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    Re: will hydrogen be the way forward

    It is a mixed bag, but public transport is still on board, mostly.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuel_cell_bus

    But as ACB says, the power to make the hydrogen must be green and cheap, or there...
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    Re: Brext Benefits - Share the joy

    Don't confuse shareholders with decision makers.
    My pension fund may well own a part of Australian industry.

    They say follow the money, but tracing it back to the people on whose behalf the fund...
  3. Re: Douglas Adams: Parrots, the Universe and Everything

    I can't remember whether I saw the film of the book, but I did watch Stephen Fry repeating the search after his mate Douglas passed.
    Last Chance to See
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    Re: Lug & Sprit Questions

    Novice, you ask about sprit rig and lug rig.
    Sprit rig was pictured on a Roman tomb, some 2000 years old.
    Lug rig evolved out of square sails a couple or three hundred years ago.

    That is a shed...
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    Now I am confused. :confused:
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    Re: Screws for McKenzie River Drift Boat

    Only if the ply is glued in place, and I would still be unhappy about the slack fit of the screw in the plywood allowing in damp.
  7. Re: As requested, the annual Mendocino Thanksgiving story...

    ^ No thanks, I have already eaten.
  8. Re: As requested, the annual Mendocino Thanksgiving story...

    Thanks. Were you in need of some company?
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    Re: BROTM(1) A Dutch road to Christmas.

    I had a similar run in with a dumb woman driver when cycling home from work

    124553

    My route was along the Prom to the village in the distance.
    When I got to X marks the spot, I was overtaken...
  10. Re: As requested, the annual Mendocino Thanksgiving story...

    Late to the party, but I only found this today.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5_8U4j51lI
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    Re: Lug & Sprit Questions

    I am picturing sat under a bridge waiting to ambush travellers. ;)
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    Re: Lug & Sprit Questions

    What sort of boat do you sail?
    A photo would be nice.
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    Re: Oathkeepers trial - verdict being read now

    Perhaps their brains are melting because they are between a rock and a hard place?
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    Sticky: Re: Helping Ukraine and Ukrainians

    ^ Thanks for the link
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    ^ Just so, a senior moment. It was the Carrs.
    Curlew is still sailing in the care of the Falmouth Maritime Museum.
    https://nmmc.co.uk/object/boats/falmouth-quay-punt-curlew/
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    Re: Ukraine

    Urinating into a gale more like. Vadim 68 doers not provide sources to back up his claims.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    Free surface effect is independent of boat size. It destroys stability in all sizes and types of hull.
    Simplistically, water ballast must fill the tanks completely, so that the water acts as a...
  18. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    So you throw out accusations and then can't back them up. Why am I not surprised?

    I'll stop wrestling the pig now.
  19. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    ^ No wukkas. Your point was well-made.
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    Re: Ukraine

    Patently falls? Quote them please. I need a laugh.
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    Re: Plastic frames for a Halibut Schooner

    The thing that worries me about that shortcut is this.
    Steamed wood is flexible enough to bend and twist into place when hot, but then sets in its new configuration.

    Does the plastic take set and...
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    Re: Ukraine

    Yes still nitpicking. Or rather shifting the goal posts.
    Now stop digging.
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    You are criticizing something taken out of context.

    Mobilizing opinion and campaigning on the streets makes legislators correct/improve the laws.
  24. Re: Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate After Bipartisan Breakthrough

    I know we left the EU, but we did not leave the planet.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    If you are up for the work, taking off the outer layer, refastening the inner skins where necessary and epoxying a new outer skin in place would be a good solution. A bit like what the Pardys did...
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    No. Some boats are dead after 30 years, some after 50. Being an antique is not a measure of boat quality.
    As she is copper fastened, you can repair her, if you cut back the plank ends properly. ...
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    Thin calico or silk set in shellac was the normal waterproofing between the skins. Hard to make it water tight without.
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    Re: Ukraine

    Learn how to proofread your posts.
    Then read and think about my tag line.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    I thought that was a Bolger Box. I know that it works, but a bit of flare would be nice.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    If this was glued,
    http://forum.woodenboat.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=124311&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1669669790
    the glue has failed. But there are no fastening holes visible.
    She could be a basket...
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    Re: Both sides are not the same

    Just so.
    Fortunately, as has recently been tried and proven, not free from being dragged through the courts and sanctioned with damages until their pips squeak.
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    Depoends on what sort of flat-bottomed hull. Main Scows and Thames barges are definitely sea going forms.
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    Re: Tripled planked yacht repair.

    Why is that, Wiz? Based on my own experience, I do not agree. / Cheers/ JC[/QUOTE]

    I suspect that Bruce is OK with gluing components, like laminated frames or cabin joinery. But cold moulding...
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    Re: Improving Flattie "Sea-worthiness"

    ^ this.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The data in post#264 indicates that we can hope, then, that most of them will survive. Whereas those that chose a gun won't.
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    Re: do you have a favourite stern

    Nice counter, pity about the sheds on deck.
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    Re: do you have a favourite stern

    Also, an excellent compact design.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    The States were responsible for appointing the Orficers, who will have regulated the militias. Or what is a rhetorical question?
  39. Thread: top this

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    Re: top this

    [/QUOTE]


    Fox is a propaganda machine.
    The US Ministry of Truth.
  40. Thread: Oops

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    Re: Oops

    Mew too.
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    Re: Ukraine

    The C&P was from a critic in the Guardian, Jack Seale. He was less than complimentary.
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    Re: Help identify?

    Nedl referred to framing.
    I suggest that you lift the cabin or cockpit sole and take photos of the inner bottom, showing framing, the floors crossing the keel and so on.
    BTW, I very much doubt that...
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    Re: Ukraine

    The first episode of this, Simon Schama’s History of Now (BBC Two), aired last night demonstrates how Trump, Erdoğan, and the Russian government all behaved, and now Putin in Ukraine, as predicted by...
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    This is what I am talking about
    https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/means-matter/means-matter/survival/
    and file:///C:/Users/Home/Downloads/suicides_v3_tcm77-168759.pdf

    Guns are final.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Data from nations without easy access to guns bear that out.

    Some suicide attempts are a cry for help.
    Some suicides find planning and assembling the means gives them time to reconsider and seek...
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    Re: Ukraine

    We don't mind the US screwing up its people by fracking gas, that is for the US government to legislate. It is just that we don't want to take the risks of seismic events that come with the process...
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    Great news, congratulations to the Prof. Thanks for letting us all know.
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    Re: Seabird Yawl cock pit

    The usual method is to cross the drains. The drain from the starboard side of the cockpit falls and exits to port, and vice versa. You need to ensure that the lower cockpit drain is always above...
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    Re: Unusual hobbies

    To be fair, the portraits on our folding money are of dead people.
    However, every one of them was a person of considerable merit.
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    Re: Biden going after semi-automatics?

    Thank you for the commendation,



    but I suggest that you don't forget the context of your original comment.
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