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    Re: Notre Dame on fire

    The labyrints and their religious/superstitious connections go back to a time before christianity. Back to the bronze age in the Mediterranean region.
    Over the centuries they have had several...
  2. Re: A naval architect's concerns about online forums

    I rekon that I an most other practical minded boat users and repairers who have a long experience of a certain type of boat and a basic understanding of engineering could tweak the hull shape of that...
  3. Re: When answering a Court Attendance Notice....

    Hats off to this man!

    I have also grown up being bullied in a way that they say should lead a man down a crooked path into either criminality or drug abuse or a mental ward.

    Though we are all...
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    Re: Food you can't get here

    Rye bread baked on blood is getting harder and harder to find even in it's heartlands.
    Though I seriously doubt it would be possible to sustain any kind of civilisation in a cold climate without...
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    Re: Fiddling females

    We have plenty of very good folk fiddlers of the female gender in the Nordic countries.
    Traditionally almost all fiddlers were man but now it is the other way around. Theese days we make better use...
  6. Re: Please educate me on stuffing boxes and propeller shaft bearings!

    I found a 25 mm stuffing box in a boat wreck in the next village....... I just need to wait a couple of days for the ice inside the old boatwreck to melt enough so I can remove the stuffing box and...
  7. Re: Thames Valley Police invite you to caption this photograph

    Look how easy it was!
    Jack scratched the pink swine and I put a rope around it's neck and off we go to the butcher.

    Now do the same with your orange swine!
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    Re: Society changes

    I cannot classify those murals as offensive by any stretch of imagination.
    They depict the less glorious sides of historic reality that aren't enough talked about theese days.

    In my oppinion each...
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    Re: local varieties of seafood

    I need to define what I mean with local. Within 30 nautical miles up or down the coast and within sight of land and within easy walking distance from the shore and within easy rowing distance...
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    Re: 9 Scottish grannies on speed dial.

    Good knitware is an art....no it's even better than an art..... because it's warm and comfortable.

    I have knitted a pair of socks for myself byt never any sweaters. Though I salvaged a nice...
  11. Thread: Wedding rings

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    Poll: Re: Wedding rings

    When my girlfriend and I talked abot people cheating:

    Me:You have always teased me for my unability to remember more than one thing at once. We both know that I am mentally unable to think of more...
  12. Thread: Wedding rings

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    Poll: Re: Wedding rings

    Unmarried. No ring.

    I told my girlfriend that if we marry (hopefully one day when times are better financially) we'd better spend the money on something she wants for herself than on a ring that...
  13. Re: Please educate me on stuffing boxes and propeller shaft bearings!

    A modern 25 mm stainless shaft as I am aiming for is very close to 25 mm. Under one inch.

    If your stuffing box is either suitable or just undersize so that I can ream it to size then I would be...
  14. Re: Please educate me on stuffing boxes and propeller shaft bearings!

    Thank you all...... and especially Mmd who answered most of my questions and Skaraborgcraft who linked to the Norris site where I found the Bukh workshop manual I have been looking for

    In this...
  15. Re: Please educate me on stuffing boxes and propeller shaft bearings!

    This is what the outer end looks like with cutless bearing. On the inner end there is just the end of the stainless pipe protruding from the fiberglass.
    I will take a picture of the stuffing box I...
  16. Please educate me on stuffing boxes and propeller shaft bearings!

    This propeller shaft actually goes into a fiberglass boat....... but the boats was actually built as a one off using a hopelessly rotten classic wooden boat for a mould..... one can say that it has...
  17. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Maybe that's because you Brits have a facination with boats ingrained deep in your culture while American have a similar facination with money....... I know that I am not qualified as either...
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    Re: Sit On Top Kayak Recommendation

    If you want to encorage him to get onto the water I would suggest a proper kayak. Faster and more seaworthy....... and much likely a lot more fun!

    A relative has an inflatable kayak and when we...
  19. Thread: NPR names.

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    Re: NPR names.

    The name Kai Ryssdal is just about as white Northwest European as anything possbly can be. Just not anglosaxon. The family name is distictly Norweigan or Swedish and Kai or Kaj is found sparsely all...
  20. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Having started out with no money the "no money" mindset will linger on for years.
    That is built into the workings of a sound and sane human brain.
    Leo doesn't seem very insane does he.....

    Last...
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    Re: Snapchat Botox

    My girlfriend is a bit of a unconventional beauty. Very beautiful though not by the very particular and detailed standards promoted by models and media.

    Having heard all that she has gone through...
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    Re: Kate LK 126. A Zulu Herring Drifter...

    That Stockholm tar and linseed oil soup is surely more appropriate for the deck of a former working boat than the paint that was there before. It will not close in the moisture that inevitably gets...
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    Re: Engine noise abatement

    A lot of the unbearable noice in the cab of my tractor was found to come from the metal roof acting as a loudspeaker membrane with the vibrations that found their way up there via the cab frame. It...
  24. Re: World music...for the want of a better title

    There is a lot to be found in world music........

    The kvaš from the Faroe island have roots goind back many centuries. The text usually tells a story. I find them very interresting and also great...
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    Re: from a recreation standpoint

    The American goverment has already gone seriously astray from what once intended to be democracy.
    To my knowledge the amount of automatic and semi-automatic weapons in the hands of American...
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    Re: Asbestos in America

    I rekon every politician who wants to legalize asbestos should first work 40 years with the stuff 8 hours a day 5 days a week....... without any protection.

    If they haven't gone through the proper...
  27. Thread: "Planeritis"

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    Re: "Planeritis"

    Yep
    Tersa is a phenomenal system if you can afford it.

    However in my oppinion we should try to phase out square heads and clamshell heads before we start complaning about a few minutes of setup...
  28. Re: what would you do if a person on social media sent you a threat?

    Some people have made it a lifestyle to threat with suicide just as a way of pushing other people around. Pushing people around is the primary goal.......... and sometimes they do half hearted...
  29. Thread: "Planeritis"

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    Re: "Planeritis"

    I have a traditional gibbed two knife head in my 24" combination planer/thicknesser (jointer planer in American vocabulary).
    Honestly I have only found it tricky to adjust the knives twice. The two...
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    Re: Inboard vs. outboard

    Around here it is quite common in upen boats to have the motor box as a sort of partial partition between the cockpit space from which you steer and navigate the boat and the work space or hold...
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    Re: Inboard vs. outboard

    Small outboards have some clear adwantages. A self contained unit that you can lift off the boat and carry onto the attic for winter storage all on your own. No propeller drag when rowing. Cheap and...
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    Re: "Iceland's oldest boat..."

    I found some facts about her.

    Nothing is known about her age. The best guess is early 1800s. All timber in her has been shifted at least once so sceintific dating is out of qestion. She first...
  33. Re: You may call me a sinner. I just had to adopt to reality.

    I asked the previous owner.

    The original was built by Karl "Kalle" Backman in Panike which is a tiny hamlet some 30 kilometres northwest of Vasa on the western coast of Finland. Probably at some...
  34. Re: You may call me a sinner. I just had to adopt to reality.

    Thanks
    I will stay on the forum then.
    You are absolutely right. The alternative to a fiberglass boat is in my life situation no boat at all..... and this is as close to a wooden boat as I ever can...
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    Re: Garboard to keel joint connection

    What I worry about is not the weight of the boat being supported.
    What worries me is that as you move your supports back and forth for access the hull changes shape little by little. The only time I...
  36. You may call me a sinner. I just had to adopt to reality.

    I sold my wooden boat today.
    After storing it for 18 years in a temporary shed awaiting an opportunity to finish the rebuild I decided it was time to give up.
    I lost 15 years of my life to...
  37. Re: Another "Art Attack', this time realism in marine art

    Father and son Willem van der Velde made some wonderful paintings:
    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Marine_paintings_by_Willem_van_de_Velde_(II)

    Carl Hendel Friberg (who signed his...
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    Poll: Re: Women and Selective Service

    When Sweden went from a conscript army to a standing army they quickly found out that the quality of the recruits plummeted.
    Voulunteers were usually either anti-democratic facists, or gun-crazy...
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    Poll: Re: Women and Selective Service

    I agree.


    A bayonet is a weapon with a worker at both ends
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    Re: Kate LK 126. A Zulu Herring Drifter...

    Well done!

    I like her lines. What a lovely hull shape.
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    Re: North Korea has a major food shortage

    Starvation is an efficient means of holding down the people.

    An old well known fact.
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    Poll: Re: Women and Selective Service

    Here in Finland we know that conscripted troups led by reserve officers defending their homeland can hold back the enemy long after any professional troups would have given up the fight or been...
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    Re: Disappointment

    Such good peope should not be allowed out that door until they are well past 95.
    The world is indeed unfair.
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    Re: Garboard to keel joint connection

    From my own misstakes I learned that it is very easy to build twist and deformations into a boat if it isn't set up plumb and well supported when doing that sort of work.
    I think you should support...
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    Re: Visiting Moose

    Maybe your Amercan moose are more temperamental than our European moose.......

    Anyway there is a chap in Bjurholm in Sweden who keep tame moose. They need a lot of human contact in early life to...
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    Re: Visiting Moose

    That's a quite big one. Very fine pictures.

    Around here we have plenty of European moose and I spend lot of time in the woods and meet them now and then.
    Only once heard of a person being...
  47. Re: What's the difference between Atheists and Evangelicals?

    I am a strict atheist. One of my best friends is a practising lutheran. Another friend is a catholic.
    We all three share most of our ethics and our values and what we rekon as right or wrong.
    ...
  48. Re: Documentation and Lifting Lines off an existing boat?

    There is a good book on the subject. It was freely downloadable off the net when I printed my copy some 6 or 7 years ago.

    Boats
    A manual for their documentation

    Published by
    Museum small...
  49. Re: A few words of advice for the ladies out there...

    My girlfriend has certainly done a large part in changing me in the two years we have been together.
    I certainly have become a better man and still getting better day by day.
    Learning to listen....
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    Re: wonder how she does upwind

    Here's the history behind her:
    http://www.windwagonproject.se/
    The builders and crew are apparently Swedes except for one English name.

    A film about her:...
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