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    Re: Contingencies For When Trump Is Arrested

    Those darn "stiff the guy on his bill" birds, coming home to roost ! :ycool:
  2. Thread: Ciao

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    Re: Ciao

    Joe, you brought a drone on your vacation (?)

    Rick
  3. Thread: Star stuff

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    Re: Star stuff

    'Galaxy Quest' is one of my favorite movies - I try to catch it whenever I see it on the various media channels





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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Something along the lines of "Ever Vigilant" . . or "We work while America sleeps (safely) "






    Rick
  5. Thread: Daughter

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    Re: Daughter

    Totally agree with Durnik about the dedication of the health care folks - they have been fantastic
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    Re: Daughter

    I am 'late to this thread' , Rob - I just now saw it - I can best just echo what John said. . . ( My wife has been too familiar with doctors and hospitals of late) You and your family...
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    Re: Septic system versus holding tank

    This - My former co-worker owed a cottage on a lake in Wisconsin, with a 1500 gallon tank - pumped out occasionally, as needed. He solid it to a guy with 2 teen-aged daughters ( who liked loooong...
  8. Re: For all who are cheering the Mar-a-Lago raid

    Business can be, and often is, 'tighter' on security / protection of intellectual property - loss of a 'competitive edge' could spell the end of a company, if another entity gets the product to...
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    I would have been bouncing around on a destroyer in the South China Sea at that time - so, safe to say, I did not make it to Woodstock |:(
  10. Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    " Oops, I made out the check for more than your price, could you deposit it, and send back a cashier's check for the extra amount ? " It was a polished approach, but my daughter works in a bank - ...
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    Re: Nice survivor…

    ^ Try not to get 'sticker shock' if you see the MSRP of the new Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer !
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    ^ Similar to above, we had moved to Sugarland, TX, near Houston, in 1982 and discovered a restaurant "W T Holt's " off Highway 6 near the I-10 Freeway , they would bring a massive plate of various ...
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    Re: Small used trailer Connecticut

    " no paperwork / lights don't work / bunk broken " - still could be a great deal at that price . . .
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    Right now, I have a 'wacky' work schedule - I am 'part time' at a big-box store, so one day it can be 8 AM to noon, or 4 PM to 11 PM, so I take drinks and snacks to work, and eat dinner at...
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    Re: Requiring honesty from elected officials

    Clarence Thomas will probably claim that there was no mention of a polygraph in the Founding Fathers' writings, so it can't be used.. ( Realistically , since Ben Franklin was the only one who knew...
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    Re: Cowards, Crooks, and Crazies

    Thanks for posting that link, David Y>
  17. Thread: Ciao

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    Re: Ciao

    ^ True, that - - My lady and I once spent an entire week just sightseeing on Capri ! !





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    Re: wait!what?! chip-skiff is back!!!

    Yeah, he casually posted about container gardening - was nice to see chip-skiff posting stuff Y>
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    Re: Computers did not eliminate paper

    I used to be amused / amazed by programmers printing out their program details on an 8 inch thick stack of greenbar paper ( remember that stuff ? ), flipping through the pages, circling a line of...
  20. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Nah, it's just that the 'taxpayers' are no longer buying his meals :p
  21. Re: A Georgia judge is not buying Rudy Giuliani's excuses.

    Can you picture Rudy taking the scenic route to Georgia in a gray bus with mesh window screens (?) Y:o
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    Re: Trump Takes The Fifth.

    ^ I see no issues with that , Skip ! ! ! :ycool:
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    LW, my lady used to keep miniature horses, we once went to a breeder's ranch to purchase a couple - the pasture looked similar to that, until he whistled and 50 miniature horses galloped up to him...
  24. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Ron, was it just 'time' which caused the failure (?)





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  25. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation )



    Rick
  26. Thread: Cargo pants

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    Re: Cargo pants

    Tom, check out 'Duluthtrading.com' - rugged stuff, well made, not cheap - but not $ 100 , as far as I know (no affiliation )



    Rick
  27. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Kudos to Wayne - I used to have to do similar under raised computer room floors (no lights) - He is indeed a valued asset, and Snoose (and you) are fortunate to have found him ! !


    Rick
  28. Thread: Got Glasses

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    Re: Got Glasses

    Joe, be very careful stepping off curbs !! ( do NOT ask how I discovered this . . . . . )




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    Re: I like bicycles.

    Ah, that time of year in the Midwest ! ! ! :rolleyes:
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    My former employer used to rent cars from a major rental car company, for our use while at our educational training center. One time, we were provided a Chevy Citation. The braking was as above - ...
  31. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Chris, if you look at the photo referenced in #1501 - just to the right of the 'pipe and cable' appears to be a paint sag, or bit of filler. Also, at the '5 o'clock ' position from the new dent...
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    Re: Cedar shingles

    Tom, I bought a home in Houston, TX back in 1982, it had a tall cedar shingled roof, and some years later, I had occasion to fix the corner shingles - when I went back to visit in the early 2000's ,...
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    Rob, post #1267 rocks ! ! ! Thanks for posting it !




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    Re: A truly “International” Scout

    Graft on the top from an early RAV4, with the large side windows, and an integral set of roof rack / crossbars, and please, please ditch that C-pillar for a thinner one which affords better rear and...
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    Re: Looking For Parts/ Source

    Treeguyus, Those fittings look 'similar' to 't track bolts' available from Rockler (no affiliation) or Amazon (no affiliation) - do they need to be a particular metal ?



    Rick
  36. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    (Post # 1493 ) I've heard of 'eggshell paint', but not eggshell cabin sides . . . possibly a previously undetected void in the material, was there (to your knowledge ) any repair done to that...
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    Re: Rafting downtown!

    Skip, I rafted the Rio Grande out of Taos, NM back in 1986 - I can't imagine how the river is running now with low water levels.




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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    Only if you mail-ordered them from the 'J C Whitney ' catalog and glued them on . . . . :rolleyes:
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    Re: c'est la guerre

    He really 'ticked off' the dog , Wanna bet the guy's name is 'Hold my beer, watch this ! ' ? :ycool:
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    Re: After the rain.

    ^ Back in the 1980's, the rains rolled into Houston every afternoon at 4:30 - similar to stated above. .
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    Re: Massage chairs

    Tom, it might help with recommendations if you detail what aspects of massage and heat you are looking for - back / legs / neck (?) You should not have to pay anywhere near 12 K , I would think
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    Re: Roe: you GO Kansas!!!

    ^ 'He's not there to talk about guns - but needs a long gun AND a sidearm, if I see correctly - just to go into a meeting and talk about this stuff ! !
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Emily, (just a question of curiosity) - which of the installers was , perhaps, older - the first or the second / final installer ?




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    Re: Letters from Wrocław

    I hereby recommend that " Wi-Tom" be hereafter known (unofficially, of course ) as " Tom, in Poland" ! ! ! (Good to see you 'settling in', Tom ! ! ! Y>
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    Re: Why have a Checklist ?

    L.W. , I work (part-time) at a 'big-box' store - I retired back in 2012 after 32 years with the same employer, then built houses for Habitat for six years. Then I grabbed this job, and found I...
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    Re: Choey Lee 'Second Wind'

    Very, very impressive yacht ! ! :rolleyes:
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    Emily, I am not familiar with that geographic area , is it possible that a local ' handyman' could complete the interior cabling ? ?







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    Re: Moving to Poland

    Good to hear from you, Tom - Enjoy the new adventure ! !




    Rick
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    Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    MC, I am still not familiar with SC DMV requirements, but, like lumber overhanging a truck tailgate, it would be best to have a flag or lightboard at the transom of the boat. Lots of examples of...
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    Re: Rebuilding and Repowering a 1966 ClipperCraft

    ^ Great progress ! ! ! ! Y>
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