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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By cracked_ribs

Colt management has been so screwed up for so...

Colt management has been so screwed up for so long, it's hard to see them not getting bought out just to keep them alive.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,281
Posted By cracked_ribs

Yeah I actually found this extremely sad....

Yeah I actually found this extremely sad. Obviously I don't know any more than what's in the ad and have no way to verify anything but I do think that there are a lot of guys out there who spent...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,404
Posted By cracked_ribs

Presumably the goal of any life lesson is to help...

Presumably the goal of any life lesson is to help the anonymous kid grow up to be a man, so don't buy a new basketball for him; that won't help things at all.

Buy a rugby ball, leave it at the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,502
Posted By cracked_ribs

One of the things I struggle with is these fight...

One of the things I struggle with is these fight scenes where they have a 120lb woman beating the tar out of some guy twice her size because of her super spy training or whatever. Unless he just...
01-11-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,888
Posted By cracked_ribs

Alternatively there's a method I have seen used...

Alternatively there's a method I have seen used that relies on acoustic pressure waves which is pretty reliable: you can use onboard sensors to check if the engine is making running motory kinds of...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,900
Posted By cracked_ribs

I'm currently watching a pretty good Belgian...

I'm currently watching a pretty good Belgian series called "Undercover." Before that I was on a Danish miniseries called "Equinox" that was pretty good, although I found the protagonist a little...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-11-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,527
Posted By cracked_ribs

I believe that's a different mechanism of loss of...

I believe that's a different mechanism of loss of smell - I've known people who got super congested and lost their sense of taste and smell but I can't think of a cold anyone around me had that left...
01-11-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,119
Posted By cracked_ribs

The paid for one in your driveway that's ready to...

The paid for one in your driveway that's ready to go when the fish are biting. 18' CC...I wouldn't overthink it too much. Pick a layout you like from a decent manufacturer and get on the water.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-10-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,226
Posted By cracked_ribs

Thanks, I'll read this for sure. The Atlantic...

Thanks, I'll read this for sure. The Atlantic puts out some really good stuff.
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-10-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,226
Posted By cracked_ribs

This is such a simplistic argument...I hardly...

This is such a simplistic argument...I hardly know anyone, including actual libertarians, who favours completely uncontrolled markets with no such thing as antitrust laws, for example.

So there's...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-10-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,226
Posted By cracked_ribs

Regardless of which political team you back, the...

Regardless of which political team you back, the actions of the tech giants over the last few months should worry everyone, and the last few days...that is turning into red alert territory, IMO.
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01-09-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

I got sick of looking at the rough spots towards...

I got sick of looking at the rough spots towards the bow so those got some fairing; I also got to work on the rub rails and spray rails. Now I'm starting to think the whole thing is coming together....
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-09-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By cracked_ribs

What is Clovis? I'm appalled. First king of the...

What is Clovis? I'm appalled. First king of the united Frankish tribes and founder of the Merovingian dynasties. How do people get through the day without needing this knowledge? I can barely order...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-08-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,272
Posted By cracked_ribs

No kidding

No kidding
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-08-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,272
Posted By cracked_ribs

My opinion is that the actual rape is worse,...

My opinion is that the actual rape is worse, because you have long-term effects either way that could scar you for life, but in the case of the rape you also have the physical attack itself.

This...
01-06-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

I'm a huge fan of his work; totally different...

I'm a huge fan of his work; totally different league than me obviously but I have looked at that boat a lot. It really does look great.
01-06-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

Could be something like that, for sure... there's...

Could be something like that, for sure... there's a plastics supplier in the next town over that does a lot of marine stuff; I'll probably see what they recommend.
01-06-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

I'll definitely be putting a wear strip of some...

I'll definitely be putting a wear strip of some kind on there; the material I haven't quite settled on yet. But I'll be driving her up onto the beach a lot going back and forth to my cabin, where the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By cracked_ribs

This is exactly why I have lost interest in the...

This is exactly why I have lost interest in the project...the technical side is not a problem for me; I'm speaking casually about the requirements but I am entirely capable of doing the work. At most...
01-05-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

Thanks - my current boat has actually been used...

Thanks - my current boat has actually been used to break the ice on the river I used to launch from so it's entirely within the realm of possibility that this boat will be required to step up as...
01-05-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,595
Posted By cracked_ribs

Looks quite at home on that dead flat water; one...

Looks quite at home on that dead flat water; one would almost think that's exactly what everyone has been telling you for the last 225 posts.
01-05-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,280
Posted By cracked_ribs

Well, as I used to occasionally shout after a...

Well, as I used to occasionally shout after a short breather between songs back when I was the singer for a hardcore band...enough rest, it's runtime.

I spent a bit of time up at my cabin, just...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By cracked_ribs

Certainly possible, but considering my work...

Certainly possible, but considering my work revolves around designing telecom systems and the reason I have a couple of ICOM sets lying around is that one of the guy's who works for me builds VHF...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By cracked_ribs

I do own the land and the trees on it, which are...

I do own the land and the trees on it, which are quite a bit taller than any tower I could afford to build, the tallest being a little under 200' high...but there's a fun:annoyance ratio that goes...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,801
Posted By cracked_ribs

The sad thing to me is that I have a couple of...

The sad thing to me is that I have a couple of good ICOM sets that I was going to turn into a VHF repeater to put at my island place, because the ridge my cabin is on has trees that are the highest...
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