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About Nirvana

  • Birthday 01/19/1965

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    Connell, WA
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    Ship-modeling, RC sailing, Maritime History, SketchUp Design and modeling, music and my dogs

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  1. Nirvana

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Had a great day with the Admiral and our great neighbors. Started out with simple breakfast and then the annual fall indoor multi garage sale at a local stadium. Once this was done; and I went out empty handed, found nothing we went to see how our neighbor's moms' new house was coming along. With this done we went RV shopping, and found a 36' fifth wheeler that we really liked. Perfect layout to Admiral and my opinion. However, the price tag was set at 82k dollar, so we are waiting for that million dollar winning ticket. We finalized the day with a happy hour treat at Lu Lu Bar & Tap in Tri-Cities overviewing the river.
  2. Nirvana

    What have you received today?

    Today I invested me with new speakers as my M-Audio hasn't powered up at all for a long time. This time I went with PreSonus Eris 4.5, the sound is so much better than the previous. The clarity and airiness is incredible and this without any tweaking . All still in factory pre-set. While I were at it, I went to officedepot next door to bestbuy and got me an HP 27" monitor as this where cheaper than bestbuys. Altogether 350 plus tax, not bad in my opinion.
  3. Nirvana

    What have you received today?

    Now my longboat has a "nametag" My own idea of fonts, laser printed on goldplated acrylic.
  4. I am honored! Thank you. That transom is really tricky. Took me some trials before getting what I wanted.
  5. Drove to Spokane WA last Friday to meet friends for dinner. When leaving the restaurant some drops of rain came down but not enough to run the windshield wipers. Still waiting for a good rain in our area.
  6. Glad to hear you are safe and still have power. It's an excellent time for ship building.
  7. Very nice transom build up, crisp and clean.
  8. Well folks, still as of today no rain! However, we have been getting some wind and temperatures are dropping. This has been clearing the air from smoke but it's not 100% there yet. Last couple of mornings temp has been at mid 40's, and the cars are covered with dew.
  9. Jim, I like that informative video. Can I order a case from you, for my Bluenose?
  10. Nirvana

    What have you received today?

    You will like that light, I have something similar and it's instant when flicking the switch.
  11. Great idea!😀 I will remember that when it's time for me to do the cannon rigging.
  12. Nirvana

    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    Dave, that is scary when your heart is acting up like that, and then being released when the doctors can't find the source. Blood clots can cause this too. Be careful, we all are thinking of you and waiting to hear something good.
  13. Well folks, it's amazing how the draught and wild fires accumulate during July through september months. In British Columbia there are about 130 fires going. With winds from north the smoke is being push down to us, with extremely hazardous air conditions. We have some days when the air has been worse here than in Beijing. No rain in the forecast at all.
  14. Nirvana

    What have you received today?

    I like to have a set of those tools too. Very nice!
  15. Kevin, I didn't copper plated the hull of Constructo America either. I found a good paint resembling copper.

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