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    Re: Mast step sizing and shape

    The heel is going to want to be a close but not snug fit.
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    https://i.imgur.com/HIdFX69.jpg

    Great looking windows. Remnds me of anold Chevy truck
    https://d323w7klwy72q3.cloudfront.net/i/a/2020/20200916ve/GY9540.JPG
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    Little Free library score

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-pwHV6LN/0/L/i-pwHV6LN-L.jpg

    You just never know what somebody is going to put in one, these were tucked in a LFL that is usually stocked with a motley...
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    Re: Topside Wood Paint

    Pick a color and use that company. You'll be safe with any of the name brands just use their "system", same brand primer and follow the directions.
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    Re: Contingencies For When Trump Is Arrested

    Trump didn't "return" those documents, the FBI had to go get them.

    Just because a bank robber gets caught and the money goes back the bank doesn't mean a crime hasn't been committed.
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    Re: What's for dinner

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-cxQqf5Z/0/L/i-cxQqf5Z-L.jpg
    Pork meatball banh mi with spicy mayo, sweet&sour slaw, cilantro and jalapeno garnish for the troops tonight. There was a less...
  7. Thread: Vespa 946

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    Re: Vespa 946

    https://www.lanemotormuseum.org/images/stories/motorcycles/vespa_p200e_1979/vespa_p200e_1979web1.jpg

    The 946 is what, $10K? For that you could pick up 2 or 3 nice P200's, all steel with room for a...
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    Re: Septic system versus holding tank

    https://www.homebiogas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/compost-toilet-4.jpg

    Third way?
    https://www.homebiogas.com/
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    Re: Workshop organization and benches

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QQjZ9kR/0/L/i-QQjZ9kR-L.jpg
    This has worked well for me. Skinny bench on the wall, the chopsaw is 16' from the wall (there is a window going the other way which...
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    I think the hole in the bottom of my Eun Mara for the motor well causes more drag than the motor itself. One of these days I might figure out how to close it up but it is really tight down there. The...
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    Re: 120 Doors to Mortice

    Yikes

    I built a lot of cool stuff back when I was in the scenery/trade show booth/retail display business. But there where those times when I was standing at a drill press putting holes in steel...
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    Re: Repairing keel separation

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-xC3GMKW/0/L/i-xC3GMKW-L.jpg
    The gaps in question are in the deadwood area below the waterline with the lower rudder hardware assembly hanging off one end. From...
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    Re: Electric drive sailboats

    The Achilles Heel of electric boats (for me at least) continues to be recharging those batteries away from a dock. Solar panels work great if you have a spot to put them....
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    https://smallboatsmonthly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Extension2web-copy-1500x1001.jpg
    Should have been more specific, I was thinking something like this.
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    Re: Repairing keel separation

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=116550&d=1660342284&thumb=1

    I do not remember there being anything specified in the plans regarding how the deadwood was to be built up....
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Congratulations on your first outing.
  17. Re: “It may be funny to you, motherf*cker”

    The pearl clutching in the linked article is over the top. Conspiracy believing racists and indicted murderers running for office as Republicans, a Democrat drops an f-bomb and it's the end of...
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    https://i.imgur.com/kjno99C.jpg

    I thought I had laminated a funky shaped tiller or two! You putting an extension on it?
  19. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    Potting lead shot is okay, but no where near the density of solid lead, the epoxy between balls doesn't weigh much.

    Having been down this rabbit hole, I'll stand by the idea of just getting it...
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    Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    What Canoeyawl said x2
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    Re: TSA Pre Check

    I have used Pre-Check for years and immediately pre-pandemic upped it to Global Entry because I thought I was going to be traveling to Canada and Mexico a bunch. So much for that...

    Well worth the...
  22. Re: Looking for sources to fabricate a steel centerboard

    I tried this route twice with Marianita's bilgeboards and now have a set of as-designed steel plates weighing close to 100 pounds each.

    The first set came in at about 60 pounds each and...
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    Re: Finishing cedar floor boards

    Another vote for leave them alone
  24. Thread: Oars

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    Re: Oars

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1883/44396548682_475a1b4b6e_o.jpg

    Add a red flag or two and away you go!
  25. Re: Canvas deck, cover the very outboard edge or leave exposed?

    I do, but that picture is all Jay Greer
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    I haven't seen a lot of canvas decks either, though I have been thinking about one on "Next Boat", the 'glass and epoxy deck on Marianita has held up really really well so Bruce's suggestion is in...
  27. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    You do have some epic riding down there Ted. I don't know what those early road engineers were drinking back in the day but they sure knew how to lay out a road for motorcycles....
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    Re: snooter rigging

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Flapjack-Skiff/i-3j4WSfx/0/ee131d64/L/2022080811081858--3596422244019336786-IMG_2129-L.jpg
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  29. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    The KLR?
  30. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    "The vessel is sold for scrap, restoration, salvage, or another use that will remove the vessel from state waters to a person displaying a business license issued under RCW 19.02.070"

    This is...
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    Re: snooter rigging

    Duckworks has a pretty good article here https://www.duckworksmagazine.com/06/columns/nichols/index2.htm

    I have been messing my my sprit rig lately and will post a picture tomorrow. I laced the...
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    Re: Residential Building costs in you area?

    Almost exactly one year ago we moved into a 1500 square foot house that I built myself over the course of 2 years. Contracted out the foundation, roof and mechanical/electrical but framed, drywalled...
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Cars/Bronco/i-xzgPnJr/0/4c3daddc/L/2011%2001%2009%20002-L.jpg
    Two doors and a tailgate...
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    Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    A light glued-ply boat like the Peregrine 18 ought to be fine on a trailer like that. Poking around looking for trailers I get the sense that most of the "off the shelf" types are built to support...
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    Re: Sculling oar length

    It has been some time since I last dove into the yuloh project. I had been thinking about a manual back-up for Marianita if her motor quit at an inopportune moment or to get through a consistent...
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    Re: Sculling oar length

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Kayaks/i-pgRNCfz/0/9bb5d2af/L/Yuloh-L.jpg

    2/3? You might be thinking of the yuloh formula above. It will be interesting to see what you turn up, I don't remember...
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    Re: 18 foot Lyman

    https://images.craigslist.org/00808_cpfqvjUld9Mz_0kE0fu_1200x900.jpg

    Is that parking brake?

    Looking at this makes me think about the similarly sized/styled Dunphy hiding under a tarp in my yard...
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    Re: Small Sprit Rig Questions

    The current Port of Seattle water temperature is 53F, this after a week long heatwave....While I did jump off the boat a few times last week it was for pretty brief intervals. The 10-12 degree...
  39. Re: Chartering in the Caribbean (BVI) or BYOB?

    That's an interesting question.

    I wonder what dry storage for a 35'-40' monohull (which I'm guessing is the range you are looking at) would run in either Florida or the BVIs? Tempting to keep one...
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    Re: What Glue for Plywood Keel Mold?

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Eun-Mara/i-QSgmD4k/0/23f92279/L/2014%2008%2027%20003-L.jpg

    This is the set up I used to pour my 400-ish pound ballast keel. Roughly 4"x4" and 5'-6" long. Pine box...
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Marianita lives in a slip, she comes out once a year for a good clean up and paint. This due to a combination of very limited launching facilities here on Bainbridge and the time it takes to rig and...
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    Re: Eun Mara Gaff Yawl

    Thank you!
  43. Re: Jews and non-christians are not part of the conservative movement

    We're not saying we're going to deport all these people or whatever. You're free to stay here. You're not going to be forced to convert or anything like this because that's not biblical whatsoever....
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Nice indeed. I own what I think is the only other Eun Mara in the area, if you have questions I'll try to answer them.
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    Re: Back to Shooting Brakes, just for a second.

    So the difference between my "not a shooting brake" Rabbit and your Lancia is?....

    Maybe is this one of those "Is it a small ketch or a yawl?" arguments that is best had at an extended EBS as the...
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    Re: Cable hookup to my house

    I have my own personal utility pole too. Power, telephone and cable run from a pole on the street to my pole and then cut underground. The phone and cable used to cross the 10 feet from pole to house...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    https://photos.smugmug.com/Boats/Deer-Isle-Koster/KDI/i-DLBTPkv/0/623e138c/L/2012%2009%2002%20009-L.jpg
    This is what I used on Kayli Marie. Halyard tied off to the eye with a prussik on the yard to...
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    Re: A Gartside # 130 followed me home

    I think the ID of your ring is too small. Having a bit of brain fart this morning but I think the "rule of thumb"number is mast OD+ 10%? Somebody here will know.

    The 1/4" 3--strand is probably...
  49. Re: The believed abstraction of a 12 foot clinker dinghy.

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=66056&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1597388594
    Hector has come a long way from August 2020 when you started this thread.
  50. Re: Mast Boots for Trailer-sailed Boats with Cabins

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=69185&d=1601145605&thumb=1

    Remember we're talking about a trailered coastal cruiser here not something expected to cross the North Sea or...
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