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  1. Re: We've done it! We sailed Taleisin across an ocean

    Bravo !
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    Re: National Rum day

    Cruzin with Cruzan
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/wizbang_13/5499841899/in/dateposted-public/
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    Re: National Rum day

    https://live.staticflickr.com/5255/5445804556_f474ed7450_z_d.jpg
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    Re: The man in the MAGA hat

    Whereas I have saved a small fortune in the past few years, avoiding bars for fear that I might SIT next to a republican.
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    Re: Wooden Boat Fastenings

    When an 80 year old boat needs a tune up, ....
    Re fastening an old girl may not be a thing to do a little bit at a time.
    There are likely caulking issues that are married to the fastenings.
    In...
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    Re: Haircut rant...

    West Indian barber experience. An hour in the chair, coupl o beverages, 6 or 7 dollars.
    Here's my friend Schooner Tom getting a tune up in Anguilla ...
  7. Re: Rotted section of chine log on a 12ft plywood skiff

    Oak !!!!
    best scrape the daylights out of it where you can, dry it, drill a buncha tiny holes and apply many shots of green wood preservo. there will be more rotten black oak.



    oak...pffft.
  8. Re: Which religious group would you trust the most?

    I mock religion, not trust it.
    But I'm more tolerable of ,say, Ilan Omar, than my evangelical born again MAGA sister.
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    Re: Donít Call Me

    I didn't even know "Fredo" is insulting to folks of Italian heritage.
    But we do see, many people talk like that in real life, F bombs , not the slurs....I sure do.
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    Re: boring holes in gaff / boom jaws

    I believe that banging bolts through tight holes like that, is a thing from the past, best used for underwater members.
    Not for a spar.
  11. Re: Transiting the Chittenden locks into Lake Union

    The few times Ive been through on my small speedboats was a piece of cake. Alone, quick and painless.But it's been awhile.
    But INSIDE the locks is where the cops hang out.
    And in the whole of Lake...
  12. Re: Which Metre Rule Produced the Most Wholesome Yachts ???

    That yacht racing rules helped produce wholesome yachts.
  13. Re: Which Metre Rule Produced the Most Wholesome Yachts ???

    I remain un convinced.
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    Re: Attaching Blocks to Boom

    Ditch the shackle, frap it after wrapping it.
    How many blocks on the boom ? Room for a bridle ?
  15. Re: Gun nut nationóno bass were injured in basspro shop shooting

    I'm guessing it were not a single action revolver.
  16. Re: "The Hunt" Movie Trailer Features Elites Hunting "Deplorables" For Sport

    oh hey ho !
    I got this movie completely mixed up with another ,
    please excuse me .
  17. Re: "The Hunt" Movie Trailer Features Elites Hunting "Deplorables" For Sport

    i dunno, but it wuz SMOKIN hot
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    Re: Looking at this>

    https://images.craigslist.org/00707_dOvFn9qpLjk_600x450.jpg
    This is the only photo of the boat that show the kind of things we need to see . In it are a broken frame and a bunch o rusty bolts.
    ...
  19. Re: "The Hunt" Movie Trailer Features Elites Hunting "Deplorables" For Sport

    I saw a hot babe, in a hot outfit ,racking a hot shotgun ,eating the rich .
  20. Re: Proper bedding of rudder gudgeon to stern post

    Is the deadwood/keel in good condition?
    If the answer is yes, I'd go with tarry black roof yuck.
    If the deadwood nogs are split, checked, split on bolt holes, black, or otherwise not 100 percent,...
  21. Re: Which Metre Rule Produced the Most Wholesome Yachts ???

    Yachts benefit from racing rules ?
  22. Re: What is statistically linked to mass shootings?

    I'm sure there are millions of people who were in kayaks yesterday without PFD's that did not drown too.
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    Re: Please do not

    not a fan
  24. Re: What is statistically linked to mass shootings?

    https://steemitimages.com/DQmQrd9Jnm5gwCS7u3vqYXczo4yffwXUjJ3vAyxge2CGZwP/b8bbeb9.jpg
  25. Thread: Supplements

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    Re: Supplements

    Plus, Tumeric, that seems so obvious to me.
    any old guy on here not already taking tumeric regularly is missing out .
    strong natural anti inflammatory...pain will be less with less swelling.
  26. Thread: Supplements

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    Re: Supplements

    Comfrey root.
    Put the root in a blender with a bit of water and castor oil ,then add slippery elm and powered red pepper.
    The root becomes mucilaginous,(gets like snot) . The Slippery elm also is...
  27. Re: Another superyacht concept drawn with a straightedge

    palm trees pfffft. Those are the communicating "balls" in disguise .
    https://previews.123rf.com/images/phlens/phlens0802/phlens080200002/2523081-modern-cell-phone-tower-camouflaged-as-palm-tree.jpg
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    Re: eye splice 1/4 inch rope

    I think I see a screw up Allan . One lay is passing over two others at the start ?
    The third has to go out where the second comes in.
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    Re: boring holes in gaff / boom jaws

    I guess I broke more gaff jaws than most here.https://live.staticflickr.com/5300/5464942120_edb1600ae2_z_d.jpg Yes, I see the irony here of posting a busted jaw that is seized .They still break, but...
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    Re: Just heard that Epstein offed himself

    Surveillance cameras ? well, that would make sense, so fuggetaboutit. There will be no camera, no tape, no feed, no witness.
    Hundreds wanted him dead ? no, hundreds of thousands wanted him alive....
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    Re: Just heard that Epstein offed himself

    Suicide watch, ...people watching him suicide.
    How Convenient.
    More weight on Assange to stay alive now.
    The question should be HOW DID THIS HAPPEN ?
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    Re: Offshore washing machines

    raceboats...pfffft.
  33. Re: Substituting mahogany for oak in frames?

    The substitution of "mahogany" for oak in a small ply boat would give me no qualms, It may be better. 50 percent scantling increase seems overkill.
    I'd be more concerned with your ply substitute. ...
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    Re: 1950s Housewife takes LSD - video -

    I notice that LSD has become a bit popular again, younger people in the Caribbean tripping.
    Wonder if it's much different. I'm afraid to take it again.
  35. Re: older cat boat - Craigslist Long Island

    500 bux would deter some wanker filler her with dirt and flowers
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    Re: Barge on VTCL

    Built in 2013, stored under a roof since 2014.
    Too bad this dream did not work out.
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    Re: eye splice 1/4 inch rope

    I think I do not have an eye splice in the entirety of my 5 (or 6?) boat fleet.
  38. Re: Dayton shooter Connor Betts may be antifaís first mass killer

    that's cute ...right/wrong thingee....never saw that before. you ahhh , make it up ?
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    Re: Lifting big things over high freeboard

    Respect to Bob Sloan, and to you Jay.
    Yacht delivery is a dangerous business. Or , at least it was.
  40. Thread: Oar Stowage

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: Oar Stowage

    Flip em overboard ,tow em from the skiff .Stop dink surfing.
  41. Re: Over two crown and under two wall diamond knots

    If you don't know a knot, tie a lot.
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    Re: Lifting big things over high freeboard

    ^ Swim step ? Ha! I see zodes on those things, not swimmers.
    Maybe a big sandbag, carried at the top of the mast, like Costner does in Waterworld.
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    Re: Almost as bad as jet skis...

    To be fair, the ugliest boats usually have the best lookin wimminz.
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    Re: Lifting big things over high freeboard

    The outboard , the bbq, the fishing gear, the solar panels, the windmill, the spare anchors, the jerry cans of fuel, the steering gear, the cockpit dodgers.... make room for a storm jib rigged up to...
  45. Re: Cheoy Lee Lapworth 50 "Paulalynn" down in Fisher's Island Sound

    Who are the irresponsible twits who move a vessel in that condition ?
    Or anchor there...looks like a 2 knot current. She already half sunk in the pic.
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    Re: Buying my first wooden boat... maybe.

    What DID reading a magazine for 20 years learn you.... ?
    Anyway... These type of boats are very susceptible to damage from shape changing.
    They easily develop "hook" , which is a sort of big...
  47. Re: Dayton shooting: Nine confirmed killed, shooter also dead

    Whoopie
    It's a God Damned Second Amendment Twofer !
    Merica !!
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    Re: Thinking out loud

    Your homemade DIY boat was STOLEN ?
    This could be the greatest compliment made to an amateur boat builder in the history of mankind
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    Re: Wondering how old these RR tracks are.

    I find our historical treatment of the Chinese who did the labor that white people would not more interesting than the track.
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    Re: Who knew? (car related)

    wipers....pffft
    Since discovering Rain X, I don't even bother.
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