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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. Refinishing a very ugly aluminum mast

    you want to use an aluminum moisture cured urethane (which you can topcoat - at least some brands) - these include, Aluthane, POR 15, Rust bullet
  2. VC performance epoxy crazing

    I am in the epoxy business since 1990s - progressive epoxy polymers inc - sounds like the vc is just poorly formulated and not a good product.
  3. Bottom of keel repair on a Catalina 30

    use (google) wet dry 700 epoxy - it is a kevlar and ceramic reinforced epoxy paste (about as thick as joint compound) used for structural repairs - even underwater. Carried on boats for emergency repairs at sea (disclosure - I do have a commercial interest in this product)
  4. Rust patch on iron keel

    I would recommend using a kevlar reinforced epoxy paint (which an be applied underwater for mid season touch up) - this and similar epoxies were the hero in the book Escape from Hermit Island - were a sunken yacht was fiberglassed repaired when sunk in 12 feet of water and the raised and sailed 400 miles to port.