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    Don't trust your brain to remember the proper...

    Don't trust your brain to remember the proper co-ordinate to turn around.
    After a couple days of being seasick, every longitude looks like the turn around!

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    Make a note! Write it in...
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    Great stuff Bob The sole finished out...

    Great stuff Bob

    The sole finished out beautifully.

    That plotter will be handy when finishing in Hanalei,
    In the middle of the night,
    In a squall.

    iPads don't like to zoom with wet hands :(
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    The Kennedy Meadows Resort & Packstation is...

    The Kennedy Meadows Resort & Packstation is located in the Stanislaus National Forest about 60 miles East of Sonora, Ca. and 10 miles West of the Highway 108 junction with the Pacific Crest Trail.
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    I've used the setup that has the fly mounted...

    I've used the setup that has the fly mounted under the antenna base and the vane on the whip.
    Worked well on the Oday 22. Might have been the Davis brand.
  5. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Congrats on getting Hedgehog back in order!!

    Congrats on getting Hedgehog back in order!!
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    As long as the brakes are operating and not...

    As long as the brakes are operating and not pulling to one side or the other, I think the rust causing the surge will diminish until gone with several stops.
    If it gets better with a few stops I...
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    I have a small 20# mushroom with 50 feet of 3/8...

    I have a small 20# mushroom with 50 feet of 3/8 braided line.
    Probably too light for DuraMater, but youíre welcome to try it.

    You canít see the numbers on the scale, but it gives you an idea of...
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    I'm wondering if there might be a leverage...

    I'm wondering if there might be a leverage problem rather than friction.

    Have you tried a longer arm on the oar?

    Maybe 2:1 purchase on the lines to the oar.

    Of course I don't know how far...
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    Looks like a fun boat. Keep it up!!

    Looks like a fun boat.

    Keep it up!!
  10. Thread: Surprise!

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    Nice work! Likely that spot was bleached from...

    Nice work!

    Likely that spot was bleached from something spilling on it.

    Might try a bit of oil based stain to darken the teak area.

    Tedious work with a small brush.

    Not sure what do do...
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    I enjoyed Farley's "Grey Seas Under" Tales of...

    I enjoyed Farley's "Grey Seas Under"
    Tales of FOUNDATION FRANKLIN. A coal burning salvage tug out of Nova Scotia.

    And we think we've done some stuff!
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    Patience pays. 5390

    Patience pays.

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    Rule 3.17 states "A boat shall have a knot meter"...

    Rule 3.17 states "A boat shall have a knot meter"

    You don't necessarily need a thru-hull.
    Mounting a paddlewheel to an L-bracket from the transom would work.
    Or use a taffrail log.

    I heard a...
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    #6 Though I haven't found it specifically I...

    #6 Though I haven't found it specifically I believe a type of mite could make a home upon the plastic.

    #4 There is a particular cold molded Express 27 that is the original mold for subsequent...
  15. Thread: Greg Ashby

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    Hi Joe, You can reach me at gca at goldrush dot...

    Hi Joe,
    You can reach me at
    gca at goldrush dot com
  16. Thread: Surprise!

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    I would go the planer, sander route, the old...

    I would go the planer, sander route, the old veneer is probably only 1/32 thick.
    If it's not delaminating you could sand off the finish and glue on the new veneer and finish.
    Of course to save...
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    If the plywood isn't delaminating you could epoxy...

    If the plywood isn't delaminating you could epoxy new veneer.
    I don't know this company. Just something I found.
    https://www.oakwoodveneer.com/teak-and-holly-veneer.html
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    Thanks Alan! That inspires some ideas. Take the...

    Thanks Alan!
    That inspires some ideas.
    Take the seat out of the canoe, park it in the living room, a few bits, some blocks....
    Let's see what I come up with!
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    Wonderful looking kit! Keep us posted.

    Wonderful looking kit!
    Keep us posted.
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    As things stand right now, our local lakes and...

    As things stand right now, our local lakes and parks are closed, so I haven't been out for training in a while.
    Gyms are closed.
    I don't own a Concept 2 rowing machine.

    Currently thinking about...
  21. Thread: Seventy48

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    The latest update from race central; "Over...

    The latest update from race central;

    "Over here at Races High Command we turn on every computer monitor and radio, set them all to news stations and spin in circles until we find a station that is...
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    Let's hang in there and see if things open up!

    Let's hang in there and see if things open up!
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    Good stuff!! Thanks

    Good stuff!!

    Thanks
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    An easy pace gets me 3.5 knots and I can sprint...

    An easy pace gets me 3.5 knots and I can sprint to 5kt.
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    I've seen those numbers before, in an olden time...

    I've seen those numbers before, in an olden time before the apocalypse :eek:
    But I don't know anybody who has any.

    There is a story about a crazy person in the desert somewhere with a mountain of...
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