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    Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    Ask your bank how long it takes for the check to clear, then tell the buyer you need that amount of time + a day before they can take possession.
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    Re: Eat yer heart out, tractor man.....

    That's quite a train you've got there!

    Stomping off & profanity are important items in anyone's toolkit - but beware - just like other tools, higher quality profanity works better.

    What would...
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    Re: Bitch or brag-how’s the weather?

    4 days in a row of sunny, high of 78-80 & high 58-62 at night. IOW - perfect.
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    I have a friend who feels the same way - but I admit I've never understood it. Food flavors are wonderful & the joy of eating with friends/family is hard to beat.
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    Love watching the progress - thanks.
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    Re: Small used trailer Connecticut

    In most New England states they don't issue or require titles for anything over 15 years old. Bill of sale is all that's required.
  7. Thread: Covid sucks

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    Re: Covid sucks

    Bummer! Hope you feel better soon.
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    Re: Small used trailer Connecticut

    Yeah, but it's an automatic!
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Dramamine makes me feel like crap. Bonine is much better IMO & works very well for me. Available at most pharmacies I believe.
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    I rarely do breakfast, but most always do lunch. I find a break for 1/2 hour or so is welcome.
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    There are like button add-ins available for the version of vBulletin the forum runs on and later versions have them built in. If you google "vbulletin like button" you'll find many hits - though...
  12. Thread: 110 years ago

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    Re: 110 years ago

    And ease of use. Whole lot easier than cutting cords & cords of firewood.
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    Re: 110 years ago

    Is that partly cloudy or coal smog overcast type cloudy?

    Very interesting & thanks for posting it.
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    Re: experimental new rig

    Luggaff.

    Though Gafflug has a certain ring to it...
  15. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    Cool - hope it works out.
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    Re: Mast step/floors repair

    Thicker will put spread the load on the mast - so I'd think it'd be better.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Birds, bearded dragons, & dolphins. Great batch of photos!
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Probably in about 57 days?
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    Re: Mast step/floors repair

    On bigger boats, floors are attached to both the keel & frames & I'd think that would be much stronger than the freestanding ones. I agree with the above that through bolts would be better than...
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    Re: A Neighborhood Regular

    + 1000 !!
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    OK - that qualifies as a really bad joke - on any day.

    You know how I like to hand out condiments...
  22. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Tired of Snoose pics? Ha - not likely.

    Glad you got her properly sorted & I am also surprised the yard didn't have a workboat to tow her with. My brother towed our folks' 40' heavy ketch with an...
  23. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    A shop in Hinesburg, VT could for sure do the basic shape & probably any bevels. They've done a lot a "interesting" projects - including oddly shaped stainless water tanks for my boat.

    Giroux...
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    Re: Never Sell Your Boat Locally

    I'm really sorry to hear this Bob. I know it'd tear me up.
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    Re: Salman Rushdie attacked

    Damn. Hope he pulls through.
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    Re: A Neighborhood Regular

    From Rocky?
  27. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Great pics & story - thanks Chris! You do realize mill ponds work on gravity, not waves, right? ;)
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alcK9ZgykLs


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alcK9ZgykLs
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    Re: New York Thirty -

    Cronkite was a bit of a giveaway as well... :)
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    Re: Rhine River level

    Yep. At least we still use some river freight here in the US.
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    Re: Trump and Hitler's generals

    Sheesh guys. You see his iggerence as a problem. Remember that his supporters see it as not just a feature, but one of the best things about him. "He may be rich, but he's still one of us!".
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    A self-employed person still pays more - in my case I still pay 70% of the employer's share.
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    Damn - only available in the UK
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    Maybe not all - but many believe "the poor little things" just aren't smart enough to figure out anything without a man telling her what to do.
  37. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    I've already said she was stupid to carry the hash oil in Russia. She is by no means the first (or last I'm sure) to spend time in a foreign jail. A friend had 2 years in a Moroccan jail & was...
  38. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    I'd probably go too - however she may have had a contract.
  39. Thread: Brittney Griner

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    Re: Brittney Griner

    In fairness, she was there before Russia invaded Ukraine.

    A lot a US women play in Russia & have for years.
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    Re: The promise of the internet

    Very cool. However, I tuned into an Auckland NZ station & they were playing Petty's "American Girl"... :)
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    That's tempting, but since I'm sure we're on the same page, I can just get started all on my own. ;)
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    Prezactly - what a moron he is.



    Unless you're self-employed - then you pay 100%.
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    Re: Touching the 3rd Rail?

    Is he really so stupid that he doesn't understand how Social Security works? If he gets his way, is he going to refund every dime everyone's put into SS?

    Astounding...
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    Re: Looking For Parts/ Source

    What a cool boat!

    eBay has tons of bronze (which is what I think you pic is) hardware, but it takes a while to sort though it, Here's a search for "bronze" in boat parts (it's a lot of stuff!) ...
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    Yep - a bunch more. Especially when you try to actually get insurance for the boat. Because Neoga is 52 ft, no one I've found will insure her for anything other than general liability. Seems the...
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Jim nails it!

    Slacko's idea of same tape isn't bad one - unless you don't have time for the lengthy install...
  47. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    On this one, about 5 or 6 Chris...

    Forgive me for using the term, but this is the nanny state in action. IMO, if you can't handle it, don't buy it. I'll use my boat as an example, as it'd fall...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    At least he's unlikely to get eclampsia...
  49. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    Whatever happened to caveat emptor? Or personal responsibility? Stoopid.

    When I sell a car, it is sold "As is, where is, and carries no warranty expressed or implied". I've also added "This...
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    Re: The ultimate authority on everything

    Wikipedia is very useful, but needs to be taken with a grain of salt - as there are definitely inaccuracies & bias.

    The Bilge is remarkable as the knowledge base here is broad. I wish it were...
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