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    Re: Farr Design 781

    13 meter daysailor. itmustbeniiiiiiiice. :D

    I like that the helm is so far forward.

    Assuming that the proportions are real, she must draw 12' of water so she's ruled out of the chesapeake...
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    If you do elect to lay dynel (and not completely fill the weave), then yes fair the deck first, and then roll a coat of unthickened epoxy over the whole deck (and let cure completely, then scuff)...
  3. Re: Rolling Coal: another small victory for sanity

    Emissions-defeat chips for bubba trucks is a $10M business??? dayum.
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    Re: AP says the Democrats are losing voters

    I swear I've seen ten articles over the past month about dems switching voter registration in order to steer the GOP primaries to un-electable nutjobs. I would think that some of those articles...
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    I favor option 3, but don't bother with the "fill the cloth just enough to leave the weave as antiskid". Been there, done that (with dynel), and it's a fool's errand IMHO.

    Don't bother fairing...
  6. Re: USS Samuel B Roberts: World's deepest shipwreck discovered

    This dude is my kinda billionaire.
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    Didn't the seaport just put a whole lot of resources into rebuilding(replacing?) her boiler not that long ago? or am I confusing her with some other coal-fired riverboat?
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    Re: Mystic Mix 2022

    That might be the perfect powerboat. I love Grayling dearly, but she's at least 12' too big for my purposes.
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    I tried this setup last night, without the pan under the stone. I learned why the pan is under the stone. :D

    Very nice, though. A lot more heat than the kitchen oven!
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    Re: Up the river, down the river.

    (I bid 3)

    I've never seen that kind of swing-back seat used as anything but second-row in a center console boat, but man that setup makes all the sense in the world!
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    My former state-house rep (now running for Blumenthal's senate seat) was VERY QUICK to tweet-remind everyone that she happens to be pro-choice and urge us to "focus on the things that CAN change,...
  12. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    Kinda like Raffensberger saying that (if the choices are trump or biden) he'd vote trump despite knowing all the treasonous things he knows about trump, yeah I may actually vote Biden if the...
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    Re: Success Selling a Small Boat?

    For speed of dispatch I'd go with facebook marketplace.
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    Re: crummy shingle design ruining my day

    In a moment of absolute brain-defect, I waited until noon to clean my gutters last weekend. Still nursing the 1st-degree burn on the heel of my hand.

    IIRC the shingles in the OP are the...
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    Re: This is just unacceptable

    I'm lost... the deletion of records and defiance of record-requests was done by Gableman? or by Vos? or both?

    the person who really needs to answer some questions is the person responsible for...
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    Re: Can you touch your toes?

    Same here. long torso, shorter legs. More of a sprinter than a marathoner ;)

    Can touch toes easily, give me few tries and I can go palms-on-floor.

    I have yet to find my max deadlift.
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    Re: azul

    Back to the photo in the OP for a sec.... let's all take a minute to appreciate how nicely she's using her overhangs. Olin got that one right.
  18. Re: important facts for travelers to the woodenboat show

    For those driving in from points west and south, I heartily recommend a stop at the Madison Wine Exchange. Exit 59, take US1 north for a mile or two (it's not really out of the way, you're still...
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    Re: 20 years of screwcap closures for wine.

    The Boy (i need to call him something else now, I suppose) and his girl were in town a few weekends ago, I told them to look in the cabinet and open a bottle or two for dinner. She had to show...
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    Re: headed to test drive one of these

    Twisty asphalt in the AZ sun should melt those POS oem tires right off and get you into some good rubber sooner :D
  21. Thread: azul

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    Re: azul

    It's great for the photo, but I wonder if that mizzen spin is actually doing much for the boat apart from keeping crew entertained. If there's enough breeze to keep it full when it's fouled on...
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    Re: Interesting vessel track...

    Sheltering in a stiff easterly?
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    Re: headed to test drive one of these

    A guy in the office next door has super-clean corolla (hatchback) with the stance dropped down just the littlest bit below stock. Still totally practical real world driveable height, but TIGHT. I...
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    Pizza dough recipe... honestly the recipe printed on the bag of King Arthur Pizza Flour is pretty solid. https://www.kingarthurbaking.com/recipes/neapolitan-style-pizza-crust-recipe

    When I'm in...
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    Re: 64000lb truck question

    I'd be surprised if it were more than 20k empty.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    C'mon now! :D
  27. Re: i don't know what's wrong with me - geezer thread

    Woke up this morning with this song in my head. Littlegirl caught me singing to myself while making breakfast. She's approaching the age of the killer eye-roll, but her technique still needs...
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    The downside of #18 is that it has trouble making a pie larger than about 13", whereas #19 can make what one might call a Real Pizza.

    #19 can probably do two at a time?
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    Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    one of the local community farms was struggling during the lockdown (their usual curriculum of afterschool kids' programs on hold) so they had the idea to do "goat hikes" as a fundraiser. Taking a...
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    Re: Difficult fire.

    California (like a lot of the USA) is an "employment at will" state. Unless some sort of employment contract is in effect, anyone can resign or be terminated with immediate effect at any time...
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    Re: Eastman pardon request

    No pardons = If I go down I'm taking you all with me.
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    "He must recuse" implies that there is some adverse consequence should he not. Short of impeachment, what possible consequence could there be that might persuade him to recuse?
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    The pizza-oven trucks have been a thing around here for a while. biggreentruckpizza.com
    One was recently wrecked in an incident with an uninsured driver, the replacement cost was reported to be...
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    Re: Grilling Contraptions

    I still pine for the Vermont Castings grill I lost in the divorce! :D

    For the following decade or so I was just fine with a charcoal weber kettle for when I'm cooking good stuff, and a little...
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    Re: Backyard pizza oven.

    Pizza wants a very hot oven, but not for very long. Woodfired masonry wastes a lot of time IMHO, you need a 2-3 hours to build the heat that you'll only use for about 20 minutes.

    The gas-fired...
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    Re: WTF am I doing with my Knife?

    why are you planning to cut things with your chiscraperdriver?
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    Re: isn't it ironic

    ... and residence in a city/metroplex with robust public transit will be an attractive option.
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    Re: isn't it ironic

    I was expecting this thread to be about the 30th anniversary of Jagged Little Pill
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    Re: Goodbye to flat tires?

    The "made entirely of materials that can be melted-down and reused" is the real advancement there.
  40. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    All he needed to be was the guy who could beat trump. Having achieved that, we've no further use for him. Moving on.
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    Re: Coeur D’Alene Pride

    It seemed curious to me that a white supremacist group would go to such lengths to attack a Pride event. (I mean, apart from the far-right simply being anti-left)

    This twitter thread was...
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    Re: honestly, i had some work to do today

    fault?

    That's a credit in my book!
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    Re: J. Dillon, 11 years on a 27 footer, WOW!!!

    Trying to think of how long ago Jack and I met at Lefty's riveting party. (catspaw dinghy? Herreshoff columbia?)

    Gotta be close to 20 years ago now. In a handful of meet-ups over the years he...
  44. Re: Watch the first 4 minutes. Would you be contacting the mechanics they mention?

    Strong suspicion that someone hotwired the fuel pump directly to the ignition circuit to eliminate an intermittent-fault with the original wiring which included a safety relay.
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    Re: Texas School shooting, on week on

    quinnipiac poll taken immediately after Uvalde: https://poll.qu.edu/poll-release?releaseid=3848

    I find it interesting that there is broad support for just about every gun-control measure...
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    Re: master mariners regatta

    The youth angle is critical. Mystic has the "Mudratz".. https://mudratz.com/
    Bridging the gap between the local yacht clubs' youth (opti and laser) programs and college sailing, it's almost...
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    Re: Thinking about getting a Hobie 16

    I've enjoyed sailing the Wave at various vacation spots over the last decade or so. I had a H16 for a few years, I think the Wave is the better boat.
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    Re: master mariners regatta

    Maybe it's the light or maybe it's the paint but you can just see the tension in those topsides, like it's SOF construction or something!
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    Re: Volkswagen truck

    TDI from a new beetle swapped into a caddy...


    https://youtu.be/bLX2CKDPsNg
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    I want to give Navarro a half-ounce of credit: he really, REALLY, thinks he's right. He hasn't kept his head down or tried to minimize his exposure in any way. He's convinced that the law is on...
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