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    toddster replied to the thread Sailing log book.
    Ah, but what about when they prefer an interpretive dance? I understand that there’s notation for that but I don’t grok it.
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    toddster replied to the thread Materials Science.
    I used 1/8" ABS sheeting for bypass doors. Very light weight, but black. The tracks are slightly curved to create a little friction...
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    toddster replied to the thread Backyard Liveaboard.
    The boat has always been my fallback point when we have to evacuate for wildfires. Except one time the fire was between the ranch and...
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    toddster replied to the thread Sailing log book.
    Shit, that’s almost all I have to record lately…
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    toddster replied to the thread Post-Ian Salvage.
    When my brother was a diver, he used to occasionally get sent to help with hurricane cleanup. I asked him about that and he said that...
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    toddster replied to the thread DEISEL CABIN HEATERS.
    That's kind of what I had in mind - the outboard side of the aft head is the wet hanging locker. Run a hose from the aft-most blower...
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    toddster replied to the thread DEISEL CABIN HEATERS.
    That's a good point but this installation is very space-constrained. Almost all the space under the settees is taken up by the water...
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    toddster replied to the thread DEISEL CABIN HEATERS.
    For posterity's sake, any idea of what issue that was?
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    toddster replied to the thread DEISEL CABIN HEATERS.
    The problem with going six feet straight back is that that space is small and full of obstacles: a frame, the propane locker, the...
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    toddster replied to the thread DEISEL CABIN HEATERS.
    I'm leaning toward a hydronic system such as Webasto DBW 2010, because there isn't a good place for a heater in the salon and because of...
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    Ancient? By definition, nothing younger than me is in any way “ancient.” My Massey-Harris-Ferguson is a 1953 model. The world’s...
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    toddster replied to the thread SV Seeker.
    That’s… fairly disturbing. Not least, a frog with nipples…
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    TWO DOGS on a boat? What could go wrong??? Just when I’ve got 110% of my attention focused on keeping the boat going, ONE dog freaks...
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    toddster replied to the thread Pex - what is the correct size?.
    I did the old 30ish foot boat all in 3/8. No problems with the flow or pressure. New 40ish foot boat is done in 3/4 which is...
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    toddster reacted to 2airishuman's post in the thread Pex - what is the correct size? with Like Like.
    Look at the pressure drop tables. At 3.5 gpm you can run from the bow to the stern and back to the bow again with 1/2" pex and lose 10...
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