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  1. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Not available or way too expensive, unless you have a source to contribute. It would be good for the deck structures, coamings, cockpit, hatches, etc.
  2. Thread: Sick of snipe

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    Re: Sick of snipe

    Lift on the piece entering and exiting the machine.
  3. Re: Ken's TALLY HO shows up again... for the right person she may still have a future

    Great! Thanks. Needs a better cover but one step at a time.
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    Re: Building Another Barge?

    Always the details! Soon over.
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    Re: Moorings at wooden boat?

    Remember it well!! Thank you, Gerard.
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    Re: Moorings at wooden boat?

    I'll be teaching at the WB School, 4th - 17th.
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    Re: Moorings at wooden boat?

    The few moorings will be taken this weekend but the whole of Babson Harbor is good anchorage with plenty of room even this at ERR.
  8. Re: Found a “John D Little” boat in an old garage, hoping to learn more about it!

    lapstrake sailing dinghy
  9. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    Totally relofted, back to the plan.
  10. Re: if 98% of a classic yacht is replaced materials in rebuild is it the same boat?

    "two Talley Ho boats (one being rebuilt and one never finished)" There never was the latter. The issue with the complete rebuild is damage and changes over her 100 years in the water, mainly...
  11. Thread: Tally-Ho

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    Re: Tally-Ho

    As Honorary Secretary of the Albert Strange Association, dedicated to keeping the man, his works, and his boats alive, I/we very much appreciate the support Leo has gotten, allowing him to do the...
  12. Thread: Tally-Ho

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    Re: Tally-Ho

    You will if you give a few bucks, otherwise it is thousands of others and Youtube through subscriber numbers. You have to watch to the video end to see the pitch.
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    Re: The Lady Ruth, here goes nothing...!

    Classic Boat (UK) has more direct reference to your boat type and locale, but the more you know the better. I assume she is floating and not leaking too much, so I think you need to get to know your...
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    Re: The Lady Ruth, here goes nothing...!

    Slacko is correct, even in the States. Asking about a ball park price for a complete rebuild of a boat that size is just asking for trouble. Of course, she might need serious work but not the...
  15. Thread: ???? on vtcl

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    Re: ???? on vtcl

    Doesn't look that beautiful, short too.
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    Re: The Lady Ruth, here goes nothing...!

    Jamie Clay is in Essex, so a ways away. I think David Moss is closer to the lakes, www.davidmossboatbuilders.co.uk, might try him. I don't know about either of these gentlemen's view of vessels of...
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    Re: Can't sell home-built boat in Pennsylvania?

    I have not read all this thread, but what I have read does not say what the exact problem is in Pennsylvania. One issue I can imagine involves Hull Id Numbers. Anyone, including home builders, can...
  18. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    He thinks in the end that it was elm, as called for in the design. Whether it has been cut up or parts might be reused, I don't know, but there was damage, and lots of fasteners and fastener holes,...
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    Re: Antipodean Boats Connection

    One day 40 or so years ago we were walking through Hood's Marblehead boatyard and saw a man preparing a cat for some clearly serious passage (turned out it was Ray Greene preparing to cross the...
  20. Re: Finally finished my 3 year restoration project

    Great job! Have fun!
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    Re: Circa 1820's Greek "Tserniki" repro

    Splendid! Thanks.
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    Re: Barn Find - Barnegat Bay Sneakbox

    Looks great! but you might peak up the gaff and get rid of the wrinkle.
  23. Thread: Rejoice!

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    Re: Rejoice!

    I don't know about the quality but I know you didn't check the link.
  24. Thread: Rejoice!

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    Re: Rejoice!

    Craftsman brand now owned by Stanley Black and Decker. https://www.craftsman.com/customer-care/warranty-information
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    Re: Fotuitous encounter in Figari, Corsica

    Very sleek!
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    Re: Llewellyn Howland passed June 21st 2019

    Yes!
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    Torque safety warning

    This from Scuttlebutt:

    Torqeedo issues battery safety warning
    Germany-based Torqeedo GmbH has issued a safety warning related to a potential fire risk involving rechargeable batteries used to...
  28. Re: Ken's Tally Ho II shows up again, maybe for the last time

    Schooner, that's the $30,000 question. I'm pretty sure Ken laid on lots of green Cuprinol, whatever difference that would make. Beautiful job but with these questions and much more to do.
  29. Ken's Tally Ho II shows up again, maybe for the last time

    https://providence.craigslist.org/boa/d/manchester-36-wooden-1883-sailboat/6912384327.html
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Fun. What it's all about.
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    Re: Topside Splines Opening Up

    If the splines are still in position I would expect the hull to swell tight, how fast will depend on the planking stock with soft woods swelling faster than hardwoods. I would not apply any filler...
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Excellent! See you there.
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    Seemed to work. Now for the other side, and on up.
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    Re: First boating weekend of the season...

    Floating above a mountain top way out to sea.
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    Re: Building Arabella (An Atkin Ingrid)

    I was hoping for that picture!
  36. Re: Books/articles about shop laoyiouts and storage?

    Have fun! Just a suggestion.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    With curtains you might have missed all the action saying "time to start your day!"
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    Wonderful!
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    Re: First boating weekend of the season...

    Have fun! Great passage. Cheers.
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    Re: WoodenBoat Show 2019 in Mystic

    Me, as you know.
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    Re: 'Inga' by William Atkin

    Personally, I like a long boom and running backstays.
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    Re: First boating weekend of the season...

    Nice boat name.
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    Re: Dutchman or graving piece?

    I was working on an early Herreshoff S-boat with the owner, rebuilding the stern. He wanted new quarter knees. The original ones were still structurally fine hack knees, but a lot of fasteners had...
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    Re: Happy birthday to Thad...

    A fine rainy day here, thanks.
    My pleasure. And you, still sailing the rolling waves of Montana.
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    Re: 'Inga' by William Atkin

    Reading http://www.atkinboatplans.com/Sail/Inga.html I'm inclined to believe what it says rather than your shipwright. It may be outside his experience and he may not want to build it, but there is...
  46. Thread: Why mizzen sails?

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    Re: Why mizzen sails?

    Indeed he did.
  47. Re: Herreshoff dinghy planking material/treatment questions

    No.
  48. Thread: Boat status!

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    Re: Boat status!

    Sounds good! Have fun, Mickey!
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    Re: Gulf Coast Luggers

    Because that's the way it is with people, different ideas and they all work.
  50. Re: Herreshoff dinghy planking material/treatment questions

    I'd talk to Will Poliquin in Exeter, Newport Naval Timbers or elsewhere, about Atlantic White Cedar. I think with the sweep in the upper planks you will need wider pieces in any case (Sorry to say...
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