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    Re: Vaccine Denialists

    I live in a "Pest House". Don't see many of them around these days since vaccines wiped out small pox.

    The house was located about a mile from the town center, so it was used as a hospital to...
  2. Thread: Weather Report

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    Re: Weather Report

    Dog won't go out. It's bad. Three dog night coming. I only got one dog.
  3. Re: Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

    FRBs

    https://www.seti.org/new-fast-radio-burster-why-excitement
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    Re: Rowing the Maine Coast

    Thanks for that, rbgarr. It goes well with coffee this morning.

    Fitz
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    Re: Hawaii Big Island must sees??

    I could have done this the whole time, but SWMBO is not as fond of some of the critters as I am.
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    Re: Hawaii Big Island must sees??

    We honeymooned there 25 years ago and sprung for the helicopter ride. He put us within feet of erupting lava. Jumping powerlines in the fog was fun too.:rolleyes:
  7. Re: How to Watch NASA Reach The Farthest Object in The Solar System Yet.

    First Fly By Images:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46742298
  8. Re: To our US members : Has anyone here been personally affected by the Shut Down ?

    I was told to stop work on a project yesterday.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Paul Pless...

    Happy, Happy, Happy!!!
  10. Re: Gun question for Phillip Allen - anybody else wanna take a crack at it?

    Yeah, I roll my own too.
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    Re: Question for Joe So Cal

    Selfie cutting the line or it didnít happen! :d
  12. Re: Have you ever learned a new skill from watching YouTube?

    My son is learning to weld as we speak.:d

    Fitz
  13. Thread: Merry Christmas!

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    Re: Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas everyone! I am still above ground which is nice.

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  14. Re: Lacking This Common Nutrient Could Actually Increase Your Risk of Depression

    At my doctor's recommendation, I am taking some Vitamin D to hopefully avoid recurrence.

    https://www.cancer.org/latest-news/vitamin-d-levels-linked-to-lower-colorectal-cancer-risk.html
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    I guess I should have specified domesticated agricultural animals. Otherwise the forum police pounce on you like a pack of dogs. :p
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Interesting that goats are probably the oldest domesticated animal. DNA evidence suggests domestication occurred 10,000 years BP.

    Fitz
  17. Re: Solar panels 'suck up all the energy from the sun'

    I really didn't mean to be a point source of cancer contamination :D.

    I am heading over there momentarily. After spending a great deal of time there this year, I am often struck with the...
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    Re: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    For the wooden boat enthusiast, be sure to check out the canoes in Season 2, Episode 4. The episode is filmed in the Catskills and you can see several red wood and canvas canoes. Two were built by...
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    Re: "I hates meeses to pieces."

    I went to a presentation once that claimed secondary poisoning of birds of prey was a big problem.

    Fitz
  20. Thread: Monday morning

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    Re: Monday morning

    I have been noticing the sun on my face quite often. The toe bit, not so much (neuropathy) |:).

    I am back at work today. The docs patch you up so fast with the superglue these days that you...
  21. Thread: Old Town on VTCL

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    Re: Old Town on VTCL

    Yes, I believe the VT canoe is an 18 footer. The longer canoe had 3 thwarts. The bow thwart apparently blends in with the bow seat frame in one photo.

    Fitz
  22. Thread: Old Town on VTCL

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    Re: Old Town on VTCL

    That looks like a nice starter project for someone. I think it might be a Guide Model, which is one of my favorite Old Towns. Nice versatile tripping canoe. It would dress up really nicely and you...
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    Re: the death of recycling

    We have very few remaining landfills in Massachusetts. What isn't recycled in my waste stream ends up in this waste to energy facility:

    https://www.covanta.com/Our-Facilities/Covanta-Haverhill
    ...
  24. Re: A Mysterious Seismic Wave Recently Shook Earth, And Scientists Can't Explain It

    https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/godzilla/images/9/9b/G2K_-_Godzilla_On_Water.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20140417115551
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    Re: A new cancer treatments thread.

    Not sure yet on the next step. Technically, I am cancer free now. I got a second opinion a couple of weeks ago and they indicated we are doing all the right things, but it may be a good idea to...
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    Re: A new cancer treatments thread.

    Tumor removed from my liver Friday. Really quite an ugly thing. Hopefully I am cancer free again. They may let me out today. Hoping your energy levels climb, Peter.
  27. Thread: Cane Seats

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    Re: Cane Seats

    Just yellow wood glue.

    There are lots of how to videos on the web. I haven't looked at this one, but it is an example.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDbkIZo6uBM
  28. Thread: Cane Seats

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    Re: Cane Seats

    Unless some idiot used epoxy to glue the spline in, use hot water or steam to loosen and soften the old glue on the old frame and spline. Then pull out the old spline and cane. This saves a trip to...
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    Re: Time to stop World War II planes from flying?

    I just happened to catch a few episodes of this series on Netflix last night. There seemingly is a great deal of scrutiny when rebuilding of these aircraft. They often refer to the completed...
  30. Re: George Clooney Can Probably Convince You That Evolution Is True

    Looks like we need a wooden boat owning celebrity to work on Frank!.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Ad nauseam.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    We have discussed Ayers Rock and the GAB ad nauseam.
  33. Thread: Roy Clark. RIP

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    Re: Roy Clark. RIP

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAAKPJEq1Ew
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    Re: Phillip Allen: Has anyone heard from him?

    Happy Birthday Mr. Allen!
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    Re: oldest currently flyable aircraft in existence

    I saw this clip on CNN about flying old fighters at Rhinebeck. Enjoy!

    https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/world-war-i-airplane-museum-rhinebeck-aerodrome/index.html
  36. Re: Fall colours, Mersey River, Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia

    Nah, tweren't me. Walden is too small for much of an expedition, they discriminate against the Sadie-dog, and I sense too much plastic in that boat.

    Fitz
  37. Thread: ET Phone Home....

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    ET Phone Home....

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/06/health/oumuamua-alien-probe-harvard-intl/index.html
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    Re: Stewert River Unity wood and canvas canoe

    Hello Drummer:

    You apparently used the "Open Form" method. How did it go? I have been contemplating a build for this winter and wanted to try it. The only drawback I have heard about is the...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    I am posting these unanswered questions for a forumite:
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    The same sedimentary and tectonic processes that created these features are going on as we speak at an imperceptible rate. All you need is a great deal of TIME. Science tells us there has been...
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    Re: Entertain me for 15 minutes

    Catch up on the, “Scientific Knowledge” thread!
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    Re: A new cancer treatments thread.

    Yeah, my treatment to date involves nothing really new - radiation, surgery and old chemo therapies. If the spot is cancer, I am told that is very treatable too, so that will involve the current...
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    Re: A new cancer treatments thread.

    Diagnosed with rectal cancer a year ago today. Been through the whole nine yards. Feeling really good lately. I had a CAT scan Tuesday. There is a spot on my liver we will investigate. Here we...
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    Just how long do you think it took for "C" to happen?

    C. The sediment layers are folded, faulted, tilted and then eroded.

    Answer: A helluva long time.
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    Re: Scientific knowledge

    https://media2.giphy.com/media/RL0xU1daTlMoE/giphy.webp?cid=3640f6095bdb12ae386f77656747740a
  46. Thread: Winter tires

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    Re: Winter tires

    Get a pair of Snow Socks.

    http://amzn.to/2z8ptxHv
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    Re: 2018 World Series!

    WOW!!!
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    Re: Happy birthday to C. Ross...

    Happy, Happy, Happy!!!
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    Hey neighbor , why did you move away?

    https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/43eznd/geologists-show-tasmania-and-the-grand-canyon-were-connected-on-ancient-supercontinent?utm_source=mbfb
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    Re: Nylon Sterilization Tubing for Steam Bending

    Yes, I assure you we know this, but it was a demo, and we wanted to try steaming both ends at once, so we plugged the steam source into the middle of the gunwale and ran the steam out both ends. ...
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