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Topic Review (Newest First)
11-09-2007 10:33 PM
max-on Thanks Sailingdog, I know it's Newport, I just cannot picture where. Oh, continue with the shrink-wrap info, as I am leaving the mast up this winter, it was down last winter.
11-09-2007 10:29 PM
sailingdog Max-on-

That would be Newport..

BTW, freezing rain is really a bad thing for boats still in the water, or even on the hard... a really good storm can add a lot of weight to the boat—often enough to capsize the boat. You'd be surprised at how heavy a layer of ice from a New England storm can be.

Labatt-

Basically, you wrap the shrink wrap tape around the shroud and the shrink wrap, so the tape seals the top of the opening in the shrink wrap. You'll probably want to use the two-inch wide shrink wrap tape, that kind of looks like white duct tape.
11-09-2007 10:12 PM
Giulietta Mr. Labatt..It wasn't me...it was TB..he started it...I saw it all...he also sent me pm's saying bad things about you. He said your boat is slow and ugly. HE did..TB that was...

TB, ok?? don't forget...Teerew Blew
11-09-2007 10:06 PM
labatt I come back after less than a day and find my topic totally hijacked??? Where the hell are the moderators when you need them!

TB - having never shrinkwrapped before, could you explain in more detail (and/or show more pics) of how exactly I deal with the shrouds?
11-09-2007 06:03 PM
max-on
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Originally Posted by TrueBlue View Post
You seem to pick the wrong places to go. It's gorgeous here - November and it looks like a fine Spring day out there.

I just now took this photo from my office window . . . nothing falling from the sky, and leaves still green.


TB, where is that, I know I should know, but I cannot place it - it's the kind of thing that will just bother me!
11-09-2007 02:32 PM
teshannon I thought the inflateable doll parade was in San Francisco.
11-09-2007 02:00 PM
Giulietta Besides, I have "licence to hijack"....ehehehehehe
11-09-2007 01:51 PM
AjariBonten Indeed, I was just making an observation.

Sometimes that's when the best stuff happens.... witness the "Old Men and Women of the Sea" thread.


11-09-2007 01:49 PM
TrueBlue
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Hey, is this thread in the running for greatest "topic drift" ? LOL
The assumption is that labatt's questions were already answered. That gives clearance to do what we want with it . . . (G)
11-09-2007 01:42 PM
Giulietta
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Giu,
Did you get to Philadelphia? Great little city except for sports.
I lived in the Residence Inn in Valley Forge for 4 weeks, my dear Sir...wonderfull place..we used to walk in the park every day, with deer and other animals you guys have...I flew radio control planes there with a few guys I met, bought a Wasburn guitar there too, climbed the stairs where rocky Balboa jumped, and saw a large parade with infalteble dolls.

I lived the hoaggies (sp), and returned home with 25 pounds overweihght...
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