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    Re: The 'real world'??

    Add friends I agree with, means of employment I agree with, restaurants serving food types I enjoy, artwork I like, music that I like...

    Its the way of us. We are tribal.

    Kevin
  2. Re: Not the strongest dovetail, but it is the hardest to make.

    Doesn't look like it's done. He didn't slide it all the way home. Interesting, though, and beyond what I would attempt.

    Kevin
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    Re: Happy birthday to StevenBauer....

    Happy Birthday, Steven!

    Kevin
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    Re: Scarf joint on long sections of wood

    Dude. It will happen. Just do it.

    Again, take any two pieces of scrap. Secure them down staggered as suggested. Sharpen your plane and go. You'll see.

    Kevin
  5. Re: Arrest made in Israel in connection with JCC bomb threats

    Huh? Well now.

    Kevin
  6. Re: Thank Goodness I Can Finally Attach Images Again! Whew!

    Yep. It appeared in the phone app as, "new" and I posted thinking it was current.

    Kevin
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    Re: Scarf joint on long sections of wood

    Nope. It will be a smooth ramp. Try it on some scrap...you'll see.






    You want glue on all the touching ( its called, " faying") surfaces. When you clamp the parts together some will...
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    Re: Bilge problems...

    +1

    Kevin
  9. Re: Bans on electronic cabin luggage fro certain airports

    Right.To my knowledge, you cannot remove MAC batteries.( Not without tools and some expertise)

    Kevin
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    Sticky: Re: A bad one coming

    Good luck Barney. Good onya for beijng there for her--but don't forget to take some time for yourself too. Doing so helps to ensure your there for her. ( Funny how that works)

    Kevin
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    Re: I always wanted one of these

    Jimmy, I believe it's the Lynx ( bobcat cousin from the North) that has the black tufts. Anyways, the bobcat in New York have no black ear tufts.

    Kevin
  12. Re: Scientists doing what they do, tearing up recieved wisdom and starting over

    Must be some grant money available for palentologists.

    Kevin
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    Re: Scarf joint on long sections of wood

    You can use a hand plane. 10:1 means for a 1-inch thick piece, the scarf starts 10 units aft of the end of the stick--so 10-inches. Mark that off and clamp the work to a sturdy table, saw horse or...
  14. The Long Island Railroad is Having 20-30 Minute Delays

    Ya know, I'm riding the rails again today. There was a time when I was doing so regularly. Then groups of people would always take the same train and sit in the same seats-- for years and years....
  15. Phallic growth? The seed in the bottom right...

    Phallic growth? The seed in the bottom right getting ready to travel?

    Kevin


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  16. Go back far enough and Irish aren't Irish,...

    Go back far enough and Irish aren't Irish, Italians ain't Italian and Swedes ain't Swedes. Go back far enough and nobody's nobody. ( And, thus, no thing is nothing)

    Kevin


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  17. Yeah, well they used to have bar cars so nobody...

    Yeah, well they used to have bar cars so nobody cared! :)

    Kevin


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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Noyce!

    Kevin
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    Re: one of the pleasures of hunting

    We were shooting crows one afternoon on a friend's farm. We set a bunch of stool ( decoys) out in this dirt road that run along the woods that bordered the back of this field. We used a brush pile...
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    Re: The lightweight lifeboat tender?

    From reading his response to Stephen, I gather the boat doubles as a sort of cockpit liner? Is that right, Red Eye?

    Kevin
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    Re: Small Double-Ended Tug Designs?

    Since we've left double-ender in our wake, I propose a look at Pete Culler's 24 foot launch. A beauty to my eye. Here's a photostream https://www.flickr.com/photos/nwswb/8039642115/in/photostream/
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    Re: Cleat Proportions

    I can't provide proportions, but will comment that make sure its big enough to take the number of lines you may need to belay to it at one time. Not implying that bigger is better, but to consider...
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    Agreed, Donn. Kevin Sent from my iPhone...

    Agreed, Donn.

    Kevin


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    Thanks for sharing that. Kevin Sent from...

    Thanks for sharing that.

    Kevin


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    Re: What's for dinner

    One of my all time favorite meals. Yum!

    Kevin
  26. I think the advertising has gone off the rails

    The ads would be served based on our individual browsing habits, but also by input about our assumed demographics: white, middle age male; good income; boats; DIY.

    That doesn't mean we'd only see...
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    Not seeing it either. Kevin Sent from...

    Not seeing it either.

    Kevin


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    He's one reason I went to J-school. RIP. Kevin...

    He's one reason I went to J-school. RIP.

    Kevin


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    Re: Chuck Berry - RIP (Rock In Perpetuity)

    Exactly! A boxer, whether a winner or not, is a lot different than some guy off the street.

    Kevin
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    Re: Chuck Berry - RIP (Rock In Perpetuity)

    Hearing the news of his death, I began seeking out video of Berry.

    He himself says he boxed Golden Gloves, at 11:30 in this interview with Johnny Carson.

    ...
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    Re: Chuck Berry - RIP (Rock In Perpetuity)

    Berry boxed Golden Gloves, so I bet that was a real punch.

    Kevin
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    Re: White girl, take off your hoops

    As the proverb states: " Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery."

    Kevin
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    Re: recovered German sub in Great Lakes

    I thought the great, Nessie-like, lake monsters destroyed all the German subs along the route?

    Kevin
  34. Thread: Rebel Tunes

    by Breakaway
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    Re: Rebel Tunes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zr1rzSSMsac<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zr1rzSSMsac" target="_blank">


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zr1rzSSMsac
  35. The Long Island Railroad is Having 20-30 Minute Delays

    They used to have, "bar cars," on the LIRR! Those were the days!

    Kevin

    Edit: I'm actuallly riding the LIRR today.
  36. Re: St. Patrick's Day Downer: Corned Beef Isn't Irish

    I'm Irish on both sides. My mom's Mom, who grew up rural in County Cork, always scoffed at corned beef, maintaining that most folks were too poor to kill the cow.

    We had it anyway, but that's...
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    Re: "True" vs. "False" in law

    These scenarios all presuppose that facts have anything to do with a good case.

    Kevin
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    Re: Countdown to St. Patrick's Day

    Irish foreplay: ( Think in a brogue)

    " Prepare yourself, Bridget!"

    Kevin
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    Re: Countdown to St. Patrick's Day

    Which Irishman appears most regularly in Spring?


    Patio Furniture

    Kevin
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    Re: A380 flips Canadair jet.

    Yowza!

    Kevin
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    Re: People from Maine can walk

    You choose to live in a rural area in part, to be away from the hustle and bustle of things like airports, no? I mean, if flying is that important to your life and/ or you do it so frequently, then...
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    Re: How to Blow a Hatch

    Here's one way:


    http://www.perko.com/images/catalog/product/xl/Fig%201113%20.jpg


    Here's another:

    https://newcontent.westmarine.com/content/images/catalog/full/15878754_FUL.jpg
  43. Re: QT skiff - no instructions or short instructions

    Yes, along the curve of the sheer and add two feet or so, which will make bending them on easier. Longer provides more leverage, and the portion overhanging the end of the boat can be handy to have...
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    Re: Just got off the Phone with Rum Pirate.

    ^ When there's nothing to defend there's no reason to fight.

    Kevin
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    Re: Is it time for WBF to modernize ?

    There's not much to say. In the app, you repy to a thread, and there is a photo icon. Click it, and your phone's photos open up. Select the photo and hit send.
    That's it.

    Kevin


    edit TYPO
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    Re: I have brain cancer

    Hi Meryl

    Yes start a thread: " How To Sell A Boat" or something. Then raise your questions.

    On the engine hours: buyers will ask this in the same way car buyers ask for the mileage. It's a...
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    Re: Is it time for WBF to modernize ?

    The Tapatalk app makes posting pics right from from your phone or tablet's memory dead simple. No need for the image to be on the web!!

    On the computer( a MAC running Firefox), for pics on the...
  48. Re: Decline of Real Wood Building and Restoration Threads

    Gladiator Yeadon!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-l6tHeseDY

    Kevin
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    Re: Adjustable inline stopper?

    How about a thick piece of rubber? You know, like a jar stopper, slit to allow it to be mounted on the line, but with a tight enough center hole that it doesn't slip under, "normal," pressure?

    One...
  50. Re: Prejudice and propaganda in a boys adventurebook

    This one has caused lots of controversy. Do we think Twain's use of the N-word pejorative? Or, similar to the way we use the phrase, "person of color," now, simply descriptive? How about his...
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