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    Re: My new hobby ....

    I'be often wondered how they get the dogs to crap in the bags with them being so small in the first place, but up a tree also is mind boggling.
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    Re: My new hobby ....

    "out at high tide with the motorboat. There is a wheely bin right in my line of sight from my bunk that really offends me and I've made several attempts to move it, but its about 3/4 buried in mud...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    Those are they, good man, thanks.

    Read my story above.

    PS.
    Reading your link the ones they are offering are not what we called "gimp pins" which were quite small 1/2" at most and...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    I




    I was asking sp-clark Nick as he seems to be quite confident that they stock everything.

    In the 50's I asked, at one of our local hardware stores for gimp pins, the store keeper smiled...
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    Do you sell gimp plns?
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    Re: Trivial tool gloat

    duplicate.
  7. Thread: Big Chip?

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    Re: Big Chip?

    Doesn't look as though that painting on the whole is good covering. Nevertheless you have my sympathy, it must be
    traumatic sailing about with that on display|:(
  8. Re: The speed of light, the paradoxes of time, and how many atoms are in the universe

    Is that why am finding it harder to get out of mine every day that passes?
  9. Re: The speed of light, the paradoxes of time, and how many atoms are in the universe

    I've often wondered about that.
  10. Re: Nasa's James Webb telescope reveals millions of galaxies

    ???
  11. Re: Nasa's James Webb telescope reveals millions of galaxies

    The vast amount of money spent on these ludricous programmes is appalling to my mind and would be better put elsewhere.

    Is there anything we can usefully learn and use.to our advantage?

    Nick...
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    Re: For you Ancient History Buffs

    "Jim will you please concentrate on the catboat",that is what they shout.

    For some of us our bloody time is running out. :o
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    Re: For you Ancient History Buffs

    [QUOTE=Peerie Maa;6697431]According to the Wiki, the archaeologists think that they may have been living on an island in the river, and so were probably looking for that shell fish dinner.[/QUOTE

    ...
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    Re: The Voice in the Night

    [QUOTE=Peerie Maa;6697433]Not particularly.[/QUOTE

    How many paragraphs approx.
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    Re: The Voice in the Night

    Is the ending long Nick?
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    Re: Hey Brits, how’s it going?

    Brace yourselves.

    I am lying on the floor in the garage starkers (I have access from the house) having just completed the evening meal and seeing to my invalid wife.

    I'm knack!!!!.:(
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    Chrikey my knowledge IS limited.

    On reflection though I can't recall any of this fancy stuff knocking about, certainly not in my domain.

    White lead and that was it on wooden boats.

    And...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0330448528/ref=nosim?tag=thebookbag-21

    Nick does one apply this with a brush or a spatula?
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    Re: The Two Questions---

    [QUOTE=Peerie Maa;6695621]Chippie, the thread is about a forumite stalking Bobbys with two questions that Bobbys will never answer.
    IOW is an acronym for "in other words".[/QUOTE

    Thanks Nick no...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    [QUOTE=Jim Ledger;6695662]In case you're not familiar with the epoxy that we use, Chippie, here's the high points.

    Epoxy is a two part mixture of a resin and a catalyst, mixed immediately before...
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    Re: The Two Questions---

    Sorry does it mean a Formite has left having that user name (IOW)?
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    Re: The Two Questions---

    Forgive me but I must ask, how on Earth can the Isle Of Wight be wrecking the Bilge?
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    Since Jim didn't mention the preserving of the interior when I first brought it up I've been wondering if he didn't know and was awaiting someone coming up with a solution?

    PS. Thought That epoxy...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    Chrikey I never thought of that did you hawkeye
  25. Re: “Deadwood” - what’s the origin of the word in marine terms?

    Nick.
    deadwood (countable and uncountable, plural deadwoods) · Coarse woody debris.


    · People or things judged to be superfluous to an organization or project.
    · Money not realized by...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    [QUOTE=hawkeye54;6695143]Chippie, rather than fill with preservative ( wouldn't that take a LOT ? ) - how about rigging up a 'rifle bore cleaning brush' rig where you could swab the interior of the...
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    Re: Making a birdsmouth catboat mast

    How do you access inside to paint it.

    Or will it be easier to seal the bottom stand it up against a wall and fill it up with preservative of choice? (See below)

    Drill small hole in side at...
  28. Re: “Deadwood” - what’s the origin of the word in marine terms?

    PS.
    Dressing timber is simply the "removal of deadwood"
  29. Re: “Deadwood” - what’s the origin of the word in marine terms?

    Back in the 50's we had a Senior Foreman Shipwright who regularly advised us " Don't let deadwood stop you" as some were tentativlely trying to fit some timber to the structure.

    So all it means is...
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    Re: Best thing ever

    Working in my garden, 5yrs Old Grandson leans his trike against wall comes to me and says "Grandad I've had an accident"
    turned around and walked away.

    i dropped the rake and dashed after him...
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    Poll: Re: Age of members poll

    ,

    Have you ever considered enrolling in Further Education Classes it may help.

    Good Luck.
  32. Re: Problen with frames lining up. Built in Whitehall tradition

    have we got a picture of these inside frames?
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    Re: Wife fell again

    We pay for a service that can be alerted by either phone, alarm to press on the wall near where my wife usually watches TV, or a portable alarm she wears around her neck £12 a week and a small...
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    Re: What did I miss?

    "Turn off the lights" you're not actually IN the Bilge are you just peeping through some crack?

    There are no lights to "switch off" even the ones we blow out are smuggled in by sympathetic...
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    Re: What did I miss?

    "Turn off the lights" you're not actually IN the Bilge are you just peeping through some crack?

    There are no lights to "switch off" even the ones we blow out are smuggled in by sympathetic...
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    Re: Wife fell again

    Does your door slide?

    If not unless it swings outward (which is rare) the victim could have fallen behind, and be preventing.access to them.

    Just saying.
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/webkit-fake-url://31fd8823-9a87-4710-8eed-ae8fbc265fc2/imagegif

    ??.
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    Re: Wife fell again

    Sorry to read this hope she mends quickly.

    6 yrs ago my wife fell down the stairs so I speak from experience.

    I see grab rails are mentioned but I would suggest if there is any fear of it...
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    So may I ask what prompts you to venture here Fred.

    Are you seeking Companionship?
    Are you seeking a way to improve your level Socially, perhaps even being given access to the Upper Deck?
    Spill...
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    I'm worried about Fred.
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    So despite Fred Z's distain on my opening an old Thread it revived memories, that'll do me.
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    Whoa Fella's.

    i've came on here to try and spread what I think is a little light hearted humour.

    If you've got an axe to grind post a PM please.

    Thank you.
  43. Re: Problen with frames lining up. Built in Whitehall tradition

    Which brings me to ask why are you screwing into the timbers ?
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    I did say I was ruminating.

    "To reflect on over and over again."

    As I think this may be your first visit to this Thread if so it will be new to you?



    Just trying to spread a little...
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    Re: So as not to destroy a nice thread

    I agree.
  46. Re: Problen with frames lining up. Built in Whitehall tradition

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kKCvgiHuzaM
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    Crikey!
    I didn't realise you were that way in inclined Nick.
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    Re: What compels anyone to venture into the Bilge?

    Yes similar to toilet seats in Greece?

    Just ruminating
  49. Re: Problen with frames lining up. Built in Whitehall tradition

    Was your reply by Private Message as I am having problems with those?


    So I take it that you intend fitting the frames, and you are asking us how do you plumb them with the surface being a...
  50. Re: Problen with frames lining up. Built in Whitehall tradition

    Why is there no reply forthcoming??
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