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    Re: Still more rear window stickers.

    The only sticker on my car window now is for the Traditional Small Craft Association.
  2. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Those are big slabs of wood for the spars!
    It will be interesting to see the progress on those.

    Looks like his visa status has a deadline and he has to launch before it expires.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    We can only hope. This nonsense has already delayed this case 3-4 months, which is Trump's favorite tactic.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    McCarthy is screaming bloody murder that Thompson preserve all documents and records for when the GOP takes over, claiming that the J6 committee will only release the details they want released and...
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    Re: a well laid deck

    I noticed that the dock/anchor line is not in the chock.
    Unforgiveable!
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    During Garland's press conference today, someone asked if the J6 committee had handed over all their testimony and documents to the DoJ. Garland said no and they are working on that.
    WHF??? Why...
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    Probably their version of prayer but I like the hummer idea better!!
    Of course, every jail cell has a chalkboard, complete with eraser and a non-bolted down
    chair that can be used as a weapon....
  8. Re: House committee receives Donald Trump's federal tax returns from IRS

    The last line is intriguing.
    "The documents are not expected to be immediately released to the public."
    First of all, is it legal for the Dems to release this information?
    Second, if they don't...
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    Re: extending the sailing season

    I've watched a Frost Bite race from my car in the parking lot.
    Does that count?

    I have to admit that I am a fair-weather sailor.
    Not too hot, not to cold, not too much wind, not too little wind....
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    Re: Any truck drivers here?

    On my sister's dairy farm, they have several very large dump trucks (for carrying harvested crops) and the guys on the farm all have to have CDL licenses to drive them.
    The driving course to get...
  11. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    Am I correct in assuming that future same sex marriages will not be safe in GOP controlled states if the
    Supreme Court reverses it's 2015 ruling? This bill will protect those already married, but...
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    Did he and Meggs get hauled off to prison or is the judge letting them stay out of jail pending appeal?
    I sure hope they are in the slammer.
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    Re: Mark Meadows must testify

    But can he now go crawling to the U.S. Supreme Court?
  14. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    If the Court now reverses the 2015 decision, same-sex marriage could be illegal in states that don't allow it but those already married would be safe.
    That's how I understand it.
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    Re: Corvette drifting?

    Sounds like an April Fool's joke but its December!!
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    It is a good day.
    My wife and I are very happy campers with this verdict.
  17. Thread: dinner

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    Re: dinner

    There was a restaurant on Long Island named Big Barry's. The guy was about 4'8" tall and drove a huge Cadillac with a steer's horns bolted to the front.
    We went there for our anniversary once and...
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    Re: Balls - orbital mechanics?

    Yer freakin' me out, man!!!

    Physics. Way beyond me.
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    Re: Michael Mason's newest boat

    Impressive that the sea trials went so well.
    This type of boat, almost as wide as it is long, is something new and the
    dynamics of design must be fairly new and untested.
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    Re: Fire at Mystic CT.

    News reporters rarely get the information correct.
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    Re: Fire at Mystic CT.

    Downriver from the museum.
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    Re: Tragedy in Mystic

    Horrible news but it was not Mystic Seaport which is upriver.
    At first I thought it was and all I could think of was the old mill where hundreds of old boats are stored.
    That would be an...
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    Re: C32 sailing on Garda

    Where's the head?
    Nice boat but for the very high cost, they could have put a bit of room for a porti-potty.
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    Re: Dems are going to win.

    I am dearly hoping that there will be a chaotic floor fight for speaker and McCarthy will not just be handed the gavel.
    This will make him a very weak speaker if he does get in and it would be a...
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    Re: Construction work

    The Orangeburg pipe at my house gave up the ghost three days before our daughter's baptism when we were about to give a party for fifty people.

    Luckily I was in the construction business and knew...
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    Re: Patrick O'Brian is unreadable dreck

    I feel exactly the same way. I've re-read the entire series at least 5 times in the past twenty years.
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    Re: What Are You Doing for T-Day?

    I finished re-installing the electric motor on my fantail launch yesterday. Today I will pull the batteries, pull the boat out of my shop and put it to bed in the boat shed for the winter.
    Shop...
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    Re: Boat deacessioning

    I'd be dead meat if I dragged another boat home, but I would love to have that catboat!

    At least I learned a new word today: deaccessioning.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Good news but it's probably too late. The Dems have only a month to do anything with them and most of that time they will be out of session. Once the Reps take over, those records will get buried....
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    Re: Thanksgiving

    The wild turkeys around here can fly pretty well.
    They scratch around under our bird feeder but when disturbed they take a running start, take off and fly/glide across our meadow for about 300'...
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    I question the space in which the W.C. is placed. To efficiently "poop", a person's knees have to be spread at least 24" apart. With that cabinet he mentioned that will be just to the right of the...
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    Re: Artemis in distant retrograde orbit

    Hopefully, it's got some sort of head so the crew doesn't have to crap in diapers.
  33. Thread: one motion

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    Re: one motion

    I've got a friend who has owned a Prius for years. He's a nice guy but is a Trump-hugging conservative.
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    In my work at the local hospital, I see obese patients all the time. Discharging them they are sucking on the oxygen bottle for all they are worth. I often put them in a car that is reeking of...
  35. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Yes, I suspect that Leo now spends most of his time managing the project instead of hands-on building.
  36. Re: Let’s see each other’s pets or animals, past or present.

    Frankie the Cat
    Born feral but now the best indoor cat ever.
    Gentle and loves my wife.
    He totally ignores me.

    123738
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    Re: Russia trump** conviction

    Why hasn't the Biden DoJ dusted off the Mueller report and charged Trump?
    I'd like an answer to that question.
  38. Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    World Cup Ski racing I'm very interested in!!
    Soccer? no.
    Perhaps if they played on a smaller field so they didn't spend 90% of the time running up and
    down the field.
  39. Re: Anyone else NOT excited by the World Cup?

    Wow! Soccer!! Zzzzzzzzzzzz......
    Like watching grass grow.
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    Re: Do all dogs eat

    Dogs are idiots.
  41. Re: It's the night before Gun Deer Hunting here in Wisconsin.

    It's the same way on Long Island, N.Y, my old home. Deer are everywhere with little or no fear of humans.

    Deer season started here in Vermont last weekend. Surprisingly, I haven't heard the...
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    Re: Benghazi 2.0: Hunter Biden

    Will McCarthy forbid Dems from sitting on the committee?
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    Re: Newbie with Lots of Questions

    Bud Macintosh's book was my bible when I built my traditionally built 20' gaff rigged sloop. It was even more valuable since it was built before the advent of this Forum. However, I don't recall it...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Garland just appointed a special prosecutor to investigate Trump. This means that any indictments are a very
    long way off. It also means that a future Trump DoJ (heaven forbid) can't stop the...
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    Re: State of the Republican Party

    But how many Republicans said the same thing in 2016 and 2020 and voted for him in the end?
  46. Thread: Damned Dams

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    Re: Damned Dams

    I know nothing of these dams, but have people built houses on the shorelines of the reservoirs? If so, their property value is going to plummet, leaving them with nothing but a stinking mess.
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    Re: Why does the the right hate Nancy Pelosi?

    Nancy just announced she is not going to seek re-election in Congress as Dem leader.
    She will remain in Congress, but pass leadership to the younger generation.
    Politics is a nasty business and you...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Chris Woodward…

    Have a wonderful Birthday!
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    Re: Newbie with Lots of Questions

    With your background, you'll have no problem building the boat.
    Some plans are sold with instructions, some not. It is assumed that the builder knows
    how to read them.
    What you lack is that...
  50. Re: Jay Leno is in a burn center after a burn to his face

    Reading up on burns it is interesting to learn that while second degree burns are very painful, third degree burns are not. I guess the nerve tissue is burned away?
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