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post #11 of Old 10-25-2007
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Umm... some things are worth getting the marine versions of...others not so much. For instance, marine fuel hose is fire resistant.... standard automotive fuel hose isn't.

Much the same thing happens in many other industries... in the IT field, Mac owners are often screwed over.... if you price the same peripheral, like an external hard drive, in the Mac section of a computer store, it will often be a bit more expensive than the non-Mac equivalent.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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