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  1. Thread: Cruise Out 2020

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    I'm a great big fat maybe....depending on my back.

    I'm a great big fat maybe....depending on my back.
  2. Thread: What I Saw

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    Wow. I've never had a breakfast like that on a...

    Wow. I've never had a breakfast like that on a boat.

    Well, on any of MY boats.
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    OK so before I to to the...

    OK so before I to to the trim-tab-on-the-main-rudder thing, I thought I would try to make a bigger and lighter vane and just try linking it directly to the tiller. I can't imagine this is gonna...
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    I hope that the gabapentin will break the...

    I hope that the gabapentin will break the pain-tension-compression cycle and I'll get off of it pretty soon. I can still feel the effect in the tip of my middle finger of my right hand, so the...
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    I pitched the RHM part of the system, today. In...

    I pitched the RHM part of the system, today. In the trash it went, after I removed a mess of the hardware. I will try to get the upper half to drive a trim tab on the main rudder. So this...
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    Raymarine/FLIR. replaced the fried motor in my...

    Raymarine/FLIR. replaced the fried motor in my ST2000 and mailed it back. I just had to pay postage TO them...about $20. I'll test it once my back recovers.

    I've got a compression between C-6 and...
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    All right, I officially give up on the windvane....

    All right, I officially give up on the windvane. It hasn't been a money sink but it's been a time sink and I'm done throwing time into it.
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    I'm getting Philippe's updates. for those who...

    I'm getting Philippe's updates. for those who aren't... Some tough things have happened. While becalmed in the doldrums, Philippe discovered a growing crack in his boom.

    He's fixed some...
  9. Thread: What I Saw

    by AlanH
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    What a great photo! That would be excellent...

    What a great photo! That would be excellent hiking, especially with the Cherry Garcia at the end! :p
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    Well, I have no idea who has the auto-boat, and I...

    Well, I have no idea who has the auto-boat, and I don't really care. I think it's interesting that Greg, no stranger to technology - carbon fiber, composites, and more feels that this is enough of...
  11. Thread: Free boaty books

    by AlanH
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    All the boatbuilding/design books are spoken for.

    All the boatbuilding/design books are spoken for.
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    free railing/bimini fittings

    I messed up and bought more than I need.

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    Free....just pay for the postage.
    I won't be at the Vallejo 1-2, back is too messed up, so have to mail 'em.
  13. Thread: Free boaty books

    by AlanH
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    No takers, I'm listing these on the WBF.

    No takers, I'm listing these on the WBF.
  14. Thread: Vallejo 1-2 Plan

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    My back is pretty seriously screwed-up after my...

    My back is pretty seriously screwed-up after my qualifier. If I make an amazing recovery, I'll be there.
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    Hawaiian Airlines COVID testing

    https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/COVIDTesting



    The State of Hawaii is expected to launch its pre-travel testing program on Oct. 15, 2020, offering guests traveling from the U.S. Mainland to...
  16. Thread: Free boaty books

    by AlanH
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    Free boaty books

    I'm doing some cleaning out and now that I know that I'm never sailing to Micronesia, or building a boat bigger than about 16 feet, some stuff has gotta go.

    Cruising

    Landfalls of Paradise, 4th...
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    Oversized wind blade....needs paint. 5866 ...

    Oversized wind blade....needs paint.
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    Little changes can make big differences. I'd tried bicytcle brake cables in brake housing...too much friction. I tried thick monofilament through teflon...
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    Back is seriously screwed up after the qualifier...

    Back is seriously screwed up after the qualifier and coming home to....yeah, well...anyway. There may be some big changes ahead. Or not. Hell if I know.

    I'm working on the windvane again, back to...
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    He's makin' tracks. The concept of 220 mile days...

    He's makin' tracks. The concept of 220 mile days kinda blows me away. When he comes back I hope he takes Chanagabang on the next SHTP....records might fall. I mean...two days and he's almost 500...
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    Wow....scootin' along right quick!!

    Wow....scootin' along right quick!!
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    NICE drone footage!

    NICE drone footage!
  22. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

    by AlanH
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    ...waiting for the Pt. Concepcion tale with bated...

    ...waiting for the Pt. Concepcion tale with bated breath!

    Beer. Hm... Now, that sounds like a good idea.
    Have you been using your Navik?
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    Wow!....my back is bigtime screwed up right now...

    Wow!....my back is bigtime screwed up right now or I would volunteer! I hope you have a great trip and I will also be watching blog posts and your position!

    Alan
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    I finally worked up all the numbers, now that the...

    I finally worked up all the numbers, now that the credit card statement is in. I actually managed to do the Qualifier within 7% of budget....I only went 7% over my estimate. That's...like...

    You...
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    I got some tubular nylon webbing and replaced the...

    I got some tubular nylon webbing and replaced the stuff on my "long" tether. That tether was about 12 years old, time to replace the stuff. I also made it about a foot shorter than the old one. So...
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