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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  


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  1. Private airplane anarchy.

    I got paid to fly for 25 years. Navy helo and fixed wing, corporate after that. Spend time on the boat now, can afford it. Current joke amoung most of my private pilot friends, they keep their planes so they can go buy a $100+ hamburger for lunch. Last time I crunched the numbers, I can drive from Tidewater, VA to Jacksonville, Fl in 9 hours, 30 gals of gas at ~2.00. Flying an affordable plane would save me maybe an hour, 8 hours at 10gals/hour of ~4.00 avgas just doesn't make financial sense. Plus I don't need an IFR equiped plane to drive on the interstate.
  2. Relief Band Motion Sickness at 2016 CES show

    My daughter gets extremely sea sick. Tried all the various remedies, the electronic wrist band is the only thing that works for her. She wears it constantly at a low setting, increasing as the symptoms appear.
  3. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    The dodger looks great on paper. But how does it work for Kim? I've been on too many boats where the dodger obstructs the view ahead. The rest of the build is amazing. Beautiful boat. Thanks Bob for sharing Catari, Francis Lee and now KDH's build.
  4. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    It has probably all ready been addressed, but the area between the coming and the cabin is a dirt magnet. Picture 2 (post 5636) shows a narrow "V" at the coming/deck/cabin jount, will there be a wide fillet in there to make cleaning easier?
  5. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    I've never painted (other than bottom paint) a hull before. If they are going to spray on the finish wouldn't it be easier to do before they roll it over?
  6. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Kim, This is the one I was asking about. Might just be the picture.
  7. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Thanks Bob, Then I guess the question should be, why shift from a scarf in the vertical plane to one in the horizontal plane. Probably makes little difference, but as a hack wordworker always looking for clues how to do it better.
  8. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    In the last picture it looks like they are switching to a scarf joint on the last strip, the other joints that I see are butted. Is it because they are getting close to the turn in the hull or just trying something different?
  9. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Click the light bulb comes on. Once it's all together and flipped, most if not all of the white bulkheads come out. I was thinking more along the lines of screwing each strip into a rib so the temp fastners didn't make sense. Relooking at the picture showing the scaft joint, the hull does look very fair.
  10. Perry Sliver Class Day Sailor

    Why do some of the planks have the extra screws through the small wood blocks? It may just be the different shades of wood, but it appears that the planks are different thickness. Just the photo or will alot of sanding be required?