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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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    From a marketing standpoint, B&G will likely have standalone (Vulcan) and fully networked (Zeus) series of plotters continuing into the future. The Zeus is on third generation, and the previous generations ("2" & "touch") are falling off the software update cycles over time. Vulcan may come up as a "Vulcan 2" with different hardware and thus software at some point that obsoletes the older "vulcan" as well. Look at the Lowrance/Simrad lines for their equivalents to get a preview of where the hardware is going.
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    Some people have boats that can be easily backed into slips, others have sailboats. It's a matter of choice, you have to expect them be proud of what they have.
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    Mounted in a gooseneck bracket, it would be mostly in shade... development time essentially zero, incremental cost is a waterproof case and a ram mount.
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    http://www.zapfware.de/en/products/nmearemote/ and an iPod/iPad in a waterproof, as long as less than true daylight is adequate.
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  10. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

    Lots of tuning behind those choices as well
  11. Small crack in aluminum mast

    probably left with turbation
  12. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

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  13. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

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