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    What's for dinner

    Caught some Bluefin Tuna.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170723/fbbe966b4e2e7bdee696e969dfdb1ee2.jpg

    Soaked the steaks in soy and orange juice for an hour. Then onto a hot grill for 6 mins ( 1...
  2. Re: GPS charplotters and navigating with care

    The outcome may hinge upon whether maritime or conventional law is applied. As we know, mariners are expected to use ALL available means to safely navigate ( observation, electronics, compass, chart,...
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    Re: Florida Teens Laugh as Man Drowns

    Every dog has his day.

    Kevin
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    Re: Outboard Skiff (back to the drawing board)

    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-sDghgmswZfg/UCTRWPPXt5I/AAAAAAAABWM/X0VfJcvZo5w/s726/dads_ol_14_foot_outboard_skiff.jpg

    " Dads Ol Skiff"
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    Re: "AIR" Outboard Motors

    You'll need to arrange some sort of wedge or bracket for such a steeply raked transom, regardless of the brand of motor you choose.

    Kevin
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    Re: The one that got away

    I had a 73 Super Beetle, which I'd like to have today. Ditto for my 1968 Olds Cutlass. I also owned a1959 Les Paul guitar that would be great to have ( sold it in a hard spot). Ahh, well.

    Kevin
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    Re: Outboard Skiff (back to the drawing board)

    +1 Yup.

    Flatties rock rather uncomfortably--quickly and abrubtly from side to side. They wont heel over as readily as a V-bottom or round-bottom craft, with, say, all crew on one side, and so are...
  8. Re: First Boat for sorta newbie for Boston waters

    If you are concerned about docking, the twin engine boat will prove easier--more maneuverable. That said, with time in the seat and patience, you'll learn to dock yuor single engine boat.

    Kevin
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    Re: Grilling tuna

    Bluefin or Yellowfin or Albacore or Bigeye?


    Bluefin needs a sauce, marinade IMO...its kinda strong. BE and YFT, just cook them rare, maybe with a splash of citrus or Italian dressing. If it's...
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    Re: The Juice is Loose

    He could have been a, "great one." Instead, he reduced himself to a curiosity.

    Kevin
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    Re: Marine battery brands

    Rich, I would go the local auto parts store. They can order you a battery from the brand they carry. Intersate, just for example, has a wide presence and good service--if a battery goes bad who you...
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    Hey, Jack!

    Kevin


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    Re: A walk with a camera

    Nice. Thanks for sharing.

    Kevin
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    Re: Why Marinas Hate Wooden Boats

    Having been in the boat business I can say that yes, owners of glass boats sometimes abandon them. However, it's the owners of old woodies (the ones who lack the wherewithal to buy a boat, except...
  15. Thread: Vermont prOn

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    Re: Vermont prOn

    Is that maple syrup on the decks? Or, varnish? :d

    Kevin
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    Re: Why Marinas Hate Wooden Boats

    Marina owners don't hate wooden boats. They hate...

    Kevin
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    Re: I need some help - upstate New York

    The WBF at its best!

    Kevin
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    Re: Replacing tire stem valve on trailer

    Right. Or a find a handy curb to drive one wheel up on.

    Note: This works best with torsion axles. Leaf springs will/may likely allow the tire to droop low to the new street level and you will...
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    RIP KEVIN Sent from my iPhone using...

    RIP

    KEVIN


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    Re: Happy Birthday Bamamick!

    Yes sir, Happy B-Day!

    Kevin
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    Re: 12 ga cannon blanks

    ^ +1

    The cannon is neither safe nor unsafe. The people using it can be either.

    Kevin
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    Re: Sealant comments please

    For hull fittings ( a.k.a., skin fittings) below the waterline. I prefer a polyurethane adhesive sealant. The most well known among consumer boaters of these is probably 3M 5200, but Sika and others...
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    Re: Trump Limericks?

    There once was a man named Don
    And many really wished him begone.
    But he beat the Hill
    And so those wishing him ill
    Continue to sing a sad song.

    Kevin
  24. Re: Have we entered the era of celebrity politicians?

    Ben Franklin was both a celebrity and statesmen ( and, by many accounts, a philanderer and business mogul).

    Kevin
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    Re: Metal gusset material

    I live 300 feet from saltwater and have several cold galvanized projects that have been going strong for over 10 years.

    Kevin
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    Re: Metal gusset material

    What, Nick said. Heck, I'd even use mild steel and put cold galvanizing on them. That stuff works pretty well when applied copiously.


    Kevin...
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    Re: How long can you anchor?

    Do, tell! :D

    Kevin
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    Re: How long can you anchor?

    Around here its two weeks at anchor and then you have to, " move." How far to move depends largely on how well you establish a relationship with the Bay Constables.

    There are plenty of wealthy...
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    Re: 12 ga cannon blanks

    Winchester makes 12 ga blank rounds. Any gun store, or sporting goods chain, like Dicks Sporting Goods, can help you out.

    A blank round will throw a wad. Shot through a 30-inch barrel, the wad...
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    Re: ACLU Defends "Taps"

    Good for the ACLU and the El-Tee; I hope they prevail.

    Kevin
  31. Re: A frightening lake boat 'defenestration'

    Drinking. And not wearing the kill switch safety lanyard.

    Kevin
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    Re: 14th Star: 18' Palmer Fantail Launch

    Looks great, Rich. I bet its a real thrill to get her out on the water.

    Best

    Kevin
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    Oh, yeah!


    Kevin


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    Cool clip !! Kevin Sent from my iPhone...

    Cool clip !!

    Kevin


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    What's for dinner

    Fresh-caught Black Sea Bass. A sweet fleshed fish, I dose the filets with salt , pepper and lemon. Then I drop them, skin side down, into a sizzling hot pan with a drop of oil and a big pat of...
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    Just use duplex electrical wire. Kevin ...

    Just use duplex electrical wire.

    Kevin


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    The Eye of Nazgul

    That is the eye of Sauron, or, " the Great Eye. However, the Nazgul do have eyes.

    For example, when Gandalf battles the Lord of the Nazgul at Minas Tirith, Pippin can see the Ringwraith's eyes in...
  38. Thread: Superfast

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    Same price to buy but probably more expensive to...

    Same price to buy but probably more expensive to own.

    Kevin


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    What's for dinner

    Was in NYC, so took my girls to Little Italy 🇮🇹.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170715/cf9bebfbb550f41f99696efa1ed43a13.jpg

    We started off with some calamari fritti, followed with Mozzarella...
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    I haven't had oxtail soup since my grandmother...

    I haven't had oxtail soup since my grandmother died. Going to have to make some, now.

    Kevin


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  41. Just like hi can have Siri do on your iPhone🤣 ...

    Just like hi can have Siri do on your iPhone🤣


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    Ewwww! Kevin Sent from my iPhone using...

    Ewwww!

    Kevin


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  43. Re: Ford and the 20 year old electric car program

    W

    We also have a higher demand for high-speed Internet, and it now costs more than it did. We have increased demand for online photo/ data storage and prices are more expensive than what they...
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    Re: some helicopters just look. . .

    http://www.flyingmag.com/sites/flyingmag.com/files/styles/medium_1x_/public/import/2014/sites/all/files/_images/201404/FLY0514-Bell-505-Jet-Ranger-X.jpg?itok=VVjDXs9V

    My occasional ride. Bell Jet...
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    Re: Abeking & Rasmussen Dinghy

    Looks good!
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    Happy Birthday Bigfella

    Thanks for sharing your adventures. Many more!

    Kevin
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    Re: Cosh, club, billie, bludgeon, persuader.

    Truncheon; Blackjack; Cudgel.

    Kevin
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    Re: Yamaha 6hp 2 Stroke weird problem

    It's gotta pump with the shift rod seal in place.May be some weird air pressure/ vacuum thing going on. In any event, I suggest you ream the passage; check the T-stat. |:)

    Kevin
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    Oliver Hazard Perry

    Well, it's a ship, not a boat; and it's made of steel, not of wood. She sure looked impressive underway this morning as I ran up Narragansett Bay, even if only under power.
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    Re: Free Concerts - Californians Vs NYers

    Hey, Joe... back in the day...ever do after hours at AM/PM? How about Le Pop?


    Kevin
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