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About Sailor1234567890

  • Birthday 05/05/1977

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    Shubenacadie NS, Canada
  • Interests
    Sailing ships, boating, sailing, canoeing, boatbuilding in 1:1 and various other scales.

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  1. Naah, I'd rather return to our regularly scheduled programming. Speedy is too cool to miss.
  2. My favourite invented word that I came up with years ago was angrifying. We had been broken into while we were away and it was the best word I could come up with to describe how we felt. I still use it. Pumps would have been used all the time, shipping and unshipping the handle would have taken a significant amount of time if they were shipped several times per day. I suspect they were left on but thought maybe someone might know for sure.
  3. Are those elm tree pump handles shipped and unshipped every time they are used? If not, do they snag on lines or anything? They seem quite protrusionary if I could invent a word.
  4. Have you any more shots of the three of them together? She's really taken a step forward with the ratlines done.
  5. Well feel better. We'll see your nexst ship model whenever you get to her.
  6. Wow, you move quickly. Nice job. This has to be the biggest model of her I've ever heard of.
  7. You asked earlier what the anchor fluke protector was called. The fluke used to be called the bill and it was called a Billboard. It's probably the etymological ancestor to the advertising signs on the highway.
  8. Does she have removable thwarts or was that just part of your simplification of it?
  9. My 1:96 Revel Cutty Sark has been on hold for a bit as we try to move amid Covid. Buying a house isn't easy with social distancing I tell ya. LOL Yes, Shubie is just up from Maitland.
  10. I'm trying to replicate those for a full sized vessel. I think I'm going to need to turn them on a face plate and not between ends. About 4-5 inch diameter.

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