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    I really like these. Very simple. How did you...

    I really like these. Very simple. How did you attach the wood to the bricks, and did you have to put anything on the bottom of the wood to stop them sliding around?
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    Spline Weights

    Does anyone have any spline weights they would be willing to let go for cheap or free to a good and loving home? Let me know. Looking for somewhere around 4 to 6 for a project.

    Thanks!
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    Re: Help Identifying A Sailing Painting!

    This is the Norman Rockwell painting to which I referred in the original post. I believe the painting that I am searching for may be a parody of this work, but in truth I'm not sure.
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    Help Identifying A Sailing Painting!

    Hey All,
    I have been racking my brain trying to track down the image of a painting I know I've seen somewhere. Maybe someone here will recognize my feeble description of it and be able to remind me...
  5. Re: Le Tonkinois for the Tom Blake Surfboard

    For those who have used Le Tonkinois a lot before: is it true what they say about it not flaking and peeling up with age like other varnish will when it starts to get old? Someone once told me that...
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    Re: Smallest boat with an inboard?

    I'm not sure if this is considered bad form on a forum but I wanted to give this old thread a bump and see if there had been any developments in this department in the eight years since the last post...
  7. In Search Of: Photos of a Particular Color Scheme

    I've gone cross-eyed going through layers and layers of google image searches so I thought I'd see what the good denizens the WoodenBoat Forum had to offer up instead.

    I am looking for photos of...
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    Yucatan/Mexico Boat Services

    I’m looking for a yard within perhaps 100 miles or so of Puerto Morelos, Mexico where it might be possible to have professional repair and general maintenance work done on a 45-foot wooden...
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    When you add in the costs of things like the...

    When you add in the costs of things like the harbor tax (for maintenance dredging) and longshoremen unions you can forget about it.

    What’s really wrong with this idea isn’t the sailing...
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    Rich, I look forward to lots of pictures and...

    Rich, I look forward to lots of pictures and stories about your experimentations in re-powering, or at least re-controlling the re-powering.

    Keep us updated!!
  11. Definitely, definitely, definitely come to...

    Definitely, definitely, definitely come to Downeast Maine. As Queen Victoria was told when she asked which vessel was second to the schooner America in the round the isle of wight race, “There...
  12. It’s a shame it looks like you can’t...

    It’s a shame it looks like you can’t use the sailing rig and the cockpit bimini at the same time. That would make a big difference.
  13. I passed along the call for timber to a forester...

    I passed along the call for timber to a forester friend from Maine who cruises timber all over new england. If anyone knows someone who might be looking to get rid of some of the stuff described in...
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    Hey Rich, hope you’re doing well. Got any...

    Hey Rich, hope you’re doing well. Got any news for us on your gorgeous launch?
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    Thanks Colin and Wox, very interesting...

    Thanks Colin and Wox, very interesting observations.
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    Columbus-era Ships

    http://i64.tinypic.com/2cqifm0.jpg

    As fall envelopes us and people are starting to think about things like Columbus Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving I have seen a number of posts on sailing-related...
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    Thanks for the suggestions everyone! I will pass...

    Thanks for the suggestions everyone! I will pass them along!
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    Denver, CO Sailing?

    Hey All,
    A close friend/fellow sailor is moving to Denver, CO soon and she’s inconsolably upset about loosing sailing opportunities. Her time there would be made so much more bearable if she...
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    Rich, any wintertime updates? Any improvement...

    Rich, any wintertime updates? Any improvement projects? Anything to float us, emotionally, through the cold, hard reality of the boating off-season that some normies call "winter"?
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    You've probably already answered this question on here, perhaps even more than once, but I couldn't find it so I apologize for asking again if you've already addressed it. With all the work being...
  21. How difficult is it to get these Dolphin engines...

    How difficult is it to get these Dolphin engines in the US? Are they all used or do they still produce them? Lastly, how expensive are they?
  22. Great project! Can't wait to see some underway...

    Great project! Can't wait to see some underway photos! Maybe some videos too if we're lucky? I'd love to see some close-up shots of the rigging details: how the yards are hung, etc... It looks to me...
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    How are things in Vermont these days? I've been...

    How are things in Vermont these days? I've been dying for a 14th Star update.
  24. SO GLAD to hear she's afloat. CANNOT WAIT to see...

    SO GLAD to hear she's afloat. CANNOT WAIT to see pictures.
  25. Have you tried using "tinypic.com" to upload...

    Have you tried using "tinypic.com" to upload photos? I would just LOVE to see her under sail in all her glory.
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    Cape Cod Mercury Specifications

    I apologize for posting about a "plastic" boat! Does anyone have any design drawings and/or specifications for the centerboard of a Cape Cod Mercury sloop? I'm looking to have some new ones made up...
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    Any thoughts on the throttle set up yet?...

    Any thoughts on the throttle set up yet? Something classy and brass like the gorgeous wheel perhaps? Steering set up looks great, can't wait to see video of her carving up the lake.
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    Great results! I knew she could do 5-knots plus!...

    Great results! I knew she could do 5-knots plus! Any video of this leaping out of the water of which you speak?
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    Ditto

    Ditto
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    Depends on the boat I suppose... I've always...

    Depends on the boat I suppose... I've always thought the odd square-rigger looked rather dashing from the weather bow. Ships of the line especially!
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    I'm curious about this navigating by transistor...

    I'm curious about this navigating by transistor radio. I fancy myself a pretty proficient ocean navigator but a transistor radio I have never had occasion to use. Could you elaborate on that idea?
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    Beautiful as ever Rich, can't wait to see more. I...

    Beautiful as ever Rich, can't wait to see more. I have to admit though, I'm almost as interested in the wall you're going to build as the boat. Stone masonry has always fascinated me. If the...
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    I had a 16x6x3' boat that displaced 1100 lbs that...

    I had a 16x6x3' boat that displaced 1100 lbs that I moved around quite comfortably at 5 knots or more with a 52lb thrust "Great White" trolling motor on one standard car battery. This is a smaller,...
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    14th Star: 18' Palmer Fantail Launch

    I wager, here and now, that your 80lb thrust motor will propel the little lady in excess of 5 knots with just you aboard. Can you get lead for ballast any more (since the EPA shut down the last lead...
  35. I hope you guys get her splashed and sailing this...

    I hope you guys get her splashed and sailing this season. Fair winds and following seas to you!
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    I hope you're having a good time doing whatever...

    I hope you're having a good time doing whatever you're doing instead of boat building because I'm dying over here without any news on this beauty. I can't wait to see her afloat!
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    Just heard someone reference a 13-hp Westerbeke...

    Just heard someone reference a 13-hp Westerbeke the other day. Not sure that I was aware they even made anything that small. Anyone had any experience with tiny Westerbekes? Apparently this one was...
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    Hell yes! Those things are great! Rebuild the...

    Hell yes! Those things are great! Rebuild the hell outta that thing!
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    Just happened across this little 13hp Yanmar on...

    Just happened across this little 13hp Yanmar on craigslist. Not my sale, no affiliation, etc... They want $2500, I wonder what these go for brand new. Hmmm...
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    I'm a little weary of the alibaba platform. It...

    I'm a little weary of the alibaba platform. It seemed to me like they wanted you to buy in bulk or something like that. It did not appear to me to be a platform for the individual buyer but rather...
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    But are there a lot of good used ones around in...

    But are there a lot of good used ones around in the northeastern U.S.?
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    Nice! What do you figure one of them 12hp jobs...

    Nice! What do you figure one of them 12hp jobs goes for? Do they do used stuff too? I was under the impression that Westerbeke didn't make anything that small. Learn something new every day!
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    Small Marine Diesels

    It's hard to find a good baby marine diesel these days. The internet doesn't seem to bear much fruit on the topic. Where in the northeastern U.S. can a man find a decent 1-2 cylinder water-cooled...
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    What a gorgeous lady...

    What a gorgeous lady...
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    What was it Jean Lafitte said? A house is nothing...

    What was it Jean Lafitte said? A house is nothing but a ship in dry dock, and when you finally get one of your own, it's on the wrong street. Or something like that...
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    14th Star: 18' Palmer Fantail Launch

    What's the plan for the seating arrangement? Looking good as always Rich, very impressed with the pace you're keeping!
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    Coming along beautifully as ever, thanks for...

    Coming along beautifully as ever, thanks for keeping us all entertained and educated!
  48. Thanks Bob, we really appreciate you checking in...

    Thanks Bob, we really appreciate you checking in with us. Can't wait to see what you've been up to!
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    Share with us when you buy a GPS antenna, I need...

    Share with us when you buy a GPS antenna, I need to get one for my laptop too.
  50. I wonder if RodB would come back if the ban were...

    I wonder if RodB would come back if the ban were to be lifted. Does anyone know how to get in touch with him?

    I know this build is going on somewhere down in Texas. I was anchored off of Sabine...
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