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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.  

chas5131

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  1. 28 foot cruisers?

    Is the Islander 28 tender?
  2. What's happened to the VX One ?

    Emailed questions from the VX One Bennett site on Saturday night. Got this and more back minutes later: "Thanks for your note. Keel is lifting 260 Kg sailing weight 76Kg keel Let me know if you need more. 2 containers on the way, and the class is growing fast. Cheers, "
  3. The Megabyte thread

    Zim's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zim-Sailing/80529607394 Inquired about a dealer via email because their dealer locator sucks. Got a a quick reply and follow up.
  4. Laser on Roof Rack

    Rhino make two side loaders. One requires an electric drill, the other has a hand winch. I had the T-loader when I added the winch. With the t-loader I can back down a ramp and don't require a dolly.
  5. Laser on Roof Rack

    Use a Rhino T-loader on the back of my Toyota Tundra and topper.Added a winch to the t-loader. The line goes to a pulley near the top of the loader and then to a block that is tied to the center of three rack bars, then back over the loader to the hiking strap of the upside down Laser. I have to help and push and bump the Laser to get it over deck mounted cleats, etc. . The Yakima bars are padded with pool noodles and wrapped with tape. The front of the three bars is a Rhino aero bar. I am 1/2 the size of the guy in the Rhino t-loader video and have had four rotator cuff surgeries. I manage to get the Laser loaded. I hate trailers.
  6. Can not change email

  7. Sailing Anarchists Affected by Cancer

    Strength to all of you fighting a disease. Lost two friends to Melanoma in 1986. Had surgery following the removal of a malignant mole myself. Had a 49% chance of making it five years. About to lose my best friend to Melanoma, it is his fifth cancer. Keep sailing. Go ahead and buy that boat.