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  1. New metal promises to replace steel

    just in time to avoid the tariff. Grow your own steel.
  2. Dow Drops 500 on Trump tariff

    Interesting that China isn’t even in the top ten on the list of steel importers to the US. It’s #11 with 2% of the total. Canada is #1 with 16%
  3. Pit Bulls Behaving Badly.... Again

    I love my dogs too. It’s still a mistake to let kids pull there ears.
  4. Pit Bulls Behaving Badly.... Again

    Anyone who leaves a child alone with a full size dog regardless of the breed is tempting fate, doesn’t matter how much you trust the dog. Let alone 2 dogs.
  5. Wah, Call Whine One One Trump Needs A Wahmbulance

    Isn't eating KFC or McD's like voluntarily poisoning yourself?
  6. Five months "adrift"?!?

    Said a mast component broke, a spreader.
  7. Olson 30 vs. Soverel 33

    Trailerable might be a stretch. Anything is trailerable I suppose if you have a big enough trailer. Both are keel stepped masts, both exceed legal width. The Olson can use a single point lift. Maybe think Hobie 33 if that is your goal.
  8. cool or horrifying?

    I've worked with my hands all my life and consider them to be pretty tough but I wouldn't think of sailing in 30+ knots without gloves. Are you guys just really tough?
  9. Antrim 27

    Thanks, I'm looking for an affordable, ramp launchable boat that can sail distance races short shorthanded and give me a place to sleep when I get there. Seems to tick a lot of the boxes. Can the mast be stepped without a crane?
  10. Antrim 27

    Is it ramp launchable?
  11. Chicago-Mac/Meridian X MOB Recovery

    Glad to hear the good outcome. This has to be my biggest nightmare. Was the MOB on the GPS activated?
  12. BYC-Mac

  13. BYC-Mac

    Not in my fleet. Seems myself (the Olson) and the j92 don't quite match the 'type'.
  14. Another killer cop walks. Shocked I say. Just shocked.

    So don't be black?
  15. BYC-Mac

    Maybe it's in there but I didn't see what boat you have?