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  1. trailers to tow behind an atv on rough terrain

    I might want a single axle trailer for rough terrain. Id have to give it more thought, but, off the cuff, I think a dual axle may cause problems on humps and bumps because it will still be climbing(...
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    Re: Think the war on drugs is working?

    I agree with this sentiment, OZ. I was just discussing this the other day with a colleague and made the statement: " High tech equals low employment."

    We were discussing how in our business (...
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    Re: Think the war on drugs is working?

    The pusher don't care if you live or die...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XqyGoE2Q4Y

    You know I smoked a lot of grass. Oh Lord! I popped a lot of pills.
    But I've never touched nothin'...
  4. Thread: 12v outlets

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    Re: 12v outlets

    The cig lighter plug is common as a type. Many phone/device chargers,etc already have the male end that fits them.

    That said, you can use a two-prong plug and receptacle, such as this one: 21455...
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    Re: Interesting wire connector

    I'm not a fan of soldered connects in marine application. Too brittle ( IMO). I prefer crimped and shrink-sealed connections.

    kevin
  6. Thread: Clinker

    by Breakaway
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    Re: Clinker

    Clench nailed ; or, riveted.

    Clench might be pronounced as, "clinch," and that's not far from, "clink."

    In any case, the answer to your question seems to be onomatopoeia.

    Kevin
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    Re: Think the war on drugs is working?

    Profit. Its cheaper to spray oreganom or any shredded leafy plant, with K2 and sell it versus buying/ growing actual pot.

    Kevin
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    Re: Hendrickson's Law

    Meetings: where minutes are taken and hours are lost!

    Well, not really. A team needs meetings to stay on task and keep everybody on the same page. IOW--its good for the right and left hands to...
  9. Thread: last post

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    Re: last post

    Take care, sir. Thanks for sharing with us.

    Kevin
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    Re: first for home

    Those Hoyne's really look like the ocean.

    Kevin
  11. Thread: Aretha.

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    Re: Aretha.

    Thanks, 'retha!

    Kevin
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    Re: What city employees make in your town

    If we throw in median housing...in my town that's 1.5 million, so cops are at about 10:1 ratio and that research analyst is at 20:1 .

    Part of this is skewed by the fact that some very wealthy...
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    Re: navigation mnemonic

    When in danger,
    Or in doubt,
    Turn in circles,
    Scream and shout!

    Kevin
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    Re: What city employees make in your town

    Cops make about the same as you show... though often take home more due to overtime.

    Hwy Dept Super is about $160K/ yr

    Friend is a parks dept worker ( non supervsory) $70K / year

    Ocean...
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    My experience with anodized aluminum is you cant...

    My experience with anodized aluminum is you cant make it shiny again....unless you paint it.

    Kevin


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    Re: More Riots in Sweden

    Gothen burg is a beautiful place. I spent time there two years ago. Even spent a day cruising their Archipelago.
    Sorry to hear this.

    Kevin
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    Re: Would you use an open air urinal?

    Sure, I would. And like others, here, I pee outside without reservation.

    I will say that I would not pee on a public street and I cannot understand the basis of the existence for these being that,...
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    Is that the, Maggie B? Kevin Sent from my...

    Is that the, Maggie B?

    Kevin


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    Re: Seen on VT CL

    That dory deal is sweet. The oars and trailer are easily worth more than the total ask.

    Glens Falls is 5 hours one way. Hmmmmmm......


    Kevin
  20. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    I am not feigning ignorance.

    All of those Trump quotes in that cartoon, are:

    a) out of context

    and

    b) in response to first overt actions by other people ( tomato throwers, people taking...
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    Possibly a prelude to one. :) Sent from my...

    Possibly a prelude to one. :)


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    Re: Wooden Bass Boat, who made it?

    Ha! Great pics and a great boat!
    Thanks so much for sharing.

    Kevin
  23. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Tom Lathrop http://forum.woodenboat.com/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    A metaphor perhaps, but one with a lit fuse. How...
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    Re: Hometown waterfront

    Living on a penninsula that is part of an island, it's hard to pin down one, " waterfront," as the town "fronts" on five bays, a river and the Atlantic Ocean. Here's Shinnecock Inlet.
    ...
  25. 1926 75-Foot HouseYacht/ Maryland Craigslist

    Pretty cool boat... has some provenance; Jay Benford owned and lived aboard her.

    lotsa pics at the link

    No connection,etc.

    https://annapolis.craigslist.org/boa/6664922647.html
    ...
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    Re: Build of Wizbang

    Great!

    Kevin
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    Re: The face of American Railroading

    My Lionel Trains as a kid ( Mid 60's vintage) were that engine, though in a slate blue.

    Cool thread.

    Kevin
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    Re: Boat Plan Licensing Conundrum

    If he builds it bigger, he can incorporate an enclosed head, thereby killing two birds with one stone.:d

    Kevin
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    Re: Wooden Bass Boat, who made it?

    Thanks for closing the loop, Matt.

    And, welcome to the WBF.

    Kevin
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    Re: Trying out my new camera

    Beautiful!

    Kevin
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    Re: Half of one engine running hotel

    Is it a Mercruiser? The exhaust flapper installed in the downtube/ Y tube on that side may be installed backwards, retaining exhaust gas.

    Kevin
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    Re: Happy birthday to James McMullen...

    HB!

    Kevin
  33. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    Not if someone with an opinion differing from mine was approaching the door, no.

    Kevin
  34. Re: Horizon aircraft N449QX stolen from SeaTac airport.

    Looks like it crashed on an island. ( a citizen/civilian/ witness Tweet: https://twitter.com/iRVvyBaun/status/1028132460154970112 )


    Kevin
  35. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    The above is a c and p from a follow-on interview in which Maloney is asked to explain the words he used in his ad. In the ad, he asserts that Trump/ Republican social positions require the use of a...
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    Re: Selected power boats in Maine

    Great looking boat, Mike! Looks real versatile, too.

    Kevin
  37. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    You would be wrong. ( And, name calling is impolite and does not serve to move a conversation forward.)

    Congressman Maloney explains his, " baseball bat," ad:

    I asked Maloney to explain the ad...
  38. Re: Lifting cabin top construction thoughts/tips

    Cool idea. Some thoughts:

    I would say build it like a hatch, with sides that overlap a coaming and that can be dogged down tight against a gasket.

    For lifting, you could do it without any...
  39. Re: TomF - That's a little too close to home!

    RIP.

    Pleased to hear that you and yours are safe and that the crim is in custody.

    Kevin
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    Re: Happy birthday to Ian McColgin...

    Happy Birthday, Ian. Many more aboard your Meg.

    Kevin
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    Re: Would you pay $80,000,000.00 for this

    If all the other people who like art and with $80 mill thought it was worth it, I just might. When you have THAT much money, it might be nice to be able to put some where its less noticeable, less...
  42. Thread: Jackets

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    Re: Jackets

    I have a leather jacket from when I was 21. It was big then, so still fits.

    I always wanted a leather vest, but never bought one. In fact, I was shopping them recently, then went cold on the idea...
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    Re: Brainless Idiots

    Perhaps with the dentist shopkeeper laywer etc poseur-bikers. But with actual bikers?
    Google, " Hells Angels Greeting"

    Kevin
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    Re: A $20,000 Pedal Boat

    ^ Very cool!

    Are his designs using a " fish tail" propulsion; pushing from astern?

    Kevin
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    Re: Knots - do you agree

    Those will get you through.

    I am also in the rolling hitch camp.( versus tautline)--but I do not camp aboard a small boat under a tent or fly, or use a tarp to hold gear in place aboard, while...
  46. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    My feelings towards event attendees was made known: if you show up at a place I rented just so you can be disruptive, then you will be removed. Want your point of view heard? Go rent your own hall.
    ...
  47. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    Yes, I have a problem with someone suggesting violence is appropriate response to a conflicting viewpoint.

    To charges his words were, perhaps, ill-chosen, I submit that they were not made in the...
  48. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    Yes, but by an appropriate means?

    Kevin
  49. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    In the video he relates a specific scenario in which political opponents--not thieves or perceived violent criminals of some sort-- are outside his door and he stands ready with a bat.



    Kevin
  50. Re: Congressman Running for AG Espouses Violence

    I've never espoused either of those as first response to the threat of violence.

    I hope you two are happy together.

    Kevin

    Edited to add: Even proponents of," reload don't retreat," apply it...
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