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    Re: For once I agree with the $0B

    All you Boatbum haters out there - I gotta say anyone who calls McTurtle an SOB can't be all bad.
  2. Thread: Kubota Rant

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    Re: Kubota Rant

    True 'nuf. Running a 16" impeller doesn't stress that big a chain much though.
  3. Thread: Kubota Rant

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    Re: Kubota Rant

    I see your point, but in this case it's a dealer. What do they do when they need a master link? Send someone out to the hardware store? How much does that cost? $100 or more?

    Also - this was...
  4. Thread: Kubota Rant

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    Kubota Rant

    On my little Kubota tractor's snowblower, I had to remove the drive chain & of course the master link springy piece went flying. Even with a magnet I couldn't find it in the gravel. So - time for a...
  5. Re: now that our fearless forum admin is retiring

    Click a button, then another, then browse to your picture (in an open dialog that remembers the last folder you visited) & then click another button.

    I suppose you could eliminate one button click...
  6. Re: what if the fictional online creation, boatbum

    Got it. Basically I just ain't real bright. However, this idjut would rather waste a little time & possibly learn something than to just ignore & ridicule anyone I disagree with.

    To trot out...
  7. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    'Cause the job paid for the boat?

    This coming from the guy who's up at 5:30 to get some work finished to deliver to a client this AM. However, I allow myself 15-20 with the first cup of coffee...
  8. Re: what if the fictional online creation, boatbum

    George - I really don't understand where you're coming from & would like to know. Boatbum believes differently than I do - for sure, but what exactly is wrong with wanting to learn why he does?
  9. Re: now that our fearless forum admin is retiring

    Except that there's a picture of him shared on the forum that shows he's considerably older than that. The snark about photos doesn't need a response - but if you hate it that much, please feel free...
  10. Re: what if the fictional online creation, boatbum

    David - to put it simply: you're wrong. Keith comes much closer to how I feel. If you want to live in an echo chamber, that's your choice, but others of us prefer to hear how others think - even if...
  11. Re: Faux 'News' & NewsGuard certification downgrade

    Interesting article & thanks for posting it. As an aside, the PoliticalFlare site is a great example of onsite advertising run amuck. I realize that's how sites make money, but there are so many...
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    Re: Eat yer heart out, tractor man.....

    Good thing to have, but sounds like lousy placement! My little Kubota has a manual high/neutral/low shift - along with the regular hydrostatic pedal. won't start unless that's in neutral & if the...
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    Re: the long line pioneers

    Thanks for that Paul - wonderful.

    Salmon, not halibut, but a friend had rights to a stretch of shore for the season & paid her way through college with it. She always came back to school with...
  14. Thread: Daughter

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    Re: Daughter

    Glad to hear it went well & I hope her recovery is swift.

    I hope your recovery from our evil health care "system" is equally swift. Gosh - I think I just disagreed with TLT! ;)
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    Re: Ukraine

    Thank you for saying it so much better than I would've.

    Did the US make mistakes in Afghanistan? Yoobet, but the above still holds.
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    https://letmegooglethat.com/
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    Re: Eat yer heart out, tractor man.....

    Nice old tractor! Seems they didn't sell that model in the US - so I can't find a price here. I'm assuming it's a canister filter - not a spin-on? If so, ID, OD, & height should allow you to find...
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    Re: selling a boat online - the cashiers check.

    Ask your bank how long it takes for the check to clear, then tell the buyer you need that amount of time + a day before they can take possession.
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    Re: Eat yer heart out, tractor man.....

    That's quite a train you've got there!

    Stomping off & profanity are important items in anyone's toolkit - but beware - just like other tools, higher quality profanity works better.

    What would...
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    Re: Bitch or brag-how’s the weather?

    4 days in a row of sunny, high of 78-80 & high 58-62 at night. IOW - perfect.
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    I have a friend who feels the same way - but I admit I've never understood it. Food flavors are wonderful & the joy of eating with friends/family is hard to beat.
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    Love watching the progress - thanks.
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    Re: Small used trailer Connecticut

    In most New England states they don't issue or require titles for anything over 15 years old. Bill of sale is all that's required.
  24. Thread: Covid sucks

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    Re: Covid sucks

    Bummer! Hope you feel better soon.
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    Re: Small used trailer Connecticut

    Yeah, but it's an automatic!
  26. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Dramamine makes me feel like crap. Bonine is much better IMO & works very well for me. Available at most pharmacies I believe.
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    Re: Who doesn't have lunch regularly?

    I rarely do breakfast, but most always do lunch. I find a break for 1/2 hour or so is welcome.
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    Re: We need a “Like” button.

    There are like button add-ins available for the version of vBulletin the forum runs on and later versions have them built in. If you google "vbulletin like button" you'll find many hits - though...
  29. Thread: 110 years ago

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    Re: 110 years ago

    And ease of use. Whole lot easier than cutting cords & cords of firewood.
  30. Thread: 110 years ago

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    Re: 110 years ago

    Is that partly cloudy or coal smog overcast type cloudy?

    Very interesting & thanks for posting it.
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    Re: experimental new rig

    Luggaff.

    Though Gafflug has a certain ring to it...
  32. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    Cool - hope it works out.
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    Re: Mast step/floors repair

    Thicker will put spread the load on the mast - so I'd think it'd be better.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Birds, bearded dragons, & dolphins. Great batch of photos!
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Probably in about 57 days?
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    Re: Mast step/floors repair

    On bigger boats, floors are attached to both the keel & frames & I'd think that would be much stronger than the freestanding ones. I agree with the above that through bolts would be better than...
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    Re: A Neighborhood Regular

    + 1000 !!
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    OK - that qualifies as a really bad joke - on any day.

    You know how I like to hand out condiments...
  39. Thread: Haulout day

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    Re: Haulout day

    Tired of Snoose pics? Ha - not likely.

    Glad you got her properly sorted & I am also surprised the yard didn't have a workboat to tow her with. My brother towed our folks' 40' heavy ketch with an...
  40. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    A shop in Hinesburg, VT could for sure do the basic shape & probably any bevels. They've done a lot a "interesting" projects - including oddly shaped stainless water tanks for my boat.

    Giroux...
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    Re: Never Sell Your Boat Locally

    I'm really sorry to hear this Bob. I know it'd tear me up.
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    Re: Salman Rushdie attacked

    Damn. Hope he pulls through.
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    Re: A Neighborhood Regular

    From Rocky?
  44. Thread: Memes and…

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    Re: Memes and…

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  45. Thread: Skookum Maru

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    Re: Skookum Maru

    Great pics & story - thanks Chris! You do realize mill ponds work on gravity, not waves, right? ;)
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    Re: Favorite Music: take flight and wing

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alcK9ZgykLs


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alcK9ZgykLs
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    Re: New York Thirty -

    Cronkite was a bit of a giveaway as well... :)
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    Re: Rhine River level

    Yep. At least we still use some river freight here in the US.
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    Re: Trump and Hitler's generals

    Sheesh guys. You see his iggerence as a problem. Remember that his supporters see it as not just a feature, but one of the best things about him. "He may be rich, but he's still one of us!".
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