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  1. Thread: Covid sucks

    by Rich Jones
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    Re: Covid sucks

    The hacking cough went away for a few days but now is back.
    I'm not that uncomfortable, but it's all just a nuisance keeping me from my normal life.
  2. Thread: Scot Bell

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    Re: Scot Bell

    A legend at WoodenBoat and on this Forum.
    Getting banned by anyone else just won't seem the same.

    Enjoy retirement!
  3. Thread: pr0nish

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    Re: pr0nish

    Nice!!
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    Re: Septic system versus holding tank

    I know of lakefront houses around here not being able to put in a septic system because they didn't have enough drainage area to prevent runoff into the lake. The solution is a simple holding tank. ...
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    Re: Herreshoff's Fish Class

    I thought that Cape Cod Shipbuilding owns the rights and has always refused to let anyone else build the Fish or the 12 1/2. That's why Joel White came up with the shoal draft versions.
  6. Thread: Covid sucks

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    Covid sucks

    First tested positive on Aug 4th.
    Flu like symptoms for a few days followed by a few days with no
    symptoms. Tested negative on Day 10.
    Felt great for two days and wake up this morning with my...
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    Being in the construction business, break times and lunch break were done by the clock.
    When in the carpenters union, when the shop steward blew his whistle, you stopped working and took your break....
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    Re: Skookum Maru

    "I call that a good day"
    Any day spent bobbing about in a boat is a good day!
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    Re: 1962 Chris Craft Sea Skiff restoration

    She's looking good!
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    Re: Rangeley Ellis 3

    Building Classic Small Craft by John Gardner. Available on the WoodenBoat website for $48.
    I've got a copy and have read the chapter on Rangeley boats since one of these days I'd like to build one....
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    Re: Woodstock 53 Years Ago Today

    I was only 16 so I missed it although we lived not all that far away.
  12. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Heard on MSNBC:
    One diplomatic passport.
    One official government passport.
    One regular tourist passport.

    The first two are now invalid because he is no longer president.
    The third still...
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    Re: Olson 30 Envy

    A stripped-out racing machine with no auxiliary engine, probably no longer competitive and probably in need of new sails translates to a give-away price.
    Hope the guy enjoys it.
  14. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Who was the poor FBI agent tasked with going through Trump's underwear drawer?
    Poor bugger.
    I wonder if they went through every pocket of every suit they found.
  15. Thread: Water Park

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    Re: Water Park

    After coming down one of those slides, I was standing at the bottom when a woman came barreling down, hit the pool and went under. She stood up unstable but laughing so hard she never noticed that...
  16. Thread: Scot Bell

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    Re: Scot Bell

    He's retiring?
  17. Thread: Water Park

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    Re: Water Park

    Just a couple of big kids having fun!
    I had a friend who was co-owner of a water park.
    Free admission anytime I wanted.
    The only problem was that we lived 200 miles away.
    On day, he flew us up...
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    Re: Finally, it looks like a boat

    It has always been a great feeling when one of my builds goes from a pile of wood to something that can be called a boat.

    Your stern is somewhat non-kosher but that underwater aft section just...
  19. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Your fiction is very close to fact. Our nation's top secrets in an unsecured room. Unbelievable.
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    Re: A Neighborhood Regular

    We had one hanging out on our lawn a few years ago.
    Huge animal.
  21. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    I wonder how long we'll have to sit around waiting for an indictment.
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    Re: Anne Hecht R.I.P.

    What a sad tragic end to such a talented life.
    Drugs. What a curse.
  23. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    If Trump isn't opposing the release of the search warrant and documents of what was taken, it might mean that this list says something
    to the effect: Recovered, 12 boxes of documents and a set of...
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    Re: Herreshoff's Fish Class

    One boat sank.
    I wonder if it sank during a race and if it was recovered.
    That would be a pity to lose a boat during its first season.
  25. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    The ultimate souvenir. His ego is massive.
  26. Re: Armed man tried to breach FBI Headquarters in Ohio

    The guy was a MAGA insurrectionist who was at the capitol on J/6.
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    Herreshoff's Fish Class

    Someone gifted me a 1916 copy of The Rudder Magazine.
    In it was the introduction of Herreshoff's Fish Class sailboats for the
    Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht Club.
    The article is about the results of...
  28. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Trump will say that, since the warrant was illegal in the first place, that it should remain unsealed.
    If unsealed, he and his minions will simply scream that it's all concocted evidence by Biden...
  29. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    So, if Trump objects, it doesn't get unsealed and Trump wins again?
    Seems like another instance of the criminal running the justice system.
  30. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Garland takes the heat off himself and punts it to the DoJ. Supposedly we'll see something in a week or two unless Trump is able to object.
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    ^I'm not the brightest bulb when it comes to math, but if Bezos has 185 billion dollars that would mean he could give only 185 people a billion dollars, not one billion to every person on Earth. ...
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Exactly. That's why I call the Supreme Court the McConnell Court. Using Trump as a useful idiot, McConnell made his dream come true of forming an extreme right-wing court.
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    Re: Never Sell Your Boat Locally

    Back in 1993 I sold the 20' gaff sloop I'd built.
    I always wondered how she fared.
    Turns out the woman I sold it to took really good care of the boat and made improvements.
    She just sold it last...
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    Re: New York Thirty -

    It was good to see George Stadel in that video.
    I met the old gentleman on a cold winter day in 1989 at his home in Connecticut to discuss a boat I wanted to build. He suggested his 20' gaff-rigged...
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    Re: covid positive

    My wife is still testing negative even though I have it.
    I'm sleeping in one of the guest rooms and we keep distant from each other.
    She's been wearing a necklace of garlic and throwing Holy Water...
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    Re: covid positive

    I know a woman who went to Scotland for a two-week vacation. She tested positive the day she got there and spent the whole time in her room.
    Hope it goes better for the two of you!
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    Re: covid positive

    Sorry to hear. I'm just getting over it. Same thing: 101 fever for two days plus cough, heavy chest, sniffles, fatigue, aches and sore throat.
    The heavy chest and sore throat are all that remain...
  38. Thread: Got Glasses

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    Re: Got Glasses

    You're lucky that you've gone so long without glasses.
    My son is 40 and still doesn't need them.
    I've had a pair sitting on my nose all day for the past 60 years.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    Is that the end of it or can Trump take it to a higher Appeals Court or the Supreme Court?
  40. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    I've wondered about a potential conflict between the Secret Service and FBI if the FBI ever comes to arrest Trump.
    That was answered yesterday when the Secret Service stood back and let the FBI...
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    Re: Never Sell Your Boat Locally

    What a crime.
    The new owner just left her to die from neglect?
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    Re: My "new" (to me) Glen-L Fancy Free

    With the topsides so rotten, have you given the entire bottom a good honest poke?
    It'll be a sweet little sailboat once restored.
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    Re: Trump is Toast

    I wonder if the FBI took apart the plumbing at Mara-Lego today.
  44. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    I'm thinking that the DOJ and FBI must had solid intel that they would find something otherwise, if they walked out of there with nothing but their p$ckers in their hands, there will be hell to pay....
  45. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    That is exactly one of the things that FOX is whining and howling about tonight.
  46. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Wow!!! You should tune into FOX for just a minute and listen to them howl.
    I love it!!
  47. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    If this is about the 15 boxes of documents, Trump probably destroyed them the day after the story broke that he had illegally taken them from the White House. I sure would have.

    The FBI isn't...
  48. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Let's not get our hopes up too high.
    Trump is famous for never leaving a paper/electronic trail with his fingerprints on them.
    But, we can dream.
  49. Thread: Mar a Largo

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    Re: Mar a Largo

    Still sick with Covid, this has put a huge smile on my face and making me feel a lot better!!
  50. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Beautiful both in and out of the water.
    A true Wooden Boat Forum Classic.
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