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Topic Review (Newest First)
11-20-2009 05:11 PM
captbillc Dirtboy----- this shows what can be done when you think things over & then go ahead and fix the problem. congrats !
11-20-2009 05:09 PM
knothead That was great DB. What perseverance.
I hate to ask how long the whole operation took though.
11-20-2009 05:09 PM
whigmaleerie Your a master, I bet it took ages to think tha one up, The bulb ing my masthead light went the other day any ideas
11-20-2009 05:02 PM
hellosailor Them crows make tasty eating, yessir. Clever bait you found for them, now all you need is a .22 and a pot.

:-)
11-20-2009 09:43 AM
Bene505 Great job. You get the genuis award for 2009!

Regards,
Brad
11-16-2009 12:44 AM
Faster Nicely done, and nicely documented! Great post!
11-16-2009 12:36 AM
arf145 I give you genius points for the continuous loop thing, for sure! Shoot, I give you genius points for having a way to retrieve. I might have gotten all excited about my great idea and sent it up there with no way back

Nice one!
11-15-2009 07:17 PM
Stillraining Well done....Now Mr McGyver Sir... please show me how to do that on my split backstay..
11-15-2009 06:19 PM
Dirtboy
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Originally Posted by bubb2 View Post
Excellent!!!!!!!!!

If you could figure out how to pull down a skyed halyard that way you got something to you could market.
Guess I could get another one of these:



BTW, this was our "rescue monkey," she had been a research animal. We got her when she was 12 and she lived with us for over 20 years until she passed away. If you look real close you can see the crude tattoo on her chest ...... she was number 49.

Thank's for the positive comments, everyone.

DB
11-15-2009 12:39 PM
bubb2 Excellent!!!!!!!!!

If you could figure out how to pull down a skyed halyard that way you got something you could market.
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