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    There I was minding my own business.....

    wouldn't bump they asses
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    Hottest Man I've Seen All Year

    India, naMANsté:
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    F-27 "Lite" does anyone know about this boat

    Read very carefully, I shall write this only once: BOUDICCA is for sale. My arthritis is getting to me. Please go to http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/1989/Corsair-F-27-GS-2446171/Ocean-Springs/MS/United-States clicky for Addie to check her out and for contact information. With thanks
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    A-Cat in PHRF (or SMS?)

    57 is waaaaaay too high. F'rinstance, PHRF for F-boats: F28R is 21; F25C is -15 (yes, NEGATIVE); F31-1D is -55 The Ports/PHRF conversion sort of works for monohulls but it's way out of line for multihulls. You'll have to see if you can find established PHRF numbers for multis and just make a...
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    Low stretch halyards?

    for my part, I just got whatever weight the least and was good line that was locally available. That happened to be at West Marine, and also happened to be the XLS T. Also, my boat is a multihull, the sheet in question for the blade jib I only beat with, so I want that mutha ground flat. Now...
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    Low stretch halyards?

    I'd use Warpspeed or just plain ol' nekkid Amsteel before I went with XLS, and the reason why is that in my experience the cover just slides all over the place with XLSxT. I'm not using as a halyard, but as a jibsheet, fwiw. I'll never buy that crap again.
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    Heavy Duty Sewing machines

    Pfaff 130. The end. edit: Yes, the design is a billion years old. That's why they work. You can sew clothes and sails with this machine. Price range around 250 or so.
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    Mardi Gras Bound

    I only 'lose' sleep over folks who don't give credit where it's due. Having been in a krewe, I now see both sides. It's fun to be on that float, but it's a lot of work and money, too.
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    Mardi Gras Bound

    See why it's so important to avoid paraphrasing....? your translation is much changed
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    Mardi Gras Bound

    fixed it for ya. It's fairly expensive to be in a krewe, son, and most on those floats are locals, anyway
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    Mardi Gras Bound

    Oh, for night parades, bring some quarters for the torchières, and FFS, don't fling the money on the ground - those guys work fairly hard
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    The Shed

    They did have pretty decent bbq, their potato salad was to die for, and it was kinda fun to go there. Y'all may have seen it on the food channel Fieri show http://theshedbbq.com/blog/2012/02/the-shed-burns-to-the-ground/
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    Mardi Gras Bound

    You might try some old school NOLA: Bon Ton Café; Camellia Grill a bit away from city center... Russell's Marina Grill (and see NOYC while there); the Galley (Metairie)
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    Workplace Wisdom

    From the printing industry: 'Do it right, or do it twice.' Corollary: 'Funny how they ain't got time to do it right, but there's always time to do it again.'
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    Short run Lewmar winches

    Take a Dremel to the socket?




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