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    I hate it when I do that. Does the new design...

    I hate it when I do that.
    Does the new design of plug not have a threaded locking ring?
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    I love the economy of the three reef headsail.

    I love the economy of the three reef headsail.
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    Sequoia YC had a member who wrote a similar...

    Sequoia YC had a member who wrote a similar program; they were using it for their beer cans, and then watching the replay on a large screen in the bar after the race.
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    I do have a #13 pound danforth, with 4 fathoms of...

    I do have a #13 pound danforth, with 4 fathoms of quarter inch chain, and about 225' of half inch nylon, nicely coiled in a milk crate you could borrow...
    Worked well for the Hawkfarm, but not so...
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    Love the photo bomber in the background!

    Love the photo bomber in the background!
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    Very nice Jackie!

    Very nice Jackie!
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    You could get the outer edge, tape bound, if you...

    You could get the outer edge, tape bound, if you like that piece, or Home Depot has some matching throw and runner combinations that are fairly inexpensive.
    In the previous boat I taped some...
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    Once the floor gets refinished, I think you'll...

    Once the floor gets refinished, I think you'll really like how much it brightens up her interior; but yes, rugs can protect too.
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    I'm starting to wonder; are they a myth?

    I'm starting to wonder; are they a myth?
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    A small, inexpensive, throw rug, remnant, or...

    A small, inexpensive, throw rug, remnant, or runner, for cruising, can catch a lot of stuff, and then can be shaken out to leeward. Very nice on the feet during chilly mornings.
    You can leave it on...
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    I have teak slats on the cockpit seats. Sanding...

    I have teak slats on the cockpit seats. Sanding and bleaching are yearly jobs at the very least. I used to mix the powder and water to create the oxalic acid, but have switched to using FSR from...
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    Farley Mowat wrote a book called "Never Cry...

    Farley Mowat wrote a book called "Never Cry Wolf".
    I found it a well written and entertaining story about him embedding with wolves to study their behavior.
    In it, he has a good discussion about...
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    I have a long Phil Wood story that I typed up...

    I have a long Phil Wood story that I typed up here once, but then lost somehow.

    What time will you be in RWC today?
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    Did you grease the cables too?

    Did you grease the cables too?
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    So Ted, How was it? How many boats? ...

    So Ted,
    How was it?
    How many boats?
    Which way around did you go?
    How long did it take? What were the conditions?
    Any groundings getting back to that cooler?
    When is the...
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    We're all in irons till we get more testing....

    We're all in irons till we get more testing. Numbers are meaningless until we get a bigger sample.
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    There is only one side. Boating.

    There is only one side. Boating.
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    How long are the halyards? How long are the...

    How long are the halyards? How long are the tails?
    Can you cut a few feet off and move the position of the chafe?

    When I bought the current boat, she had a chafe patch on the main halyard. ...
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    Alan, I eagerly await your next post, and in...

    Alan,
    I eagerly await your next post, and in fact, I was semi seriously thinking about a general post, asking all that do post, to write faster and post more often.
    You and Bob have done a pretty...
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    In the Hawkfarm with a one cylinder diesel, I tried various percentages of biodiesel, and while smelling better than diesel, clogged Racor filters like no tomorrow.
    Finally, I just gave up.
    Then...
  21. I'm not a fan of wheels; I like to sit forward...

    I'm not a fan of wheels; I like to sit forward under the dodger.
    So I say rock on with that conversion.

    Now that I have a good mechanic and Berkeley Marine Center's non stinky synthetic diesel,...
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    A few of my friends recommended a diesel mechanic...

    A few of my friends recommended a diesel mechanic that charged $130 an hour with a three hour minimum.
    I try to do as much of my own maintenance as possible, but that was some of the best $390 I've...
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    The outer harbor where your at, has pretty good...

    The outer harbor where your at, has pretty good holding, and is fairly wide.
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    Check with the Harbormaster, but I'm not sure all...

    Check with the Harbormaster, but I'm not sure all the 50A on the recreational side are the same? Last summer, on the way down to Monterey Bay, we were unable to adapt, and moved over to G dock.
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    Clockwise, counter, or either?

    Clockwise, counter, or either?
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