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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...
  2. 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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    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 !
  7. Thread: B29

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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
  22. Thread: sun blister

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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
  23. Re: '57 42 foot Constellation. Trying to reduce 14' 6" height for road transport

    Area under and behind the lower window…rot
    doorway into the porch…rot
    sorry i just can’t help it
    remember “I see dead people”… well I see rot . It’s a curse
  24. Re: Election Denier Denies She Lost Election.

    Pam Anderson!!!!
    she gots the name recconnishun.
  25. Re: '57 42 foot Constellation. Trying to reduce 14' 6" height for road transport

    Trim poppin off the roof .. rot
    Third photo of the window sill….rot
    Shiny metal bits screwed into the plank ends at the transom? I’ve found rot there on at least 6 of these boats, they sure not...
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    Re: Liberal miserly.

    I’m feeling very owned .
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    Re: Bobstay fitting at the stem?

    Galv. eyebolt. Let the eye into the stem Al so the bolt part cannot bend, and then it won’t look like an eyebolt either.
  28. Re: '57 42 foot Constellation. Trying to reduce 14' 6" height for road transport

    My experience with removin things from these Connie’s is easy cuz they all rot up under the varnish.
  29. Re: You know what grows really well in gardens?

    Gardens, horses, sports,cars,kitchen remodels…
    we woody boaters do not have time for these things
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    Re: Getting rid of amine blush

    Put three coats of epoxy on the garage floor first to protect it from the fire hose required to remove the blush.
  31. Re: Why does 1929 gaff-sloop 16 ft wood boat have six mast positions?

    Could we get a photo of the step?
  32. Re: When your neighbor is a paranoid prepper....

    Colonel Karen from the HOA should tack a piece of pink paper to his sandbag wall.
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    Re: Starting the Fox News timer.

    I dunno she looks fine to me .
  34. Thread: starter?

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    Re: starter?

    Ground … check the ground
    if that duz not work, check the ground
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    Re: January 6th Committee

    Throwing ketchup On the walls
    or was it catsup ?
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    Re: Cable TV companies

    Trumpers are still watching Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud
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    Re: It is the bread that eats a man

    Why all the waffling?
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    Re: Uvalde mom warned not to tell her story

    The cops need tanks not SUV’s!!!this shows why
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    Re: I was well ahead of the game...

    There has been only one Christian and he was caught early and executed.
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    Re: Top of mast painted white?

    Not in the ocean it don’t show up
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    Re: New Deck for old boats post pandemic

    Alask Yellow Cedar
    Good quality ply is simply not available today at an affordable price. The best for the money is "aqua tek or hydro tek". a meranti plywood.
    Teak also, as you say,...
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    Re: New Deck for old boats post pandemic

    yea i have TOO MUCH experience on this type of deck....
    There is another choice...strip planked decks
    no need for plywood, which is not what it used to be, and no need for any 8" wide covering...
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    Re: Top of mast painted white?

    seeing deficiencies under varnish or oil is a self fulfilling prophesy if there ever was one
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    Re: Fourth of July rant

    i hate the fuggin things....worse than rotokayaks.
    it's the confederates blowin em off
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    Re: Varnishing and Holidays

    it's better to miss a spot than to have drips and runs
    gawd folks do go ape chit over theatre
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    Re: Top of mast painted white?

    On a gaffer, the top of the mast is traditionaly painted cuz the bottom gets the chit beat outta it.
    Folks do it on some Bermudian masts cuz they can or they like the look .
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    Re: Best "alternative milk"

    we get a soy beverage from Trader Joes.
    Avoid Carrigeenan.. it is added for "creaminess" to a lotta things, but is an inflammatory for many..
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    Re: Cordless sander recommendations

    eewwww, ya mean i got some ON me ???
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    Re: pr0n - fake plasticky type

    i call dem ting "he" na "she"
  50. Thread: azul

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    Re: azul

    a tenth of a knot . 2 miles a day...over 800 miles .
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