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    Re: Boy am I in it.

    WE thank you for the congratulations folk.

    The hangdog look came naturally.
    I affected a limp and a life threatening throaty cough.
    I even gave her the television remote ( It's mine this...
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    Re: Boy am I in it.

    ^And here's me wishing I was dead. thanks a bundle.
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    Boy am I in it.

    It's 1900hrs here and my wife just wished me a "Happy Anniversary"

    First time I have forgotten in 57 years.
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Neither do they intend to build full size in the majority of cases, it is a practical vent for suppressed dreams, nothing wrong with that
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    ^
    I would call it "constructive criticism. Old Boy.
  6. Re: Another one concentrating on the "cosmetics"?

    Reviewing previous comments and came across this and immediately thought of this poor chap.

    In my day there was a fierce pride in being good at whatever Trade you had chosen. The main reason for...
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    Re: Trump Limericks?

    We’ll improve the health system for sure
    Ensuring those who die are all poor
    We’ll take from the needy,
    And give to the greedy.
    And then we'll go out and get pyssed.

    Sorry gypsie but it is...
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    Re: Trump Limericks?

    The hair is a joke to the Press
    One hands always up some one's dress.
    The others on the button
    Tell me how did we f*cken
    Get into this terrible mess
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Jim the same thought has passed through my mind about your own threads only I was too polite to mention it.

    Apart from 2 videos on Utube, which weren't impressive at all, we only see the...
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    1963 I used an outboard purely to save space for salmon netting.

    There really s no need for all this rigmarole that Nick keep raking up.

    A simple 7x3 inch slot through the ram plank a box to...
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Now that is more like it Nick the question is did the Naval Architect build it, if so I congratulate him/her. :p

    Is there a photo of it completed?
  12. Re: Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder - AAADD

    When you can't remember where you were when Kennedy was assassinated, is the time to be concerned.
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Yippie! all is not lost Nick.https://www.boatworld.co.uk/image/cache/data/Ron%20Marks/hi_res_image1_small-460x460.jpg
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    You cannot "design" a coble Nick it EVOLVED through generations of observations and adjustments to achieve the perfection they are for the particular job they are required to do. All without a Naval...
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Why not just ensure the outboard can turn 360 degrees and dispense with the rudder?
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    I was thinking more on the "balanced rudder" idea, but let us avoid simplicity.
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    "Prevarication"


    An appropriate name for her just sprang to mind Nick.:d


    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?66469-Rudders-with-Endplates
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Forgive me "end plates" escapes me?
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    Re: 6 streak plywood coble design

    Nick I've got to say this although I appreciate the effort entailed I cannot understand your desire to change a craft that "evolved" over centuries.

    Being polite can be carried to extremes when...
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Would I be right in assuming that the planking is complete and you are approaching the decking of her?
    Is that what Sailor is asking?
    Sounds like the launch is in sight?
  21. Thread: Cobble

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    Re: Cobble

    http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/68465.html

    Worth an airing on here I think?
  22. Thread: Crumbs!

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    Re: Crumbs!

    [B]

    That's what I meant to say in OP Andrew, thanks.
  23. Thread: Crumbs!

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    Re: Crumbs!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/index.html

    Sorry folks!

    There you go Rich, thanks.
  24. Thread: Crumbs!

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    Re: Crumbs!

    Duplicate.
  25. Re: Another one concentrating on the "cosmetics"?

    Jack anyone with any self respect would be glad to go down with her when having to face all the ridicule that will be levelled at them in the locality.

    It will move into Folklore.
  26. Another one concentrating on the "cosmetics"?

    http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/06/29/10/41DC8A2100000578-4649956-Richard_Ogilvy_and_his_sons_abandon_ship_as_the_boat_sinks_They_-a-38_1498727649398.jpghttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-464...
  27. Thread: Crumbs!

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    Crumbs!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/index.html

    Surely they would check before lowering her in FULLY?
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    Re: Prompted by "Glory of the Seas" thread.

    So there is no evidence of recent preservation either?
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    Re: Prompted by "Glory of the Seas" thread.

    I saw that one but there is no evidence of any progress, or future plans.
    ...
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    Re: Prompted by "Glory of the Seas" thread.

    Hopefully, but she will be a more formidable challenge to achieve seagoing than the James Craig.


    I am unable to find any information as to her (Adelaides) restoration.

    Can anyone help?
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    Prompted by "Glory of the Seas" thread.

    This may interest our Aussie friends?

    City of Adelaide, 1864. Oldest surviving hull of a clipper; threatened with demolition in 2010, transported from Scotland to Port Adelaide for preservation in...
  32. Re: See the Remains of the Clipper Ship Glory of the Seas in Seattle This Week!

    Deleted as I feel it may be intrusive. Sorry.
  33. Re: why is woodenboat magazine, and the woodenboat forum especially, almost 100%

    ^ ???
  34. Re: why is woodenboat magazine, and the woodenboat forum especially, almost 100%

    What do you wish from "diversification" what would it change?
  35. Thread: NASA & Pless

    by Chippie
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    Re: NASA & Pless

    [QUOTE=Paul Pless;5266774]ain't nobody probing my anus

    QUOTE]

    As you have omitted a full stop on there Paul can anyone venture a guess as to what would follow?

    I'll start off "ain't nobody...
  36. Thread: NASA & Pless

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    Re: NASA & Pless

    Probe any one's anus and you'll find gas.

    Anyway I think that should have been a PM to Paul.
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    Re: I want pictures of far away places.......

    Topsides wouldn't let me up to take a picture.

    I'm afraid you will have to remain a denizen of the Bilge like me old boy.
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    Re: Strange reminder of a terrible shipwreck

    Thanks for that Isla.

    Surprised that there to be no interest shown.

    Swanage is a likely area for it to end up, as the article mentioned that the wreck was gleaned for non ferrous metals more...
  39. Thread: Fathers Day

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    Re: Fathers Day

    A group of us were sitting around a pool on holiday.

    The conversation eventually led to "doing something like this if one won the lottery topic", or being wealthy.

    The chap next to me suddenly...
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    Re: London tower block on fire

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/818149/theresa-may-newsnight-grenfell-tower-bbc-interview-jeremy-corbyn-emily-maitlis-government


    Not being a Political animal I am unable to point a finger...
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    Re: Planes you remember from your childhood .

    https://tse1.mm.bing.net/th?id=A159edbe33b61f55160a198f33eb9ab15&w=188&h=183&c=8&rs=1&qlt=90&dpr=1.5&pid=3.1&rm=2


    Avro Anson
    First flight 1946 aged 12yrs.
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    I was prompted to post the enquiry above Jim owing to the theme that was emerging on that Thread. (http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?223498-Getting-started-is-half-the-work

    You last...
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    Re: Getting started is half the work.

    Have I missed something?

    Having been absent for a while I came upon this Thread. I then checked your catboat thread Jim, it appears to have ground to a halt.

    Then there is "while the launch,...
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    Re: Potential for Building a Wooden Schooner

    I agree Jim I look forward to the project materializing.
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    Re: i can't take the relentless inanity

    Hey!

    I'm lonely out here. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_Luwyukemvs/U5XssQ42ZRI/AAAAAAAAIOE/FQzycJu-4xY/s1600/wailing-smiley.png
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    Re: Have You Got The Funk?

    Me either FFS.
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    Re: Lofting......What is the Buttocks used for?

    Humour falls on stoney ground here Robert. :-(
  48. Re: Free Sailing Model with Solid wood hull. Anybody have plans?

    Yes, us too.



    Cut my teeth on this type of build in the 40's as a boy we cut the timber to level lines then marked the shape from the centre to the shell at each frame station at the widest...
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    Re: Lofting......What is the Buttocks used for?

    Simply put if you were picking up a plate on the flat of shell then frame/butt stations and heights above the base suffice. ( Two dimensional)

    If the plate edges were to fall inward (introducing a...
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    Re: Northumberland coble

    QUOTE=Viking Rover;5101908]I am looking for information /plans to build a 30-40 foot Northumberland coble similar to Main Stephensons boat " Northern Pride " of Boulmer . Be grateful to anyone for...
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