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  1. Thread: boat pr0n

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    Re: boat pr0n

    Gotta love Klepper!
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    Re: How do you wipe

    Paper from "WHO GIVES A CRAP". They forward half their profits to help create clean water and sanitation services.
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    Re: Wave Sweeps Away Spectators on A Beach

    Sneakers can be crazy powerful. I was hiking on Cape Kiwanda in my teens and watched the water pull back, exposing the rocks below. I started backpedalling immediately and got almost to the...
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    Re: The stuff from Sci-fi

    I'd really like to see the actual science behind the reports. This sounds, to me, like the press (even Science) misinterpreting data and MSN going along for the ride. Like Jim, I had some Geo (four...
  5. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Good to hear from you, Chris. And glad that Skookum is under cover and getting the attention she needs. What a lucky boat, to have a good steward!
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    Re: Italian Automotive Design

    And another English built Michelotti design:
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    Just started reading it and I'm finding it leads to a plethora of other reading mouseholes. Thanks for the tip :) And yes...Pratchett fan.
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    Re: A breakthrough in colonoscopy prep?

    Sounds great to me! I never liked the nasty SuPrep stuff. At least now the kids are grown and out of the house so I don't have to listen to them making bets on when I'll start the "run".
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    Re: sperm whales napping

    HA! Whaleatosis :) We were doing the Bridge-to-Bridge (Astoria to Newport, Or) one year in a drifter and drifted past a sleeping whale. When we got downwind we were all surreptitiously checking...
  10. Thread: deck repair

    by Hugh MacD
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    Re: deck repair

    When you create the opening for the chainplates make sure any cut edges are completely sealed with epoxy. I went to the extent of creating an extra large opening (8-10mm around each chainplate),...
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    Re: Stupid boat trick!

    I'm guilty of the sideways spinnaker launch. Ummmm....more than once. I used the excuse that I was trying to lower the CE of the rig. Nobody was buyin' it.
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    Re: Sea Bird Yawl model

    Nice! Yeah...I've carved a little bit of poplar. The varying grain makes it a challenge. I found I had to keep my knives really sharp and take little "bites". I really like your model!
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    Re: A 50 mile daysail attempt

    Thanks for posting :)
  14. Re: 4 JayInOz, who likes watching other people do heavy work

    Never get tired of watching that :)
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    Re: Italian Automotive Design

    I was never impresses with the new ones, but a friend had a 600 Abarth that was a HOOT!
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    Re: A Visit to the Dark Side- Classic Glass :)

    I got to do several Oregon Offshores, Swiftsures and a PacCup aboard. Nice ride :) Learned a ton from Gary Rossow and crew! That was before Roger bought it.
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    Re: Latest Australian gun amnesty

    "SPACEBALLS... the flame thrower...the kiddies love that."
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    Re: Critical Environmental Theory

    Said it far better than I :)
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    Re: the wussification of canada

    Zero to two drinks a week? Ummm....nope. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/jan/18/canada-alcohol-drinks-guidelines-health
  20. Re: Darius Kinsey was a photographer in Washington State.

    Chainsaws were faster, but they were limited in length so they'd cut the trees higher up on the trunk . For several years around here there was a booming salvage logging industry taking out the old...
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    Re: Italian Automotive Design

    Had to enjoy looking through this whole thing again to make sure nobody had posted a Birdcage yet:
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    Re: George Santos

    Can't argue with that, but I'd like to see the pendulum start to swing a bit more central rather than continue the move to the loony corners :) I mean...it's entertaining to watch, but D@MN!
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    Re: Vintage sports and racing cars pictures.

    The MG-R Type had a backbone chassis, but I don't think it made it into anything but single seaters.
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    Re: Critical Environmental Theory

    Can't disagree on you with most of that. The curve is approaching regardless of where the population is...here, Mexico, Guatemala or India. Don't think that by closing a border you're slowing the...
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    Re: William Garden Porpoise Ketch

    Carol Hasse has retired, but I understand the new folks at Port Townsend Sails are keeping up her quality standards. https://ptshipwrights.com/ptsails/ They're expensive, but probably not...
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    Re: George Santos

    Do congressional districts have a mechanism for removing an elected official, and if so, why have they not acted on it? Lots of national press, but I'd like to see what the 3rd district says.
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    Re: People of the Fern

    She has definitely done her part. I wish her and her family well!
  28. Re: I Find Your Choice of Mooring . . . Disturbing

    It's real!?! https://www.oceancoyacht.com/fleet/black-pearl/
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    Re: A Visit to the Dark Side- Classic Glass :)

    How about an old Gary Mull design; a Kalik 40 from 1980. Not the best photo, just the best that I happen to have.
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    Re: Whales washed ashore

    Paul Linnman is breathing a sigh of relief :)
  31. Thread: Coble

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    Re: Coble

    Thanks Paul. I didn't know what that was, but I sure like it :)
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    Re: Dodger design

    NICE! One of those things you'll love no matter what the weather :)
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    Re: Newly discovered dinosaur tracks

    Low water may reveal these again, too. Obviously not as old, but fairly unique: http://www.weirdus.com/states/washington/ancient_mysteries/goose_lake_prints/index.php
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    Re: Sea Bird Yawl model

    I'm surprised to see bass tearing like that. Last stuff I used was incredibly fine grained, but I did need crazy sharp tools to get a clean, slick cut. Love the model, though! Have you seen Paul...
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    Re: Plywood skiff stem reinforcement

    Cool :) That's a lot cheaper than the usual half-round brass stock folks use for bump stop/wear plate thingies. And you don't have screw holes to deal with.
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    Re: Naming your car.

    The only appropriately named car was the Landie in the film, "The Gods Must Be Crazy"...called "The AntiChrist".
  37. Re: An Invitation to Cruise the Lower Columbia River Estuary

    Following :) I probably won't have time to join in, but I'll be watching with interest. Maybe I can sneak out for one day to join folks.
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    Re: Mast step for lug sail

    Looking really good, Neal! I'll let others comment on the latest thinking on the mast step.
  39. Thread: Coble

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    Re: Coble

    Would this be deemed a Coble? Double ended rather than transomed. From the PTWBF, '07.
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  40. Thread: Ginger Beer

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    Re: Ginger Beer

    David, I think Safeway carries the Reed's Extra Ginger. If not, check out John's Market on Powell...finest beer selection in town that I know of and I've seen the Reed's there, I think.
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    Re: My mind is blown!

    Now...if only we an get some of the population to open their eyes and see ​it.
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    Re: Solar panels and my electricity bill

    Sounds great, John! I'm hoping to add solar over the next few years, but right now we're doing "Phase II" of the house remodel that we started ten years ago. I just hope I live long enough to go to...
  43. Thread: Good News

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    Re: Good News

    And the economists are screaming that we need more people on the planet to maintain the status quo. I'm thinking they need to review their goals and look toward economic models that require fewer. ...
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    Re: Centreboard Length

    Good point from the master. If you do find tacking difficult, you may have to resort to some gymnastics, shifting forward during the tack and back to optimum after to facilitate getting through the...
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    Re: Boat lift for my rowboat

    NICE! I've never seen one of those. I'll have to research it...I'd like to do the same with a couple of my boats :)
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    Re: The Karmann Ghia thread

    Had a friend with a Ghia with a 911 engine stuffed under it. Scary at any ​speed :)
  47. Re: My how they treat vintage cars in Wales. No "Do Not Touch" signs anywhere.

    As it should be! When I go to shows, I encourage folks to sit in the car, play with it...it's a toy and the only way we'll get the next generation interested in these and off their computers is to...
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    Re: Sailing Rig for 9' dinghy

    My friend with the Minto 9 sent a couple of photos of the original rudder, daggerboard and tiller from his. He laid them on a 1" grid so you should be able to interpolate the profiles fairly well. ...
  49. Re: Indiana two year old open carrying without permit busted.

    Ummmm...where were the parents???
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    Re: ultra rare shelby

    Put that in the Sports Car thread! NICE!
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