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    Re: RIP Peter Fonda 79

    Designed by the famous yacht designer Ben Seaborn with project consultation and sail plan/rig by Sparkman and Stephens, the magnificent 80' wooden ketch fondly known as Tatoosh was built for the...
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    Re: RIP Peter Fonda 79

    C’mon man. Think of the wooden boat jobs that trickled down from that 82’ yacht. :D
  3. Re: About that campaign rally at the Pennsylvania Shell plant

    Did they get a bonus if they yelled “Benghazi!” or “Lock her up!”?
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    Re: RIP Peter Fonda 79

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    Re: RIP Peter Fonda 79

    “Tatoosh” a Vic Franck 82’ ketch built in Seattle in 1961.

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    Re: RIP Peter Fonda 79

    Thanks for that nice tribute Ted, good to know. I never met him but l was moored next to his boat “Tatoosh” for a couple of years on Lake Union.
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    Re: Heating a small boat

    I use a Wallas 40D diesel ducted forced air on my 37’ boat. They make smaller ones. They draw fuel from the main tank or you can set up a small day tank.
  10. Thread: Gone to Shiloh

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    Gone to Shiloh

    A line in another thread reminded me of this, with the line, ďWhen flags and bullets start to fly.Ē

    Absolutely great lyrics by Bernie Taupin, and from one of my favorite albums with Elton John and...
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    Re: Move Over Bombay Sapphire

    Probably something that tastes like bottom paint. I’ve run into one or two of those.
  12. Thread: Maiden

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    Re: Maiden

    Where did you see it? I’d rather drive to Tacoma than try to get to the only theater showing it in the middle of downtown.
  13. Thread: Remember when

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    Re: Remember when

    The reason for a bandaid is to keep the blood off your project.
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    Re: Move Over Bombay Sapphire

    Can’t find Micil around here, even for a taste. Seattle now has a lot of new distilleries and many make gin. But the tastes of gin varies a lot with the botanicals used. I’ve experimented with...
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    Re: Move Over Bombay Sapphire

    And put a little damn vermouth in it. This idea of extra extra dry with no vermouth is crap. There’s a reason there is vermouth in a martini. Otherwise it s just cold gin. :D
  16. Thread: Out Today

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    Re: Out Today

    Is the contraction for two wits a t’wit?
  17. Thread: Morning moon

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    Re: Morning moon

    Shilshole.
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    Re: Battery technology. Changing fast.

    okay, once again. Home chargers are trickle chargers overnight, not super chargers. Although I’m not in the market for a Tesla, I’m constantly amazed at how many need to take cheap shots at it.
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    Re: Walked down to the harbour this evening.

    I’m sure we can blame Piston Castle on autocorrect. :)
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    Re: Sullymir Sullenbergerov

    Not enough scarecrows in the corn field?
  21. Thread: A reminder

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    Re: A reminder

    With a new Republican disaster being created every day, it would take a massive spreadsheet to track them. Maybe someone needs to create a phone app in which you enter your favorite a$$hole move of...
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    Re: Battery technology. Changing fast.

    An overnight charger in the garage is much more humble. The 30 minute super charger is located in Centralia near a Starbucks, half way between Seattle and Portland.
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    Re: Trump: Joe Walsh apologizes

    Are these people starting to realize Trump’s coat tails caught fire from his pants?
  24. Thread: Morning moon

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    Re: Morning moon

    I could get a picture of that if you want.
  25. Thread: Morning moon

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    Morning moon

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    Re: Chandrayaan-2 is on its way to the moon

    Wow. 1,203 seconds seems like a really long TLI burn. I always like the part about the equigravisphere point, the point at which the moon's gravity takes over from earth's gravity and the vessel goes...
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    Re: It Ainít Video Games!

    Yes, Leisure Suit Larry, the ultimate Lounge Lizard. Sierra games. Did you know Ken and Roberta? I was in a somewhat related business, those were heady days of early game development.
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    Re: It Ainít Video Games!

    I played a lot of Lounge Lizard Larry. Changed my life.
  29. Thread: Out Today

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    Re: Out Today

    Loyalty seems to be more important to reds than logic and reason.
  30. Re: You know that big explosion in Russia the other week?

    Now they have evacuated a village near the site.
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    Re: Auction: the 'first' Porsche

    Kind of think you missed the ‘point’ of the joke. :D
  32. Thread: Out Today

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    Re: Out Today

    Sorry. The $70 is not nearly high enough. They would have to pay me WAY WAY more than that to read it.
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    Re: Tweet tweet, 25th.

    Abso fng lutely!
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    Re: the art of trolling

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  35. Thread: Two Books

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    Re: Two Books

    And again, tell us what you think of the moon landing.
  36. Re: Seriously. isn't what trump is doing what Germany was doing?

    It really isn’t funny. It scares the crap out of me and I can’t imagine what surviving European Theater vets must think.
  37. Thread: Maiden

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    Re: Maiden

    She pulled into Shilshole this morning. The server is too busy, can’t post photos right now. I’ll try later.
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    Re: the art of trolling

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  40. Re: What is statistically linked to mass shootings?

    I talked to a long time friend yesterday who happens to be Republican and a Trump voter (yes it has strained our friendship but we’ve mostly learned to avoid some subjects). But hard to avoid the...
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    Re: Just heard that Epstein offed himself

    Please don’t feed the troll.
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    Re: Just heard that Epstein offed himself

    Dang. I was hoping to see Dershowitz, among many others, twisting in the wind.
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    Re: /trump: Is he an 'evil genius'?

    You may be on to something. It would take an awfully smart person to look that stupid on purpose.
  44. Re: Tommy Lee lays out the liberal agenda for 2021

    Really funny. mdh, like I said in another thread, it's getting pretty obvious that you need new friends. :D
  45. Thread: Watergate

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    Re: Watergate

    mdh, if your beliefs and values are a result of your local peer pressure, you need to find new friends.
  46. Thread: Watergate

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    Re: Watergate

    And just a couple weeks ago we had a fifty year anniversary of that fake moon landing.
  47. Thread: Pre season

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    Re: Pre season

    I would think that having two good quarterbacks a foot different in height would add a lot more plays to the book. Pretty easy for Lynch to see over the top for plays Wilson can only dream of.
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    Pre season

    Flipping channels tonight and accidentally stumbled onto a Seahawks game. Weíve been out cruising and I havenít been paying attention to football at all, even less than I usually do. Had no idea it...
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

    I like thick books too, but unlike you I’m a slow, labored reader so thick books are a gamble for me. If I like one, it is a real pleasure to get buried in it. But if I start to bog down in it, it...
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    Re: What Are You Reading?

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    Started the second of a couple of quick and entertaining “Beach Reads” as some call them. Quick and easy but don’t insult your intelligence (at least not mine :) ). They are set in the...
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