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Topic Review (Newest First)
04-02-2010 08:04 AM
WanderingStar It wasn't that much dismay, we probably all needed a dink and a smoke on that trip!
04-01-2010 10:56 AM
drobarge
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Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
It was raining hard, I'm that wet and under the bimini. I can also light a smoke in 20 kts w/ a bic.
much to the dismay of the skipper, I lit one on wandering star in 35k with a match
04-01-2010 10:53 AM
sailingdog LOL...no deal... I like not dealing with the soggy carpets and mold... Good luck...
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Originally Posted by jarcher View Post
The entire state of RI (not saying much, I realize, we're small) has been so declared. I'll trade ya my ability to take advantage og it for your dryness!

Starting at about 2;00AM today, the water finally stopped coming in and the pump was ahead of it. Today is a day to shop vac the carpet before mold starts. I can stand loosing the carpet, now I am trying to save the walls :-(
04-01-2010 10:35 AM
jarcher
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Depends on whether you get declared a Federal Disaster Area... we have...but I can't take advantage of it, since we have no flooding or water issues...
The entire state of RI (not saying much, I realize, we're small) has been so declared. I'll trade ya my ability to take advantage og it for your dryness!

Starting at about 2;00AM today, the water finally stopped coming in and the pump was ahead of it. Today is a day to shop vac the carpet before mold starts. I can stand loosing the carpet, now I am trying to save the walls :-(
04-01-2010 08:36 AM
sailingdog Depends on whether you get declared a Federal Disaster Area... we have...but I can't take advantage of it, since we have no flooding or water issues...

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Originally Posted by jarcher View Post
Well i have been pumping the rain out of my basement since last night at about 7:00PM. I thought we might dodge the bullet, and then the floodgates opened :-(

Others have it worse, I know, but this is going to cost several $1,000 to repair. I wonder if there will be a "bailout" for those of us with swimming pools below our houses?
03-31-2010 03:02 PM
jarcher Well i have been pumping the rain out of my basement since last night at about 7:00PM. I thought we might dodge the bullet, and then the floodgates opened :-(

Others have it worse, I know, but this is going to cost several $1,000 to repair. I wonder if there will be a "bailout" for those of us with swimming pools below our houses?
03-31-2010 12:54 PM
sailingdog quit whining...just think how much snow that would have been...

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Originally Posted by wchevron View Post
They shut down rt 95 N&S lanes in RI due to flooding. I think I've had enough rain now.
03-31-2010 11:07 AM
BubbleheadMd If I waited for beautiful weather to sail, I'd never sail.
03-31-2010 10:44 AM
blt2ski All you whiners, and to hear that it rains a lot in Seattle?!?!?!?!?! hmmmmmmm

NOT!

marty
03-31-2010 10:34 AM
wchevron They shut down rt 95 N&S lanes in RI due to flooding. I think I've had enough rain now.
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