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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. Dyneema Deck Railings

    Thanks for the input. I've done lifelines on number of boats and never had any problem with creep like those mentioned above. Having your whole crew hiked off the rail on a single line probably takes the creep out pretty fast. Lashing at one end makes for an easy adjustment. I've used mostly 1/4 amsteel since it's cheap and bullet proof. UV is not a big issue here. Just curious if anyone had done this on their homes. Sounds like the answer is no. Stainless eventually goes to shit too, so nothing is perfect.
  2. Dyneema Deck Railings

    So SS cable deck railing is great for residential applications. So, why not go with dyneema and save of the fittings and cable? Online searches are not turning up anything, so I thought I'd ask the crew? I've got a big deck project going in on a boathouse. SS is just too expensive, but I'm very familiar with splicing and working with dyneema. Repeat - this is not for a boat, it's for new residential construction of a boathouse. Thanks!
  3. Garmin gWind Wireless 2

    Right - I get it. I don't give a shit about compatibility, just looking to hear from someone that has installed this god damned thing. Apparently no one has.
  4. Garmin gWind Wireless 2

    ANT lets you go straight from the wind transducer to a comparable garmin chart plotter or garmin GNX wind instruments. Takes the wire and the black box out of the equation. I'm already running a garmin black box to put my old Nexus fluxgate compass on NMEA2K and it works great.
  5. Garmin gWind Wireless 2

    Any reviews of this system? ANT technology that can go straight to a compatable chart plotter. Lag time? Potentially adding to a sport boat for polars & distance racing. Cheap option give the boat's current setup. Thanks & cheers!
  6. Club racer electronics

    Holy fuck get your head out of the boat and sail. You know what's fast? Time in the saddle... (with good crew)
  7. Find me a 30 footer in PNW with a turn of speed

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  8. Antrim 27

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  10. Find me a 30 footer in PNW with a turn of speed

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  12. Name this tool??

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  13. Another which boat thread

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  14. Find me a 30 footer in PNW with a turn of speed

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