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    Re: Trump Takes The Fifth.

    The best fifth. No one in the history of the taking the fifth had a better fifth. A lot of people are saying that. A lot.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    It takes a keen eye to spot a pasture chicken.
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    Re: Bedding compound…yet again

    BTW, what’s the difference between “Dolphin marine bedding compound” and “Dolfinite bedding compound”?
    Is it basically the same difference as between catsup and ketchup?

    Internet search says...
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    Re: Bedding compound…yet again

    Seattle Marine
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    Re: The Lesser's LA VIE EN ROSE

    Lovely boat. I was wondering about her recently.
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    Re: Finishing cedar floor boards

    I just refinished my cedar floorboards with a somewhat random mixture of tung oil (lots), boiled linseed (some), Pettit ezsealer (a bit), varnish (a touch), turps (thinned until a nice flowable...
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    Re: Bedding compound…yet again

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    Looks like meat’s back on the menu, boys.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    Stanley No. 5
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    That's a lovely photo, perfectly staged. It's almost like you know something or two about set design.
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    Re: Small Four-stroke Outboards

    I'd love to see a government buy back program for two stroke outboard motors. It's time to get them off the water. They spill oil and fuel into the water, and the exhaust is horrible to breathe. I've...
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    Re: A Hvalsoe Dinghy in New Zealand

    I’ve bounced between construction methods over the years and really enjoyed the variety. Cedar lapstrake on oak frames, skin on frame, stitch and glue, glued lap, and whatever this Bartender is...
  13. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    I haven’t left my property since Friday afternoon.
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    I could eat that. In fact, I may have.
  15. Re: There is nothing like a weekend motorcycle ride in California

    Get out there and scratch that itch.
  16. Re: Washington State Derelict Vessel Post-Sale Liability

    Are there other laws like this in place with similar logic? Selling a plot of land that you spoiled with chemicals perhaps? Boats seem more like cars though, and “as is where is” remains the type of...
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    Re: If Not Now, When?

    That’s me if there ever was a me. I still haven’t bought a motor for that beast. I do have oars ready though.
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    Re: A Hvalsoe Dinghy in New Zealand

    Consider putting a radius on the sharp bottom corner/point of the skeg. Makes it much easier to push the boat back off a beach into the water. Nothing too aggressive. Just enough to skitter over the...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FQyQANra81s
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

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    I don’t have a better photo. It’s the white gig with the dark blue sheer hiding back behind the blue Hvalsoe 16.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    I haven't tried that yet. I've only purchased them and stowed them on a shelf in the shop.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Wait, so patina on chrome is an affront? Sort of like non-clocked slotted flathead screws on cleats? I really need to get my act together over here.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    I hadn't planned to rechrome those fittings. I was just going to bare my patina to the world. Curious though what that might cost.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Long as we have the big guns here - here's a question. I recently purchased these two deck fittings for my Bartender project from a consignment shop in Poulsbo. Both are chrome bronze. Do I use 316...
  28. Thread: Oars

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    Re: Oars

    http://www.grapeviewpointboatworks.com/order_oars.html

    You can also get oars at the lumberyard. Some assembly required.
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    Got a link?
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    Re: How far can a boat hang off of a trailer?

    You can build a flatbed out of pressure treated lumber that hangs a few feet off the back of a trailer. That will add some support. Also, many states have laws on the maximum distance between...
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    So, a while ago I was out in the shop installing some AYC cleats for a deck carlin. I countersunk a pair of pilot holes for a #8 screw, then absent-mindedly popped the block off, flipped it over, and...
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    Re: Repairing a clinker built dinghy

    There ya go. Great start. BTW, you'll get lots of strong advice on this forum. Remember, it's just advice. Not direction. It's your project. If you wanted to leave the bottom cross-planked then...
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    Re: Election Shenanigans, eh what?

    It sounds sketchy but I think they might have been actual poll workers accepting ballots. I feel like I’ve seen them before at that collection box outside the Ballard Library. Curious to hear what...
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Those look handy. I have a countersink and plug cutter set. Only time I’ve redrilled a countersink for the wider shank was when I was working with really dense hardwoods like purple heart, iron bark,...
  35. Re: What material to put on my wooden cartop carriers?

    I’ve used western red cedar (intended at the box stores for fences) for this situation. Soft, won’t damage your boat. Slippery enough. I can’t really picture your carrier though.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Great hardware store. It’s about 80 miles north.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Ha, there’s no controversy on this thread. Good info, generally. I think people just want to be helpful.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Funny you’d mention them - they had what I wanted in stock and I placed an order. Pricing seemed competitive. It was mostly a question of what was in/out of stock. Also, their Shopify site was...
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    I love the phrase "but it isn't my project." I think that all the time, too, when I wander this forum.

    The more I think about it I have a feeling that I'll need a few hundred more for the deck....
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    As long as no one shares their life story with me I can pretty much muddle through any situation on a plane.
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    Re: Small Sprit Rig Questions

    He's a lucky kid.
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    Re: Small Sprit Rig Questions

    To reef a sprit rig - grab the rig and throw it into boat. Row. It's also the best strategy to get your sprit-rigged vessel to drive to windward.
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    Re: Silicon bronze screws - sources?

    Bumping this thread from the sorta distant past. I need a a few boxes of #8s. Where do ya'll buy them from these days? Fisheries is way too expensive to buy 100 at a time. Jamestown has boxes of...
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    Re: 18 foot Lyman

    That's interesting.
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    Re: Hypothetical - Tiny, Tiny, Crabbing boat

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    Gentry SOF Shenandoah Whitehall I built a few years back. Fun build. Skin was a thick ballistic nylon with a two part rubber coating. I never had the energy to persuade people that the skin...
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    Re: 18 foot Lyman

    How do you use a bow cleat with a big eye? Does it help with the fact it looks nearly impossible to get out on that bow until you’re part mountain goat?

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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Having her rigged and ready to go in a slip on Lake Union might be worth it a handful of months out of the year. I wouldn't want to rig that boat more than once every six years, but I'm also a little...
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022….

    Here’s my current lineup. Bonal subbed in for sweet vermouth. Like you described it’s a 2:1:1 mix, though without an audience around I like a looong pour of rye.

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    Re: Trying to decide next build

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    Thwart is hinged - giving you a nice wide 8+ foot berth. I sleep on the sole with a tent/awning strung between the spars.

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    For overnighting on the water there is only room for...
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    Re: Trying to decide next build

    Very nice. You’ll have a lot of fun with that boat.
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