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    Re: Diesel Heat Clones

    We were very happy with our Herring diesel stove, made by Andrew Moore at Navigator Stove Works on Orcas Island. http://www.marinestove.com

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  2. Re: Condolence thread for mass murder…...

    The suspected gunman in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado is the grandson of a California state lawmaker who compared the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol to the American revolution....
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    Well, she pulled it off. Her district is the small blue dot north of Salt Lake County.

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  4. Re: congratulations are in order it would seem

    Finally called by the AP. She won by 4 points in district that was gerrymandered to R+10. So proud of her.


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  5. Re: congratulations are in order it would seem

    It is remarkable, isn't it?

    Here's the back story: http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?288516-The-Lesser-s-LA-VIE-EN-ROSE

    It's nice to be in the lead, but only 64% of votes have been...
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    Re: May I show you my spurtle?

    Indeed. Here is one I picked up in Tasmania. Huon pine. Apparently the thistle was lost in translation. Made my first oatmeal of the winter this morning.
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    Re: POLITICAL Cartoons.

    Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune.

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    Re: Happy birthday to Yeadon…

    Happy Birthday, Tim. You're right.
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Oars?
  10. Thread: Ukraine

    by Dave Lesser
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    Re: Ukraine

    Putin Says He Is Losing War in Ukraine Because F.B.I. Seized Stuff He Needed


    MOSCOW (The Borowitz Report)—Amid reports that the Russian front has collapsed near Kharkiv, Vladimir Putin...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBNzSdv7gwI
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Love it!
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Looks terrific. A proper little ship.
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    Craig, thank you for sharing those beautiful words. They perfectly capture the essence of our experience.

    As to the rest, our journey with La Vie en Rose has been the most enriching experience...
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    The only Democrat outside of Salt Lake County. There are 17 Democrats and 58 Republicans in the Utah House of Representatives. The districts in Salt Lake City are actually Blue, and some of the...
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    Thanks all for the kind words and good wishes. It's been bittersweet, and it didn't help that our shakedown sail with her new caretakers was one of those perfect sparkling PNW days.
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    True dat.

    We lived aboard for six summers and had pretty much worked our way through all the chapters of Waggoners. In the fall of 2018, we circumnavigated Vancouver Island then headed south on a...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Boom!

    This is not your show.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZO7KCKBOE8
  19. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    I cut foam floor tiles into strips and glued them on to the top of the wooden crossbars. Slippery enough and good cushioning.

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  20. Thread: Artisanal?

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    Re: Artisanal?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBb9O-aW4zI
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Watmough Bay is one of the lovliest anchorages in the San Juans, especially when it's full of boats from the Deer Harbor rendezvous. They haven't posted anything about this years' event on their...
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    Re: Casting thin shell bronze blocks

    An alternative to your center bit. The cheap Harbor Freight versions work great even in stainless steel.

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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Happy to supply a character reference for what that's worth.

    The boat looks terrific!
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    Re: Famous Forum builds, what happened to...?

    Anyone heard from Cecil Borel?

    Here is his boat, Janetess (a Mark Smaalders Kahuna) on the way to launch in 2018: https://www.heraldsun.com/news/article162383988.html
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Life after Behr Spar Varnish

    Nope. It's part of my retirement plan.

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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Looks great, Alex. Innovative as always. Those handrails are gonna be your best friends.

    Dave
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    Lovely as always, Jim. You might consider adding some kevlar tape where the jaws bear for greater abrasion resistance than glass.
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  28. Re: About the 10-year-old Ohio rape victim who went to Indiana for an abortion...

    The others are Mike Lee, State Senator Karianne (I do trust women enough to control when they allow a man to ejaculate inside of them and to control that intake of semen.) Lisonbee, and Utah Senate...
  29. Re: About the 10-year-old Ohio rape victim who went to Indiana for an abortion...

    From Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

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    That's Gail Ruzika in the purple dress
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    Re: Custom built stow hatches.

    Run a drain tube from the gutters into the cockpit?

    I used the PT Watercraft hatches that Jeff mentioned for flotation compartments in my Beach Pea. They used to sell them as a kit and they make...
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Looking comfy. No need to hail passing cruisers.
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    Spread semolina flour (or cornmeal) on your counter top and pizza peel.
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    RINO Hunting

    Have we really sunk to this?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r156NzlHmJ4
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    Hi Jeff,

    The pan is aound 18 guage. It came with the stone but I don't remember where I bought it. They recommended using a pan under the stone on the grill, but it's not necessary in the oven. ...
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    No, the baking steel radiates heat downward so the top is ready before the crust burns. 3-4 minutes for thin crust pizza.
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    Weber gas grill. Pizza Stone. Baking Steel on top of some fire bricks. 600 degrees.

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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Starting to look like an expedition boat.
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    Gives one hope for humanity.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Interesting to look back at this thread with hindsight:

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?273436-Incitement-to-riot
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I thought that the NY Times video from last July was more powerful than the one they showed tonight


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWJVMoe7OY0
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    Re: Catalytic Converter Stolen

    One was taken from our marina parking lot at 4:00 in the afternoon. A kid on a bicycle rode off with it. As Garret said it's 3 minutes with a sawzall.
  42. Thread: Meg and Me

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    Re: Meg and Me

    Wishing you the best, Ian. You've been an inspiration.
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    Re: Another Texas school shooting

    I was surprised to learn this today



    https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/05/28/florida-gun-laws/
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    Re: Boats and their names…

    A freind's tender:
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    Re: Boeing 737 crashes in China

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - Flight data from a black box recovered from the China Eastern Airlines jet that crashed in March indicates someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the plane, the...
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    Re: Replacement Theory

    From Pat Bagley, the Salt Lake Tribune's national treasure.

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    A Million Dots

    Put things in perspective

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/05/13/us/covid-deaths-us-one-million.html
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    Re: Wooden boat insurance

    We used Heritage Marine for the 6 years that our boat was in BC. Lynn Callahan has always been very helpful. It was underwritten by Chubb.

    https://www.heritagemarineinsurance.com

    LYNN...
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    Re: knee and breasthook advice for dory

    Shaping the crown on your breasthook can be most satisfying. Doug Hylan recommends something like this for his Beach Pea.

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    Re: What is your first memory?

    All your questions are answered here:

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