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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. What Is It? NW Salvage- One HellOf A Rig!

    Found a reference in 1999 & 2000 race results http://www.josephoster.com/sss/1999/c2result.html http://www.josephoster.com/sss/2000/firesult.html Annalise - Wylie 34 Custom Not sure it lines up with the pic on Sailboatdata http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1183 Did I win something from Teaky's desk?
  2. Are you going to buy the boat?

    and a repeat..... http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?/topic/193626-do-you-want-to-buy-a-boat/
  3. Small dogs

    Only read half then started skimmin' Anyone suggested a Sheltie? Wilson wants a buddy but is he ready for all the energy inside a puppy?
  4. Problem feeling comfortable on my boat.

    Got any pics? I'm having trouble squaring 9 - 10' off the ground with your comment in another thread that you have a 7.9. Maybe I'm confusing S2 models here but I thought 7.9's were lifting keel boats and trailered pretty low like a low rider.....
  5. Any S2 owners out there?!

    While we are on the topic of S2s, anyone have experience with the 5.5? Wondering how the sail in spite of having the "companion way" to port.
  6. Anyone ever heard of a Kells 23?

    I stand corrected.... by the Master Guess my terminology predates Red Herring and I haven't been keeping up. Master, How do you differentiate a daggerboard style lifting keel from a swinging one?
  7. Went to look at a Catalina 22....

    think we found the connections
  8. Anyone ever heard of a Kells 23?

    Disagree As Tempest noted, a swing keel usually is also the ballast. A centerboard typically only has enough weight for the board itself to not be buoyant. Ballast is either inside the hull or a shoal draft keel.
  9. '89 Dodge Ram D100

    I assume(d) it was to accommodate the long runners on the intake manifold. No but it gave enough room. At about the same time Chrysler has a long ram intake on the 413 V8. Twin 4bbl carbs were over/outside the valve covers. The long runners were tuned to a harmonic resonance that was supposed to increase air intake in a certain RPM range without turbo to supercharger.
  10. Learning to Sail

    Was 12 or 13. Mom sent me to a day camp at Cowan Lake state park in Ohio. Five days's activity was around water safety. Canoes, row boats, riding in row boats with 9.9 hp outboard, sailing, fishing and swimming. The sailboats were Nordex Bats. The day we got to sail, it seemed magical to be able to get around the lake quietly and without lots of physical effort. (wasn't racing) Had such a good time sailing I talked Mom into letting me go back for a second week when I endured the canoes, row boats, riding in the row boats with a 9.9 hp outboard, fishing and swimming just to get to sail again.
  11. '89 Dodge Ram D100

    lol...Are you thinking Dakota it looks like below.. Odo reads 18,000 and change that kms too. Interior looks almost as new as.... Well ok the floor mats are cruddy but next to no wear evident on pedals. Everything works. Lower door hinge a little loose. Blew a little blue at first then cleared up. Bed looks like there was never anything in it. Clear is peeling on the side that sat in the sun. Valve gaskets weeping, brakes almost put me through the windscreen, and, yeah, V6. Which means probably the light duty tranny. Wonder what tow cap is. What's a J 80 + trailer all up? 3800? True. That bench sucked and me w/sciatica. Yes I've owned two Valiants w/them. Mech once told me best Mopar engine ever, designed by Mercedes. I think your mechanic is on something. Cannot believe the ole slant six was designed by Mercedes. The basic engine dates back to the early 1960s, maybe late '50s. Started at 170 cu in and grew to 225 cu in. At some point in the sixties they had a "hyper pack" for it that included an extra long runner intake manifold. Remember seeing a 'Cuda with a shaker hood off-set for the 4bbl hyper-pack.
  12. What is your favourite knot?

    I was going to say the know that takes us from displacement to planing but I'll take this one too.
  13. Cross Country Towing - Wide Load

    Interesting, I now live in Indiana. I'll have to pay more attention but I don't think all the local contractors who are towing around trailers with their company logos etc have commercial trailer plates and CDLs. (no way to check that) May be an issue of no plate at all for out of state. Did work for a company that got a call from the Tax Man in another state who tried to assert that the name of our company on the sides of a semi trailer (contract carrier) constituted nexus and we should be collecting and paying sales tax etc. Handed that call to the Tax Director pretty quickly. Don't have any wide load stories to share but I have towed for crew teams. An 8 man shell is a very long load even if the bow is over the top of the two vehicle.
  14. Let Go of the Rope!!!!!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZwGk5xmlq0 Dear sir I write this note to you to tell you of my plight. For at the time of writing it I'm not a pretty sight. My body is all black & blue, my face a deathly grey. And I write this note to say why I am not at work today. While working on the 14th floor some bricks I had to clear. But tossing them down from such a height was not a good idea. The foreman wasn't very pleased, he is an awkward sod. And he said I had to cart them down the ladders in me hod. Well clearing all these bricks by hand, it was so very slow. So I hoisted up a barrel and secured a rope below. But in my haste to do the job, I was too blind to see. That a barrel full of building bricks was heavier than me. And so when I untied the rope the barrel fell like lead. And clinging tightly to the rope I started up instead . I shot up like a rocket and to my dismay I found. That half way up I met the bloody barrel coming down. The barrel broke my sholder as to the ground it sped. And when I reached the top I banged the pulley with my head. I clung on tightly numb with shock from this almighty blow. While the barrel spilled out half its bricks some 14 floors below. Now when these bricks had fallen from the barrel to the floor. I then out-weighed the barrel and so started down once more. But I clung on tightly to the rope, my body racked with pain. And half way down I met the barrel once again. The force of this collision half way down the office block. Caused multiple abbraisions and a nasty case of shock. But I clung on tightly to the rope as I fell towards the ground. And landed on the broken bricks the barrel had scattered round. Well as I lay there on the floor I thought I'd passed the worst. But the barrel hit the pulley wheel and then the bottom burst. A shower of bricks rained down on me I didn't have a hope. As I lay there bleeding on the ground I let go of the bloody rope. The barrel now being heavier, it started down once more. It landed right across me as I lay there on the floor. It broke three ribs and my left arm and I can only say. I hope you understand why I am not at work today. Read more: The Corries - The Bricklayer's Song Lyrics | MetroLyrics
  15. 18 wheeler sideways in the snow

    OK, was that downhill with the second trailer pushing? Looked like there were lights on the dolly but not the back trailer. Maybe the forward trailer was full loaded and the second trailer empty. Whatever, good job by the driver and all involved.