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Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,129
Posted By Andy G
Well, I suppose I am a relative newbie. What...

Well, I suppose I am a relative newbie.

What interests me is that sometimes I come across a post, like Gene above, who have been members for a long period of time with very little active posting....
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-19-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By Andy G
Bruce, I didn't know you were/are a car man....

Bruce, I didn't know you were/are a car man. Sounds like you had some fun.

David you certainly seem to know your way around them. I have never driven a 'Tiger,' closest I got was watching the...
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-18-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Andy G
I watched the movie tonight. Although it...

I watched the movie tonight.

Although it was interesting, for me it was not quite up there with some other war films I have seen. However it was still quite a riveting two hours. The 'one shot'...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-18-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By Andy G
Rather than buy, you could think about a private...

Rather than buy, you could think about a private rental for a specified time. Why don't you work out a route with an approximate time line, start to finish. Post it in the forum and see if you get...
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-12-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
We would happily take some of your water at the...

We would happily take some of your water at the moment, not too saline though (as the thread sails happily off topic, thus saving it from the admonishments of Janet) :rolleyes:
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-12-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
Hmm, I think the thread may be skating on thin...

Hmm, I think the thread may be skating on thin ice, and the weather is getting warmer! (well, if you believe in global warming).
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-12-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,386
Posted By Andy G
I still like post #3.There again I am...

I still like post #3.There again I am comfortable with a certain Pythonesque view of the world, smart or otherwise.

However, my issue with trying to make my IG 'smart' is that over the last 30...
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-12-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By Andy G
I will be interested to hear what you think....

I will be interested to hear what you think. Seems to be getting good reviews.
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-12-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
Good answer.

Good answer.
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-11-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
[/B] It has happened before though. ...

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It has happened before though.

" the aircraft was shot down by the U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes when it fired a RIM-66 Standard surface-to-air missile. The airplane was...
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-11-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
At the risk of incurring the moderators...

At the risk of incurring the moderators admonishments , which mad men are you referring to?
Forum: Harbor Chat 01-11-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,141
Posted By Andy G
A quick browse through Wikipedia shows that about...

A quick browse through Wikipedia shows that about 38 civilian aircraft have been brought down by gunfire or missile attack, since the 1930's.

The majority of the planes were not deliberately...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 12-27-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,511
Posted By Andy G
[/B] Bruce, you're not selling the mighty...

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Bruce, you're not selling the mighty IG? Besides, you can't by a boat from an owner who never showers! :eek:
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-24-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 18,092
Posted By Andy G
Seems like the board, in a bid to survive...

Seems like the board, in a bid to survive sacrificed the CEO, who's background apparently was from the defense hardware side of the organisation rather than commercial aviation division.

As has...
Forum: Harbor Chat 12-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,412
Posted By Andy G
I'd take that with a grain of salt..........sorry...

I'd take that with a grain of salt..........sorry :blush:

Actually, I prefer Maldon myself.
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-29-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,290
Posted By Andy G
Hmm, see what you mean. Well, as an...

Hmm, see what you mean.

Well, as an accompaniment how about some whipped mascarpone cut with some lemon rind and a small squeeze of juice.

Come to think of it,what about putting a bit of...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-29-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,290
Posted By Andy G
OK, I have never eaten pumpkin pie. However,...

OK, I have never eaten pumpkin pie. However, surely pumpkin would fall into the savory end of the taste spectrum. It seems a little weird putting cream or ice cream on it.

Pumpkin when curried...
Forum: Harbor Chat 11-24-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 835
Posted By Andy G
It was a Saturday morning, dad was chatting with...

It was a Saturday morning, dad was chatting with our next door neighbour over the fence and he came in and told my mother 'they have shot Kennedy'.

I wondered who Kennedy was and who 'they' were....
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 11-11-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,412
Posted By Andy G
Osmosis was specifically an aftermarket option...

Osmosis was specifically an aftermarket option for IG's. It was automatically added, at no extra cost, once the vessel was launched.

The theory was that it provided added buoyancy. My boat is...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,287
Posted By Andy G
And the prize goes...

And the prize goes to.........................................

:lol:
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 10-08-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 44,501
Posted By Andy G
This should probably be a stand alone new post,...

This should probably be a stand alone new post, and if Billy Wick could post a photo or two I am sure you would get some good pieces of advice from the august IG owners out there, the forum's premier...
Forum: Harbor Chat 08-29-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Andy G
That's a terrific video. It's amazing how the...

That's a terrific video. It's amazing how the cold water keeps the ship so well preserved.

A little info, courtesy of Wikipedia:

"HMS Terror was a specialized warship and a newly developed bomb...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-24-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,947
Posted By Andy G
Lucky old sailor. Perhaps he could be the...

Lucky old sailor.

Perhaps he could be the honorary TF hound.
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,140
Posted By Andy G
FWIW, I have had two FL 120's rebuilt. Different...

FWIW, I have had two FL 120's rebuilt. Different reasons for each engine, though one was the number 6 cylinder issue that Bruce alluded to. Each rebuild ran into the low $20k's.

What I did on...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-19-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,282
Posted By Andy G
Engine starting conundrum

This one has me stumped, so any advice from those with more knowledge on electrical issues than me would be most appreciated.

The boat has twin FL120's. She is on shore power 24/7 & the batteries...
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