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    12 metre replied to the thread The return of IOR.
    The lead ingots would typically be a last minute thing to measure in at a Ton level as in Ganbare below, which is a bit of an unusual...
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    You would never be able to attain the speed necessary for supercavitation in a human powered sub. As for ejecting bubbles, I believe...
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    12 metre replied to the thread Trump's last General.
    And here I thought this was about his other "Generals" - the ones led by Hershel Walker 40 years ago in yet another of his business...
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    Sounds a lot like a scene near the end of Syriana. Good movie worth watching with George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Christopher Plummer.
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    For a less than 20 year old 26 foot boat with something resembling sails - $20k sounds like a great deal. But like you say it is a Mac 26X
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    I wasn't talking so much about the number of them on the market as much as the asking prices for them. $22k seems outrageous to me yet...
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    For some strange reason - I don't know if it's wishful thinking or reality, but there are numerous CL ads for Mac 26Xs in the $20k range...
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    12 metre reacted to billy backstay's post in the thread IOR landfills? with Like Like.
    That's not "info", it's "promotional text"... .
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    12 metre replied to the thread The return of IOR.
    I stand corrected
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    Yup. I just found out a couple of months ago that Vern passed away late last year. I thought the old bugger would never pass away. I...
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    12 metre replied to the thread The return of IOR.
    Chain girth? That's part of the International Rule (i.e. metre boats). No mention of it in IOR.
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    That ad was from 2013.
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    12 metre replied to the thread IOR landfills?.
    I gotta laugh. $26k? According to this, that boat was for sale a year ago at $12,400 http://www.histoiredeshalfs.com/One Tonner/OFa 4...
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    12 metre replied to the thread The return of IOR.
    Ah yes. Liz of Lymington a David Thomas 3/4 Ton. I think besides rapidly closing the aft girth stations he was attempting to get a...
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    12 metre replied to the thread The return of IOR.
    And yet they both sailed at the '73 QT Worlds. https://www.histoiredeshalfs.com/Quarter%20Tonner/Q%20Black%20Bottom.htm...
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