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    Re: curious handplane like artifice

    Artifact.
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    Ouch,
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    Nice Rob. What does H.S.S. mean? I have had the most smiley grin making fun on Mexican Fenders / Squires. Once a shop assistant put a USA Fender ultra slick expensive fandango guitar in my hands,...
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    Re: War environmental damage: lead

    So, exploding your enemy's body into a red mist with non-radioactive 'standard' ordinance is within the rules of engagement?
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    Re: Circus fat man 1890

    Bavaria?
  6. Sticky: Re: Jamie Johnston (S.V. Airlie) is in the hospital.

    Damn, RIP.
  7. Re: “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” - The Clash

    I have on occasion worked 96 -100 hours a week performing crucial highly complex materials inspection analysis where people could die or companies fold if I failed to perform correctly. I am...
  8. Re: “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” - The Clash

    Whats is the issue? I've been highly productive, extremely hard working and super efficient my entire working life. Cutting down on bloat seems to be a good thing to me, and to anyone who ever ran or...
  9. Thread: Boat Art

    by lupussonic
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    Re: Boat Art

    I really like the painterlyness of that one Rob. You are clearly working from photographs, recreating them as paintings as many painters have done, but your twist is it's digital, so there are...
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    Re: Cows fed hemp…

    Hemp seed cake is full of GLA's and other bionic nutritional benefits. Cows do very well on it, as do humans.

    Gamma Linolenic Acid.
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    Re: HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    I swapped them at the amp, but checked the connections to the speakers, which are not bi-wirable. I have not been inside them yet.

    The amp when connected to even a simple BT reciever (as well as...
  12. Thread: Boat Art

    by lupussonic
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    Re: Boat Art

    Much more painterly than your previous Rob, lovely. Really great light on the boats and I can feel the depth of the clear water.. very well seen. Y>
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    Re: HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    Both cables are working.. both speakers are working, just not together :d

    It does not matter which source is selected, phono, tuner, CD, tape or bluethooth, same result.

    The logic says it is...
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    HiFi connundrum. Boffins welcome.

    A friend has a seperates system with some very high end self made speakers he inherited. The amp is an 80's Technics stand alone lump, can't remember the model.

    Only one speaker was working.. so...
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    For those 007 surf trips, accept no substitute.
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    Re: Small Field Work/Camp trailer

    The thing about trailers is they are also anchors. Leaving aside offroad, you can't leave it anywhere while galavanting. Parking is restricted and towns are problematic.

    Why not get a simple van?...
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    Re: What does this to three strand?

    It's a manufacturing defect, uneven tension or twist in one strand. I have found some 3 strand rope to hockle and others never to do so, given the exact same work over time.
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    Re: Another Kurt Vonnegut letter

    Jesus. The hell of war. Interesting letter, was Kurt V. his father?
  19. Thread: water

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    Re: water

    A friend of mine from Cornwall. He is a fine sailor also.
  20. Thread: water

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    Re: water

    Not very good is it? It looks hard like ice or something.

    Try this.

    https://www.saximpey.com/http-mail1pixpawebsitescom-preview-paintings/recent/19884096-16419-photo-3
    ...
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    Re: Conceded points in the bilge.

    I educated a Texan on the finer points of the history of art once.

    I should get points for that.
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    Each section tig welded. That's some work.
  23. Re: Messed up resin to hardener ration . . . will it harden eventually?

    Easy to do... even though it's 5:1 it's still 1:1.
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    Is that amphetamine or miles per hour?
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    Recently I bought a crappy old thing and did it up. The top box was gone, I threw it away, leaving the far better galvanised frame. I got it for a song.

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    New flat bed frame, new brakes,...
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    Re: How hard is it build a trailer?

    I have built a few... this one was a dedicated tree trailer, for timber, brush etc. 3 tonne tipping ram, and with a central channel which meant it doubled as a small boat trailer. I basically...
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    Re: every dog has thair day and this is ours

    Hey Fergus, ya cute...

    Let's sniff each others bums!

    Wag wag,

    Pepper.

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    Re: Jerry Lee Lewis is not dead.

    I concur. Just saw him down the post office.
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    Re: Tablesaw can get you

    I'm so sorry this happened to you.. just awful.

    I am terrified of my table saw.

    Thank you for reminding everyone to continue to be so.

    ...and check your riving knife tension / mounting...
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    Re: Battery chainsaws

    How many hours a year will you use it?
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    Re: bse

    Great photo..possibly staged?
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    Re: free online european shipwright course

    Courses are the money maker these days.. building and selling...not so much.
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=429CnpmOSBk
  34. Re: Synthetic origin of SARS-CoV-2 ????????

    Those are the facts. ^^

    Not that I can follow it, but I will bend to Twodots expertise.

    Thank you Twodot.
  35. Re: Bronx Joe makes a minor appearance in a grocery store

    I think it's just a weird thing to post about publcly on an internet forum, pulling a drunk guy out of a toilet like he's saving the world or standing up for womens rights, or shop security or what...
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    Re: hand tool auction

    Watcha bidding on?
  37. Thread: Sunak

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    Re: Sunak

    Only worth £730 million.
  38. Re: Restoration of 65foot John Alden Schooner named Florence Richmond

    Wow, great looking boat! Welcome to the forum.

    From the last photo it looks like you should pay some attention to where the stantions meet the covering boards. It is an infamous point of rot and...
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    Re: Robbie Coltrane R.I.P.

    I've been re watching Cracker.. they are all on YT, and well worth a visit.
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    Re: This is a Guitar Thread

    Nice man. My cousin has a Hofner very similar if not in fct tht exact model, although his is in far worse shape than that.

    What was your early days tuning out of interest?
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    Re: Leaf Question

    Most likely Quercus Rubra.

    There are over 400 species of Oak, and some have interbred.
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    Re: What am I not understanding?

    There are 2 issues at play here, 2 distinct levels of misunderstanding; the pictoral or artistic language, and the value in currency that it is worth. Some times the latter follows the former,...
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    Re: What am I not understanding?

    I don't know the artist.. it doesn't even matter, but this smacks of classic provincial bourgeois ' I have no frame of reference, therefore it's crap' attitude.

    Art has always required an effort...
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    Re: What am I not understanding?

    Have you made any effort to understand it? If not, do you expect to be spoon fed?
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    121760

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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Thanks man. Tough day, and tomorrow's another one.
  47. Thread: bse

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    Re: bse

    Oyster smack 'Alberta.'

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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    ...and problem days that make you grow.
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    I scanned the weld of death today. 26-03. What a bastard. Every project has one. This was the weld of death for this project.

    This damn weld has been covered in crap and the bell hole full of...
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    Re: UK Tory implosion illustration.

    Come back Benny Hill, all is forgiven.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl0WIw8KOVc
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