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Forum: Harbor Chat 11-06-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Andy G
I will raise you your Alligator with myCroc. ...

I will raise you your Alligator with myCroc.
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Forum: Harbor Chat 11-05-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Andy G
Funny you should mention that Pete, I have just...

Funny you should mention that Pete, I have just been reading glowing reports on Air Vietnam's premium economy class on their Dreamliners. It gets very good reviews.

As I am off the Hanoi early...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-03-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,025
Posted By Andy G
Very delicately put MR RT. Imagine the...

Very delicately put MR RT.

Imagine the annual general meeting of Cummings(the owners of Onan Generators) fielding a question from the shareholders, "why did the marketing department name our...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-03-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,025
Posted By Andy G
Umm, I might be a little naive in these things,...

Umm, I might be a little naive in these things, what exactly is Onanism?
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-31-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,787
Posted By Andy G
Time to amend my welcome to the TF forum post, me...

Time to amend my welcome to the TF forum post, me thinks:

Originally Posted by Andy G View Post
Welcome aboard the good ship TF.

Good afternoon, I'm the duty hospitality officer and I will...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 10,429
Posted By Andy G
Hijack alert: Flywright I really like your...

Hijack alert:

Flywright I really like your newish avatar. The Golden Gate is my all time favourite bridge. It must be a bit of a buzz sailing under it.

End of Hijack, back to the gratuitous...
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-15-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Andy G
I know president Trump wants to take America back...

I know president Trump wants to take America back to the 1950's, but that a bit of a stretch Bruce.

Actually, I am not sure that we maybe heading in the same direction, given our new PM's missive...
Forum: Harbor Chat 10-15-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Andy G
What about me?

Now, this may well be the most shallow post ever made on TF, and there have been a few. However, when idly checking at the bottom of the threads I came across the section that lists who's been on in...
Forum: Power Systems 10-12-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Andy G
[/B] Postscipt: Well, after fronting...

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Postscipt:

Well, after fronting the world's most expensive Merc mechanic & demanding he accompany me on the RIB to witness for himself the dire state of our outboard and his less than...
Forum: Power Systems 10-06-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Andy G
That's a good idea. Hmm, wonder what the...

That's a good idea.

Hmm, wonder what the shipping costs would be.
Forum: Power Systems 10-05-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Andy G
Merc Two stroke 15hp

Every so often I come up with a good idea to save money. The 'good idea' usually ends up as an inverse proportion of the saving, the better the idea the more it ends up costing me.

So it has...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 09-22-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,951
Posted By Andy G
Yes, the hull design & length at 36' seems to...

Yes, the hull design & length at 36' seems to indicate that the 225hp engines were an indulgence, or perhaps Halvorsen bought a job lot, & used them on the later IG's. The usual 120-135hp FL seem...
Forum: Harbor Chat 09-18-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,330
Posted By Andy G
[QUOTE=BruceK;699567] Perhaps one country feels...

[QUOTE=BruceK;699567]
Perhaps one country feels "greater" if another is degraded. Schadenfreude?*
*(Note: Sensibly,no English word exists,so we use the German word, which broadly means, taking...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,321
Posted By Andy G
Speaking of deadly storms, spare a thought for...

Speaking of deadly storms, spare a thought for those in the northern parts of Philippines tonight. A super typhoon(Category 5) 900kl across is due to hit the country tomorrow morning.

Last time...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 16,321
Posted By Andy G
Yep, good luck to all of you who may be caught in...

Yep, good luck to all of you who may be caught in the path of that storm.
Forum: Harbor Chat 09-14-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Andy G
My first car was a 1966 blue 1300 Beetle. We went...

My first car was a 1966 blue 1300 Beetle. We went everywhere together. Took a while though, 0-60(100kl) was just shy of 20 seconds if memory serves, slightly longer with a head wind.

I fondly...
Forum: Welcome Mat 07-28-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Andy G
Welcome indeed to TF. I was down your way a while...

Welcome indeed to TF. I was down your way a while ago and was very impressed with some of those solid timber boats so favoured in the apple isle. I have to agree with Bruce, walk around decks with a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,103
Posted By Andy G
[QUOTE=Molly;684186] As far as batteries...

[QUOTE=Molly;684186]

As far as batteries go, I would go with lead/acid. Simply put, it's way cheaper. AGM would be 4x's the price.

I am surprised to hear you say that.AGM & wet cell battery...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 07-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Andy G
That looks great Bruce, must catch up for a...

That looks great Bruce, must catch up for a sqizz. Do you have LED's under the bottom of the bulkhead where the pillows are? I put some in Sarawana, makes the forward berth much brighter.

I tell...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 07-26-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Andy G
Semi Island bed? Do you mean an infill for the...

Semi Island bed? Do you mean an infill for the V-berth or something more exotic?

Bruce, maybe you could post a picture of this rare animal. Would be interested in having a look sometime myself.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,103
Posted By Andy G
Why not use an AGM battery? I have had mine in...

Why not use an AGM battery? I have had mine in for 9 years now, replacing two year old wet cell 8D's. Price were comparable.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,894
Posted By Andy G
I'm amazed that anyone who mucks around in boats...

I'm amazed that anyone who mucks around in boats couldn't swim.

I grew up a ways from the ocean , however we all learnt to swim at an early age in the town's Olympic pool* .Every kid in the...
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-05-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By Andy G
Ahh. I see. I have never had a Greyhound. I...

Ahh. I see.

I have never had a Greyhound. I am wondering what class of naval boat they would have named after my old Basil, the mighty, if somewhat inert, Old English Sheep dog? Well he is inert...
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-04-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By Andy G
I wonder why they called it Greyhound though.

I wonder why they called it Greyhound though.
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-04-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Andy G
Yep, happy 4th of July to all you across the big...

Yep, happy 4th of July to all you across the big pond.
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