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Search: Posts Made By: runner
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Still trying to buy my own boat. Can't afford...

Still trying to buy my own boat. Can't afford one for him!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-13-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 12,947
Posted By runner
This question was answered today when I was able...

This question was answered today when I was able to retrieve the original mast and standing rig. Now I need to make a boom up. Ordering the correct gooseneck tomorrow I hope. My nephew is working...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-13-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 1,905
Posted By runner
Y-flyer, maybe....

I aquired a n old 1955 Y-flyer in bad shape. The entire skin and the board well/trunk were rotted also. Figuring if I build a boat, I will build the whole thing, it is now hardware and a pile of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 7,274
Posted By runner
I hope being 50 and over weight doesn't...

I hope being 50 and over weight doesn't disqualify ya from sailing in a small boat! I am about to find out!
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
I never said I admired anyone's spunk in the...

I never said I admired anyone's spunk in the first place.
In that situation I would discipline the person that was supposed to keep him and everyone else uninvited out of the area, but yes, I...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Ok, you guys have the right of it! Anyone not...

Ok, you guys have the right of it! Anyone not doing it your way and to your approval needs to sink and no one should risk anything to rescue them!
Please show me where sailing experience is...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Not in the least.

Not in the least.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Don't try to explain to these folks how the mind...

Don't try to explain to these folks how the mind of a combat medic or support person thinks. They don't get it. If you get back over there, and the gunner on top of the humvee is named Chuck, say...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Show me the official report of where someone told...

Show me the official report of where someone told him not to try it. Show me the official report detailing why he felt it nessassary to enter anyway.
Sadly, the actual truth here is that some...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
And that report is from what official account of...

And that report is from what official account of the situation written by what impartial observer?
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
If my choice of words is all you can find to...

If my choice of words is all you can find to argue with, then please don't bother to respond to my posts!
So far there has not been even one thing mentioned about this incident that says the person...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-13-2008
Replies: 296
Views: 56,270
Posted By runner
Did everyone in this discussion forget the early...

Did everyone in this discussion forget the early pictures that plainly show a keel that had been working back and forth for some time? It is plain from the wear shown in the pictures.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-13-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
So, some of his friends or aquaintances followed...

So, some of his friends or aquaintances followed their own beliefs and rules. They tried to help someone and paid with their lives.
You may have missed the fact that they did this because they...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-12-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
What you are having trouble with is the fact that...

What you are having trouble with is the fact that someone did something in a different manner than you would have chosen. That is why I have problems with the attitudes displayed by many people...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-12-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
To those that don't understand jumping, fully...

To those that don't understand jumping, fully aware of the risk of losing bigtime, then by all means go to your rest having never jumped if that is your choice! Leave the rest of us alone when we do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By runner
Bottom treatment?

The bottom of the Puffer has a couple of places with some fine cracking in the gelcoat that looks to be caused by small knocks against the boat over time. One spot actually has a small quarter inch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By runner
Thanks! The boat looked good and it has three...

Thanks! The boat looked good and it has three sets of sails. I did not look at the trailer because of time. I may take someone with me that knows more about boats and go take time to go over it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By runner
Highland 20 foot racing dinghy?

Anyone know anything about a 20 foot racing dinghy/boat named the Highland? I don't have much info yet, but I found a beautiful 20 footer with three sets of sails for a good price. I did not have...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-10-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 12,947
Posted By runner
I bought a 1955 Y-flyer a few days back. It is...

I bought a 1955 Y-flyer a few days back. It is in pretty bad shape with rot of some kind. I would almost say time has had it's way. Anyway, I got it mainly for the trailer, but the sails and mast...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-10-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 12,947
Posted By runner
I am getting ready to rebuild this little Puffer....

I am getting ready to rebuild this little Puffer. I am fixing everything with proper repairs. In another thread here I asked about mast length and weight. Minimum full sized sail area using that...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 10-10-2008
Replies: 535
Views: 41,109
Posted By runner
Stuff happens and then you die. Never be afraid...

Stuff happens and then you die. Never be afraid to dance, sing, or chase a dream. Only your spouse, partner, dog, or your children have more priority. Falling down is not the measure. Getting...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 10-10-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 12,947
Posted By runner
Cat rig VS. Sloop

For a strictly pleasure day boat for use in the midwest where light winds are the norm, which is better? Does the cat rig work well enough? Does the sloop rig have a big advantage if sail area is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 8,667
Posted By runner
Military rounds are plated with material softer...

Military rounds are plated with material softer than the steel rifling in the barrel to provide a surface to wear instead of the rifling wearing as the bullet moves down the barrel. The Jackets are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 8,667
Posted By runner
Yep, the same rules used to prove bumbles can't...

Yep, the same rules used to prove bumbles can't fly!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 8,667
Posted By runner
Bill, I tested them almost daily for a couple of...

Bill, I tested them almost daily for a couple of years, including being on the pistol team on Kelly Hill. Myth busters is BS most of the time. You can empty a 16 into a mudbank and almost reload...
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