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Search: Posts Made By: ilikerust
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,337
Posted By ilikerust
Re: Herreshoff's Meadowlark sharpies

Well I dunno about most other sailors, but I do get excited by sharpies. I have developed what might be called a little obsession with them. I've read Reuel Parker's sharpie book twice over the past...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By ilikerust
Re: Just picked up my 1967 Pearson Wanderer

Cool! It's interesting to me to see the various differences in the boats. It seems that no two are the same, as they made lots of changes in the few years the Wanderer was in production and I'm...
Forum: Good Old Boat 05-06-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 17,036
Posted By ilikerust
Re: Murphy's Laws of Boat Care

The propellor shaft and coupling that were perfectly aligned when you removed the engine from the boat will be hopelessly out of alignment when you put the engine back in the exact same spot where it...
Forum: Diesel 10-07-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,330
Posted By ilikerust
I removed an old one of those external strainer...

I removed an old one of those external strainer through-hulls and replaced it with a larger diameter bronze mushroom-style Groco through hull, and added a nice large Groco strainer inside the boat. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,025
Posted By ilikerust
He's a SuperLawyer? Give him a cape and tell him...

He's a SuperLawyer? Give him a cape and tell him to fly back to his home planet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,025
Posted By ilikerust
Would a sticker somewhere have stopped this guy...

Would a sticker somewhere have stopped this guy from putting that many people on? I'm gonna go with "no."

And as for this lawyer:



I would like to publicly state, with certitude and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,025
Posted By ilikerust
Sorry - I did not at all intend to second-guess...

Sorry - I did not at all intend to second-guess or criticize the actions of anyone who might have been there and seen the boat that day.

I'm more thinking about in the future. Knowing what we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,025
Posted By ilikerust
Res ipsa loquitur. The empirical facts...

Res ipsa loquitur.

The empirical facts would indicate otherwise.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,025
Posted By ilikerust
So you're sailing in your home sailing grounds...

So you're sailing in your home sailing grounds and you see this:

http://i53.tinypic.com/bg7bf7.jpg

Do you do anything other than take a picture, say "Oh my god!" and chuckle about it as you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,684
Posted By ilikerust
By the way, make sure you remove every last bit...

By the way, make sure you remove every last bit of that old sealant - it does sound like silicone, based on your description. I used a utility knife blade to scrape away all the old adhesive from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,684
Posted By ilikerust
I have the same port lights, if I'm understanding...

I have the same port lights, if I'm understanding your description correctly, on my 1968 Pearson. I re-bedded two of them that were leaking, using butyl tape, after reading all of Maine Sail's...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,557
Posted By ilikerust
I think the general admonition not to jump from a...

I think the general admonition not to jump from a moving boat is aimed at jumping off of a moving boat.

It's one thing to neatly STEP off the boat onto the dock as the boat is slowly sliding...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-01-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,125
Posted By ilikerust
There are lots of forums about living aboard, and...

There are lots of forums about living aboard, and I've seen some that specifically talk about living aboard with a family. There are tons of examples of families that even have gone on long,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
I'm hoping that's also said in jest... :p

I'm hoping that's also said in jest... :p
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
Methinks the comment was made in jest. A little...

Methinks the comment was made in jest. A little tongue-in-cheek, which does not convey well via e-mail or internet forum...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
I see no mention of a tub, flowers, grass or a...

I see no mention of a tub, flowers, grass or a pillow anywhere up thread.

I did mention, in my previous post: "The OP said, in an offhand manner, "Truth be told, I think the woman is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
As a general statement, that's simply not true. ...

As a general statement, that's simply not true. Simply having "some kind of serious mental issue" is not a "go commit random crimes and get off scot free" card.

And where is all this supposition...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
You're right; it wasn't. And he didn't.

You're right; it wasn't. And he didn't.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,724
Posted By ilikerust
My boat already is on the hard. She has been...

My boat already is on the hard. She has been since January, while I've been doing a whole mess of work on her.

The ironic thing is I was really hoping to have her back in the water by now - or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 3,724
Posted By ilikerust
Sounds like Irene might be a very bad one...

Just heard Joe Bastardi on the radio saying he thinks Irene is going to be one of the three "greatest" storms ever to hit the mid-Atlantic coast since the 1800s. He said he expects it to tear down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2011
Replies: 101
Views: 10,732
Posted By ilikerust
I am an attorney and I sure as hell would argue...

I am an attorney and I sure as hell would argue that she did steal the boat. She didn't just "attempt" to steal it.

She purposely walked aboard, cast off the lines and took it out of the slip,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By ilikerust
Beat me to it. I wouldn't want any item that...

Beat me to it.

I wouldn't want any item that I have to grab with my hand, lean against, sit on or against, or stand on to be painted a shiny, solid black.

On top of which I'm not a big fan of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,925
Posted By ilikerust
Painting a sail graphic?

I just recently had a brand-new main sail made by SailCare. We tossed around some potential graphics for the sail, but I finally decided the cost was prohibitive (given what I'm already spending...
Forum: herSailNet 08-22-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 10,691
Posted By ilikerust
I would not rely on this statement, as it is not...

I would not rely on this statement, as it is not correct, at least for much of the U.S. Of course, it's entirely possible you knew that and were indicating your belief the U.S. is not a civilized...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By ilikerust
People often misunderstand (sometimes willfully)...

People often misunderstand (sometimes willfully) the col regs. They tend to remember a few very basic principles, but oversimplify them and end up with an incorrectly abbreviated understanding of...
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