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  1. Thread: Nice Fish

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    Re: Nice Fish

    geeze , i used to fish for them in the Housatonic River 50 years ago, never even heard of em dat big !
  2. Re: turn on tv this am and hear reports of more gun violence

    only one parade shot up by trumper
    i'm shocked , actually
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    Poll: Re: Should a Wooden Boat Hat Float?

    keeps yer cap on and yers ears and neck outta the sun...
  4. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    ^ hoo ever wrote that doan know how to use epoxy
  5. Re: Why are inboard engine shafts angled down ?

    https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=e6dc31c077&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1737348950867170263&th=181c4daa7b55d3d7&view=fimg&fur=ip&sz=s0-l75-ft&attbid=ANGjdJ-WJfGYFG8zHZYNFcjPibRguOPJLRzdlz7-RwEDM...
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    Re: Mass shooting Illinois

    something like 10 million American ex pats livin overseas.
    if they all stayed home and voted maybe we could fix some stuff.
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    Re: My hiking buddy is an ass.

    What a cool deal !
    I know nothin about it, but it look like the sail n oar version of goin into the sticks.
  8. Thread: 4th July.

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: 4th July.

    assaultrifleassaultriflrassaultriflrassaultriflrassaultrifleassaualtrifle
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    Re: Tinting Sailcloth?

    oh god, i'm not saying to do it, only that i did it. this was a 4 oz sail that i painted to make it last longer in the sun, as i leave it up alot at anchor.
    it will work poorly on a small nice...
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    Re: Tinting Sailcloth?

    see that aqua/green mizzen in the upper left corner?
    thinned out oil paint
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    Re: Not arthritis, but the same elbow

    I would put a poultice of castor oil and comfrey with a dash of hot red pepper.
    A castor oil poultice is a messy thing,you'd need to change it once or twice a day. Elbow is an easy spot.
    Keep it up...
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    Re: Anybody recognize this design?

    I'm guessing the person does not know what he has, judging by the way the halyard is led and the snottie is tied on.
    This is my hometown and I should have a peek, but I'm having a hernia surgery...
  13. Thread: 4th July.

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: 4th July.

    jus another day fi me
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    well one of us is rong
  15. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    ^ dat look a tight fit, way de epoxy go ?

    ....is that ....? ugh ...oak?
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    Re: Getting rid of amine blush

    i doan mine
    i hope folks don't get caught off guard with my directness sometimes
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    Re: “bye bye alligator”

    oh i thought this would be the video of the bloke boppin a gator on the nose with a fry pan
  18. Re: Three police officers have been shot dead in the US state of Kentucky

    Has anyone here ever changed anothers mind ?
  19. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    Pretty much anything built of 2 planks will be more stable with 3 or 5, all the way down to a bunch o square planks.
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    Leaving the dynel cloth weave to mimic canvas is a theatrical thing.
    It sort of looks like canvas for awhile, depending on how rough you are with it, but like canvas, any dings , scratches, hard...
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    Re: Getting rid of amine blush

    nope. water .just warm water.
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    Re: DiSantis signs HB 233 into law

    stale or State ?
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    I have not found a difference between the two , in what they do and how they do it.
    Dynel is a looser weave, xynole a tighter weave. I know they are different materials, but I find them to be the...
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    Re: Zombie fungus

    geezus h....can you make Austrailia look any more dangerous ?
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    why bother asking ?
    carry on
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    Re: Small Boat Sailing

    When windspeed exceeds the boat length....it a serious ting. no matter what size vessel.
  27. Re: Hardwood transom-oak dowels or galvanized pins?

    eyeroll
    WEST 105 duz not "soak in ". full stop
    WEST 105 under varnish is a BAD idea.full stop
    Adding pigment to 105 is daft ,putting 105 over stain is also daft. ...where you come up with this ?...
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    Re: Forehatch for a Folkboat

    ayup , exactly my first thought, splined not "bisquik".
    ...still gonna leak, but at least it'll leak proper .(ditch the black crap...it's just theatre).
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    There is no advantage to paying for quartersawn for strip planking.
    Consider making the planks square ,15 x 15 in your case , rather than 15 x 23.
    This allows you go straight from the saw to the...
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    the guy hoo uses plastic frames
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    No doubt, a big advantage of strip planking is that it does not require the worlds best wood .
    but oak.....just no.
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    Re: Bored out of my mind

    oh! not about makin holes !!
    Have a great week Rich !
    b
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    Poll: Re: Stop me before I do something irreversible

    Grind the fir,one hour .
    dynel it ,2 hours
    finish the dynel and coat with (i.e.) Interlux 2000,4 hours
    go sailing
    no citrus goo, no acetone, no mineral spirits,no alcohol,no dumb ass scraper,no...
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    Re: Anyone know this model?

    helluva painter !
  35. Thread: B29

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: B29

    yea war sucks
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    Re: Advice saught for strip planking wood

    Where are you Doug?
    AYC is the best for this, imo.
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    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    looks like the slip n slide ran outta water
    really is a weird photo...that lady in the front...tequila sunrise?
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    Re: Who knows what this is?

    gebus Ned that's a ringer !
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    Re: Who knows what this is?

    3 inch abs pipe. third world bilge pump.
    i used to see even simpler versions of donkey pump like this on West Indian boats.
    I picked this up today from the last oh Heine Doles estate sale.
    I was...
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    Re: Who knows what this is?

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/wizbang_13/52185275356/in/dateposted-public/
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    Re: Who knows what this is?

    Donkey Pump !!!!
    I'll get a 10 second movie of it in action as soon as Jan can help me .
    It works like a champ.
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    Who knows what this is?

    https://uniim1.shutterfly.com/render/00-MRDulIRke3F6_nh_YVKlyolts8nbItEXk2sxp9yUlMubaqadH712Pt3nErOqcvlAKwg5ydwHipy3aIZBf9dNYQ?cn=THISLIFE&res=medium&ts=1656634704https://uniim1.shutterfly.com/render/...
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    Re: Brawl at Eagles Concert in London

    this makes my day
    as the world returns, folks are gonna go nuts with good clean fun like q tip brawls at q tip concerts
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    Re: Getting rid of amine blush

    If the ply is old and banged up, a pre coat can be a good idea, cuz yer gonna be dealing with epoxy with a putty knife to fair the surface of dings and scratches before glassing anyway. Yes , a...
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    Re: Biden's Betrayal?

    He pretty much put Clarence Thomas in.
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    Re: Archbishop of San Francisco Spanked

    Bunch o god dang make believe
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    Re: Something you cannot get from Amazon.

    I hate that I love Amazon.
    Go to the local Ace to get two pieces of 3 inch stovepipe and a couple elbows… they have one banged up piece.
    The freakin store is full of baubles, stupid gifts crap,...
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    Re: Getting rid of amine blush

    Have you never gotten a drop of epoxy on a thing by accident that popped off easily because it did not have a “mechanical key”?
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Yet it remains heresay
  50. Thread: sun blister

    by wizbang 13
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    Re: sun blister

    I’ll guess the culprit is the miracle water based product.water went through it or got under it
    The best part of it is trying to grind it off.
    gums up a five dollar disc in five seconds
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