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    Re: Schooner ELBE 5 ex-WANDER BIRD Sunk

    Nice bit of copper sheathing. Not that bad considering. Lucky escape all-round, hope some lessons have been learnt.
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    Re: US is a threat

    The funniest bit of the OP was the "study" from Rasmussen, the man who spent his entire time as the head of NATO telling outright lies with no thoughts to the consequences.......whats changed, new...
  3. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    But its not just Trump is it? Look at the Royal fustercluck in Afghanistan and Iraq, did those "in the know" expect to still be there? Who was it who declared American soldiers would be welcomed in...
  4. Re: Colin Archer ketch Havorn is for sale on Seattle CL

    There was a very similar boat laid up afloat in Sjotorp off lake Vernern, Sweden, 2 cylinder Hundestad., much the same as this, i was much taken with the engine sound, air start is pretty cool, but...
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    Re: Cracked Folkboat Boom

    My mainmast luff groove opened up in one spot, in a similar way to your boom, also a Folkboat. I ran a saw down the split and just glued it with some epoxy, being carefull to tape the inside of the...
  6. Re: Colin Archer ketch Havorn is for sale on Seattle CL

    Nice. A bit too big for a single hander to keep on top of, but the kind of boat that usually attracts willing crew.
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    Re: Hallberg P28

    They often come up cheap in Sweden, even the glass hull versions. I have seen some 28ft Twisters going in the UK for peanuts, incredible value for money on a capable go anywhere boat.
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    Re: old tractor aesthetic

    I heard the 165 4 cylinder was never as good a starter as the 3 pot 35-135. Mine does everything from snow clearing, boat hauling and general weeding duties...

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    Re: Building a 32f gaff cutter

    I have never seen those...

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    I usually just drill the countersink with a forstner bit, then drill the hole. ...
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    Re: Update me on Brexit

    Its enough to drive anyone insane........
  11. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    Trumps latest....

    "...Iranís very ignorant and insulting statement, put out today, only shows that they do not understand reality. Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great...
  12. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    According to Bolton.....

    As we speak, American diplomatic representatives are surging across the Middle East, seeking a path to peace. In response, Iran’s silence has been deafening.
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  13. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    Some of the people im talking to do not even know where national borders are.I do not myself consider it "military brinkmanship", how do you want to define that? He called off air strikes that would...
  14. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    Or perhaps you just do not understand, see or comprehend the bigger picture?. 320 million Americans, and you people put Trump in the Whitehouse. What is funny is how many Americans in this very forum...
  15. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    So you guys like seeing bodies being piled up? Speaks volumes, good job you dont have access to the big red button eh!
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    Re: Do you buy your old boat back?

    I dont think its a question anyone but yourself can answer. You might have sold it because of financial issues,not because you wanted to, and if your financial circumstances change down the line,...
  17. Re: What do you reds want trump to accomplish with Iran?

    That has not in the past stopped the button being pushed on wedding parties, markets and school buses of children. For whatever reason, it was a good call.
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    Thanks Michael. Im in no rush with this or the build i started, call them sanity projects, something to help the mind focus. The smell is already better, but still present. Im thinking i might use a...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    Its got 2ft of draft, i thought that would be ideal for the Bahamas! Self launching off a trailer was another of my wants that this provides, that and 2.5m beam, which is the limit without any...
  20. Re: Invoke Section 4 or the 25th Amendment...

    Yeah, the Iranians say they have the same evidence putting the drone in their airspace. Seeing as the US military completely denied a drone had been shot down in the first place, who are you likely...
  21. Thread: UK folk

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    Re: UK folk

    Maybe not a good time to return to the UK then........it will be interesting, despite the comments to the contrary, if Boris takes things down to the wire that the EU might indeed budge on...
  22. Re: Invoke Section 4 or the 25th Amendment...

    Its Bolton and Pompeo who are the biggest threat. Apparently there was selected targets ready to hit at dawn today, but Trump stood that operation down, despite Bolton pushing for it.
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    Re: Drone shooting in Iran

    Hussein was going to sell Iraq oil in Euros= invaded and killed
    Gaddaffu was going to sell Libya oil in a new gold backed Dinar= proxy war and killed

    Where is the conspiracy? Its a bank run...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    The "26" i started building was intended to have a pilot house, shown here on the half scale model....
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  25. Re: Tips and tricks for laying down glass over ply.

    Dry bunks, HUZZAH! Slick looking job.
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    It would appear the galley is a mould, the bog and sink also. The ply bulkheads have very little in the way of tabbing to the hull, but the whole floor-saloon seat is a complete mold also. The water...
  27. Re: In this good economy are you saving, paying off debts or spending more?

    Without going into details, pain was felt when a certain bank from Iceland was NOT bailed out, at least those w**kers went to prison.
    Isnt the Fed independent? Can Trump actually change their...
  28. Re: In this good economy are you saving, paying off debts or spending more?

    Sure, there would have been global pain for several years, but insolvent banks would have gone and made way for other more enterprising start ups, in a capitalist world, that is what happens. Now the...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    Very diplomatic of you. Its a Finnark F75, circa 1978. I recall seeing one in Finland some years ago, butt ugly but had a certain utility behind it and where out of my budget. When this one came up...
  30. Re: In this good economy are you saving, paying off debts or spending more?

    Im with you on all of it except your need to blame Trump, its the Feds doing.They should have jacked rates a very long time ago, but with the debt you now have, you cant afford to put rates up. ...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    Not quite a Venus.......

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    The standard rudders are known to be ineffective under sail, its just a flat steel plate, so there is a re-design for that in the works, or maybe even an...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    Mate, it must have been +21 and i was sweating buckets. There is a solar powered extractor fan running , but no forced ventilation. That will be on the list, i do like a blast of fresh air while...
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    Re: Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    To be fair, i did not know exactly what i was taking on, but it would not have been a deal breaker anyway. Im led to believe the hull mouldings are pretty rock solid being hand laid (in Finland), so...
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    Diesel mushed core floor moulding

    So i bought a motor sailer, needs a bit of work, yes its plastic, which is why its here in boat related.

    Pumped the boat out before it was transported, mostly rain water, but with a definate...
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    Re: 'Inga' by William Atkin

    "invalid signature" on your link Bruce.
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    Re: Today's challenge: What is this?

    They often call it a "boom claw", as used in the above description.
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    Re: Skin on frame rowing boats

    You could build one of Dave Gentry rowing like the Ruth if its just for excercise, and one of his prams as a tender for the H28, if you have the deck space. We did stow an 8ft dinghy on the house...
  38. Re: Perihelion - a story of hubris, failure... and redemption?

    I guess rotten balsa core is kind of a wood issue........ there is a new rudder to be sorted, bulkheads, new galley, nav area, new rig design with wood tabernacle, an engine swap and maybe the shaft...
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    Re: 108 minutes on hold. . .

    Damn that 16th ammendment.......who wants to go ack to pre 1913 tax free?
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    Re: 'Inga' by William Atkin

    I would be interested in why the shipwright said what he did, he must be from the school of "if it does not have 6ft or draft with a lead weight on the bottom, and cannot sail to windward in a F9,...
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    Re: 'Inga' by William Atkin

    Its an opinion, and you can choose to agree or not. Though there might be some good aspects to a mast that can stand without a permenent backstay and use "running backstays" instead, depending on the...
  42. Re: japanese tanker attacked in the gulf of oman

    Based on what?
  43. Re: japanese tanker attacked in the gulf of oman

    Its not RT saying anything, they, like other news outlets are just reporting what ex-CIA John Kiriakou has voiced. Your bias is showing......
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    Re: Restoration of Jakt Gurine

    Surprised at the use of a heavy lifting barge, was there no launch facilty where she was built?
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    Re: SoCal Restraunt RANT !!!

    Is that kinda like, almost complaining about prices going up over a 12 month period, while bragging about how much someones buisness income has increased over the same period? Apparently there is...
  46. Thread: Treason

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    Re: Treason

    Some interesting reading for those who still believe Russia hacked the DNC....

    It's been known for some time that the US Government based its conclusion that Russia hacked the Democratic National...
  47. Re: japanese tanker attacked in the gulf of oman

    I think Trump might have been very well treated like a mushroom by those in the deep state. ie,kept in the dark and fed sh*t, when it comes to Iran. Bolt-on has being actively seeking regime change...
  48. Re: Perihelion - a story of hubris, failure... and redemption?

    I had a big reality check the other week, found a boat that offers 90% of what i was hoping for in a new build, at less than 10% of the new build cost. Building is a big enjoyment for me, but i could...
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    Re: Building Ninigret

    Nice to see progress. Not something to be rushed, i think, and the pleasure gained at launch will make the extra few days seem trivial.
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    ^ That says volumes about Americans if going to war is a winning vote grabber.....
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