    Kevin

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    Re: Just showed up for dinner

    Saw-whet owl, we spotted while kayaking in Everglades National Park. See 'im?14502


    Kevin
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    Re: I wish I could fly that well

    Whoa!
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    Re: navigable aqueducts

    Here's Highbridge, which crosses the Harlem River and connects the Bronx and Harlem in NYC. It's an aqueduct with a footpath atop it. It's not navigable. The architecture is similar to others shown,...
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    Re: pilothouse cruising cutter perfection?

    Noyce, indeed!


    Kevin
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    Re: Saturday afternoon blues

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTFvAvsHC_Y


    Kevin
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    Re: Saturday afternoon blues

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wsUNMSiIII


    Kevin
  23. Thread: RIP Mini Me

    by Breakaway
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    Re: RIP Mini Me

    RIP


    Kevin
  24. I don't know of any boatbuilders in Brooklyn(...

    I don't know of any boatbuilders in Brooklyn( though we do have forum members in Brooklyn. Hopefully they'll see this thread). I see the boat is on a trailer. Hampton Shipyard ( Scopinich) in East...
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    Very cool. Re: " Land Nets." That would be...

    Very cool.

    Re: " Land Nets." That would be called a, " haul seine, " here.

    Kevin


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    You found the manual? That's outstanding! A...

    You found the manual? That's outstanding!

    A very interesting boat. Thanks for posting.

    Kevin


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    Re: Penobscot Bay, Maine

    WTG, Scot!

    Kevin
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    Re: Daniel Noyes is a 'fill in the blank'

    ...apparently damn fine dory builder.

    K
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    Re: What's your boat's name(s), and why?

    Breakaway.

    The former owner was a hockey player for the Boston Bruins. "Breakaway," is a hockey term; it refers to a player's taking the puck through the defense and charging towards the goal by...
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    Re: A great example of a lying political ad

    Can we see an example of an honest political ad? :d

    Kevin
  31. Thread: Un-PC jokes

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    Re: Un-PC jokes

    Whether it's Jews and rye, or Irish and booze, or Poles and pratfalls, or lawyers and lies, Blondes and mistakes.....assigning a race/ ethnicity/ occupation/ physical attribute to the characters...
  32. Re: It's Friday; time for some vocal harmonizin'

    Uncle John's Band. The Grateful Dead


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSIajKGHZRk

    Kevin
  33. Re: Which old Hollywood stars are you in love with?

    Your good taste is impeccable, sir.

    Kevin
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    Re: Racism @ Starbucks

    I don't know for sure, but my sense of things, and my experience is, is that cops are called for far more situations than their presence actually warrants. Once on scene, they determine if an arrest...
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    Re: Racism @ Starbucks

    News just reported that Phildadelphia Police Commissioner apologized for the arrests. That makes sense to me.

    The Starbucks apology still does not make sense to me. I agree calling the cops was...
  36. Re: Small outboard in a well, slightly round bottom boat, how deep should it go?

    For a displacement boat, it doesn't matter that much ( drag increases as a cube of speed)--except that deeper does mean more drag and thus, more rpm required for any given boat speed. Just make sure...
  37. Re: It's Friday; time for some vocal harmonizin'

    And, of course, especially for the WBF:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2e2kC-geMI

    Kevin
  38. Re: It's Friday; time for some vocal harmonizin'

    She's Gone


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnVXIUyshng

    Kevin
  39. Re: OMG How did this happen ? I'm the featured speaker tomorrow

    Be yourself You'll knock 'em dead.

    Let us know how it goes.


    Kevin
  40. Re: things that will get your attention while walking down the beach

    We have an airbase where a rescue team is stationed nearby. They often train over the ocean or the pine barrens, and we see low level flights by C-130's and Sikorsky HH-60 helicopters; repelling...
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    Re: Wharf, Quay, Pier and jetty

    ^

    Whaddya want from me. Its YOUR language! :d

    I know there are other definitions, but I was taught this one:

    Dock (maritime), either the area of water taken by a vessel when tied to a...
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    Re: Wharf, Quay, Pier and jetty

    ^ Exactly. Dock is a misnomer when applied to a physical structure. It is the " state" of the vessel when secured near shore.


    Kevin

    Edit: I should note that I misuse the term myself, as a...
  43. Re: Man crushed to death by falling boat in Weymouth

    In most any boatyard around here, those poppets would be chained, and, because blacktop gets soft in the sun, there'd likely be plywood pads under each one. Just sayin.

    Snoose looks great, as...
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    Re: fire

    Bootlaces.
  45. Thread: Puddy

    by Breakaway
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    Re: Puddy

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftUR6AFTNMA


    Kevin
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    Re: Open Carry - how not to do it w/Tomi Lahren

    Notice she tagged the pants maker ( @alexoathletica) . Deals for product touts in social media by, "influencers," are commonly based upon the engagement generated by the specific post or posts.

    ...
  47. Thread: defiance

    by Breakaway
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    Re: defiance

    ^ So, I'm thinking that's a diver. Looks like a divehelmet just in front of him, and he is wearing what might be a dive dress/ dive suit. The big wheel on the port side of the boat is the hose reel....
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    by Breakaway
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    That is some ladder.

    I like the ships wheel installed on the barge in the background. And while she hasd a bit too proud a bow for my taste, the little launch in the middle ground sets me to...
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    Re: Racism @ Starbucks

    When I was in the bar business, we were deeply concerned about color. As a result, we had a policy: put something on the bar besides your elbows.

    The color in question was, "green."

    The whole...
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    Re: RIP Barbara Bush

    A fellow native New Yorker.
    May she rest in peace.

    Kevin
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