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    Re: PNW Save-A-Classic

    Hat dang, what a beauty. I sure wish I'd won the lottery LAST week... instead of next week. I'd snag that beauty in a heartbeat.
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    Re: McCain Tells It

    I'm betting the vids exist. But will be get our hands on them.... that's the trick.

    I like that McCain is getting back to his iconoclastic self. Shame about the terminal diagnosis.
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    Re: Where did YOU start out in life's footrace?

    There's a large dollop of wisdom in Paul's message.

    Which does not conflict at all with the OP.

    Unless, of course, you use Paul's words to dismiss or hide from the wisdom of the OP.
  4. Re: What are we (subliminally?) teaching our children?

    That's the part that amazes me. My oldest son was good enough at one of those games that he was invited to go pro, and move to S. Korea playing for a sponsored team. Whoda thunk it!!! Some of them...
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    Re: Architecture, small energy efficient houses

    I'm re-reading 'Home by Design' right now. I like how she's popularized the sometimes arcane and opaque presentation of the principles in 'A Pattern Language'. And I'm struck again how she's been...
  6. Thread: Where's Paul?

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    Re: Where's Paul?

    Who?? <G>
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    Re: Brockway Skiff Value

    Most home-built boats sell for about the cost of materials. If you're lucky. But not always. Every once in a while I hear of someone getting a better price than that.
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    Re: Wife needs a new laptop

    I'm no kind of tech expert. But I just replaced an aging/dying Acer laptop. I chose a re-conditioned HP 'Probook'. Way more memory than I'll ever need. Local builder does the work, transferred my...
  9. Thread: Wood

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    Re: Wood

    Did you dose yourself beforehand with GratefulDeadApproved air-sickeness medication??

    Way cool!!!
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    Re: Another classy Republican, being... classy

    And... here's another. Sent a pipe bomb to a political opponent. Which blew up at the post office, injuring one postal worker --
    ...
  11. Thread: Oil Finishes

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    Re: Oil Finishes

    I don't have much use for a straight oil finish in a marine setting. Boiled Linseed Oil, Raw Linseed Oil, Tung Oil, etc. But I do find an Oil/Varnish Blend to be quite a useful product. Here's my...
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    Re: A warning for the ignoratii

    It's true that immersing yourself in social media can lead to brain-rot. Esp. these days as content is tailored more and more to help you create your own little bubble.

    I can't speak for the...
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    Re: Really stubby stubby drill bits

    Grainger? McMaster Carr?
  14. Re: What does your town look like at this time of year?

    Don't have a town? Well... don't worry. I've spoken from my buddy from Montana, and he says you can consider yourself an honorary citizens of his: Helena. If you should ever feel the need.
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    Re: Vacuum Bagging - 1st time

    I haven't seen the hand-pump versions in use, so can't comment. Bagging is a bit of overkill for your project, but is a fun process, and it's a good learning project if you think you'll want to do...
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    Re: A warning for the ignoratii

    Duncan - just an attaboy. You are expressing perfectly what I'd say... only better. Kudos!

    Wait... don't be scared by that fact. It's not THAT bad. <G>
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    Re: Larry Flynt steps up against Trump

    “Some are born weird, some achieve it, others have weirdness thrust upon them.”

    ― Dick Francis, To the Hilt
  18. Re: What does your town look like at this time of year?

    Well... Tulsy don't hang here anymore. SOMEONE'S gotta pick up the slack!! <G>
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    Re: Router / laminate trimmer

    As a brand - Makita is solid. I've been impressed with every Makita tool I've owned. Their days of being innovators, and leading the pack in technology, seem long past. But they built a very nice...
  20. Re: What does your town look like at this time of year?

    I did. Dunno about Kevin.
  21. Re: What does your town look like at this time of year?

    Columbia River Gorge --

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22448606_1455551957876567_111335994283638613_n.jpg?oh=1a374072cb0f152fe24f24b20bdc50b0&oe=5A6939AC
  22. Re: What does your town look like at this time of year?

    Cannon Beach, Oregon --

    http://thatoregonlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cannon_beach_milky_way-696x464.jpg
  23. What does your town look like at this time of year?

    Portland, Oregon --

    https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22491593_811871225656962_4273526902370863468_n.jpg?oh=1672a96104d8c16c3418c1a817fa6cb4&oe=5A3CCC8B
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    Re: Where did YOU start out in life's footrace?

    ............continued --

    Besides, for me, part of my healing comes from forgiveness, whether I am forgiving the one who harmed me or forgiving myself for having harmed another. This is a spiritual...
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    Re: Where did YOU start out in life's footrace?

    A related essay from my favorite minister --

    Once, when I worked as a chaplain on a residential treatment unit, I had the opportunity to sit with a young man who had white skin. He'd been given a...
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    Re: Wildfires DO get weird sometimes

    One of the California fires.
  27. Thread: Gerrymandering

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    Re: Gerrymandering

    The Michigan version --

    http://www.freep.com/pages/interactives/mike-thompson-gerrymandering/
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    Re: The end of the Iran nuclear deal?

    A good update --

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/gop-demanded-iran-deal-changing-wont-easy-063641290--politics.html
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    Wildfires DO get weird sometimes

    https://s.yimg.com/lo/api/res/1.2/rNFmpwwPqF3wh8phYf81vA--/YXBwaWQ9eW15O3E9NzU7dz02NDA7c209MQ--/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/aol_com_127/5afda3678e21afa189698120c0304a39
  30. Re: The hypocrisy of the right knows no bounds.

    This time: deficits and disaster aid --

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/66a2fba4-cae8-33cf-ab3d-3899393cc086/tax-cutting-house-republicans.html
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    Re: The end of the Iran nuclear deal?

    D.Tramp shows off his 'con artist' skills again --

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/ap-fact-check-trump-offers-questionable-reading-iran-064245018--politics.html
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    Re: Russian Military Parade

    It's too late to recover the horses that have been rustled... but it's not too late to recognize that there are stoats lurking in the underbrush - waiting for our attention to wander - and take...
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    Re: A warning for the ignoratii

    C'mon guys. You know who you are. Tell me you got, and will henceforth heed, the message.

    <boy this first cup of coffee is doing marvelous things to my outlook, and level of optimism>
  34. Re: Boat garage shop coming along, house to follow shortly.

    Makes perfect sense. Sure. Good plan. Don't tempt fate. Exercise self-discipline.

    (you do know that's all just crazytalk... right? <G>)
  35. Thread: Wellsford AWOL

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    Re: Wellsford AWOL

    Sorry, I have only vague memories of boats a'building. No particulars.
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    Where did YOU start out in life's footrace?

    https://www.facebook.com/WokeFolks/videos/1014990085308007/
  37. Thread: Wellsford AWOL

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    Re: Wellsford AWOL

    David Perillo built the first. John Welsford can tell you more. Contact him: http://www.jwboatdesigns.co.nz/plans/awol/index.htm
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    Re: I thought I was a dead man...

    Not sure? Would you prefer: "Clumsy desk you lovely fool"??? <G>
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    A warning for the ignoratii

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    Russian Military Parade

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  41. Re: How do sexual predators get away with it for so long?

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    Re: The end of the Iran nuclear deal?

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    Re: Trump approval rating below 40%

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    Re: Gun Control discussion

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    Today's EPA -- illustrated

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    Re: I failed my MRI.

    I'm sure you'll get it sorted, get the test, and discover that cosmetic surgery is NOT required after all. <G>
  48. Re: Boat garage shop coming along, house to follow shortly.

    That's great. But did it get wet in the storm... and shrink down to half-size? My advice to people is always to build twice the shop you think you can get by with... then double it <G>

    But...
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    Re: The Ugliest Landscape

    Ugliest place I've been personally: Houston, Texas.
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    Re: Newbie seeking shellac advice

    Really good advice. Use gloss for your build coats and satin for the final.
    Sand, seal and varnish handrails and grab rails. Look at the pics of Jay Greers boat for inspiration; look at the pics of...
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