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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 6,414
Posted By cockeyedbob
Nonetheless, why is this an emergency? What...

Nonetheless, why is this an emergency? What secrets must be recovered?

What did the sheriff give to the State Department? Who really cares about a plot to overthrow the government of Portugal and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 6,414
Posted By cockeyedbob
Photos? Naw, was the numbers copied from the...

Photos? Naw, was the numbers copied from the men's room wall he'll be missin'.:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-24-2008
Replies: 125
Views: 6,414
Posted By cockeyedbob
sigh, back up your files ...

sigh, back up your files ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,213
Posted By cockeyedbob
nice ... blissfully unaware of your secret...

nice ... blissfully unaware of your secret identity and the super suit behind the sliding wall ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By cockeyedbob
XORT IF you feel comfortable with doing the...

XORT

IF you feel comfortable with doing the work yourself, you might check local scrap yards ... mine sells stainless, for $1.75/lb regardless of type ... I visit regularly, pick through the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By cockeyedbob
Hi. I'm new to this discussion and need...

Hi. I'm new to this discussion and need information on the San Blas Islands south of the Panama Canal. ??

Hmmmm, SOUTH of the Canal? Not the San Blas islands but rather the Archipielago de las...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 10,205
Posted By cockeyedbob
Ah, a fundamentally sound philosophy, but don't...

Ah, a fundamentally sound philosophy, but don't stop there. You'll save even more money and become a true sailor by chucking the engine, transmission, shaft and prop.

Bob kinda prefers a bit o'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,160
Posted By cockeyedbob
most likely bronze ... shine away, but 'spect...

most likely bronze ... shine away, but 'spect you'll give that up after a time ot two ...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-07-2008
Replies: 133
Views: 17,486
Posted By cockeyedbob
jeez, with all the do-it-yerselfers out there,...

jeez, with all the do-it-yerselfers out there, how's a guy gonna make a buck ? :D
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-06-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,684
Posted By cockeyedbob
Heheheh gota a sense of humor ya has.;) ...

Heheheh gota a sense of humor ya has.;)

"Well I suppose it does sound a little like a personal question. "You seem nice but how much does YOUR ballast weigh?""

To answer your question, not...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-06-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 9,684
Posted By cockeyedbob
MedSailor Aluminum spar ... easy ... lbs/ft...

MedSailor

Aluminum spar ... easy ... lbs/ft depending on extrusion ... pretty close.

Wood ... solid or hollow core, fir or spruce, calculate cu/ft of material required and multiply by lbs/cuft...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2008
Replies: 174
Views: 10,130
Posted By cockeyedbob
naw, that's a PITA :eek:

naw, that's a PITA :eek:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 4,221
Posted By cockeyedbob
Improving Somali taste? Perhaps under...

Improving Somali taste? Perhaps under Provisioning?:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 8,877
Posted By cockeyedbob
Aye, Deep Water "When somebody has risked...

Aye, Deep Water

"When somebody has risked and failed, and when somebody has fallen from the tightrope they'd been walking on, somebody has to pick them up and give them a burial. Best thing is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 5,700
Posted By cockeyedbob
Fuji... nice!

Fuji... nice!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   03-27-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By cockeyedbob
... a good plan ... for bob's project,...

... a good plan ...

for bob's project, prop, shaft, seals, bearings, trans and new 55hp diesel ran 11,300 ... bob's labor ... 'course, put in perspective, got less than 12,000 in a welded,...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   03-27-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By cockeyedbob
wantokex same delema last winter ... did the...

wantokex
same delema last winter ... did the research, crunched the numbers, and submitted boat and engine specs to everyone I could think of and when the results came in, most agreed on the same...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-14-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 34,571
Posted By cockeyedbob
Nice site steelboat ... A lot of steel boat...

Nice site steelboat ...

A lot of steel boat folks gonna be surprised to find the boat they're sailin' today should have rusted away years ago. :rolleyes:

Now, 'bout Slocum and his oyster...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-14-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 34,571
Posted By cockeyedbob
I hear ya. :)

I hear ya. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-14-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,830
Posted By cockeyedbob
Yeah, lotta white stuff ... meltin' now but still...

Yeah, lotta white stuff ... meltin' now but still a pain ... makes bob wanna stay inside and eat ... went to sdiego fer da show and check onna babes ... not mucha show an squat fer da babes, wasn't...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-14-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 34,571
Posted By cockeyedbob
Wow, a steel multihull! Now there's a fella with...

Wow, a steel multihull! Now there's a fella with two reasons to be a bit defensive. :D Hell fellas, life's just too short to be quibblin' over details. How long ya plannin' to last anyway?
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-14-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,244
Posted By cockeyedbob
now where ya gonna stow those fenders :confused:

now where ya gonna stow those fenders :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,315
Posted By cockeyedbob
Agree with ya poopdeck ... heck, the boats leaked...

Agree with ya poopdeck ... heck, the boats leaked as much as the convention center. :rolleyes:
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   01-14-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 34,571
Posted By cockeyedbob
Aye Jeff, and it is the sea's duty to return ALL...

Aye Jeff, and it is the sea's duty to return ALL things from whence they came.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2008
Replies: 85
Views: 16,750
Posted By cockeyedbob
Professionally built is no guarantee. Once the...

Professionally built is no guarantee. Once the paint goes on, who's gonna know?

I believe Val's coating failure resulted from poor preparation or improper coating application. Unfortunately, some...
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