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  1. Re: Music: May I propose a discussion topic.

    I don’t even know who Robert Johnson and Hank Williams are. I mean, I would not recognise a tune or know one.
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    Re: Tack and tape - Stitch and glue?

    Eh... I feel that one does not need these perfect fits .
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    Re: Phone Calls He Didnít Want To Make

    Ya, I do not recon they are tourists.
    Blackwater operatives. Betsy’s brothers boys.
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    Re: Phone Calls He Didnít Want To Make

    What are these “ non service members”?
  5. Re: Why you should take taxis in Mexico City after sundown

    I like to add an extra padlock onto rubber boats that chain to the dingy dock with a two foot painter.
    Sort of the opposite of a pick pocket.
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    Re: wooden hulled boats in the caribbean

    I recon a wood boat is more maintainamce than a glass boat pretty much anywhere .
    There are no old steel boats .
    Beware of the type of folks you may wind up paling around with if you have a woody...
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    Re: Time to order a drive shaft

    ...and a shaft zinc .
    Take away a bit for a split coupling with a flex drive, if you use one.
    A max prop sits on the shaft a bit different from a regular wheel.
    .... that don’t help you a bit!
  8. Re: Outboard runabout designs for young kids

    My rich cousins had matching “Skimmars” growing up.
    I was crazy envious. Kids do not care about a varnished Glen L mini yacht.
    Skimmar was an 8 foot flat bottom (a little rocker forward) speeder ....
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    Re: Chris Christie settles the score

    It’s all in “Fire and Fury”.
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    Re: High cost of charter schools

    Or the USAís longest war?The one we invaded the wrong country?
  11. Re: US Navy sub commander demoted after hiring prostitutes in Philippines

    It’s okay for the CiC .
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    Re: To Keel or Not to Keel

    A ballast keel alone is not what makes a boat stable. My deep water 34 footer has a 5 ton ballast keel and she is about the tippiest and livelyest t motion boat afloat.
    It is the hardness of the...
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    Re: Good news, and bad news

    I jumped in the sea for a joy soap bath in Dominica this morning and got cold...nuff sed.
  14. Re: The Salish 100 - Olympia to Port Townsend, June 22-28, 2019

    Or navionics . 50 bux. Cell phone /I pad.
  15. Re: Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun - teen in Canada

    The hell is the thread about?
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    Re: Propeller shaft question

    or go to a machine gun meet without ear protection
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    Re: Epoxy Boat Q's

    I never read a boatbuilding book, gougeon or otherwise.
    What I mean by my hammer comment... let’s take a strip plank or strip built boat. They need either the inside vertical nails or the...
  18. Thread: Boatbum

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    Re: Boatbum

    I’m Facebook friends with Douglas Gilluley.
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    Re: Epoxy Boat Q's

    I built a few small outboard speed boats with no fastenings , for the most part. A few from the bottom into the bottom stringers. None in the sides, deck , cockpit etc.
    A bigger flat bottom boat...
  20. Re: Not a boat project-walnut dining table question

    The Hershey crap glows in the dark.
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    Re: The Wall GoFundMe campaign fizzles

    We should fund our effing wars this way.
  22. Re: Not a boat project-walnut dining table question

    Hershey’s powdered cocoa.
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    Re: windfall boat mast help

    Yes, go ape sh#t with a double bit, all the sapwood off. This will also reveal how many knots , grain runout, wether it is worth continuing.
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    Re: Screws or bolts?

    What boat?
  25. Re: yardsales, when you really want to say thank you for your service

    I’m gonna snatch up all the cordless sawzall s , least the caravan get hold of them and invade us!
    patriotic duty!
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    Re: Police uniforms.

    Blue Isis
  27. Re: The economic disaster that would be caused by a protracted shutdown

    Gonna be some great deals on stuff at garage sales.
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    Re: Taylors kerosene stove VS propane ?

    One should store coal in a deck bin to let the rain wash it .
    I just love the smell of a nog of coal.. smells warm.
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    Re: Have a garage sale!

    Those Coast Guard folk shoulda held onto a few bales of the weed and coke they seized for just such a rainy day.
  30. Re: Do you think building a wall will help reduce the drug violence in the US?

    The profits from drug smuggling only go up as a result of money spent combatting them.
    Moronic
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    Re: Comatose woman gives birth

    Sounds like someone has been getting steady tail.
  32. Re: 90 years ago, a contaminated petri dish changed the world

    Well, Most feel anti biotics are the bomb, but they may come back and bite us in the butt.
    People are getting weaker and the bugs are getting stronger.
    like the title sez ,itís less than a...
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    Re: Propeller shaft question

    Mine is one inch dia,60 inches long , no middle bearing. My top shaft speed is about 1300. Normal shaft speed is 800 ish.
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    Re: Propeller shaft question

    On both of my boats I ..... fiberglassed (heavily) over a cardboard tube with epoxy. I took the rough tube to a machine shop along with my cutlass bearing and had them machine the inside of one end...
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    Re: Save a real pilot cutter ?

    There has been at least a million bux spent on Carlotta since she was here ( on the forum).
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    Re: Comatose woman gives birth

    Kill Bill
  37. Re: 'Deadliest Catch' boat capsizes, leaving multiple dead

    What about American sailors boat found after a decade?
    And what about “this material may not be published”?
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    Re: Passport question

    I think I will photograph our passports TODAY!!
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    Re: That would have stung a bit

    High speed !
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    Re: Head instead of V-berth?

    We tend to eat a bit more meat when anchored in front of beautiful beaches.
  41. Thread: Hah!

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: Hah!

    Steal this Block
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    Re: Legal weed - thank you!

    Woodpile,
    You uh. Believe that poo? It’s from the gubbamint.
    Thats what my ol mom n dad told me in 1971.They used to trust the gubbami t.
    How the feck they know what weed does... they cannot...
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    Re: Need Some Help With a Scarf Jig

    I ve made possibly thousands of scarphs in wood... never used a jig or a router.
    The key of course is epoxy. If you are using epoxy, a junky fit is crucial... a good fit is a recipe for failure. ...
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    Re: temperature for enamel application

    Sorry
    I ve never used Kirby’s , but I have used a lotta alkyd, so I suppose it should be between 60 and 90 f .

    Are you up to speed on charcoal/ carbon paper masks? They cost a few bux more than...
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    Re: temperature for enamel application

    Get up stand up
    Stand up to yer wife
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    Re: Legal weed - thank you!

    .How ya think I build my 12 ton 34’ boat in 3 months?
    Not the stupid stereotype of a stoner sitting around forgot where he put his trousers.
    Of course, that was non legal weed.
  47. Re: Letter to trump from Airline Pilots Association

    Shall not be ignored .
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    Re: A cutlass as a weed wacker

    In the Caribbean ,a “cutlass” is a cheap machete, and almost every old man and woman uses one as a weed wacker.
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    Re: Primer compatability

    In that case, I’d say it is okay to use the awlgrip over it.
    Awlgrip cannot say it, why would they.
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    Re: Primer compatability

    ..... and using product numbers is confusing too . Fer instance , the 404/414 I mentioned earlier is sometimes confused with a WEST filler called 404.
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