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    Re: Sometimes the women in my life talk funny.

    When I was a kid, my crayon box only had 8 crayons. I practice by trying to name the color of dresses the local news ladies are wearing.
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    Re: Repurposing oligarchs mega yachts

    Accommodations for refugees....
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    Re: Traveling to Spain (Bilbao)

    https://geographical.co.uk/people/cultures/item/3549-spotlight-basque

    The Basque people are well known for boat building.
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    Re: Colonoscopy & Endoscopy

    Have the doc send your wife a note that says your head wasn't up there.
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    Re: The face of evil

    Putin in a blond wig...
  6. Thread: Covid dogs

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    Re: Covid dogs

    There are two Labradors that are working schools around here.
  7. Re: Charles W Morgan Restoration; A Volunteer's Perspective-1

    Black Knight is a great boat. I got invited aboard in Newport many years ago. We had a beer and I think the Hermes bottle opener was worth more than my boat. It was an eye splice - in silver....
  8. Re: Switching a Caledonia Yawl from one trailer to another in a garage - how?

    If you are still nervous about that - put a few planks across several trusses.
  9. Re: Switching a Caledonia Yawl from one trailer to another in a garage - how?

    Get two cases of beer and 8 neighbors..
    or take it onto some grass - winch it off to the grass and winch it on to the other trailer - if you have rollers that would be great.
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    Re: Tired Dory Skiff in RI

    Nice - I hope you will need a bigger net for the fish...
  11. Re: Call Before You Go, Show might be cancelled Sunday

    Update: Due to impending weather, the WoodenBoat Show will NOT be held on Sunday, August 22. We hope to see you on Friday and Saturday, August 20-21! Thank you for your understanding.
  12. Thread: Wood rasp

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    Re: Wood rasp

    Microplane makes tools for woodworking. https://www.microplane.com/hacksawblade-halfround-rasp
    I find the 12" half round one that fits in a hacksaw frame very useful.

    It is the same company...
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    Re: OK this is important - I need your input.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/25/business/vets-pet-care-pandemic.html?action=click&module=In%20Other%20News&pgtype=Homepage
    might be interesting.
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    Re: Wiring the boat

    Switch and the rest of the circuit, circuit breakers and the circuit that it is protecting.
  15. Re: Bras D'Orr Lakes, our principal destination next August

    Very pretty place... don't know about a guide...
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    Re: Covid-19 vaccine... Have you had them?

    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/02/second-vaccine-side-effects/617892/
    is a good article
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    Re: Covid-19 vaccine... Have you had them?

    I get my first one today.
    If you don't like the side effects, you would hate a ventilator.
  18. Re: The difference between investing and gambling

    Amazon was a no brainer because of the pandemic in early March - has doubled since them. Google did the same - Paypal was even better.
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    Re: New forum category

    New category for politics "The Black Water Tank"
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    Re: just checked into the hospital

    Exactly, do what the physical therapist says - no less and no more.
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    Re: 52' Beebe #135 restoration

    If you got around Manhattan without incident, you are doing well. The tug, ferry, tourboat etc. captains know what they are doing and expect the same from you.
    Buzzards bay can get rough - go thru...
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    Re: 52' Beebe #135 restoration

    You should have at least 2 other people with you- including someone that is experienced.
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    Re: If You See an Entourage of Black SUV's

    "Girlfriend" - and Jr. doesn't have it... Think about that...
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    Re: South Coast blocks

    Nice blocks. Do they have any markings on them aside from the numbers?
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    Re: The people who still support Trump

    As George Carlin said "The average person isn't very bright, and half the people are below average"
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    Re: Catastrophe in the South

    Nursing homes and jails will be horrible here -
  27. Re: Anyone know what kind of birds these are?

    Chickadees - Their call sounds like chick a dee dee dee
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    Re: 24' "viking" longship

    http://www.thewoodenboatschool.com/boatbuilding/stitch-glue.php is a class on building this boat. I don't know if it is full or not.
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    Re: New Hampshire WTF?

    With 100% of precincts reporting, results from the Iowa Democratic Party showed more than 176,000 people participated this year ......
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    Re: 26 Bartender: Deal or No Deal?

    I am not sure why you would want to repower ? - a 4 stroke with 350 hours seems like it would last quite a while
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    Re: A new book from Alex Zimmerman

    I downloaded it - seems interesting.... thanks
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    Re: Faering plan and information

    Very nice
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    Re: Free 38' sailboat in Maryland

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2563773037167416/
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    Re: What did you name your boat... and WHY?

    My buddy named his boat "After You". When his girlfriend or his sister or a lady in the office asked him what he named his boat - He said I named it " After You" and they were very happy.
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    Re: Norwegian pram plans?

    Building the Norwegian Sailing Pram by Simon Watts is available from Wooden Boat for $24. https://www.woodenboat.com/boat-plans-kits/norwegian-sailing-pram Plans and a booklet.
    Or from Simon...
  36. Re: looking for a new very small diesel engine

    Lister had a small diesel - might be a used one around.
  37. Re: Restoring "Undring". A Norwegian 1800s Oselvar seksaering

    We built a faering with iron rivets and used a light (12 oz) cross pein hammer.
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    Re: Electronics preferences

    Electronics age in the same way as a dog- 10 years old is really 70.
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    Re: Methods of payment for WBM.

    I just renewed and got a free gift subscription for a friend.
  40. Thread: I may cry

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    Re: I may cry

    Where in MA?
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    Re: a beguiling bar crossing

    Several of then had their boat fenders out, does this help?
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    Re: Electric vehicles

    Tesla pickup Nov 21
  43. Re: Building Atkin's WillyWinship sailing-skiff

    I hope it wasn't a chain saw accident
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    Re: Largest Viking Ship Replica Launched

    Wow - great project....
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    Re: Interesting sextant.....

    Great find
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    Re: Heard on a jetty in Australia

    When this guy found out that I did trips on the ocean that lasted months, he said "Do you mean you sleep on the boat in the water?"
    I said "Yes, do you sleep on dirt?"
  47. Re: Adirondack Guide boats as open water rowers

    The Adirondack 90 mile race is this weekend - guideboats and lots of other boats - the big lakes can get sporty.
    https://www.adirondackexperience.com/blog/2016/06/prepping-the-90-miler is one of...
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    Re: Wood for bent frames

    Very green wood works best.
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    Re: What type of welder?

    Our local high school offers adult evening courses in welding (among other things). The amount of materials that you use for practice is barely paid for by the cost of the course- a very good...
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    Re: boring holes in gaff / boom jaws

    I would drill 1/2" holes.
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