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Well, I'm not sure I should admit this but that boat was built by my long time former neighbor, yep, B. Lewis.  As a fellow sometime mocker I am getting a kick out of all your comments but I will come

Ain't that the truth.  If he would have just humbly and simply said "i adopted and built on this method and built a few boats, lived simply and escaped the rat race all my life, it works for me"  he c

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First posted in Dinghy Anarchy, a Laser that has seen better days.

Comes with "steering rudder", "stabilizer board" and the all-important "sail pole"

 

http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/csw/boa/5978865672.html

 

It's sort of self-mocking so there's little for us to do here.

 

As a self styled low-end used laser expert (for club use) that's potentially a fine deal if it's complete and if the hull isn't soft or waterlogged, which is quite possible if it hasn't been used much. The text is eminently mock-worthy though.

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The trees weren't there when he started the project...

 

https://victoria.craigslist.ca/boa/5986709308.html

40' mast on a 40' boat is really stumpy. Good thing the motor is rebuilt...it's going to see a lot of use.

 

 

sailboatdata says it's a 34.5' boat. I wonder if he exaggerates as much in his personal ads.

 

At least it comes with a sailing pole.

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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

When free is too high a price.

 

 

Apparently that's going around this winter. This morning, I got an automated message from AirBnB that says, "After viewing your listing, customers booked other accommodations for an average of $96 less!" :unsure: But my price is $79...?

They need to apply this algorithm to craigslist!

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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

 

Sad.

 

Received from a friend but don't have ability or facility to finish this project at the moment.

 

 

Poor guy doesn't know how to operate a match?

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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

 

Sad.

 

Received from a friend but don't have ability or facility to finish this project at the moment.

 

 

Poor guy doesn't know how to operate a match?

 

This is the kind of project that mythical 12 year old kids would get a hold of and fix up. Think Arthur Ransome meets Huck Finn. They'd do it badly of course but it would set the stage for a future lifetime of mechanical competence. On the way they would have all sorts of adventures on some lake where there are no parents in evidence and the locals are gruff but friendly and available to teach useful skills when needed. This would take place against an unstated background of social tension or important events in the international scene but at the time, this would just serve to burnish the children's developing maturity, independence and sense place in the world.

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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

Sad.

Received from a friend but don't have ability or facility to finish this project at the moment.

 

Poor guy doesn't know how to operate a match?

This is the kind of project that mythical 12 year old kids would get a hold of and fix up. Think Arthur Ransome meets Huck Finn. They'd do it badly of course but it would set the stage for a future lifetime of mechanical competence. On the way they would have all sorts of adventures on some lake where there are no parents in evidence and the locals are gruff but friendly and available to teach useful skills when needed. This would take place against an unstated background of social tension or important events in the international scene but at the time, this would just serve to burnish the children's developing maturity, independence and sense place in the world.
Most kids just want to do that on a video game. Not many interested in DIY.
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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

Sad.

Received from a friend but don't have ability or facility to finish this project at the moment.

 

Poor guy doesn't know how to operate a match?

This is the kind of project that mythical 12 year old kids would get a hold of and fix up. Think Arthur Ransome meets Huck Finn. They'd do it badly of course but it would set the stage for a future lifetime of mechanical competence. On the way they would have all sorts of adventures on some lake where there are no parents in evidence and the locals are gruff but friendly and available to teach useful skills when needed. This would take place against an unstated background of social tension or important events in the international scene but at the time, this would just serve to burnish the children's developing maturity, independence and sense place in the world.

That's one for the anthology of all time great SA posts.

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Requires finishing, refinishing, and building.....

Only one leak but otherwise water tight

 

https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/boa/5941090887.html

Sad.

Received from a friend but don't have ability or facility to finish this project at the moment.

 

Poor guy doesn't know how to operate a match?

This is the kind of project that mythical 12 year old kids would get a hold of and fix up. Think Arthur Ransome meets Huck Finn. They'd do it badly of course but it would set the stage for a future lifetime of mechanical competence. On the way they would have all sorts of adventures on some lake where there are no parents in evidence and the locals are gruff but friendly and available to teach useful skills when needed. This would take place against an unstated background of social tension or important events in the international scene but at the time, this would just serve to burnish the children's developing maturity, independence and sense place in the world.

That's one for the anthology of all time great SA posts.

 

I was thinking the same thing but could not (as usual) put it into words.

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Sort of Mock Worthy? 12k for a 43' semi-custom schooner. 1979 Gitana 43' semi-custom schooner needs TLC & deck repair.

 

https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/boa/5961723802.html

 

That's a really cool boat, potentially. With that hull, flush deck, and independent-schooner rig, it's gotta be French. Unfortunately it looks like it's been used as a home for manic-depressive squirrels. Lots more to fix than just TLC and a deck; gotta wonder why there is no current photo of the engine among the offerings.

 

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God, why would you PUT most of those photos into an ad ?!? You know, the hull's lines aren't the worst I've seen, - somebody really could have done just a LITTLE cosmetic work and at least make that LOOK like something other than a need for a tetanus booster.

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And maybe not mock worthy?

 

Why just buy a boat when you can buy an '86 cat - under construction - and the whole company. Only 2.95 Million.

 

https://dallas.craigslist.org/sdf/boa/5954569771.html

If I'm not mistaken, Warren Buffet buys most of his companies from Craig's List.

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God, why would you PUT most of those photos into an ad ?!? You know, the hull's lines aren't the worst I've seen, - somebody really could have done just a LITTLE cosmetic work and at least make that LOOK like something other than a need for a tetanus booster.

Not to mention probably needing a respirator before going below. With the discoloration on the bulkhead, likely mold spores throughout. High humidity in Dallas.

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This one looks like a bargain...

Description: 12m Steel Keeler designed by Brent Swain, set up for single handed in Southern Ocean.

Launched 1986, Yanmar diesel, Steel mast with S/S rigging, furling headsail,

leisure furl main, Windvane selfsteering, wind generator, solar panels.

auto anchoring, diesel heater, Two single berths and one double.

centre cockpit aft cabin, VHF, SSB, GPS/Plotter, auto pilot, sounder.

Fishfinder, radar, windspeed, TV, DVD, stereo, lots of extra gear, Zodiac and outboard.

Owner retiring from sailing, great for two for offshore.

 

STEEL mast?? JFC, nothing like more weight aloft. Seriously, Swain aficionados' disdain extends even to aluminum?

 

I'll bet you could sit in the middle of a Cat 3 hurricane and ride it out safely, but I question the sailing characteristics.

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This one looks like a bargain...

Description: 12m Steel Keeler designed by Brent Swain, set up for single handed in Southern Ocean.

Launched 1986, Yanmar diesel, Steel mast with S/S rigging, furling headsail,

leisure furl main, Windvane selfsteering, wind generator, solar panels.

auto anchoring, diesel heater, Two single berths and one double.

centre cockpit aft cabin, VHF, SSB, GPS/Plotter, auto pilot, sounder.

Fishfinder, radar, windspeed, TV, DVD, stereo, lots of extra gear, Zodiac and outboard.

Owner retiring from sailing, great for two for offshore.

 

STEEL mast?? JFC, nothing like more weight aloft. Seriously, Swain aficionados' disdain extends even to aluminum?

 

I'll bet you could sit in the middle of a Cat 3 hurricane and ride it out safely, but I question the sailing characteristics.

 

 

Steel

 

Because nothing be stronger except rock, and they can't figure out how to make a mast out of rock

 

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This one looks like a bargain...

Description: 12m Steel Keeler designed by Brent Swain, set up for single handed in Southern Ocean.

Launched 1986, Yanmar diesel, Steel mast with S/S rigging, furling headsail,

leisure furl main, Windvane selfsteering, wind generator, solar panels.

auto anchoring, diesel heater, Two single berths and one double.

centre cockpit aft cabin, VHF, SSB, GPS/Plotter, auto pilot, sounder.

Fishfinder, radar, windspeed, TV, DVD, stereo, lots of extra gear, Zodiac and outboard.

Owner retiring from sailing, great for two for offshore.

 

STEEL mast?? JFC, nothing like more weight aloft. Seriously, Swain aficionados' disdain extends even to aluminum?

 

I'll bet you could sit in the middle of a Cat 3 hurricane and ride it out safely, but I question the sailing characteristics.

 

Is "auto anchoring" the Swainites term for running aground????

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Twp phrases hardly ever seen in the same sentence... "Arlberg" and "Mach II."

 

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/boa/5996243424.html

 

 

Or maybe the seller is from Boston.

 

I'm not sure how to take this: "Priced in USD but payment is acceptable in Canadian Dollars at a 10% reduction in the money exchange rate at the time of sale." Is that 10% less or 10% more?

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Twp phrases hardly ever seen in the same sentence... "Arlberg" and "Mach II."

 

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/boa/5996243424.html

 

 

Or maybe the seller is from Boston.

 

I'm not sure how to take this: "Priced in USD but payment is acceptable in Canadian Dollars at a 10% reduction in the money exchange rate at the time of sale." Is that 10% less or 10% more?

 

 

Either way would be fun to carry in a briefcase to Guatemala, where the boat is...

 

Sale wouldn't have anything to do with three separate pirate attacks in the area two weeks ago? Starting to sound like the set-up for the next Coen brother's movie.

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Twp phrases hardly ever seen in the same sentence... "Arlberg" and "Mach II."

 

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/boa/5996243424.html

 

 

Or maybe the seller is from Boston.

I'm not sure how to take this: "Priced in USD but payment is acceptable in Canadian Dollars at a 10% reduction in the money exchange rate at the time of sale." Is that 10% less or 10% more?

Either way would be fun to carry in a briefcase to Guatemala, where the boat is...

 

Sale wouldn't have anything to do with three separate pirate attacks in the area two weeks ago? Starting to sound like the set-up for the next Coen brother's movie.

That was my thought...transferring funds is going to attract a lot of attention and hassles.

Marinas in Rio Dulce 'somewhat' safe, at anchor or underway not so much. Stuff they can steal/rob from a yacht is equal to several months pay.

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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/boa/5992443709.html

 

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07 FLYING TIGER 10 METER RACING SAILBOAT - $15000

THIS RACING SAILBOAT IS LOCATED IN MARINA DEL REY IN A SLIP. IT IS MISSING THE BOOM, RUDDER, SOME RIGGING AND SAILS. IT HAS A NISSAN ENGINE (RETRACTABLE) AND VHF RADIO ETC... GREAT PROJECT BOAT. NO TIME WASTERS OR DREAMERS PLEASE

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Whoa, run away from those Irwin 37s. Built like absolute crap, and don't sail well enough to bother sorting out, even without damage.

But, but, it's free!
A case where free is too much. They're seriously shitty boats. Some Irwins are pretty good, not those, not the 321/2, not the 10/4.
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Twp phrases hardly ever seen in the same sentence... "Arlberg" and "Mach II."

 

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/boa/5996243424.html

 

 

Or maybe the seller is from Boston.

Now THAT is a boom tent.

 

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IN the summer down there it is the only way to survive. In the sun at all is hard. A boat in the sun is an oven.

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Whoa, run away from those Irwin 37s. Built like absolute crap, and don't sail well enough to bother sorting out, even without damage.

But, but, it's free!
A case where free is too much. They're seriously shitty boats. Some Irwins are pretty good, not those, not the 321/2, not the 10/4.

 

 

Agree

 

You could drag it into the back yard, turn it upside down, and make a shed out of it.

An ugly shed. Probably with a leaky roof.

 

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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/boa/5992443709.html

 

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00202_hT3txbfcAuZ_600x450.jpg

 

07 FLYING TIGER 10 METER RACING SAILBOAT - $15000

THIS RACING SAILBOAT IS LOCATED IN MARINA DEL REY IN A SLIP. IT IS MISSING THE BOOM, RUDDER, SOME RIGGING AND SAILS. IT HAS A NISSAN ENGINE (RETRACTABLE) AND VHF RADIO ETC... GREAT PROJECT BOAT. NO TIME WASTERS OR DREAMERS PLEASE

 

If you're selling parts of a ten year old race boat, excluding dreamers and time wasters from the target market might not be wise.

 

Similarly, there's a marketing deficiency in the Irwin ad. You're trying to give away a POS and want "serious inquiries only"?

 

The trimaran foil project looks interesting to me. It doesn't look well built nor does it look like it could fly on foils even if it held together. But it's fascinating that someone actually built it and I'd like to see more details of their madness. It might be a fractal mistake.

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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

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Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

$_27.JPG

 

Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

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Experimental sounds much better than "I built this while smoking crack"
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DouG will be along shortly to explain to us how these foils won't work - but his ones do - so well they've had parts of his ideas copied by nearly every foil based sailing program to date and then go into a lengthy diatribe including coloured text cut/paste paragraphs about how right he is.

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DouG will be along shortly to explain to us how these foils won't work - but his ones do - so well they've had parts of his ideas copied by nearly every foil based sailing program to date and then go into a lengthy diatribe including coloured text cut/paste paragraphs about how right he is.

How do we know that's not one of do-Ug's 'experiments'?
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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

$_27.JPG

 

Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

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Date Listed 10-Feb-17 Price
$900.00
Address Gibsons, BC V0N1V8

View map For Sale By Owner Make Other Model -perimental trimaran hydrofoil Year 2017 Colour White

Perimental may be a new diagnosis. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

They are always coming up with new ones and dropping others by accepting previous abnormal behavior as normal.

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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

$_27.JPG

 

Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

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An experiment can be a fractal mistake. In fact, the Flyin' Hawaiian thread is where I learned that phrase.

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You're saying there's a fractal mistake there? Like a Paisley pattern that keeps on repeating itself, or a like a lot of mistakes that create a pattern?

 

The definition given at the time was "wrong at every level of resolution."

 

It's still one of the funniest things I have seen on this forum.

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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/boa/5992443709.html

 

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07 FLYING TIGER 10 METER RACING SAILBOAT - $15000

THIS RACING SAILBOAT IS LOCATED IN MARINA DEL REY IN A SLIP. IT IS MISSING THE BOOM, RUDDER, SOME RIGGING AND SAILS. IT HAS A NISSAN ENGINE (RETRACTABLE) AND VHF RADIO ETC... GREAT PROJECT BOAT. NO TIME WASTERS OR DREAMERS PLEASE

If you're selling parts of a ten year old race boat, excluding dreamers and time wasters from the target market might not be wise.

 

Similarly, there's a marketing deficiency in the Irwin ad. You're trying to give away a POS and want "serious inquiries only"?

 

The trimaran foil project looks interesting to me. It doesn't look well built nor does it look like it could fly on foils even if it held together. But it's fascinating that someone actually built it and I'd like to see more details of their madness. It might be a fractal mistake.

The details of the madness might be patient/doctor priveledge.
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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

$_27.JPG

 

Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

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Ah yes....Gibsons. The Surrey of the Sunshine Coast

 

 

 

 

 

Date Listed

 

10-Feb-17

 

Price

 

$900.00

 

 

Address

 

Gibsons, BC V0N1V8

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For Sale By

 

Owner

 

Make

 

Other

 

Model

 

-perimental trimaran hydrofoil

 

Year

 

2017

 

Colour

 

White

Perimental may be a new diagnosis. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental [/size]Disorders (DSM-5)[/size]

They are always coming up with new ones and dropping others by accepting previous abnormal behavior as normal.[/size]

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Bull, here is the recipe. It's pretty easy and one of my favorites. The other option is to buy a plane ticket to Munich.

 

Roasted Pork Hocks

Ingredients

2 Pork hocks 3 – 3.5 lbs

1 teaspoon salt

1 / 2 tsp pepper

1 cup water

1 Onion

½ bottle of beer (I usually use more and drink 1 or 2 while this cooks)

 

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 390F.

Cut the skin of the skin of the pork hocks in a diamond-shaped manner. Season with salt & pepper Add 1 cup of water to a roasting pan and add the pork hocks. Bake on the middle rack for approx. 2 1/2 hours. Baste the hocks every 15 minutes or so with the liquid form the bottom of the roaster. (the roaster should never go dry, add water (or beer) if required. Quarter the onion and add to the roaster after approx. 1 1/2 h. After 2 hours, increase the temperature to 450f. Baste the hicks, frequently with the beer. Once done, remove the hocks from the roaster and keep warm. Dissolve the anything stuck to the bottom of the roaster with a little water and strain into a pot. Bring to a boil and season with salt & pepper. Serve un-thickened

Serve with dumplings, cucumber salad or cole slaw etc.

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That's what I thought, what a bummer. Or it just got abandoned at the slip like that?

https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/boa/5990912966.html

 

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'Boat has head size hole in front hull'

​There might be an interesting back story on how the 'head sized' hole got there, but at least the rear hull is watertight.

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Bull, here is the recipe. It's pretty easy and one of my favorites. The other option is to buy a plane ticket to Munich.

 

Roasted Pork Hocks

Ingredients

2 Pork hocks 3 – 3.5 lbs

1 teaspoon salt

1 / 2 tsp pepper

1 cup water

1 Onion

½ bottle of beer (I usually use more and drink 1 or 2 while this cooks)

 

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 390F.

Cut the skin of the skin of the pork hocks in a diamond-shaped manner. Season with salt & pepper Add 1 cup of water to a roasting pan and add the pork hocks. Bake on the middle rack for approx. 2 1/2 hours. Baste the hocks every 15 minutes or so with the liquid form the bottom of the roaster. (the roaster should never go dry, add water (or beer) if required. Quarter the onion and add to the roaster after approx. 1 1/2 h. After 2 hours, increase the temperature to 450f. Baste the hicks, frequently with the beer. Once done, remove the hocks from the roaster and keep warm. Dissolve the anything stuck to the bottom of the roaster with a little water and strain into a pot. Bring to a boil and season with salt & pepper. Serve un-thickened

Serve with dumplings, cucumber salad or cole slaw etc.

PY, are those apples or potato slices in the lower right of the photo? Are the other things dumplings?

 

Hubba hubba!

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Bull, here is the recipe. It's pretty easy and one of my favorites. The other option is to buy a plane ticket to Munich.

 

Roasted Pork Hocks

Ingredients

2 Pork hocks 3 – 3.5 lbs

1 teaspoon salt

1 / 2 tsp pepper

1 cup water

1 Onion

½ bottle of beer (I usually use more and drink 1 or 2 while this cooks)

 

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 390F.

Cut the skin of the skin of the pork hocks in a diamond-shaped manner. Season with salt & pepper Add 1 cup of water to a roasting pan and add the pork hocks. Bake on the middle rack for approx. 2 1/2 hours. Baste the hocks every 15 minutes or so with the liquid form the bottom of the roaster. (the roaster should never go dry, add water (or beer) if required. Quarter the onion and add to the roaster after approx. 1 1/2 h. After 2 hours, increase the temperature to 450f. Baste the hicks, frequently with the beer. Once done, remove the hocks from the roaster and keep warm. Dissolve the anything stuck to the bottom of the roaster with a little water and strain into a pot. Bring to a boil and season with salt & pepper. Serve un-thickened

Serve with dumplings, cucumber salad or cole slaw etc.

PY, are those apples or potato slices in the lower right of the photo? Are the other things dumplings?

 

 

Sliced raw potatoes and Tater Tots, respectively. Yum.

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?? Looks like a Walker Bay dinghy with a bunch of 'stuff' glued onto it. Including a plastic lawn chair.

$_27.JPG

 

Doesn't really look very 'experimental' really

 

FB- Doug

 

 

An experiment can be a fractal mistake. In fact, the Flyin' Hawaiian thread is where I learned that phrase.

 

Hotrods dinner.

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Tater tots are easy if you have left over mashed potatoes. Make little ball of mashed potatoes, drop into the pan, flatten and fry. Yum, indeed.

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Or "Georgia Strait".

 

They oughtta spell yaught right, but it's a Sceptre 36, a misspelled and really nice design.

 

If Trump and Joe devalue the Canadian Peso, will an import tariff be needed to fix NAFTA the worst deal ever in order to pay for the wall? Asking for a Sceptre 36 shopper in the US.

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