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  1. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    perhaps I can defuse this... Is the answer #2;...

    perhaps I can defuse this...
    Is the answer #2; Snapping Shrimp?
    DH
  2. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Seen close up & in color, I would be careful with...

    Seen close up & in color, I would be careful with such a beautiful launch as well.
    Lovely from the canvass tucked gunwales to the inlaid stern bench...

    DH
  3. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Proving once again that the surest way not to...

    Proving once again that the surest way not to need the backups is to have them.
    The inverse of that is not having them is the fastest way to ensure failure...

    DH
  4. Thread: Hedgehog

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    actually, complete redundancy... 2 brains, 2...

    actually, complete redundancy... 2 brains, 2 power modules, 2 rams. 2 mounts - Port and Starboard.
    one on-off-on 20 amp toggle switch on the AP power supply.

    The fundamental intent is...
  5. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Thanks All! freshly back after the unfamiliar...

    Thanks All!
    freshly back after the unfamiliar sensation of puttering on the boat! weeeeee!

    Rick & Alan - the hard dodger is an interesting story... it started with a desire to have a dodger that...
  6. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Hedgeheog is back!!!

    Like the add says, "like it never even happened";
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    OK - Well yeah, it most certainly happened.
    But - we are back! - Rufus completed everything to his amazingly high standards a week ago....
  7. Thread: Sal's

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    I know for a fact they are there... I drove past...

    I know for a fact they are there... I drove past recently and the roll door is up and the fork lift moving about.
    cant speak to their communication challenges.
    PM me if you'd like me to put my mask...
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    Bob's version is what I heard on the call as...

    Bob's version is what I heard on the call as well; I also can't speak to what was actually voted on.

    DH
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    OK, I'll start the ball rolling with #7 - Bernard...

    OK, I'll start the ball rolling with #7 - Bernard Gilboy.

    Interesting that there are a number of First Solo's on the list, but since you didn't specify direction, non-stop, or by air or sea, I'll...
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    Evidently you haven't been paying attention to...

    Evidently you haven't been paying attention to the very real consequences of close tactical racing, in typical May slot conditions, & particularly in mixed fleets of single and double handed boats....
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    Given my present circumstances, with Hedgehog...

    Given my present circumstances, with Hedgehog taken apart & in the shop (meter running and the usual schedule creep setting in), a qualifier to complete (clock spinning) & living on the dole...
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    Just reporting the news, not pre-judging or...

    Just reporting the news, not pre-judging or opining.
    at all.

    DH
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    Sad to say; Vic-Maui was added to the list some...

    Sad to say;
    Vic-Maui was added to the list some weeks back.
    PacCup called as of today:

    April 7, 2020 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Race organizers for the 2020 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to Hawaii...
  14. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    In an odd coincidence, this past fall, before the...

    In an odd coincidence, this past fall, before the world turned inside out, I had a side gig running a small music series for the SF Parks Alliance on Friday evenings at the site of the old Andersen...
  15. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Jack London's Snark, subject of The Cruise of the...

    Jack London's Snark, subject of The Cruise of the Snark was built at Andersens
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    Actual Order is attached. Found the link here....

    Actual Order is attached.
    Found the link here.

    To Bob's question, the answer is no, not to the letter of the order.
    Emphasis added.

    2 Mandatory Quarantine. All persons entering the State...
  17. Thread: Domino's Story

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    Its a bit foggy 5 years later, but as near as I...

    Its a bit foggy 5 years later, but as near as I can recall;
    In the process of mucking about with the MPP controler, I had inadvertently switched the starter battery so that it was no longer isolated...
  18. Thread: Surprise!

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    I know the answer to this... See my write up for...

    I know the answer to this... See my write up for DOMINO's 2015 long pac for the how's of that.
    Bottom line; no lasting detectable effects on either the AGM starter battery or the Carbon Foam house...
  19. Thread: Hedgehog

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    100% in agreement to that. for consideration;...

    100% in agreement to that.
    for consideration; it's also possible for the OA to modify the rules to enshrine allowances and exceptions in the SI's, though the language and how to identify...
  20. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Thanks for the kind words and the vote of...

    Thanks for the kind words and the vote of confidence Bill, but that's simply not the way I roll.

    In the first place, it's hardly fair to my fellow competitors; secondly, the rule is there for very...
  21. Thread: Hedgehog

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    A lot of folks have been asking for updates on...

    A lot of folks have been asking for updates on Hedgehog after our unfortunate Corinthian race.
    Warning, the following pictures are not for the faint of heart!

    So, after getting Hedgehog back to...
  22. I agree that this should not devolve into a Us vs...

    I agree that this should not devolve into a Us vs Them discussion.

    While that was my original complaint; with a few days to decompress and a bit of emotional distance I'll walk that back a tiny...
  23. Thread: Seminars

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    Shipping Boats Home Documents and info

    Hi All -
    here are pertinent documents about shipping boats on trailers home from the last seminar;
    1. a pdf of my ppt presentation from the seminar
    2. a fact sheet from Larry Conkilin, which...
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    I strongly suspect that this phenomena of...

    I strongly suspect that this phenomena of "inspiration & learning by googling" is what led to Alan's former H Boat winding up abandoned on the beach in Capitola.


    DH
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    Clearing my throat... I'll keep this post to...

    Clearing my throat...
    I'll keep this post to mostly my version of what happened; at this point I really don't have the heart to debate the rest.

    But first - Thank you everyone here and in my...
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