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  1. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Urinating into a gale more like. Vadim 68 doers not provide sources to back up his claims.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    Free surface effect is independent of boat size. It destroys stability in all sizes and types of hull.
    Simplistically, water ballast must fill the tanks completely, so that the water acts as a...
  3. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    So you throw out accusations and then can't back them up. Why am I not surprised?

    I'll stop wrestling the pig now.
  4. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    ^ No wukkas. Your point was well-made.
  5. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Patently falls? Quote them please. I need a laugh.
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    Re: Plastic frames for a Halibut Schooner

    The thing that worries me about that shortcut is this.
    Steamed wood is flexible enough to bend and twist into place when hot, but then sets in its new configuration.

    Does the plastic take set and...
  7. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Yes still nitpicking. Or rather shifting the goal posts.
    Now stop digging.
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    You are criticizing something taken out of context.

    Mobilizing opinion and campaigning on the streets makes legislators correct/improve the laws.
  9. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    I know we left the EU, but we did not leave the planet.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    If you are up for the work, taking off the outer layer, refastening the inner skins where necessary and epoxying a new outer skin in place would be a good solution. A bit like what the Pardys did...
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    No. Some boats are dead after 30 years, some after 50. Being an antique is not a measure of boat quality.
    As she is copper fastened, you can repair her, if you cut back the plank ends properly. ...
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    Thin calico or silk set in shellac was the normal waterproofing between the skins. Hard to make it water tight without.
  13. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Learn how to proofread your posts.
    Then read and think about my tag line.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    I thought that was a Bolger Box. I know that it works, but a bit of flare would be nice.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    If this was glued,
    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=124311&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1669669790
    the glue has failed. But there are no fastening holes visible.
    She could be a basket...
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    Just so.
    Fortunately, as has recently been tried and proven, not free from being dragged through the courts and sanctioned with damages until their pips squeak.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    Depoends on what sort of flat-bottomed hull. Main Scows and Thames barges are definitely sea going forms.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    Why is that, Wiz? Based on my own experience, I do not agree. / Cheers/ JC[/QUOTE]

    I suspect that Bruce is OK with gluing components, like laminated frames or cabin joinery. But cold moulding...
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    ^ this.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The data in post#264 indicates that we can hope, then, that most of them will survive. Whereas those that chose a gun won't.
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    Re: do you have a favourite stern

    Nice counter, pity about the sheds on deck.
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    Re: do you have a favourite stern

    Also, an excellent compact design.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The States were responsible for appointing the Orficers, who will have regulated the militias. Or what is a rhetorical question?
  24. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    [/QUOTE]


    Fox is a propaganda machine.
    The US Ministry of Truth.
  25. Thread: Oops

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    Re: Oops

    Mew too.
  26. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The C&P was from a critic in the Guardian, Jack Seale. He was less than complimentary.
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    Re: Help identify?

    Nedl referred to framing.
    I suggest that you lift the cabin or cockpit sole and take photos of the inner bottom, showing framing, the floors crossing the keel and so on.
    BTW, I very much doubt that...
  28. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The first episode of this, Simon Schama’s History of Now (BBC Two), aired last night demonstrates how Trump, Erdoğan, and the Russian government all behaved, and now Putin in Ukraine, as predicted by...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    This is what I am talking about
    https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/means-matter/survival/
    and file:///C:/Users/Home/Downloads/suicides_v3_tcm77-168759.pdf

    Guns are final.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Data from nations without easy access to guns bear that out.

    Some suicide attempts are a cry for help.
    Some suicides find planning and assembling the means gives them time to reconsider and seek...
  31. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    We don't mind the US screwing up its people by fracking gas, that is for the US government to legislate. It is just that we don't want to take the risks of seismic events that come with the process...
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    Great news, congratulations to the Prof. Thanks for letting us all know.
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    Re: Seabird Yawl cock pit

    The usual method is to cross the drains. The drain from the starboard side of the cockpit falls and exits to port, and vice versa. You need to ensure that the lower cockpit drain is always above...
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    To be fair, the portraits on our folding money are of dead people.
    However, every one of them was a person of considerable merit.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Thank you for the commendation,



    but I suggest that you don't forget the context of your original comment.
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    Re: The Photo Most Unlike Us

    It is a different sort of penis extension.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    There are ways to deliver health care for far less cost, affordable by all, no bankruptcies need to occur.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The Tobacco industry and their insurance companies employed shills to allow them to continue selling addictive poisons, and avoid the consequences.
    Is seems to be a feature, not a bug.
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    Does milling the wood from an apple tree into plank and framing timber for a 1/16th (3/4" to the foot) model of an open boat count?
  40. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    From the Wiki:

    Did you read the link?
  41. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    US sanctions, alongside the dead fist of Marxism





    produced a good health care system even though the US embargoed the import of drugs and equipment, a world respected hub for music and...
  42. Thread: Jamestown

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    Re: Jamestown

    It is also called Isostatic rebound.
    It is happening to us as well, but is now slowing.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Post-glacial_rebound_in_British_Isles.PNG

    This is the...
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    Sticky: Re: Helping Ukraine and Ukrainians

    Are any organizations collecting and distributing warm clothing, blankets, duvets and so on?
    Camping stoves and fuel, maybe?
  44. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    At least one of those propositions needs a neither option
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    So you are against even trying?
    Mind you, your much published paranoia about the US going Fascist and starting shooting people at random goes along way to explain why you don't want to try.
  46. Re: Advice sought on a quasi-parental political issue

    Give her more of Orwell's work, The Road to Wigan Pier, for example. 19884 might be a bit of a cliché now, but is definitely anti-totalitarian.
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    Re: Mull it over nsfw

    Although it was before the days of YouTube, one nasty moment on the Manx circuit was a tight turn just after a hump back bridge. The co-driver's note were a tad inadequate, so the instruction tight...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Mass shootings are defined for these statistics as four or more people shot in one incident.

    So you are content that 44 people are shot every week, plus those shootings that only kill or would...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    So what are you trying to add to this thread about the US?
    Why don't you just describe what you have and recommand it to your southern neighbours?
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    Re: Mull it over nsfw

    This is pretty much in my backyard

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFIYN4Sya0Y
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