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  1. Re: A poll by Univ of Chi says 28% think they might have to bear arms against the - -

    “Special Adjudication Operation”
  2. Re: Marine meets woman in bar, gets married in Vegas

    Mattis and I both graduated from Central Washington University, aka Harvard of the West.
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    Re: I deserve a break today.

    I could drink that.
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    Re: Can someone explain the hatred of goats?

    If you have a problem with goats then you have a problem with me and I suggest you let that marinate.
  6. Re: How to prevent splintering when using birdsmouth router bit on VG fir?

    Table saw for the mortise. I use a thickness planer for taper. I tape them side by side, then slowly turn the handle as they pass the blade. Very uniform tapers that way.
  7. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    Mr. Snipe is working from a script. Doing a fine job, too.
  8. Thread: Biden 2024.

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    Re: Biden 2024.

    Biden is competent. And that's been a real pleasure.
  9. Thread: R2ak

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    Re: R2ak

    I predict most of those human-powered boats sitting on Dungeness Spit depart for Victoria tomorrow morning by 4:30 am. You'd have an ebb current in the strait until 1 pm or so. It's about 10 nautical...
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    Re: 2022 R2AK - does anybody care?

    Sounds like fun.
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    Re: biden and the dems are toast

    I think Paul needs to answer two simple questions.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    You ever practice capsize drills in your open boat? Looks like you have plenty of flotation.
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    Re: Let's build a sailboat!

    Consider putting that boat on craigstlist this afternoon. Which, come to speak of it, that lovely boat in post 15 just sits unused in my driveway these days ... Haverchuck is just too awesome.
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    Re: Need help--first time back to US in years!

    Personally, I think James might feel safer here in America if he got himself a fatsuit. No reason to stand out amongst his peers.


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  16. Thread: beach cruisers

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    Re: beach cruisers

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    Oro Bay, Anderson Island
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    Re: Whatever happened to The James?

    Worth noting “The James” stands as a self-assigned nickname. No one actually actually refers to El McMullet via the definitive article, at least around these parts.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    The Bartender 19 that I’m finishing is nearly 20 years old.
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    Re: Mystic and Me 2022

    So that’s a no on the rental car.
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    Re: Scarf joints separating

    I believe Bruce. That said, I'm curious - what's it like in the joint? Is the epoxy dry and it just let loose because you starved the joint, or is it at all gooey. There's also a chance you got the...
  22. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    For application, I put on nitrile gloves and then use my hands to spread it out as thick as possible. Pretty fast to work that way. I've had luck spreading it on thick and then covering it up with...
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    Re: Mystic and Me 2022

    Is a roadtrip rental car out of the question?
  24. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Ha, yes - it’s an absolutely disgusting mess while you’re working with it until you have it all cleaned up and wiped down. I tend to wash the area with a hose once I’m all done and that seems to...
  25. Re: Good Sail & Oar Boat Available (Kurylko Alaska-not mine!)

    I wonder what paint he put on the bottom. Or is that a graphite-infused epoxy coating?
  26. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Per post #1450, I’m an advocate of soy gel for stripping paint and varnish. Amazing stuff. Much quicker and more thorough than heat gun and scraper. It gets way back into corners/crevices too....
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    Re: Paint now or later ? Lapstrake Whitehall

    Great point. Sometimes I think my boats get more abuse during the building process than during actual use.
  28. Re: the greatest camera lens mount system of all time, discontinued. . .

    No time for film, Ted? What happened to your joie de vivre. Alas, iPhones and plywood are the future.
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    Re: Let's build a sailboat!

    The Core Sound design would do well for the OP. Both from a build and performance standpoint. They’re plywood, but that’s life.
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  31. Re: The draw of Republicans and the changing of America

    That's interesting.
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    Re: Paint now or later ? Lapstrake Whitehall

    My experience is that putting the gunnel on once she's upright is favorable. It's one last shot to really fair the sheer and get a pretty line. I like doing that upright. It's just easier upright to...
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    Re: Paint now or later ? Lapstrake Whitehall

    I’d finish your carpentry then paint. She’ll be light enough for a couple people to roll back over upside down for painting.
  34. Re: Should I ease lapstrake edges for painted finish?

    Round ‘em. Knick off the hard edges at the minimum. No sharp edges on little boats is a good rule. Not a bullnose, but as Rich said, ease them. Paint will stick and they’ll feel good in hand.
  35. Thread: Meg and Me

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    Re: Meg and Me

    Shout out to you, Ian, for swinging for the fences. You went big with Meg. We should all be so audacious and brave.
  36. Re: Where the magic happens. I'll show you mine, if you show me yours.

    Bartender 19. Bought the hull off Craigslist not too long ago. Fun project.
  37. Re: Where the magic happens. I'll show you mine, if you show me yours.

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    Where powerboats happen.
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    Re: Boat Storage Question

    Consensus is merely everyone else's opinion. Meh.

    That said, if you don't already know exactly who you'd loan the boat to (because if that person existed, you'd have already done it and would...
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  40. Re: The less known youtube channels worth recommending

    Camping with Steve is always entertaining.


    https://youtu.be/OPDvLaXuSHQ
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    fyi
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    Re: At the bottom of this thread is an ad…...

    Mattresses for old men.
  43. Re: Small Issue on a Small Boat - Creaky Floorboards

    I have one floor board that creaks. It’s annoying, but certainly not annoying enough to actually fix.
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    Re: phx airport mask report

    True Americans.
  45. Re: Small Issue on a Small Boat - Creaky Floorboards

    That's an interesting idea.
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    Re: Electric lawn mowers; anyone used one?

    Electric lawn mowers are amazing. Quiet and powerful. Much better than messing around with gas. Push button start. No clogged carbs or early season woes. Depending on size of your lawn you may want a...
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    Re: It's not my dad's GOP

    Both major parties are corporations. Together they make good money.
  48. Thread: Bayliner M17

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    Re: Bayliner M17

    Bayliner, brought to you by TowBoatUS.
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    Re: Mast rotation on lug sail?

    Heel of my mast is keyed to the step. I can't really imagine it would matter one way or another since the downhaul and cleated off halyard will keep everything oriented the right way.
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    Re: Trump as cult leader

    Fun
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