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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-14-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 3,577
Posted By john540
I hate zero-tolerance rules. They might as well...

I hate zero-tolerance rules. They might as well be called zero-common sense rules. It's even crossing over to the military. In Iraq, on military flights, TSA rules apply. Flying in a C-130 from base...
Forum: Provisioning   09-06-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By john540
Interesting Don0190, I've never been burned by a...

Interesting Don0190, I've never been burned by a tequila, Hot peppers on the other hand... I think traditional boat beverages should abide by the "when in Rome" rule. While flying the Mexican...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By john540
Aren't the Nicopress sleeves made out of copper?...

Aren't the Nicopress sleeves made out of copper? Can't imagine they would hold up to the marine environment well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By john540
I test flew a homebuilt airplane that used the...

I test flew a homebuilt airplane that used the cheap $20 tool to swage the nicopress fittings, and one of my flaps popped back up after I put it down. After landing, I discovered that underneath the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-06-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By john540
Cool, I just spent about a week there, and it was...

Cool, I just spent about a week there, and it was surprisingly uncrowded. Painted cave was spooky! Can't wait to hear how it goes for you.
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