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  1. See this Post. The bolt rope goes along the entire edge of the sail.
  2. Does that include the iron as a dietary supplement ? ☺️
  3. I just use a hand stitch with needle and thread. I stick the needle thru the rope going between one strand, then into the sail, loop around bottom edge of sail and back up thru the rope.
  4. Collingwood Group owns the aircraft but it crashed on take-off from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, John. See Bradley Airport crash
  5. I guess you guys are right. I glue the cradle to the base, so now it is permanent. Thanks for the comments, Likes, and for following along.
  6. Temperature at 7 AM this morning here in Hudson Valley was 7 F , yesterday's temperature at the same time of day was 8 F. Forecast is for continued bitter cold with a possible nor'easter predicted for Sat-Sun. Maybe we will have some iceboating by late Feb or early March Read in the Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester NY) newspaper that Rochester Snowiest city in NY State and possibly the nation. Love those Lake Effect snows !
  7. I left NY for the wilds of NJ for Basic Training at Fort Dix then up to north western NJ for the duration of my tour on active duty. All I got to see was NJ . But I did get to see a few Broadway plays for FREE courtesy of the USO - one in particular was Annie Get Your Gun with Ethel Merman (at about age 60 or so) and I got to take a "date" too) - and they were really good seats too, not ones up in the nose bleed section but down in the orchestra section. And I did meet my wife there too, been married to her for 52 years, so all in all I guess it was a good tour.
  8. It's actually a shelf unit - the back side is squared off. I just used it to get an idea of size.
  9. Well, I finally got the rest of the fiddly bits completed and installed. The model is now finished. I just have to find a more permanent plank to mount her on.
  10. I think that was the Air Force, Lou ! But they forgot to mention you can only see it from 30,000 feet or higher !
  11. Mark, Lou, these are not kits. They are resin (????) cast and come exactly as you see. They are Collectibles. When we were restoring our local lighhouse we started collecting them. The company that made them, Harbour Lights, went out of business after the founder/designer passed away.
  12. Denis, my wife's Harbour Lights Seven Foot Knoll Maryland lighthouse model. (Excuse the dust it's been sitting on a shelf for years).
  13. John are you referring to the 909 crash at Bradley International Airport? There were casualties. There were 3 crew and 10 passengers on board. Seven occupants were killed, and the remaining six were injured severely enough to be taken to the hospital, including one who was airlifted. Among the dead were the pilot and co-pilot, aged 75 and 71 respectively. One person on the ground was injured. The plane belonged to the Collingwood Group.
  14. Roger, it dropped to 13 F the two nights preceeding the snow storm. That was after a few days where it hit 67 F . Wild swings but I think winter is finally arriving. We got 3 inches of very fine light powder. Fishkill is about 1 hour drive south of me and across the river. Footnote : Just watched the weather forecast on the nightly news. Roger, looks like we are getting some arctic air from your area, by end of week we will be down in single digit temps. Guess the trees and bulbs can go back to sleep

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