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Old 08-26-2016, 01:48 AM   #261
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Stretch! The hawsepipes! Say it ain't so? How are you going to snub your anchor? How are your cats going to see where you're going? Oh the humanity!

Actually, it looks sh*t hot! The gang at the GB site will be gnashing their teeth but you're doing a great job. Keep it up, you're almost done (just before its time to start over at the transom again).
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Old 08-26-2016, 10:15 AM   #262
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Xsbank, glad you noticed. ha ha ha
I am building a new anchor locker on deck and I will put new hawse pipes in a foot or so aft of where they were. I wanted to use the cabinet that was the old locker as storage. It makes perfect sense to me.

I hope to start that project next month.
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Old 08-26-2016, 02:29 PM   #263
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Stretch, good to see you back at it and posting updates. I was wondering how the boat was coming along.

Decks are all done now, right? Got a pic of the finished product?

Keep it up...I'm loving the improvements!
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Old 08-26-2016, 03:57 PM   #264
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Stretch,

Good to hear you're adding the hawsepipes. A GB just wouldn't be the same without a proper pigs nose!
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Old 08-26-2016, 06:04 PM   #265
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Inside Bulwarks starboard side. The before and after.
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Inside Bulwarks starboard side. The before and after.
Sooo shiny...

How do you resist the urge to get nekkid, oiled up, and pretend your luge sliding down the deck?
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Old 09-25-2016, 01:03 PM   #267
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Sooo shiny...

How do you resist the urge to get nekkid, oiled up, and pretend your luge sliding down the deck?


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Old 09-26-2016, 09:24 AM   #268
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Old 09-26-2016, 05:23 PM   #269
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Walked down the dock last Thursday and the boat in the slip next to mine was below the surface. My boat was holding up the finger that was holding up his stern.

Cleanup crew trashed my boat and broke my teak rail off.

I needed a scotch.
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%#^&$(%)%^&@^@%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-26-2016, 05:30 PM   #271
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They raised it to the deck level that day and all the way dry the next morning.

Found no obvious leak and it's still dry and floating.

On Monday he removed a head and exhaust starboard engine. Tuesday he was pounding on the wet sleeve that had raised by the stuck piston when he turned the engine some. I asked him why are you pounding on that sleeve with a sledge hammer. He's a mechanic I was told.

The exhaust port is 12" above the water and he left it open. It was dry and floating nice Wed. and my neighbor said at 10:30 that night it was fine.

I have a theory which involves the boat washers Wednesday and tug boat severe wake that suddenly hits on the beam in the middle of the night and can last several long, very long, minutes.
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