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    Re: Race to Alaska 2015!

    sorry, fell behind on this thread. Pm me.
  2. Thread: The big Five-Oh

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    Re: The big Five-Oh

    As I recall there were attempts to repair the Minnow using a glue that also served as a pancake syrup, but later turned to dust. Ah, my misspent youth, watching cable tv.
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    Re: Do people still carry flares?

    That was my thought - you could fire them at jet skis
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    Re: Looking for font ideas for boat name

    Perhaps not appropriate for your boat, but I used the Disney font. The letters are laser-cut vinyl:
    ...
  5. Re: Pirate ship finally out of the garage and ready for rigging.

    Excellent work. You have quite the skill set, and the best motivation. Enjoy the time with your family.
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    Re: Not Last Boat . . . Yet

    Pretty stuff.
  7. Thread: SmallBoatsMonthly

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    Re: SmallBoatsMonthly

    This sounds like it will occupy a lot of the same space as Small Craft Advisor.
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    Re: Race to Alaska 2015!

    I wonder if the participants are going to seek financial support, like the Iditarod participants do. We visited a sled dog camp several years ago and the racers were all looking for sponsors to...
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    Re: Race to Alaska 2015!

    That is very interesting. How long will that trip take?
  10. Re: Tall white oak tree on our land coming down, is it worth anything?

    If it is not rotten in the center, quartersaw it for furniture.
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    Re: Price for an 1929 Aldem Triangle?

    Is your Dad acquiring it by exercising a storer's lien?
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    Re: 1923 Lawley Motor Sailer Cincinnati CL

    Looks sort of rough.
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    Re: gluing pvc to aluminum

    3m 5200?
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    Re: Smith Island Crabbing Scrape

    Cool! Congrats.
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    Re: power plane/scrub plane

    Same here. The scrub plane can really hog off the material quickly and it is quite quiet.
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    Re: Finished another Ogeechee River boat

    Very nice. What is it made of? What's the finish?
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    Re: 16" jointer Bay Area

    That's what it looks like. I assume that it is 3 Phase power?
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    What's your address? It's for the subpoena.
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    Re: Olympia to Port Townsend by Sail & Oar™

    Very nice, thanks for sharing. I am jealous of all that water.
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    Re: Resourcinol glue ---- shelf life

    Yep, it's the latex caulk of the boating industry. Can hide a lot of sins while still doing the job.
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    Re: Spokeshave tune up

    Been a while since Bob has posted - you may have to hunt him down elsewhere if you don't get a reply soon.
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    Re: Harbor Freight Trailer Update

    I have heard that people have had a hard time getting the HF trailers registered with the DMV. Not sure why, but that's what steered me away.

    All that rust - just further support for building...
  23. Re: Dramatic Rescue of Solo Skipper adrift in a classic wooden boat

    Are you sure that isn't James?
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    Re: The Generosity and Interest of Others

    I'm in. Perhaps WB will match what the forum raises. If so, maybe some of us can stand in for more members.
  25. Re: Bronze wood svrew prices, ......Sorry, one more time

    This place sells them by the piece:

    http://www.boltdepot.com/Default.aspx
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    Re: Stone Horse Sloop--should I buy one?

    you are right - I was able to see it when I stretched out the third picture on my Ipad. Quite a chunk missing.
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    Re: Stone Horse Sloop--should I buy one?

    Here's one that will need some work, but the price is tempting:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Edey-and-Duff-Stonehorse-/191203835726?forcerrptr=true&hash=item2c84a2ff4e&item=191203835726&pt=Sailboats
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    Re: Unloading a non-wooden boat

    I think she will try that first.
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    Unloading a non-wooden boat

    My firm's administrator is having to go through a liquidation of her mother's assets in order to pay for continuing post-stroke care. Among the assets is a Victoria 18, a fiberglass sloop, with...
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    Re: The Far Side Of The World

    Same here. The east coast of the US is a fairly condensed area, I guess, compared to the rest of the world.
  31. Thread: 2 Coquinas

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    Re: 2 Coquinas

    +1. Wish they were rabbits.
  32. Re: Inseperable 398 a new micro cruiser from Eric Henseval

    experience has proven you prescient.
  33. Re: Friend of mine making a wooden plane. Nice job,

    I was expecting to see something that looked like a Piper Cub and a lot aircraft Spruce. This one doesn't look like it will fly.
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    I think these words were chosen carefully, and that a first-party insurance claim is in the works.
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    Re: Svaap and Minde lost in fire May 30th 2014

    I echo the sentiments of those who have posted before - I am so sorry for your immeasurable loss.
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    Most states have recognized what is known as "spoliation [not spoilation] of evidence", which is the concept that if evidence is changed it can harm a party's ability to prosecute or defend a claim. ...
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    Most accidents occur due to a cascading series of failures. Rarely do you find a single cause that would result in the catastrophe; it generally has to be a number of errors occurring at the same...
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    Re: A Great Loop cruise

    Thanks for the post - a circumnavigation or a trans-Atlantic crossing is not in my future, but the Great Loop may be. I will follow them with interest.
  39. Thread: LVL Wood

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    Re: LVL Wood

    I searched Google. The post I linked to was the second search result.
  40. Thread: LVL Wood

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    Re: LVL Wood

    Here's an older post
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    Re: New Yacht Sinks in Anacortes

    I would be surprised if there are many agencies involved. If it leaked the DNR or EPA might take a look, but since no one got killed I doubt anyone else would show up. It appears to be a civil...
  42. Re: Aaaahhhhhh - the smell of varnish in the morning.

    I am fortunate that I use varnish for pleasure and am not required to work with it to make a living. I generally use a respirator when I use it because the odors do become overpowering.

    Same...
  43. Re: Aaaahhhhhh - the smell of varnish in the morning.

    Agreed. Love that smell.
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    Re: Small boat rescue off Port Townsend

    I assume that it concludes with you taking up bowling? Does Cafe Press have the Team Rowan bowling shirts? I'm in.
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    Re: Show off your shop/garages. What is yours like??

    Let's see if this works - panoramic photo with the iphone

    http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k581/orbb2/phone%20uploads/24831F20-2899-4C47-9251-DD687339070F_zps2lejbvjv.jpg
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    Re: Show off your shop/garages. What is yours like??

    How did you get that aircraft carrier into your shop?
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    Re: Ruminations for a Friday Afternoon

    Hence the ruminations. I think I am at 51%.
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    Ruminations for a Friday Afternoon

    Agree or disagree, and assume a passable level of quality:

    1). If you can build furniture, you can build a boat.

    2). If you can build a boat, you can build furniture.

    3). Just because...
  49. Anyone use/try the TotalBoat finishes from Jamestown Distributors?

    I saw a thread about their epoxy. I was wondering if anyone had used the paint or varnishes.
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    Re: Liberty Tool is for sale

    This will give some insight

    http://vimeo.com/31575162
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