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    Re: Rocks and such.

    A rough out from the Langdale axe factory.
    https://mountainsofmeaning.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/img_01291.jpg

    and after polishing on the beach....
  2. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    This made no sense,

    but from the operating manual

    I can't see it being water pressure from the boat's motion holding the blade in position, there must be a feature of the gearing in the hub. ...
  3. Thread: new client

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    Re: new client

    My mother's Bichon Frieze was a contender in those stakes. It has clockwork for brains.
  4. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    ^ The same applies to roads and a National Health Service.

    You know it makes sense.
  5. Thread: spade bits

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    Re: spade bits

    That is applicable to boats like cobles, Shetland Models and other small craft built without plans.
    Bernadette's yacht is a different kettle of fish entirely. You are right, stop the thread drift.
  6. Re: Navy blames sailor for Bonhomme Richard fire.

    After the fire burned for 4 days, one has to wonder whether any forensic evidence survived to establish exactly where the fire started, or what caused it? A spark, spontaneous combustion as can...
  7. Re: Today I learned what denatured alcohol is.

    We call that Meths

    https://assets.sainsburys-groceries.co.uk/gol/131345076/1/640x640.jpg
  8. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    With rights come responsibilities, yes?
    You are arguing for an unfettered right to irresponsibly screw up future adult citizens of the US.
  9. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    No, it is more about having a government who (usually) cares about The General Welfare, whereas yours is prevented from doing so by off the wall interpretations of various amendments.
  10. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    Just so, just as that bigoted Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis got into hot water for refusing to issue licenses to gay couples.
  11. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    Which may well leave the kids with failed exam results and limited access to college. Yes?
  12. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    Not by our Department of Education, who sets the standards.
    If little Tin Pot England can do it, anyone can.
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    Re: 14' Navy Captains Gig / Tender

    I think that your shipwright and appraiser, with the aid of a stepladder, should be able to give you an opinion without having to move her. Show him/her your photos and ask if they would be willing...
  14. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    Yes Mum :rolleyes:

    Mobile phones now come with thumb rings on their back, so you don't even drop them if you walk into a lamp post whist reading Instagram posts.
  15. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    That is OK . . . providing there is some system to ensure that the education meets a certain standard and is factually correct.
  16. Thread: Mast Step

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    Re: Mast Step

    Well, if it gas not moved yet, those two bolts are probably adequate. However, good limber holes are vital
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    Re: M4 Freedom Talking Blues

    |:)Y>Y:o
  18. Thread: Catfishing

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    Re: Catfishing

    There is a documentary series on the BeeB - For Love or Money that helps victims come to terms with their experience.

    The Scammers are really good at what they do, faking passports and so on.
  19. Re: History Happens While Australians and New Zealanders Sleep......

    Well, there is this:
    From today's BeeB https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-63056838
  20. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    The Coroners findings https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-63073489
  21. Thread: Mast Step

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    Re: Mast Step

    I gave a stock of 1/4 copper rod, and a good peening hammer. But bronze bolts are also available.
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    Re: carrick bend loop

    This is the real benefit of the Carrick Bend.
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/99/Carrick-bend-seized-ABOK-1439.jpg
    Seizing it allows it to render through fair leads, which is why...
  23. Thread: Mast Step

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    Re: Mast Step

    ^ A GRP hull?
    How is the mast step secured, I can only see one bolt head at the narrow end. What is it stood on, it looks like a flat surface rather than floor timbers.
    White oak should be OK, I...
  24. Re: Judge Aileen Cannon overrules Special Master Judge Raymond Dearie.

    American Exceptionalism.
  25. Thread: Detritus

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    Re: Detritus

    https://www.writeups.org/wp-content/uploads/Detritus-Pratchett.jpg
  26. Re: Amish Peyote Scalia Shumer Hatch Same Sex Marriage School Bathrooms

    This.

    Classic demonstration of another example of The Law of Unintended Consequences built into the US Constitution.
    All children/young people should have access to the best education that the...
  27. Re: Happy birthday to Andrew Craig-Bennett…

    Have a good one, Andrew, and many more. :D
  28. Thread: spade bits

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    Re: spade bits

    I suspect that you are misunderstanding whatever it was that I posted.
    On a hull of the size that Bernadette is building the Yacht Architect will have designed the shear, and then, if a full size...
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    Re: carrick bend loop

    It keeps asemery off the streets. :D
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    Re: One and done ship sinking

    This time for a good cause.
  31. Thread: Mast Step

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    Re: Mast Step

    Yes, but not so small, an inch dia may be.
  32. Thread: Mast Step

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    Re: Mast Step

    Is there a tenon on the bottom of the mast, sitting in a mortise in the top block?

    Basically, you are probably OK copying the scantlings and fastening pattern of the old step.
    I cannot see that...
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    Re: One and done ship sinking

    This
    https://taskandpurpose.com/uploads/2022/09/27/Air-Force-JDAM-ship.jpeg?auto=webp&width=1440&height=810
    suggests that the bomb detonated below the ship, as torpedoes are now designed to do.
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    Re: Annoying truths

    There must be something in our Cumbrian water. ;)
  35. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Well, half right, 4 bladed.
    Feathering, but can be fixed in some way.
    There was a design with the blades free to rotate in the hub (Autoprop), and offset so that they adopted the optimum position...
  36. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Is he?

    Really?
  37. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    U R Silly.
    There are more ways to kill a cat that choking it with cream.
    What is more likely?

    The US would send covert forces to Europe to carry out a terrorist attack.
    Someone from a nation...
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    Re: Cleaning headlight scuz

    Talk, methylated spirit in newspaper works on glass.
  39. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    I think that it is one of those cleaver designs that always transmits power, what ever the shaft is doing. I can not see any mechanism to control the pitch from inside the boat.
  40. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Leo discusses the engine and how it is used in episode87, from 23 minutes in and episode 115, 16 minutes in.
  41. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Not sure about that, if they were less than 12 miles from Bornholm they were in terretorial waters....
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    Re: Annoying truths

    Are you a mate of the Egyptian Eratosthenes of Cyrene ?
  43. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-63034686
  44. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    If you look at 13.20 in on the last video it is explained that the power comes from the shore, through the inverters and into the batteries. Then there is wiring from the batteries to the internal...
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    Re: Kids' safety and anti-gun laws

    Where did books enter the equation, besides in your brain?[/QUOTE]
    Seems like a no-brainer to me, she is for censorship in schools, but arming killers.
  46. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Perhaps Leo will be recharging the battery bank through the appropriate inverter?
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    Re: Truss and the Brit mortgage market

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63051702
  48. Re: Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech

    The latest BeeB report
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-63049167

    But the Instagram's shill claims:

    That classic statement "no clear research" Or in other words, yes it is...
  49. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    The experts will be able to distinguish a mechanical failure from an explosion (detention). I remember the amount of detail that the sound guys got out of the Kursk explosion.
  50. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    When they are repaired, pigs will be pumped through, possibly with a slug of chemicals between them to negate the effects of salt water if required.
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